Moonachie, NJ

Census Place

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2020 Population
2,714
0.0736% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Menendez
Democratic Party
US Senator
Cory Booker
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
34.9
16.9% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
6.5%
15.1% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$72,000
7.5% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$359,100
0.278% 1-year decline
2020 Employed Population
1,359
4.97% 1-year decline

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In 2020, Moonachie, NJ had a population of 2.71k people with a median age of 34.9 and a median household income of $72,000. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Moonachie, NJ declined from 2,716 to 2,714, a −0.0736% decrease and its median household income grew from $66,976 to $72,000, a 7.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Moonachie, NJ are White (Hispanic) (41.5%), White (Non-Hispanic) (35.2%), Other (Hispanic) (9.17%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.6%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.68%).

None of the households in Moonachie, NJ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

76% of the residents in Moonachie, NJ are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Moonachie, NJ are Teterboro School of Aeronautics (94 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Moonachie, NJ was $359,100, and the homeownership rate was 70.5%.

Most people in Moonachie, NJ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Moonachie, NJ was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Moonachie, NJ is home to a population of 2.71k people, from which 76% are citizens. As of 2020, 46.3% of Moonachie, NJ residents were born outside of the country (1.26k people).

In 2020, there were 1.18 times more White (Hispanic) residents (1.13k people) in Moonachie, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 956 White (Non-Hispanic) and 249 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

76%
2020 Citizenship
85.7%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 76% of Moonachie, NJ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Moonachie, NJ was 85.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Moonachie, NJ
  1. White (Hispanic)
    1.13k ± 354
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    956 ± 229
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    249 ± 194
54%
Hispanic Population
1.47k people

In 2020, there were 1.18 times more White (Hispanic) residents (1.13k people) in Moonachie, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 956 White (Non-Hispanic) and 249 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

54% of the people in Moonachie, NJ are hispanic (1.47k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    263,388 ± 12,412 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    182,812 ± 10,389 people
  3. Mexico
    106,394 ± 7,960 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New Jersey was India, the natal country of 263,388 New Jersey residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 182,812 and Mexico with 106,394.

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Foreign-Born Population

46.3%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
1.26k people
38.7%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.05k people

As of 2020, 46.3% of Moonachie, NJ residents (1.26k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Moonachie, NJ was 38.7%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    44 ± 32
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    10 ± 22
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    0 ± 18

Moonachie, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.4 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Moonachie, NJ employs 1.36k people. The largest industries in Moonachie, NJ are Health Care & Social Assistance (224 people), Retail Trade (154 people), and Manufacturing (127 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($102,250), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($81,167), and Public Administration ($68,839).

Males in New Jersey have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $67,739. The income inequality in New Jersey (measured using the Gini index) is 0.49, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

1.36k
2020 Value
± 201
−4.97%
1 Year decline
± 20.8%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Moonachie, NJ declined at a rate of −4.97%, from 1.43k employees to 1.36k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Moonachie, NJ, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (163 people), Transportation Occupations (135 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (130 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Moonachie, NJ.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.36k
2020 Value
± 201
−4.97%
1 Year decline
± 20.8%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Moonachie, NJ declined at a rate of −4.97%, from 1.43k employees to 1.36k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Moonachie, NJ, are Health Care & Social Assistance (224 people), Retail Trade (154 people), and Manufacturing (127 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Moonachie, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Moonachie, NJ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$35,917
Median earning men ± $8,988
$27,000
Median earning women ± $8,045

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($132,188), Public Administration ($69,375), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($63,542).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($46,250), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($45,000), and Wholesale Trade ($43,281).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in New Jersey. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in New Jersey.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $70.5B
  2. $58.9B
  3. $50.4B

In 2020, the top outbound New Jersey product (by dollars) was Electronics with $70.5B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($58.9B) and Motorized vehicles ($50.4B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New Jersey products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$649B
2020 Value in New Jersey
$1.35T
Projected 2050 Value in New Jersey
108% growth

In 2020, total outbound New Jersey trade was $649B. This is expected to increase 108% to $1.35T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New Jersey trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $116B
  2. $61.4B
  3. $24.4B

In 2020, the top outbound New Jersey domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $116B, followed by Pennsylvania with $61.4B and California and $24.4B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New Jersey shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are the senators currently representing the state of New Jersey. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New Jersey is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from New Jersey

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Bob Menendez
Senator from New Jersey1
Assumed office on January 17, 2006
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Jon Corzine, who was elected Governor of New Jersey.
Cory Booker
Senator from New Jersey2
Assumed office on October 31, 2013
Elected to the seat to succeed Jeffrey Chiesa, who had been appointed to the seat following the death of Frank Lautenberg.

Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are the senators currently representing New Jersey.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from New Jersey

New Jersey is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for New Jersey have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Moonachie, NJ awarded 94 degrees. The student population of Moonachie, NJ in 2020 is skewed towards men, with 275 male students and 9 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Moonachie, NJ are Hispanic or Latino (37 and 39.4%), followed by White (31 and 33%), Black or African American (12 and 12.8%), and Asian (10 and 10.6%).

The largest universities in Moonachie, NJ by number of degrees awarded are Teterboro School of Aeronautics (94 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Moonachie, NJ are Airframe Mechanics & Aircraft Maintenance Technology (94 and 100%) and Aircraft Powerplant Technology (0 and 0%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 284 students enrolled in Moonachie, NJ, 96.8% men and 3.17% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Unknown with 107 records, of which 0.935% were women and 99.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
94 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for 2 to 4 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Moonachie, NJ was Airframe Mechanics & Aircraft Maintenance Technology with 94 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 2 to 4 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Moonachie, NJ according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
94 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Teterboro School of Aeronautics with 94 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 89 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Moonachie, NJ, which is 17.8 times more than the 5 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Hispanic or Latino students. These 37 degrees mean that there were 1.19 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 31 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private for-profit, 2-year ($16,520) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private for-profit, 2-year ($237) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Private for-profit, 2-year ($1,700) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.943% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.978% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.89M), Bachelors Degree (1.64M), and Some college (1.28M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Moonachie, NJ was $359,100 in 2020, which is 1.56 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $360,100 to $359,100, a 0.278% decrease. The homeownership rate in Moonachie, NJ is 70.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Moonachie, NJ have an average commute time of 29.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Moonachie, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$359,100
Median Property Value 2020
±$40,659
$589
Median Property Taxes
±$115

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Moonachie, NJ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Moonachie, NJ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

70.5%
Homeownership
2020
63.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 70.5% of the housing units in Moonachie, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 71.4%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Census Tract 362
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the places in Moonachie, NJ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$72,000
Median Household Income
± $14,359
836
Number of Households
± 148

In 2020, the median household income of the 836 households in Moonachie, NJ grew to $72,000 from the previous year's value of $66,976.

The following chart displays the households in Moonachie, NJ distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Moonachie, NJ is from New Jersey.
0.49
2020 Wage GINI in New Jersey
0.493
2019 Wage GINI in New Jersey

In 2020, the income inequality in New Jersey was 0.49 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.5% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for New Jersey was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New Jersey in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (71.4%)
  2. Carpooled (11.1%)
  3. Walked (8.07%)

In 2020, 71.4% of workers in Moonachie, NJ drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.1%) and those who walked to work (8.07%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

29.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Moonachie, NJ have a longer commute time (29.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.4% of the workforce in Moonachie, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Moonachie, NJ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Moonachie, NJ have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Moonachie, NJ (164 out of 2.52k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Moonachie, NJ is Hispanic, followed by Other and White.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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86.5% of the population of Moonachie, NJ has health coverage, with 48.3% on employee plans, 19.1% on Medicaid, 10.2% on Medicare, 8.66% on non-group plans, and 0.184% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in New Jersey was $8,859 in 2014. This is a 4.91% increase from the previous year ($8,444).

Primary care physicians in Bergen County, NJ see 847 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.353% decrease from the previous year (850 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 759 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 386 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in New Jersey, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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847 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Bergen County, NJ

Primary care physicians in Bergen County, NJ see an average of 847 patients per year. This represents a 0.353% decrease from the previous year (850 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Bergen County, NJ in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of New Jersey across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 28.9% under 18 years, 21.4% between 18 and 34 years, 35.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.1% were men and 51.9% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

13.5%
Uninsured
48.3%
Employer Coverage
19.1%
Medicaid
10.2%
Medicare
8.66%
Non-Group
0.184%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Moonachie, NJ grew by 3.46% from 13.1% to 13.5%.

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