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Bergen County

Population in 2012: 8,498 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.4%
 

Males: 4,164  (49.0%)
Females: 4,334  (51.0%)

Median resident age:  43.2 years
New Jersey median age:  0.0 years

Zip code: 07624

Estimated median household income in 2011: $113,512 (it was $83,918 in 2000)
Closter:

$113,512
New Jersey:

$67,458
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $50,701

Closter borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $662,999 (it was $344,800 in 2000)
Closter:

$662,999
New Jersey:

$324,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $770,098; Detached houses: $767,880; Townhouses or other attached units: $1,258,446; In 2-unit structures: $601,405; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $377,534; Mobile homes: $1,761,824

Median gross rent in 2011: $1,802.

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  • White alone - 5,019 (59.9%)
  • Asian alone - 2,649 (31.6%)
  • Hispanic - 501 (6.0%)
  • Black alone - 100 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 92 (1.1%)
  • Other race alone - 10 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.01%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.01%)

Races in Closter detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Closter: 127.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Italian (10.8%), Irish (8.5%), German (8.3%), Russian (5.4%), United States (3.5%), English (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1904

Elevation: 62 feet

Land area: 3.17 square miles.

Population density: 2681 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Closter:

  • High school or higher: 94.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 60.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Closter borough:

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 65.5%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 3.6%

2,832 residents are foreign born (16.8% Asia, 6.6% Europe, 3.4% Latin America).

This borough:  33.9%
New Jersey:  20.2%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Closter, New Jersey as of April 16, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Closter to the number of sex offenders is 8,675 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $10,001 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $10,001 (1.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Yonkers, NY (5.6 miles , pop. 196,086).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (9.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Demarest borough, NJ (1.1 miles ), Harrington Park borough, NJ (1.2 miles ), Haworth borough, NJ (1.2 miles ), Norwood borough, NJ (1.3 miles ), Cresskill borough, NJ (1.4 miles ), Alpine borough, NJ (1.5 miles ), Dumont borough, NJ (1.5 miles ), Northvale borough, NJ (1.7 miles ).

Latitude: 40.97 N, Longitude: 73.96 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,080 (-12.9%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 568 (15.3%)

Area code: 201

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Crime rates in Closter by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 011200000000
per 100,000 0.011.711.723.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 211200010141
per 100,000 23.711.711.723.30.00.00.011.50.011.447.611.8
Assaults 252011212100
per 100,000 23.758.423.40.011.611.523.011.523.011.40.00.0
Burglaries 1817191213187711121712
per 100,000 212.9198.6222.7139.5150.4207.580.580.6126.6137.0202.4141.7
Thefts 754965494652366541495732
per 100,000 887.3572.6761.8569.7532.3599.4414.2748.7471.9559.4678.5377.8
Auto thefts 021232120002
per 100,000 0.023.411.723.334.723.111.523.00.00.00.023.6
Arson 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 64.765.767.262.438.444.328.844.933.639.257.831.7

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Closter detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 18 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
New Jersey average:

3.38

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Closter, New Jersey accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
New Jersey:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +332 (+4.1%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Top executives (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Accountants and auditors (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

Work and jobs in Closter: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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Tornado activity:

Closter-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Jersey state average. It is 7% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 30.4 miles away from the Closter borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/15/1970, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.3 miles away from the borough center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Closter-area historical earthquake activity is above New Jersey state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 64.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 21.3 miles away from Closter center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 46.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bergen County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Heavy Rains: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Closter:

  • ST JOHN'S RIVERSIDE HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 6 miles away; YONKERS, NY)
  • ST JOSEPH'S MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 6 miles away; YONKERS, NY)
  • LAWRENCE HOSPITAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 8 miles away; BRONXVILLE, NY)

Political contributions by individuals in Closter, NJ

Amtrak stations near Closter:

  • 5 miles: YONKERS (FOOT OF DOCK ST. & WELLS AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: NEW ROCHELLE (DEPOT PLAZA NORTH) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: LA GUARDIA AIRPORT (QUEENS, ) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar and vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand.

