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Overview

Introduction to Tenafly, New Jersey

Tenafly, New Jersey, in Bergen county, is 3 miles W of Yonkers, New York and 12 miles N of New York, New York. The town is part of the Bergen - Passaic metropolitan statistical area.

Tenafly History

During the late 1600s, the present day Tenafly was settled for the first time by the Dutch. It derived its name from the Dutch term "Tiene Vly" meaning "garden meadow." It was incorporated on January 24, 1894 as a borough.

Tenafly and nearby Attractions

  • African Art Museum of the Sma
  • Davis Johnson Park
  • Old Croton Aqueduct State Historic Park
  • Pascack Brook County Park
  • Bergenfield Museum
  • Wave Hill

Things To Do In Tenafly

Tenafly offers many recreational activities. You can visit the museums and historic sites to explore the past of the town. In addition, there are many restaurants, theaters, and art galleries in Tenafly.

Tenafly Transportation

Teterboro Airport is the nearest major airport.

Tenafly Higher Education

Fairleigh Dickinson University, Yeshiva University, Cuny Bronx Community College, Manhattan College and Monroe College - Bronx Campus are all close to the town.

People

Total Population 14,788
Male Share of the Population 47.1%
Female Share of the Population 52.9%
Senior Citizens 13.7%
Employed Population 16+ 6,078
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 67.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 76.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $168,189
% Above Poverty Level 93.9%
% Below Poverty Level 6.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 43 minutes
% Working from Home 5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.9%
% Using Public Transportation 14.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 15.4%
Median Gross Rent $1,718
Median House Value $743,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 46.3%
US/American 0.8%
English 4.6%
Irish 11.9%

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

Tenafly Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 3 miles W of Yonkers, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 12 miles N of New York, New York
County Bergen
Standard Zip Codes 07670
Phone Area Codes 201
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.925
Longitude -73.963

Tenafly 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 DOBBS FERRY ARDSLEY
Distance 8.5 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 65 F
Annual Precip 52.1 inches
Station NEW YORK CITY CENTRAL PK
Distance 9.8 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 WESTCHESTER CO AP
Distance 16.2 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 36 F
Apr Temp 40 to 58 F
Jul Temp 65 to 83 F
Oct Temp 45 to 62 F
Annual Precip 50.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bergenfield 27,339 $93,589
Cresskill 8,729 $124,104
Demarest 5,004 $175,300
Dumont 17,820 $110,162
Englewood 27,992 $86,994
Englewood Cliffs 5,369 $158,191

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

Tenafly Public Libraries

Library
Tenafly Free Public Library
100 RIVEREDGE ROAD
Tenafly, New Jersey
(201) 568-8680

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Tenafly High Schools

TENAFLY HIGH
COLUMBUS DR
201-816-6601
Serves 951 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.9

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