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

The borough was named for a large rock formation at its center.

The latitude of Glen Rock is 40.962N. The longitude is -74.133W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 85 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,502.


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Median household income
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$104,192
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Glen Rock demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 7. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.6 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Glen Rock attractions: Glen Rock Arboretum
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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Sections below provide additional information and links about Glen Rock 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 07452 ZIP code.

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13% of Glen Rock residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Glen Rock ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Glen Rock was $45,091, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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61% of Glen Rock residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Glen Rock, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $991.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,266.


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Libraries in Glen Rock include Glen Rock Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Glen Rock workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Glen Rock between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Glen Rock, NJ

Pros: Peaceful, with beautiful quiet tree lined steets...

Cons: There are no negative aspects to living in Glen Rock NJ.

This is a good place to live for families or young couples just starting out.

General info: Only 18 miles west of midtown Manhattan...

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