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Overview

Introduction to Guttenberg, New Jersey

Guttenberg, New Jersey, in Hudson county, is 1 mile SE of North Bergen, New Jersey and 3 miles N of New York, New York. The town is in the Jersey City area.

Guttenberg History

Guttenberg, which is among the smallest municipalities of New Jersey, was created from a section of North Bergen Township. It was officially incorporated in March of 1859. The name of the town was based on a German word which meant "good mountain."

Guttenberg and nearby Attractions

  • George Washington Bridge
  • Central Park Zoo
  • Brooklyn Bridge
  • New York Botanical Garden
  • Meadowlands Museum
  • North Hudson Park

Things To Do In Guttenberg

North Hudson Park is spread over a vast area and is a popular destination. It also has a pond and overall it is a suitable place for recreation. Furthermore, one should visit nearby New York City to get a taste of the sights and sounds of the city.

Guttenberg Transportation

International and domestic flights are available from La Guardia International Airport.

Guttenberg Higher Education

There are several institutions nearby where one can pursue higher studies. Some of them are the Katharine Gibbs School, Cuny John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and Cuny Hunter College.

People

Total Population 11,595
Male Share of the Population 47.3%
Female Share of the Population 52.7%
Senior Citizens 11.3%
Employed Population 16+ 5,847
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 35%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 30%
Median Earnings25+ $30,797
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $15,896
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,149

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,163
% Above Poverty Level 84.6%
% Below Poverty Level 15.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 37 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 10.4%
% Using Public Transportation 47.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.3%
Median Gross Rent $1,292
Median House Value $292,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 74.9%
US/American 0%
English 2.2%
Irish 2.7%

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

Guttenberg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 1 miles SE of North Bergen, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 3 miles N of New York, New York
County Hudson
Standard Zip Codes 07093
Phone Area Codes 201
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.791
Longitude -74.004

Guttenberg 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 2.1 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 NEW YORK LA GUARDIA AP
Distance 6.4 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 NEWARK INTL AP
Distance 10 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Monitor (07093)

Taurus (07093)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cliffside Park 24,493 $71,754
Fairview 14,233 $61,565
North Bergen 62,570 $58,509
Union City 68,656 $39,501
Weehawken 13,215 $94,336
West New York 51,860 $46,659

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

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