Introduction to Guttenberg, New Jersey

Guttenberg, New Jersey, in Hudson county, is 1 mile SE of North Bergen, New Jersey and 3 miles N of New York, New York. The town is in the Jersey City area. There are 10,807 residents in Guttenberg.

Guttenberg History

Guttenberg, which is among the smallest municipalities of New Jersey, was created from a section of North Bergen Township. It was officially incorporated in March of 1859. The name of the town was based on a German word which meant "good mountain."

Guttenberg and nearby Attractions

  • George Washington Bridge
  • Central Park Zoo
  • Brooklyn Bridge
  • New York Botanical Garden
  • Meadowlands Museum
  • North Hudson Park

Things To Do In Guttenberg

North Hudson Park is spread over a vast area and is a popular destination. It also has a pond and overall it is a suitable place for recreation. Furthermore, one should visit nearby New York City to get a taste of the sights and sounds of the city.

Guttenberg Transportation

International and domestic flights are available from La Guardia International Airport.

Guttenberg Higher Education

There are several institutions nearby where one can pursue higher studies. Some of them are the Katharine Gibbs School, Cuny John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and Cuny Hunter College.


Total Population 11,397
Male Share of the Population 46.9%
Female Share of the Population 53.1%
Senior Citizens 12%
Employed Population 16+ 5,886
Age of the Population 37


% of people married 35.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 30.1%
Median Earnings25+ $31,910
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $13,672
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,822


Median Family Income $55,522
% Above Poverty Level 84.1%
% Below Poverty Level 15.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 38 minutes
% Working from Home 1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 10.4%
% Using Public Transportation 46.8%


People Living Alone 33.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,261
Median House Value $304,000


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 75.6%
US/American 0%
English 1.9%
Irish 3.5%

Guttenberg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 1 miles SE of North Bergen, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 3 miles N of New York, New York
County Hudson
Standard Zip Codes 07093
Phone Area Codes 201
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.791
Longitude -74.004

Guttenberg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 2.1 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
Distance 6.4 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
Distance 10 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, Guttenberg, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Monitor (07093)

Taurus (07093)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cliffside Park 24,532 $71,875
Fairview 14,126 $61,380
North Bergen 62,114 $56,751
Union City 68,001 $41,121
Weehawken 13,113 $90,357
West New York 51,511 $45,960
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