Highlights about River Vale
Rivervale is a township in Bergen County. As the time of writing this, the population of around 10,000 and stretches over an area of 4.275 square miles, bordering Montvale, Park Ridge, Woodcliff Lake, Hillsdale, Westwood, Emerson, Harrington Park, Old Tappan and to the north, Pearl River, New York. With the median real estate value of $619,000, the houses in River Vale are mostly colonial with open layout floors, high ceilings and French doors, giving the perfect vintage aesthetic with a warm accent. The perfect blend for these colonial style homes are walk in pantries, hardwood floors, and kitchens with islands and marble and quartz countertops!
River Vale has a sparse suburb vibe and has a lot of recreational places like cafes, fancy restaurants and beautiful parks. It is surrounded by beautiful parks and exotic greenery and known as the “Garden Spot”! Places like Palisades Interstate Park in Alpine is located only at a distance of 16 mins from River Vale, Wood Dale county park near Wood cliff county lake, and West Vale park, which makes it an excellent location to go for a hike, mountain trailing or for a family picnic! Which is why, River Vale has been listed as one of the best places to raise a family. They say the heart of the home is the kitchen. And with all the beautiful kitchen remodeling in New Jersey and it makes perfect sense.
When it comes to raising a family, it is also very important to keep in mind the kind of schools in the area. Luckily, the River Vale Public Schools are highly rated. The top public schools serving River Vale township are Northern Valley Regional High School, Pascack Hills High School and Pascack Valley High School. Infact, Northern Valley Regional High School was awarded the Blue Ribbon School Award of Excellence.
Besides really good school, another reason that makes River vale perfect for families is the low crime rates making it a friendly neighborhood.
When it comes to the town job market and economy, the annual median household income in River Vale is $131,764, which is pretty high as compared to the average in the US that is $53,482. River Vale earns 8.2% of its revenue from Retail Trade, 7.6% from Manufacturing, 8.4% from finance and insurance, 11% from Educational Services and 13% from health care and social assistance, making educational services and health care the largest job market in the area.
Apart from the housing, attractions, education and economy, a very interesting thing about sets River Vale apart from its neighboring towns of Norwood, Ramsey and Rockleigh, is the fire department. The River Vale Fire Department is actually an All-Volunteer fire department! It says a lot about the town’s friendly and safe environment that the people are helping out with such a noble and highly respected job without expecting to get paid. Despite being only volunteer, the department is staffed by fully trained firefighters, junior firefighters, and fire police.
Over all, River Vale is a simply amazing place to live in, with friendly neighbors, mostly families with children, competitive public schools, community centers and country clubs, exotic greenery, colonial houses and vintage kitchens, which is also why, it was ranked 29 out of 100 in The Best Places to Live by CNN in 2007. Kitchen Infinity also provides kitchen remodeling services in Ridgewood.