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Palisades Park
  • Suburb in New Jersey

Report Card

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

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Palisades Park is a suburb of New York City with a population of 20,693. Palisades Park is in Bergen County. Living in Palisades Park offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Palisades Park there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Palisades Park and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Palisades Park are above average.

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About Palisades Park...
Population
20,693

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$577,900
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,638
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    63%
  • Own
    37%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    24
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    4.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    4.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    110.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    312.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    81.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    5%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    19%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    41%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    18%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  11%

Working in Palisades Park

Jobs
grade C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$79,063
National
$64,994

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