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Statistics & Facts

The New Jersey state capital is Trenton.
The population of Hackensack is approximately 43,525 (2002), 43010 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 17,705 (1990), 18142 (2010).
The amount of land area in Hackensack is 10.665 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Hackensack is 4.6 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.486 sq kilometers.
The distance from Hackensack to Washington DC is 212 miles.
The distance to the New Jersey state capital is 59 miles. (as the crow flies)
Hackensack is positioned 40.88 degrees north of the equator and 74.04 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Hackensack elevation is 22 feet above sea level.
Hackensack median income is $ 49,316 (2000).
The Hackensack median home price is $ 187,300 (2000).
Hackensack average annual precipitation is 47.6 inches peryear.
Hackensack average annual snowfall is 27.7 inches per year.
The average winter temperature is 31.1 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 51.8 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 76.1 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 55.8 degrees F.


in northeastern New Jersey, in the Bergen-Passaic area. Other nearby communitiesinclude Maywood, Bogota, Rochelle Park, Lodi, Teterboro, Hasbrouck Heights, Teaneck and Ridgefield Park. New York City is about 15 miles from Hackensack.
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History & History Related Items

Hackensack was named for Lenni Lenape Chief Oratam, also known as "Segamore of Hacquinsacq." He deeded the land here to the first settlers in 1664.
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The New Jersey Naval Museum
78 River Street
Hackensack, New Jersey
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Hackensack City Government

City of Hackensack

Hackensack City Clerk
65 Central Ave Fl 1
Hackensack, NJ 07601-4202
Phone: 201-646-3941
City Manager: 201-646-3901

Hackensack General Information
65 Central Ave
Hackensack, NJ 07601-4202
Phone: 201-646-3900


Hackensack is the county seat of Bergen County

Bergen County Clerk
Justice Center
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone: 201-646-2101

Hackensack Chamber

Hackensack Chamber Of Commerce
5 University Plaza Drive
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone: 201-489-3700
Fax: 201-489-1741

Hackensack Organizations

Hackensack Chamber Of Commerce
5 University Plaza Drive
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone: 201-489-3700
Fax: 201-489-1741

Hackensack Libraries

Johnson Public Library
274 Main St
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone: 201-343-4169
Fax: 201-343-1395
Reference: 201-343-4791
Reference Fax: 201-457-1213

Hackensack Schools

Hackensack Board Of Education
355 State St
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone: 201-646-8000
Fax: 201-646-7827

Hackensack High School
First & Beech Streets
Hackensack, New Jersey 07601-2499
Voice: (201) 646-7900
Fax: (201) 646-7922
BBS: (201) 342-5659 Hackensack


The population of Hackensack was:
1990 - 37,049
2000 - 42,677
2002 - 43,525

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