Welcome to Edgewater

A safe and peaceful waterfront borough along the Hudson River
Founded in 1894, Edgewater was the first established colony in Bergen County. Once known as a quiet, rural village dotted with luxury hotels, the borough saw fast industrialization in the early 1900s and is now a booming residential area of New Jersey.
A 3.5-mile stretch of land along the Hudson River's west bank, Edgewater is known for its proximity to the city and stunning views of Manhattan. Not only is it easily accessible to all the magnetic elements of New York City, but Edgewater also offers local attractions that make living here desirable. Parks and green spaces abound, with scenic trails winding through nearby ravines. Residents can enjoy a mild climate most of the year, with temperatures rarely dipping below freezing during wintertime.
As an enclave of sophisticated urban living, the predominant housing architecture includes luxury condominiums and single-family homes constructed by renowned architects who have left their mark on the area. There's something to please everyone, whether they're looking for luxury condominiums or waterfront estates with views that stretch far beyond the Manhattan skyline. With such a strong sense of community, Edgewater has been home to many generations of families and residents who remain loyal to this part of New Jersey for its historical charm and natural beauty.

What to Love

  • Cinema-like views of the New York City skyline
  • Accessibility to major cities like Hoboken and Manhattan
  • Chic urban storefronts, cozy cafes, and quirky art galleries

Local Lifestyle

As an upscale water-side community, Edgewater exudes luxury and sophistication. It offers a wide array of recreational activities that accentuate its aesthetic beauty and serve as a source of entertainment. There is no shortage of prospects to explore, from exciting restaurants to numerous parks lining the Hudson River. Locals enjoy evenings out at high-end lounges and take in New York's iconic skyline as they stroll along the waterfront. This exclusive escape provides a much-needed respite from busier cities nearby, offering peace and quiet by the water with straightforward access to NYC and Hoboken. In addition, the ambiance afforded to Edgewater ensures new and long-time residents experience an unparalleled level of pleasure that prospers from the crème de la crème establishments within this gem on New Jersey's coast.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

If you're looking for a way to spend your time in Edgewater, New Jersey, look no further than City Place at the Promenade. With an array of restaurants and upscale shopping experiences, this is undoubtedly the place to go. Shop 'til you drop at Ambience Boutique, a ladies' shop dedicated to supplying women with high-end, fashionable clothing, flawless designs, and contemporary apparel from the latest designers. Whether you describe your style as sophisticated and metropolitan or free-spirited and bohemian, you are guaranteed to find fashions you will love at Ambience.
Located only minutes from City Place, SoJo Spa Club is a re-envisioned Korean bath house serving as an oasis. The vast, multi-story, cutting-edge relaxation complex was meticulously planned to be an all-encompassing sanctuary for rest, renewal, and relaxation — and boy, does it deliver. Guests have access to various pools and restorative baths thoughtfully designed to promote relaxation, along with several sauna rooms, an infinity pool with views of NYC, and dedicated lounge spaces. After indulging in the spa's various amenities, visitors can escape their stress by utilizing world-class body treatments or taking advantage of the fitness center, food hall, coworking space, or boutique hotel. In other words, one can enjoy the ultimate luxurious experience without ever having to leave the premises!
If world-class dining is what you're after, make a reservation at The River Palm Terrace. Renowned as a premier Bergen County steakhouse, this fine dining establishment has served New Jersey for nearly 40 years with top-of-the-line steaks, seafood, and sushi.

Things to Do

Edgewater is full of incredible activities and places to explore. From the picturesque Pier 115, which allows visitors to enjoy gorgeous views of the NYC skyline with a mouthwatering meal, to Veterans Field Park and its numerous walking trails and open green spaces, the city is bursting with things to do.
For those who prefer luxury over the outdoors, The Yacht Club is located on one of New Jersey's highest points along the Hudson River. Here, you can enjoy breathtaking sunsets over sumptuous steak dinners or cocktails in their chic setting. No matter what your preference is, Edgewater has something special for everyone!

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Overview for Edgewater, NJ

12,890 people live in Edgewater, where the median age is 35.3 and the average individual income is $74,985.87. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Edgewater, NJ

Edgewater has 6,046 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Edgewater do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 12,890 people call Edgewater home. The population density is 13,274.14 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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50.23 / 49.77%

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