Welcome to Bergen County
Known for its tight-knit communities, spacious homes, and suburban charm, Bergen County, NJ is a favorite New York City suburb. Located just west of Hudson County just a short drive or commuter rail ride from Manhattan, Bergen County is filled with shopping, dining, amenities, and boundless potential.
If you're considering living in Bergen County, we'd love to talk with you! As lifelong Northern New Jersey residents and local Realtors, we are more than happy to introduce you to the communities and homes we think you'll love. Feel free to contact us at 201-391-2500 ext. 716 or 201-819-3309.
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Spotlights of Bergen County
Sports fans can root for the home teams — the New Jersey Jackals baseball team based in Yogi Berra Stadium in Little Falls and the New Jersey Devils hockey team based at the Prudential Center in Newark — or cheer on the New York Giants and New York Jets from their home stadiums.
Arts & Culture
Though it's not far from the rich culture and entertainment of NYC, Bergen County offers a world of opportunities right at home. There are tons of art galleries, theatres, museums, and live performance venues scattered all throughout the area.
Shopping & Dining
When it comes to shopping & dining, Bergen County is a famous destination! Major shopping meccas like Paramus Park, Garden State Plaza, The Outlets at Bergen Town Center, and IKEA are packed in a small area within Bergen County, allowing residents to easily find their favorite shops and restaurants within minutes of their homes.
MTA's Port Jervis Line
NJ Transit Main Line, Bergen County Line
Major Roads: I-95, I-287, Garden State Pkwy, I-80
Bergen County Quick Facts
Median Age: 38.4
Average Household Size: 2.5
Annual Residential Turnover: 13.2
Population Density per Mile: 942
Households with Children: 3,099
Median Years in Residence: 4.2
Median Dwelling Age: 16
Total Population: 24,503
Average Household Income: $158,237
Bergen County Education
Percent of Population with a Bachelor’s Degree: 36%
Percent of Population with a Graduate Degree: 19.4%
Top Three Employment Industries in MahwahService: 4,834
Retail Trade: 2,104
Wholesale Trade: 1,928
- Bergen County Schools:
Betsy Ross Elementary School
George Washington Elementary School
Joyce Kilmer Elementary School
Lenape Meadows Elementary School
Ramapo Ridge Middle School
Mahwah High School
Bergen County WeatherAnnual Precipitation: 51”
Average Winter High Temperature (January): 36.4
Average Winter Low Temperature (January): 18.2
Average Summer High Temperature (July): 83.8
Average Summer Low Temperature (July): 62.3
Bergen County AmenitiesBergen County Recreation
Bergen County Parks Dept
Darlington Golf Center
New York Sports Club
Bergen County Dining
Jersey Boys Pizza and Subs
Mahwah Bar and Grill
Mahwah Pizza and Pasta
Moe’s Southwest Grill
Chicken and Rib Crib
Bergen County Shopping
Mahwah Shopping Center
Mall at Mahwah
Bergen County Attractions
Living in Bergen County
Living in Bergen County, you can experience all the amenities of cosmopolitan living without all the headaches associated with big-city life. Bergen County enjoys a slightly slower pace of life than you'll find in Manhattan, yet there is always something fun to do in this area, from thrilling sporting events to city-wide festivals and celebrations.
Cozy and conventient? Posh and modern? Luxurious and large? Private and secluded? Surrounded by attractions? Bergen County has a home for every need, want, taste, and buyer! And with median home prices at just $452,800, price tags are far more affordable than in NYC!
The Services & Amenities
- County: 201-869-9595
- Police: 201-336-7700
- Fire: 585-494-2100
- Ambulance: 201-391-2332
- Tax Assessor: 201-336-7000
- Fire Department: Volunteer
Though it's a pretty manageable drive or rail ride into Manhattan, Bergen County is home to many of its own large businesses and employers. Some of the largest employers in the county include Hackensack University Medical Center, Valley Health System, Qwest Diagnostics, and Cognizant Technology Solutions.
Get outside and explore Bergen County! There are tons of ways to get active and enjoy the great outdoors in Bergen County, like The Bike Path, Campgaw Mointain Ski Center, Darlington Park, Bergen Equestrian Center, Van Saun Park, and many more.
Ready to Find Home in Bergen County?
Searching for a home for sale in Bergen County or want to learn more about what it’s like to live in northeastern New Jersey? We’ve got the resources to help you out! Contact us to learn more and schedule a showing of your favorite homes, or browse our Buyer’s Resources below!
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