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Starting at $1,710
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Avalon at Wesmont Station
100 Rosie Sq
Wood-Ridge, NJ
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$1,710
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$2,400
Up to three-bedroom apartments in vibrant complex featuring hangout areas like a fire pit, clubhouse and pool. Bergen Town Center is close by for shopping, as is Woodland Park for some fresh air.
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Starting at $1,335
Updated 7 days ago
The Gardens at Wesmont Station
1 Marion Pepe Drive
Lodi, NJ
1 Bedroom
$1,335
2 Bedrooms
$1,545
An easy commute to New York City. Situated on a 30-acre property, these garden-style apartments offer private entrances and modern updates. On-site free parking with garage options. Near fitness centers.
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Starting at $1,410
Updated 20 hrs ago
160 Terrace Ave
160 Terrace Ave
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ
1 Bedroom
$1,410
Starting at $2,100
Updated 1 day ago
255 Lincoln Place
255 Lincoln Place
Garfield, NJ
3 Bedrooms
$2,100
Starting at $2,100
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352 Paterson Avenue
352 Paterson Avenue
East Rutherford, NJ
3 Bedrooms
$2,100
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Starting at $1,455
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Hackensack Gardens
100 Arcadia Rd Apt. A
Hackensack, NJ
1 Bedroom
$1,455
2 Bedrooms
$1,720
Spacious one-, two- or three-bedroom floor plans come complete with eat-in kitchens and ceramic baths. Easy commutes to New York Metro areas including Manhattan by I-80, trains or buses.
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Starting at $1,925
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Avalon North Bergen
5665 Kennedy Blvd
New York, NY
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$1,925
1 Bedroom
$2,075
2 Bedrooms
$2,540
Sleek apartments near North Hudson Park. Tenants have access to a shuffleboard, pool table and barbecue area. Easy access to the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Station and I-95.
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Starting at $2,085
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Avalon Hackensack at Riverside
414 Hackensack Ave
Hackensack, NJ
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1 Bedroom
$2,085
2 Bedrooms
$2,235
This green community's perfect location allows easy access to Manhattan, Riverside Square Mall and Hackensack River Park. Residents can relax in the hot tub, pool or coffee bar. Apartments feature hardwood flooring and in-unit laundry.
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Starting at $2,015
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The Harper at Harmon Meadow Apartments
100 Harmon Meadow Blvd
Secaucus, NJ
Studio
$2,015
1 Bedroom
$2,215
2 Bedrooms
$2,850
With an on-site business center, clubhouse, gym and pool, this community isn't short on amenities. Apartments include walk-in closets, patios/balconies and in-unit laundry. It's just minutes from The Plaza at Harmon Meadow and Hackensack River.
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Starting at $1,345
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Elmwood Village
24 Mola Boulevard
Elmwood Park, NJ
1 Bedroom
$1,345
2 Bedrooms
$1,731
3 Bedrooms
$2,240
One-, two- and three-bedroom units available. Newly installed pet park and outdoor fitness equipment. Conveniently located near shopping, dining, retail and entertainment venues. Pet friendly.
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Starting at $1,968
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The Union at Lyndhurst
1301 Wall St W
Union City, NJ
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1 Bedroom
$1,968
2 Bedrooms
$2,561
Luxury apartments close to Lyndhurst Town Park with easy access to bus and trains to NYC. Resident lounge with billiards, fitness center, heated outdoor pool! W/D in unit, spacious floor plans and private patio/ balcony.
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Starting at $2,250
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Vermella Lyndhurst
340 Orient Way
Rutherford, NJ
1 Bedroom
$2,250
2 Bedrooms
$2,830
3 Bedrooms
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Easily accessible from I-95 and I-280, these apartments offer it all. With hardwood floors, balconies and nine-footing ceilings, you'll feel at home. Offering an outdoor fire pit and clubroom, there's also a sense of community.
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Starting at $2,096
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Osprey Cove
45 Meadowlands Pky
Secaucus, NJ
Studio
$2,096
1 Bedroom
$2,224
2 Bedrooms
$3,426
Eco-friendly and spacious apartments with views of the Hackensack River. Apartments contain modern features such as walk-in closets, granite surfaces, and air-conditioning. Nearby Highway 495 runs straight into New York City.
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Starting at $1,546
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Hillside Gardens
304 Hillside Ave
East Orange, NJ
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$1,546
1 Bedroom
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Prime location near ShopRite, restaurants, AMC movie theater and more. Easy access to NYC. Gym and parking on premises. Units feature hardwood floors and dishwasher - and furnished units are available.
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Starting at $2,235
Updated 22 days ago
Rutherford Station
201 Railroad Ave
East Rutherford, NJ
1 Bedroom
$2,235
2 Bedrooms
$3,475
Luxury apartments with breakfast bars and spacious layouts. Fully furnished. Residents have access to a dog park, grill area, and playground on-site. Within minutes of public transit and NJ-17.
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Starting at $2,400
Updated 4 hrs ago
29 1st St
29 1st St
Hackensack, NJ
2 Bedrooms
$2,400
Starting at $2,200
Updated 11 hrs ago
1501 76TH ST
1501 76TH ST
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2 Bedrooms
$2,200
Starting at $1,800
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808 MAIN ST
808 MAIN ST
Hackensack, NJ
2 Bedrooms
$1,800
Starting at $1,945
Updated 20 hrs ago
69 Howe Ave
69 Howe Ave
Passaic, NJ
4 Bedrooms
$1,945
Starting at $1,800
Updated 1 day ago
92 Chestnut Street 1
92 Chestnut Street 1
North Arlington, NJ
1 Bedroom
$1,800
Starting at $1,650
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263 Mola Boulevard 2
263 Mola Boulevard 2
Elmwood Park, NJ
2 Bedrooms
$1,650
Starting at $1,750
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6601 COTTAGE AVE
6601 COTTAGE AVE
, NJ
2 Bedrooms
$1,750
Starting at $2,750
Updated 3 days ago
284 Eagle Street
284 Eagle Street
North Arlington, NJ
3 Bedrooms
$2,750
Starting at $1,575
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280 Union Street
280 Union Street
Hackensack, NJ
1 Bedroom
$1,575

