|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Fort Lee is 39,871. Fort Lee, New Jersey is the 994th largest city in the US.
Fort Lee is located entirely in Bergen County.
The peak population of Fort Lee was in 2020, when its population was 40,130. In 2020, Fort Lee was the 984th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 994th largest city in the US. Fort Lee is currently 0.6% smaller than it was in 2020.
Fort Lee has grown 11.7% since the 2000. Fort Lee, New Jersey's growth is about average. 54% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Fort Lee has a population density of 13,909.9 people per square mile.
|761||West New York||52,242||13.6%|
|988||Apache Junction, Arizona||39,981||24.6%|
|989||Culver City, California||39,970||2.7%|
|990||Florence, South Carolina||39,958||26.7%|
|993||Cottage Grove, Minnesota||39,926||30.1%|
|994||Fort Lee, New Jersey||39,871||11.7%|
|995||Cape Girardeau, Missouri||39,820||12.2%|
|997||Hobbs, New Mexico||39,756||38.9%|
|999||Plant City, Florida||39,653||31.2%|
|1000||Lincoln Park, Michigan||39,643||-0.9%|
The total voting age population of Fort Lee, New Jersey, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 25,002. The voting age population is 46.3% male and 53.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 24.9% of the residents of Fort Lee are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Fort Lee are 49.9% White, 42.5% Asian, 2.7% Two or more races, 2.5% Black, 2.1% Other, 0.2% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 13.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Fort Lee, 9.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 12.1%. On a per-household basis, 6.5% of families are below the poverty line in Fort Lee.
Among those aged 16 and older, 61.4% of Fort Lee residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 94.5% of Fort Lee residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 59.6% have a bachelor's degree and 23.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Fort Lee residents aged 5 and older, 57.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 8.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 12.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 33.9% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Fort Lee is 3.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Fort Lee, 9.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Fort Lee is $83,767.
In Fort Lee, 59.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 40.6% of housing units in Fort Lee.
Of all the housing units in Fort Lee, 6.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Fort Lee, 11.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Fort Lee is $1,923.
In Fort Lee, 87.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.