Fort Lee, NJ Neighborhood Information

Neighborhood Facts

Town History

Otherwise known as "Hollywood on the Hudson" for its history of film making, Fort Lee is 2.50 square miles bordered on the north by Englewood Cliffs, on the south by Cliffside Park, on the west by Englewood and Palisades Park and on the east by the Hudson River with its panoramic views of New York City. Despite its rapid commercial and population growth, Fort Lee still retains the charm one expects to find in a small town. The town has a combination of attractive features. Moreover, Fort Lee' s Ethnic & Cultural Heritage have been greatly diversified and arrivals from all nations are settling in the borough.

General Information

Town Name: Fort Lee
City Hall: Fort Lee Borough Hall
Address: 309 Main Street, Fort Lee NJ 07024
Phone Number: 201-592-3570
Land Area: 2.5 square miles
Distance to NYC: 1 miles
Town Website: http://www.fortleenj.org/
Library Website: http://www.bccls.org
Water Service: United Water
Gas & Electric: P.S.E. & G.

Demographics

Quick Facts

Population: 40,747
Population Density / Mile: 16,029
Median Age: 46.51
Number of Households: 18,821
Average Household Size: 2.165
Households with Children: 4,027
Median Household Income: $90,312

Population

Population: 40,747
Population Density / Mile: 16,029
Change in Population Since 2010: 15.16%
Male Population: 19,167
Female Population: 21,579
Median Age: 46.51

Population - Age Range

0-4 years: 2415
5-9 years: 2707
10-14 years: 2472
15-19 years: 2042
20-24 years: 1671
25-29 years: 1710
30-34 years: 1602
35-39 years: 2039
40-44 years: 2760
45-49 years: 3170
50-54 years: 2995
55-59 years: 2861
60-64 years: 2743
65-69 years: 2493
70-74 years: 2423
75-79 years: 1970
80-84 years: 1409
85+ years: 1267

Households

Number of Households: 18,821
Average Household Size: 2.165
Households with Children: 4,027
Households without Children: 6,757
Family Households: 10,785
Non-Family Households: 818

Marital Status

Never Married: 8985
Now Married: 18008
Separated: 438
Widowed: 2504
Divorced: 3219

Income

Median Household Income: $90,312
Average Household Income: $118,489
Per Capita Income: $54,732
Average Total Household Expenditure: $52,646

Median Income By Age

Under 25 years: $22,143
25-44 years: $109,734
45-64 years: $109,021
Over 64 years: $61,961

Household Income by Dollar Range

$0-$10,000 951
$10,000-$15,000 630
$15,000-$20,000 731
$20,000-$25,000 494
$25,000-$30,000 643
$30,000-$35,000 462
$35,000-$40,000 423
$40,000-$45,000 432
$45,000-$50,000 510
$50,000-$60,000 1020
$60,000-$75,000 1536
$75,000-$100,000 2458
$100,000-$125,000 2260
$125,000-$150,000 1504
$150,000-$200,000 2188
$200,000-$250,000 1445
$250,000-$500,000 619
$500,000 up 518

Education

Educational Climate Index: 4

1 = Low, 5 = High

The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Level of Education

No High School: 913
Some High School: 710
High School Grad: 5222
Some College: 3295
Associate Degree: 1789
Bachelors Degree: 10532
Graduate Degree: 6980

Employment

White Collar vs. Blue Collar

White Collar: 64
Blue Collar: 36

Geography

Annual Precipitation: 49.69
Average January Low Temperature: 26.2
Average January High Temperature: 38
Average July Low Temperature: 68.8
Average July High Temperature: 84.2

Pollution Index (Avg. = 100)

Carbon Monoxide 101
Lead 61
Nitrogen Oxide 160
Ozone 68
Particulate Matter 105
Air Pollution 99

Amenities

CATEGORIES
Attractions - Recreation 46 Locations
Automotive Services 56 Locations
Banks - Financial 261 Locations
Eating - Drinking 202 Locations
Farm - Ranch 2 Locations
Government - Public 5 Locations
Health Care Services 388 Locations
Hospitality 18 Locations
Organizations - Associations 38 Locations
Personal Services 1026 Locations
Pet Services 7 Locations
Shopping 448 Locations
Travel 73 Locations

Schools

Fort Lee High Secondary
Lewis F. Cole Middle Elementary
Number 1 Elementary
Number 2 Elementary
Number 3 Elementary
Number 4 Elementary

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