Cliffside Park, New Jersey


Cliffside Park, New Jersey
Borough of Cliffside Park, New Jersey
—  Borough  —
Map highlighting Cliffside Park's location within Bergen County. Inset: Bergen County's location within New Jersey
Census Bureau map of Cliffside Park, New Jersey
Coordinates: 40°49′18″N 73°59′16″W / 40.82167°N 73.98778°W / 40.82167; -73.98778Coordinates: 40°49′18″N 73°59′16″W / 40.82167°N 73.98778°W / 40.82167; -73.98778
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Bergen
Incorporated January 15, 1895
Government
 - Type Borough (New Jersey)
 - Mayor Gerald Calabrese (2011)[1]
 - Administrator Bruce Bonaventuro[2]
Area[3]
 - Total 0.96 sq mi (2.5 km2)
 - Land 0.96 sq mi (2.5 km2)
 - Water 0.00 sq mi (0.0 km2)  0.00%
Elevation[4] 249 ft (76 m)
Population (2010 Census)[5]
 - Total 23,594
 - Density 24,577.1/sq mi (9,437.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 07010
Area code(s) 201
FIPS code 34-13570[6][7]
GNIS feature ID 0885187[8]
Website http://www.cliffsideparknj.gov

Cliffside Park is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough population was 23,594.

Cliffside Park was formed based on the results of a referendum held on January 15, 1895, from portions of Ridgefield Township at the start of the second year of the Boroughitis phenomenon then sweeping through Bergen County.[9][10]

U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg currently resides in the borough. Cliffside Park was also home to the former Palisades Amusement Park.

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Geography

Cliffside Park is located at 40°49′19.47″N 73°59′16.28″W / 40.822075°N 73.9878556°W / 40.822075; -73.9878556 (40.822075, -73.987856).[11] According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.96 square miles (2.5 km2), all land, located atop the Hudson Palisades.[3] Anderson Avenue and Palisade Avenue are the town's major north south thoroughfares, the latter offering views of the Hudson River and New York City skyline. Grantwood is a name used for an a part of town, taken from Grant's Tomb, located on the opposite shore of the river.[12][13] Gorge Road runs along the face of the cliff to the Edgewater waterfront.

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1900 968
1910 3,394 250.6%
1920 5,709 68.2%
1930 15,267 167.4%
1940 16,892 10.6%
1950 17,116 1.3%
1960 17,642 3.1%
1970 18,891 7.1%
1980 21,464 13.6%
1990 20,393 −5.0%
2000 23,007 12.8%
2010 23,594 2.6%
Population sources:
1900-1990[14][15] 2000[16] 2010[5][17]

As of the 2010 Census, Cliffside Park had a population of 23,594. The median age was 40.5. The racial and ethnic composition of the population was 70.1% White, 3.3% Black or African American, 0.3% Native American, 13.8% Asian, 0.0% Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander, 8.7% some other race and 3.8% reporting two or more races. 28.4% were Hispanic or Latino of any race.[17]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 23,007 people, 10,027 households, and 6,036 families residing in the borough. The population density was 23,847.7 people per square mile (9,253.2/km2). There were 10,375 housing units at an average density of 10,754.1 per square mile (4,172.7/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 77.85% White, 1.83% African American, 0.25% Native American, 12.05% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 4.97% from other races, and 3.02% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 18.16% of the population.[16]

As of the 2000 census, 3.6% of Cliffside Park's residents identified themselves as being of Armenian American ancestry. This was the highest percentage in New Jersey, and the seventh-highest percentage of Armenian American people in any place in the United States with 1,000 or more residents identifying their ancestry.[18]

There were 10,027 households out of which 21.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.2% were married couples living together, 9.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.8% were non-families. 33.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.95.[16]

In the borough the population was spread out with 16.9% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 33.6% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 18.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 93.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.6 males.[16]

The median income for a household in the borough was $46,288, and the median income for a family was $54,915. Males had a median income of $40,114 versus $36,100 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $28,516. About 8.5% of families and 10.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.1% of those under age 18 and 10.2% of those age 65 or over.[16]

Government

Local government

Cliffside Park is governed under the Borough form of New Jersey municipal government. The government consists of a Mayor and a Borough Council with all positions elected at large. A Mayor is elected directly by the voters to a four-year term of office. The Borough Council consists of six members elected to serve three-year terms on a staggered basis, with two seats coming up for election each year.[19]

As of 2011, the Mayor of Cliffside Park is Gerald A. Calabrese (D, term ends December 31, 2011). Calabrese has been mayor of Cliffside Park since 1965. Members of the Borough Council are Larry Bongard (D, 2011), Thomas Calabrese (D, 2013), Kenneth Corcoran (D, 2013), Bernard J. Fontana (D, 2012), Dana Martinotti (D, 2011) and Donna M. Spoto (D, 2012).[20][21]

Federal, state, and county representation

Cliffside Park is in the 9th Congressional district and is part of New Jersey's 38th state legislative district.[22] The township was relocated to the 36th state legislative district by the New Jersey Apportionment Commission based on the results of the 2010 Census.[5] The new district is in effect for the June 2011 primary and the November 2011 general election, with the state senator and assembly members elected taking office in the new district as of January 2012.[22]

New Jersey's Ninth Congressional District is represented by Steve Rothman (D, Fair Lawn). New Jersey is represented in the United States Senate by Frank Lautenberg (D, Cliffside Park) and Bob Menendez (D, Hoboken).

