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RUTHERFORD BORO
  • Population: 18,888
  • Government: Borough-Council
  • Area: 2.60 sq. miles
  • Equalized Tax Rate: 1.90
  • Public School District: Rutherford
  • Distance to New York City: 9 miles
  • Distance to Newark: 9 miles
  • Real Estate: Rutherford Borough is 71% residential, 9% commercial, 11% industrial, and 9% other. Price range for homes is $160,000 to $600,000.
  • Public Services: Gas lines, water lines and sewers to 100% of borough. Trash collected twice a week by borough. Full-time police department. Volunteer fire department. Community supported ambulance. Public library.
  • Transportation: Bus service to New York City. Train service to Hoboken.
  • Churches: There are 6 churches and 1 synagogue in Rutherford.
  • Recreation: A full-time recreation director is employed. Facilities include: recreation center, 2 local parks, 2 public playgrounds supervised in summer, 1 athletic field, 2 public tennis courts.
  • Medical Facilities: The nearest hospital Meadowlands Hospital, Secaucus. Followed by Passaic-Beth Israel Hospital, Passaic.Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack. Clara Maass Medical Center, Belleville all within 10 miles.
  • Shopping: Local shopping facilities are available. The nearest large shopping area is Garden State Plaza, 6 miles away.
CARLSTADT
  • Population: 6,123
  • Government: Borough Council
  • Area: 4.20 sq. miles
  • Equalized Tax Rate: .94
  • Public School District: Carlstadt
  • Distance to New York City: 10 miles
  • Distance to Newark: 7 miles
  • Real Estate: Carlstadt Borough is: 19% residential, 15% commercial, 58% industrial, 8% other
  • Minimum lot size requirement is 37.5’x100’
  • Price range for homes is $180,000 to $500,000.
  • Public Services: Gas lines, water lines and sewers to 100% of borough. Trash collected twice a week by borough. Full-time police department, 20 men in force. Volunteer fire department, 80 men in force. Volunteer ambulance. Public library.
  • Transportation: Bus service to New York City.
  • Churches: There are three churches in Carlstadt.
  • Recreation: A recreation commission serves the district.
  • Facilities include: playgrounds and athletic fields.
  • Medical Facilities: The nearest hospital Meadowlands Hospital, Secaucus. Followed by Passaic-Beth Israel Hospital, Passaic.Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack. Clara Maass Medical Center, Belleville all within 10 miles.
  • Shopping: Local shopping facilities are available. The nearest large shopping area is Garden State Plaza, located 10 miles away.
WOOD-RIDGE
  • Population: 7,961
  • Government: Borough Council
  • Area: 1.10 sq. miles
  • Equalized Tax Rate: 1.50
  • Public School District: Wood-Ridge
  • Distance to New York City: 15 miles, 40 minutes
  • Distance to Newark: 12 miles, 30 minutes
  • Real Estate: Wood-Ridge Borough is 56% residential, 7% commercial, 31% industrial, and 6% other.
  • Minimum lot size requirement is 50’ x 100’. Price range for homes is $175,000 to $650,000.
  • Public Services: Gas lines, water lines and sewers to 100% of borough. Trash collected twice a week by private contractor. Full-time police department, 17 men in force. Volunteer fire department, 40 men in force, 1 station. Community supported ambulance. Public library open 7 days a week.
  • Transportation: Bus service to New York City. Train service to New York City. Taxi service is available.
  • Churches: There are four churches in Wood-Ridge.
  • Recreation: A volunteer recreation director is available. Facilities include: 2 local parks, 2 public playgrounds, 1 athletic field.
  • Medical Facilities: The nearest hospital Meadowlands Hospital, Secaucus. Followed by Passaic-Beth Israel Hospital, Passaic.Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack. Clara Maass Medical Center, Belleville all within 10 miles.
  • Shopping: Local shopping facilities are available. The nearest large shopping area is located in Hackensack or Paramus, 5-6 miles away.
HASBROUCK HEIGHTS
  • Population: 12,075
  • Government: Borough Council
  • Area: 1.50 sq. miles
  • Equalized Tax Rate: 1.82
  • Public School District: Hasbrouck Heights
  • Distance to New York City: 12 miles
  • Distance to Newark: 10 miles
  • Real Estate: Hasbrouck Heights Borough is 71% residential, 21% commercial, 1% industrial, and 7% other. Price range for homes is $170,000 to $500,000.
