Woodcliff Lake INFORMATION

Population: 5,991

Male 48% Female 52%
Married 75%
Single 25%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Woodcliff Lake has a very low population density. Woodcliff Lake is perfect for those who like a quiet city.

1,799 Woodcliff Lake
27,441 New York

City Info

Woodcliff Lake, NJ is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 10/10 and an overall value of 9/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Woodcliff Lake has a population density of 1,799, with 5,991 current residents.

Out of the 5,991 current residents, 48% are male and 52% are female. 75% of the residents are married and 25% are single.



Air quality

Bad air quality


  • 58% Sun
  • 47% Rain
  • 28% Snow


50°F average temperature

  • 42 years Median home age
  • $688,350 Median home price
  • -4.37% Home appreciation rate
  • 21.97% Annual property tax
  • 93.8%
    Homes owned
  • 4.7%
    Homes rented
  • 1.4%
    Homes vacant


As for living in Woodcliff Lake, the air quality is 15% and the weather, on average, is 58% sunny, 47% rainy, and 28% snowy. The average temperature is 50°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Woodcliff Lake, you should know that 93.8% of homes are owned while 4.7% of homes are rented, and 1.4% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $688,350, the median age of homes is 42 years, the annual home appreciation is -4.37% and the annual property tax is 21.97%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Democrat Democrat


When looking at the community of Woodcliff Lake, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Woodcliff Lake’s crime rate is 2 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Woodcliff Lake is 42 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 54.19% Democratic, 44.75% Republican, and 1.06% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:12


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 96%
    High school diploma
  • 6%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 31%
    Bachelors degree
  • 27%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at Woodcliff Lake, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 7.90% of residents are unemployed in Woodcliff Lake (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Woodcliff Lake residents: 26.9% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 30.40% are in the arts and sciences field, 5.5% are in the customer service field, 30.6% are in the sales field, 0.00% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 3.5% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 3.1% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:12. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 96.21%, 5.98% of residents have an associate’s degree, 31.37% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 26.89% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in Woodcliff Lake, you should be aware that the average commute time is 35 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Woodcliff Lake have a few different options. 76% of commuters use their own cars, 8% of commuters carpool, 7% of commuters use the transit system, and 7% of residents work from home.

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