Closter, New Jersey

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Population in 2017: 8,766 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.6%
 
Males: 4,261  (48.6%)
Females: 4,505  (51.4%)
Median resident age:

43.4 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 07624.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $121,048 (it was $83,918 in 2000)
Closter:

$121,048
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $52,468 (it was $37,065 in 2000)

Closter borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $673,420 (it was $344,800 in 2000)
Closter:

$673,420
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $561,045; detached houses: $604,547; townhouses or other attached units: $560,648; in 2-unit structures: $415,657; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $354,695; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $318,800; mobile homes: $156,239

Median gross rent in 2017: $2,065.

March 2019 cost of living index in Closter: 124.7 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.1%
(4.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.7% for Black residents, 5.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Closter, NJ (2017)
    • 4,49250.9%White alone
    • 3,74742.5%Asian alone
    • 4795.4%Hispanic
    • 1191.3%Black alone
    • 250.3%Two or more races
    • 180.2%Other race alone
    • 60.07%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Closter, New Jersey as of February 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Closter is 2,183 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Closter by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.6)
1
(11.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.6)
1
(11.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.4)
4
(47.6)
1
(11.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(11.6)
1
(11.5)
2
(23.0)
1
(11.5)
2
(23.0)
1
(11.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(35.1)
6
(69.8)
1
(11.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
13
(150.4)
18
(207.5)
7
(80.5)
7
(80.6)
11
(126.6)
12
(137.0)
17
(202.4)
12
(141.7)
15
(175.5)
5
(58.2)
13
(150.7)
6
(69.2)
3
(34.1)
1
(11.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
46
(532.3)
52
(599.4)
36
(414.2)
65
(748.7)
41
(471.9)
49
(559.4)
57
(678.5)
32
(377.8)
34
(397.8)
46
(535.0)
21
(243.4)
27
(311.3)
36
(409.6)
49
(563.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(34.7)
2
(23.1)
1
(11.5)
2
(23.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.6)
2
(23.4)
2
(23.3)
3
(34.8)
1
(11.5)
4
(45.5)
8
(92.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)36.942.627.743.232.337.755.630.537.144.857.850.522.433.0

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City-data.com crime index in Closter, NJ

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 22 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.42
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Italian (6.8%), Israeli (5.8%), American (4.4%), Irish (4.3%), German (3.0%), Greek (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1904

Elevation: 62 feet

Land area: 3.17 square miles.

Population density: 2,765 people per square mile   (average).

Closter, New Jersey map

3,243 residents are foreign born (15.9% Asia, 3.7% Europe).

This borough:

36.8%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $10,001 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $10,523 (1.5%)

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: -838 (-9.5%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 707 (17.4%)

Area code: 201

Distribution of median household income in Closter, NJ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Closter, NJ in 2017
Closter satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Historical population in Closter, NJ
Historical housing units in Closter, NJ

Population change in the 1990s: +332 (+4.1%).
Most common industries in Closter, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.3%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.2%)
  • Health care (8.9%)
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.2%)
  • Public administration (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.9%)
  • Educational services (15.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Closter, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Top executives (4.6%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.2%)
  • Top executives (7.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Accountants and auditors (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.8%)
  • Registered nurses (4.1%)

Average climate in Closter, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Closter, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 102. This is worse than average.

City:

102
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.292. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.292
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 16.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.5
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.542. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.542
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 26.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.75. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.75
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

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

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

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 Closter 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 the city 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 Closter 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 (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 6, Heavy Rains: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Closter:

Marital status in Closter, NJ
  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 64.5%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 2.4%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

For population 25 years and over in Closter:

  • High school or higher: 96.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 62.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 24.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
New Jersey average:

12.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Closter
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Closter, NJ (based on Bergen County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
New Jersey:

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

8.0%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bergen County:

19.6%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Bergen 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
Police Protection - Officers 22$237,206$129,3850$0
Streets and Highways 10$83,302$99,9620$0
Solid Waste Management 7$31,238$53,5510$0
Police - Other 7$24,910$42,70320$18,774
Financial Administration 5$19,536$46,8865$5,345
Local Libraries 5$24,510$58,82416$14,607
Other Government Administration 4$22,945$68,8351$1,640
Other and Unallocable 3$12,825$51,3006$5,413
Sewerage 2$15,620$93,7200$0
Health 2$10,515$63,0900$0
Judicial and Legal 1$4,880$58,5602$2,776
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 2$662
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 3$4,045
Airports 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$695
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 68$487,487$86,02756$53,957

Closter government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $498,000 ($56.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $310,000 ($35.36)
    General - Other: $268,000 ($30.57)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,397,000 ($387.52)
    Police Protection: $2,945,000 ($335.96)
    Regular Highways: $1,013,000 ($115.56)
    Libraries: $718,000 ($81.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $563,000 ($64.23)
    Central Staff Services: $401,000 ($45.74)
    Financial Administration: $385,000 ($43.92)
    Local Fire Protection: $230,000 ($26.24)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $228,000 ($26.01)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $226,000 ($25.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $160,000 ($18.25)
    Health - Other: $153,000 ($17.45)
    General Public Buildings: $82,000 ($9.35)
    Natural Resources - Other: $18,000 ($2.05)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $487,000 ($55.56)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $828,000 ($94.46)
    Other - Police Protection: $260,000 ($29.66)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $543,000 ($61.94)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($0.57)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,632,000 ($642.48)

Closter government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $89,000 ($10.15)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $56,000 ($6.39)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $212,000 ($24.18)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $127,000 ($14.49)
    Rents: $73,000 ($8.33)
    General Revenue - Other: $48,000 ($5.48)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($0.91)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.11)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,492,000 ($170.20)
    Other: $68,000 ($7.76)
    Health and Hospitals: $1,000 ($0.11)
  • Tax - Property: $11,727,000 ($1337.78)
    Other License: $414,000 ($47.23)
    Public Utilities Sales: $98,000 ($11.18)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $28,000 ($3.19)

Closter government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,432,000 ($1304.13)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,639,000 ($1213.67)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $793,000 ($90.46)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $840,000 ($95.82)

Closter government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $759,000 ($86.58)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,089,000 ($352.38)

5.02% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($94,087 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.02%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,156 average AGI)
Bergen County:

0.05%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hudson County, NJ  0.90% ($103,054 average AGI)
from Passaic County, NJ  0.66% ($58,806)
from New York County, NY  0.41% ($141,148)


5.65% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($90,610 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,250 average AGI)
Bergen County:

0.10%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Passaic County, NJ  0.68% ($68,784 average AGI)
to Hudson County, NJ  0.57% ($68,313)
to New York County, NY  0.36% ($157,569)
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

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Closter fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 14.1mTotal length
  • $2,277,000Total costs
  • 63,957Total average daily traffic
  • 2,416Total average daily truck traffic
  • 76,746Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Police Closter Dock Rd (Lat: 40.971222 Lon: -73.959306), Call Sign: WIK250,
    Assigned Frequencies: 480.187 MHz, Grant Date: 10/15/2014, Expiration Date: 10/31/2024, Registrant: 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:

36 (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, Certificate Issue Date: 05/05/2008
    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, Airworthiness Date: 04/03/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 11/13/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Steven Barnes, 43 Collins Ave, Closter, NJ 07624
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 11/12/2014
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 770ML , Serial Number: 18281687, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 10/18/2005, Certificate Issue Date: 01/23/2017
    Registrant (LLC): My Way Jet LLC, 3 Reuten Dr Ste E, 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 in Closter, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Closter, NJ - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 15
  • Hazardous Condition: 12
Fire incident types in Closter, NJ

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Closter, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Closter, NJ
  • 93.0%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%Electricity
  • 0.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Closter, NJ
  • 81.0%Utility gas
  • 8.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.8%Electricity
  • 3.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


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 significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below 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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