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Population in July 2007: 14,501.
Males: 6,888  (47.5%)
Females: 7,613  (52.5%)
Median resident age:

42.7 years
New Jersey median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 07066.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $90,852 (it was $65,019 in 2000)
Clark:

$90,852
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $43,738 (it was $29,883 in 2000)

Clark CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $430,518 (it was $215,900 in 2000)
Clark:

$430,518
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $449,444; detached houses: $473,550; townhouses or other attached units: $308,750; in 2-unit structures: $316,192; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $297,046; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $345,231; mobile homes: $619,496
March 2019 cost of living index in Clark: 128.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Clark, NJ (2000)
    • 13,53492.7%White alone
    • 5353.7%Hispanic
    • 4022.8%Asian alone
    • 740.5%Two or more races
    • 350.2%Black alone
    • 160.1%Other race alone
    • 10.01%American Indian alone

Races in Clark detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Clark, New Jersey as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Clark is 7,251 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Clark by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.7)
1
(6.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(6.8)
1
(6.8)
2
(13.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.9)
1
(6.8)
1
(6.7)
1
(6.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.4)
4
(24.9)
2
(12.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(13.6)
10
(68.3)
5
(34.3)
6
(41.9)
2
(14.0)
1
(6.9)
3
(20.3)
3
(20.1)
3
(20.0)
4
(26.1)
1
(6.4)
3
(19.2)
1
(6.2)
2
(12.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
13
(88.2)
15
(102.4)
17
(116.6)
22
(153.6)
11
(76.8)
20
(137.9)
16
(108.1)
15
(100.6)
9
(59.9)
1
(6.5)
12
(76.9)
2
(12.8)
7
(43.5)
7
(43.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
187
(1,269)
168
(1,147)
195
(1,337)
117
(816.7)
117
(816.5)
177
(1,220)
174
(1,175)
132
(885.1)
138
(918.7)
125
(816.6)
140
(897.1)
169
(1,083)
192
(1,194)
213
(1,325)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(101.8)
20
(136.6)
5
(34.3)
9
(62.8)
4
(27.9)
9
(62.0)
6
(40.5)
6
(40.2)
3
(20.0)
5
(32.7)
1
(6.4)
6
(38.4)
14
(87.0)
7
(43.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)69.879.780.856.843.166.963.965.161.841.043.153.066.565.7

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City-data.com crime index in Clark, NJ

Crime rate in Clark detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 49 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.36
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Italian (31.5%), Irish (18.8%), Polish (17.7%), German (16.2%), English (4.6%), Portuguese (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1864

Elevation: 80 feet

Land area: 4.34 square miles.

Population density: 3,337 people per square mile   (average).

Clark, New Jersey map

1,621 residents are foreign born (6.6% Europe, 2.2% Asia, 1.8% Latin America).

This place:

11.1%
New Jersey:

17.5%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Clark CDP:

2.5% ($5,455)
New Jersey:

2.4% ($4,047)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NJ (5.7 miles , pop. 54,405).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Staten Island, NY (9.2 miles , pop. 443,728).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Brooklyn, NY (18.9 miles , pop. 2,465,326).

Nearest cities:

Rahway, NJ (1.3 miles ),
Colonia, NJ (1.4 miles ),
Garwood borough, NJ (1.5 miles ),
Cranford, NJ (1.6 miles ),
Westfield, NJ (1.6 miles ),
Avenel, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Iselin, NJ (1.8 miles ),
Linden, NJ (1.8 miles )

Latitude: 40.62 N, Longitude: 74.31 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,226 (+8.4%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,059 (15.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Clark, NJ in 2017
Clark satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Most common industries in Clark, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.0%)
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.1%)
  • Construction (8.1%)
  • Health care (5.8%)
  • Chemicals (5.6%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.0%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Chemicals (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.3%)
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.2%)
  • Chemicals (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Clark, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Computer specialists (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (14.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.7%)
  • Registered nurses (4.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)

Average climate in Clark, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Clark, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 94.2. This is worse than average.

City:

94.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.360. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.360
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 16.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.5
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.355. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.355
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 26.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.89. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.89
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Clark-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.9 miles away from the Clark place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 10/18/1990, a category F3 tornado 26.1 miles away from the place center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clark-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 230.5 miles away from Clark center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 93.1 miles away from Clark center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 269.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 236.3 miles away from Clark center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 41.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Union County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 6, Heavy Rains: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clark topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Clark:

  • FAMILY CHOICE HOSPICE LLC (77 BRANT AVENUE SUITE 105)
  • CLARK NURSING AND REHAB CNTR (1213 WESTFIELD AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Clark:

  • ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL AT RAHWAY Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; RAHWAY, NJ)
  • LONG ISLAND CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; FLUSHING, NY)
  • WESTFIELD CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WESTFIELD, NJ)
  • RIVERTON NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; RAHWAY, NJ)
  • CENTER FOR HOPE HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ)
  • CRANFORD HALL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CRANFORD, NJ)
  • ASHBROOK CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ)

