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Real Estate in Bergenfield, NJ 07621

Located about 10 miles north of the George Washington Bridge, Bergenfield offers a blend of quiet neighborhoods, excellent schools, convenient shopping, and outdoor recreational opportunities that make it a popular place to raise a family.

Surrounded by Tenafly, Dumont, Cresskill, and New Milford, Bergenfield offers an expansive residential community and limited commercial activity. Well-maintained older homes and newer construction in a range of architectural styles are situated in its quiet neighborhoods. Expanded amenities and services and some of the country’s finest shopping are available in nearby Paramus. 

Formed as a borough in 1894 by Dutch settlers, Bergenfield experienced dramatic growth spurts in the 1930s and 1950s, expanding its appeal as a culturally diverse and amenity-rich borough, including a substantial Filipino community.

Bergenfield Population:

25,611

Bergenfield Median Family income:

$71,187

Bergenfield Schools:

Schools in Bergenfield provide education for students in kindergarten through the twelfth grade. There are five public elementary schools and one public high school, one Catholic school, and one Montessori school.

Bergenfield High School produces its own television station available to all Cablevision customers and boasts an acclaimed 196-member marching band.

• Franklin School (K-5)
• Jefferson School (K-5)
• Lincoln School (K-5)
• Hoover School (K-5)
• Washington School (K-5)
• Roy Brown Middle School (6-8)
• Bergenfield High School (9-12)
• St. John The Evangelist School (Pre-K-8)
• Montessori Early Learning Center (Pre-K-K)

Bergenfield Transportation and Commute:

Bergenfield is commuter friendly, with proximity to Route 9W and the Palisades Interstate Parkway that gives residents easy access to New York City.

New Jersey Transit bus service and private bus company service is available from Bergenfield to the George Washington Bridge bus terminal and the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan.

There is no train service in Bergenfield, but trains are available in nearby River Edge and Hackensack, which offer park and ride stations. Trains ride to Hoboken Terminal with connections via the Secaucus Junction transfer station to New York Penn Station.

Ferry service to Manhattan is available from New York Waterway in Edgewater.

Newark Liberty International Airport and La Guardia Airport are about a 45 minutes’ drive away, and JFK International Airport is about one hour away by car.

Bergenfield Health Services:

Respected medical facilities and specialty services are available in nearby towns like Tenafly and Englewood.
• Pedimedica
• Tenafly Pediatrics
• Englewood Hospital

Bergenfield Cultural and Recreational Resources:

The Bergenfield Recreation Center, Bergenfield Senior Center, Bergenfield Community Center and Bergenfield Swim Club offer activities for residents of all ages. Programs include a variety of seasonal sports for children, summer programs and special events.

Bergenfield boasts 17 parks and playgrounds including Cooper Park, Cooper Pond, Hickory Park and others.

The Bergenfield Museum houses the Tunis R. Cooper property, a historic landmark situated on Cooper Pond.

The Bergenfield Free Public Library is a member of the Bergen County Cooperative Library System and offers a community center for learning, culture and entertainment.

The Jewish Community Center (JCC) in nearby Tenafly is one of the largest in Bergen County, with sports indoor and outdoor swimming pools, and spaces for cultural events and community recreational activities in a state-of-the-art building about a 10-minute drive from Bergenfield.

The nearby Demarest Nature Center, Closter Nature Center and Tenafly Nature Center offer woods, ponds, brooks, meadows, and forests are available to explore, and educational and environmental programs are offered, along with a summer program for young people.

Nearby country clubs and golf courses are available for membership to Bergenfield residents.

Bergenfield Entertainment:

Shopping in downtown Bergenfield and in nearby Tenafly and Cresskill includes stores for everyday needs, from supermarkets to auto repair, as well as specialty shops like boutiques, all located in the business districts separate from quiet residential areas.

New movies play at Clearview’s Bergenfield Cinema 5 one town away and at the Loews Cineplex in Paramus at the intersections of Route 4 and Route 17.

The Westfield Garden State Plaza in Paramus, about five miles from Bergenfield, is the largest mall in the state, with more than 300 upscale shops and boutiques.
 

Bergen County Information

Founded:
1683
  Area:
247 Square Miles
  Population:
909,235
  Largest City: Hackensack
  Median Income:
$79,577
  Median Home Price:
$475,000
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