Elmwood Park, New Jersey

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Population in 2017: 20,429 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.9%
 
Males: 10,344  (50.6%)
Females: 10,085  (49.4%)
Median resident age:

39.1 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 07407.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $75,468 (it was $52,319 in 2000)
Elmwood Park:

$75,468
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,975 (it was $22,588 in 2000)

Elmwood Park borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $373,428 (it was $191,200 in 2000)
Elmwood Park:

$373,428
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $561,045; detached houses: $604,547; townhouses or other attached units: $560,648; in 2-unit structures: $415,657; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $354,695; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $318,800; mobile homes: $156,239

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,649.

March 2019 cost of living index in Elmwood Park: 123.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.4%
(6.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.9% for Black residents, 18.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.1% for other race residents, 23.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Elmwood Park, NJ (2017)
    • 10,54251.4%White alone
    • 6,61132.2%Hispanic
    • 1,7188.4%Asian alone
    • 1,1595.6%Black alone
    • 4332.1%Two or more races
    • 780.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 850.4%Other race alone
    • 430.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Elmwood Park, New Jersey as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Elmwood Park is 6,775 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Elmwood Park by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(5.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
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)
2
(9.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
10
(52.5)
16
(84.6)
13
(69.4)
8
(42.9)
10
(53.8)
13
(69.4)
12
(61.6)
10
(51.0)
9
(44.8)
15
(73.9)
10
(48.6)
23
(113.0)
14
(68.2)
14
(69.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
14
(73.5)
16
(84.6)
10
(53.4)
12
(64.3)
11
(59.1)
8
(42.7)
10
(51.4)
12
(61.1)
21
(104.6)
12
(59.1)
16
(77.7)
22
(108.1)
6
(29.2)
19
(93.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
62
(325.5)
59
(311.9)
75
(400.6)
57
(305.4)
69
(370.9)
87
(464.3)
68
(349.3)
75
(382.1)
83
(413.4)
52
(256.2)
77
(374.1)
37
(181.8)
50
(243.7)
37
(182.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
282
(1,481)
275
(1,454)
337
(1,800)
323
(1,730)
300
(1,613)
278
(1,484)
314
(1,613)
255
(1,299)
247
(1,230)
270
(1,331)
275
(1,336)
278
(1,366)
273
(1,331)
284
(1,401)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
51
(267.8)
31
(163.9)
36
(192.3)
48
(257.1)
29
(155.9)
17
(90.7)
23
(118.1)
22
(112.1)
15
(74.7)
19
(93.6)
14
(68.0)
13
(63.9)
25
(121.9)
21
(103.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.8)
2
(10.7)
1
(5.1)
1
(5.1)
2
(10.0)
1
(4.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.9)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)144.4135.4157.6136.9141.7128.5127.2115.2118.5120.5124.9128.0106.4116.5

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Elmwood Park, NJ

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 46 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Italian (17.9%), Polish (11.3%), Macedonian (3.5%), Greek (2.4%), Irish (2.3%), German (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 59 feet

Land area: 2.65 square miles.

Population density: 7,696 people per square mile   (high).

Elmwood Park, New Jersey map

6,477 residents are foreign born (11.5% Latin America, 10.8% Europe, 7.7% Asia).

This borough:

31.6%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $8,483 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $8,466 (2.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Paterson, NJ (2.3 miles , pop. 149,222).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Manhattan, NY (12.1 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities:

Saddle Brook, NJ (1.1 miles ),
Garfield, NJ (1.4 miles ),
Fair Lawn borough, NJ (1.4 miles ),
Rochelle Park, NJ (1.5 miles ),
Paterson, NJ (1.5 miles ),
Lodi borough, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Maywood borough, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Clifton, NJ (1.8 miles )

Latitude: 40.91 N, Longitude: 74.12 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,510 (-12.2%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 1,131 (10.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Elmwood Park, NJ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Elmwood Park, NJ in 2017
Elmwood Park satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Historical population in Elmwood Park, NJ
Historical housing units in Elmwood Park, NJ

Population change in the 1990s: +1,266 (+7.2%).
Most common industries in Elmwood Park, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.8%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Chemicals (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Health care (4.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.2%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
  • Chemicals (3.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (2.8%)
Most common occupations in Elmwood Park, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Computer specialists (3.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.2%)

Average climate in Elmwood Park, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Elmwood Park, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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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 99.8. This is worse than average.

