Bergen County, NJ Real Estate
Conveniently located in the northeastern corner of the state of New Jersey sits Bergen County. It borders Rockland County, New York to the north; Manhattan and the Bronx in New York City, as well as by West Chester County, New York, across the Hudson River to the east; and within New Jersey, by Hudson County, as well as a small border with Essex County to the south, and Passaic County to the west. Bergen County has been cited as the best county to live by many magazines. This is a community with great schools, low crime rates, plenty of parks and recreational amenities, and very easy to commute to New York City. The real estate market in Bergen County is very diverse.
Bergen County has some of the best educational services in the state of New Jersey. There are 279 public schools in Bergen County, New Jersey, servicing 133,633 students. There are also 188 private schools in Bergen County, New Jersey, servicing 32,190 students. Bergen County is home to 6 institutions for higher education, including:
- Bergen Community College
- Eastwick College and the HoHoKus Schools
- Englewood Cliffs College
- Felician University
- Ramapo College
- Touro University College of Medicine
Bergen County is a very thriving county and ranked in New Jersey Family magazine’s “Best Towns for Families” in 2015. The population in Bergen County, New Jersey is 925,328 as of the 2013 census. Bergen County has seen a huge increase mainly because it’s a family-oriented area and everyone wants a piece of beautiful Bergen County. The real estate market and job opportunities bring a lot of people in.
There are a number of health facilities in Bergen County.
- Freedom Home Healthcare
- Bergen County Healthcare Center
- VA Hackensack Clinic
- Comprehensive Health Care Jungblut
- Englewood Hopsital and Medical Center
- Bergen Regional Medical Center
- CarePoint Health-Hoboken University
- Holy Name Medical Center
- St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center
- Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital
- Children’s Specialized Hospital
Bergen County is very well developed and has a lot of roads and highways that pass through it, including the Termini of the New Jersey Turnpike, and the Garden State Parkway, the eastern Terminus of Interstate 80, and portions of Interstate 287, the George Washington Bridge connects Fort Lee in Bergen County across the Hudson River to the Upper Manhattan section of New York City. Access to New York City can also be done through Lincoln Tunnel and Holland Tunnel in Hudson County.