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Washington Township

Washington Township is located in northeast New Jersey in the Pascack Valley region of Bergen County.  Like most Bergen County cities, Washington Township is an affluent and secure bedroom community.  According To 2007 census estimates, there were 9,670 people living in Washington Township.  Washington Township forms part of the New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island Metropolitan Area.

Residents of Washington Township enjoy nearby access to shopping, dining, recreation and entertainment options.  It is only 15 miles northwest of New York City, offering any amenities that residents cannot find right here in town.  Washington Township is a wonderful upscale community that is ideal for families with children as well as active adults.  Washington offers a variety of housing options for different tastes and lifestyles as well as a variety of parks and open spaces where neighbors can meet and enjoy the outdoors.  Washington has low property and violent crime rates making it a tranquil and peaceful community with genuine small town charm.

Schools in Washington spend almost twice as much ($10,028 per/pupil) as the national average ($6,058 per/pupil).  The student/teacher ratio is low (15:1) and almost 95% of students graduate High School.

The Washington Township Recreation Club offers residents of all ages state of the art swimming facilities including a 50-meter Olympic pool with a 12-foot deep section for diving.  There are tennis and racquetball courts as well as YMCA/YWCA facilities with activities for young and old alike.  Golfers can enjoy their favorite game on several public and private courses nearby.

Real estate in Washington Township consists of apartments, town homes, single-family homes and luxury homes.  Though most homes in Washington Township were built after 1950, it is common to see older historic homes alongside newer construction.  The average cost of a single-family detached home is $644,400.

If you are thinking of buying Washington Township real estate, be sure top check out our most recent listing on our Featured Listings page or search all homes in Washington Township using the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) option.

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