Cranford, New Jersey

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Population in July 2007: 22,430.
Males: 10,653  (47.5%)
Females: 11,777  (52.5%)
Median resident age:  40.4 years
New Jersey median age:  36.7 years

Zip codes: 07016.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $89,104 (it was $76,338 in 2000)
Cranford:

$89,104
NJ:

$70,165

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $43,070 (it was $33,283 in 2000)

Cranford CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $430,631 (it was $230,300 in 2000)
Cranford:

$430,631
NJ:

$307,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $406,825; Detached houses: $432,507; Townhouses or other attached units: $312,152; In 2-unit structures: $276,723; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $253,215; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $269,354; Mobile homes: $258,543
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  • Races in Cranford, NJ (2000)

    Cranford races chart
    • 20,46490.6%White alone
    • 8793.9%Hispanic
    • 5792.6%Black alone
    • 4842.1%Asian alone
    • 1380.6%Two or more races
    • 240.1%Other race alone
    • 50.02%American Indian alone
    • 50.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cranford: 133.2 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (25.4%), Irish (24.6%), German (18.1%), Polish (12.0%), English (7.2%), Russian (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 81 feet

Land area: 4.82 square miles.

Population density: 4,653 people per square mile   (average).

Cranford,NJ real estate house value index trend

Cranford, New Jersey map

For population 25 years and over in Cranford:

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cranford CDP:

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 63.5%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

1,965 residents are foreign born (4.8% Europe, 1.8% Latin America, 1.7% Asia).

This place:

8.7%
New Jersey:

21.6%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Cranford, New Jersey as of December 06, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Cranford to the number of sex offenders is 22,430 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Cranford CDP:  2.2% ($5,037)
New Jersey:  2.4% ($4,047)
Cranford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NJ (3.3 miles , pop. 54,405).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (8.3 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Brooklyn, NY (18.4 miles , pop. 2,465,326).

Nearest cities: Garwood borough, NJ (1.1 miles ), Kenilworth borough, NJ (1.2 miles ), Roselle Park borough, NJ (1.4 miles ), Westfield, NJ (1.5 miles ), Roselle borough, NJ (1.5 miles ), Clark, NJ (1.6 miles ), Mountainside borough, NJ (1.8 miles ), Linden, NJ (1.8 miles ).

Latitude: 40.66 N, Longitude: 74.30 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Venice of New Jersey

Daytime population change due to commuting: +905 (+4.0%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,833 (16.0%)

Area code: 908

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
New Jersey:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Chemicals (4%)
  • Broadcasting and telecommunications (4%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Chemicals (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Registered nurses (3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3%)

Work and jobs in Cranford: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Cranford, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Cranford, New Jersey average temperatures Cranford, New Jersey average precipitation Cranford, New Jersey humidity Cranford, New Jersey wind speed Cranford, New Jersey snowfall Cranford, New Jersey sunshine Cranford, New Jersey clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Cranford-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 14.3 miles away from the Cranford place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 25.6 miles away from the place center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cranford-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 228.0 miles away from the city 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 93.9 miles away from Cranford 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 266.6 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 92.4 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 237.1 miles away from Cranford 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 42.3 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 (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 8

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

Birthplace of: Ron Miriello - Graphic designer.

Main business address for: NEWARK GROUP, INC (PAPERBOARD MILLS), METALICO INC (PRIMARY SMELTING & REFINING OF NONFERROUS METALS), SYNERGY FINANCIAL GROUP INC /NJ/ (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED), MACK CALI REALTY CORP (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS), MACK CALI REALTY L P (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Cranford:

  • CRANFORD HALL NURSING HOME (600 LINCOLN PARK EAST)
  • CRANFORD HEALTH EXT CARE (205 BIRCHWOOD AVE)
  • CRANFORD HELATH EXTENDED CARE CENTER (205 BIRCHWOOD AVE)

Amtrak stations near Cranford:

  • 7 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.
  • 7 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 10 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.

College/University in Cranford:

  • Union County College (Full-time enrollment: 9,148; Location: 1033 Springfield Ave; Public; Website: www.ucc.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Cranford:

  • Kean University (about 4 miles; Union, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 12,648)
  • Seton Hall University (about 7 miles; South Orange, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,742)
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (about 9 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,210)
  • Essex County College (about 9 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,595)
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology (about 9 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,212)
  • College of Staten Island CUNY (about 9 miles; Staten Island, NY; FT enrollment: 11,684)
  • Rutgers University-Newark (about 9 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,869)

Public high school in Cranford:

  • CRANFORD HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 201 WEST END PLACE, Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Cranford:

  • JARDINE ACADEMY (Students: 89, Location: 75 ROD SMITH PL, Grades: PK-12)
  • CRESTVIEW EDUCATIONAL TRUST (Students: 84, Location: 95 DERMODY ST, Grades: 5-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Cranford:

Private elementary/middle school in Cranford:

  • ST MICHAEL SCHOOL (Students: 349, Location: 100 ALDEN ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Cranford

