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North Bergen is a township in Hudson County, in the New York metro area.

The latitude of North Bergen is 40.804N. The longitude is -74.012W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 210 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 58,092.


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Median household income
Local
$40,844
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our North Bergen demographic reports
North Bergen is on the Palisades of the Hudson River.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 135. The number of murders and homicides was 2. The violent crime rate was 2.3 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· TV series, "The Sopranos"
Well-known residents have included:
· James L. Brooks, movie director, producer, writer
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • German-American Festival - Aug. 18-19, 2007
Dates often change. Check North Bergen web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about North Bergen demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hudson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Jersey City area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 07094 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

4% of North Bergen residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the North Bergen ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in North Bergen was $20,058, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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20% of North Bergen residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in North Bergen, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $679.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,730.


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Libraries in North Bergen include North Bergen Public Library ... View libraries

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Hudson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our North Bergen political report.

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North Bergen restaurants taking online reservations include Frank's Waterside ... View restaurants

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The average commute time for North Bergen workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 14 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in North Bergen between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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