Local government website: www.closterboro.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Closter:

  • Mercy College (about 6 miles; Dobbs Ferry, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,386)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus (about 7 miles; Teaneck, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,510)
  • Manhattan College (about 7 miles; Bronx, NY; FT enrollment: 3,094)
  • Bergen Community College (about 7 miles; Paramus, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,303)
  • CUNY Lehman College (about 8 miles; Bronx, NY; FT enrollment: 6,257)
  • CUNY Bronx Community College (about 9 miles; Bronx, NY; FT enrollment: 6,016)
  • Yeshiva University (about 9 miles; New York, NY; FT enrollment: 5,538)

Public elementary/middle schools in Closter:

Private elementary/middle schools in Closter:

  • PALISADES COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 202; Location: 212/248 HERBERT AVE; Grades: PK - TK)
  • CATHOLIC ACADEMY OF NORTHERN VALLEY-CLOSTER (Students: 32; Location: 300 HIGH ST; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Closter, map of school districts: CLOSTER BOROUGH, NORTHERN VALLEY REGIONAL

Library in Closter:

  • CLOSTER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $805,368; Location: 280 HIGH STREET; 48,998 books; 2,928 audio materials; 2,809 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 123 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Closter: Closter Public Library (A), Closter Ambulance Corps (B), Closter Fire Department Knickerbocker Hook and Ladder Company (C), Closter Boro Hall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Closter include: Temple Beth El (A), Centennial African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (B), Emmanus Mission Church (C), Saint Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Oradell Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tenakill Brook (A), Anderson Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Belskie Museum (280 High), Abram Demaree Homestead (Historical Places & Services; Schraalenburgh Road &).

 
Bergen County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM2.5 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.6. This is about average.
City:

33.6
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.424. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.424
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.95. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.95
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 21.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.1
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 20.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 17.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.5
U.S.:

22.9
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.1072


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 2.8%
(2.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 7.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.8% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  3.0 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  84.7%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  2.2%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Closter, NJ

People in group quarters in Closter in 2010:

  • 52 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 16 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Closter in 2000:

  • 51 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 18 people in religious group quarters
  • 4 people in other group homes

Closter compared to New Jersey state average:

Closter, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Closter (2011 data):

  • Capital One, National Association: Closter Branch- A&P at 600 Piermont Road, branch established on 2000/06/05. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • NewBank: Closter Branch at 189 Homans Avenue, branch established on 2010/08/02. Info updated 2009/09/21: Bank assets: $141.3 mil, Deposits: $122.7 mil, headquarters in Flushing, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • NVE Bank: Closter Branch at 175 Homans Avenue, branch established on 1999/05/19. Info updated 2011/10/27: Bank assets: $684.2 mil, Deposits: $548.6 mil, headquarters in Englewood, NJ, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Nve Bancorp, Mhc
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Closter Branch at 617 Piedmont Road, branch established on 1973/06/25. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Woori America Bank: Closter Branch at 234 Closter Dock Road, branch established on 1999/04/21. Info updated 2012/04/03: Bank assets: $939.4 mil, Deposits: $822.6 mil, headquarters in New York, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Woori Finance Holdings Co., Ltd.
  • First Commerce Bank: Closter Branch at 530 Piermont Road, branch established on 2011/04/15. Info updated 2011/07/26: Bank assets: $154.7 mil, Deposits: $131.4 mil, headquarters in Lakewood, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Ver Valen St Closter Plaza Branch at 15 Ver Valen St Closter Plaza, branch established on 1888/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Closter Plaza Branch at 49 Vervalen Street, branch established on 1964/01/15. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Closter travel time to work - commute


Closter mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Electricity (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Closter (based on Bergen County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 75.12%
Here75.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents72.1%12.6%1.6%1.5%1.4%
Congregations16.3%13.1%7.8%7.0%7.8%
NameReformed Church in AmericaEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaArmenian Apostolic Church/Catholicossate EtchmiadzinMuslim EstimateOther
Adherents1.4%1.3%1.1%1.0%6.2%
Congregations6.2%6.0%0.4%0.8%34.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 258
This county:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Bergen County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 134
This county:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 95
Bergen County:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 718
Bergen County:

8.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.0%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

19.6%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Bergen County:

17.9%
New Jersey:

18.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$17,880$42,9124$4,244
Other Government Administration 4$21,000$63,0001$1,302
Judicial and Legal 1$4,466$53,5922$2,204
Police Protection - Officers 23$217,098$113,2690$0
Police - Other 7$22,798$39,08218$14,906
Fire - Other 0$0 1$552
Streets and Highways 10$76,240$91,4880$0
Health 2$9,624$57,7440$0
Solid Waste Management 7$28,590$49,0110$0
Sewerage 2$14,296$85,7760$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 3$3,212
Natural Resources 0$0 2$526
Local Libraries 5$22,432$53,83714$11,598
Other and Unallocable 3$11,738$46,9525$4,298
Totals for Government 69$446,162$77,59350$42,842

