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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population11,628
Male Share of the Population48.4%
Female Share of the Population51.6%
Senior Citizens11.3%
Employed Population 16+6,292
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married35.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher28.7%
Median Earnings25+$32,105
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,803
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,167

Wealth

Median Family Income$54,488
% Above Poverty Level83.9%
% Below Poverty Level16.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time38 minutes
% Working from Home2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work10.4%
% Using Public Transportation47.8%

Housing

People Living Alone31.9%
Median Gross Rent$1,309
Median House Value$279,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)74.1%
Italian3.1%
German3%
Irish2.7%
Arab2%
Polish1.7%
English1.6%
Hungarian1.2%
West Indian1.2%
Russian0.9%
Turkish0.9%
African0.7%
Brazilian0.7%
French Except Basque0.7%
Palestinian0.5%
Trinidad Tobago0.5%
Portuguese0.5%
Danishn0.3%
Croatian0.3%
Romanian0.2%
Syrian0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Israeli0.2%
Albanian0.2%
Scottish0.2%
British0.1%
Barbadian0.1%
Welsh0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Jordanian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Maltese0.1%
Swiss0.1%
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Guttenberg Almanac

CategoryValue
County Hudson County
Standard Zip Codes7093
Phone Area Codes
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.79
Approximate Longitude-74.01

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)

StationNEW YORK CITY CENTRAL PK
Distance2.1 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
StationNEW YORK LA GUARDIA AP
Distance6.4 miles
Jan Temp27 to 39 F
Apr Temp44 to 60 F
Jul Temp70 to 85 F
Oct Temp51 to 65 F
Annual Precip44.3 inches
StationNEWARK INTL AP
Distance10 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
Cliffside Park24,661$75,607
Fairview14,314$61,639
North Bergen62,791$60,401
Union City68,965$41,703
Weehawken13,671$105,833
West New York52,407$50,278

Guttenberg Public Schools

Anna L. Klein
301 69th St
ZIP: 7093
(201) 861-3100
Primary
Total Enrollment 975
Sources :
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