38th District of the New Jersey Legislature, which is represented in the New Jersey Senate by Robert M. Gordon (D, Fair Lawn) and in the New Jersey General Assembly by Joan Voss (D, Fort Lee) and Connie Wagner (D, Paramus).[23] The Governor of New Jersey is Chris Christie (R, Mendham).[24] The Lieutenant Governor of New Jersey is Kim Guadagno (R, Monmouth Beach).[25]

Bergen County's County Executive is Kathleen Donovan (R, Rutherford; term ends December 31, 2014).[26] The Board of Chosen Freeholders is the county's legislative body and its seven members are elected at-large on a staggered basis, with two or three seats coming up for election each year.[27] As of 2011, Bergen County's Freeholders are Chairman John Driscoll, Jr. (R, 2012; Paramus),[28] Vice-Chairwoman Maura DeNicola (R, 2013; Franklin Lakes),[29] Chair Pro Tempore John D. Mitchell (R, 2013; Cliffside Park)[30] John A. Felice (R, 2013; River Edge),[31] David L. Ganz (D, 2011; Fair Lawn),[32] Robert G. Hermansen (R, 2012; Mahwah)[33] and Bernadette P. McPherson (D, 2011; Rutherford).[34][35] Other countywide constitutional officials are Sheriff Michael Saudino (R), Surrogate Michael R. Dressler (D, Cresskill) and County Clerk Elizabeth Randall (R, Westwood).[36]

Politics

As of Election Day 2008, there were 10,004 registered voters. Of registered voters, 4,575 (45.7% of all registered voters) were registered as Democrats, 1,088 (10.9%) were registered as Republicans and 4,338 (43.4%) were registered as Unaffiliated. There were three voters registered to other parties.[37]

Local elections

In the 2010 General Election, Democratic incumbents Thomas Calabrese (3,167 votes) and Kenneth Corcoran (3,111 votes) were re-elected to three-year terms of office after being challenged by Republican Party candidates Eric Soto (1,835 votes) and Michelle Talamo (1,836 votes).[38]

In the 2009 General Election, Democratic incumbents Bernard J. Fontana (2,943 votes) and Donna M. Spoto (2,983 votes) where re-elected over Republican Party candidates John Mitchell] (2,040 votes) and Eric Soto (2,004 votes).[39]

In the 2008 General Election, Democrats ran unopposed with incumbents Dana M. Martinotti (5,209 votes) and Lawrence J. Bongard (5,032) re-elected to new three-year terms of office.

In the 2007 General Election, voters filled an open mayoral seat and two seats on the borough council. Incumbent Democrats ran unopposed for all three seats, with Mayor Gerald A. Calabrese (2,350 votes) and Council members Thomas Calabrese (2,275) and Kenneth Corcoran (2,251) all winning re-election.

National elections

In recent years, Cliffside Park has leaned strongly toward the Democratic Party. In the 2008 presidential election, Democrat Barack Obama received 62.5% of the vote here, defeating Republican John McCain, who received 36.1% of the vote, with 81.3% of registered voters participating.[37] In the 2004 election, Democrat John Kerry received 60% of the vote here, defeating Republican George W. Bush, who received around 39%.[40]

Education

The Cliffside Park School District serves public school students in Kindergarten through Twelfth grade. Schools in the district (with 2009-10 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[41]) are the Early Learning Center with 346 students in prekindergarten and kindergarten, Number 3 School with 246 students in grades K-6, Number 4 School with 321 students in grades K-6, Number 5 School with 156 students in grades K-6, Number 6 School with 624 students in grades K-8 and Cliffside Park High School with 1,031 students in grades 9-12. Students from Fairview, New Jersey attend the district's high school as part of a sending/receiving relationship with the Fairview Public Schools.[42]

Religion

Roman Catholic Church of the Epiphany

As of 2011, slightly over 75% of the citizens of Cliffside Park view themselves as being affiliated with a formal religious body. A majority of the borough is Roman Catholic (52.60%), many of whom attend the Roman Catholic Church of the Epiphany on Knox Avenue. 8.12% Jewish; 1.21% Lutheran; 1.20% Episcopalian; 0.84% Methodist; 0.88% Muslim; 0.62% Baptist; 0.46% Pentecostal; and 0.02% Eastern Orthodox Christian.[43]

Transportation

New Jersey Transit bus lines 156, 159 and 181 offer service to the Port Authority Bus Terminals in Manhattan; the 22 route serves Jersey City; and the 751, and 755 offer local service.[44]

Palisade Avenue and Anderson Avenue are the main north-south roads of Cliffside Park.

Popular culture

Scenes from Cop Land, directed by James Mangold and starring Sylvester Stallone, Harvey Keitel and Ray Liotta were filmed in Cliffside Park.[45]

Scenes from the 1988 film Big, starring Tom Hanks and directed by Penny Marshall, were filmed in Cliffside Park.[46][47]

Notable residents

Notable current and former residents of Cliffside Park include:

Sources

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  • "Municipal Incorporations of the State of New Jersey (according to Counties)" prepared by the Division of Local Government, Department of the Treasury (New Jersey); December 1, 1958.

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