What is the current population of Linden?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Linden is 43,594. Linden, New Jersey is the 914th largest city in the US.

Linden Geography [top]

What county is Linden, New Jersey in?

Linden is located entirely in Union County.

What is the size of Linden, New Jersey in square miles?

Linden has an area of 10.7 square miles.

Linden Population Facts [top]

What was the peak population of Linden?

The current population of Linden (43,594) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Linden growing?

Linden has grown 10.5% since the 2000. Linden, New Jersey's growth is about average. 58% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the population density of Linden, New Jersey?

Linden has a population density of 3,793.8 people per square mile.

Linden Demographics [top]

What is the voting age population of Linden, New Jersey?

The total voting age population of Linden, New Jersey, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 28,958. The voting age population is 46.7% male and 53.3% female.

What percentage of Linden, New Jersey residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 14.3% of the residents of Linden are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Linden, New Jersey?

The racial demographics of Linden are 53.3% White, 30.4% Black, 8.2% Other, 3.7% Asian, 3.7% Two or more races, 0.6% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 32.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Linden, New Jersey residents are below the poverty line?

In Linden, 8.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 12.6%. On a per-household basis, 5.9% of families are below the poverty line in Linden.

What percentage of Linden, New Jersey residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 67.9% of Linden residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Linden, New Jersey residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.1% of Linden residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 22.7% have a bachelor's degree and 7.4% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Linden, New Jersey residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Linden residents aged 5 and older, 51.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 27.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 19.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.1% speak an Asian language.

Linden Income & Labor Statistics [top]

What is the unemployment rate in Linden, New Jersey?

The unemployment rate in Linden is 7.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Linden, New Jersey residents work for the government?

In Linden, 16.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Linden, New Jersey?

The median household income in Linden is $73,386.

Linden Housing & Rent Statistics [top]

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Linden, New Jersey?

In Linden, 57.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Linden, New Jersey?

Renters occupy 42.3% of housing units in Linden.

What percentage of Linden, New Jersey housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Linden, 19.3% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Linden, New Jersey housing units were built after 2000?

In Linden, 7.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,100 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Linden, New Jersey?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Linden is $1,313.

What percentage of households in Linden, New Jersey have broadband internet?

In Linden, 81.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Linden Population By Year

Population Graph For Linden
Year Population Rank in US
2021 43,594 914
2020 43,563 913
2019 42,361 913
2018 42,538 903
2017 43,056 884
2016 42,457 891
2015 42,021 892
2014 41,651 889
2013 41,301 886
2012 40,880 886
2011 40,637 888
2010 40,499 887
2000 39,443 815
1990 36,732 748

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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
904 Concord, New Hampshire 44,006 8.0%
905 Lombard, Illinois 43,891 2.9%
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907 Saginaw, Michigan 43,854 -28.7%
908 Lompoc, California 43,834 6.3%
909 Greenacres, Florida 43,813 53.5%
910 Oakley, California 43,771 69.3%
911 Oakland Park, Florida 43,650 3.6%
912 Pittsfield, Massachusetts 43,641 -4.5%
913 Leominster, Massachusetts 43,613 5.1%
914 Linden, New Jersey 43,594 10.5%
915 Hickory, North Carolina 43,532 15.5%
916 Altoona, Pennsylvania 43,525 -11.9%
917 Holly Springs, North Carolina 43,524 329.9%
918 Ormond Beach, Florida 43,517 19.0%
919 Hagerstown, Maryland 43,487 18.2%
920 Gainesville, Georgia 43,417 64.8%
921 Waxahachie, Texas 43,368 100.0%
922 Hollister, California 43,346 24.4%
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924 Newnan, Georgia 43,298 162.8%

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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
513 Camden 71,773 -10.0%
541 Passaic 69,633 2.5%
544 Bayonne 69,211 11.9%
547 East Orange 68,903 -1.2%
580 Union City 65,638 -2.1%
630 Vineland 61,156 9.5%
668 Hoboken 58,690 51.6%
707 New Brunswick 55,708 15.2%
719 Perth Amboy 55,291 16.7%
723 Plainfield 54,936 14.8%
761 West New York 52,242 13.6%
867 Hackensack 45,646 6.5%
879 Sayreville 45,086 11.2%
914 Linden 43,594 10.5%
983 Kearny 40,370 -0.3%
994 Fort Lee 39,871 11.7%
1035 Atlantic City 38,466 -4.9%
1134 Fair Lawn 35,159 11.1%
1217 Garfield 32,469 9.0%
1219 Long Branch 32,383 3.0%
1277 Princeton 30,872 127.7%
1285 Westfield 30,754 3.6%
1313 Rahway 29,911 12.7%
1345 Englewood 29,113 11.1%
1380 Bergenfield 28,206 7.5%
1408 Millville 27,638 3.0%
1464 Bridgeton 26,610 17.0%
1475 Paramus 26,416 2.5%
1484 Ridgewood 26,202 5.1%
1502 Lodi 25,966 8.3%
1521 Cliffside Park 25,594 11.2%
1553 Carteret 25,152 20.6%
1605 South Plainfield 24,243 10.9%
1703 Summit 22,526 6.5%
1707 North Plainfield 22,497 3.4%
1709 Roselle 22,432 5.3%

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