River Edge, New Jersey

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River Edge, New Jersey
Borough
Borough of River Edge
Map highlighting River Edge's location within Bergen County. Inset: Bergen County's location within New Jersey.
Map highlighting River Edge's location within Bergen County. Inset: Bergen County's location within New Jersey.
Census Bureau map of River Edge, New Jersey
Census Bureau map of River Edge, New Jersey
Coordinates: 40°55′36″N 74°02′15″W / 40.926766°N 74.037468°W / 40.926766; -74.037468Coordinates: 40°55′36″N 74°02′15″W / 40.926766°N 74.037468°W / 40.926766; -74.037468[1][2]
Country  United States of America
State  New Jersey
County Bergen
Incorporated June 30, 1894
Government[6]
 • Type Borough
 • Mayor Sandy Moscaritolo (D, term ends December 31, 2015)[3]
 • Administrator Alan P. Negreann[4]
 • Clerk Stephanie Evans[5]
Area[2]
 • Total 1.895 sq mi (4.909 km2)
 • Land 1.854 sq mi (4.802 km2)
 • Water 0.041 sq mi (0.107 km2)  2.18%
Area rank 421st of 566 in state
52nd of 70 in county[2]
Elevation[7] 49 ft (15 m)
Population (2010 Census)[8][9][10]
 • Total 11,340
 • Estimate (2012[11]) 11,464
 • Rank 216th of 566 in state
30th of 70 in county[12]
 • Density 6,116.3/sq mi (2,361.5/km2)
 • Density rank 83rd of 566 in state
23rd of 70 in county[12]
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
ZIP code 07661[13][14]
Area code(s) 201[15]
FIPS code 3400363360[16][2][17]
GNIS feature ID 0885372[18][2]
Website www.riveredgenj.org

River Edge is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 11,340,[8][9][10] reflecting an increase of 394 (+3.6%) from the 10,946 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 343 (+3.2%) from the 10,603 counted in the 1990 Census.[19]

The community was originally incorporated as the borough of Riverside by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on June 30, 1894, from portions of Midland Township, based on the results of a referendum held the previous day. On December 1, 1930, the borough's name was changed to River Edge.[20] The borough was formed during the "Boroughitis" phenomenon then sweeping through Bergen County, in which 26 boroughs were formed in the county in 1894 alone.[21]

Geography[edit]

River Edge is located on the western bank of the Hackensack River at 40°55′36″N 74°02′15″W / 40.926766°N 74.037468°W / 40.926766; -74.037468 (40.926766,-74.037468). According to the United States Census Bureau, River Edge borough had a total area of 1.895 square miles (4.909 km2), of which, 1.854 square miles (4.802 km2) of it was land and 0.041 square miles (0.107 km2) of it (2.18%) was water.[1][2] It is bordered by Paramus, Oradell, New Milford, and Hackensack. A suburb of New York City, River Edge is located approximately 8 miles (13 km) west of Upper Manhattan.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 561
1910 736 31.2%
1920 1,077 46.3%
1930 2,210 105.2%
1940 3,287 48.7%
1950 9,204 180.0%
1960 13,264 44.1%
1970 12,850 −3.1%
1980 11,111 −13.5%
1990 10,603 −4.6%
2000 10,946 3.2%
2010 11,340 3.6%
Est. 2012 11,464 [11] 1.1%
Population sources:
1900-1920[22] 1900-1910[23]
1910-1930[24] 1900-2010[25][26][27]
2000[28][29] 2010[8][9][10]

2010 Census[edit]

At the 2010 United States Census, there were 11,340 people, 4,134 households, and 3,163 families residing in the borough. The population density was 6,116.3 per square mile (2,361.5 /km2). There were 4,261 housing units at an average density of 2,298.2 per square mile (887.3 /km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 73.42% (8,326) White, 1.52% (172) Black or African American, 0.05% (6) Native American, 22.19% (2,516) Asian, 0.08% (9) Pacific Islander, 1.25% (142) from other races, and 1.49% (169) from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 7.66% (869) of the population.[8] Korean Americans accounted for 11.1% of the borough's population.[8]

There were 4,134 households, of which 38.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.8% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.5% were non-families. 20.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.21.[8]

In the borough, 26.0% of the population were under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 24.7% from 25 to 44, 29.7% from 45 to 64, and 13.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41.4 years. For every 100 females there were 92.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.4 males.[8]

The Census Bureau's 2006-2010 American Community Survey showed that (in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars) median household income was $97,816 (with a margin of error of +/- $7,136) and the median family income was $109,335 (+/- $12,278). Males had a median income of $71,219 (+/- $6,936) versus $63,305 (+/- $12,071) for females. The per capita income for the borough was $38,772 (+/- $2,392). About 3.0% of families and 4.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.0% of those under age 18 and 4.2% of those age 65 or over.[30]

Same-sex couples headed 19 households in 2010, a decrease from the 24 counted in 2000.[31]

