Upper Saddle River

Welcome to Upper Saddle River

A gem of tranquility and suburban charm offering high-quality living and excellent education
Encircled by scenic landscapes, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, truly embodies the idyllic suburban life. Nestled within the confines of Bergen County, this borough exudes a captivating allure that seamlessly marries modern amenities with rustic charm. Its reputation as a serene abode is beautifully enhanced by the sense of community that defines this neighborhood.
Rich in history, Upper Saddle River is a place of tranquility that sets the perfect stage for high-quality living. The top-notch schools, desirable residential spaces, and proximity to major city centers make it a prime location for professionals and retirees alike. Adding to its charm is the remarkable affluence reflected in the economic well-being of its residents, a testament to the borough's prosperous nature.

What to Love

  • Pristine suburban neighborhoods
  • Top-tier, highly sought-after schools
  • Quick and easy access to big-city amenities
  • Buyers' paradise with high property value
  • Perfect blend of small-town living and city convenience

Local Lifestyle

With a serene suburban atmosphere close to the exciting buzz of New York City, Upper Saddle River offers a balance that's hard to match. The borough boasts large estates surrounded by well-manicured landscapes, reflecting its penchant for architectural beauty and meticulous care. Around 25 miles northeast of Manhattan, the borough's setting is an idyllic canvas for outdoor recreation activities, including swimming, kayaking, and boating on the scenic Anona Lake, adding to its bucolic charm.

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

Upper Saddle River prides itself on its diverse, high-quality dining options. The Saddle River Inn is one such gem, noted for its exceptional service, cozy ambiance, and ever-changing inventive menu that keeps patrons returning for more. This establishment is renowned for its extensive wine selection, perfect for a romantic dinner or a special night out.
Adding a touch of Italy to the borough is Paola's Kitchen. Renowned for its mouth-watering dishes and exemplary service, this spot offers a unique and delightful dining experience. The ambiance is warm and inviting, perfect for family dinners or a romantic date night.
For more casual fare, Elmer's Deli Grill & Pizza has a reputation for exceptional cuisine. Offering a varied menu and welcoming atmosphere, Elmer's is a favorite among locals and visitors.
Steam Café, with its cozy atmosphere and delectable pastries, is the go-to spot for coffee lovers. The café is a hidden gem, offering a quaint setting and friendly service to complement its tasty offerings.

Things to Do

Upper Saddle River has a wealth of outdoor activities to engage residents and visitors. Hess Park, a local favorite, offers open green spaces, playgrounds, and sporting facilities perfect for family outings or a leisurely day outside.
For more nature-oriented experiences, Lions Memorial Park offers serene walking paths and a beautiful setting for a quiet retreat. The borough's rich history is meticulously preserved and presented by the USR Historical Society, offering unique insights into the borough's past. The Town Library serves as a hub for learning and community activities, making it a central part of Upper Saddle River's vibrant community life.


Upper Saddle River is known for its exceptional education system:
These institutions ensure high-quality education, making the borough a top choice for families.
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Overview for Upper Saddle River, NJ

11,714 people live in Upper Saddle River, where the median age is 44.4 and the average individual income is $106,584. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

44.4 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Upper Saddle River, NJ

Upper Saddle River has 4,000 households, with an average household size of 2.92. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Upper Saddle River do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 11,714 people call Upper Saddle River home. The population density is 1,151.99 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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50.94 / 49.06%

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Schools in Upper Saddle River, NJ

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The following schools are within or nearby Upper 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.
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PreK - 5th
Edith A. Bogert Elementary School
3rd - 5th
PreK - 12th
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The Upper Saddle River Children's Academy
PreK - K
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Robert D Reynolds Primary School
PreK - 2nd
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Emil A. Cavallini Middle School
6th - 8th

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