Palisades Park

Community Profile

People

The total population of the City of Palisades Park is 20,890. The median age is 37.3

20,890

Total Population

49.89%

Male

50.11%

Female

Age Distribution

Median Age

37

Educational Attainment

The majority of the population in Palisades Park has completed at least a bachelor degree, and 44.47% has a College Degree.

< Grade 9

7.78%

Grade 9-12

5.39%

High School

29.74%

Some College

12.61%

Assoc Degree

4.01%

Bach Degree

32.45%

Grad Degree

8.01%

0

in the community

197

within 50 miles

offer Associate’s Degree or Certificate

0

in the community

183

within 50 miles

offer Bachelor’s Degree or Higher

Labor Force

Palisades Park has a labor force of 11,659 people.

11,659

Labor Force

Where are the top jobs by occupation?

Office and Administrative support

17.92%

763

Sales

17%

724

Executive, Managers, and Administrators

10.73%

457

Food Preparation, Serving

6.72%

286

Education, Training/Library

5.42%

231

The work distribution of total employees in Palisades Park is:

30%

Blue Collar

69%

White Collar

Total Establishments

889

Total Employees

4,259

Businesses and Jobs

Palisades Park has a total of 889 businesses. In 2016, the leading industries in Palisades Park were Retail, Accommodation and Food Services, Health Care and Social Services, and Education.

What are the top industries by jobs?

1

Retail

900

Jobs

136

Establishments

2

Accommodation and Food Services

460

Jobs

84

Establishments

3

Health Care and Social Services

450

Jobs

102

Establishments

4

Education

440

Jobs

45

Establishments

How many employees do businesses in Palisades Park have?

1-4

Employees

1-4 Employees

75.25%

5-9 Employees

16.76%

10-19 Employees

5.17%

20-49 Employees

1.8%

50-99 Employees

0.56%

100+ Employees

0.45%

Income and Spending

Households in Palisades Park earn a median yearly income of 63,895. 52.76% of the households earn more than the national average each year. Household expenditures average 61,052 per year. The majority of earnings get spent on Shelter, Transportation, Food and Beverages, Health Care, and Utilities.

$63,895

Median Household Income

Income Distribution

How do people spend most of their money?

PER HOUSEHOLD

Shelter

$12,531

Transportation

$11,466

Food and Beverages

$8,941

Health Care

$4,762

Utilities

$4,561

$61,052

Median Household Expenditure

Housing

There are 72% more households who rent their homes than there are homeowners.

Owners vs. Renters

Transportation

Residents spend an average of 28 minutes commuting to work. Palisades Park is served by 20 airports within 50 miles. Rail can be accessed within the community. Interstates can be accessed within the community.

28min

Commute Travel Time

0 + 20(+50 miles)

Airports in Community

Interstate

In Community

Freight Rail

In Community

Taxes

Top State Corporate Income Tax

9%

Top State Corporate Capital Gains Tax

9%

Top State Personal Income Tax

8.97%

Top State Personal Capital Gains Tax

9%

State Sales Tax

7%

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