Haworth, New Jersey Real Estate and Community Information

Haworth, New Jersey Real Estate and Community Information

The New York City suburb of Haworth, New Jersey provides both convenience and comfort to its residents, many of whom make the 45 minute commute to Manhattan on a regular basis. In fact, Haworth was named the third best suburb in the United States according to a 2012 listing by Business Insider. With a population of around 3,400, Haworth offers big city convenience without losing a small town touch, and those living in Haworth can take advantage of many important community resources such as great schools, recreational attractions, and commercial opportunities. While the town of Haworth was officially incorporated in 1904, development around Haworth dates back to farming communities that were springing up in the area before the Revolutionary War.

Shopping and Dining

A variety of shopping resources are found around Haworth real estate: the Westfield Garden State Plaza is located about 6 miles away in Paramus, and The Shoppes at Riverside in Hackensack includes a variety of retailers all in one place. For everyday purchases such as groceries and pharmacy items, those residing in Haworth can head to the A&P Food Store on Demarest Avenue in Closter, the Krauszer's Food Store in Dumont, or the CVS in Dumont. Of course, world class shopping opportunities are available to Haworth residents in nearby New York City, and the Outlets at Bergen Town Center and the Cross County Shopping Center in Yonkers provide more shopping resources.

One of the main fine dining options in Haworth is Andiamo Restaurant on Hardenburgh Avenue, where diners can enjoy classic Italian meals in a casual but upscale environment. In Closter, Harvest and Paulie's offer traditional American fare, and The Hungry Peddler in Cresskill is another option. A variety of fast food restaurants are found around Haworth, including Chick-fil-A in Paramus, Wendy's in Hillsdale, Burger King in New Milford, Sbarro in Paramus, and Five Guys in Paramus. There is a Dunkin' Donuts six minutes from Haworth in Dumont and a Starbucks on Closter Dock Road in Closter.

Parks and Recreation

Recreational areas around Haworth real estate include: Centennial Park, Schauble Park, Palisades Interstate Park, and Emerson Woods Preserve. Palisades Interstate Park offers opportunities for hiking, boating, picnicking, and more, and the Emerson Woods Preserve boasts an impressive array of wildlife on several acres of preserved land. Van Saun Park in Paramus includes the Bergen County Zoological Park, and the Haworth Memorial Park provides a variety of recreational attractions for Haworth kids, including a wooden castle playground.

For recreational activities, residents of Hawthorn can visit the Yonkers Recreation Center on Nepperhan Avenue in Yonkers, or Superdome Sports in Waldwick. Additionally, there are several country clubs, tennis clubs and golf courses that provide recreational opportunities to those residing in and around Haworth real estate. These include the Haworth Racquet Club and White Beeches Golf Club.


While the cost of living in Haworth is at 128.3% of the United States average, median household income is also much higher in Haworth than that found in the rest of the state of New Jersey. Median household income in Haworth is at around $133,500, with the median home value in the area at about $718,000. Unemployment is more than one percentage point lower in Haworth than it is in the state of New Jersey overall, attesting to a healthy economy, likely driven by the town's close proximity to the major job and commercial opportunities available in nearby New York City. Despite Haworth's proximity to New York City, the population density within Haworth is only 1,730 people per square mile, giving residents a seclusion that they might not be able to enjoy in many of the surrounding areas.

Schools, Health, and Transportation

Haworth Public School on Valley Road provides elementary and middle school education from kindergarten to eighth grade for students residing in and around Haworth real estate. Upon completion of middle school, Haworth students can attend the Northern Valley Regional High School. Area private schools include: Bergen Center for Child Development, Newbury Academy, Academy of St. Therese, and St. Mary Elementary School. There are many universities and institutions of higher learning located near Haworth, including Manhattan College, CUNY Lehman College, and Yeshiva University.

Health care facilities found near Haworth real estate include the Bergen Regional Medical Center, the Engelwood Hospital and Medical Center, and Hackensack University Medical Center.

Haworth is serviced by New Jersey Transit via bus route 167, which transports commuters to both Port Authority and the George Washington Bridge Bus Terminals in Manhattan. In addition, there is an Amtrak station in nearby Yonkers and several major airports located close to Haworth, including the Newark Liberty International Airport and LaGuardia Airport.


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