Cliffside Park INFORMATION

Population: 22,829

Male 49% Female 51%
Married 53%
Single 47%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Cliffside Park has a similar population density. Cliffside Park is perfect for those who like the fast paced city environment.

23,657 Cliffside Park
27,441 New York

City Info

Cliffside Park, NJ is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 9/10 and an overall value of 8/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Cliffside Park has a population density of 23,657, with 22,829 current residents.

Out of the 22,829 current residents, 49% are male and 51% are female. 53% of the residents are married and 47% are single.



Air quality

Bad air quality


  • 57% Sun
  • 44% Rain
  • 27% Snow


55°F average temperature

  • 43 years Median home age
  • $391,350 Median home price
  • -4.81% Home appreciation rate
  • 21.97% Annual property tax
  • 43.6%
    Homes owned
  • 51.6%
    Homes rented
  • 4.8%
    Homes vacant


As for living in Cliffside Park, the air quality is 15% and the weather, on average, is 57% sunny, 44% rainy, and 27% snowy. The average temperature is 55°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Cliffside Park, you should know that 43.6% of homes are owned while 51.6% of homes are rented, and 4.8% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $391,350, the median age of homes is 43 years, the annual home appreciation is -4.81% and the annual property tax is 21.97%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Democrat Democrat


When looking at the community of Cliffside Park, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Cliffside Park’s crime rate is 3 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Cliffside Park is 44 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 54.19% Democratic, 44.75% Republican, and 1.06% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:14


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 78%
    High school diploma
  • 4%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 19%
    Bachelors degree
  • 13%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at Cliffside Park, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 7.90% of residents are unemployed in Cliffside Park (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Cliffside Park residents: 16% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 18.70% are in the arts and sciences field, 14.7% are in the customer service field, 29.6% are in the sales field, 0.04% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 8.6% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 12.4% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:14. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 78.26%, 4.38% of residents have an associate’s degree, 19.30% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 12.57% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in Cliffside Park, you should be aware that the average commute time is 36 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Cliffside Park have a few different options. 62% of commuters use their own cars, 11% of commuters carpool, 19% of commuters use the transit system, and 3% of residents work from home.

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