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Population in 2012: 35,732 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.8%
 

Males: 16,662  (46.6%)
Females: 19,070  (53.4%)

Median resident age:  44.7 years
New Jersey median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 07024, 07605.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $69,629 (it was $58,161 in 2000)
Fort Lee:

$69,629
NJ:

$69,667
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $44,865

Fort Lee borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $333,712 (it was $190,100 in 2000)
Fort Lee:

$333,712
NJ:

$311,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $409,125; Detached houses: $570,869; Townhouses or other attached units: $606,116; In 2-unit structures: $616,899; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $335,659; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $311,284; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $164,325

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,504.

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  • White alone - 16,303 (46.0%)
  • Asian alone - 13,214 (37.3%)
  • Hispanic - 4,798 (13.5%)
  • Two or more races - 591 (1.7%)
  • Black alone - 448 (1.3%)
  • Other race alone - 53 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 13 (0.04%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fort Lee: 127.2 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: Italian (10.9%), Russian (5.6%), German (3.8%), Irish (3.3%), Polish (3.2%), Greek (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1904

Elevation: 313 feet

Land area: 2.53 square miles.

Population density: 14,109 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Fort Lee:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 53.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Lee borough:

  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 53.7%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

17,917 residents are foreign born (28.6% Asia, 10.6% Europe).

This borough:  50.6%
New Jersey:  21.2%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Fort Lee, New Jersey as of October 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Fort Lee to the number of sex offenders is 35,732 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 2012: $6,722 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $4,961 (1.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union City, NJ (6.4 miles , pop. 67,088).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jersey City, NJ (10.0 miles , pop. 240,055).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (10.5 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Palisades Park borough, NJ (1.0 miles ), Leonia borough, NJ (1.1 miles ), Edgewater borough, NJ (1.2 miles ), Ridgefield borough, NJ (1.4 miles ), Cliffside Park borough, NJ (1.4 miles ), Englewood Cliffs borough, NJ (1.6 miles ), Ridgefield Park, NJ (1.6 miles ), Fairview borough, NJ (1.6 miles ).

Latitude: 40.85 N, Longitude: 73.98 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,002 (-11.3%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 2,937 (16.9%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 201

Fort Lee household income distribution Fort Lee home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Fort Lee by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1110001000001
per 100,000 2.92.82.80.00.00.02.70.00.00.00.00.02.8
Rapes 2311010001030
per 100,000 5.78.42.82.70.02.70.00.00.02.80.08.50.0
Robberies 12121471612584716511
per 100,000 34.333.638.718.842.832.113.421.711.019.343.714.130.8
Assaults 11720111213967181118
per 100,000 31.419.65.50.029.432.134.924.416.519.349.231.050.3
Burglaries 142103911011176765636163425857
per 100,000 405.9288.1251.4271.7312.8179.2174.7171.0167.2173.4114.8163.6159.4
Thefts 441520653365322273256237247266262261203
per 100,000 1260.71454.31803.7982.0861.0730.1688.1643.3677.2731.9716.2736.0567.8
Auto thefts 3758524726331861112161215
per 100,000 105.8162.2143.6126.469.588.348.416.330.233.043.733.842.0
Arson 1222227211100
per 100,000 2.95.65.55.45.35.318.85.42.72.82.70.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 119.9123.5127.780.084.670.363.052.950.258.766.363.865.2

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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 Fort Lee detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 106 (87 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.43
New Jersey average:

3.38

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.5%
New Jersey:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +3,562 (+11.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8%)
  • Top executives (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Fort Lee-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Jersey state average. It is 10% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.7 miles away from the Fort Lee 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 5.6 miles away from the borough center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fort Lee-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New Jersey state average. It is 81% 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 61.6 miles away from the city 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 38.8 miles away from Fort Lee center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 25.7 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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Birthplace of: James Van Fleet - Army officer, Kerri Green - Actress, Willie Garoni - Baseball player.

Main business address for: ALPHARMA INC (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS), PHIBRO ANIMAL HEALTH CORP (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS), EMPIRE RESOURCES INC /NEW/ (WHOLESALE-METALS SERVICE CENTERS & OFFICES), REFAC (PATENT OWNERS & LESSORS), NEUROLOGIX INC/DE (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS).


