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Overview

Introduction to Cliffside Park, New Jersey

Cliffside Park, New Jersey, in Bergen county, is 1 mile NE of North Bergen, New Jersey and 5 miles N of New York, New York. The town benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Bergen - Passaic metropolitan area.

Cliffside Park History

Initially, Cliffside Park was a part of Ridgefield Township. It was incorporated on January 15, 1895. Palisades Amusement Park, which closed on September 12, 1971, was located in Cliffside Park.

Cliffside Park and nearby Attractions

  • Riverbank State Park
  • Fort Lee Historic Park & Museum
  • American Museum of Natural History
  • Cathedral of Saint John the Divine
  • Overpeck County Park
  • Children's Museum of Manhattan
  • Apollo Theater

Things To Do In Cliffside Park

A number of recreational facilities are available at Cliffside Park. The town includes a soccer complex, facilities for roller hockey, a football field and basketball courts. It includes a multitude of restaurants, which serve Italian and Turkish dishes. You can also explore the shopping areas of Anderson Avenue in Cliffside Park

Cliffside Park Transportation

Air transportation is provided by La Guardia International Airport.

Cliffside Park Higher Education

Columbia University, Barnard College, Manhattan School of Music, Helene Fuld College of Nursing and Boricua College are nearby.

People

Total Population 24,493
Male Share of the Population 47.5%
Female Share of the Population 52.5%
Senior Citizens 20%
Employed Population 16+ 12,370
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 50.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 40.5%
Median Earnings25+ $45,186
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,644
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,919

Wealth

Median Family Income $71,754
% Above Poverty Level 87.5%
% Below Poverty Level 12.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 35 minutes
% Working from Home 4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.9%
% Using Public Transportation 26.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 31.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,245
Median House Value $400,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 45.9%
US/American 2.2%
English 1.9%
Irish 4.7%

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

Cliffside Park Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 1 miles NE of North Bergen, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 5 miles N of New York, New York
County Bergen
Standard Zip Codes 07010
Phone Area Codes 201
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.821
Longitude -73.988

Cliffside Park 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 NEW YORK CITY CENTRAL PK
Distance 2.9 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 38 F
Apr Temp 44 to 61 F
Jul Temp 69 to 84 F
Oct Temp 50 to 64 F
Annual Precip 49.6 inches
Station NEW YORK LA GUARDIA AP
Distance 6.1 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 39 F
Apr Temp 44 to 60 F
Jul Temp 70 to 85 F
Oct Temp 51 to 65 F
Annual Precip 44.3 inches
Station NEWARK INTL AP
Distance 11.8 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 38 F
Apr Temp 44 to 61 F
Jul Temp 69 to 85 F
Oct Temp 48 to 65 F
Annual Precip 46.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Cliffside Park, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Cliff Park (07010)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Edgewater 11,935 $120,526
Fairview 14,233 $61,565
Guttenberg 11,595 $60,163
North Bergen 62,570 $58,509
Palisades Park 20,364 $73,622
Ridgefield 11,256 $79,818

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

Cliffside Park Public Libraries

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Cliffside Park Public Library
505 PALISADE AVENUE
Cliffside Park, New Jersey
(201) 945-2867
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PALISADE & RIVERVIEW AVES
201-313-2370
Serves 1,013 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.6

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