Bergen County


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Bergen County, New Jersey

1 Bergen County Plaza Rm 580
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone: (201) 336-7300
Fax: (201) 336-7304
www.co.bergen.nj.us

In northeastern NJ bordering on NY, north of Jersey City; original county, organized Mar 7, 1683. Name Origin: Named by early Dutch settlers for the town of Bergen-op-zoom, North Brabant, Netherlands

Area (sq mi):: 246.80 (land 234.17; water 12.63) Population per square mile: 3854.30
Population 2005: 902,561 State rank: 1 Population change: 2000-20005 2.10%; 1990-2000 7.10% Population 2000: 884,118 (White 72.30%; Black or African American 5.30%; Hispanic or Latino 10.30%; Asian 10.70%; Other 5.70%). Foreign born: 25.10%. Median age: 39.10
Income 2000: per capita $33,638; median household $65,241; Population below poverty level: 5.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $51,227-$51,758
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 29.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Hackensack County seat (43,681)
  • Fort Lee (37,310)
  • Fair Lawn (31,613)
  • Garfield (29,833)
  • Paramus (26,624)
  • Englewood (26,353)
  • Bergenfield (26,210)
  • Ridgewood (24,916)
  • Lodi (24,336)
  • Cliffside Park (23,012)
  • Elmwood Park (19,005)
  • Palisades Park (18,301)
  • Rutherford (18,084)
  • Dumont (17,571)
  • New Milford (16,397)
  • North Arlington (15,254)
  • Ramsey (14,601)
  • Tenafly (14,214)
  • Oakland (13,707)
  • Fairview (13,561)
  • Ridgefield Park (12,822)
  • Hasbrouck Heights (11,679)
  • Wallington (11,558)
  • Glen Rock (11,525)
  • Franklin Lakes (11,260)
  • Westwood (11,051)
  • Ridgefield (11,005)
  • River Edge (10,966)
  • Little Ferry (10,840)
  • Hillsdale (10,138)

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    We look forward to delivering a modern workplace environment at 61 South Paramus Road that the tenants of Bergen County deserve, complete with high-end renovations, upgraded amenities, and a new Class A management team," added Kristi Mazejy, Vice President at Garrison Investment Group.
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    Board of directors of Community Bank of Bergen County, has declared a 10 percent stock dividend, the company said.
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    Established in 1928, Community Bank of Bergen County, NJ (CBBC) serves the northern New Jersey community with four locations in Rochelle Park, Maywood, Fair Lawn and Garfield.
    The "Facecrook" site, which can be accessed here, is a database of 942 fugitives in Bergen County, complete with mugshots, names and the fugitives' last known street address.
    For those of us with Bergen County New Jersey roots, another Revolutionary War book on the area is most welcome, and this one follows 2007's The Revolutionary War In Bergen County.
    Verizon Wireless, a provider of voice and data network and a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE:VOD) (LSE: VOD), announced on Friday (5 September) that the company is seeking to expand its local workforce at Bergen County in the New York metro area, US.
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