Closter, New Jersey

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Closter (pronounced KLO-ster) is a Borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 8,383.

Closter, settled in 1704, was formed by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on January 1, 1904, from portions of Harrington Township. On March 29, 1904, Harrington Park was created from portions of Closter, Harrington Township and Washington Township.[8][9]



Closter is located at 40°58′19″N 73°57′52″W / 40.971896°N 73.964368°W / 40.971896; -73.964368.[10]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 3.3 square miles (8.5 km2), of which, 3.2 square miles (8.2 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km2) of it (3.65%) is water.


As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 8,383 people, 2,789 households, and 2,320 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,644.3 people per square mile (1,021.0/km2). There were 2,865 housing units at an average density of 903.7/sq mi (349.0/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 75.32% White, 0.93% African American, 0.10% Native American, 21.56% Asian, 0.81% from other races, and 1.29% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.09% of the population.

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