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

The community was named after Frederick Closter, settler

The latitude of Closter is 40.973N. The longitude is -73.961W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 39 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,541.


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Median household income
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$83,918
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Closter demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 4. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.5 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 2000 movie, "The Family Man"
· 2000s TV series, "Ed"
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: Closter Nature Center
Historic sites and museums: Belskie Museum of Art and Science, Abram Demaree Homestead
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.)
Pronunciations: CLOE-ster

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12% of Closter residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Closter ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Closter was $37,065, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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

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Median rent in Closter, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,070.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,107.


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

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

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Closter restaurants taking online reservations include Harvest ... View restaurants

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

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