Welcome to Allendale

Discover the charm of small-town living blended with excellent education and a vibrant community life
Nestled within Bergen County, Allendale, New Jersey, emerges as a tranquil borough in the New York metropolitan area. Flaunting its small-town allure amidst suburban vibrancy, Allendale appeals to those who cherish tranquility yet value community living. With excellent schooling facilities, Allendale proves an ideal home for raising a family, further fortified by its thriving downtown area teeming with an array of shops and restaurants.
Allendale's real estate market reflects the high desirability among homeowners, emphasizing the borough's affluent stature and luxurious residential experience. Steeped in the essence of New Jersey living, Allendale carries an undeniably inviting vibe, creating a beautifully intertwined tapestry of history and modern sophistication.

What to Love

  • Ideal family-oriented borough with outstanding schools
  • A vibrant downtown area with easy access to amenities
  • Serene Crestwood Lake, a family summer hotspot
  • Unspoiled beauty at The Celery Farm
  • A top-ranked, sought-after New Jersey town

Local Lifestyle

Allendale gracefully encapsulates a small-town essence within its borough limits, harmoniously paired with the appeal of suburban living. Home to charming abodes that speak of timeless elegance, Allendale stands as an idyllic home for its residents. Coupled with the delight of a quaint downtown area and the convenience of a train transit system, the lifestyle here is as charming as it is practical.
Allendale has the distinct pleasure of being one of the best places to live in New Jersey. A mostly homeowner-populated borough, it offers residents a densely suburban feel, with the public schools scoring high on the desirability scale. From the beautifully preserved homes to the close-knit community, life in Allendale leans towards tranquility without sacrificing the charm of an active social life.

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

In the world of fine dining, Savini Restaurant is a beacon of excellence. The restaurant's pristine ambiance, backed by impeccable service, promises an extraordinary dining experience. Their gastronomic offerings range from well-crafted steaks to seafood delicacies paired with an expertly curated wine list.
For a more casual and lively outing, Allendale Bar & Grill stands as a crowd favorite. With a broad selection of freshly prepared dishes and an extensive drinks menu, this spot guarantees a memorable evening out. The cherry on top is the exciting live music and events that add a layer of charm to your visit.
Mezza Luna Bistro is a culinary jewel in the heart of Allendale. Offering a diverse menu that caters to varying palates, the bistro has earned a reputation for its high-quality, reasonably priced meals, accompanied by excellent service.
No steak enthusiast should miss the Allendale Steakhouse. With a focus on quality and customer service, this eatery offers an unrivaled steak dining experience. The cozy and inviting atmosphere adds an extra touch to your dining experience.
And for a taste of the Mediterranean, Allendale Mediterranean Grill serves as a hub for authentic Mediterranean cuisine, combining fresh, flavorful ingredients with impeccable service.

Things to Do

Allendale boasts natural attractions like Crestwood Lake, a favorite destination for families during the summer. Known for its serene surroundings, Crestwood Lake offers a peaceful retreat for residents seeking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life.
Not too far off is The Celery Farm, a local hotspot frequented in the spring and summer. This nature preserve showcases the beauty of Allendale's local flora and fauna, presenting an excellent opportunity for nature enthusiasts and birdwatchers alike.


Allendale's educational institutions are renowned for their commitment to providing quality education:
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Overview for Allendale, NJ

6,820 people live in Allendale, where the median age is 43.6 and the average individual income is $84,300. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Allendale, NJ

Allendale has 2,213 households, with an average household size of 3.05. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Allendale do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 6,820 people call Allendale home. The population density is 2,202.06 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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47.82 / 52.18%

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Schools in Allendale, NJ

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The following schools are within or nearby Allendale. 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.
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Northern Highlands Regional High School
9th - 12th
Hillside Elementary School
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4th - 8th

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