Closter, Bergen County, New Jersey

Closter: Borough of Bergen County, New Jersey

About

Closter is a city located in the county of Bergen in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 8,373 and a population density of 979 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 8,446 inhabitants.

The city was created 119 years ago in 1903.

Quick Facts about Closter

Population : 8,446 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Bergen County
Postal code : 07624, 07624
Area : 8.55 km2
Altitude : 128 feet / 39 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1904 (119 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 22:39:52 (2nd February 2023)
Density : 988 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.86% (2010-2020)
Closter locator map
Location of Closter on New Jersey map.
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Closter Station
Closter Station image

Geography

Closter is located at 40°58'23"N 73°57'42"W (40.9731500, -73.9615300). It has 2 neighbors: Demarest and Harrington Park.

Closter map

Closter has 2 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Closter increased by 0.86% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,373 - census
2011 8,477 1.23% estimation process
2012 8,547 0.82% estimation process
2013 8,582 0.41% estimation process
2014 8,591 0.1% estimation process
2015 8,592 0.01% estimation process
2016 8,602 0.12% estimation process
2017 8,618 0.19% estimation process
2018 8,547 -0.83% estimation process
2019 8,511 -0.42% estimation process
2020 8,446 -0.77% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 7,610
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 8,157
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -6.7%
April 1, 2020 Population : 8,354
April 1, 2010 Population : 8,165
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.3%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 18.5%
People over 65 (%) : 13.6%
Female persons, % : 51.3%
White only, percent : 57.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 40.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.1%
Asians alone % : 0.4%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 56.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 207
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.8%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 57.9%

Closter zip code is 07624. County name: Bergen, County fips: 34003

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 57.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $137,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,103
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $409
2015-2019 median gross rent : $704
2015-2019 Households : 2,470
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.43
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 77.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 83.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 75.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 87.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 16.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.7%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 46,342
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 150,027
2012 total retail sales per capita : $18,628
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $53,529
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $19,416
Percentage of people living in poverty : 18.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 829
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 459
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 309
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 336
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 446
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 148
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 634
2010 population per square mile : 524.8
2010 land area in square miles : 15.56

People born in Closter (4)

People born in Closter, including Rabbi of Temple Emanu-El, in Closter, New Jersey David-Seth Kirshner, comedian London Lee, musician Gene Orloff, .

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Schools in Closter

College & universities near Closter, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
190071 Cochran School of Nursing Yonkers (NY) 10701
195243 St. Thomas Aquinas College Sparkill (NY) 10976-1050
193399 College of Mount Saint Vincent Bronx (NY) 10471-1093
190761 Dominican College of Blauvelt Orangeburg (NY) 10962-1210
407425 Capri Institute of Hair Design-Paramus Paramus (NJ) 07652

Stations (17)

Amtrak & bus stations near Closter, NJ

Code Name Address Type
YNY Yonkers station 5 Buena Vista Ave. RAIL
NRO New Rochelle station 1 Railroad Plaza RAIL
NYP Pennsylvania Station 8th Ave 31st Street / 8th Ave 33rd Street RAIL
CRT Croton–Harmon station 1 Croton Point Avenue RAIL
NWK Pennsylvania Station 1 Raymond Plaza West RAIL

Other cities in Bergen County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Bergen County , NJ. (more)

City Name Population Title
Hackensack 43,981 City and county seat of Bergen County, New Jersey, United States
Teaneck 40,446 Township in New Jersey
Fort Lee 38,356 Borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States of America
Fair Lawn 32,877 Borough in New Jersey
Garfield 31,641 City in Bergen County, New Jersey
City of Garfield 30,487 City in Bergen County, New Jersey
Englewood 28,278 City in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States
Bergenfield 27,371 Borough in Bergen County, New Jersey
Mahwah 26,078 Township of New Jersey
Paramus 26,063 Borough in Bergen County, New Jersey
Cliffside Park 26,001 Borough in New Jersey
Ridgewood 24,915 Village in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States
Lodi 24,206 Borough in Bergen County, New Jersey
Lyndhurst 22,781 Township of New Jersey
Palisades Park 20,942 A borough which locates in Bergen County, New Jersey
Elmwood Park 19,863 Borough in Bergen County, New Jersey

Distance to Other Cities

Closter distances to largest New Jersey cities