Hospitals/medical centers near Fort Lee:

  • COLUMBIA UNIV DIALYSIS CENTERS, INC (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; NEW YORK, NY)
  • NEW YORK - PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL - COLUMBIA (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; NEW YORK, NY)
  • PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 2 miles away; NEW YORK, NY)

Political contributions by individuals in Fort Lee, NJ

Heliports located in Fort Lee:

Amtrak stations near Fort Lee:

  • 7 miles: NEW YORK (PENN STA) (NEW YORK, 7TH AVE. & W. 32ND ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 8 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.
  • 8 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.fortleenj.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Lee:

  • Yeshiva University (about 3 miles; New York, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,538)
  • CUNY City College (about 3 miles; New York, NY; FT enrollment: 10,009)
  • Teachers College at Columbia University (about 3 miles; New York, NY; FT enrollment: 3,115)
  • Barnard College (about 3 miles; New York, NY; FT enrollment: 2,307)
  • Columbia University in the City of New York (about 3 miles; New York, NY; FT enrollment: 20,611)
  • CUNY Hostos Community College (about 4 miles; Bronx, NY; FT enrollment: 3,504)
  • Monroe College-Main Campus (about 4 miles; Bronx, NY; FT enrollment: 4,127)

Public high school in Fort Lee:

Private high school in Fort Lee:

  • FORT LEE EDUCATION CENTER (Students: 78; Location: 2300 3RD ST; Grades: 7 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Fort Lee:

Private elementary/middle schools in Fort Lee:

  • CHRIST THE TEACHER INTERPAROCHIAL SCHOOL (Students: 314; Location: 359 WHITEMAN ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • GREEN HOUSE PRESCHOOL AND KINDERGARTEN (Students: 125; Location: 2070 JONES RD; Grades: PK - TK)
  • SMALL WORLD MONTESSRI SCHOOL (Students: 51; Location: 308 TOM HUNTER RD; Grades: PK - KG)
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Library in Fort Lee:

  • FORT LEE FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,230,190; Location: 320 MAIN STREET; 132,055 books; 6,573 audio materials; 8,378 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 302 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Fort Lee: Hazards Dock (A), Free Public Library of the Borough of Fort Lee (B), Fort Lee Museum at the Judge Moore House (C), Fort Lee Volunteer Ambulance Corps (D), Fort Lee Fire Department Company 2 (E), Fort Lee Fire Department Company 4 (F), Fort Lee Fire Department Company 3 (G), Fort Lee Fire Department Company 1 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Sharon Plaza - the Junction Shopping Center (1), Presidential Mall Shopping Center (2), Plaza West Shopping Center (3), Fort Lee Plaza Shopping Center (4), Lemoine Plaza Shopping Center (5), Whiteman Plaza Shopping Center (6), Palisade Plaza Mall Shopping Center (7), Fort Lee Towne Center Shopping Center (8), Oaktree Mall Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Fort Lee include: Congregation Young Israel of Fort Lee (A), Sepharadic Synagogue of Fort Lee (B), Madonna Roman Catholic Church (C), New Synagogue of Fort Lee (D), Bethany United Methodist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Fort Lee include: Westview Place Park (1), Van Fleet Park (2), Coytesville Park (3), Constitution Park (4), Fireman's Park (5), Monument Park (6), William Birch Park (7), Inwood Terrace Park (8), Whitey Lang Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Hazard Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Korea National Tourism (2 Executive Drive), Fort Lee Historic Park (Hudson Ter), Event Makers (Arcades & Amusements; 2337 Lemoine Ave), E.Fort Lee.Com (Arcades & Amusements; 1605 Lemoine Avenue).

Hotels: Hill Top Motel (2338 State Route 4), Best Western Fort Lee (2300 State Route 4), Hilton Fort Lee At The George Wa Bridge (2117 State Rt 4), Best Western Hotel-Newark Airport (450 Us Hwy No 1 & 9 S).

