Bergen County Launches New Data Resource Website:

Bergen County launched a new data resource website,, for businesses seeking ideal locations and market intelligence. The powerful web portal combines a variety of intuitive, mobile responsive data tools, including a robust GIS mapping system with commercial property database and full-spectrum business intelligence to inform entrepreneurs, executives and corporate site selectors about choosing Bergen County for their business needs.

“At a time when companies are seeking to operate even more efficiently, Bergen County has launched to assist corporate and independent site selectors and others looking for space,” Bergen County Executive James J. Tedesco III recently announced. “Site selection professionals and others can use as a way to easily examine best-place choices for corporate real estate and other facilities from the convenience of their keyboard.”

The site was designed with the help of industry insiders to be easily accessed and navigated. Tedesco explains, “We packed with the kind of vital information that site selection and other professionals need to make informed choices.”

Smart Tools for Smart Decisions

The site utilizes ZoomProspector Enterprise Technology built by industry leader, GIS Planning Inc, to quickly effortlessly gather and present valuable data in clear, concise graphical and text formats. Want to quickly determine the average household income and spending of Bergen County residents? Click on Consumer Expenditures and select from a grid of categories, including consumer spending on apparel, furnishings, gifts, personal care and other categories.

Interactive tools and data infographics are very visual, allowing users to map, chart and graph complex data to make it easy to use. Research can be easily exported, emailed or shared on social media networks. Website visitors will appreciate Bergen County’s Community Profile infographic, Business data tool, Smart Mapping tool, and GIS location analysis tool.

The new website highlights the many reasons Bergen County, NJ offers ideal locations for retail, office and industrial markets:

  • Aaa bond rating from Moodys
  • 15 min proximity to Midtown Manhattan
  • Densely populated – 950,000 residents
  • 500,000 highly skilled labor force pool
  • Median household income is $92,992 – 19% more than the state, 57% more than the nation
  • 66% of our households earn more than the national average each year
  • Bergen’s household expenditures average $84,101 per year
  • 70 diverse towns with multiple housing options
  • 9,000 acres of parks and recreation
  • 73 highly sought after school districts
  • New! American Dream – 3 million square foot entertainment destination
  • Unemployment rate below the state’s and the nation’s
  • Tax base of $170 billion
  • Exceptional higher ed institutions

“This website gives us the ability to tell the whole story of why Bergen County has everything businesses seek, from property to population to greater quality of life. Plus, it provides powerful data tools, supports the business ecosystem and proactively educates potential businesses that are looking to locate here,” explains Donna Spoto, deputy director of the Bergen County Division of Economic Development.

Call Donna Spoto today at (201) 336-6579 to start the conversation. Bergen County welcomes you!

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