East Rutherford

Ask residents of East Rutherford, New Jersey what they like best about life in their borough and they’ll most likely talk about how they can walk to just about everything.

Next on their list will be how quick the commute to work and play is from this charming town. Trains from the Rutherford and Meadowlands Stations and New Jersey Transit buses get folks to work in a jiffy. In fact, the 190 bus in Rutherford runs to the city 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Third on their list? The Meadowlands Sports Complex, of course.

East Rutherford’s 8,913 residents earn a median household income of $62,471, which is lower than the state’s median of $71,637.


East Rutherford, a borough in Bergen County, lies roughly south of Carlstadt and Wallington and north of Rutherford, between the Passaic and Hackensack Rivers.

East Rutherford Schools

Public school students in East Rutherford attend schools administered by the East Rutherford and Carlstadt-East Rutherford Regional School Districts. These schools include:

  • McKenzie School – serves children in grades Pre-K through 5.
  • Alfred S. Faust School – serves 6th through 8th graders.
  • Henry P. Becton Regional High School – serves students in 9th through 12th grade.

Leisure Time Activities

The pride of East Rutherford has to be the Meadowlands Sports Complex which is home to MetLife Stadium, American Dream, the Meadowlands Racetrack and more.  It’s here that residents and visitors to town can enjoy not only professional athletic events but concerts as well.

Most of East Rutherford’s dining and drinking establishments are centered on Park Avenue, downtown. If you’re a food fan get to Sorrento Ristorante, a neighborhood classic, or Annabella's Salumeria E Groceria for food like Mama used to make.

Local government has made a substantial investment in providing parks and open space for East Rutherford residents to enjoy. You’ll find baseball diamonds, football fields, tennis and basketball courts and playgrounds scattered throughout the borough.

Homes in East Rutherford

The East Rutherford real estate market offers more affordable housing options than most of the surrounding towns and boroughs, making it the ideal area for young buyers to purchase a home.

The housing stock is comprised mostly of multi-family dwellings but it does have its share of single-family homes. Most of the homes are older, with the exception of those located in the Carlton Hill neighborhood.

Single-family home prices can range from $300,000 to more than $500,000, while condos and townhomes can run from around $115,000 to the mid-$300,000s. Multi-family home prices in East Rutherford range from $330,000 to the mid-$500,000s.

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