Glen Rock

Looking for a Home in Glen Rock? Here’s What You Should Know

Welcome to Glen Rock

Looking for a Home in Glen Rock? Here’s What You Should Know


Yes, there is an actual rock in the heart of Glen Rock, NJ. It’s a boulder to be exact, weighing in at well over 500 tons and believed to be deposited by a glacier about 15,000 years ago. It was even used by Native Americans as a trail marker and for signal fires. More history awaits you in this charming Bergen County borough, along with plenty of other perks.


It’s all about location location location, and residents of Glen Rock are quick to point out that everything you need is just a few minutes away.  In addition, commuters and visitors can get into Manhattan by train in about an hour.


Population-wise, Glen Rock provides the perfect balance of small-town atmosphere but with plenty of room to live, play, and work. With a diverse architectural array of homes, you’re bound to find the style you love whether it’s older ranches, cape cods and split-levels, to more modern colonials and updated bilevels. Potential buyers will also enjoy a wide price range when shopping for homes, making Glen Rock an attractive choice for families or young couples planning for the future.


Another benefit of raising a family in this tree-lined suburb is the walkability of the town. All four elementary schools are in walking distance within each neighborhood, so you typically won’t find school buses driving around Glen Rock. Equally as appealing for a stroll is the quaint downtown area along Rock Road, where you’ll find the namesake boulder along with several shops and eateries featuring pizza, sushi, sandwiches, sweets and even vegan cuisine. For American fare, the local bar and grill where “everyone knows your name” is the Glen Rock Inn, a great spot for craft beers, late night snacks, and a variety of live entertainment every weekend.


The community dynamic is highly supportive and passionate about education. Along with the four grade schools, Glen Rock hosts a middle and high school, as well as several private school options. Parents are very much involved, and students here continuously score well above state averages on standardized tests. The high school athletics boasts several championships under their belt, including five consecutive football sectional titles, a long list of girls’ soccer titles, amongst others. 


If Glen Rock sounds like your perfect fit, call real estate agent Maryanne Elsaesser. Her decades of experience both selling and buying homes in Bergen County, as well as the fact that she calls Bergen County home, make her the ideal choice to guide you through any transaction. Browse Glen Rock homes for sale, and when you find one you like, contact Maryanne to schedule a showing!


About Maryanne:

Maryanne Elsaesser is known for individualized strategic planning and solving complex matters with calmness. Her clients say she is a "brilliant negotiator," tenacious, helpful, smart, creative, focused and has an amazing ability to read people. Consistent hard work puts Maryanne in the top 1% of brokers in the country. Maryanne is well-versed in contractual elements and understands the intricacies of navigating the most profitable net gain in each transaction. She can be reached at 551.206.9264 or [email protected].

Overview for Glen Rock, NJ

12,098 people live in Glen Rock, where the median age is 38.2 and the average individual income is $69,106. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

38.2 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Glen Rock, NJ

Glen Rock has 3,630 households, with an average household size of 3.33. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Glen Rock do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 12,098 people call Glen Rock home. The population density is 4,474.98 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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51.22 / 48.78%

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Schools in Glen Rock, NJ

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The following schools are within or nearby Glen Rock. 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.
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Glen Rock Middle School
6th - 8th
Alexander Hamilton School
K - 5th
9th - 12th
PreK - 5th
K - 5th
Clara E Coleman School
K - 5th
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