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Overview

Introduction to Midland Park, New Jersey

Midland Park, New Jersey, in Bergen county, is 4 miles N of Paterson, New Jersey (center to center) and 17 miles N of Newark, New Jersey.

Midland Park History

Dutch settlers were the early inhabitants of the region, but prior to their arrival, Native Americans lived in the area. Midland Park was originally incorporated as a borough on September 6th, 1894, at which time the Boroughitis phenomenon was sweeping through Bergen County. It was created from parts of the Ridgewood Township and the Franklin Township. In April of 1920, another part of the Franklin Township was added and on June 9, 1930, parts of Wyckoff Township were annexed to Midland Park as well.

Midland Park and Nearby Attractions

  • Hudson River Museum of Westchester
  • Castle Clinton National Monument
  • Darlington County Park
  • Brooklyn Bridge
  • Bergen County Zoological Park
  • Queens Botanical Garden

Things To Do In Midland Park

Within 10 miles of Midland Park there are numerous historical sites and museums including the American Labor Museum, the Bergenfield Museum, Fort Lee Historical Park & Museum, the Old Stone House Museum, the Elizabeth Cady Stanton House, the Van Riper-Hopper House, the Pascack Historical Society Museum, and the New Jersey Naval Museum. Exhibits at the Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum feature artistic portrayals of nature and wildlife. The 1,351-acre Campgaw Mountain Reservation and the 2,145-acre Ramapo Valley County Reservation have nature trails and facilities for tent camping and fishing. Other popular destinations are the Bergen County Zoological Park, the George Washington Bridge, the New Jersey Botanical Garden, and the Glen Rock Arboretum.

Midland Park Transportation

Air transportation is available from the Newark Liberty International Airport.

Midland Park Higher Education

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

People

Total Population 7,269
Male Share of the Population 48.5%
Female Share of the Population 51.5%
Senior Citizens 14.9%
Employed Population 16+ 3,723
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 62.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 51.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $120,045
% Above Poverty Level 94.5%
% Below Poverty Level 5.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.3%
% Using Public Transportation 5.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 29.3%
Median Gross Rent $1,421
Median House Value $457,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.9%
US/American 0.8%
English 9%
Irish 18.4%

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

Midland Park Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles N of Paterson, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 17 miles N of Newark, New Jersey
County Bergen
Standard Zip Codes 07432
Phone Area Codes 201
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.989
Longitude -74.141

Midland 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 LITTLE FALLS
Distance 8.8 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
Station SUFFERN
Distance 8.8 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 51 inches
Station CHARLOTTEBURG RESERVOIR
Distance 14.7 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Glen Rock 11,859 $172,330
Hawthorne 18,989 $102,687
North Haledon 8,507 $110,139
Ridgewood 25,370 $176,673
Waldwick 9,902 $121,492
Wyckoff 17,045 $161,417

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

Midland Park Public Libraries

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Midland Park Memorial Library
250 GODWIN AVENUE
Midland Park, New Jersey
(201) 444-2390

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Midland Park High Schools

MIDLAND PARK HIGH
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201-444-7400
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 487 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.8

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