Know that Tenafly has a reputation for satisfying all types of homebuyers and residents.

Welcome to Tenafly

A prestigious and close-knit community offers tons of modern amenities for residents to enjoy.
Regarded by many as one of the best places to live in New Jersey, Tenafly is a neighborhood that truly has something for everybody. This suburb of New York City provides residents with a peaceful and relaxing oasis that feels worlds away from the hustle and noise of the Big Apple. Home to one of the state’s highest-income communities, neighborhoods, and homes in Tenafly reflect the exclusive and prestigious nature of its residents. Communities here are extremely private, safe, and well-maintained, leading residents to spend plenty of time outdoors and exploring their communities. Homes here vary in appearance, but all are breathtaking and extremely impressive. Some homes are modern, while others reflect a more traditional style with tons of grand details. Regardless of which home style you prefer, know that Tenafly has a reputation for satisfying all types of homebuyers and residents. 
Locals here tend to live a luxurious and social lifestyle. This area is extremely welcoming, so many neighbors are friendly with each other and are engaged with their communities. Locals in general also tend to be very pleased with the area and its offerings, as there are tons of parks, restaurants, and shops in the area. Residents can often be spotted enjoying Mediterranean dishes at Tavlin, indulging in hearty dishes at Tenafly Classic Diner, or engaging in a spirited celebratory dinner at the sophisticated Brasserie Tenafly. Besides enjoying some of the best food New Jersey has to offer, residents can also be found taking in the area’s natural beauty. Tenafly Nature Center is one lovely nature-preserve that is perfect for exploring as the seasons change, and Greenbrook Nature Sanctuary is another wonderful place for guests to learn about the area's natural ecosystem and the conservation efforts needed to protect it. Other common hobbies of locals include visiting the incredible African Art Museum or gathering with friends at the Knickerbocker Country Club. For residents looking to get out of the area and into a lively city scene, the nearby metropolis of NYC is easily accessible and features world-class shopping, dining, and entertainment. 
Tenafly is also home to a variety of well-respected schools. One popular option among families is Mackay Elementary School. Providing a nurturing environment for young students, Mackay is an exceptional institution where students can receive a solid academic and personal foundation. Other outstanding schools in the area include Maugham Elementary School, Tenafly Middle School, and Tenafly High School

Overview for Tenafly, NJ

15,307 people live in Tenafly, where the median age is 41.9 and the average individual income is $83,090. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

41.9 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Tenafly, NJ

Tenafly has 4,981 households, with an average household size of 3.05. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Tenafly do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 15,307 people call Tenafly home. The population density is 3,337.52 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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50.51 / 49.49%

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Schools in Tenafly, NJ

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The following schools are within or nearby Tenafly. 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.
School rating
J Spencer Smith School
K - 5th
Malcolm S Mackay School
K - 5th
Tenafly Middle School
6th - 8th
PreK - 1st
No rating available
9th - 12th
Ralph S Maugham School
K - 5th
Walter Stillman School
PreK - 5th
Academy Of Our Lady Of Mt Carmel
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Tenafly Chabad Academy
PreK - 8th
No rating available

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