Maywood is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 9,555, reflecting an increase of 32 (+0.3%) from the 9,523 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 50 (+0.5%) from the 9,473 counted in the 1990 Census.
Maywood was incorporated as a borough on June 29, 1894, from portions of Midland Township, based on the results of a referendum held that day. The borough was formed during the "Boroughitis" phenomenon then sweeping through Bergen County, in which 26 boroughs were formed in the county in 1894 alone. The borough's name came from the name of a station established in the area by the New Jersey Midland Railroad.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough had a total area of 1.29 square miles (3.34 km2), including 1.29 square miles (3.33 km2) of land and <0.01 square miles (0.01 km2) of water (0.16%).
The borough borders the Bergen County municipalities of Hackensack, Lodi, Paramus and Rochelle Park.
The 2010 United States Census counted 9,555 people, 3,649 households, and 2,591 families in the borough. The population density was 7,428.0 per square mile (2,868.0/km2). There were 3,769 housing units at an average density of 2,930.0 per square mile (1,131.3/km2). The racial makeup was 74.78% (7,145) White, 5.34% (510) Black or African American, 0.18% (17) Native American, 10.98% (1,049) Asian, 0.02% (2) Pacific Islander, 6.16% (589) from other races, and 2.54% (243) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 18.68% (1,785) of the population.
Of the 3,649 households, 29.7% had children under the age of 18; 55.4% were married couples living together; 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present and 29.0% were non-families. Of all households, 24.0% 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 2.61 and the average family size was 3.14.
21.0% of the population were under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 29.5% from 45 to 64, and 15.7% who were 65 years of age or older.