Linden, NJ
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Linden, New Jersey Info Snack

Population
42,332
Unemployment
6.1%
Poverty
8.1%
Median Home
$293,700
Median Income
$75,084
Median Rent
$1,362

Linden SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
10
Safety
5
Amenities
9.5
Education
6
Commute
5

Linden, NJ Crime Report

1,248
Total Crimes
2,935.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
25.12%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Linden
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,248 2,935.4 1,353.6 2,346.0
Violent Crime 142 334.0 195.4 387.8
Murder 5 11.8 3.7 6.5
Robbery 16 37.6 49.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 106 249.3 127.9 279.7
Property Crime 1,106 2,601.4 1,158.2 1,958.2
Burglary 109 256.4 146.2 314.2
Larceny 888 2,088.7 896.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 109 256.4 115.7 246.0

Linden, NJ Cost Of Living

119
Linden's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Linden New Jersey National Average
Overall 119 121 100
Services 116 107 100
Groceries 105 107 100
Health 95 100 100
Housing 139 160 100
Transportation 108 106 100
Utilities 103 98 100

Linden, NJ Photos

American Cyanamid Company In The Lindenc New Jersey Industrial Complex Of Metropolitan New York On The Arthur Kill
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Linden in New Jersey

Map Of Linden, NJ

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Population over time in Linden

Year Population % Change
2020 42,332 0.7%
2019 42,033 -0.5%
2018 42,230 1.5%
2017 41,595 0.7%
2016 41,322 0.7%
2015 41,054 0.8%
2014 40,732 0.8%
2013 40,421 0.6%
2012 40,173 0.5%
2011 39,967 -

Race / Ethnicity in Linden

White
33.4% (14,128)
African American
28.7% (12,146)
American Indian
0.1% (47)
Asian
3.3% (1,407)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.5% (192)
Two Or More
2.4% (1,004)
Hispanic
31.7% (13,408)
Race Linden NJ USA
White 33.4% 54.7% 60.1%
African American 28.7% 12.6% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 3.3% 9.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.5% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.4% 2.1% 2.8%
Hispanic 31.7% 20.4% 18.2%

Gender in Linden

Female
51.9% (21,961)
Male
48.1% (20,371)
Gender Linden NJ USA
Female 51.9% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 48.1% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Linden for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
9.0% (3,809)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (2,539)
High School / GED
34.0% (14,392)
Some College
20.0% (8,466)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (3,809)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (6,349)
Master's Degree
6.0% (2,539)
Professional Degree
1.0% (423)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Linden NJ USA
< 9th Grade 9.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 34.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 25.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Linden, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
3.7% (157,796)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.0% (127,904)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.6% (237,125)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.5% (358,419)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.6% (450,682)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.5% (782,659)
$75,000 to $99,999
17.9% (759,090)
$100,000 to $149,999
18.4% (776,910)
$150,000 to $199,999
9.5% (402,970)
$200,000 or more
4.2% (179,640)
Income Linden NJ USA
Less than $10,000 3.7% 4.7% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.0% 3.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.6% 6.7% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.5% 6.6% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.6% 9.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.5% 14.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 17.9% 12.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 18.4% 17.8% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 9.5% 10.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 4.2% 14.8% 8.3%

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