2000 Census[edit]

As of the 2000 United States Census[16] there were 10,946 people, 4,165 households, and 3,102 families residing in the borough. The population density was 5,804.5 people per square mile (2,236.1/km2). There were 4,210 housing units at an average density of 2,232.5 per square mile (860.0/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 84.12% White, 1.06% African American, 0.08% Native American, 12.60% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.81% from other races, and 1.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.31% of the population.[28][29]

There were 4,165 households out of which 35.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.4% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.5% were non-families. 22.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.11.[28][29]

In the borough the population was spread out with 24.1% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 30.2% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 17.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 90.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.7 males.[28][29]

The median income for a household in the borough was $71,792, and the median income for a family was $80,422. Males had a median income of $62,044 versus $41,085 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $33,188. About 2.5% of families and 3.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.5% of those under age 18 and 2.6% of those age 65 or over.[28][29]

Government[edit]

Local government[edit]

River Edge is governed under the Borough form of New Jersey municipal government. The governing body consists of a Mayor and a Borough Council comprising six council members, with all positions elected at-large on a partisan basis as part of the November general election. A Mayor is elected directly by the voters to a four-year term of office. The Borough Council consists of six members elected to serve three-year terms on a staggered basis, with two seats coming up for election each year in a three-year cycle.[6] The Borough form of government used by River Edge, the most common system used in the state, is a "weak mayor / strong council" government in which council members act as the legislative body with the mayor presiding at meetings and voting only in the event of a tie. The mayor makes committee and liaison assignments for council members, and most appointments are made by the mayor with the advice and consent of the council.[32]

As of 2014, the Mayor of the Borough of River Edge is Democrat Sandy Moscaritolo, whose term of office ends December 31, 2015.[3] The members of the Borough Council are Council President Thomas Papaleo (D, 2014), Vito Acquafredda (D, 2015), Ellen Busteed (D, 2016), Anthony Cappola (R, 2015), Edward Mignone (R, 2016) and Kathleen Murphy (D, 2014).[33][34][35][36][37][38][39][40][41]

Federal, state and county representation[edit]

River Edge is located in the 5th Congressional District[42] and is part of New Jersey's 38th state legislative district.[9][43][44] Prior to the 2011 reapportionment following the 2010 Census, River Edge had been in the 39th state legislative district.[45]

New Jersey's Fifth Congressional District is represented by Scott Garrett (R, Wantage Township).[46] New Jersey is represented in the United States Senate by Cory Booker (D, Newark; took office on October 31, 2013, after winning a special election to fill the seat of Frank Lautenberg)[47][48] and Bob Menendez (D, Paramus).[49][50]

The 38th District of the New Jersey Legislature is represented in the State Senate by Robert M. Gordon (D, Fair Lawn) and in the General Assembly by Tim Eustace (D, Maywood) and Joseph Lagana (D, Paramus).[51][52] The Governor of New Jersey is Chris Christie (R, Mendham Township).[53] The Lieutenant Governor of New Jersey is Kim Guadagno (R, Monmouth Beach).[54]

Bergen County is governed by a directly elected County Executive, with legislative functions performed by a seven-member Board of Chosen Freeholders.[55] The County Executive is Kathleen Donovan (R, Rutherford; term ends December 31, 2014).[56] The seven freeholders are elected at-large in partisan elections on a staggered basis, with two or three seats coming up for election each year, with a Chairman, Vice Chairman and Chairman Pro Tempore selected from among its members at a reorganization meeting held each January.[57] As of 2014, Bergen County's Freeholders are Freeholder Chairman David L. Ganz (D, 2014; Fair Lawn),[58] Vice Chairwoman Joan Voss (D, 2014; Fort Lee),[59] Chairman Pro Tempore John A. Felice (R, 2016; River Edge),[60] Maura R. DeNicola (R, 2016; Franklin Lakes),[61] Steve Tanelli (D, 2015; North Arlington)[62] James J. Tedesco, III (D, 2015; Paramus)[63] and Tracy Silna Zur (D, 2015; Franklin Lakes).[64][65] Countywide constitutional officials are County Clerk John S. Hogan (D, Northvale),[66] Sheriff Michael Saudino (R),[67] Surrogate Michael R. Dressler (D, Cresskill)[68][69][55]

Politics[edit]

As of March 23, 2011, there were a total of 6,776 registered voters in River Edge, of which 1,961 (28.9% vs. 31.7% countywide) were registered as Democrats, 1,329 (19.6% vs. 21.1%) were registered as Republicans and 3,485 (51.4% vs. 47.1%) were registered as Unaffiliated. There were 1 voters registered to other parties.[70] Among the borough's 2010 Census population, 59.8% (vs. 57.1% in Bergen County) were registered to vote, including 80.7% of those ages 18 and over (vs. 73.7% countywide).[70][71]

