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 13,003
Male population 6,524
Female population 6,479
Median age 42.60
Median age (male) 41.70
Median age (female) 43.70
Marital status (Number of people who have the following marital status)
Never married 2,727
Married 6,337
Separated 124
Widowed 533
Divorced 789
Population by age
Under 15 2,617
Age 15 to 24 1,570
Ages 25 to 44 2,769
Ages 45 to 64 4,189
Age 65 and over 1,858
Population mobility
Live in the same house as 1 year ago 12,120
Moved from abroad 51
Moved from a different state 16
Moved from the same county 439
Moved from the same state 287
Population by poverty level
Above poverty level 12,398
Below poverty level (daily income under $1.90/day) 319
Employment
White collar 5,971
Blue collar 734
Class of worker
Self employed 818
Private company 4,354
Not for profit company 441
Government workers 1,092
Households
Total households 4,361
Family households 3,539
Non-family households 822
Households with children 1,710
Households without children 2,651
Average people per household 2.94
Education (Number of people who have achieved the following levels of education)
No high school 157
Some high school 2,523
Some college 1,904
Associate degree 598
Bachelors degree 2,731
Graduate degree 1,829
Income/Financial
Average household income $130,310
Median household income $109,258
Median income under 25 $0
Median income 25-44 $123,405
Median income 45-64 $122,390
Median income over 65 $66,509
Housing occupancy
Housing units 4,525
Occupied housing units 4,361
Owner occupied units 4,027
Renter occupied units 334
Median housing costs per month $2,294
Median gross rent per month $1,516
Housing by year built
Year built median 1959
Built before 1939 306
Built between 1940 and 1949 275
Built between 1950 and 1959 1,842
Built between 1960 and 1969 1,170
Built between 1970 and 1979 298
Built between 1980 and 1989 222
Built between 1990 and 1999 269
Built between 2000 and 2009 134
Built after 2010 9
Housing mortgage situation
Houses with mortgage 2,913
Houses without mortgage 1,114
Median value with mortgage $457,800
Median value without mortgage $376,800
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 2015 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.