Glen Rock

Glen Rock is a warm and welcoming Bergen County community with a small-town feel.

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Welcome to Glen Rock

Warm and welcoming community with a small-town feel

Glen Rock is a warm and welcoming Bergen County community with a small-town feel. It’s named after a large boulder that sits in the heart of the community’s lively downtown area, which has many long-serving businesses, including a grocery store that has existed for over a century. Glen Rock has two New Jersey Transit train stations that connect to Manhattan’s Pennsylvania Station in under an hour. The Borough of Glen Rock also boasts excellent schools, including the National Blue Ribbon Award-winning Glen Rock High School.

Glen Rock Real Estate Market

​​​​​​​Glen Rock real estate is teeming with charming homes and architecture. Each neighborhood has a different feel with housing styles that include endearing Craftsman bungalows, elegant Colonials, and classic ranches and split-levels. Other housing options include several townhouse developments. Contact Taylor Lucyk to find townhouses, houses & luxury homes for sale in Glen Rock, New Jersey.

What to Love

  • Charming architecture 
  • Two NJ Transit train stations
  • Lively downtown 
  • Award-winning schools

People & Lifestyle

Glen Rock offers an idyllic small-town lifestyle within easy reach of New York City’s endless amenities and entertainment options. Many young families live in this community’s peaceful tree-lined neighborhoods. Local schools are known for both their academic achievement and strong sports programs. Most of Glen Rock’s residential neighborhoods are within walking distance of downtown.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

The area surrounding Glen Rock’s two train stations offers a great selection of local restaurants and retailers. Rock Kitchen serves delicious Italian deli sandwiches, salads, soups, and breakfast omelets. Stone & Rail pairs 20 draft craft beers with an enticing menu of gourmet gastropub cuisine. Specialties include 12-ounce grilled ribeye steak served with pommes dauphine, housemade fettuccine pasta, shrimp tacos, signature burgers, and grilled swordfish. Stop by on the weekend to dine on a varied menu of brunch dishes. Glen Rock Inn first opened in 1948 and has been a cornerstone of the community for more than seven decades. This refined bar and grill utilizes fresh local ingredients for their scrumptious menu of elevated pub grub. Glen Rock Inn’s classic sliced steak dinner has been a menu fixture since day one. Other choices include Maine lobster rolls, North Atlantic pan salmon, and fish and chips. Dishes are paired with an extensive selection of wines and craft beers. Kilroy’s Wonder Market has been a fixture in Glen Rock for even longer. In business since 1916, Kilroy’s has evolved with the times and remains a beloved fixture of the community. This market carries a wide variety of groceries, including fresh produce, deli items, gluten-free products, and a wide selection of beer, wine, and spirits.

Things to Do

Newcomers and Neighbors is a local organization dedicated to helping new arrivals settle in Glen Rock by fostering close links between the community’s existing residents. Newcomers and Neighbors organize many themed evenings with special events suitable for all members of the family. Glen Rock’s namesake 570-ton boulder is impossible to miss in the center of downtown. The Rock is believed to have been deposited in what would later become Downtown Glen Rock by a glacier during the last Ice Age. The Rock served as a trail marker for the Lenni Lenape Native Americans and later became a First World War memorial. In 2044, a time capsule buried beneath the Rock will be opened to celebrate Glen Rock’s 150th anniversary. Glen Rock Municipal Pool is an Olympic-sized eight-lane outdoor pool with interactive faucets and sprinklers. The 11-acre Thielke Arboretum is a beautiful wetland forest with nature trails, gardens, and ponds. Saddle River Country Park runs for 577 acres along the path of the Saddle River to Glen Rock’s east. The portion of this expansive park that falls within Glen Rock’s borders features a duck pond, picnic areas, playgrounds, and tennis courts.

Schools

Glen Rock is served by the Glen Rock Public School District.

  • Clara E. Coleman School, Public, K-5
  • Central School, Public, K-5
  • Alexander Hamilton School, Public, K-5
  • Glen Rock Middle School, Public, 6-8
  • Glen Rock High School, Public, 9-12

Overview for Glen Rock, NJ

12,098 people live in Glen Rock, where the median age is 38.2 and the average individual income is $69,106. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

12,098

Total Population

38.2 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$69,106

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Glen Rock, NJ

Glen Rock has 3,630 households, with an average household size of 3.33. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Glen Rock do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 12,098 people call Glen Rock home. The population density is 4,474.98 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

12,098

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

38.2

Median Age

51.22 / 48.78%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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18-24 Years

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25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
3,630

Total Households

3.33

Average Household Size

$69,106

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Around Glen Rock, NJ

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

76
Very Walkable
Walking Score
48
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Wish Upon A Pastry, HydroQuench2o, and Chantilly Lace.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.9 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.69 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.25 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.71 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.09 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.64 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Glen Rock, NJ

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The following schools are within or nearby Glen Rock. 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.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Glen Rock Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Alexander Hamilton School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Clara E Coleman School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5

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