Closter is a small town in the northeastern part of Bergen County, NJ. This sparsely populated town in the suburbs of NYC houses a small population of around 8,500 people and radiates an enchantingly rural feel with over 80% homeowners living on their personal properties.
The public schools in Closter including elementary, middle, and high; are all highly rated. In fact, the Northern Valley school district, which is the district that Closter belongs to, was recently rated #2 best school district statewide and #33 nationwide on Niche's Best Schools rankings for 2022. Plus, there are great parks with excellent sports facilities.
Closter, NJ offers great amenities such as a downtown area with newly redeveloped Closter Plaza complete with local diners, coffee houses, unique little shops like nail salons and cafés. The Closter Plaza shopping mall packs a lot of interesting offerings in one place. You can buy whole foods and even Starbucks coffee in here.
Although there is no train service in town, there is a great bus service for mass transit, and being close to 9W, it’s an easy commute to numerous nearby places.