City:

99.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.303. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.303
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 16.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.9
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.459. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.459
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 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 8.5 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 8.04. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.04
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Elmwood Park-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 36% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.2 miles away from the Elmwood Park borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 31.6 miles away from the borough center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elmwood Park-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 88% 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 211.1 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 108.2 miles away from Elmwood Park 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 248.6 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 106.9 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 236.7 miles away from Elmwood Park center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 221.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bergen 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).
Elmwood Park topographic map

Main business address for: WEBMD CORP /NEW/ (SERVICES-COMPUTER PROCESSING & DATA PREPARATION), BIO REFERENCE LABORATORIES INC (SERVICES-MEDICAL LABORATORIES).

Hospitals and medical centers near Elmwood Park:

  • RIVERVIEW POST-ACUTE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PATERSON, NJ)
  • SADDLE BROOK CONV HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SADDLE BROOK, NJ)
  • BARNERT HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 2 miles away; PATERSON, NJ)
  • BARNERT SUBACUTE REHABILITATION CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PATERSON, NJ)
  • KENNEDY MEM HOSPITAL AT SADDLE BROOK (Hospital, about 2 miles away; SADDLE BROOK, NJ)
  • BRISTOL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ROCHELLE PARK, NJ)
  • CHATEAU AT ROCHELLE PARK, THE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ROCHELLE PARK, NJ)

Amtrak stations near Elmwood Park:

  • 12 miles: YONKERS (FOOT OF DOCK ST. & WELLS AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 13 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.
  • 13 miles: NEW YORK (PENN STA) (NEW YORK, 7TH AVE. & W. 32ND ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elmwood Park:

  • Passaic County Community College (about 3 miles; Paterson, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 6,351)
  • Bergen Community College (about 4 miles; Paramus, NJ; FT enrollment: 11,826)
  • Berkeley College-Woodland Park (about 4 miles; Woodland Park, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,938)
  • Jersey College (about 5 miles; Teterboro, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus (about 5 miles; Teaneck, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,349)
  • William Paterson University of New Jersey (about 6 miles; Wayne, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,198)
  • Montclair State University (about 6 miles; Montclair, NJ; FT enrollment: 16,277)

Public high school in Elmwood Park:

Public elementary/middle schools in Elmwood Park:

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Library in Elmwood Park:

  • ELMWOOD PARK FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $872,895; Location: 210 LEE STREET; 80,939 books; 3,175 audio materials; 3,027 video materials; 22 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 111 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Elmwood Park: Elmwood Park Volunteer Ambulance Corps (A), Elmwood Park Fire Department Station 1 (B), Elmwood Park Fire Department Station 4 (C), Elmwood Park Fire Department Station 2 (D), Elmwood Park Fire Department Station 3 (E), Elmwood Park Public Library (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Elmwood Park include: WEBMD CORP /NEW/ (A), BIO REFERENCE LABORATORIES INC (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Elmwood Park include: First Presbyterian Church (A), Saint Leo's Roman Catholic Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Carmen Carrera - Drag queen, Andrea Pason - Politician, Michael Cade - Actor.

Bergen 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 borough:

2.8 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

73.1%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

5.3%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
17 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
7 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Elmwood Park in 2000:

  • 22 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Elmwood Park (2011 data):

  • Spencer Savings Bank, SLA: Spencer Savings Bank, Sla at River Drive Center 3 - 611 River Drive, branch established on 1939/09/19; Elmwood Park Branch at 680 River Drive, branch established on 2007/10/11. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,819.5 mil, Deposits: $1,338.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Elmwood Park Branch at 600-604 Market Street, branch established on 2005/12/17; Elmwood Park Branch at 444 Boulevard, branch established on 1978/01/14. 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: Elmwood Park Branch at 100 Broadway (Elmwood Pk), branch established on 1919/01/01; Elmwood Park Branch at 179 Market Street, branch established on 1954/01/23. 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.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Elmwood Park Branch at 115 Broadway, branch established on 1976/12/27. 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: Elmwood Park Branch at 80 Broadway, branch established on 1919/12/15. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: Elmwood Park Branch at 505 Boulevard, branch established on 1993/02/16. 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

