Dumont, New Jersey Real Estate and Community Information

Dumont, New Jersey Real Estate and Community Information

Nestled within Bergen County, New Jersey is the Borough of Dumont. Established in 1894, the area was named after Dumont Clarke, the first mayor, and is probably best known for its many famous residents: Olivia Goldsmith, author of The First Wives Club; Sean Lissemore, defensive end for the Dallas Cowboys; and Bob Papa, voice of the New York Giants.

Shopping and Dining

With numerous shopping opportunities in Dumont, and the close proximity to New York City, customers have a wide variety of stores and boutiques that are waiting to cater to their every need. Customers looking for a great boutique, should stop by Marcia's Attic, located in nearby Englewood. Marcia's is a trendy shop that carries a great selection of name brand designers. For a store that helps customers get ready for their special occasions, Brielle's Boutiqueis a full service bridal salon that offers plenty of personal touches, and prides itself in offering customers impeccable service with special attention spent on every detail. The Shops at Riverside, in nearby Hackensack, offer many well-known stores such as the Gap, J Crew, and Godiva. Whether you are looking for the perfect outfit for an upcoming special occasion or a wonderful gift, the many shops in the Dumont area are guaranteed to have everything on your list.

After a busy day of working, shopping, or exploring, Dumont real estate agents remark about the plentiful array of dining options. For authentic food that mixes bold flavors and fresh ingredients, give Cuban Eddie's a try - customers are magically transported to Cuba. Another culinary gem can be found at Il Mulino Ristorante, with a menu full of wonderful Italian dishes, and where customers are guaranteed something that pleases their palates. Whether it’s for a casual family meal or an intimate date night location, you will be sure to find what you want in Dumont.

Parks and Recreation

Dumont residents boast about the numerous parks that combine to provide the area with plentiful recreational opportunities. Outdoor enthusiasts love the amount of green space available, whether for bird watching, exercising, or finding a place for the kids to play. Opportunities provided by the parks department include: Dumont Little League; basketball; soccer; the swim club; chess club and men's softball league.


Currently there are 17,479 people that call Dumont home. This is a 1.42% population growth since 2000. Dumont real estate showcases homes with a median cost of $314,000. One of the factors that make Dumont attractive to new residents is that the job growth is positive. Unemployment rates are below the national average as jobs have increased by 1.5%.

Schools, Health, and Transportation

Dumont home owners boast about the high quality education that all students receive here. With a lower student to teacher ratio than the national average, and more money spent per student, Dumont is able to offer superior programs and opportunities to their students. Thanks to five public schools and numerous private schools, Dumont residents have a lot of choices when it comes to educating their children. The area also offers numerous colleges and universities that provide a variety of degrees and post secondary certificates. Fairleigh Dickinson University is located in nearby Hackensack and offers a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate programs.

Expert healthcare is provided by several area hospitals. Valley Health System, in nearby Ridgewood, and the Englewood Hospital and Medical Center are equipped to deal with all of the residents' needs. In addition to internists and family practitioners, doctors are available in a range of useful specialties. Free health screenings and nationally ranked programs combine to provide for the overall wellness of Dumont citizens.


Dumont's proximity to the Palisades Interstate Parkway and the Garden State Parkway improve the transportation accessibility of Dumont residents. The New Jersey Transit provides public transportation to people in New Jersey, New York, and surrounding areas. They offer bus, light rail, and commuter rail services, which makes travel around the area and into New York City affordable and efficient. No matter where the residents want to travel, there are numerous ways to arrive at their destination.


If you are thinking about buying or selling a home, give us a call at (201) 227-2045 or send us an email to explore your options and to find out when is the best time for you to make a move.

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Tami Rapaport
Tami Rapaport
130 Dean Drive
Tenafly NJ 07670