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Real Estate in Dumont, NJ 07628

Located about 10 miles north of the George Washington Bridge, Dumont offers quiet neighborhoods, strong schools, shopping convenience, and plentiful outdoor recreational opportunities that make it an attractive place to raise a family.

Tucked between New Milford, Bergenfield and Cresskill, Dumont offers small-town appeal and a residential community with tree-lined streets and low-key industrial and commercial activity. Well-preserved older homes and new construction across a variety of architectural styles are situated in its peaceful neighborhoods. Expanded amenities and services and some of the finest shopping in the nation are available in nearby Paramus.
 
Dumont was formed in 1894 during a period of borough redistricting and named after Dumont Clarke, the borough's first mayor.

Dumont Population:

17,503

Dumont Median Family income:

$69,450

Dumont Schools:

Schools in Dumont are exceptional and provide education for students in kindergarten through the twelfth grade. There are four public schools, one Catholic school and one private alternative school that offers virtual classes online and weekly teacher visits to students’ homes.

• Grant School (K-5)
• Lincoln School (K-5)
• Selzer School (K-8)
• Dumont High School (9-12)
• St. Mary Elementary (Pre-K-8)
• Newbury Academy (9-12)

Dumont Transportation and Commute:

Dumont is commuter friendly, with proximity to Route 9W and the Palisades Interstate Parkway that gives residents easy access to New York City.

New Jersey Transit bus service and private bus company service is available from Dumont to the George Washington Bridge bus terminal and the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan.

There is no train service in Dumont, but trains are available in nearby River Edge and Hackensack, which offer park and ride stations. Trains ride to Hoboken Terminal with connections via the Secaucus Junction transfer station to New York Penn Station.

Ferry service to Manhattan is available from New York Waterway in Edgewater.

Newark Liberty International Airport and La Guardia Airport are about a 45 minutes’ drive away, and JFK International Airport is about one hour away by car.

Dumont Health Services:

Respected medical facilities and specialty services are available in nearby towns like Tenafly and Englewood.
• Pedimedica
• Tenafly Pediatrics
• Englewood Hospital

Dumont Cultural and Recreational Resources:

The Dumont Board of Recreation Commissioners works year round to provide activities for residents. Programs include a variety of seasonal sports for children, summer programs and special events.

The Dumont parks and playgrounds system is central to its quality of life, and includes its recently improved and most active park, Memorial Park, as well as Berkley Park, Charlie O’Connor Park, Columbia Park, Firefighters Park, and many others.

The Dumont Senior Center offers social and recreational activities all week long, and summertime weekend hours to provide a respite from the heat.

A Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Green Initiatives explores technology, from composting to wind turbines, to educate and engage all Dumont residents in the simple changes in everyday routines that can make their lives and the community greener.

The Dumont Public Library is a member of the Bergen County Cooperative Library System and offers a community center for learning, culture and entertainment.

The Jewish Community Center (JCC) in nearby Tenafly is one of the largest in Bergen County, with sports indoor and outdoor swimming pools, and spaces for cultural events and community recreational activities in a state-of-the-art building about a 10-minute drive from Dumont.

The nearby Demarest Nature Center, Closter Nature Center and Tenafly Nature Center offer woods, ponds, brooks, meadows, and forests are available to explore, and educational and environmental programs are offered, along with a summer program for young people.

Nearby country clubs and golf courses are available for membership to Dumont residents.

Dumont Entertainment:

Shopping nearby in Tenafly, Bergenfield and Cresskill includes stores for everyday needs, from supermarkets to auto repair, as well as specialty shops like boutiques, all located in the business districts separate from residential areas.

The latest films play at Clearview’s Bergenfield Cinema 5 one town away.

The Westfield Garden State Plaza in Paramus, about five miles from Dumont, is the largest mall in New Jersey, with more than 300 upscale shops and boutiques.
 

Bergen County Information

Founded:
1683
  Area:
247 Square Miles
  Population:
909,235
  Largest City: Hackensack
  Median Income:
$79,577
  Median Home Price:
$475,000
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