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Population (year 2000): 10,800. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,775 (-0.2% change)
Males: 5,261 (48.7%), Females: 5,539 (51.3%)

Median resident age: 37.1 years
Median household income: $49,958 (year 2000)
Median house value: $192,800 (year 2000)

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Races in Little Ferry:

  • White Non-Hispanic (60.2%)
  • Hispanic (15.2%)
  • Korean (7.9%)
  • Other race (5.8%)
  • Black (4.7%)
  • Asian Indian (3.6%)
  • Two or more races (3.5%)
  • Filipino (3.2%)
  • Chinese (0.9%)
  • Other Asian (0.8%)
  • Japanese (0.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (26.3%), Irish (14.1%), German (12.4%), Polish (5.4%), United States (2.9%), English (1.9%).

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Elevation: 9 feet

Land area: 1.5 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Little Ferry

  • High school or higher: 81.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Little Ferry borough

  • Never married: 29.3%
  • Now married: 53.0%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

31.1% Foreign born (15.0% Asia, 8.0% Latin America, 6.2% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +787 (+7.9%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: City, NJ (5.7 miles Union pop. 67,088).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: City, NJ Jersey (9.0 miles pop. 240,055).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (13.1 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Park, NJ (1.3 miles Ridgefield Teterboro, NJ (1.3 miles) , NJ (1.4 miles Moonachie, NJ (1.9 miles Bogota, Heights, NJ (2.5 miles Hasbrouck NJ Hackensack, (2.7 miles NJ (2.7 miles Ridgefield, NJ (2.9 miles Carlstadt,

Latitude: 40.85 N, Longitude: 74.04 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 201


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (14.4%), Retail trade (12.3%), Manufacturing (12.2%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (11.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,689 (-15.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 489 (8.7%)


 

Crime in Little Ferry by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 1 1 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 9.3 9.3 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 1 1 1 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 9.3 9.3 9.3 9.3 0.0
Robberies 1 5 4 5 1 2
    per 100,000 9.3 46.3 37.0 46.3 9.3 18.5
Assaults 3 5 12 13 6 8
    per 100,000 27.8 46.3 111.1 120.4 55.6 74.1
Burglaries 20 18 25 21 17 11
    per 100,000 185.2 166.7 231.5 194.4 157.4 101.9
Thefts 65 173 128 67 75 70
    per 100,000 601.9 1601.9 1185.2 620.4 694.4 648.1
Auto thefts 27 43 38 27 25 26
    per 100,000 250.0 398.1 351.9 250.0 231.5 240.7
65.4 134.4 138.1 109.4 74.9 72.7


Average climate in Little Ferry, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.7 miles away from the Little Ferry city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/7/1962, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.9 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Little Ferry:
  • HACKENSACK UNIVERSITY MEDICAL (about 3 miles; HACKENSACK, NJ)
  • HOLY NAME HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; TEANECK, NJ)
  • PALISADES GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; NORTH BERGEN, NJ)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Little Ferry:
  • TETERBORO (about 1 miles; TETERBORO, NJ; ID: TEB)
  • PORT AUTH-DWNTN-MANHATTAN/WALL ST (about 11 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRB)
  • LA GUARDIA (about 14 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: LGA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Little Ferry:
  • LITTLE FERRY (about 2 miles; LITTLE FERRY, NJ; ID: 2N7)
  • WEST 30TH ST. (about 8 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRA)
  • PAN AM METROPORT (about 10 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: 6N4)

Amtrak stations near Little Ferry:
  • 8 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.
  • 12 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.
  • 12 miles: NEWARK (RAYMOND PLAZA WEST). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.


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
Other and Unallocable 12 $18,859 $18,859 0 $0
Police - Other 5 $9,321 $22,370 24 $10,362
Police Protection - Officers 26 $189,651 $87,531 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 0 $0   7 $8,756
Financial Administration 0 $0   8 $10,127
Other Government Administration 3 $7,342 $29,368 0 $0
Streets and Highways 14 $62,957 $53,963 0 $0
Health 0 $0   1 $487
Local Libraries 5 $12,186 $29,246 10 $4,220
Parks and Recreation 1 $3,237 $38,844 8 $4,153
Totals for Government 66 $303,553 $55,191 58 $38,105


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Little Ferry:
  • FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON UNIVERSITY-ALL CAMPUSES (about 4 miles; TEANECK, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 6,482)
  • COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK (about 7 miles; NEW YORK, NY; FT enrollment: 18,009)
  • TEACHERS COLLEGE AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; NEW YORK, NY; FT enrollment: 3,371)
  • BARNARD COLLEGE (about 7 miles; NEW YORK, NY; FT enrollment: 2,253)
  • CUNY CITY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; NEW YORK, NY; FT enrollment: 7,635)
  • CUNY JOHN JAY COLLEGE CRIMINAL JUSTICE (about 7 miles; NEW YORK, NY; FT enrollment: 8,338)
  • BERGEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; PARAMUS, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,733)
Public primary/middle schools in Little Ferry:
  • MEMORIAL (Students: 732; Location: 130 LIBERTY ST; Grades: 02 - 08)
  • WASHINGTON (Students: 211; Location: 123 LIBERTY ST; Grades: PK - 01)
Library in Little Ferry:
  • LITTLE FERRY FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $303,645; Location: 239 LIBERTY STREET; 29,216 books; 711 audio materials; 666 video materials; 125 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Little Ferry Free Public Library (A).

Churches in Little Ferry include: Evangelical Christian Church (A), Saint Margaret's of Cartona Church (B).

Cemetery: Gethsemane Cemetery (1).

Lakes and reservoirs: Willow Lake (A), Indian Lake (B).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Losen Slofe (A).

Park in Little Ferry: Lakeview Field (1).

Post office: (A).  


Little Ferry compared to New Jersey state average:
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Little Ferry:
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZRC (1480 AM; 5 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BRODCASTING, INC)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WWRU (1660 AM; 10 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP.)
  • WKDM (1380 AM; 5 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWRV (1330 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: RADIO VISION CRISTIANA MANAGEMENT CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Little Ferry:
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • W276AQ (103.1 FM; FORT LEE, NJ; Owner: GERARD A. TURRO)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Little Ferry:
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • 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)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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