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Edgewater is a borough in Bergen County, in the New York metro area.

The community was named for its location on the river

The latitude of Edgewater is 40.826N. The longitude is -73.976W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 49 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,277.


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Median household income
Local
$63,455
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Edgewater demographic reports
Edgewater is at the foot of the Palisades of the Hudson River
Former and merged names include:
· Undercliff
Developed in the 19th century as an industrial city
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 12. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.3 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1984 movie, "Broadway Danny Rose"
· 1997 movie, "Cop Land"
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Panera Bread, Starbucks
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

10% of Edgewater residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Edgewater ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Edgewater was $42,650, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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51% of Edgewater residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Edgewater, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,158.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,853.


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Libraries in Edgewater include Edgewater Free Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Edgewater workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Edgewater include Comfort Inn, Homewood Suites, Korman Communities Edgewater.

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