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Population (year 2000): 35,461. Estimated population in July 2005: 37,175 (+4.8% change)
Males: 16,569 (46.7%), Females: 18,892 (53.3%)

Median resident age: 41.6 years
Median household income: $58,161 (year 2000)
Median house value: $287,000 (year 2000)

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Races in Fort Lee:

  • White Non-Hispanic (57.4%)
  • Korean (16.9%)
  • Hispanic (7.9%)
  • Japanese (5.9%)
  • Chinese (5.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • Black (1.7%)
  • Other race (1.7%)
  • Asian Indian (1.4%)
  • Filipino (0.9%)
  • Other Asian (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (11.7%), Russian (8.1%), Irish (4.9%), German (4.1%), Polish (3.9%), Greek (3.8%).

New! Lee, New Jersey forum

Elevation: 313 feet

Land area: 2.5 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Fort Lee

  • High school or higher: 89.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 48.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 34.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Lee borough

  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

44.7% Foreign born (28.6% Asia, 10.5% Europe, 4.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,562 (+11.2%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: City, NJ (6.9 miles Union pop. 67,088).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: City, NJ Jersey (10.8 miles pop. 240,055).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (10.8 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: NJ (1.3 miles Leonia, NJ (1.4 miles Edgewater, Park, NJ (1.4 miles Palisades Park, NJ (2.2 miles Cliffside NJ (2.4 miles Ridgefield, Cliffs, NJ (2.7 miles Englewood NJ (2.9 miles Fairview, NJ (3.0 miles Englewood,

Latitude: 40.85 N, Longitude: 73.98 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 201


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (17.9%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (13.8%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (11.7%), Retail trade (11.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,314 (-6.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,688 (16.1%)


 

Crime in Fort Lee by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 1 1 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 2.8 2.8 2.8 0.0 0.0
Rapes 4 2 3 1 1 0
    per 100,000 11.3 5.6 8.5 2.8 2.8 0.0
Robberies 15 12 12 14 7 16
    per 100,000 42.3 33.8 33.8 39.5 19.7 45.1
Assaults 33 11 7 2 0 11
    per 100,000 93.1 31.0 19.7 5.6 0.0 31.0
Burglaries 114 142 103 91 101 117
    per 100,000 321.5 400.4 290.5 256.6 284.8 329.9
Thefts 554 441 520 653 365 322
    per 100,000 1562.3 1243.6 1466.4 1841.5 1029.3 908.0
Auto thefts 57 37 58 52 47 26
    per 100,000 160.7 104.3 163.6 146.6 132.5 73.3
133.7 107.6 112.4 120.3 78.8 85.0


Average climate in Fort Lee, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Fort Lee-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New Jersey state average. It is 38% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/15/1970, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the Fort Lee city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 36.2 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Main business address for: ALPHARMA INC (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS), PHIBRO ANIMAL HEALTH CORP (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS), EMPIRE RESOURCES INC /NEW/ (WHOLESALE-METALS SERVICE CENTERS & OFFICES), REFAC (PATENT OWNERS & LESSORS), NEUROLOGIX INC/DE (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS).


Hospitals/medical centers near Fort Lee:
  • NEW YORK STATE PSYCHIATRIC INSTITUTE (about 3 miles; NEW YORK, NY)
  • ENGLEWOOD HOSPITAL & MED CTR (about 3 miles; ENGLEWOOD, NJ)
  • ST LUKES - ROOSEVELT HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; NEW YORK, NY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fort Lee:
  • TETERBORO (about 6 miles; TETERBORO, NJ; ID: TEB)
  • LA GUARDIA (about 10 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: LGA)
  • PORT AUTH-DWNTN-MANHATTAN/WALL ST (about 11 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fort Lee:
  • LITTLE FERRY (about 3 miles; LITTLE FERRY, NJ; ID: 2N7)
  • WEST 30TH ST. (about 8 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRA)
  • PAN AM METROPORT (about 8 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: 6N4)

Amtrak stations near Fort Lee:
  • 7 miles: NEW YORK (PENN STA) (NEW YORK, 7TH AVE. & W. 32ND ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 8 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.
  • 10 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 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Housing and Community Development(Local) 7 $27,097 $46,452 4 $2,362


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Lee:
  • CUNY CITY COLLEGE (about 3 miles; NEW YORK, NY; Full-time enrollment: 7,635)
  • YESHIVA UNIVERSITY (about 3 miles; NEW YORK, NY; FT enrollment: 5,413)
  • COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK (about 3 miles; NEW YORK, NY; FT enrollment: 18,009)
  • TEACHERS COLLEGE AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY (about 3 miles; NEW YORK, NY; FT enrollment: 3,371)
  • BARNARD COLLEGE (about 3 miles; NEW YORK, NY; FT enrollment: 2,253)
  • FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON UNIVERSITY-ALL CAMPUSES (about 4 miles; TEANECK, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • CUNY HOSTOS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 5 miles; BRONX, NY; FT enrollment: 2,611)
Public high school in Fort Lee:
  • FORT LEE HIGH (Students: 991; Location: LEMOINE AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Fort Lee:
  • NUMBER 1 (Students: 553; Location: HOYM AVE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • LEWIS F. COLE MIDDLE (Students: 550; Location: 467 STILLWELL AVENUE; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • NUMBER 4 (Students: 464; Location: 1193 ANDERSON AVE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • NUMBER 3 (Students: 461; Location: MYRTLE AVE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • NUMBER 2 (Students: 382; Location: JONES RD; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Fort Lee:
  • CHRIST THE TEACHER INTER. (Students: 270; Location: 359 WHITEMAN STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HOOKS LANE SCHOOL (Students: 80; Location: 1061 ANDERSON AVENUE; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Fort Lee:
  • FORT LEE FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,409,142; Location: 320 MAIN STREET; 120,835 books; 4,697 audio materials; 2,131 video materials; 315 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Fort Lee: Hazards Dock (A), Free Public Library of the Borough of Fort Lee (B), Fort Lee Museum at the Judge Moore House (C).

Shopping Centers: Linwood Plaza Shopping Center (1), Presidential Mall Shopping Center (2), Palisade Plaza Mall Shopping Center (3), Fort Lee Plaza Shopping Center (4), Fort Lee Towne Center Shopping Center (5), Oaktree Mall Shopping Center (6), Sharon Plaza - The Junction Shopping Center (7).

Churches in Fort Lee include: Congregation Young Israel of Fort Lee (A), Sepharadic Synagogue of Fort Lee (B), Bethany United Methodist Church (C), Madonna Roman Catholic Church (D), New Synagogue of Fort Lee (E).

Parks in Fort Lee include: Westview Place Park (1), Coytesville Park (2), Whitey Lang Park (3), Monument Park (4), William Birch Park (5), Inwood Terrace Park (6), Fireman's Park (7), Van Fleet Park (8), Constitution Park (9).

Beach: Hazard Beach (A).

Post offices: Fort Lee Post Office (A), Palisade Post Office Branch (B).


Fort Lee compared to New Jersey state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Lee:
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)
  • WZRC (1480 AM; 5 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BRODCASTING, INC)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Lee:
  • W276AQ (103.1 FM; FORT LEE, NJ; Owner: GERARD A. TURRO)
  • 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.)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WHCR-FM (90.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CITY COLLEGE OF NEW YORK)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fort Lee:
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

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