Saddle River

This New York City suburb is renowned for its idyllic ambiance, characterized by expansive fields, lush forests, serene rivers, and the unmistakable charm of farmland.

Welcome to Saddle River

The Epitome of Elite Suburban Grandeur

In the plush heart of New Jersey lies Saddle River—a paragon of affluence and sophistication. Graced with stately homes and verdant avenues, it mirrors the very essence of a luxurious lifestyle. The region exudes an unmistakable aura, one where elegance seamlessly interweaves with tranquility, presenting a haven for those with a penchant for the finer things in life.

What to Love

  • Favorably low tax rates, ensuring value.
  • Serene township with plush surroundings.
  • Expansive estates punctuating every street.
  • Commanding premium real estate values.

Local Lifestyle

The local ethos of Saddle River revolves around the luxury of space. Residents revel in the joy of expansive properties, which not only offer architectural grandeur but also lush, sprawling landscapes. This abundance of space, paired with the town's beneficial tax structure, epitomizes a privileged suburban life where comfort meets class.
 

Dining and Entertainment

  • Saddle River Inn: An embodiment of French culinary excellence, the Saddle River Inn dazzles with its pristine river views and gourmet dishes, curating unforgettable evenings in an enchanting setting.
  • Saddle River Cafe: A quaint yet gourmet delight, the Saddle River Cafe promises an array of delectable offerings. With a commitment to using fresh, local ingredients, every meal here translates into a flavorful journey.
  • Waterford Gardens: A horticultural spectacle, Waterford Gardens invites one to bask in its verdant embrace. As you stroll through vibrant blooms, the expertise and passion of the staff become palpable, making it a cherished green escape.

Things to Do

  • Rindlaub Park: A verdant sanctuary in the heart of the town, Rindlaub Park is the perfect locale for both solitude seekers and active souls. Whether it's a morning jog or an evening stroll, the park's scenic vistas and manicured landscapes promise rejuvenation.
  • Engage in various community events, workshops, and programs tailored for residents of all ages. Dive deep into the town's culture, mingle with fellow residents, and create lasting memories in this harmonious enclave.

Schools

  • Wandell
  • Ramsey Middle School
  • Ramsey High School
  • Northern Highlands Regional High School
  • Saddle River Day School
 

Saddle River Guide: An Affluent Escape in New Jersey

Saddle River, a picturesque borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, is an upscale haven just 25 miles northwest of Manhattan. This New York City suburb is renowned for its idyllic ambiance, characterized by expansive fields, lush forests, serene rivers, and the unmistakable charm of farmland.
 
If you're seeking spacious residential plots, you're in for a treat. A unique aspect of Saddle River is its zoning requirement: every home must sit on a minimum of 2 acres. This ensures that the town maintains its tranquil and spacious character. As you stroll through its streets, you'll be greeted by an elegant blend of historic estates and modern-day mansions.
 
Saddle River's opulence isn't just in its landscapes and homes. It boasts one of the highest per capita incomes in the U.S., securing a prestigious 9th rank in New Jersey as of 2010. Moreover, Forbes recognized it among America's Most Expensive Zip Codes in 2010. With a history of being the nation's richest suburb in 1989 (for places with 2,500 or more residents), it's no surprise that the borough has been home to a constellation of notable figures, from former US Presidents to top-tier celebrities and athletes.
 
Education is paramount in Saddle River. The public schools are commendable, and the Saddle River Day School, a private institution, is highly esteemed.
 
What To Do in Saddle River:
 
  1. Saddle River Reformed Church: Dive into history at this church, established in 1712.
  2. Saddle River Greenway: This 6-mile trail is perfect for hiking or biking, connecting Saddle River to neighboring Bergen County towns.
  3. Saddle River Center: Indulge in retail therapy with over 100 stores waiting to be explored.
  4. Dining: A mosaic of cuisines awaits food enthusiasts. Saddle River's restaurants cater to diverse palates.
In essence, Saddle River is more than just a borough – it's a lifestyle. Whether you're looking to bask in luxury, delve into history, or simply enjoy the finer things in life, this affluent community offers a myriad of experiences. Consider working with the Saddle River real estate agents at Fox & Stokes when seeking that perfect blend of luxury and tranquility and find your perfect home today!

Overview for Saddle River, NJ

3,180 people live in Saddle River, where the median age is 51.5 and the average individual income is $120,634.55. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

3,180

Total Population

51.5 years

Median Age

High

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

$120,634.55

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Saddle River, NJ

Saddle River has 1,259 households, with an average household size of 3. 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. 3,180 people call Saddle River home. The population density is 646.91 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

3,180

Total Population

High

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

51.5

Median Age

47.92 / 52.08%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
1,259

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$120,634.55

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

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

Schools in Saddle River, NJ

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The following schools are within or nearby Saddle River. 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
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available

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