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Overview

Introduction to Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, in Bergen county, is 4 miles SW of Yonkers, New York and 10 miles N of New York, New York.

Englewood Cliffs History

In Englewood in 1791, a farmer warned Washington’s men about the advancing British army and changed the course of the nation’s history. Had an encounter taken place between the two armies, Washington’s ill-equipped forces would have surely lost to Cornwalli’s army. William O. Allison, the first mayor, was the prime supporter of the region’s separation from Englewood in 1895. Englewood Cliffs was established as a borough on May 10, 1895.

Englewood Cliffs and nearby Attractions

  • DeWint House
  • American Museum of Natural History
  • Grover Cleveland Birthplace
  • George Washington Bridge
  • Cora Hartshorn Arboretum & Bird Sanctuary

Things To Do In Englewood Cliffs

Nearby museums include the American Labor Museum, the Belskie Museum of Art and Science and the New Jersey Children's Museum. The DeWint House, Hermitage and the Elizabeth Cady Stanton House are accessible from Englewood as well. Local parks include the Blauvelt State Park, the Campgaw Mountain Reservation and the Ringwood State Park. The Bergen County Zoological Park and the New Jersey Botanical Garden are also nearby.

Englewood Cliffs Transportation

Air transportation is available from Newark International Airport.

Englewood Cliffs Higher Education

Colleges located near Englewood Cliffs include Barnard College, the Jewish Theological Seminary of America and Boricua College.

People

Total Population 5,369
Male Share of the Population 47.1%
Female Share of the Population 52.9%
Senior Citizens 23.8%
Employed Population 16+ 2,041
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 67.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 63.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $158,191
% Above Poverty Level 96.5%
% Below Poverty Level 3.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1%
% Using Public Transportation 14%

Housing

People Living Alone 12.4%
Median Gross Rent $3,297
Median House Value $994,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 52.8%
US/American 4.9%
English 1.1%
Irish 2.2%

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

Englewood Cliffs Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles SW of Yonkers, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 10 miles N of New York, New York
County Bergen
Standard Zip Codes 07632
Phone Area Codes 201
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.885
Longitude -73.952

Englewood Cliffs 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 7.1 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 DOBBS FERRY ARDSLEY
Distance 10.1 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
Station NEWARK INTL AP
Distance 16.2 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 38 F
Apr Temp 44 to 61 F
Jul Temp 69 to 85 F
Oct Temp 48 to 65 F
Annual Precip 46.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bergenfield 27,339 $93,589
Englewood 27,992 $86,994
Fort Lee 36,251 $90,844
Leonia 9,129 $99,861
Teaneck 40,569 $111,088
Tenafly 14,788 $168,189

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

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