Unlike Little China or Little Italy, the Korean and Spanish foothold in Hackensack is omnipresent. Great place to practice your language skills - pick up a Korean newspaper as easily as you could a ThirstyTwoOuncer from Stop'n'Go.
The racial makeup of the city is 52.61% White, 24.65% African American, 0.45% Native American, 7.45% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 9.71% from other races, and 5.08% from two or more races. 25.92% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
And that's with a population of one. Figure that out.
- Romantic Travel and Honeymoons
Hackensack is a perfect base to explore the New York City metro region. Mass transit will get you into Manhattan. Shopping abounds in nearby Paramus, which was the original mall capital of the world. Hackensack's own Riverside Square Mall features elegant stores like Bloomingdale's and Saks Fifth Avenue. Hackensack is also located near the world-famous Meadowlands sports complex, home of Giants Stadium.
Paramus is where all the mall action began. Many celebrities make their home in Bergen County, and hey, they've gotta shop too!
Directions: The Garden State Plaza is located at the intersection of Routes 4 and 17 in Paramus; Riverside Square Mall is at the intersection of Route 4 West and Hackensack Avenue in Hackensack; Bergen Mall is at