Located in Bergen County, the borough of Demarest is located west of exclusive Alpine. Geographically 3 miles NW of the city of Yonkers and close to New York City at 15 miles, Demarest has a population of approximately 4,800 residents, and a large number are college educated. A short drive down Closter Dock Road leads one to the Hudson River. Access to the Palisades Parkway is 12 minutes away. This affluent community has a small town feeling, a historic train station, and the finest schools right in the town. With the commute to New York City so easy, Demarest offers a peaceful respite from the busy life.


Schools in Demarest are known for their educational values and instill in the children integrity, strong self esteem, creativity and ethical considerations. Diverse and supportive, the Demarest schools will provide your child with the education and values to succeed. Elementary schools include St. Joseph's Sacred Heart School, Luther Lee Emerson School and Country Road School. Demarest Middle School and Northern Valley Regional High School are the choices for more advanced education. Colleges in the area include Bergen Community College and Fairleigh Dickinson in Teaneck, New Jersey.

Demarest is interested in preserving nature and protecting open space; the Demarest Nature Center educates a full range of ages as to the environment and its protection. In October, an arts and crafts fair takes place, as Oktoberfest happens at the duck pond at the Nature Center. One can also walk the trails during the seasons to enjoy the nature sanctuary here.

Demarest is country living at its finest, with beautiful homes close to nature, wooded views and wildlife out the abundant windows. Homes contain the latest amenities and technology, with the charm that makes Demarest a place to call home.

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