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Population (year 2000): 8,383. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,669 (+3.4% change)
Males: 4,130 (49.3%), Females: 4,253 (50.7%)

Median resident age: 39.6 years
Median household income: $83,918 (year 2000)
Median house value: $346,000 (year 2000)

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Races in Closter:

  • White Non-Hispanic (72.3%)
  • Korean (12.4%)
  • Hispanic (4.1%)
  • Chinese (3.3%)
  • Asian Indian (2.7%)
  • Japanese (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Filipino (1.3%)
  • Black (0.9%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • Other Asian (0.5%)

Ancestries: Italian (17.2%), Irish (14.6%), German (13.0%), Russian (5.6%), United States (5.3%), English (3.9%).

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Elevation: 62 feet

Land area: 3.2 square miles

Closter,

For population 25 years and over in Closter

  • High school or higher: 93.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 49.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 34.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Closter borough

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 69.1%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 5.0%

25.3% Foreign born (16.8% Asia, 5.9% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +332 (+4.1%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NY (7.2 miles Yonkers, pop. 196,086).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: City, NJ Jersey (18.6 miles pop. 240,055).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (18.8 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: NJ (1.2 miles Demarest, Park, NJ (1.6 miles Harrington NJ (1.7 miles Norwood, NJ (1.9 miles Haworth, NJ (2.1 miles Cresskill, NJ (2.6 miles Alpine, NJ (2.7 miles Dumont, NJ (2.8 miles Northvale,

Latitude: 40.97 N, Longitude: 73.96 W

Area code: 201


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (24.4%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (12.1%), Manufacturing (11.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -351 (-4.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 582 (15.3%)


 

Crime in Closter by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 1 1 2
    per 100,000 0.0 11.9 11.9 23.9
Robberies 2 1 1 2
    per 100,000 23.9 11.9 11.9 23.9
Assaults 2 5 2 0
    per 100,000 23.9 59.6 23.9 0.0
Burglaries 18 17 19 12
    per 100,000 214.7 202.8 226.6 143.1
Thefts 75 49 65 49
    per 100,000 894.7 584.5 775.4 584.5
Auto thefts 0 2 1 2
    per 100,000 0.0 23.9 11.9 23.9
62.7 59.8 61.0 52.0


Average climate in Closter, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Closter,

Closter-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New Jersey state average. It is 36% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/15/1970, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.7 miles away from the Closter city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 8/7/1962, a category 2 tornado 7.8 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Closter:
  • PASCACK VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; WESTWOOD, NJ)
  • ROCKLAND PSYCH CTR (about 6 miles; ORANGEBURG, NY)
  • ENGLEWOOD HOSPITAL & MED CTR (about 6 miles; ENGLEWOOD, NJ)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Closter:
  • TETERBORO (about 11 miles; TETERBORO, NJ; ID: TEB)
  • LA GUARDIA (about 16 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: LGA)
  • PORT AUTH-DWNTN-MANHATTAN/WALL ST (about 19 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Closter:
  • LITTLE FERRY (about 10 miles; LITTLE FERRY, NJ; ID: 2N7)
  • EVERS (about 15 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: 6N6)
  • PAN AM METROPORT (about 16 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: 6N4)

Amtrak stations near Closter:
  • 5 miles: YONKERS (FOOT OF DOCK ST. & WELLS AVE.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: NEW ROCHELLE (DEPOT PLAZA NORTH). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: LA GUARDIA AIRPORT (QUEENS, ) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar and vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 19 $135,760 $85,743 0 $0
Police - Other 4 $9,620 $28,860 19 $9,200
Fire - Other 0 $0   4 $1,946
Streets and Highways 9 $46,612 $62,149 0 $0
Health 2 $7,528 $45,168 1 $520
Judicial and Legal 1 $3,750 $45,000 2 $1,934
Other Government Administration 5 $19,674 $47,217 9 $7,138
Solid Waste Management 7 $16,930 $29,022 1 $280
Financial Administration 5 $12,786 $30,686 2 $700
Parks and Recreation 1 $4,544 $54,528 4 $2,916
Local Libraries 5 $12,750 $30,600 12 $2,600
Sewerage 2 $8,878 $53,268 0 $0
Totals for Government 60 $278,832 $55,766 54 $27,234


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Closter:
  • FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON UNIVERSITY-ALL CAMPUSES (about 7 miles; TEANECK, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 6,482)
  • MANHATTAN COLLEGE (about 7 miles; BRONX, NY; FT enrollment: 2,769)
  • MERCY COLLEGE-MAIN CAMPUS (about 8 miles; DOBBS FERRY, NY; FT enrollment: 6,643)
  • BERGEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; PARAMUS, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,733)
  • CUNY LEHMAN COLLEGE (about 9 miles; BRONX, NY; FT enrollment: 5,818)
  • MONROE COLLEGE-MAIN CAMPUS (about 9 miles; BRONX, NY; FT enrollment: 3,063)
  • YESHIVA UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; NEW YORK, NY; FT enrollment: 5,413)
Public primary/middle schools in Closter:
  • HILLSIDE (Students: 625; Location: 340 HOMANS AVE; Grades: KG - 04)
  • TENAKILL M.S. (Students: 588; Location: 275 HIGH ST; Grades: 05 - 08)
Private primary/middle school in Closter:
  • SAINT MARYS (Students: 140; Location: 300 HIGH STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Closter:
  • CLOSTER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $441,652; Location: 280 HIGH STREET; 52,444 books; 3,217 audio materials; 572 video materials; 112 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Closter Public Library (A).

Churches in Closter include: Saint Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church (A), Temple Beth El (B), Emmanus Mission Church (C), Centennial African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (D).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Anderson Brook (A), Tenakill Brook (B).


Closter compared to New Jersey state average:
  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Closter:
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWRV (1330 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: RADIO VISION CRISTIANA MANAGEMENT CORP.)
  • WWDJ (970 AM; 5 kW; HACKENSACK, NJ; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Closter:
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WFDU (89.1 FM; TEANECK, NJ; Owner: FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON UNIVERSITY)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WFAS-FM (103.9 FM; WHITE PLAINS, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Closter:
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

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