Nationwide Claims to Fame

Fort Lee is 35th out of 6,405 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Fort Lee is 50th out of 6,406 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

Statewide Claims to Fame

Fort Lee is 6th in New Jersey out of 185 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Fort Lee is 6th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Race - Asian

Fort Lee is 8th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Fort Lee is 9th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Foreign born residents

Fort Lee is 12th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Female residents

Fort Lee is 13th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

Fort Lee is 14th in New Jersey out of 179 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Fort Lee is 14th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Fort Lee is 18th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Households

Fort Lee is 19th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Housing units

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Fort Lee Rank New Jersey US
Current population (2012) 35,732 23rd 8,864,590 313,914,040
Size in square miles 2.5 163rd 7,354.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 13,909.9 13th 1,195.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Fort Lee Rank New Jersey US
Residents younger than 5 5.1% 200th 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 17.0% 245th 22.9% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 21.8% 14th 14.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Fort Lee Rank New Jersey US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 92.8% 91st 87.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 53.9% 53rd 35.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Fort Lee Rank New Jersey US
Race - White 53.5% 220th 73.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 2.8% 170th 14.7% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1% 199th 0.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 38.4% 6th 9.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 239th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.1% 146th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 11.0% 115th 18.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 46.7% 203rd 58.2% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Fort Lee Rank New Jersey US
Female residents 53.5% 12th 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 49.3% 9th 20.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Fort Lee Rank New Jersey US
Housing units 17,818 19th 3,562,553 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 81.2% 8th 35.9% 25.9%
Households 16,404 18th 3,180,854 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 60.8% 179th 66.6% 66.1%
Home median value $357,800 126th $349,100 $186,200
People per household 2.1 244th 2.7 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Fort Lee Rank New Jersey US
Income per capita $45,157 56th $35,678 $27,915
Income per household $69,911 144th $71,180 $52,762
Income below poverty line 8.8% 79th 9.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Fort Lee Rank New Jersey US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 6,135 6th 781,622 27,092,908
Retail sales $311,809 41st $124,813,580 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $8,641 101st $14,453 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $80,573 14th $19,993,613 $613,795,732

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