Hackensack, NJ

About Hackensack, NJ Real Estate Market

Hackensack is an inner suburb in New York City, which is a part of Bergen County in New Jersey state. With a population of more than 45,000 people, Hackensack serves as the county seat of Bergen County. The city of Hackensack is located 12 miles away from Midtown Manhattan and 7 miles away from George Washington Bridge.

Before 1921, the city was known as New Barbadoes Township. However, even then, it was informally known as Hackensack by the locals since the 18th century. The legal renaming of the city occurred in 1921 based on the results of a referendum. The name Hackensack is derived from its original inhabitants, the Lenni Lenape.

Being one of the biggest cities in Bergen County, Hackensack has several prominent landmarks. A few of those landmarks are the metropolitan campus of Fairleigh Dickinson University, New Jersey Naval Museum, World War II submarine USS Ling, Bergen County Court House and Hackensack University Medical Center.

The real estate of Hackensack is very diverse, and one can find many residential homes and complexes along Prospect Avenue between Beech Street and Passaic Street. Here, you will find various houses, like single-family houses, large garden apartment complexes and stately older homes. You can find a number of houses for sale in New Jersey in this city.
Population:  43,010
Total Housing Units:  19,375
Single Family Homes:  8,227
General Tax Rate (2021):  3.357%
Effective Tax Rate (2021):  3.015%
Compare To Other Towns

Hackensack Market Indicators


Average Price* (12mo):  $501,355
Homes Sold* (12mo):  138

Hackensack, NJ
12 Month Moving Average

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General Tax Rate (2021):  3.357%
Effective Tax Rate (2021):  3.015%
GENRAL TAX RATE - Hackensack, NJ

Hackensack Schools & Libraries


Public - Grade: PK - 4

105 Grand Ave, Hackensack, NJ 07601
Tel: 201-646-7890

Bergen Acads Hackensack

Public - Grade: 9 - 12

200 Hackensack Ave, Hackensack, NJ 07601
Tel: 201-343-6000

Nellie K Parker

Public - Grade: PK - 4

261 Maple Hill Dr, Hackensack, NJ 07601
Tel: 201-646-8020

5 6 School

Public - Grade: 5 - 6

321 State St, Hackensack, NJ 07601
Tel: 201-646-8170

Middle School

Public - Grade: 7 - 8

360 Union St, Hackensack, NJ 07601
Tel: 201-646-7842

Fanny M Hillers

Public - Grade: PK - 4

56 Longview Ave, Hackensack, NJ 07601
Tel: 201-646-7870

Hackensack High School

Public - Grade: 9 - 12

First & Beech Sts, Hackensack, NJ 07601
Tel: 201-646-7900

Jackson Ave

Public - Grade: PK - 4

Jackson Ave, Hackensack, NJ 07601
Tel: 201-646-7990

St Francis School

Private - Grade: PK - 8

100 S Main St, Hackensack, NJ 07601
Tel: 201-488-8862

Hackensack Christian Schools

Private - Grade: PK - 12

15 Conklin Pl, Hackensack, NJ 07601
Tel: 201-487-7212

Sarkis & Siran Gabrellian Childcare & Learning Center

Private - Grade: PK - KG

30 Prospect Ave, Hackensack, NJ 07601
Tel: 201-996-2987

YCS George Washington School

Private - Grade: Ungra - Ungra

386 Hudson St, Hackensack, NJ 07601
Tel: 201-931-1301

Johnson Free Public Library

274 Main St, Hackensack, NJ 07601
Tel: 201-343-4169
Real estate inventory
Homes : $354,900 - 1,398,000 26 avail
Condos : $149,000 - 480,000 37 avail
Co-ops : $59,900 - 215,000 7 avail
Twnhs : $385,000 - 385,000 1 avail
2-4 Fam : $480,000 - 829,000 12 avail
5+ Fam : $549,900 - 1,400,000 2 avail
Land : $99,000 - 599,999 4 avail
Rentals : $1,500 - 5,000 33 avail
Mixd Use : $549,900 - 1,400,000 3 avail
Com S : -
Com L : -
Biz : $250,000 - 250,000 1 avail

Gold Coast on The Hudson Apartment Buildings
Fort Lee 26 buildings
Edgewater 29 buildings
Cliffside Park 6 buildings
North Bergen 6 buildings
Guttenberg 2 buildings
West New York 4 buildings
Union City 1 buildings
Weehawken 5 buildings
Hoboken 10 buildings
Jersey City 9 buildings


office: 201-760-1100
84 E Ridgewood Ave, Suite 201
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
201-760-1100 (office)
201-760-1102 (fax)

Contact Info


Managing Partner
Broker Associate
646-279-8233 (cell)

Madisom Adams Broker Associate Helena Lobo-Zagorski

The data relating to the real estate for sale on this web site comes in part from the Internet Data Exchange Program of the NJMLS. Real estate listings held by brokerage firms other than Madison Adams are marked with the Internet Data Exchange logo and information about them includes the name of the listing brokers. Some properties listed with the participating brokers do not appear on this website at the request of the seller. Listings of brokers that do not participate in Internet Data Exchange do not appear on this website.
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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