Saddle River

Saddle River is a revered Bergen County community with stunning architecture and unmatched exclusivity.

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Welcome to Saddle River

Saddle River is a revered Bergen County community with stunning architecture and unmatched exclusivity. Home to just 3,000 residents, local zoning requirements ensure all properties offer a minimum lot size of two acres. Many properties extend far beyond this minimum requirement, with some estates and compounds offering more than six acres. These large lots provide the canvas for incredible Saddle River real estate ranging from stately historic residences to palatial contemporary masterpieces. No two homes in Saddle River are exactly alike—architectural styles within the community include grand stone manors, elegant English country estates, and enchanting French chateaus. Low tax is a huge benefit of living in Saddle River since the borough offers the lowest property taxes in New Jersey. This beautiful and bucolic borough is less than an hour’s drive from Manhattan via Route 17. Contact Taylor Lucyk to find houses & luxury homes for sale in Saddle River, New Jersey.

What to Love

  • Magnificent homes with stunning architecture 
  • Lowest property taxes in New Jersey
  • Unmatched exclusivity 
  • The Saddle River Inn

People & Lifestyle

Saddle River’s magnificent homes and tranquil atmosphere make it an ideal location for prominent executives, entertainers, athletes, and entrepreneurs. With incredible space and impeccable privacy, the community has the most desirable and sought-after address in Bergen County.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Saddle River is named after the scenic waterway that courses through the community. The Saddle River Inn is a romantic dining destination housed within a rustic 1790s barn on the riverbank. Chef Jamie Knott’s elegant French-influenced dishes have drawn rave reviews from The New York Times and Zagat and won numerous awards from New Jersey Monthly, OpenTable, and 201 Magazine. The menu changes seasonally and features prime dry-aged beef, line-caught seafood, and organic local produce. On the opposite riverbank, Saddle River Cafe is a more casual eatery operated by the same team behind The Saddle River Inn. The menu here is light and focused on nutrition with seasonal entrées, açai bowls, and cold-pressed juices. Saddle River Cafe’s thoughtful dishes are served in an airy arboretum-like dining space with lots of plants and natural light. Waterford Gardens is stocked with everything you need for your own ponds and water features. This pond supply specialist store is one of the nation’s premier water lily farms. Waterford Gardens also sells top-quality koi and other pond fish as well as all leading brands of pumps, filters, fish food, and medication. Many more shopping and dining options are less than a ten minutes’ drive from Saddle River in Paramus, which has four major shopping malls offering some of the East Coast’s most extensive upscale retail options. Garden State Plaza is the largest of the four malls with around 335 businesses. You can also shop at leading fashion brand boutiques and home design stores at The Shops at Riverside, numerous specialty stores and unique high-end supermarket Stew Leonard’s at Paramus Park, and steeply discounted labels at The Outlets at Bergen Town Center.

Things to Do

Rindlaub Park is Saddle River’s main communal green space. This park offers lots of recreational amenities, including a jogging trail, baseball and soccer fields, tennis courts, and a children’s playground. Many children in Saddle River participate in local sports groups that use the park’s facilities. The park also has an amphitheater that hosts special events throughout the year.


Wandell Elementary is the only school within the Saddle River School District, so residents are also served by the middle and high schools of neighboring districts. Schools nearby include:

  • Wandell Elementary, Public, K-5
  • Smith Middle, Public, 6-8
  • Northern Highlands Regional High School, Public, 9-12
  • Ramsey High School, Public, 9-12

Overview for Saddle River, NJ

3,362 people live in Saddle River, where the median age is 51 and the average individual income is $116,296. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Saddle River, NJ

Saddle River has 1,341 households, with an average household size of 2.5. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Saddle River do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 3,362 people call Saddle River home. The population density is 683.94 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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46.79 / 53.21%

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Around Saddle River, NJ

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

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Wish Upon A Pastry, HydroQuench2o, and Heart On A Hanger.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 3.73 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.33 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.18 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.17 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.24 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.79 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Saddle River, NJ

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