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Teaneck is a township in Bergen County, in the New York metro area.
Possibly named for a Dutch family, the Teneycks. Another tradition says the name may derive from an Indian term for "the woods"
The latitude of Teaneck is 40.897N. The longitude is -74.016W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 108 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 39,260.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Teaneck demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Bergen County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Bergen-Passaic area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 07666 ZIP code.
6% of Teaneck residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Teaneck ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Teaneck was $32,212, compared with $21,587 nationally.
48% of Teaneck residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Teaneck, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $818. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,941.
Libraries in Teaneck include Teaneck Public Library ... View libraries
Bergen County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Teaneck political report.
The average commute time for Teaneck workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 10 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Teaneck between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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