The annual guide to living in Bergen County, NJ, compiled by the editors of (201) Magazine, Bergen's first and only monthly magazine.
As editor Amelia Duggan writes in her introduction: "For those of you who are moving in or even thinking about moving into the area, this is the comprehensive guide to the 70 vibrant communities that can be found in our county. In our community profiles, we have compiled information on housing markets, educational systems, dining and local shopping, in addition to what it’s like to live and work in these towns. We also spotlight some of the businesses, cultural centers, parks and restaurants that were chosen by readers of (201) Magazine as "Bests of Bergen."
"Bergen can boast its status as a premier retail region in the country with a combination of major malls and quaint, downtown shopping districts. Top-notch corporations also like to call Bergen home with headquarters scattered throughout the county. Among them are Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Volvo and Jaguar Land Rover in the luxury auto industry. Benjamin Moore and Unilever, Samsung, Stryker Orthopaedics and BD also call the county home. Beyond business and industry, Bergen has a breadth of cultural and recreational activities, not to mention proximity to New York City and convenient mass transit. It’s an ideal location to live and work.
"We invite you to get acquainted with Bergen and discover all the wonderful opportunities this extraordinary county has to offer.