  • Public Services: Gas lines, water lines and sewers to 100% of borough. Trash collected twice a week by borough. Full-time police department, 28 men in force. Volunteer fire department, 60 men in force, 1 station. Community supported ambulance. Public library open.
  • Transportation: Bus service to New York City. Train service to New York City from Woodbridge and Hasbrouck Heights
  • Churches: There are six churches in Hasbrouck Heights.
  • Recreation: A part-time recreation director is employed. Facilities include: 2 local parks, high school athletic fields, high school tennis courts.
  • Medical Facilities: the nearest hospital is Hasbrouck Medical Center, located 1½ miles away. Also, South Bergen Hospital, Hasbrouck Heights.
  • Medical Facilities: the nearest hospital is Hasbrouck Medical Center, located 1½ miles away. Also, South Bergen Hospital, Hasbrouck Heights.
EAST RUTHERFORD
  • Population: 9,000
  • Government: Mayor and Council
  • Area: 4 sq. miles
  • Equalized Tax Rate: .99
  • Public School District: East Rutherford
  • Distance to New York City: 10 miles
  • Distance to Newark: 20 minutes
  • Real Estate: East Rutherford is 75% residential. River Renaissance Condominiums. New Major hotel, and various other residential projects are under construction. Price range for homes is $200,000.
  • Public Services: Gas lines, water lines and sewers to 100% of district. Trash collected by township. Full-time police department. Volunteer fire department, 4 stations. Community supported ambulances. Public library.
  • Transportation: Bus service to New York City. Train service to New York City. Taxi service is available. Newark Airport, 20 miles away.
  • Churches: 1 Roman Catholic, 1 Lutheran, 1 Methodist, 1 Baptist.
  • Recreation: A part-time recreation director is employed. Facilities include: 4 public playgrounds supervised in the summer, 2 athletic fields, 2 public tennis courts.
  • Medical Facilities: The nearest hospital Meadowlands Hospital, Secaucus. Followed by Passaic-Beth Israel Hospital, Passaic.Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack. Clara Maass Medical Center, Belleville all within 10 miles.
  • Shopping: The nearest large shopping areas are located in Paramus & Secaucus.
CARLSTADT
  • Population: 20,205
  • Government: Commission
  • Area: 4.7 sq. miles
  • Equalized Tax Rate: 1.56
  • Public School District: Lyndhurst
  • Distance to New York City: 20 miles
  • Distance to Newark: 5 miles
  • Real Estate: Lyndhurst Township is 57% residential, 9% commercial, 28% industrial, and 6% other. Price range for homes is $150,000 to $350,000.
  • Public Services: Gas lines, water lines and sewers to 100% of township. Trash collected twice a week by private contractor. Full-time police department, 48 men in force. Volunteer fire department, 50 men in force. Community supported ambulance. Public library open
  • Transportation: Bus service to New York City. Train service to New York City.
  • Churches: There are six churches and one synagogue in Lyndhurst.
  • Recreation: Facilities include: 2 local parks, Bergen County Park, 3 public playgrounds, 3 athletic fields.
  • Medical Facilities: The nearest hospital Meadowlands Hospital, Secaucus. Followed by Passaic-Beth Israel Hospital, Passaic. Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack. Clara Maass Medical Center, Belleville all within 10 miles.
  • Shopping: Local shopping facilities are available, including 1 shopping center. The nearest large shopping area is located in Paramus, 20 minutes away.
NORTH ARLINGTON
  • Population: 16,239
  • Area: 2.50 Sq. miles
  • Public Services: Gas, electric, water, sewerage. Trash collection twice a week. Public Library.
  • School System: 4 Grammar Schools K-6. 1 Parochial Grammar School. 1 Parochial High School. North Arlington High School
  • Recreation: 12 month recreation. Schedule – Baseball, Little League soccer field, Roosevelt School, Soft-ball, Allen Park, Football, Wilson Park, Vinnie Macaluso Playground, Bergen County Park.
  • Transportation: Public transportation to Newark, Hackensack, and NYC. Senior Citizen Bus.
