Oakland, NJ



About Oakland, NJ


Since Oakland NJ in Bergen County was ranked by New Jersey Monthly Magazine in August 2013 as the #1 "Best Place to Live for Young Families," others are finding out what those who live in Oakland, New Jersey already know.  Oakland residents are justifiably proud of their community which provides an excellent school system for superior education benefits in addition to excellent athletic and social programs for both adults and children.

Oakland enjoys some of the finest and most extensive facilities in the area.  There are nine tennis courts, ten baseball fields, a football field, plus several soccer fields. There is a Senior Center in town which provides those 55 and older with services and activities promoting well-being and community involvement.


The Ramapo Mountains with its rolling terrain set the scene for the town of Oakland.  Route 202 (AKA Ramapo Valley Road), which is one of the country's first trading routes used by Native Americans, runs along the Ramapo River where historic homes and horse farms dot the roadside.  The Ramapo River Reserve community was built along the Ramapo River.

Oakland's center of town has a downtown shopping area and easy access to Routes 208 & 287.  Access to Route 287, Route 17, Route 202, and the NY Thruway as well as public bus transportation allow for a convenient commute to New York City and local international airports - JFK, Newark, and LaGuardia.

Oakland is located in northern Bergen County, New Jersey, 07436, and is surrounded by state parks, lakes, skiing, snowboarding, swimming and golfing facilities; and extensive hiking trails & campgrounds.  Bergen County NJ is home to the country's best medical facilities, schools, fine dining, shopping, cultural events & activities - all the best that life has to offer - and is just across the Hudson River from New York City.  Public transportation is provided by train and bus service to Manhattan, and the New Jersey shore is only an hour's drive away for beachgoers.  

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Neighborhood Information


Population
Total Population 12,870
Male Population (48.9 %) 6,296
Female Population (51.1 %) 6,574
Percent Change Since 2000 3.6 %
Percent Change Since 2010 1.2 %
Median Age 41.98
Employment
White Collar 5,665
Blue Collar 2,864
Households
Total Households 4,358
Family Households 3,587
Non-family Households 771
Households With Children 1,939
Households Without Children 2,419
Average People Per Household 2.91
Education (Number of people who have achieved the following levels of education)
No High School 330
Some High School 173
Some College 1,327
Associate Degree 613
Bachelors Degree 2,678
Graduate Degree 1,586
Marital Status (Number of people who have the following marital status)
Never Married 2,126
Married 5,861
Separated 208
Widowed 195
Divorced 602
Income/Financial
Average Household Income $141,271
Median Household Income $113,462
Median Income Under 25 $35,000
Median Income 25-44 $102,500
Median Income 45-64 $119,170
Median Income Over 65 $100,994
Percent Increase/Decrease in Income Since 2000 29.0 %
Percent Increase/Decrease in Income Since 2010 7.0 %
Average Household Net Worth $1,073,965
Median Home Sale Price $389,000
Sales Tax Rate 6.9 %
Sales Tax Type ST
Average Household Total Expenditure $89,850
Weather
Average High in January 36.50 °F
Average Low in January 19.40 °F
Average High in July 83.60 °F
Average Low in July 63.70 °F
Annual Precipitation 67.90 in.
Air Pollution Index 107
Other Amenities
Airport Newark Liberty International
Miles To Airport 24
Junior College EASTWICK COLLEGE
Miles To Junior College 6
University RAMAPO COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY
Miles To University 5
Sports Team New Jersey Devils
Miles To Sports Team 16
Lifestyle
The following values are represented as an index, where the value 100 represents the national average.
Below Average Above Average
Total Household Expenditure
 
 
162
Contributions
 
 
196
Insurance
 
 
187
Clothing
 
 
164
Education
 
 
195
Entertainment
 
 
166
Food
 
 
153
Healthcare
 
 
146
Household Furnishings
 
 
173
Shelter
 
 
166
Household Operations
 
 
184
Other
 
 
152
Personal Care
 
 
159
Reading
 
 
162
Tobacco
 
 
124
Transportation
 
 
156
Utilities
 
 
145
Gifts
 
 
186
Crime
The following values are represented as an index, where the value 100 represents the national average.
Below Average Above Average
Total Crime Risk
 
 
10
Personal Crime Risk
 
 
7
Murder Risk
 
 
6
Rape Risk
 
 
7
Robbery Risk
 
 
4
Assault Risk
 
 
9
Property Crime Risk
 
 
14
Burglary Risk
 
 
12
Larceny Risk
 
 
24
Automotive Theft Risk
 
 
5
Data on community demographi​cs provided by OnBoard LLC Copyright © OnBoard LLC. Informatio​n is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed​. All community demographi​cs data is for the year 2013 unless otherwise specified.​

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Lisa Marinozzi and RE/MAX HomeTowne Realty are not affiliated with or officially endorsed by Ramapo River Reserve.  This site is a means to promote and advertise the homes marketed by Lisa Marinozzi and RE/MAX HomeTowne Realty.