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Wyckoff is a township in Bergen County, in the New York metro area.
There are several disparate theories for the origin of the name. One says the community was named for Wicaugh, England. Another traces it to the Dutch term for "town official." A third says it derives from an Indian term for "house on a hill"
The latitude of Wyckoff is 41.009N. The longitude is -74.173W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 394 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 16,508.
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11% of Wyckoff residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wyckoff ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wyckoff was $49,375, compared with $21,587 nationally.
57% of Wyckoff residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Wyckoff, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $975. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,448.
Libraries in Wyckoff include Wyckoff Free Public Library ... View libraries
Bergen County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wyckoff political report.
The average commute time for Wyckoff workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Wyckoff between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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