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Overview

Introduction to Oradell, New Jersey

Oradell, New Jersey, in Bergen county, is 7 miles E of Paterson, New Jersey and 15 miles N of New York, New York.

Oradell History

Originally established as the Borough of Delford, the city of Oradell was formed by incorporating portions from Palisades, Midland and Harrington. In November of 1920, the borough’s name was changed to Oradell. Bergen County was founded in 1683.

Oradell and nearby Attractions

  • Belskie Museum of Art and Science
  • Ridge Road County Park
  • Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum
  • Glen Rock Arboretum
  • Belmont Park race track
  • Turtle Back Zoo

Things To Do In Oradell

The New Milford Plant, a water filtration and pumping plant owned by the Hackensack Water Company, was located on the artificially created Van Buskirk Island. This is one of the historic sites frequented by a number of visitors. Local museums include the Belskie Museum of Art and Science, the Bergen Museum of Art & Science, and the New Jersey Naval Museum.

Oradell Transportation

Air transportation is available from Newark International Airport.

Oradell Higher Education

Nearby colleges include Bergen Community College, Boricua College and Marymount College.

Demographics

People

Total Population8,160
Male Share of the Population47.8%
Female Share of the Population52.2%
Senior Citizens16.1%
Employed Population 16+3,782
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married63.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher63.5%
Median Earnings25+$67,667
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$31,607
Median Earnings With High School Degree$39,219

Wealth

Median Family Income$163,295
% Above Poverty Level99.3%
% Below Poverty Level0.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time33 minutes
% Working from Home5.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.5%
% Using Public Transportation14.6%

Housing

People Living Alone14.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,323
Median House Value$560,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)24%
Irish20.4%
Italian19.4%
German15.4%
US/American5.6%
Polish4.7%
English4%
Russian3.5%
Ukrainian1.6%
Nigerian1.5%
African1.5%
Greek1.5%
French Except Basque1.4%
Hungarian1.3%
Dutch1.2%
Croatian1%
Arab0.8%
West Indian0.7%
Austrian0.7%
Trinidad Tobago0.7%
Finnish0.7%
Scottish0.5%
Canadian0.4%
Swedish0.3%
Australian0.3%
Egyptian0.3%
Slovak0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Turkish0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Syrian0.2%
Welsh0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
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Oradell Almanac

CategoryValue
County Bergen County
Standard Zip Codes7649
Phone Area Codes201
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.95
Approximate Longitude-74.03

Oradell Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationDOBBS FERRY ARDSLEY
Distance11 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
StationSUFFERN
Distance12.4 miles
Jan Temp18 to 36 F
Apr Temp39 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip51 inches
StationSCARSDALE
Distance12.5 miles
Jan Temp20 to 39 F
Apr Temp38 to 63 F
Jul Temp62 to 86 F
Oct Temp41 to 65 F
Annual Precip46.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Dumont17,788$110,517
Emerson7,621$124,688
New Milford16,682$104,795
Paramus26,795$120,960
River Edge11,586$143,309
Westwood11,170$114,528

Oradell Public Libraries

Oradell Public Library
375 KINDERKAMACK ROAD
Oradell, New Jersey
(201) 262-2613

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Oradell Public Schools

Oradell Public School
350 Propect Avenue
ZIP: 7649
(201) 261-1180
Primary
Total Enrollment 732
River Dell Middle School
230 Woodland Avenue
ZIP: 7649
(201) 599-7246
Middle
Total Enrollment 606
River Dell Regional High School
55 Pyle Street
ZIP: 7649
(201) 599-7240
High
Total Enrollment 1067

Oradell Private Schools

St Joseph School
305 Elm St
ZIP: 7649
Elementary
Total Enrollment 250
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