Fort Lee, NJ


Fort Lee NJ

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FORT LEE

Established in 1904.  Fort Lee is home to the busiest bridge in the world, the George Washington Bridge, connecting New Jersey with New York over the Hudson River, with the upper level opening to traffic on October 25, 1931 with 12 lanes and the lower level on August 29, 1962 with 10 lanes.  Average monthly traffic brings 10-12 million vehicles through the bridge, mostly cars, some buses and trucks.  Fort Lee is the birthplace of American Film Industry and has a rich Revolutionary War history.  New and upcoming luxury residential and office buildings provide residence to more than 37 thousand people.  Community events and services keep families busy, including the community garden, dog park, outdoor ice skating rink, farmers’ market, arts & music festival, holiday tree lightings, Shakespeare in the Park performances and movie nights under the stars & music series in the summer.  Fort Lee is adding a new parking garage, public parks and other initiatives, visibly changing the face of its downtown.  Famous landmarks include the Monument Park, Fort Lee Historic Park, Palisades Interstate Park and Fort Lee Museum.
 

Town Name: Fort Lee   
City Hall: Fort Lee Borough Hall   
Address: 309 Main Street, Fort Lee NJ 07024   
Phone Number: 201-592-3500   
Library Website: http://www.bccls.org  
Water Service: Suez North America   
Gas & Electric: PSE & G   
Distance to NYC: 1 miles   
 
Demographics:
Number of Households: 17,550  
Households with Children: 4,061  
Average Household Size: 2.155  
Annual Residential Turnover: 8.13  

Schools:
Fort Lee Public School District:
2175 Lemoine Avenue, Fort Lee, NJ 07604
Phone: 201-585-4612
http://fortlee-boe.net/

School No. 1 – 250 Hoym St, Fort Lee, NJ 07024, Tel: 201-585-4620

School No. 2 – 2047 Jones Rd, Fort Lee, NJ 07024, Tel: 201-585-4630

School No. 3 – 2405 Second St, Fort Lee, NJ 07024, Tel: 201-585-4640

School No. 4 – 1193 Anderson Ave, Fort Lee, NJ 07024, Tel: 201-585-4650

LFC Middle School – 467 Stillwell Ave, Fort Lee, NJ 07024, Tel: 201-585-4660

Fort Lee High School – 3000 Lemoine Ave, Fort Lee, NJ 07024, Tel: 201-585-4675


 



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Fort Lee Demographics

Population: 37,830

Zip code: 07024

Median Family income:  $70,496

Land area: 2.5 square miles  square miles

Population Density: 14,882 people/sq mi

Median resident age: 45.48 years

Public elementary / middle schools in Fort Lee: 6

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Fort Lee Listing Stats

Lowest price: $1,150

Highest price: $3,490,000

Average price: $397,862

Number of listings: 207