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Haworth, New Jersey
Borough
Borough of Haworth
Garret Zabriskie House
Garret Zabriskie House
Map highlighting Haworth's location within Bergen County. Inset: Bergen County's location within New Jersey
Map highlighting Haworth's location within Bergen County. Inset: Bergen County's location within New Jersey
Census Bureau map of Haworth, New Jersey
Census Bureau map of Haworth, New Jersey
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Bergen
Incorporated February 24, 1904
Named for Haworth, England
Area
 • Total 2.356 sq mi (6.102 km2)
 • Land 1.945 sq mi (5.037 km2)
 • Water 0.411 sq mi (1.065 km2)  17.45%
Area rank 384th of 566 in state
41st of 70 in county
Elevation 39 ft (12 m)
Population (2010 Census)
 • Total 3,382
 • Estimate (2015) 3,470
 • Rank 436th of 566 in state
64th of 70 in county
 • Density 1,739.2/sq mi (671.5/km2)
 • Density rank 308th of 566 in state
58th of 70 in county
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC−4)
ZIP code 07641
Area code(s) 201
FIPS code 3400330540
GNIS feature ID 0885248
Website www.haworthnj.org

Haworth (pronounced HAH-worth) is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 3,382, reflecting a decline of 8 (-0.2%) from the 3,390 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 6 (+0.2%) from the 3,384 counted in the 1990 Census.

Haworth was formed by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 24, 1904, from portions of both Dumont borough and Harrington Township. The borough was named for the historic village of Haworth, England.

In September 2012, Business Insider named Haworth the third-best suburb in America.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough had a total area of 2.356 square miles (6.102 km2), including 1.945 square miles (5.037 km2) of land and 0.411 square miles (1.065 km2) of water (17.45%).

The borough borders the Bergen County municipalities of Closter, Demarest, Dumont, Emerson and Oradell.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 418
1910 588 40.7%
1920 748 27.2%
1930 1,042 39.3%
1940 1,419 36.2%
1950 1,612 13.6%
1960 3,215 99.4%
1970 3,760 17.0%
1980 3,509 −6.7%
1990 3,384 −3.6%
2000 3,390 0.2%
2010 3,382 −0.2%
Est. 2015 3,470 2.6%
Population sources:
1910-1920 1910
1910-1930 1900-2010
2000 2010

2010 Census

As of the census of 2010, there were 3,382 people, 1,110 households, and 962.4 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,739.2 per square mile (671.5/km2). There were 1,136 housing units at an average density of 584.2 per square mile (225.6/km2)*. The racial makeup of the borough was 84.57% (2,860) White, 1.15% (39) Black or African American, 0.00% (0) Native American, 11.89% (402) Asian, 0.00% (0) Pacific Islander, 0.47% (16) from other races, and 1.92% (65) from two or more races. [[Hispanic (U.S. Census)|Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.38% (148) of the population.

There were 1,110 households out of which 43.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 77.3% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.3% were non-families. 11.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.04 and the average family size was 3.31. Same-sex couples headed 4 households in 2010, an increase from the 3 counted in 2000.

In the borough, the population was spread out with 28.3% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 17.1% from 25 to 44, 33.4% from 45 to 64, and 15.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44.2 years. For every 100 females there were 96.6 males. For every 100 females ages 18 and old there were 92.8 males.

The Census Bureau's 2006-2010 American Community Survey showed that (in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars) median household income was $135,694 (with a margin of error of +/- $17,923) and the median family income was $150,093 (+/- $20,623). Males had a median income of $128,958 (+/- $28,633) versus $62,813 (+/- $14,136) for females. The per capita income for the borough was $61,964 (+/- $8,214). About 3.3% of families and 2.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.1% of those under age 18 and 2.7% of those age 65 or over.

2000 Census

As of the 2000 United States Census there were 3,390 people, 1,134 households, and 970 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,732.3 people per square mile (667.8/km2). There were 1,146 housing units at an average density of 585.6 per square mile (225.8/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 87.94% White, 1.21% African American, 9.20% Asian, 0.74% from other races, and 0.91% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.71% of the population.

There were 1,134 households out of which 44.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.7% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.4% were non-families. 12.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.98 and the average family size was 3.25.

In the borough the population was spread out with 28.9% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 23.6% from 25 to 44, 29.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 96.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.8 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $101,836, and the median income for a family was $112,500. Males had a median income of $89,476 versus $49,643 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $45,615. About 1.8% of families and 2.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.4% of those under age 18 and 1.3% of those age 65 or over.

Parks and recreation

  • White Beeches Country Club features 18 holes of golf. It has hosted U.S. Open sectional qualifiers, Met Open qualifiers, and the State Open. The course was built in 1915 and designed by Walter Travis.
  • Haworth Country Club is a private club, featuring 18 holes of golf. Like White Beeches, Haworth has been host to U.S. Open sectional qualifiers. Officially opened in 1965, the original course was designed by designer Toscana Filenti. In 1997, Haworth obtained full ownership of the Country Club's land from the local water company. In 2000, renowned designer Robert Trent Jones Jr. redesigned the course.

Transportation

Roads and highways

As of May 2010, the borough had a total of 23.80 miles (38.30 km) of roadways, of which 19.66 miles (31.64 km) were maintained by the municipality and 4.14 miles (6.66 km) by Bergen County.

The main roads that pass through Haworth are Sunset Avenue and Schraalenburgh Road.

Public transportation

NJ Transit bus route 167 serves the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, and the 186 serves the George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal in Washington Heights, Upper Manhattan.

Rockland Coaches provides service on the 14ET route to the Port Authority Bus Terminal and on the 14K route to the George Washington Bridge Bus Station.


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