Courts: Multi Court Systems Iv (1 Bridge Plaza North), Grand Court Lifestyles Inc (1 Executive), Grand Court Lifestyles (1 Executive Drive).

 
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)
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 0.402. This is worse than average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.402
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.31. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.31
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 20.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.4
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 19.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.7
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 16.8. This is better than average. There were 29 monitors within city limits.
City:

16.8
U.S.:

22.9
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.3. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
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 6.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.1072

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fort Lee and their reported violations in the past:

MOONLIGHT COTTAGES INC (Serves NY, Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-30-2002), St Boil Water Order (JUN-30-2002), St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2002), St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.7%
(6.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.9% for Black residents, 6.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 2.3% for other race residents, 6.7% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  2.2 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  57.2%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  3.6%
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: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Fort Lee, NJ

7 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Fort Lee in 2000:

  • 17 people in religious group quarters
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Fort Lee compared to New Jersey state average:

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Fort Lee (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Fort Lee Main, Presidential Branch, Linwood Branch, Bridge Plaza Branch. 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
  • Bank of New Jersey: Bank Of New Jersey, Main Street Branch, West Street Office. Info updated 2008/07/31: Bank assets: $469.8 mil, Deposits: $416.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorp Of New Jersey, Inc.
  • Valley National Bank: Fort Lee Branch at 2121 Lemonie Avenue, branch established on 1970/09/24; Palisade Avenue Branch at 1372 Palisade Avenue, branch established on 1972/12/27. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $14,186.7 mil, Deposits: $9,715.7 mil, headquarters in Wayne, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 219 total offices, Holding Company: Valley National Bancorp
  • North Jersey Community Bank: Palisades Avenue Branch at 899 Palisades Avenue, branch established on 2007/08/01; 1620 Lemoine Avenue Branch at 1620 Lemoine Avenue, branch established on 2005/10/01. Info updated 2010/05/13: Bank assets: $729.5 mil, Deposits: $609.5 mil, headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: North Jersey Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Inwood at 1365 Inwood Terrace, branch established on 1996/05/20; Fort Lee Lemoine at 2011 Lemoine Avenue, branch established on 1892/01/01. 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: Fort Lee Branch at 2053 Lemoine Avenue, branch established on 1997/10/27; Panasia Bank, N.A. Branch at 183 Main Street, branch established on 1993/04/17. 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.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Fort Lee Branch at 188-190 Main Street, branch established on 1994/11/30; Fort Lee - Schlosser Avenue Branch at 1640 Schlosser Ave Ste C-1, branch established on 2003/04/07. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Shinhan Bank America: Fort Lee Branch at 222 Main Street, branch established on 1997/10/18. Info updated 2012/04/03: Bank assets: $958.9 mil, Deposits: $853.3 mil, headquarters in New York, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Shinhan Financial Group Co., Ltd.
  • Noah Bank: Fort Lee Branch at 1550 Lemoine Avenue, branch established on 2005/02/28. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $165.8 mil, Deposits: $152.4 mil, headquarters in Elkins Park, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • 14 other banks with 14 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Fort Lee, New Jersey:

  • Fort Lee Hilton, 2117 Rt 4 Eastbound, Fort Lee, NJ 07024 , Phone: (201) 461-9000
  • Best Western Fort Lee, 2300 Rt 4 W, Fort Lee, NJ 07024 , Phone: (201) 461-7000, Fax: (201) 461-3338
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Fort Lee, New Jersey

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Fort Lee travel time to work - commute


Fort Lee mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Fort Lee borough (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
Bergen County:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
New Jersey:

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
Here:

8.07 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

8.0%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bergen County:

19.6%
State:

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

17.9%
State:

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 10$45,699$54,8392$4,871
Other Government Administration 7$46,279$79,3358$8,041
Judicial and Legal 11$38,338$41,8232$6,385
Police Protection - Officers 109$926,191$101,96647$64,326
Firefighters 91$348,083$45,9010$0
Streets and Highways 21$105,681$60,3890$0
Welfare 2$9,310$55,8600$0
Health 10$56,047$67,25615$10,674
Solid Waste Management 2$11,783$70,6980$0
Sewerage 3$18,688$74,7521$722
Parks and Recreation 9$58,445$77,9272$1,771
Housing and Community Development(Local) 9$33,927$45,2364$3,073
Local Libraries 21$59,481$33,98919$15,237
Other and Unallocable 19$49,698$31,3882$1,501
Totals for Government 324$1,807,650$66,950102$116,601


