Saddle River is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey. The borough is one of the wealthiest small municipalities in the United States. Since 2000, Saddle River was ranked at 28th place among the 100 highest-income places in the United States. In 2014, Forbes also ranked Saddle River as one of the most expensive ZIP codes to live in with a median home price of $1.64m.
The borough not only features newer mansions, it also has stately older homes that were built on vast tracts of land, and these properties often have horse sheds too. It is amazing that the borough possesses a bucolic atmosphere even though it is in close proximity to Manhattan.
Saddle River is also home to some historic sites and they include the O’Blenis House, Hopper House, Stillwell-Preston House and Achenbach House. The borough is served mainly by Route 17. Although the route runs directly through Saddle River, certain portions are served by other locations like Upper Saddle River and Waldwick.
Public high school students have the choice of attending either Northern Highlands Regional High School or Ramsey High School. If you have made Saddle River your new home, you will be glad to know that this borough is also home to various singers, actors, comedians and athletes too. These individuals include Mary J. Blige, Vince Carter, Nick Cannon, Rosie O’Donnell, Russell Simmons, Ben Vereen and documentary film makers like Lisa Scafuro.
Population change since 2000: -0.1%
Zip code: 07458
Median Family income: $115,623
Median House Value: $963,891
Median Real Estate Property Taxes: $10,213
Ancestries: Italian (20.2%), Irish (14.4%), German (9.0%), English (6.8%), Polish (4.7%), United States (2.9%)
Land area: 4.98 square miles
Population density: 642 people per square mile
Median resident age: 49.9 years
Public elementary/middle school in Saddle River:
Private high school in Saddle River:
Saddle River Day School
Colleges/Universities nearest to Saddle River:
Ramapo College of New Jersey
Bergen Community College
Rockland Community College
William Paterson University of New Jersey
Passaic County Community College
Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus
Berkeley College-Woodland Park
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