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Overview

Introduction to Teaneck, New Jersey

Teaneck, New Jersey, in Bergen county, is 6 miles NE of Passaic, New Jersey and 11 miles N of New York, New York. The town is part of the Bergen - Passaic metropolitan statistical area.

Teaneck History

On February 19, 1895, Teaneck was formed. Originally, part of this town belonged to the Ridgefield and Englewood Townships. It was incorporated on February 19, 1895 as a township. Though the meaning and origin of the name Teaneck is not known, many believe that it is after a Native American term meaning "the woods." However, others are of the opinion that the town of Teaneck was named after the Teneycks, a Dutch family that resided here.

Teaneck and nearby Attractions

  • Dahnert's Lake County Park
  • Morningside Park
  • Belskie Museum of Art and Science
  • Bergenfield Museum
  • Palisades Interstate Park
  • Riverbank State Park

Things To Do In Teaneck

There are several amusement parks in and around Teaneck. The town also offers a number of outdoor activities. Summer band concerts are organized each year in the Votee Park Band Shell. In addition, movies are shown in Votee Park.

Teaneck Transportation

La Guardia International is the closest major airport.

Teaneck Higher Education

Fairleigh Dickinson University is the local university.

People

Total Population 40,569
Male Share of the Population 46.1%
Female Share of the Population 53.9%
Senior Citizens 16.3%
Employed Population 16+ 19,462
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 50.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 55.7%
Median Earnings25+ $52,634
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $27,215
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,490

Wealth

Median Family Income $111,088
% Above Poverty Level 94.1%
% Below Poverty Level 5.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 35 minutes
% Working from Home 4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.1%
% Using Public Transportation 20.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 18.9%
Median Gross Rent $1,314
Median House Value $393,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 53.4%
US/American 0.1%
English 2.2%
Irish 4.5%

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

Teaneck Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles NE of Passaic, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 11 miles N of New York, New York
County Bergen
Standard Zip Codes 07666
Phone Area Codes 201
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.897
Longitude -74.016

Teaneck 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 8.3 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 NEW YORK LA GUARDIA AP
Distance 10.5 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
Station LITTLE FALLS
Distance 11.4 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Teaneck, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

West Englewood (07666)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bergenfield 27,339 $93,589
Bogota 8,329 $81,738
Englewood 27,992 $86,994
Hackensack 44,035 $67,256
Maywood 9,694 $94,402
River Edge 11,566 $131,490

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

Teaneck Public Libraries

Library
Teaneck Public Library
840 TEANECK
Teaneck, New Jersey
(201) 837-4171
Library Web Site

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Teaneck Hospitals

HOLY NAME HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
718 TEANECK RD
(201) 833-3000
Emergency Service: Yes

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TEANECK SR HIGH
100 ELIZABETH ST
201-833-5400
Serves 1,407 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.7

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