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Overview

Introduction to Carlstadt, New Jersey

Carlstadt, New Jersey, in Bergen county, is 2 miles SE of Passaic, New Jersey and 8 miles NE of Newark, New Jersey.

Carlstadt History

An Act of the New Jersey Legislature declared Carlstadt as a village within Lodi Township on March 12, 1860. It was formally incorporated as a borough in Bergen County on June 27, 1894. Germans were the first permanent European settlers in the region. It was named in honor of the leader of the early settlers, Dr. Carl Klein.

Carlstadt and nearby Attractions

  • Bergen County Zoological Park
  • Cora Hartshorn Arboretum & Bird Sanctuary
  • Hackensack Meadowlands Conservation And Wildlife Area
  • Grover Cleveland Birthplace
  • Gotham Industrial Park
  • American Folk Art Museum

Things To Do In Carlstadt

The Hackensack Meadowlands Conservation and Wildlife Area, and the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum & Bird Sanctuary are popular attractions near Carlstadt. The Bergen County Zoological Park and the Bronx Zoo are each accessible from Carlstadt as well. Local museums include the Belskie Museum of Art and Science, the New Museum of Contemporary Art, the Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum, the Museum of American Financial History and the New Jersey Naval Museum.

Carlstadt Transportation

Air transportation is available from Newark Liberty International Airport.

Carlstadt Higher Education

Nearby colleges and universities include Fairleigh Dickinson University, Felician College, Hudson County Community College and Saint Peter's College.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,238
Male Share of the Population47.3%
Female Share of the Population52.7%
Senior Citizens17.1%
Employed Population 16+3,176
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married51.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher37.8%
Median Earnings25+$49,255
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$45,958

Wealth

Median Family Income$88,281
% Above Poverty Level96.6%
% Below Poverty Level3.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.9%
% Using Public Transportation13.9%

Housing

People Living Alone18.2%
Median Gross Rent$1,225
Median House Value$386,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)36.3%
Italian26.2%
Irish13.9%
German8.7%
Turkish3.3%
Polish2.8%
Ukrainian1.7%
Macedonian1.5%
Russian1.5%
Croatian1.3%
Arab1.2%
English1%
Dutch0.9%
Slovak0.9%
Scottish0.8%
Egyptian0.8%
Norwegian0.8%
Greek0.7%
Swedish0.7%
Hungarian0.6%
Brazilian0.6%
Guyanese0.5%
US/American0.4%
Lebanese0.4%
Finnish0.3%
Danishn0.2%
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Carlstadt Almanac

CategoryValue
County Bergen County
Standard Zip Codes7072
Phone Area Codes
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.82
Approximate Longitude-74.06

Carlstadt Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationJERSEY CITY
Distance6.6 miles
Jan Temp23 to 36 F
Apr Temp42 to 58 F
Jul Temp68 to 83 F
Oct Temp47 to 63 F
Annual Precip46.3 inches
StationNEW YORK CITY CENTRAL PK
Distance7.6 miles
Jan Temp26 to 38 F
Apr Temp44 to 61 F
Jul Temp69 to 84 F
Oct Temp50 to 64 F
Annual Precip49.6 inches
StationNEWARK INTL AP
Distance9.4 miles
Jan Temp24 to 38 F
Apr Temp44 to 61 F
Jul Temp69 to 85 F
Oct Temp48 to 65 F
Annual Precip46.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
East Rutherford9,236$92,813
Hasbrouck Heights12,124$101,011
Lyndhurst21,582$95,677
Passaic70,536$37,663
Rutherford18,480$106,961
Wallington11,618$65,050

Carlstadt Public Libraries

William E. Dermody Free Public Library
420 HACKENSACK STREET
Carlstadt, New Jersey
(201) 438-8866

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Carlstadt Public Schools

Carlstadt Public School
550 Washington Street
ZIP: 7072
(201) 672-3000
Primary
Total Enrollment 570
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