NJ

National Population : 333,590,059
New Jersey State Population : 9,202,495

About Brookdale, NJ

Brookdale, NJ is located in Essex County in the state of New Jersey.

The total City Population for Brookdale is about 9,539 with about 2,298 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 49,994.

The Average Home Value is $322,600.00, which is roughly 12% lower than the Average Home Value of $365,627.00 for the state of New Jersey, and roughly 42% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $76,487.00, which is roughly 18% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $93,038.00 for the state of New Jersey, and roughly 25% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Brookdale is about 4.8%.

New Jersey is ranked #6 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 80.81 out of 100.

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Voting

Essex County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 71.71% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 77.27%
Republican: 21.86%
Libertarian: 0.38%
Green: 0.28%
Other: 0.21%


Nearby Locations

Glen Ridge, NJ (1.07 mi.)
Belleville, NJ (1.42 mi.)
Montclair, NJ (1.55 mi.)
Nutley, NJ (1.61 mi.)
East Orange, NJ (2.57 mi.)
N Arlington, NJ (3.18 mi.)
Clifton, NJ (3.19 mi.)
Lyndhurst, NJ (3.37 mi.)
Orange, NJ (3.57 mi.)
Verona, NJ (3.62 mi.)
West Orange, NJ (3.93 mi.)
Cedar Grove, NJ (4.10 mi.)
Rutherford, NJ (4.27 mi.)
Kearny, NJ (4.48 mi.)
Harrison, NJ (4.55 mi.)
East Newark, NJ (4.55 mi.)
Newark, NJ (4.70 mi.)
Passaic, NJ (4.77 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 07003
Latitude : 40.808510
Longitude : -74.187986
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 180 ft.
Area Code(s) : 973, 862

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.54
Male Population Estimate : 44.73%
Female Population Estimate : 49.90%
Median Age : 37.7
Male Median Age : 36.3
Female Median Age : 39.0

White Population Estimate : 58.96%
Black Population Estimate : 19.07%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 23.22%
Asian Population Estimate : 8.80%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.22%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.95%
Other Population Estimate : 10.57%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Brookdale specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Essex County: About 14 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Essex County: About 606 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Essex County is about 71% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 53% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.