In the 2012 presidential election, Democrat Barack Obama received 2,723 votes here (53.0% vs. 54.8% countywide), ahead of Republican Mitt Romney with 2,337 votes (45.5% vs. 43.5%) and other candidates with 58 votes (1.1% vs. 0.9%), among the 5,134 ballots cast by the borough's 7,065 registered voters, for a turnout of 72.7% (vs. 70.4% in Bergen County).[72][73] In the 2008 presidential election, Democrat Barack Obama received 2,965 votes here (52.6% vs. 53.9% countywide), ahead of Republican John McCain with 2,577 votes (45.7% vs. 44.5%) and other candidates with 45 votes (0.8% vs. 0.8%), among the 5,633 ballots cast by the borough's 7,100 registered voters, for a turnout of 79.3% (vs. 76.8% in Bergen County).[74][75] In the 2004 presidential election, Democrat John Kerry received 2,821 votes here (49.8% vs. 51.7% countywide), ahead of Republican George W. Bush with 2,790 votes (49.3% vs. 47.2%) and other candidates with 31 votes (0.5% vs. 0.7%), among the 5,661 ballots cast by the borough's 6,988 registered voters, for a turnout of 81.0% (vs. 76.9% in the whole county).[76]

In the 2009 gubernatorial election, Republican Chris Christie received 1,714 votes here (46.2% vs. 45.8% countywide), ahead of Democrat Jon Corzine with 1,702 votes (45.9% vs. 48.0%), Independent Chris Daggett with 230 votes (6.2% vs. 4.7%) and other candidates with 11 votes (0.3% vs. 0.5%), among the 3,707 ballots cast by the borough's 6,921 registered voters, yielding a 53.6% turnout (vs. 50.0% in the county).[77]

Education[edit]

River Edge has two primary schools as part of the River Edge Elementary School District, both of which served students in Kindergarten through sixth grade until a Kindergarten facility annexed onto Cherry Hill, the New Bridge Center, was opened in 2007 and the elementary schools became 1-6 schools. River Edge has two primary schools as part of the district, both of which serve students in first through sixth grade. Schools in the district (with 2011-12 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[78]) are New Bridge Center[79] (PreK - K; not listed), Cherry Hill School[80] (grades 1-6; 710 students) and Roosevelt School[81] (1-6; 526 students).[82]

River Edge and neighboring Oradell share a combined public school district for seventh through twelfth grades, River Dell Regional School District which was established in 1958.[83] Schools in the district (with 2011-12 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[84]) are River Dell Regional Middle School[85] in River Edge (with 586 students in grades 7-8) and River Dell Regional High School[86] in Oradell (with 1,086 students in grades 9-12).[87][88]

Public school students from the borough, and all of Bergen County, are eligible to attend the secondary education programs offered by the Bergen County Technical Schools, which include the Bergen County Academies in Hackensack, and the Bergen Tech campus in Teterboro or Paramus. The district offers programs on a shared-time or full-time basis, with admission based on a selective application process and tuition covered by the student's home school district.[89][90]

St. Peter Academy is a K-8 Catholic school that operates under the auspices of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark.[91] The Rosenbaum Yeshiva of North Jersey, which served 1,040 students in nursery through eighth grade as of the start of the September 2013 school year, was founded as the Yeshiva of Hudson County, and was re-established in Bergen County in 1979.[92]

Transportation[edit]

Roads and highways[edit]

As of 2014, the borough had a total of 33.73 miles (54.28 km) of roadways, of which 29.50 miles (47.48 km) were maintained by the municipality, 3.85 miles (6.20 km) by Bergen County and 0.38 miles (0.61 km) by the New Jersey Department of Transportation.[93]

Route 4 and County Route 503 (Kinderkamack Road) pass through the borough.

Public transportation[edit]

River Edge has two trains stations in the borough, at River Edge (at River Edge Road on the north end of town)[94] and New Bridge Landing (at Grand Avenue on the south end of town).[95] These stations provide service on New Jersey Transit's Pascack Valley Line, which runs north-south to Hoboken Terminal with connections via the Secaucus Junction transfer station to New York Penn Station and to other NJ Transit rail service. Connections are available at Hoboken Terminal to other NJ Transit rail lines, Hudson-Bergen Light Rail, PATH trains, and NY Waterway ferry service to the World Financial Center and other destinations.[96]

NJ Transit offers bus service to and from the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan on the 165 route and local service on the 756 and 762 routes.[97]

The 11T/11AT route of Rockland Coaches also serves the Port Authority Bus Terminal, as well as providing service to Rockland County, New York.[98][99]

Points of interest[edit]

  • New Bridge Landing, the site of The Bridge That Saved A Nation crossed by the Continental Army and General Washington as they retreated from the British attack on New York City on November 20, 1776.[100]
    • Campbell-Christie House is a historic home constructed in April 1774 in what was then Hackensack Township on the east side of the Hackensack River that was moved in its entirety in 1977 from New Milford[101]
    • Steuben House was used by George Washington as his headquarters for 16 days in September 1780.[102]
    • Demarest House is a historic house near the Van Steuben and Campbell Christie house. It is known for its stove chimney which was a technological advance at the time it was built in 1794. It was originally in New Milford, but then moved to River Edge. It was renovated in 2009 and is open to the public as a museum.[103]

Notable people[edit]

People who were born in, residents of, or otherwise closely associated with River Edge include:

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