Library in Cranford:

  • CRANFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,538,405; Location: 224 WALNUT AVENUE; 128,445 books; 45 e-books; 7,440 audio materials; 6,701 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 7 other licensed databases; 268 print serial subscriptions; 3 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Cranford: Cranford Station (A), Cranford First Aid Squad (B), Nationwide Ambulance Service (C), Cranford Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Cranford include: NEWARK GROUP, INC (A), METALICO INC (B), SYNERGY FINANCIAL GROUP INC /NJ/ (C), MACK CALI REALTY CORP (D), MACK CALI REALTY L P (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cranford include: Cranford Alliance Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), Saint Mark's African Methodist Episcopal Church (D), Saint Michael's Church (E), Trinity Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Cranford include: Memorial Field (1), Nomahegan Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Cranford Historical Society (Museums; 38 Springfield Avenue), Crane-Phillips House Living History Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 124 North Union Avenue).

Hotel: Homewood Suites Newark Airport (2 Jackson Dr).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 101. This is worse than average.

City:

101
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.343. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.343
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 16.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.8
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.677. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.677
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 14.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.48. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.48
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0138
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  74.1%
Whole state:  70.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.0%
Whole state:  4.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

2.5%
Whole state:

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

1.5%
Whole state:

4.2%

People in group quarters in Cranford in 2000:

  • 329 people in nursing homes
  • 213 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Cranford, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Banks with most branches in Cranford (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Cranford Drive-In Branch, Cranford North Ave Branch, Cranford Branch. 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
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Cranford Branch at 643 Raritan Road, branch established on 1997/09/22; Senior Quarters Branch at Cranford Industrial Park, branch established on 1999/10/12. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Northfield Bank: First State Branch at 16 Commerce Drive, branch established on 2006/01/18; 14 Commerce Drive Operations Branch at 14 Commerce Drive, branch established on 2011/02/14. Info updated 2011/10/17: Bank assets: $2,367.5 mil, Deposits: $1,506.5 mil, headquarters in Staten Island, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices
  • Valley National Bank: Cranford Branch at 113 South West Avenue, branch established on 2005/11/21. 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: Cranford Branch at 310 North Avenue East, branch established on 1952/01/01. 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.
  • Two River Community Bank: Walnut Avenue Branch at 104 Walnut Avenue, branch established on 2007/11/13. Info updated 2009/01/22: Bank assets: $674.5 mil, Deposits: $555.1 mil, headquarters in Middletown, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Community Partners Bancorp
  • TD Bank, National Association: Cranford/South Branch at 465 South Avenue, branch established on 2001/12/01. 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
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Cranford Banking Center at 40 South Avenue West, branch established on 2007/12/31. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Cranford-South Avenue Branch at 101 South Avenue W., branch established on 2010/05/17. 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
  • 4 other banks with 4 local branches

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
New Jersey average:

13.1

Cranford travel time to work - commute Cranford mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Cranford CDP (based on Union County data)

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.
State:

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.
State:

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

7.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.3%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Union County:

21.1%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

21.4%
State:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Cranford:

55.2%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Cranford:

54.4%
New Jersey:

47.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.2
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Cranford:

19.3%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.8%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.4%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
Cranford:

60.9%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Cranford:

79.7%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cranford, NJ Residents

5.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($60,482 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
New Jersey average:

5.08%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($751 average AGI)
Union County:

0.05%
New Jersey average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Essex County, NJ  1.27% ($45,825 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, NJ  0.71% ($49,757)
from Hudson County, NJ  0.50% ($87,134)


5.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($59,152 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
New Jersey average:

5.65%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,304 average AGI)
Union County:

0.08%
New Jersey average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Essex County, NJ  0.93% ($43,744 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, NJ  0.86% ($46,633)
to Somerset County, NJ  0.48% ($69,150)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cranford:

  • 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.)
  • WNSW (1430 AM; 5 kW; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING 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.)
  • WNYC (820 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cranford:

  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WFME (94.7 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSIA (88.9 FM; STATEN ISLAND, NY; Owner: THE COLLEGE OF STATEN ISLAND)

TV broadcast stations around Cranford:

