Woodcliff Lake

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An idyllic suburban oasis with exemplary educational opportunities and convenient proximity to New York City
Woodcliff Lake, nestled in the heart of Bergen County, New Jersey, offers an idyllic suburban living experience with its quaint, tree-lined streets and a sense of community that's as inviting as it is welcoming. The town has witnessed subtle growth over the years, building upon its inherent charm and desirable location. The residential area, with its expansive lots, allows for space and privacy, an attribute much sought after in the bustling tri-state area.
This serene borough also lends its name to a picturesque reservoir that predominantly resides within its limits, creating a tranquil backdrop to the Woodcliff Lake community. While it shares a part of its southern edge with the neighboring Hillsdale, the reservoir is a defining feature of the borough's majestic landscape.

What to Love

  • Tranquility within a coveted neighborhood
  • High-performing school district
  • Desirable and sought-after residential area
  • Convenient proximity to the New York City hustle
  • A sublime blend of city proximity and small-town tranquility

Local Lifestyle

Steeped in a peaceful suburban atmosphere yet conveniently close to New York City, Woodcliff Lake is indeed the best of both worlds. The borough's rich agrarian history, once home to famed farms like Tice Farm and Van Riper’s Farm, has transitioned over the years into a residential haven with some commercial development, the most notable being the North American headquarters of BMW.
The farmland charm may have faded into history, replaced now by modern amenities like a Whole Foods market and Tice’s Corner Marketplace, but the bucolic allure remains undiminished. Residences are set on generous lots, surrounded by lush greenery that speaks to New Jersey's proud title as the "Garden State.” A vibrant community spirit can be seen in the local parks and recreational department, with its popular summer camp and memberships to the town's Old Mill pool complex and tennis courts.

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

At the heart of Woodcliff Lake's retail scene is Tice's Corner Marketplace. This unique shopping destination offers an alluring blend of high-end fashion and some wonderful dining options. The ambiance is both enticing and friendly, making it an unforgettable shopping experience.
Equally impressive is the Wegmans Shopping Center, a meticulously maintained shopping haven that caters to every consumer's needs. From groceries and household items to clothing, several great exercise options, great restaurants and of course our local Starbucks., this shopping center is a tribute to convenience, with its most notable highlight being the Wegmans supermarket with its extensive fresh produce, wonderful bakery and fresh baked bread bar .
For a serene retreat, The Woodcliff Lake Reservoir Causeway offers breathtaking views, perfect for a leisurely stroll or a bike ride, while the Old Mill Swim Pond promises a refreshing escape amidst crystal clear waters. For those who enjoy outdoor recreation, Wood Dale Park offers a variety of activities, from children's playgrounds to hiking trails, all set in the backdrop of stunning scenery.

Things to Do

Woodcliff Lake boasts a vibrant calendar of community activities. The Memorial Day Parade, an annual tradition, is a testament to the borough's unity and patriotic spirit. With local school bands, community organizations, and veterans participating, it's a day filled with respect, remembrance, and celebration.
The Fall Harvest Festival is another cherished event that captures the essence of Woodcliff Lake's farming roots. This festival offers an array of family-friendly activities, making it a wonderful way to engage with the community and enjoy the crisp autumn air.
Woodcliff Lake is home to an exemplary school district, offering high-quality education to its residents:
Commuting for education or work to New York City is also convenient, with the Woodcliff Lake train providing direct connectivity to Hoboken and Secaucus exchange.
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Overview for Woodcliff Lake, NJ

6,112 people live in Woodcliff Lake, where the median age is 45.1 and the average individual income is $78,524. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

45.1 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Woodcliff Lake, NJ

Woodcliff Lake has 2,021 households, with an average household size of 2.98. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Woodcliff Lake do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 6,112 people call Woodcliff Lake home. The population density is 1,810.38 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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46.96 / 53.04%

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Schools in Woodcliff Lake, NJ

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The following schools are within or nearby Woodcliff Lake. 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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Dorchester Elementary School
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