Amtrak stations near Clark:

  • 4 miles: METROPARK (ISELIN, 100 MIDDLESEX-ESSEX TPK.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 8 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 11 miles: NEWARK (RAYMOND PLAZA WEST) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clark:

  • Union County College (about 4 miles; Cranford, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 9,148)
  • Kean University (about 6 miles; Union, NJ; FT enrollment: 12,648)
  • Middlesex County College (about 9 miles; Edison, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,849)
  • College of Staten Island CUNY (about 9 miles; Staten Island, NY; FT enrollment: 11,684)
  • Seton Hall University (about 10 miles; South Orange, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,742)
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (about 11 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,210)
  • Essex County College (about 11 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,595)

Public high school in Clark:

Private high school in Clark:

  • MOTHER SETON REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 347, Location: 1 VALLEY RD, Grades: 9-12, Girls only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Clark:

Private elementary/middle schools in Clark:

  • ST JOHN THE APOSTLE SCHOOL (Students: 479, Location: VALLEY RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST AGNES SCHOOL (Students: 138, Location: 342 MADISON HILL RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • FEATHERBED LANE SCHOOL OF CLARK (Students: 124, Location: 801 FEATHERBED LN, Grades: PK-4)
See full list of schools located in Clark

Library in Clark:

  • CLARK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,066,651; Location: 303 WESTFIELD AVENUE; 73,739 books; 6,069 audio materials; 7,464 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 135 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Our 4 year Catholic Girls' high school is left out in the profile. Please correct... Thank you Mother Seton Regional High School One Valley Road, Clark, NJ 732-382-1952
  • Please include Mother Seton Regional High School, located at One Valley Road, Clark, New Jersey. This is a Catholic All Girls High School with a population of 450 students.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Clark: Oak Ridge Country Club (A), Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad (B), Clark Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (C), Clark Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Clark include: Bethlehem Church (A), Osceola Presbyterian Church‎ (B), Saint John the Apostle Roman Catholic Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Middlesex Reservoir (A), Jacksons Pond (B), Bloodgoods Pond (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pumpkin Patch Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Clark Historical Society (Historical Places & Services; 593 Madison Hill Road).

Birthplace of: Todd Burger - Football player.

Union County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

73.2%
Whole state:

70.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.4%
Whole state:

4.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

1.7%
Whole state:

8.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

0.8%
Whole state:

4.2%

People in group quarters in Clark in 2000:

  • 128 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Clark (2011 data):

  • Investors Bank: Westfield Avenue Branch at 56 Westfield Avenue, branch established on 1939/09/28; Clark Branch at 77 Central Avenue, branch established on 1995/03/20. Info updated 2012/02/27: Bank assets: $10,674.9 mil, Deposits: $7,419.7 mil, headquarters in Short Hills, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 86 total offices, Holding Company: Investors Bancorp, Mhc
  • TD Bank, National Association: Clark Branch at Raritan Road And Westfield Avenue, branch established on 2001/11/10. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Clark Branch at 1005 Raritan Avenue, branch established on 2004/04/12. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Clark Branch at 1050 Raritan Road, branch established on 1969/03/13. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Columbia Bank: Clark Branch at 1100 Raritan Road, branch established on 1980/12/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $4,478.2 mil, Deposits: $2,795.4 mil, headquarters in Fair Lawn, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 44 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Clark Branch at 1161 Raritan Road, branch established on 1978/09/25. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Valley National Bank: Clark Shoprite Shopping Center Brnch at 76 Central Avenue, branch established on 1997/08/25. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $14,186.7 mil, Deposits: $9,715.7 mil, headquarters in Wayne, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 219 total offices, Holding Company: Valley National Bancorp
  • New York Community Bank: Clark Branch at 315 Central Avenue, branch established on 1999/04/20. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $39,468.7 mil, Deposits: $20,709.8 mil, headquarters in Westbury, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 247 total offices, Holding Company: New York Community Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Clark:

Marital status in Clark, NJ
  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 63.8%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

For population 25 years and over in Clark:

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
New Jersey average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Clark, NJ (based on Union County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic247,24044
Mainline Protestant35,313109
Evangelical Protestant30,123129
Other28,70752
Black Protestant7,85838
Orthodox5,71710
None181,541-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 155
Union County:

2.97 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 94
Union County:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
Union County:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 385
This county:

7.38 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Union County:

8.3%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Union County:

21.1%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

21.4%
New Jersey:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

55.2%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Clark:

54.1%
New Jersey:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Clark:

28.3
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Clark:

17.5%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.0%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Clark:

6.9
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
Clark:

35.7%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
Clark:

60.1%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Clark:

78.7%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Clark, NJ Residents

5.67% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($83,496 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($791 average AGI)
Union County:

0.03%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Essex County, NJ  1.22% ($84,799 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, NJ  0.73% ($59,520)
from Hudson County, NJ  0.62% ($104,187)


6.29% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($75,198 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,676 average AGI)
Union County:

0.05%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Middlesex County, NJ  0.95% ($56,040 average AGI)
to Essex County, NJ  0.86% ($49,843)
to Somerset County, NJ  0.48% ($77,768)
Businesses in Clark, NJ
NameCountNameCount
A&P1Jones New York2
Ace Hardware1Marshalls1
Bally Total Fitness1McDonald's1
Barnes & Noble1New Balance1
Burger King1Nike1
CVS1Payless1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts2Sprint Nextel1
FedEx4Target1
GNC1UPS3
Holiday Inn1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Clark:

  • WJDM (1530 AM; 10 kW; ELIZABETH, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WNSW (1430 AM; 5 kW; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING INC)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clark:

  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSIA (88.9 FM; STATEN ISLAND, NY; Owner: THE COLLEGE OF STATEN ISLAND)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAWZ (99.1 FM; ZAREPHATH, NJ; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)

TV broadcast stations around Clark:

  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W36AS (Channel 36; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Clark fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 27Number of bridges
  • 171ft / 51.9mTotal length
  • $20,188,000Total costs
  • 2,864,983Total average daily traffic
  • 35,758Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Clark, NJ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 181940-1949
  • 21960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Clark, NJ

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Clark)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Clark, NJ)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • NJY0122, Garden State Pkwy, Madison Hill Rest Area, Mp 134.9 (Lat: 40.611944 Lon: -74.311667), Type: Pole, Structure height: 30.4 m, Overall height: 32 m, Call Sign: WQEJ907,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17760.0 MHz, 17800.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/15/2006, Expiration Date: 02/15/2016, Cancellation Date: 06/14/2007, Certifier: Eric M Botto, Registrant: Fibertower Corporation, 1730 Rhode Island Avenue N.W., Suite 317, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (703) 873-4175, Fax: (202) 315-3415, Email:
  • NJ-NNJ5117A, 100 Walnut Avenue (Lat: 40.630667 Lon: -74.303306), Type: Bant, Structure height: 26.6 m, Overall height: 29.6 m, Call Sign: WQLT285,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 21825.0 MHz, 21825.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 21975.0 MHz, 21975.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/20/2010, Expiration Date: 04/20/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • NJ-NNJ6886A, 330 Central Ave (Lat: 40.634000 Lon: -74.314417), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 11.3 m, Call Sign: WQLT633,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23025.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/21/2010, Expiration Date: 04/21/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Clark)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 80382 , Serial Number: 17266563, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 01/19/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 11/03/1983
    Registrant (Individual): Sal Sorce, 23 Cutler Pl, Clark, NJ 07066
  • Aircraft: HILLER UH-12C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 63 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6V4 SERIES (210 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9774C , Serial Number: 902, Certificate Issue Date: 03/29/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Steven J Moncur, 46 School St, Clark, NJ 07066
  • Aircraft: DEHAVILLAND TIGER MOTH DH 82A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: DEHAV ENG GIPSY MAJOR (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 39DH , Serial Number: DE744, Year manufactured: 1942, Airworthiness Date: 07/24/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 05/02/1980
    Registrant (Co-Owned): John Paul Jordan, 2 Autumn Ave, Clark, NJ 07066, Other Owners: Kurt G Hofschneider
  • Aircraft: BRANTLY B-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5914X , Serial Number: 50, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 09/01/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 06/17/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Steven J Moncur, 46 School St, Clark, NJ 07066
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/27/2018

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED33$327,09190$298,322401$275,04019$191,3161$360,0003$111,6670$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$320,6674$358,25022$296,0003$346,3330$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$307,0006$258,000114$325,01812$88,8330$03$394,0001$300,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$373,5004$377,75096$297,4176$189,3330$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$07$237,71424$329,5003$182,6670$01$250,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0362.00 , 0363.01, 0363.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED19$319,00012$334,833
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$345,4002$328,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$369,5003$325,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$253,0001$310,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$318,3330$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0362.00 , 0363.01, 0363.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Clark, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Clark, NJ - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 46. The highest number of fires - 69 took place in 2005, and the least - 21 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Clark, NJ When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (43.4%), and Outside Fires (35.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Clark, NJ
    • 30043.4%Structure Fires
    • 24335.1%Outside Fires
    • 11416.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 355.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Clark, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Clark, NJ
  • 78.8%Utility gas
  • 19.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.0%Electricity
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Clark, NJ
  • 62.4%Utility gas
  • 18.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.5%Electricity
  • 2.2%Other fuel
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Clark compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Clark on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: secretaries and administrative assistants (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: chemicals (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: mathematical science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: accountants and auditors (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: chemicals (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: air transportation workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: farm supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: petroleum and coal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: radio, tv, and computer stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: fuel dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: health and personal care, except drug, stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
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