Northvale, New Jersey

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Northvale, New Jersey

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High Points

Northvale strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New Jersey):

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Northvale Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Northvale Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Northvale Median Family Income
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Northvale Low Violent Crime
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Northvale People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Northvale Well-Paid Single Women
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Northvale Racial Diversity
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Northvale College Educated Adults
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Northvale Low Rate of Poverty
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Northvale Low Property Crime

Comparative Profile of Northvale, New Jersey

Comparing Northvale to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New Jersey (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 10 7
Well-Paid Single Women 10 6
Racial Diversity 10 8
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Age of the Population 8 8
Senior Citizens 6 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 3
Female Share of the Population 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 8
Average Household Size 9 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 8
People in Middle Class or Better 10 8
People Above Poverty 9 7
College Educated Adults 9 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 6
Walking and Biking to Work 8 7
Working at Home 4 3
Short Commute Times 3 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5
Housing Recently Built 4 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 3
People Living Alone 2 3
Affordability of Rents 1 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 9 9

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Northvale Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles NW of Yonkers, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 18 miles N of New York, New York
County Bergen
Standard Zip Codes 07647
Phone Area Codes 201
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.006
Longitude -73.949

Northvale Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.1 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
Distance 12.9 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
Distance 15.5 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
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Northvale Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,460 100%
Male 2,222 49.8%
Female 2,238 50.2%
Under 18 1,002 22.5%
18+ 3,458 77.5%
65+ 713 16%
Median Age 40.2
Average Family Size 3.21
White 3,698 82.9%
African-American 34 0.8%
Asian 627 14.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.1%
Other 52 1.2%
Mixed Race 46 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 211 4.7%

Estimated Northvale Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,564
Growth 104
Growth % 2.3%

Northvale Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Italian 30.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.2%
Irish 14.1%
German 9.9%
English 5.7%
Greek 3.3%
Polish 3.2%
US/American 1.8%
Russian 1.2%
Norwegian 1.1%
Scottish 0.9%
Armenian 0.8%
Ukrainian 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Danish 0.6%
Hungarian 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
Portuguese 0.5%
French Canadian 0.5%
Dutch 0.4%
Iranian 0.4%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
Arab/Arabic 0.3%
Czech 0.2%
Swedish 0.2%
Eastern European 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Northvale 4,460 $81,153
Closter 8,383 $94,543
Harrington Park 4,740 $105,223
Norwood 5,751 $100,329
Old Tappan 5,482 $106,772
River Vale 9,449 $105,919
Rockleigh 391 $157,816

Northvale Public Libraries

Northvale Public Library
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(201) 768-4784
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