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New Milford is a borough in Bergen County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named for Milford, PA
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New Jersey named New Milford. For links to other places called New Milford, NJ, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of New Milford is 40.935N. The longitude is -74.019W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 30 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 16,367.
Sections below provide additional information and links about New Milford demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Bergen County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Bergen-Passaic area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 07646 ZIP code.
12% of New Milford residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the New Milford ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in New Milford was $29,064, compared with $21,587 nationally.
32% of New Milford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in New Milford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $729. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,848.
Libraries in New Milford include New Milford Public Library ... View libraries
Bergen County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our New Milford political report.
The average commute time for New Milford workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in New Milford between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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