Bergen County

Welcome to Bergen County

The relaxed and diverse enclave exudes charm and a strong sense of community. 

Visit Bergen County, and you’ll likely be taken by its welcoming energy and relaxed vibe. You’ll find a diverse community that boasts a multitude of choices to enjoy a work-life balance. 

Situated in the northeastern corner of New Jersey in its Gateway Region, Bergen County forms part of the New York City metropolitan area across the Hudson River from Manhattan, connected by the George Washington Bridge. 

Offering a variety of homes for a range of lifestyles, those interested in Bergen County real estate know the community provides a multitude of homes that appeal to a variety of tastes. 

Bergen County Real Estate Market

Bergen County real estate sells fast. Contact the NJ real estate agents and realtors at the Taylor Lucyk Group to find houses, condos, property, estates, mansions & luxury homes for sale in Bergen County, NJ.

What to Love 

  • Bustling downtown 
  • 5-star dining and top tier entertainment 
  • One of the NFL’s newest stadiums
  • Breathtaking NYC skyline views 

Local Lifestyle 

As a suburban extension of Manhattan just across the George Washington Bridge, Bergen County has evolved into a globally cosmopolitan enclave with a robust and growing demographic of cultural diversity. Family-friendly and inviting, Bergen County embodies strong community and exciting activities and amenities for families, singles, children, and seniors alike. 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Living in Bergen County affords its residents many options for dining, entertainment, and shopping. Whether you’re looking to enjoy a casual, family-friendly weeknight excursion or prefer high-end dining or shopping on the weekends, you’re sure to find wonderful activities in this cosmopolitan community, just a stone's throw from Manhattan. Some popular hotspots include:

  • Steel Wheel Tavern
  • Stosh’s 
  • Latour
  • Westfield Garden State Plaza 
  • Bergen Town Center

Things to Do

Bergen County residents enjoy a relaxed and leisurely life. Take a stroll through the bucolic  neighborhoods, and you’ll see residents enjoying time outdoors—whether walking, biking, or running—or simply taking in the region’s natural beauty. 

With countless choices and opportunities for recreation, entertainment, and cultural activities, Bergen County offers incredible things to do nearly every day of the year. Places to visit include the Bergen County Zoo, world-class entertainment venues, museums, and nature centers. Spend time taking in the spectacular views of Manhattan’s skyline, golfing, skiing, bird watching, horseback riding, and ice skating. You can also take in some local history by attending medieval jousts or learning about the town’s Revolutionary War history. 


Bergen County offers its students nationally recognized, top-rated schools in multiple districts. Some of the highest-rated schools include:

  • Dwight-Englewood Private School (grades K-12): ranked #2 best private K-12 school in New Jersey 
  • Wandell School (grades pre-K-5): top 5% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) 
  • Bergen County Academies (grades 9-12): ranked 4th best STEM high school in the nation by US News and World Report
  • Tenafly High School (grades 9-12): National Blue Ribbon School Award Winner recognized by the U.S. Department of Education

Looking to buy or sell Bergen County real estate? Work with the Taylor Lucyk Group for a smooth and successful transaction. The Taylor Lucyk Group provides each client with world-class attention and dedication when navigating the Bergen County real estate market. 

Whether you’re buying or selling a home, the Taylor Lucyk Group will exceed your expectations. Contact us at (201) 360-1292 or via email at

Overview for Bergen County, NJ

18,955 people live in Bergen County, where the median age is 41 and the average individual income is $39,504. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

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Demographics and Employment Data for Bergen County, NJ

Bergen County has 8,038 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Bergen County do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 18,955 people call Bergen County home. The population density is 60,505.079 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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53.46 / 46.54%

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Around Bergen County, NJ

There's plenty to do around Bergen County, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Walker's Paradise
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Cafe Rumi, Royce Chocolate, and Otok Bakery.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 3.22 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.67 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.38 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.39 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.62 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.32 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Bergen County, NJ

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The following schools are within or nearby Bergen County. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Julia A. Barnes School
PreK - 8th
Joseph H. Brensinger School
PreK - 8th


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