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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    "IBEW Local 164 is proud to support the grassroots effort of Community Hospice of Bergen County to fill a much-needed gap for non-profit hospice care in the Pascack Valley region," added Richard Dressel, the local's business manager.
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    Frank Recine commented, "Continental Plaza is strategically situated in the very heart of Bergen County, right next to the Riverside Square Mall, with direct access to Route 4 and close proximity to New York City and the Bergen County Courthouse.
    Poskanzer Skott provided the YWCA of Bergen County and the Ridgewood YMCA with a comprehensive building analysis, facility master plan, space recommendations, interior upgrades and a 6,000 s/f building expansion which included a new fitness center, new atrium and lobby, and multi-purpose rooms.
    A $2 million grant over five years will support trauma services for children, adolescents and families in Bergen County, N.J.
    Sussex Bank has said that it has completed a merger with the Community Bank of Bergen County.
    The partnership's Bergen County portfolio affords current and prospective tenants the option to grow, relocate, and modify their space within the same geographic market through one point of contact.
    Community Bank of Bergen County, NJ (OTCPink: CMTB) reopened its Maywood branch after being closed for the past three months for renovations, the company said.
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