Guttenberg (New Jersey)
Guttenberg Town Hall
|Location in New Jersey|
|Foundation :||March 9, 1859|
|State :||United States|
|State :||New Jersey|
|County :||Hudson County|
|Time zone :||Eastern ( UTC − 5 / −4 )|
|Residents :||11,176 (as of 2010)|
|Population density :||22,352 inhabitants per km 2|
|Area :||0.6 km 2 (approx. 0 mi 2 ) of
which 0.5 km 2 (approx. 0 mi 2 ) is land
|Height :||59 m|
|Postal code :||07093|
|Area code :||+1 201|
|GNIS ID :||0885235|
|Mayor :||Gerald Drasheff|
Guttenberg is a city in Hudson County , New Jersey , United States . In the 2010 census , 11,176 inhabitants were registered. With a calculated population density of more than 22,000 people per km² based on urban land area, Guttenberg is the most densely populated community in the United States.
According to the American surveying office, Guttenberg has a total area of 0.6 km² , of which 0.5 km² is land and 0.1 km² (16.67%) is water. The city consists of a strip of just four blocks on the Hudson River across from Manhattan . In the southwest Guttenberg borders on West New York , otherwise on North Bergen .
Several large apartment blocks such as the Galaxy Towers in the small urban area ensure the extraordinarily high population density.
As of the 2000 census, there are 10,807 people, 4,493 households and 2,619 families in the city. This would correspond to a population density of 21,961.1 people per km², the highest in North America. 64.98% of the population are White, 3.81% African American , 0.38% Native American , 7.30% Asian , 0.01% Pacific Islander , 16.42% Other Ethnicity, and 7.10% Mixed Race . 54.33% are Latinos of any race .
Of the 4,493 households, 27.8% have children under the age of 18. 40.3% of them are married couples living together, 13.0% are single mothers, 41.7% are not families, 35.1% are single households and 10.0% are people over 65. The average household size is 2 , 38, the average family size 3.13.
21.2% of the population are under 18 years old, 8.7% between 18 and 24, 36.9% between 25 and 44, 21.4% between 45 and 64, 11.8% older than 65. The average age is 36 years. The ratio of women to men is 100: 92.9, for people older than 18 the ratio is 100: 90.6.
The median income for a household is $ 44,515 and the median income for a family is $ 47,440. Males have a median income of $ 38,628 versus $ 33,154 for females. The per capita income for the city is $ 27,931. 13.0% of the population and 11.1% of families live below the poverty line, of which 18.7% are children or adolescents younger than 18 years and 10.9% of people are older than 65.