Closter, New Jersey

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Population in 2014: 8,592 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.5%
 
Males: 4,097  (47.7%)
Females: 4,495  (52.3%)
Median resident age:  43.1 years
New Jersey median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 07624.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $116,574 (it was $83,918 in 2000)
Closter:

$116,574
NJ:

$70,165

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $50,091 (it was $37,065 in 2000)

Closter borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $653,518 (it was $344,800 in 2000)
Closter:

$653,518
NJ:

$307,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $517,875; Detached houses: $558,035; Townhouses or other attached units: $493,772; In 2-unit structures: $433,033; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $378,297; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $306,077; Mobile homes: $212,030

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,878.

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  • Races in Closter, NJ (2013)

    Closter races chart
    • 5,09759.5%White alone
    • 2,87533.6%Asian alone
    • 5256.1%Hispanic
    • 490.6%Black alone
    • 330.4%Two or more races
    • 160.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Closter: 126.6 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (15.2%), German (8.1%), Irish (7.7%), Russian (4.1%), United States (4.0%), Polish (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1904

Elevation: 62 feet

Land area: 3.17 square miles.

Population density: 2,710 people per square mile   (average).

Closter,NJ real estate house value index trend

Closter, New Jersey map

For population 25 years and over in Closter:

  • High school or higher: 95.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 59.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Closter borough:

  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 65.2%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

2,973 residents are foreign born (16.4% Asia, 6.2% Europe).

This borough:

34.7%
New Jersey:

21.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $10,213 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $10,374 (1.8%)

Closter satellite photo by USGS

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: -451 (-5.3%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 536 (14.6%)

Area code: 201

Closter household income distribution Closter home values distribution

Crime rates in Closter by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 11200000000N/AN/A
per 100,000 11.711.723.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/AN/A
Robberies 1120001014101
per 100,000 11.711.723.30.00.00.011.50.011.447.611.80.011.6
Assaults 5201121210036
per 100,000 58.423.40.011.611.523.011.523.011.40.00.035.169.8
Burglaries 17191213187711121712155
per 100,000 198.6222.7139.5150.4207.580.580.6126.6137.0202.4141.7175.558.2
Thefts 49654946523665414957323446
per 100,000 572.6761.8569.7532.3599.4414.2748.7471.9559.4678.5377.8397.8535.0
Auto thefts 2123212000222
per 100,000 23.411.723.334.723.111.523.00.00.00.023.623.423.3
Arson 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 65.867.262.438.444.428.844.933.639.257.831.738.646.6

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City-data.com crime index 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 2014, including police officers: 18 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
New Jersey average:

3.43
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
New Jersey:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +332 (+4.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (23%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Legal occupations (5%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Closter, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Closter, New Jersey average temperatures Closter, New Jersey average precipitation Closter, New Jersey humidity Closter, New Jersey wind speed Closter, New Jersey snowfall Closter, New Jersey sunshine Closter, New Jersey clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Closter-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 38% 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 near New Jersey state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 207.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 117.5 miles away from Closter center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 243.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 212.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 232.2 miles away from Closter center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 116.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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: 7, Storms: 5, Heavy Rains: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Closter topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Closter:

  • SPECTRUM FOR LIVING (50 BLANCH AVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Closter:

  • OHEL CHILDREN'S HOME AND FAMILY SERVICES, INC. (Hospital, about 3 miles away; FLUSHING, NY)
  • CARE ONE AT CRESSKILL (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CRESSKILL, NJ)
  • BERGEN CARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; WESTWOOD, NJ)
  • HOSPICE AT BERGEN COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; WESTWOOD, NJ)
  • RV WESTWOOD (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; WESTWOOD, NJ)
  • CARE ONE AT VALLEY (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WESTWOOD, NJ)
  • JEWISH HOME REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; RIVERVALE, 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Closter:

  • Mercy College (about 6 miles; Dobbs Ferry, NY; Full-time enrollment: 8,602)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus (about 7 miles; Teaneck, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,349)
  • Manhattan College (about 7 miles; Riverdale, NY; FT enrollment: 3,508)
  • Bergen Community College (about 7 miles; Paramus, NJ; FT enrollment: 11,826)
  • CUNY Lehman College (about 8 miles; Bronx, NY; FT enrollment: 8,769)
  • Nyack College (about 9 miles; Nyack, NY; FT enrollment: 2,590)
  • Monroe College (about 9 miles; Bronx, NY; FT enrollment: 10,073)

Public elementary/middle schools in Closter:

  • TENAKILL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 571, Location: 275 HIGH STREET, Grades: 5-8)
  • HILLSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 340 HOMANS AVENUE, Grades: PK-4)
See full list of schools located in Closter

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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 105. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

