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Overview

Introduction to Saddle Brook, New Jersey

Saddle Brook, New Jersey, in Bergen county, is 3 miles NE of Passaic, New Jersey and 12 miles N of Newark, New Jersey. The town is located in the Bergen - Passaic metropolitan area.

Saddle Brook History

Saddle Brook was initially incorporated as Saddle River Township on March 20, 1716. On November 8, 1955 the name was officially changed to Saddle Brook. Up to the beginning of the 20th century, agriculture and small scale dairy farming were the chief occupations of the inhabitants of Saddle Brook. In the 1900s, the town saw a considerable change in both population and commercial growth, and now it is a thriving community.

Saddle Brook and nearby Attractions

  • Edison National Historic Site
  • Bergen Museum of Art & Science
  • Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum
  • Americus Cemetery
  • Pehle Brook
  • Bergen County Zoological Park

Things To Do In Saddle Brook

Saddle Brook provides easy access to many nearby historical sites and museums. Among these are Edison National Historic Site, the Israel Crane House, the Bergen Museum of Art & Science, the American Labor Museum and the Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum. The Bergen County Zoological Park can make for a fun-filled outing with family and friends.

Saddle Brook Transportation

Air transportation is available from Newark Liberty International Airport.

Saddle Brook Higher Education

The institutes offering higher educational facilities to residents of Saddle Brook include the Bergen Community College, the Passaic County Community College, Fairleigh Dickinson University and Montclair State University.

Demographics

People

Total Population13,980
Male Share of the Population47.9%
Female Share of the Population52.1%
Senior Citizens17.1%
Employed Population 16+7,258
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married54.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher33%
Median Earnings25+$54,077
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,011
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,466

Wealth

Median Family Income$101,703
% Above Poverty Level94.7%
% Below Poverty Level5.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.2%
% Using Public Transportation4.8%

Housing

People Living Alone22.8%
Median Gross Rent$1,444
Median House Value$366,600

Ancestry

Italian32.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)29.3%
Irish13.9%
German9.7%
Polish7.6%
Dutch3.2%
English2.6%
Hungarian2.2%
Arab1.7%
Albanian1.5%
Russian1.3%
French Except Basque1.1%
Scottish0.9%
Portuguese0.8%
Bulgarian0.6%
Romanian0.5%
Ukrainian0.5%
Austrian0.4%
Macedonian0.4%
Norwegian0.3%
Slovak0.3%
Greek0.3%
African0.3%
US/American0.2%
Swedish0.2%
Afghan)0.2%
Canadian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Czech0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
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Saddle Brook Almanac

CategoryValue
County Bergen County
Standard Zip Codes7663
Phone Area Codes551,201,973
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.9
Approximate Longitude-74.09

Saddle Brook 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
Distance7.4 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
StationNEW YORK CITY CENTRAL PK
Distance10.4 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
StationNEWARK INTL AP
Distance13.2 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
Elmwood Park20,135$80,804
Garfield31,456$54,897
Hasbrouck Heights12,124$101,011
Lodi24,654$59,648
Maywood9,726$96,667
Rochelle Park5,634$90,446

Saddle Brook Hospitals

Kessler Institute For Rehabilitation Incorporated - North Facility
(Proprietary)
300 Market Street
(201) 368-6000

Saddle Brook Public Schools

Saddle Brook Middle/high School
355 Mayhill Street
ZIP: 7662
(201) 843-2880
High
Total Enrollment 759
Franklin School
95 Caldwell Avenue
ZIP: 7663
(201) 843-1142
Primary
Total Enrollment 300
Helen I. Smith School
30 Cambridge Avenue
ZIP: 7663
(201) 843-1142
Primary
Total Enrollment 283
Salome H. Long Memorial School
260 Floral Lane
ZIP: 7663
(201) 843-1142
Primary
Total Enrollment 293
Washington School
225 Market Street
ZIP: 7663
(201) 843-6740
Primary
Total Enrollment 38

Saddle Brook Private Schools

Nursery Rhymes Preschool & Kindergarten
141 Market St
ZIP: 7663
Elementary
Total Enrollment 21
Tutor Time Childcare Learning Center
368 N Midland Ave
ZIP: 7663
Elementary
Total Enrollment 15
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