Located in Bergen County in New Jersey, Allendale is a quaint town known for its peaceful environment and beautiful real estate. This small American borough was formed in 1894 by adjoining portions of Wyckoff, Mahwah and Waldwick, with around 7,500 people living here. This borough is named after an American surveyor for the Erie Railroad, Mr Joseph Warner Allen.
Spread across 3.12 square miles, Allendale is surrounded by other municipalities like Ramsey and Saddle River. Allendale is a small borough having a few calm and serene lakes and parks. One such prominent location in Allendale is Celery Farm, which is popular for being a favourite of migratory birds and hundreds of animals. One can spot exotic birds like Bald Eagle and Pileated Woodpecker, apart from various animals like foxes, turtles, rodents and rabbits.
Other popular serene locations in Allendale include Crestwood Park with a man-made lake, Campgaw mountain ski area, The Hermitage, J.A. McFaul environmental centre, John Fell House, Whites Pond, High Mountain park reserve and Haledown Reservoir. Many parts of the New Jersey real estate in this town are also present nearby these locations. While there is no New Jersey Transit bus service operational in Allendale, the borough has New Jersey Transit train service with stations in Allendale Avenue, Myrtle Avenue and Park Avenue.
Average Price reflects the average price of single family homes sold in particular town. It is calculated based on the twelve month moving average (geometric mean).
General Tax Rate is used to determine the amount of real estate tax levied upon a particular property. This rate is used to compute the tax bill.
Effective Tax Rate is used to compare of one district to another district based on the assumption that all districts are at 100% valuation. This rate has been computed by the State of New Jersey Department of the Treasury using County Equalization Average Ratios. This rate is NOT to be used to compute the tax bill.
Homes Sold is the number of single family homes sold in a particular district in the past 12 month period.
Data Source: US Census 2010, NJ MLS, State of New Jersey Department of the Treasury