The district of Little Ferry borders the communities of Hackensack, Moonachie, Ridgefield, and Ridgefield Park. Teterboro is located to the south of the district. In 2020, Little Ferry will be the second largest city in the state of New Jersey with a population of 10,663 and the 2,967th largest city in the United States. The area of Little Ferry covers 1.67 square miles.
The vast majority of residents of the area have access to cables that cover over 100% of the population of Little Ferry. Payless Car Rental located on Route 46, New Jersey offers easy access to two major highways: I-95 and I-80, nearby. It is also quick and easy to get to New York City by car from Little Ferry via one of the expressways to the east side of Upper Manhattan, which is only 9 miles away.
Public school students in the town and throughout Bergen County can attend all the secondary school programs offered by Bergen County Technical Schools, including Bergen County Academy in Hackensack, Bergen Community College Applied Technology High School in Paramus, and Bergen Tech Campus in Teterboro and Paramus. Although Little Ferry does not have its own high school, 9th through 12th graders can attend Ridgefield Park High School (RPHS) in neighboring Ridgefield Park just minutes away. RPHS is part of the public school chain of Ridgefield Parks, which has existed since 1953.
The Little Ferry Circle was built in 1933 in conjunction with nearby US Route 46 and Hackensack River Bridge, which crosses the river at the George Washington Bridge in Ridgefield Park and was rebuilt in 1985 to allow for vehicles to pass through US Route 46.
The magazine New Jersey Monthly ranked Little Ferry 35th in its ranking of the best places to live in New Jersey for 2008.