  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • W54CZ (Channel 54; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Cranford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 9m30ftTotal length
  • 257,029Total average daily traffic
  • 2,570Total average daily truck traffic
  • 313,625Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Cranford)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • CRANFORD, .1 Mile Se Of Garden State Pkwy & Westfield Ave. (Lat: 40.657778 Lon: -74.287639), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WNEQ742
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6625.00 MHz, 6635.00 MHzGrant Date: 04/11/2012, Expiration Date: 04/09/2022Registrant: Comsearch, 19700 Janelia Farm Boulevard, Ashburn, VA 20147, Phone: (703) 726-5671, Fax: (703) 726-5595, Email:
  • Credit & Collect Ctr, 20 Commerce Dr (Lat: 40.642861 Lon: -74.286806), Type: Building, Structure height: 46.9 m, Call Sign: WNTQ645, Licensee ID: L00748850
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHzGrant Date: 11/29/2007, Expiration Date: 01/29/2018, Certifier: Thomas M O'FlynnRegistrant: Pseg Services Corporation
  • NYCP026, 11 Commerce Dr (Lat: 40.646444 Lon: -74.284083), Type: Pole, Structure height: 17.4 m, Overall height: 21 m, Call Sign: WPQS407
    Assigned Frequencies: 17880.0 MHzGrant Date: 09/14/2000, Expiration Date: 09/14/2010, Cancellation Date: 06/26/2002, Certifier: Terri B Natoli EsqRegistrant: Backlink Iii, LLC, 460 Herndon Parkway, Suite 100, Herndon, VA 20170, Phone: (703) 326-4650, Fax: (703) 326-4185, Email:
  • NYC9099791, 20 Commerce Dr (Lat: 40.642917 Lon: -74.286750), Type: Pole, Structure height: 26.5 m, Call Sign: WPQS408
    Assigned Frequencies: 19440.0 MHzGrant Date: 09/14/2000, Expiration Date: 09/14/2010, Cancellation Date: 06/26/2002, Certifier: Terri B Natoli EsqRegistrant: Backlink Iii, LLC, 460 Herndon Parkway, Suite 100, Herndon, VA 20170, Phone: (703) 326-4650, Fax: (703) 326-4185, Email:
  • NJY0505, 21 Quine Street (Lat: 40.654056 Lon: -74.287917), Type: Pole, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQGT593
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHzGrant Date: 04/12/2007, Expiration Date: 04/12/2017, Cancellation Date: 11/05/2008, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr.Registrant: Fibertower Corporation, 1667 K Street Nw, Suite 250, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Fax: (202) 315-3415, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 216 N Ave E (Lat: 40.655667 Lon: -74.182917), Type: Building, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: KFN465
    Assigned Frequencies: 4.14740 MHz, 8.29840 MHz, 12.3544 MHz, 16.5294 MHzGrant Date: 12/11/2014, Expiration Date: 02/14/2025Registrant: Weeks Marine, Inc., 4 Commerce Drive, Cranford, NJ 07016-3598, Phone: (908) 272-4010, Fax: (908) 272-4740, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

66 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cranford)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CANADAIR LTD CL-600-2B16 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 22, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds), Engine: GE CF34 SERIES (9140 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 719UW , Serial Number: 5046, Year manufactured: 1989, Airworthiness Date: 06/16/1989
    Registrant (Corporation): Ak Air LLC, 11 Commerce Dr Fl 1, Cranford, NJ 07016
  • Aircraft: SMITH AEROSTAR 600 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 186 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 78TS , Serial Number: 60-0470-155, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 11/01/1978
    Registrant (Corporation): Celeritas Corp, 17 Lasalle Ave, Cranford, NJ 07016
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 95716 , Serial Number: 8016, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 08/01/1958
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas Gilbertson, 25 W Holly St, Cranford, NJ 07016
  • Aircraft: ADAMS BALLOON A55S (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 30 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 98093 , Serial Number: 186, Airworthiness Date: 05/25/1987
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas E Iii Rush, 20 Georgia St, Cranford, NJ 07016

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED39$367,128174$322,477766$291,78538$185,4742$14,360,50012$232,833
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$012$359,25072$257,9032$144,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$314,00018$346,944169$308,26616$124,3130$011$247,455
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$330,25013$350,692141$313,6037$220,0000$08$249,625
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$281,0003$380,00028$339,1075$214,0000$01$400,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0370.00 , 0371.00, 0372.00, 0373.00, 0374.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED38$366,2119$377,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$378,7275$386,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$343,2504$347,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$374,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0370.00 , 0371.00, 0372.00, 0373.00, 0374.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cranford and their reported violations in the past:

TRIPLEBROOK FAMILY CAMPGROUND (Population served: 105, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-07-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-07-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-06-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-25-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-25-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-09-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-05-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2012), St Public Notif requested (SEP-06-2012), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-06-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-05-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-06-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-06-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-21-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-05-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (2 times from JUL-19-2011 to JUL-19-2011), St Public Notif requested (2 times from JUL-19-2011 to JUL-19-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-27-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2011)
  • 5 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
TRIPLEBROOK FAMILY CAMPGROUND (Population served: 105, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-19-2010), St Public Notif requested (NOV-08-2010), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-08-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-22-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-19-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-26-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-22-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-26-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-24-2009)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 49
  • Hazardous Condition: 78
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Cranford

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cranford, NJ

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (28%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Cranford, NJ
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1New Balance1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts3True Value1
FedEx7U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS5
Hilton1Walgreens1
MasterBrand Cabinets2

Cranford 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 below 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Cranford on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Chemicals (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Life and physical scientists (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Secondary school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking railroad to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Broadcasting and telecommunications (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Drugs, sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Chemicals (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest racial income disparity between any two races with at least 200 householders"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Accountants and auditors (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Petroleum and coal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Apparel (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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