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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    A-
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B-
Saddle River is a suburb of New York City with a population of 3,212. Saddle River is in Bergen County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in Saddle River offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Saddle River and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Saddle River are highly rated.
About Saddle River...
Population
3,212

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,785,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,736
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    15%
  • Own
    85%
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Saddle River Rankings

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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
    62.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    156.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    690.5
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    94.2
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    6%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    4%
  • 35-44 years
    6%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    20%
  • 65+ years
    32%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    33%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    15%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%

Working in Saddle River

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$175,357
National
$55,322
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The most beautiful place to live. Low taxes, great schools and lovely neighbors! Home to #1 restaurant SaddleRiver Inn. Very close to nyc
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Beautiful town with bucolic charm, very low taxes, 2 acre minimum properties and only 30 minutes from NYC. There are many historic barns in Saddle River dating back to the 1800's and 23 historic properties throughout town. Wandell Elementary School is second to none with the state's top technology and arts programs, a model STEAM program and high academics. The police and fire departments are also the best of any town.
One of the wealthiest communities in the United States. Homes primarily sell for above $3mm. Great community filled with successful and high achieving residents. Highly recommend for all able to afford.