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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    A-
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B
Demarest is a suburb of New York City with a population of 5,031. Demarest is in Bergen County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in Demarest offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Residents of Demarest tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Demarest are highly rated.
About Demarest...
Population
5,031

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$673,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$3,147
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    9%
  • Own
    91%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    20
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    0
    41
  • Robbery
    0
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    79
    500
  • Theft
    119
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    79
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    3%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    28%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    41%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    16%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    12%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%

Working in Demarest

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$149,271
National
$55,322
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Demarest Reviews

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I met some of my best friends here, had my most memorable experiences and received an amazing education in school before I left for college.
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Great place to live and raise a family. There is a great nature center to take leisurely walks and explore the wildlife.
The crime isn't very bad in my town.