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North Bergen Township
  • Suburb in New Jersey

Report Card

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

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North Bergen Township is a suburb of New York City with a population of 61,619. North Bergen Township is in Hudson County. Living in North Bergen Township offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In North Bergen Township there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in North Bergen Township and residents tend to be liberal.

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About North Bergen Township...
Population
61,619

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$350,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,437
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    60%
  • Own
    40%
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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
    49.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    18.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    18.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    33
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    378.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    92.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    19%
    national  12%

Working in North Bergen Township

Jobs
grade C minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$63,908
National
$62,843

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