  • The Borough of North Arlington is a well rounded community with and ideal balance of pleasant suburban living with all of the big city conveniences nearby. A buyer who is looking for a home to fit his family’s way of living will most certainly be impressed by the variety and quality of one and two family homes he will find here, in addition to a variety of condominium units.
KEARNY
  • Population: 35,348
  • Government: Mayor-Council
  • Area: 9 sq. miles
  • Equalized Tax Rate: 1.97
  • Public School District: Kearny
  • Distance To New York City: 15 miles
  • Distance To Newark: 2 miles
  • Real Estate: Kearny is 80% residential, 9% commercial, 4% industrial and 7% other. Price range for homes is $150,000 to $400,000.
  • Public Services: Trash collected twice a week by private contractor. Full-time police department, 131 men in force. Full-time fire department, 144 men in force, 4 stations. Community supported ambulance. Public library open 6 days a week.
  • Transportation: Bus service to Newark and New York City. Train service to Hoboken. Taxi service available
  • Churches: There are 16 churches in Kearny Town including: 3 Catholic, 1 Synagogue, 2 Methodist, 2 Baptist, 1 Lutheran, Assembly of God, Christian Apostolate, Salvation Army, Good News Chapel, Born Again Christian.
  • Recreation: Facilities include: 1 county park, 11 supervised public playgrounds, 13 athletic fields, 5 public tennis courts, and 1 public swimming pool.
  • Medical Facilities: The nearest hospital is West Hudson.
  • Shopping: Local Shopping facilities are available.
WALLINGTON
  • Population: 10,644
  • Government: Borough Council
  • Area: 1.00 sq. mile
  • Equalized Tax Rate: 1.68
  • Public School District: Wallington
  • Distance to New York City: 8 miles
  • Distance to Newark: 20 miles
  • Real Estate: Wallington Borough is 64% residential, 12% commercial, 10% industrial, and 14% other. Minimum lot size requirement is 50’x100’. Price range for homes is $180,000 to $700,000.
  • Public Services: Gas lines, water lines and sewers to 100% of borough. Trash collected twice a week by private contractor. Full-time police department, 20 men in force. Volunteer fire department, 90 men in force, 3 stations. Community supported ambulance. Public library open 5 days a week.
  • Transportation: Bus service to New York City. Taxi service is available.
  • Churches: There are three churches in Wallington.
  • Recreation: A part-time recreation director is employed. Facilities include: outdoor ice skating rink, 3 public playgrounds, 1 athletic field, 2 public tennis courts.
  • Medical Facilities: The nearest hospitals are St. Mary’s, Passaic General and Beth Israel Hospital, all about 5 miles away.
  • Shopping: Local shopping facilities are available, including 2 shopping centers. The nearest large shopping area is Wallington Mall, located in town.
CLIFTON
  • Population: 75,810
  • Government: Council-Mgr.
  • Area: 11.75 sq. miles
  • Equalized Tax Rate: 1.73
  • Public School District: Clifton
  • Distance to New York City: 13 miles
  • Distance to Newark: 7 miles
  • Real Estate: Clifton is 90% residential, 10% commercial and industrial. Minimum lot size requirement is 50x92 sq. ft. Price range for homes is $110,000 to $500,000.
  • Public Services: Gas lines, water lines and sewers to 100% of Clifton. Trash collected twice a week by municipality. Full-time police department, 149 men in force. Full-time fire department, 151 men in force, 2 stations. Community supported ambulance. Public library open 9 am to 8 p.m.
  • Transportation: Bus service to New York City. Train service to New York City. Taxi service available.
  • Churches: There are 36 churches in Clifton representing all faiths.
  • Recreation: A full-time recreation director is employed. Facilities include: community recreation center, 38 parks and playgrounds, 32 public tennis courts, 2 private swimming pools, 1 public golf course, YMCA, YWCA, and Wensel Brook Park. Special programs include: children’s film festival, aerobic dancing, drawing and painting, gymnastics, arts and crafts, track and field, pre-school, and boys and girls clubs.
  • Medical Facilities: The nearest hospital is Passaic General located in Passaic. St. Joe’s in Paterson is also nearby.
  • Shopping: Twelve located shopping areas are located in Clifton. The nearest large shopping area is Paramus Mall.