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Pompton Lakes is a borough in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 11,097, reflecting an increase of 457 (+4.3%) from the 10,640 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 101 (+1.0%) from the 10,539 counted in the 1990 Census. Pompton Lakes was formed as a borough on February 26, 1895, from portions of Pompton Township, based on the results of a referendum held three days earlier. Pompton Lakes was the first borough to be formed in Passaic County, as the "boroughitis" that had struck elsewhere hit the county. The newly formed borough did not acquire territory from more than one township, which would have entitled Pompton Lakes to a seat on the Board of chosen freeholders. The borough was named for the Pompton people, who lived in the area. An outer-ring suburb of New York City, Pompton Lakes is located approximately 20 miles (32 km) northwest of Midtown Manhattan. From the higher mountains in and around the borough one can see the New York City skyline. Three rivers, the Ramapo, Pequannock and Wanaque, run through the borough, providing many year-round activities for Pompton Lakes residents.

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Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at Pompton Lakes, United States. This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. The nearest major city to Pompton Lakes is Philadelphia. Add Philadelphia to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Empire State Building, Central Park, Statue Of Liberty. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Philadelphia International Airport. A vacation to Pompton Lakes can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Pompton Lakes*

  • Pompton Lakes: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Pompton Lakes for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Pompton Lakes.

    • Burglary and Theft 21.43 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 21.43 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 21.43 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 39.29 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 20.83 (Low)
    • Attacks 21.43 (Low)
    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 89.29 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 71.43 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 10.71 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 17.86 (Very Low)
  • Living in Pompton Lakes - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 77.75 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 68 (Very High)
    • Cost of Living Index 89.61 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 59.72 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.82 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 166.7 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Pompton Lakes

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Pompton Lakes

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 28.8 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 61.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 38.33 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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