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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.


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Median household income
Local
$74,903
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Teaneck demographic reports
Teaneck is between the Hackensack River and the Palisades of the Hudson River
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 112. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.8 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 2000 movie, "The Family Man"
Well-known residents have included:
· Rick Nelson, TV star and musician
Local festivals include:
  • International Film Festival - Nov. 2-4, 2007
Dates often change. Check Teaneck web sites and events links in the sections below.
Colleges and universities: Fairleigh Dickinson University
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

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.

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48% of Teaneck residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Teaneck, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $818.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,941.


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Libraries in Teaneck include Teaneck Public Library ... View libraries

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

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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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