For population 15 years and over in Elmwood Park:

Marital status in Elmwood Park, NJ
  • Never married: 32.1%
  • Now married: 53.0%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 7.1%

For population 25 years and over in Elmwood Park:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
New Jersey average:

12.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Elmwood Park
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Elmwood Park, NJ (based on Bergen County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic430,00780
Other53,728120
Mainline Protestant45,613210
Evangelical Protestant33,419234
Orthodox14,37320
Black Protestant6,28617
None321,690-
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: 258
Bergen County:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 134
Bergen County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 95
Bergen County:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 718
This county:

8.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

19.6%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Bergen County:

17.9%
State:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.8%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

49.6%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.9%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Elmwood Park:

11.5%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Elmwood Park:

6.9
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.6%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
Elmwood Park:

57.6%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Elmwood Park:

79.2%
State:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Elmwood Park, NJ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 43$395,900$110,4840$0
Streets and Highways 13$95,406$88,0670$0
Local Libraries 8$24,340$36,51018$13,444
Financial Administration 8$40,021$60,0320$0
Sewerage 8$69,205$103,8080$0
Other Government Administration 6$30,033$60,06616$12,883
Other and Unallocable 5$40,132$96,3171$853
Parks and Recreation 4$21,014$63,04217$8,200
Judicial and Legal 3$9,260$37,0408$10,194
Police - Other 2$5,542$33,25223$13,382
Health 2$11,438$68,6282$2,393
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 6$5,226
Correction 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 102$742,291$87,32891$66,575

Elmwood Park government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,265,000 ($61.92)
    General - Other: $23,000 ($1.13)
    Sewerage: $11,000 ($0.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,549,000 ($271.62)
    General - Other: $5,392,000 ($263.94)
    Water Utilities: $2,237,000 ($109.50)
    Regular Highways: $1,732,000 ($84.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $943,000 ($46.16)
    Libraries: $789,000 ($38.62)
    Financial Administration: $484,000 ($23.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $431,000 ($21.10)
    Central Staff Services: $370,000 ($18.11)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $324,000 ($15.86)
    Health - Other: $276,000 ($13.51)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $269,000 ($13.17)
    Local Fire Protection: $242,000 ($11.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $349,000 ($17.08)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $3,703,000 ($181.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $45,000 ($2.20)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,791,000 ($430.32)

Elmwood Park government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,304,000 ($161.73)
    Other: $45,000 ($2.20)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $54,000 ($2.64)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,117,000 ($54.68)
    Rents: $179,000 ($8.76)
    General Revenue - Other: $111,000 ($5.43)
    Interest Earnings: $28,000 ($1.37)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,574,000 ($126.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,462,000 ($71.56)
    Other: $119,000 ($5.83)
    Health and Hospitals: $38,000 ($1.86)
  • Tax - Property: $17,836,000 ($873.07)
    Other License: $645,000 ($31.57)
    Public Utilities Sales: $224,000 ($10.96)
    Other Selective Sales: $52,000 ($2.55)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $24,000 ($1.17)

Elmwood Park government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,882,000 ($777.42)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,308,000 ($700.38)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,574,000 ($77.05)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $5,900,000 ($288.81)
    Beginning: $4,574,000 ($223.90)

Elmwood Park government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,974,000 ($96.63)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,658,000 ($423.81)

5.02% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($94,087 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.02%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,156 average AGI)
Bergen County:

0.05%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hudson County, NJ  0.90% ($103,054 average AGI)
from Passaic County, NJ  0.66% ($58,806)
from New York County, NY  0.41% ($141,148)


5.65% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($90,610 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,250 average AGI)
Bergen County:

0.10%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Passaic County, NJ  0.68% ($68,784 average AGI)
to Hudson County, NJ  0.57% ($68,313)
to New York County, NY  0.36% ($157,569)
Businesses in Elmwood Park, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3Nike2
Avenue1Pathmark1
Baskin-Robbins1Payless1
CVS1Quiznos1
Dunkin Donuts3RadioShack1
FedEx5Sears1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Taco Bell1
GNC1UPS4
Jones New York1Walgreens2
Kmart1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets1

Strongest AM radio stations in Elmwood Park:

