Living in Fort Lee, NJ

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Fort Lee SnackAbility

9
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
4
Diversity
9.5
Safety
9
Amenities
10
Education
9
Commute
3

Fort Lee, NJ Crime Report

293
Total Crimes
776.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-69.76%
Below National Average

Fort Lee, NJ Cost Of Living

130
Fort Lee's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average

Fort Lee, New Jersey Info Snack

Fort Lee is a borough at the eastern border of Bergen County, New Jersey, United States, in the New York City Metropolitan Area, situated atop the Hudson Palisades. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 35,345, reflecting a decline of 116 (0.3%) from the 35,461 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 3,464 (+10.8%) from the 31,997 counted in the 1990 Census. The borough is the western terminus of the George Washington Bridge and is located across the Hudson River from the Manhattan borough of New York City. Named for the site of an early American Revolutionary War military encampment, it later became the birthplace of the American film industry.
Population
36,990
Unemployment
4.1%
Poverty
11.4%
Median Home
$323,800
Median Income
$78,093
Median Rent
$1,800

Fort Lee, NJ Photos

Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Fort Lee in New Jersey

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Map Of Fort Lee, NJ

Population over time in Fort Lee

Year Population % Change
2017 36,990 -0.2%
2016 37,058 1.2%
2015 36,607 1.0%
2014 36,251 0.6%
2013 36,048 1.2%
2012 35,617 0.6%
2011 35,420 0.4%
2010 35,274 0.3%
2009 35,161 -
Crime/100k Fort Lee NJ USA
Violent Crime 58.3 208.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 3.2 5.0
Robbery 15.9 71.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 34.5 117.4 246.8
Property Crime 718.3 1404.9 2199.5
Burglary 84.8 215.9 376.0
Larceny 583.1 1065.1 1594.6
Car Theft 50.4 123.9 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Fort Lee

White
39.6% (14,657)
African American
1.8% (672)
American Indian
0.2% (76)
Asian
42.5% (15,711)
Hawaiian
0.0% (17)
Other
0.2% (67)
Two Or More
1.3% (484)
Hispanic
14.3% (5,306)
Race Fort Lee NJ USA
White 39.6% 55.8% 61.1%
African American 1.8% 12.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 42.5% 9.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.4% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.3% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 14.3% 19.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Fort Lee, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
7.1% (262,349)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.2% (154,233)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.1% (299,548)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.6% (208,618)
$35,000 to $49,999
7.4% (275,184)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.2% (561,245)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.8% (474,665)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.5% (645,867)
$150,000 to $199,999
10.8% (401,138)
$200,000 or more
11.3% (416,148)
Income Fort Lee NJ USA
Less than $10,000 7.1% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.2% 3.3% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.1% 7.4% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.6% 7.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 7.4% 9.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.2% 14.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.8% 12.1% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.5% 17.5% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 10.8% 9.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 11.3% 13.0% 7.0%

Gender in Fort Lee

Female
53.0% (19,599)
Male
47.0% (17,391)
Gender Fort Lee NJ USA
Female 53.0% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 47.0% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Fort Lee for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (1,109)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (1,109)
High School / GED
17.0% (6,288)
Some College
11.0% (4,068)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (2,589)
Bachelor's Degree
36.0% (13,316)
Master's Degree
16.0% (5,918)
Professional Degree
4.0% (1,479)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (1,109)
Education Fort Lee NJ USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 17.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 11.0% 17.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 36.0% 24.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 16.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 2.0% 1.0%

1 Reviews & Comments About Fort Lee

Overall User Rating
5.0
/5

HomeSnacks User

Low to no crime. The school district is one of the best. Very calm environment. Variety of cultures in one town.

A lot of Korean and Spanish restaurants to eat at.

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