Hackensack, a small city in New Jersey, has a population of just under 45,000. At an average age of just over 39, the city's population is middle-of-the-pack compared to other municipalities in New Jersey, which has an average age of 39. The majority of residents rent in Hackensack, and 35% of residents are homeowners. At $1,367 per month, the average rent is just above the state average.
Hackensack residents have an average commute of about 35 minutes. Many residents (37%) drive to work, while public transportation is used by only 10% of the city. Walking (3%) isn't a common means of commuting to work, though the number does exceed the national average.
Many Hackensack residents work in one of three industries: healthcare, retail, and entertainment. Together, these industries account for 22% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many residents work in sales, as 8% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any field. Hackensack workers earn an average annual income of just under $74K, less than the average New Jersey resident. The city's average income, however, is fairly on par with the national average ($73,345). Compared to the national average (13%), Hackensack has a relatively high number of college graduates, as 17% of the city's residents over the age of 25 possess a Bachelor's Degree. Additionally, 25% possess a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree.