With a scarce population of almost 560, and a total area of 0.976 square miles, Rockleigh is a Borough in Bergen County, NJ and a suburb of New York City. It borders Alpine and Saddle River, two of most expensive residential areas in the US as listed by Forbes, Northvale and Norwood, and shares the same residential characteristics as Alpine when it comes to the quality of lifestyle. Infact, Rockleigh was officially ranked as the 13th best place to live in New Jersey by the New Jersey Monthly Magazine in 2008!
This gives us an idea about how Rockleigh must be full of well crafted and lovely houses and beautiful sites and attractions. Rockleigh is known for low tax residences and an exclusive lifestyle with a median real estate value of $1,875,000. The houses are a fulfilling site for those who love an artistic splendor with their minimalist yet exquisite designs. With a sunny and airy vibe, most of the houses have private driveways, spacious grounds, large living rooms and beautiful kitchens with a pop of color, natural textures and warm accents.Another perk to living in Rockleigh is having large and beautiful grounds that come with the houses. A beautiful outdoor view and a private pool is all one needs for a relaxing day at home especially when Rockleigh is known for its pleasant summer months!
An exciting news for theatre lovers is that Rockleigh is merely a 20 minutes drive from Broadway Street! It is practically a dream for you if you love going to Broadway musicals often. Also located in the vicinity of Rockleigh is Palisades Interstate Park and Rockleigh Woods Sanctuary, packed with beautiful wildlife and a network of Hiking trails for anyone looking to get away from the busy routine and get a refreshing whiff of nature!
Besides the beautiful attractions, Rockleigh has cosy, not too fancy and crowded, comfortable restaurants and cafes.
Coming to the industrial area and job market, there are two major industries in Rockleigh, Home automation and Automobiles providing an annual income of approximately $102,917 and hourly earnings of $47.46. Just like its closely neighboring town of River Vale, around 16% of the population works in Finance and Insurance and 12% is employed in administrative, support and waste management services making them the next biggest job markets in Rockleigh.
Rockleigh is highly rated when it comes to public schools which adds to its real estate and residential value. Students attend the Northvale Public Schools, that are top rated, public schools located in NJ. Rockleigh public schools spend $18,800 per student meanwhile the average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383, making Rockleigh one of the places with the best educational plans in the state!
With its beautiful warm suburban homes and scenic outdoors, Rockleigh is fit for the title of the Best place to live in New Jersey. Because what’s better than a beautiful, a much less crowded neighbourhood with aesthetic and low tax homes, and great educational institutions!