Closter government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Elementary & Secondary Education: $16,776,000 ($1974.11)
    Police Protection: $2,312,000 ($272.06)
    Regular Highways: $1,060,000 ($124.74)
    General - Other: $967,000 ($113.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $635,000 ($74.72)
    Sewerage: $462,000 ($54.37)
    Central Staff Services: $457,000 ($53.78)
    Financial Administration: $425,000 ($50.01)
    Libraries: $381,000 ($44.83)
    Fire Protection: $242,000 ($28.48)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $184,000 ($21.65)
    General Public Buildings: $181,000 ($21.30)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $179,000 ($21.06)
    Health Services - Other: $130,000 ($15.30)
    Parks & Recreation: $128,000 ($15.06)
    Welfare - Other: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $567,000 ($66.72)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $2,812,000 ($330.90)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,816,000 ($449.05)

Closter government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $6,000,000 ($706.05)
    Interest Earnings: $177,000 ($20.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,887,000 ($222.05)
    Highways: $57,000 ($6.71)
  • Tax - Property: $15,000,000 ($1765.12)

Closter government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, Education, NEC: $7,809,000 ($918.92)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,637,000 ($192.63)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,258,000 ($618.73)
    Other NEC: $4,860,000 ($571.90)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Elementary & Secondary Education: $12,576,000 ($1479.88)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $6,122,000 ($720.40)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Elementary and Secondary Education: $491,000 ($57.78)
    Other, NEC: $375,000 ($44.13)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $4,156,000 ($489.06)

Closter government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,781,000 ($327.25)

5.27% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($66,093 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
New Jersey average:

6.12%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($835 average AGI)
Bergen County:

0.15%
New Jersey average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hudson County, NJ  0.87% ($60,674 average AGI)
from Passaic County, NJ  0.71% ($48,422)
from New York County, NY  0.43% ($100,747)


6.26% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($73,760 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
New Jersey average:

6.89%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,197 average AGI)
Bergen County:

0.10%
New Jersey average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Passaic County, NJ  0.81% ($54,598 average AGI)
to Hudson County, NJ  0.59% ($56,352)
to New York County, NY  0.37% ($97,508)

Strongest AM radio stations in Closter:

  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WWRV (1330 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: RADIO VISION CRISTIANA MANAGEMENT CORP.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWDJ (970 AM; 5 kW; HACKENSACK, NJ; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Closter:

  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WFDU (89.1 FM; TEANECK, NJ; Owner: FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON UNIVERSITY)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WFAS-FM (103.9 FM; WHITE PLAINS, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Closter:

  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Closter, New Jersey:
  • Fatal accident count: 21
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 32
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 22
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 53
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
New Jersey average:
  • Fatal accident count: 93
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 137
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 29
  • Fatalities: 101
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 240
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

See more detailed statistics of Closter fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total costs: $51,000
Total average daily traffic: 40,579
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,491
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 54,067


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Police Closter Dock Rd (Lat: 40.971222 Lon: -73.959306), Call Sign: WIK250
    Assigned Frequencies: 480.187 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/08/2004, Expiration Date: 10/31/2014
    Registrant: County Of Bergen, 285 Campgaw Road, Mahwah, NJ 07430, Phone: (201) 336-7777, Fax: (201) 785-8575, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Closter)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5684W , Serial Number: 28-948, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 12/21/1962
    Registrant (Individual): Racli Severino, 47 Cedar Ln, Closter, NJ 07624
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T210N (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6297Y , Serial Number: 21064323, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 04/03/1981
    Registrant (Individual): Steven Barnes, 62 Walker Ave, Closter, NJ 07624
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 759YU , Serial Number: 18266372, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 04/21/1978
    Registrant (Corporation): Rehannia Corp, 48 Buzzoni Dr, Closter, NJ 07624



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$372,54544$542,295196$418,5319$301,4445$492,200
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$019$454,84218$284,5563$41,6673$399,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$409,50015$435,93367$479,0308$217,3755$373,600
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$406,0007$660,85736$414,9444$217,5001$300,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$403,0001$800,00014$531,6430$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0070.01 , 0070.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$388,0001$413,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$244,5000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$338,0001$409,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0070.01 , 0070.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 15
  • Hazardous Condition: 12

Incident types - Closter


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Closter, NJ
Businesses in Closter, NJ
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Kmart1
Baskin-Robbins1New Balance1
Burger King1Nike4
CVS1RadioShack1
Cold Stone Creamery1Sears1
Dunkin Donuts1Starbucks1
FedEx2True Value1
GNC1UPS3
Harmon Face Values1Whole Foods Market1
Browse common businesses in Closter, NJ


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