Saddle River is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough’s population was 3,152, reflecting a decline of 49 (-1.5%) from the 3,201 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 251 (+8.5%) from the 2,950 counted in the 1990 Census.
Saddle River is one of the wealthiest small municipalities in the United States and was ranked 9th in New Jersey in per capita income as of the 2010 Census.
Despite being fairly close to Manhattan, a bucolic atmosphere pervades in town, due in part to a minimum zoning requirement of 2 acres for homes. The borough contains both newer mansions and stately older homes on vast tracts of land.
While sharing the same zip code as Upper Saddle River, they are two separate towns. Upper Saddle River has 3x the number of homes and does not have the 2 acre zoning requirement for homes.