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Frankie Muniz, best known for playing Malcolm on the popular sitcom Malcolm in the Middle, was born and raised in Wood-Ridge. A kid genius just like his character, Muniz attended Bugg Elementary in Wood-Ridge, where the cute-as-a-bug, future actor/race car driver was doing fourth-grade schoolwork in first grade.

Wood-Ridge is a small borough in the "Garden State" of New Jersey in Bergen County. It's in the New York-Northern New Jersey- Long Island Metro Area (translation: Wood-Ridge is a hop, skip, and a jump to NYC). At only 1.10 square miles in size, this borough is closely connected with its neighbors -- namely, boroughs such as East Rutherford and Hasbrouck Heights.

Moving to Wood-Ridge

We don't have to be as smart as Malcolm or Frankie to know that with just over a single square mile of total land space in Wood-Ridge, we'll have to include adjacent boroughs in any search for apartments here. Apartment sizes are mainly one to three bedrooms with, three- to four-bedroom single-family homes also on Wood-Ridge's rental market. Townhouses and multiple family houses are other types of property for rent here. The usual suspects -- i.e. credit history, employment proof, and damage deposit -- are needed to rent successfully here.

However, starting to prepare to move to Wood-Ridge as soon as possible is the most important thing to do for a few reasons:

Cost The cost of living here can be substantially higher than the national average and renters only make up about a fifth of the housing market. Ouch! Did that hurt? Sorry, but with Manhattan only a short commute by car, train or bus, you pay for that convenience without having to fork over super high NYC rental rates. That little give and take is more than worth it to most Wood-Ridge folks!

Size

Generally speaking, the rental apartment sizes in New Jersey tend to be at least a little larger than NYC apartments and there are also 3-4 bedroom single family homes for rent in the Wood-Ridge area. So, this adds up to a nice, wide selection of unit sizes -- with one big difference: Studios! Studios aren't very plentiful here, so you'll have to really look to find one, or maybe instead, decide to rent a smaller one-bedroom apartment in the Wood-Ridge area.

Neighborhoods in Wood-Ridge

Question: Can a borough of just over one square mile even have neighborhoods? Short Answer: No!

But, there are key areas in Wood-Ridge sectioned off by major roadways:

Moonachie Avenue: Especially in the areas off of Hackensack Street and also off of Highway 17, there are low-rise apartment buildings on Moonachie (Moon over Moonachie?) -- mainly brick, with one to three-bedroom rental units.

Valley Boulevard: The area around Valley Boulevard, Hackensack Street, and 10th Street has some two-bedroom apartments for rent. Some of these buildings feature balconies and underground parking. When you're in this area, stop by Basile Pizzeria for NY style pizza in NJ (thinner crust, lots of toppings!). Alternatively, try the yummy barbecued wings and ribs at Buffalo's Chicken Shack (the name alone makes it worth the trip!).

Hackensack Street and Holbrook Road: If your home-hunting goal is an apt for rent in a multifamily house, this location may be ideal for your search. You'll also find apartment buildings here with one- to three-bedroom rentals.

Highway 17 and Highway 34: The areas surrounding Highways 17 and 34 have a large mix of shops including food markets, delis and grocery stores. Also try Terrace Avenue for more shops and services.

Living in Wood-Ridge

For stores galore, you could always drive, or hop on a bus or train, to NYC for a day of shopping. A wide range of transportation options are used by many folks in Wood-Ridge. Depending where you find your Wood-Ridge area home, you may be able to walk to Woodland Park. This is a popular place to be in nice weather as it has sports fields, playgrounds, and picnic areas. As you settle into life in Wood-Ridge, be sure to attend the borough's Annual Memorial Day Parade at the end of May, and may you have a great life in this great area!

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