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

The latitude of Palisades Park is 40.848N. The longitude is -73.998W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 95 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 18,007.


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Median household income
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$48,015
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Palisades Park demographic reports
Palisades Park is on the Palisades of the Hudson River
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 20. The number of murders and homicides was 2. The violent crime rate was 1.1 per 1,000 people.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Palisades Park was $22,607, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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31% of Palisades Park residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Palisades Park, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $851.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,848.


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Libraries in Palisades Park include Palisades Park Free Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Palisades Park workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Palisades Park between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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