Bergen County is the most populous county in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Located in the northeastern corner
of New Jersey and its Gateway Region, Bergen County is part of the New York City Metropolitan Area and is situated directly across the George Washington Bridge from Manhattan.
Bergen County is one of the wealthiest counties in the United States, with a median household income of
$81,708 per the 2010 Census, increasing to an estimated $84,255 in 2012.
The areas of science, technology and medicine are booming industries in the area.The county has more
than 6 medical and surgical centers, many ranked in the top 20% of the United States including
Hackensack University Medical Center.