Palisades Park, New Jersey

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Palisades Park is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 17,073.

The Borough of Palisades Park was created by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 22, 1899, from portions of Ridgefield Township. A portion of its area was taken by Fort Lee in April 1909.[6][7]

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Geography

Palisades Park is located at 40°50′45″N 73°59′41″W / 40.845742°N 73.994795°W / 40.845742; -73.994795 (40.845742, -73.994795).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.3 km2), of which, 1.2 square miles (3.1 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km2) of it (4.72%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 17,073 people, 6,247 households, and 4,447 families residing in the borough. The population density was 14,112.4 people per square mile (5,447.9/km2). There were 6,386 housing units at an average density of 5,278.6/sq mi (2,037.7/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 48.27% White, 1.38% African American, 0.19% Native American, 41.09% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 5.80% from other races, and 3.24% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 16.48% of the population.

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