Glen Rock

Unveiling the heart of suburban living in northern New Jersey

Welcome to Glen Rock

Glen Rock is a suburb less than 25 miles from New York City and is a popular choice for commuters in search of a suburb close to Manhattan. Glen Rock also provides a top-rated school system and a downtown core that keeps visitors coming back for more. Guests and residents alike can explore charming boutiques, dine at highly-rated restaurants, and enjoy a welcoming community atmosphere.
For those moving from NYC or relocating from another state, Glen Rock is the epitome of suburban allure. With its perfect blend of city access and small-town charm, Glen Rock offers a harmonious and fulfilling life to all who call it home. 

What to Love

  • The Thielke Arboretum of Glen Rock
  • The Glen Rock Pool & Dog Park
  • An easy commute to New York City
  • A charming downtown with shops and restaurants
  • Top rated school systems

Local Lifestyle

Glen Rock exudes a quintessential suburban charm, characterized by a warm and friendly ambiance. Its laid-back yet vibrant personality sets the stage for a close-knit community where neighborly connections flourish. Glen Rock strikes a harmonious balance between serenity and accessibility to urban amenities, providing residents with the best of both worlds.
This laid-back vibe benefits Glen Rock by promoting a strong sense of community, where people genuinely care for one another. It encourages residents to engage in local activities, from supporting downtown businesses to participating in community events. Ultimately, the town's welcoming feel enhances the overall quality of life for those who call Glen Rock home.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Residents and visitors can flock to highly-rated establishments in Glen Rock, like the Glen Rock Inn for hearty meals, Wilke's Deli for deli sandwiches, and Honey Day Cafe for artisanal coffee and pastries. Stone & Rail offers a cozy spot for craft cocktails and live music, while Trackside Deli is a local favorite for a quick bite. For boutique shopping, Creative Den Boutique and Morningside Gifts offer unique finds. The community spirit thrives here, making Main Street a cherished gathering place where people come together to savor good company and delightful experiences.

Things to Do

Glen Rock has a diverse range of activities and events that cater to residents of all ages. During the summer months, the Glen Rock Pool is the place to be. This family-friendly oasis features a large swimming pool, a separate kiddie pool, water slides, and a snack bar, making it the perfect spot to cool off, soak up the sun, and socialize with neighbors. For four-legged family members, the Glen Rock Dog Park is a fantastic spot that allows dogs to run and play off-leash while owners mingle. 
Nature enthusiasts can explore the Thielke Arboretum, a hidden gem offering scenic walking trails, gardens, and educational programs. It's an ideal place for an afternoon stroll, birdwatching, or simply unwinding out in nature. Meanwhile, the Glen Rock Street and Craft Fair is an annual event that transforms the downtown core into a bustling marketplace. Local artisans, food vendors, and live entertainment converge to create a vibrant atmosphere where residents can shop for unique crafts, indulge in delicious treats, and enjoy live music.
Glen Rock's Fourth of July Parade is another beloved tradition with colorful floats and live music, while the Glen Rock Family Fun Fair, held in early fall, offers thrilling rides, games, food stalls, and entertainment for the whole family. In Glen Rock, the local community comes alive through a myriad of engaging events, ensuring that there's always something exciting to do no matter the time of year.


Glen Rock is served by the Glen Rock Public Schools District, which is highly esteemed for its top-rated schools, committed educators, and passion for preparing students for success.
  • Alexander Hamilton School
  • Clara E. Coleman School
  • The Central School
  • Glen Rock Middle School
  • Glen Rock High School

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.


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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
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Alexander Hamilton School
K - 5th
9th - 12th
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Clara E Coleman School
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