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Overview

Introduction to Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey

Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey, in Bergen county, is 2 miles E of Passaic, New Jersey and 9 miles NW of New York, New York. The town is considered part of the Bergen - Passaic metropolitan area. Hasbrouck Heights has a population of 11,662.

Hasbrouck Heights History

Hasbrouck Heights was initially a part of the Lodi Township. At that time, Hasbrouck Heights was known as Corona and in 1890 it was renamed Hasbrouck Heights, as there was already another Corona in New York. It was incorporated on July 31, 1894. In 1901, a portion of Hasbrouck Heights was transferred to Lodi.

Hasbrouck Heights and nearby Attractions

  • Meadowlands Museum
  • New Jersey Naval Museum
  • Dahnert's Lake County Park
  • Cathedral of Saint John the Divine
  • Van Saun Park
  • Grants Tomb

Things To Do In Hasbrouck Heights

You can visit the Hasbrouck Heights Public Library and the local museums to explore the history of the town. You can also plan a trip to the Farmers Market or to the nearby Lodi Memorial Park. In addition, Hasbrouck Heights also organizes summer concerts at the Woodland Park.

Hasbrouck Heights Transportation

La Guardia International is the closest major airport.

Hasbrouck Heights Higher Education

Facilities for higher education are provided by Bergen Community College, Connecticut School of Broadcasting, Stevens Institute of Technology, Saint Peters College and Passaic County Community College, among others.

People

Total Population 12,100
Male Share of the Population 50.8%
Female Share of the Population 49.2%
Senior Citizens 16.2%
Employed Population 16+ 5,961
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 51%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 40.9%
Median Earnings25+ $55,091
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $36,793
Median Earnings With High School Degree $41,188

Wealth

Median Family Income $100,423
% Above Poverty Level 94%
% Below Poverty Level 6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation 11.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 23.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,309
Median House Value $411,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.3%
US/American 0.7%
English 2.2%
Irish 18.8%

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

Hasbrouck Heights Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 2 miles E of Passaic, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 9 miles NW of New York, New York
County Bergen
Standard Zip Codes 07604
Phone Area Codes 201
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.858
Longitude -74.081

Hasbrouck Heights 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 JERSEY CITY
Distance 7.6 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 36 F
Apr Temp 42 to 58 F
Jul Temp 68 to 83 F
Oct Temp 47 to 63 F
Annual Precip 46.3 inches
Station NEW YORK CITY CENTRAL PK
Distance 7.9 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 ESSEX FELLS SERV BLDG
Distance 10.7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 51.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Carlstadt 6,225 $72,049
East Rutherford 9,076 $103,011
Little Ferry 10,856 $80,278
Lodi 24,590 $56,475
South Hackensack 2,705 $66,646
Wallington 11,584 $64,258

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

Hasbrouck Heights Public Libraries

Library
Hasbrouck Heights Free Public Library
301 DIVISION AVENUE
Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey
(201) 288-0488
Library Web Site

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Hasbrouck Heights High Schools

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS JR/SR HS
201-288-3971
Serves 449 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.8

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