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Population (year 2000): 17,073. Estimated population in July 2005: 18,857 (+10.4% change)
Males: 8,497 (49.8%), Females: 8,576 (50.2%)

Median resident age: 35.6 years
Median household income: $48,015 (year 2000)
Median house value: $231,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Palisades Park:

  • White Non-Hispanic (39.1%)
  • Korean (35.5%)
  • Hispanic (16.5%)
  • Other race (5.8%)
  • Two or more races (3.2%)
  • Chinese (2.4%)
  • Black (1.4%)
  • Japanese (1.1%)
  • Asian Indian (1.0%)
  • Filipino (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (14.8%), Irish (3.9%), German (3.7%), Greek (3.6%), United States (1.7%), Polish (1.6%).

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Elevation: 100 feet

Land area: 1.2 square miles

Palisades

For population 25 years and over in Palisades Park

  • High school or higher: 79.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Palisades Park borough

  • Never married: 29.8%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 5.8%

57.0% Foreign born (37.8% Asia, 11.1% Latin America, 7.5% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,533 (+17.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: City, NJ (6.0 miles Union pop. 67,088).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: City, NJ Jersey (9.8 miles pop. 240,055).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (11.1 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: NJ (1.1 miles Ridgefield, NJ (1.3 miles Leonia, Lee, NJ Fort (1.4 miles Park, NJ (1.7 miles Cliffside NJ (1.8 miles Edgewater, NJ (2.0 miles Fairview, Park, NJ (2.2 miles Ridgefield NJ (3.0 miles Bogota,

Latitude: 40.85 N, Longitude: 73.99 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 201


Industries providing employment: Retail trade (14.7%), Manufacturing (11.1%), Educational,health and social services (11.1%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,501 (-26.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,056 (12.7%)


 

Crime in Palisades Park by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 2 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 11.7 0.0
Rapes 0 0 1 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 5.9 5.9 0.0
Robberies 6 5 5 7 8
    per 100,000 35.1 29.3 29.3 41.0 46.9
Assaults 11 8 8 10 7
    per 100,000 64.4 46.9 46.9 58.6 41.0
Burglaries 53 88 77 37 69
    per 100,000 310.4 515.4 451.0 216.7 404.1
Thefts 119 123 81 83 95
    per 100,000 697.0 720.4 474.4 486.1 556.4
Auto thefts 25 30 17 16 11
    per 100,000 146.4 175.7 99.6 93.7 64.4
84.8 97.1 79.0 80.2 78.0


Average climate in Palisades Park, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Palisades

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

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 34.9 miles away from the Palisades Park city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/15/1970, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 7.3 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Palisades Park:
  • HOLY NAME HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; TEANECK, NJ)
  • ENGLEWOOD HOSPITAL & MED CTR (about 4 miles; ENGLEWOOD, NJ)
  • NEW YORK STATE PSYCHIATRIC INSTITUTE (about 4 miles; NEW YORK, NY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Palisades Park:
  • TETERBORO (about 4 miles; TETERBORO, NJ; ID: TEB)
  • PORT AUTH-DWNTN-MANHATTAN/WALL ST (about 11 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRB)
  • LA GUARDIA (about 11 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: LGA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Palisades Park:
  • LITTLE FERRY (about 2 miles; LITTLE FERRY, NJ; ID: 2N7)
  • WEST 30TH ST. (about 7 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRA)
  • PAN AM METROPORT (about 8 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: 6N4)

Amtrak stations near Palisades Park:
  • 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.
  • 9 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.
  • 11 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 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
Financial Administration 4 $12,894 $38,682 4 $6,713
Local Libraries 6 $18,443 $36,886 6 $1,009
Parks and Recreation 3 $6,801 $27,204 48 $6,129
Solid Waste Management 7 $41,592 $71,300 2 $956
Welfare 1 $2,389 $28,668 0 $0
Streets and Highways 10 $60,730 $72,876 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 30 $151,900 $60,760 18 $18,444
Judicial and Legal 4 $11,506 $34,518 3 $4,583
Other Government Administration 5 $16,131 $38,714 18 $2,035
Totals for Government 70 $322,387 $55,266 99 $39,869


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Palisades Park:
  • FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON UNIVERSITY-ALL CAMPUSES (about 4 miles; TEANECK, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 6,482)
  • CUNY CITY COLLEGE (about 4 miles; NEW YORK, NY; FT enrollment: 7,635)
  • COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK (about 4 miles; NEW YORK, NY; FT enrollment: 18,009)
  • TEACHERS COLLEGE AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY (about 4 miles; NEW YORK, NY; FT enrollment: 3,371)
  • BARNARD COLLEGE (about 4 miles; NEW YORK, NY; FT enrollment: 2,253)
  • YESHIVA UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; NEW YORK, NY; FT enrollment: 5,413)
  • CUNY HOSTOS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 6 miles; BRONX, NY; FT enrollment: 2,611)
Public high school in Palisades Park:
  • PALISADES PARK JR-SR HIGH (Students: 615; Location: VETERANS PLAZA; Grades: 07 - 12)
Public primary/middle school in Palisades Park:
  • LINDBERGH (Students: 869; Location: GLEN AVE; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Palisades Park:
  • NOTRE DAME INTERPAROCHIAL (Students: 323; Location: 312 FIRST ST; Grades: 2 - 8)
  • KIDDIE COLLEGE (Students: 40; Location: 50 WEST PALISADES BLVD; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Palisades Park:
  • PALISADES PARK FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $390,632; Location: 257 2ND STREET; 46,805 books; 1,742 audio materials; 1,405 video materials; 76 serial subscriptions)

Churches in Palisades Park include: Saint Michael's Catholic Church (A), Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church (B), Central Bible Chapel (C).


Palisades Park compared to New Jersey state average:
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Palisades Park:
  • 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)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WZRC (1480 AM; 5 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BRODCASTING, INC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WWRV (1330 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: RADIO VISION CRISTIANA MANAGEMENT CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Palisades Park:
  • 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)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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 Palisades Park:
  • 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)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • 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.)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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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