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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.


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Median household income
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$74,556
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Emerson demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Etna
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.
Nearby parks & recreation: Oradell Reservoir
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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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.

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40% of Emerson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Emerson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $944.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,983.


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

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

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The average commute time for Emerson workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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