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Overview

Introduction to Englewood, New Jersey

Englewood, New Jersey, in Bergen county, is 4 miles SW of Yonkers, New York and 10 miles N of New York, New York. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Bergen - Passaic metropolitan area.

Englewood History

The original inhabitants of this area were the Lenni-Lenape Native Americans belonging to the "turtle clan." The first modern settlers were the Dutch, but they did not make any significant efforts to settle the area, hence it remained largely unsettled during Dutch rule. It was only when the Dutch surrendered their territory to England that the area began to show rapid growth. Englewood was incorporated as city in March, 1899.

Englewood and nearby Attractions

  • Saint Cecilia's Church
  • Bergen County Zoological Park
  • George Washington Bridge
  • Palisades Park
  • Apollo Theater
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art

Things To Do In Englewood

Englewood has various points of interest which would appeal to people with varying temperaments. There are museums, parks and interesting historical sites which can offer endless hours of entertainment and also make for ideal places of relaxation.

Englewood Transportation

La Guardia International Airport provides air transportation.

Englewood Higher Education

Higher studies can be pursued at the Fairleigh Dickinson University.

People

Total Population 27,992
Male Share of the Population 47.5%
Female Share of the Population 52.5%
Senior Citizens 15.8%
Employed Population 16+ 14,137
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 46.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 47.8%
Median Earnings25+ $46,871
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,026
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,000

Wealth

Median Family Income $86,994
% Above Poverty Level 88.5%
% Below Poverty Level 11.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 35 minutes
% Working from Home 4.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.4%
% Using Public Transportation 18.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 29.3%
Median Gross Rent $1,415
Median House Value $378,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 59.8%
US/American 0.4%
English 1.6%
Irish 3.4%

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

Englewood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles SW of Yonkers, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 10 miles N of New York, New York
County Bergen
Standard Zip Codes 07631, 07632
Phone Area Codes 201
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.892
Longitude -73.973

Englewood 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 7.6 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 DOBBS FERRY ARDSLEY
Distance 10.4 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 65 F
Annual Precip 52.1 inches
Station NEWARK INTL AP
Distance 15.8 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bergenfield 27,339 $93,589
Dumont 17,820 $110,162
Englewood Cliffs 5,369 $158,191
Leonia 9,129 $99,861
Teaneck 40,569 $111,088
Tenafly 14,788 $168,189

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

Englewood Public Libraries

Library
Englewood Public Library
31 ENGLE STREET
Englewood, New Jersey
(201) 568-2215
Library Web Site

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Englewood Hospitals

ENGLEWOOD HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
350 ENGLE ST
(201) 894-3000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Englewood High Schools

DWIGHT MORROW HIGH
274 KNICKERBOCKER RD
201-833-6142
A Non-traditional School
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 868 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.6

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