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Overview

Introduction to Montvale, New Jersey

Montvale, New Jersey, in Bergen county, is 10 miles NW of Yonkers, New York (center to center) and 21 miles N of New York, New York.

Montvale History

The community of Montvale was officially incorporated on August 31st, 1894. It was created from parts of Washington Township and Orvil Township. A part of Orvil Township was acquired by Montvale, on February 15th, 1896, and in 1906, more portions of Washington and Orvil Townships were added to Montvale. Parts of Montvale were passed to River Vale on May 20th, 1959. Territories were exchanged between Upper Saddle River and Montvale on December 9th and December 14th.

Montvale and Nearby Attractions

  • Edison National Historic Site
  • American Folk Art Museum
  • Rockefeller Center
  • New Jersey Botanical Garden
  • Tallman Mountain State Park
  • Central Park Zoo

Things To Do In Montvale

The museums in the area, including American Museum of Natural History, Belskie Museum of Art and Science, Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site, New Jersey Children's Museum, Pascack Historical Society Museum and Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum have historical artifacts on display. There are several parks located nearby such as Edgemont Memorial Park, Campgaw Mountain Reservation, Tallman Mountain State Park, Saxon Woods Park and Old Troy County Park, all of which offer provisions for various types of recreational activities.

Montvale Transportation

Air transportation is available from Teterboro Airport.

Montvale Higher Education

Nearby colleges are Bergen Community College, Manhattan College and Rockland College.

Demographics

People

Total Population8,285
Male Share of the Population47.5%
Female Share of the Population52.5%
Senior Citizens18.4%
Employed Population 16+3,683
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married54.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher57.4%
Median Earnings25+$70,057
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,844
Median Earnings With High School Degree$60,967

Wealth

Median Family Income$118,163
% Above Poverty Level90.6%
% Below Poverty Level9.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time37 minutes
% Working from Home8.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.4%
% Using Public Transportation8.6%

Housing

People Living Alone19.4%
Median Gross Rent$1,709
Median House Value$600,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)24.9%
Italian22.8%
Irish16.6%
German12.5%
Russian5.2%
Hungarian3.8%
Polish3.7%
Greek3.2%
English3.1%
Iranian2.6%
Arab2.3%
Dutch1.5%
Lebanese1.4%
Austrian1.3%
West Indian1.2%
Czech1.2%
Jamaican1.2%
Swiss1.1%
Swedish0.9%
French Except Basque0.9%
Egyptian0.6%
Scottish0.5%
Welsh0.5%
Finnish0.5%
Belgian0.4%
Syrian0.4%
US/American0.4%
Portuguese0.4%
Ukrainian0.4%
Canadian0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Brazilian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Croatian0.1%
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Montvale Almanac

CategoryValue
County Bergen County
Standard Zip Codes7645
Phone Area Codes
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.05
Approximate Longitude-74.04

Montvale Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationSUFFERN
Distance8.2 miles
Jan Temp18 to 36 F
Apr Temp39 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip51 inches
StationDOBBS FERRY ARDSLEY
Distance10.4 miles
Jan Temp23 to 38 F
Apr Temp40 to 62 F
Jul Temp65 to 85 F
Oct Temp45 to 65 F
Annual Precip52.1 inches
StationWESTCHESTER CO AP
Distance16.1 miles
Jan Temp21 to 36 F
Apr Temp40 to 58 F
Jul Temp65 to 83 F
Oct Temp45 to 62 F
Annual Precip50.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Hillsdale10,454$134,728
Old Tappan5,942$160,000
Park Ridge8,854$129,982
River Vale9,970$159,179
Westwood11,170$114,528
Woodcliff Lake5,844$181,979

Montvale Public Libraries

Montvale Free Public Library
12 MERCEDES DRIVE
Montvale, New Jersey
(201) 391-5090

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Montvale Public Schools

Fieldstone Middle School
47 Spring Valley Road
ZIP: 7645
(201) 391-9000
Middle
Total Enrollment 497
Memorial Elementary School
53 Grand Avenue West
ZIP: 7645
(201) 391-2900
Primary
Total Enrollment 559
Pascack Hills High School
225 West Grand Avenue
ZIP: 7645
(201) 358-7020
High
Total Enrollment 845

Montvale Private Schools

Am - Tree Developmental Nursery School
115 Spring Valley Rd
ZIP: 7645
Elementary
Total Enrollment 19
St Joseph Regional High School
40 Chestnut Ridge Rd
ZIP: 7645
Secondary
Total Enrollment 497
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