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Overview

Introduction to Bloomingdale, New Jersey

Bloomingdale, New Jersey is 5 miles NW of Wayne, New Jersey and 20 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey. It is in Passaic County.

Bloomingdale History

The area now known as Bloomingdale was originally settled in by Europeans in 1712. The Bloomingdale Forge was constructed soon after. In 1868, a rubber mill and several other factories were built in the neighboring community of Butler. The New Jersey Midland Railroad was laid in the area, and this led to significant development in the community. The mid 19th century also witnessed the growth of a business district along the Pequannock River and the Paterson-Hamburg Turnpike. Bloomingdale was officially incorporated on February 23, 1918.

Bloomingdale and nearby Attractions

  • American Folk Art Museum
  • Carnegie Hall
  • American Labor Museum
  • Norvin Green State Forest
  • Van Riper-Hopper House
  • George Washington Bridge

Things To Do In Bloomingdale

Local museums and historical sites include the American Labor Museum, the Van Riper-Hopper House, Ringwood Manor, Hamilton House Museum, the Paterson Museum, the Old Stone House Museum and the Lambert Castle Museum. The 1,351-acre Campgaw Mountain Reservation, and the 2,145-acre Ramapo Valley County Reservation are also close by. Visitors can enjoy camping, fishing and hiking at these reservations. The George Washington Bridge, the Turtle Back Zoo, the New Jersey Botanical Garden, the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum & Bird Sanctuary, and the Bergen County Zoological Park are some of the other popular destinations in the area.

Bloomingdale Transportation

Air transportation is available from Newark Liberty International Airport.

Bloomingdale Higher Education

Nearby colleges include William Paterson University of New Jersey, Ramapo College of New Jersey, and Passaic County Community College.

People

Total Population 7,933
Male Share of the Population 49%
Female Share of the Population 51%
Senior Citizens 18%
Employed Population 16+ 4,047
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 47.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 30.1%
Median Earnings25+ $49,181
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $39,301
Median Earnings With High School Degree $36,272

Wealth

Median Family Income $93,053
% Above Poverty Level 96.9%
% Below Poverty Level 3.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.3%
% Using Public Transportation 2.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 26.8%
Median Gross Rent $1,387
Median House Value $319,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.4%
US/American 0%
English 9.1%
Irish 19.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Bloomingdale Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles NW of Wayne, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 20 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey
County Passaic
Standard Zip Codes 07403
Phone Area Codes 973
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.001
Longitude -74.326

Bloomingdale Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WANAQUE RAYMOND DAM
Distance 3.6 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 39 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches
Station CHARLOTTEBURG RESERVOIR
Distance 5.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 36 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 64 F
Annual Precip 52.9 inches
Station LITTLE FALLS
Distance 9.6 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 51.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Butler 7,659 $106,875
Kinnelon 10,372 $152,188
Oakland 13,003 $121,671
Pompton Lakes 11,179 $104,482
Riverdale 4,154 $104,975
Wanaque 11,617 $94,112

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Bloomingdale Public Libraries

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Bloomingdale Free Public Library
101 HAMBURG TURNPIKE
Bloomingdale, New Jersey
(973) 838-0077
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