105
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.367. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.367
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 18.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.9
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.80
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 17.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.14. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.14
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 3.8%
(3.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 82.4% for other race residents, 17.8% 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

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, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
New Jersey average:

12.7

Closter travel time to work - commute Closter mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Closter borough (based on Bergen County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic430,00780
Other53,728120
Mainline Protestant45,613210
Evangelical Protestant33,419234
Orthodox14,37320
Black Protestant6,28617
None321,690-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 258
Bergen County:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bergen County:

19.6%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.9%
State:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

56.1%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

53.7%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Closter:

27.6
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Closter:

18.0%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Closter:

12.3%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Closter:

6.9
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
Closter:

31.9%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

60.4%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Closter:

80.2%
State:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Closter, NJ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$19,536$46,8865$5,345
Other Government Administration 4$22,945$68,8351$1,640
Judicial and Legal 1$4,880$58,5602$2,776
Police Protection - Officers 22$237,206$129,3850$0
Police - Other 7$24,910$42,70320$18,774
Fire - Other 0$0 1$695
Streets and Highways 10$83,302$99,9620$0
Health 2$10,515$63,0900$0
Solid Waste Management 7$31,238$53,5510$0
Sewerage 2$15,620$93,7200$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 3$4,045
Natural Resources 0$0 2$662
Local Libraries 5$24,510$58,82416$14,607
Other and Unallocable 3$12,825$51,3006$5,413
Totals for Government 68$487,487$86,02756$53,957

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

  • Current Operations - Elementary & Secondary Education: $16,776,000 ($1952.51)
    Police Protection: $2,312,000 ($269.09)
    Regular Highways: $1,060,000 ($123.37)
    General - Other: $967,000 ($112.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $635,000 ($73.91)
    Sewerage: $462,000 ($53.77)
    Central Staff Services: $457,000 ($53.19)
    Financial Administration: $425,000 ($49.46)
    Libraries: $381,000 ($44.34)
    Fire Protection: $242,000 ($28.17)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $184,000 ($21.42)
    General Public Buildings: $181,000 ($21.07)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $179,000 ($20.83)
    Health Services - Other: $130,000 ($15.13)
    Parks & Recreation: $128,000 ($14.90)
    Welfare - Other: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $567,000 ($65.99)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $2,812,000 ($327.28)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,816,000 ($444.13)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $6,000,000 ($698.32)
    Interest Earnings: $177,000 ($20.60)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,887,000 ($219.62)
    Highways: $57,000 ($6.63)
  • Tax - Property: $15,000,000 ($1745.81)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, Education, NEC: $7,809,000 ($908.87)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,637,000 ($190.53)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,258,000 ($611.96)
    Other NEC: $4,860,000 ($565.64)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Elementary & Secondary Education: $12,576,000 ($1463.69)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $6,122,000 ($712.52)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Elementary and Secondary Education: $491,000 ($57.15)
    Other, NEC: $375,000 ($43.65)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $4,156,000 ($483.71)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,781,000 ($323.67)

4.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($65,527 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
New Jersey average:

5.08%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($962 average AGI)
Bergen County:

0.06%
New Jersey average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hudson County, NJ  0.79% ($71,204 average AGI)
from Passaic County, NJ  0.74% ($47,840)
from New York County, NY  0.34% ($111,040)


5.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($68,027 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
New Jersey average:

5.65%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,640 average AGI)
Bergen County:

0.11%
New Jersey average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Passaic County, NJ  0.64% ($52,858 average AGI)
to Hudson County, NJ  0.61% ($59,466)
to New York County, NY  0.37% ($85,283)

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)
Closter fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Closter fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 9m30ftTotal length
  • $27,000Total costs
  • 42,244Total average daily traffic
  • 1,551Total average daily truck traffic
  • 50,694Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Police Closter Dock Rd (Lat: 40.971222 Lon: -73.959306), Call Sign: WIK250
    Assigned Frequencies: 480.187 MHzGrant Date: 10/15/2014, Expiration Date: 10/31/2024Registrant: County Of, Public Safety Communications Center Bergen, 285 Campgaw Road, Mahwah, NJ 07430, Phone: (201) 785-8510, Fax: (201) 785-8575

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • 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

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (91%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Closter, NJ
NameCountNameCount
A&P1Kmart1
AT&T1New Balance1
Baskin-Robbins1Nike4
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1Sears1
Cold Stone Creamery1Starbucks1
Dunkin Donuts1True Value1
FedEx2UPS3
GNC1Whole Foods Market1
Harmon Face Values1

Closter compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above 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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  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Sales and related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Turkey (population 500+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest city-data.com crime index (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Wholesale trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Russia (population 500+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of thefts per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Asia (population 500+)"
  • #83 (07624) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Greek first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
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