  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WWRV (1330 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: RADIO VISION CRISTIANA MANAGEMENT CORP.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWDJ (970 AM; 5 kW; HACKENSACK, NJ; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elmwood Park:

  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMSC (90.3 FM; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, 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.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Elmwood Park:

  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, 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.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Elmwood Park fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 53Number of bridges
  • 518ft / 158mTotal length
  • $9,552,000Total costs
  • 2,609,336Total average daily traffic
  • 132,463Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Elmwood Park, NJ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 231950-1959
  • 181960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 41990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Elmwood Park, NJ

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Elmwood Park, NJ)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • NYC0002137, 669 River Dr (Lat: 40.898889 Lon: -74.125028), Type: Pole, Structure height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WPQR493,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19400.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/31/2000, Expiration Date: 08/31/2010, Cancellation Date: 06/26/2002, Certifier: Terri B Natoli Esq, Registrant: Backlink Iii, LLC, 460 Herndon Parkway, Suite 100, Herndon, VA 20170, Phone: (703) 326-4650, Fax: (703) 326-4185, Email:
  • NJY0229, 669 River Drive (Lat: 40.898083 Lon: -74.124333), Type: Bant, Structure height: 20.4 m, Overall height: 22.9 m, Call Sign: WQEJ909, Licensee ID: L01728370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19360.0 MHz, 19440.0 MHz, 19540.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/15/2006, Expiration Date: 02/15/2016, Cancellation Date: 09/10/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr., Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • 481 EDWARD H ROSS DR, 481 Edward H Ross Drive (Lat: 40.900444 Lon: -74.108306), Type: Building, Structure height: 8.5 m, Overall height: 10.1 m, Call Sign: WQGK776,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19320.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/16/2007, Expiration Date: 02/01/2017, Cancellation Date: 07/21/2015, Certifier: James J. R. Talbot, Registrant: At&t Corp, 675 West Peachtree St., Nw Rm 34a16, Atlanta, GA 30308, Phone: (404) 927-2692, Fax: (404) 522-7665, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Elmwood Park)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: LOVELL-JOHNSTON-KELLER HP-18 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 60 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 18PH , Serial Number: 8, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 09/08/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 09/05/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Krzysztof Paszkiewicz, 29a Linwood Ave, Elmwood Park, NJ 07407
  • Aircraft: HAWKER BEECHCRAFT CORP HAWKER 900XP (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 17, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds), Engine: HONEYWELL TFE731-50R (5000 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 374HM , Serial Number: HA-0112, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 02/14/2014, Certificate Issue Date: 02/13/2014
    Registrant (LLC): Cba Logistics LLC, Po Box 1717, Elmwood Park, NJ 07407
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-108 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4955Z , Serial Number: 22-8561, Year manufactured: 1961, Certificate Issue Date: 06/12/1981
    Registrant (Individual): Arthur E Smetana, 119 Hamilton Ave, Elmwood Park, NJ 07407

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED49$324,51078$251,128287$255,87818$125,27818$290,778
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$312,16710$259,00026$246,5386$78,0001$200,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$313,35720$290,100139$276,46827$81,5199$202,111
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$352,42911$277,54584$264,6434$75,0003$151,667
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$273,0006$260,83317$324,9414$110,5001$308,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0111.00 , 0112.00, 0113.00, 0114.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$276,2865$273,600
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$301,0005$323,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$276,5005$303,200
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$253,0002$353,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$256,5000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0111.00 , 0112.00, 0113.00, 0114.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Elmwood Park, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Elmwood Park, NJ - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 37. The highest number of reported fires - 58 took place in 2018, and the least - 2 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Elmwood Park, NJ When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (48.2%), and Outside Fires (23.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Elmwood Park, NJ
    • 28748.2%Structure Fires
    • 13923.4%Outside Fires
    • 11018.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 599.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Elmwood Park, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Elmwood Park, NJ
  • 86.5%Utility gas
  • 8.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.5%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Elmwood Park, NJ
  • 88.6%Utility gas
  • 5.5%Electricity
  • 4.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Elmwood Park compared to New Jersey state average:

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

Elmwood Park on our top lists:

  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Poland (population 500+)"
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  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Syria (population 500+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Eastern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Italy (population 500+)"
  • #97 (07407) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Polish first ancestries"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
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