The community has exclusive neighborhoods with high-end homes and custom features to support a unique lifestyle.

Overview for Demerest, NJ

4,977 people live in Demerest, where the median age is 45 and the average individual income is $94,526. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

45 years

Median Age


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Demerest, NJ

Demerest has 1,656 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Demerest do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 4,977 people call Demerest home. The population density is 2,401.51 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

51.05 / 48.95%

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25-64 Years


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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree

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Commute Time

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Schools in Demerest, NJ

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The following schools are within or nearby Demerest. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
School rating
County Road School
PreK - 1st
No rating available
Academy Of The Holy Angels
9th - 12th
No rating available
Demarest Middle School
5th - 8th
Northern Valley Regional High School at Demarest
9th - 12th
Luther Lee Emerson School
2nd - 4th

Welcome to Demarest

A coveted, prosperous community with peaceful luxury neighborhoods.
Located in Bergen County, Demarest, New Jersey, it is a small, close-knit community with easy access to New York City and Manhattan. Residents enjoy the suburban lifestyle, with lush parks and quiet streets, while remaining close to the convenience and excitement of flourishing metropolitan areas.
Demarest is widely known for its excellent schools and affluent atmosphere. The upscale community is a peaceful haven with a small-town feel and luxury living. The community has exclusive neighborhoods with high-end homes and custom features to support a unique lifestyle.

What to Love

  • Prosperous town with community events
  • Friendly locals and an upscale atmosphere
  • Close to fine dining and trendy shops
  • Excellent public and private education

Local Lifestyle

Demarest is a vibrant and welcoming community situated in the heart of Bergen County, close to the Hudson River. It is home to a mix of residents who enjoy the area’s excellent schools, convenient location, and thriving businesses.
The town’s architecture reflects its long history, with a mix of Colonial and modern styles. Locals can enjoy the surrounding communities and find exceptional shopping and dining. Demarest is a prosperous community that provides residents with an excellent lifestyle.

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

Demarest is close to charming towns with elegant shopping and dining options and less than 30 minutes from Manhattan for an evening in the big city. Sear House is a sophisticated dining option with multiple spaces, including a full-service bar, outdoor patio, and private rooms. The restaurant serves artfully plated dishes of prime meat cuts, fresh seafood, and housemade desserts. Locale Restaurant is an eclectic upscale Italian restaurant with a Mediterranean-inspired décor and menu. The charming space features exposed brick, a central bar, and fireplaces and serves signature plates like seared duck, homemade pasta, and veal.
Residents can also visit upscale options near the George Washington Bridge in Englewood Cliffs and Fort Lee. Cliff’s Steakhouse is a luxury dining option with indoor and outdoor seating and natural lighting. The restaurant serves high-quality steaks, seafood, and unique wines. Gayeon is a traditional Korean restaurant with a warm atmosphere and beautiful artwork. The restaurant serves traditional Korean dishes like Korean barbeque, soups, and signature cocktails.

Things to Do

Demarest and surrounding communities have many beautiful and exciting areas to explore and upscale recreational opportunities. Alpine Country Club is a premier country club in the region and a two-time platinum Club of America. The country club is known for its friendly atmosphere and luxury amenities like golf and tennis. The 18-hole course is beautifully designed around nature and provides a challenging game for all skill levels. The club also has Har-Tru tennis courts, a playground, a resort-style pool, and a stately clubhouse with fine dining and a golf simulator. 
The Demarest Nature Center strives to preserve undeveloped land in the community and provide educational programming on conservation and wildlife. The center has walking trails and open lawns and hosts festivals and events throughout the year. Oktoberfest is an annual event at the Demarest Nature Center that features a craft show, local cuisine, live music, and canoe rides. Minutes from Demarest in Alpine is the Palisades Interstate Park. The park spans 2,500 acres along the Hudson River and encompasses stunning features like cliffs and uplands. The park is ideal for hiking, biking, and water activities like kayaking and fishing.


Northern Valley Regional School District serves high school students in Demarest. The district has received many awards for its academic programs, technology applications, and student achievements. Demorest Borough School District serves kindergarten through eighth-grade students in the community.

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Around Demerest, NJ

There's plenty to do around Demerest, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Walking Score
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Bistro House, Haworth Wine & Spirits, and Coco Jolie.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.76 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.73 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.3 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.33 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.96 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.23 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

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