Little Ferry, New Jersey

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Little Ferry is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 10,800.

Little Ferry was formed on September 18, 1894, from portions of both Lodi Township and New Barbadoes Township, at the height of Bergen County's "Boroughitis" phenomenon then sweeping through Bergen County.[6][7]

New Jersey Monthly magazine ranked Little Ferry as its 35th best place to live in its 2008 rankings of the "Best Places To Live" in New Jersey.[8]



Little Ferry is located at 40°50′58″N 74°02′27″W / 40.849338°N 74.040868°W / 40.849338; -74.040868 (40.849338, -74.040868).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.4 km2), of which, 1.5 square miles (4.0 km2) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.4 km2) of it (9.47%) is water.


As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 10,800 people, 4,366 households, and 2,785 families residing in the borough. The population density was 7,075.2 people per square mile (2,725.4/km2). There were 4,449 housing units at an average density of 2,914.6/sq mi (1,122.7/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 68.76% White, 4.71% African American, 0.15% Native American, 17.10% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 5.75% from other races, and 3.47% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 15.19% of the population.

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