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Overview

Introduction to Glen Rock, New Jersey

Glen Rock, New Jersey, in Bergen county, is 2 miles NE of Paterson, New Jersey and 15 miles N of Newark, New Jersey. The town is in the Bergen - Passaic area.

Glen Rock History

Glen Rock was incorporated on September 14, 1894. It was named after a large rock that formed at the center of the town. Until 1894, Glen Rock was a part of the Saddle River and Ridgewood Townships.

Glen Rock and nearby Attractions

  • Glen Rock Arboretum
  • New Jersey Children's Museum
  • American Labor Museum
  • Saddle River County Park
  • Van Saun Park
  • Lower East Side Tenement Museum

Things To Do In Glen Rock

There are four local parks at Glen Rock that offer a number of recreational facilities. The Glen Rock Arboretum includes a spring fed pond with fountain, a bird sanctuary and an antique Gazebo. You can also visit the Van Saun County Park with your kids.

Glen Rock Transportation

La Guardia Airport is nearby.

Glen Rock Higher Education

Bergen Community College, Ramapo College of New Jersey, Passaic County Community College and William Paterson University of New Jersey provide higher educational facilities to the residents of Glen Rock.

Demographics

People

Total Population11,887
Male Share of the Population49.8%
Female Share of the Population50.2%
Senior Citizens13.8%
Employed Population 16+5,562
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married68.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher71.6%
Median Earnings25+$84,825
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$41,023

Wealth

Median Family Income$183,864
% Above Poverty Level97.5%
% Below Poverty Level2.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time37 minutes
% Working from Home5%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.6%
% Using Public Transportation18.8%

Housing

People Living Alone12.2%
Median Gross Rent$1,891
Median House Value$610,600

Ancestry

Italian27.7%
Irish27.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)22%
German10.9%
Polish6.5%
Russian6.3%
English5.5%
Dutch2.7%
Austrian1.8%
Arab1.4%
Hungarian1.3%
Syrian0.9%
Romanian0.9%
Scottish0.8%
French Except Basque0.8%
Swiss0.7%
US/American0.7%
Lebanese0.6%
Canadian0.6%
Turkish0.6%
Swedish0.6%
Slovak0.6%
Norwegian0.5%
Latvian0.4%
Croatian0.4%
Belgian0.3%
Finnish0.3%
Danishn0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
African0.2%
Greek0.2%
Czech0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
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Glen Rock Almanac

CategoryValue
County Bergen County
Standard Zip Codes7452
Phone Area Codes201
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.96
Approximate Longitude-74.13

Glen Rock Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationLITTLE FALLS
Distance7.2 miles
Jan Temp20 to 38 F
Apr Temp40 to 61 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp42 to 65 F
Annual Precip51.5 inches
StationSUFFERN
Distance10.6 miles
Jan Temp18 to 36 F
Apr Temp39 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip51 inches
StationCHARLOTTEBURG RESERVOIR
Distance15 miles
Jan Temp15 to 36 F
Apr Temp35 to 60 F
Jul Temp59 to 84 F
Oct Temp37 to 64 F
Annual Precip52.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Fair Lawn33,205$117,667
Hawthorne18,950$107,974
Midland Park7,283$128,125
North Haledon8,490$114,554
Paterson146,894$38,006
Ridgewood25,430$184,213

Glen Rock Public Libraries

Glen Rock Public Library
315 ROCK ROAD
Glen Rock, New Jersey
(201) 670-3970

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Glen Rock Public Schools

Alexander Hamilton School
380 Harristown Road
ZIP: 7452
(201) 445-7700
Primary
Total Enrollment 257
Central School
600 S Maple Ave
ZIP: 7452
(201) 445-7700
Primary
Total Enrollment 291
Clara E Coleman School
100 Pinelynn Rd
ZIP: 7452
(201) 445-7700
Primary
Total Enrollment 271
Glen Rock High School
400 Hamilton Avenue
ZIP: 7452
(201) 445-7700
High
Total Enrollment 747
Glen Rock Middle School
600 Harristown Road
ZIP: 7452
(201) 445-7700
Middle
Total Enrollment 578
Richard E Byrd
640 Doremus Ave
ZIP: 7452
(201) 445-7700
Primary
Total Enrollment 245

Glen Rock Private Schools

Academy Of Our Lady At St Catharine
180 Rodney St
ZIP: 7452
Elementary
Total Enrollment 354
All Saints' Church Preschool
40 Central Ave
ZIP: 7452
Elementary
Total Enrollment 13
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