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Welcome to Demarest


What You Would Love About The Community:

  • A rustic, small town with a quaint downtown (Not many shops, supermarkets or restaurants in town. Older demographic, younger families moving in.) 

Getting Involved In The Community:

  • There are plenty of volunteer options in town. From local businesses like The Art School at Old Church to associations such as Demarest Athletic Association, you can sign up to help the community, while also dabbling in something you enjoy.
  • Demarest Page - Information about town happenings and community resources. 
  • Demarest Library - Free public library with a large selection of books and weekly activities for toddlers and kids. 
  • Demarest Garden Club - Members are able to share their interests in gardening and conservation through meetings, flower shows, and workshops. 
  • The Art School at Old Church - Join a creative community of art enthusiasts who encourage each other to make things and find their true passion. Courses for both adults and children specializing in basketry, calligraphy, ceramics, jewelry and more. A full schedule of classes, workshops and gallery exhibitions. There are also opportunities to volunteer! 
  • Healthy Community Planning - Directory developed by NJ Departments of Health & Environmental Protection to assist in local community planning. Environmental data to help promote a healthy and safe environment. 
  • Demarest Swim Club
  • Demarest Nature Center

Dining & Shopping:

  • Demarest Deli - Fantastic local deli with a large variety of sandwiches with fast service and fresh food.
  • Yasou Mykonos - A Greek restaurant well known for their Mediterranean classics, with outdoor seating and a relaxed space.

Healthier Living: 

  • Demarest Athletic Association - Get moving by joining Demarest Athletics. This nonprofit organizes youth sports such as baseball, soccer and basketball for residents ranging from as young as kindergartners to eighth graders. 


Entertainment, Fun & Leisure:

  • Demarest Nature Center - Nature and abundant wildlife center with clear pathways and bridges. Lovely for a nice walk during all seasons.
  • Davies Arboretum & Wildlife Preserve - An excellent area for nature walks and wildlife sightings sitting on 18 acres of preservation in the heart of Demarest.

Notable People From Town:

  • Barry Weiss - American music executive and producer.
  • Aline Brosh McKenna- American screenwriter, producer and director known for writing The Devil Wears Prada.
  • Sparky Lyle - American former Major League Baseball player from 1967 through 1982.



For Seniors:


Commute times

  • Car, 20 min
  • Bus, Rockland Coach 45 min

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Overview for Demarest, NJ

4,977 people live in Demarest, where the median age is 45 and the average individual income is $94,526. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

45 years

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