Dumont is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. The population was 17,503 at the 2000 census.
Dumont was formed on July 20, 1894, as the Borough of Schraalenburgh from portions of Harrington Township and Palisades Township, at the height of the "Boroughitis" phenomenon then sweeping through Bergen County, based on the results of a referendum held the previous day. On June 13, 1898, the borough's name was changed to Dumont in honor of Dumont Clarke, the borough's first mayor.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km2), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 17,503 people, 6,370 households, and 4,758 families residing in the borough. The population density was 8,812.6 people per square mile (3,396.0/km2). There were 6,465 housing units at an average density of 3,255.1/sq mi (1,254.3/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 83.77% White, 1.49% African American, 0.10% Native American, 10.96% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 1.94% from other races, and 1.74% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.36% of the population. There were 6,370 households out of which 34.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.8% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.3% were non-families. 22.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.24.
In the borough the population was spread out with 24.4% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 31.3% from 25 to 44, 22.8% from 45 to 64, and 15.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 92.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.2 males.
The median income for a household in the borough was $65,490, and the median income for a family was $73,880. Males had a median income of $47,402 versus $35,331 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $26,489. About 2.0% of families and 2.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.5% of those under age 18 and 1.7% of those age 65 or over.
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