Emerson Real Estate & Homes

Emerson is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States, a suburb in the New York metropolitan area. Emerson is the most southern town in an area of the county referred to as the Pascack Valley. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 7,401, reflecting an increase of 204 (+2.8%) from the 7,197 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 267 (+3.9%) from the 6,930 counted in the 1990 Census.


What is now Emerson was originally formed on April 8, 1903, from portions of Washington Township as the Borough of Etna, the name of a railroad station in the community. The name was changed to Emerson as of March 9, 1909. The name came from author Ralph Waldo Emerson.


Emerson is frequently referred to as “The Family Town” and upon entering the borough considered the ‘gateway’ to the beautiful Pascack Valley area of Bergen County from any direction, it is not hard to see why.Beautiful parks and recreation areas abound and the shopping centers are modern and bustling with activity offering a multitude of purchasing opportunities.The public schools offer challenging and dynamic curriculum's and the popular public library provides numerous free programs that enhance and extend that commitment to education to the entire community.Residents volunteer with enthusiasm and pride to the many varied Boards and Commissions such as Recreation and Historic Preservation that encourage youth participation and restore and maintain the American values of yesteryear.

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Population: 7,566

Population change since 2000: +5.1%

Zip codes: 07630, 07675

Median Family income: $104,023

Median House Value: $456,930

Median Real Estate Property Taxes: $9,868


Italian (22.5%), Irish (17.2%), German (10.8%), West Indian (4.8%), English (3.0%), Polish (2.6%).
Land area: 2.24 square miles.

Population density: 3381 people per square mile

Median resident age: 44.3 years


Public high school in Emerson:

Emerson Junior Senior High School


Public elementary/middle schools in Emerson:

Patrick M. Villano School

Memorial School

Home Statistics for Emerson Real Estate & Homes

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