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 Fort Lee:

  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, 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.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZRC (1480 AM; 5 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BRODCASTING, INC)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)
  • 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 Fort Lee:

  • W276AQ (103.1 FM; FORT LEE, NJ; Owner: GERARD A. TURRO)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • 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.)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WHCR-FM (90.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CITY COLLEGE OF NEW YORK)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Fort Lee:

  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; 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)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, 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)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 72
Total length: 546 meters (1,791ft)
Total costs: $24,144,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,254,713
Total average daily truck traffic: 320,325

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 25
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 18
  • 1960-1969: 25
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 4
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Fort Lee, NJ


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Robert Moore, 555 North Avenue (Lat: 40.854167 Lon: -73.982778), Type: 78.0, Overall height: 65 m
    Registrant: 7038120415, Martin@fhhlaw.Com, 11TH FL, 1300 NORTH 17TH ST
  • MARIN FETTMAN, 1 Bridge Plaza N (Nj05658a) (Lat: 40.854806 Lon: -73.964861), Type: 44.8, Overall height: 44.8 m
    Registrant: 4253834000, Marin.Fettman@t-Mobile.Com, 12920 SE 38TH ST
  • Dan Menser, 1 Bridge Plaza N (Nj05658a) (Lat: 40.854806 Lon: -73.964861), Type: 44.8, Overall height: 44.8 m
    Registrant: 4253834000, Fccasrrequest@t-Mobile.Com, 12920 SE 38TH ST
  • Shannon Reilly Kraus, 1 Bridge Plaza N (Nj05658a) (Lat: 40.854806 Lon: -73.964861), Type: 44.8, Overall height: 44.8 m
    Registrant: 4253838401, Fccregulatorycompliancecontact@t-Mobile.Com, 12920 S.E. 38TH STREET
  • 2295 Rt 4 E (Lat: 40.866667 Lon: -73.974444), Type: 19.5, Overall height: 19.5 m
    Registrant: 9083066890, Syoungm1@mobile.Bam.Com, 180 WASHINGTON VALLEY ROAD
  • 2077 Cente Ave (Lat: 40.959722 Lon: -73.977222), Type: 85.0, Overall height: 85 m
    Registrant: 2014889890, , 101 E BROADWAY

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Fort Lee, NJ)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

62 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fort Lee)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Fort Lee)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$361,083296$248,000442$310,16518$106,5003$11,521,33340$233,675
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$274,00042$183,88161$278,1310$00$07$247,429
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$380,40073$244,863267$319,53619$107,5261$30,000,00022$265,364
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$422,75054$239,519132$298,1293$372,0000$011$305,091
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$390,50013$300,38544$328,5681$150,0001$29,500,0005$303,200

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0191.01 , 0191.02, 0192.01, 0192.02, 0193.01, 0193.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$230,0005$365,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$232,6670$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$228,0004$406,250
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$64,0003$264,333
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$318,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0191.01 , 0191.02, 0192.01, 0192.02, 0193.01, 0193.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 25
  • Hazardous Condition: 66

Incident types - Fort Lee


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fort Lee, NJ
Businesses in Fort Lee, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3Nike2
AT&T1Penske1
Baskin-Robbins1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1RadioShack1
CVS2Rite Aid1
DHL1SAS Shoes1
Dunkin Donuts3Staples1
FedEx6Starbucks4
GNC1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul3
Holiday Inn1UPS12
KFC1Verizon Wireless1
MasterBrand Cabinets2Walgreens1
McDonald's1
Browse common businesses in Fort Lee, NJ


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  • #89 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
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  • #98 (07605) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Moroccan first ancestries"
  • #101 (07024) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking Asian or Pacific Island language at home"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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Total of 350 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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