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

The community was named as a place where watercress grew, plus "kill," Dutch for "creek"

The latitude of Cresskill is 40.941N. The longitude is -73.959W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 46 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,896.


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Median household income
Local
$84,692
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Cresskill demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Lower Closter
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 3. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.4 per 1,000 people.
Historic sites and museums: Camp Merritt Memorial County Historic Site
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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9% of Cresskill residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cresskill ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cresskill was $41,573, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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50% of Cresskill residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Cresskill, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,521.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,977.


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

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

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The average commute time for Cresskill workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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