Bergen County, NJ is a popular residential area, namely for its proximity to New York City, its welcoming citizens, and diverse cultural activities.
Wondering which town is the best fit for you? Discover 7 of its towns in the chart below and learn about the town size, local school district, distance to Manhattan, and median home values.
Bergen County, NJ Areas
|Town Name||Population||Public School District||Distance to Manhattan||Median Home Values|
|Allendale||6,704||Allendale School District||40 min.||$616,100|
|Franklin Lakes||10,759||Franklin Lakes Public Schools||40 min.||$940,500|
|Mahwah||24,062||Mahwah Township Public Schools||45 min.||$426,400|
|Ramsey||14,706||Ramsey Public School District||40 min.||$503,000|
|Ridgewood||25,352||Ridgewood Public Schools||35 min.||$646,700|
|Upper Saddle River||8,326||Upper Saddle River School District||40 min.||$852,600|
|Wyckoff||16,928||Wyckoff School District||40 min.||$690,300|
Bergen County Town Profiles
Primarily residential, Allendale is a quintessential small town with quaint downtown businesses and family-owned restaurants. Top picks in the area include Allendale Eats, Allendale Cycle Shop, and The Celery Farm.
With quick access to major highways, Franklin Lakes is just minutes from local attraction like Sterling Forest and historic sites.
Popular local things to do include eating at The Market Basket, shopping at Boutique 811, and horseback riding at Saddle Ridge Riding Center.
Home to several large companies and on the border of the Ramapo Mountains, Mahwah offers just about everything. Enjoy outdoor activities, scenic views, sporting events, and quaint shops like Bon Appetit, Inc., Best Little Frame Shop & Art Gallery, and Home Yoga Experience.
Offering a small-town feel with big city amenities, Ramsey provides golf course communities, high-end restaurants like Local Season Kitchen, local shops like Barbara Ann’s Consignment Boutique, and fun children’s playgrounds like Finch Park.
Get to know your friends and neighbors in the Village of Ridgewood, a town filled with tree-lined streets, upscale shops, and fun activities for everyone. Local highlights include S. Egidio, Gypsy Warrior, and Graydon Pool.
A welcoming Bergen County area, Upper Saddle River provides unique local experiences for residents of all ages.
One of New Jersey’s most romantic restaurants is located in the town, along with historic landmarks dating back to the 1700s, state-of-the-art park facilities, and more.
Find acres of natural spaces and a wildlife center in Wyckoff. A truly community-centered town, Wyckoff provides classes and programs for residents at the public library, Wyckoff YMCA, and James. A McFaul Environmental Center. Featured local businesses include Cafe Amici, Tons of Toys, and Aidido of Ramapo Valley.
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