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Emerson is a borough in Bergen County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named after Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer
The latitude of Emerson is 40.976N. The longitude is -74.026W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 46 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,284.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Emerson 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 07630 ZIP code.
13% of Emerson residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Emerson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Emerson was $31,506, compared with $21,587 nationally.
40% of Emerson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Emerson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $944. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,983.
Libraries in Emerson include Emerson Public Library ... View libraries
Bergen County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Emerson political report.
The average commute time for Emerson workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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