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Bergenfield
  • Suburb in New Jersey

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  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
    grade B

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Bergenfield is a suburb of New York City with a population of 27,375. Bergenfield is in Bergen County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in Bergenfield offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Bergenfield there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Many young professionals live in Bergenfield and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Bergenfield are highly rated.

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About Bergenfield...
Population
27,375

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$369,500
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,420
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%
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Bergenfield Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    40.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    7.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    29.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    234
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    43.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    33%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  11%

Working in Bergenfield

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$102,724
National
$64,994

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