Situated in the northern part of Hudson County in New Jersey, North Bergen is a township with a population of more than 63,000 and is spread over an area of 5.67 square miles. Established in 1843, the township of North Bergen is located on the Hudson Palisades, thus making it one of the most elevated townships in the United States. A majority of the residents of North Bergen are Hispanics.
When the establishment of North Bergen as a township began, it was roughly shaped as a rectangular area. The neighbouring boroughs of North Bergen are Cliffside Park, Edgewater, Ridgefield, Fairview, Manhattan, Carlstadt, Secaucus and Jersey City. The township of North Bergen is partially present on the Hudson River, with its northern part sitting above a plateau.
The modern township of North Bergen has a very unusual shape covered substantially by many New Jersey houses. Its list of prominent places of interest includes the Racetrack section, Bergenline Avenue, Bergenwood, Meadowview, New Durham, Bulls Ferry, Babbitt, Transfer Station and Woodcliff. There are a few historical places in the township of North Bergen, some of which include Granton, Homestead, New Durham, Hudson Heights, Three Pigeons, Shadyside and Tyler Park.
Average Price reflects the average price of single family homes sold in particular town. It is calculated based on the twelve month moving average (geometric mean).
General Tax Rate is used to determine the amount of real estate tax levied upon a particular property. This rate is used to compute the tax bill.
Effective Tax Rate is used to compare of one district to another district based on the assumption that all districts are at 100% valuation. This rate has been computed by the State of New Jersey Department of the Treasury using County Equalization Average Ratios. This rate is NOT to be used to compute the tax bill.
Homes Sold is the number of single family homes sold in a particular district in the past 12 month period.
Data Source: US Census 2010, NJ MLS, State of New Jersey Department of the Treasury