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: 38,546
Population Density / Mile: 15,163
Median Age: 45.81
Number of Households: 17,789
Average Household Size: 2.167
Households with Children: 4,099
Median Household Income: $79,834

Population

Population: 38,546
Population Density / Mile: 15,163
Change in Population Since 2010: 8.97%
Male Population: 18,079
Female Population: 20,467
Median Age: 45.81

Population - Age Range

0-4 years: 2525
5-9 years: 2322
10-14 years: 2116
15-19 years: 1855
20-24 years: 1527
25-29 years: 1550
30-34 years: 1694
35-39 years: 2320
40-44 years: 2887
45-49 years: 2977
50-54 years: 2756
55-59 years: 2674
60-64 years: 2518
65-69 years: 2391
70-74 years: 2224
75-79 years: 1716
80-84 years: 1291
85+ years: 1205

Households

Number of Households: 17,789
Average Household Size: 2.167
Households with Children: 4,099
Households without Children: 6,363
Family Households: 10,462
Non-Family Households: 517

Marital Status

Never Married: 7959
Now Married: 18071
Separated: 584
Widowed: 2500
Divorced: 2470

Income

Median Household Income: $79,834
Average Household Income: $105,752
Per Capita Income: $48,807
Average Total Household Expenditure: $48,444

Median Income By Age

Under 25 years: $21,277
25-44 years: $95,785
45-64 years: $100,611
Over 64 years: $50,307

Household Income by Dollar Range

$0-$10,000 1250
$10,000-$15,000 661
$15,000-$20,000 532
$20,000-$25,000 639
$25,000-$30,000 579
$30,000-$35,000 606
$35,000-$40,000 497
$40,000-$45,000 571
$45,000-$50,000 535
$50,000-$60,000 1171
$60,000-$75,000 1404
$75,000-$100,000 2105
$100,000-$125,000 1983
$125,000-$150,000 1279
$150,000-$200,000 1999
$200,000-$250,000 1112
$250,000-$500,000 478
$500,000 up 391

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: 901
Some High School: 784
High School Grad: 4772
Some College: 3514
Associate Degree: 1533
Bachelors Degree: 10193
Graduate Degree: 6506

Employment

White Collar vs. Blue Collar

White Collar: 63
Blue Collar: 37

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 159
Ozone 68
Particulate Matter 105
Air Pollution 99

Amenities

CATEGORIES
Attractions - Recreation 38 Locations
Automotive Services 47 Locations
Banks - Financial 190 Locations
Eating - Drinking 189 Locations
Farm - Ranch 2 Locations
Government - Public 6 Locations
Health Care Services 357 Locations
Hospitality 17 Locations
Organizations - Associations 36 Locations
Personal Services 897 Locations
Pet Services 7 Locations
Shopping 385 Locations
Travel 67 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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