Essex Fells, New Jersey

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Population in 2017: 2,137 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.2%
 
Males: 1,003  (47.0%)
Females: 1,134  (53.0%)
Median resident age:

47.8 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 07021.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $199,228 (it was $148,173 in 2000)
Essex Fells:

$199,228
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $116,348 (it was $77,434 in 2000)

Essex Fells borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: over $1,000,000 (it was $587,900 in 2000)
Essex Fells:

over $1,000,000
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $990,263; detached houses: over $1,000,000; townhouses or other attached units: $710,430

Median gross rent in 2017: $2,197.

March 2019 cost of living index in Essex Fells: 122.5 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 1.4%
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  • Races in Essex Fells, NJ (2010)
    • 1,97693.5%White alone
    • 432.0%Asian alone
    • 422.0%Hispanic
    • 311.5%Two or more races
    • 200.9%Black alone
    • 10.05%Other race alone

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

Crime rates in Essex Fells by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(45.2)
0
(0.0)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(46.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(45.2)
1
(47.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(234.2)
2
(95.0)
3
(145.5)
2
(100.0)
2
(95.1)
2
(93.1)
0
(0.0)
9
(423.3)
5
(226.2)
2
(95.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(93.7)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(468.4)
13
(617.6)
11
(533.5)
12
(599.7)
6
(285.4)
4
(186.1)
16
(754.7)
9
(423.3)
4
(181.0)
2
(95.8)
9
(417.2)
7
(327.9)
11
(521.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.5)
2
(94.3)
3
(141.1)
2
(90.5)
5
(239.6)
3
(139.1)
4
(187.4)
4
(189.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(95.0)
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
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)44.535.231.531.018.1120.137.757.9129.939.327.834.736.0

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City-data.com crime index in Essex Fells, NJ

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 13 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.16
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Italian (28.5%), Irish (13.8%), American (7.9%), Eastern European (4.6%), Ukrainian (4.5%), Polish (4.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1902

Elevation: 393 feet

Land area: 1.41 square miles.

Population density: 1,516 people per square mile   (low).

Essex Fells, New Jersey map

173 residents are foreign born (2.4% Europe, 1.7% Asia, 1.1% Latin America).

This borough:

7.8%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $10,213 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $10,079 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Orange, NJ (5.6 miles , pop. 69,824).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (8.1 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (16.6 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities:

Caldwell borough, NJ (0.9 miles ),
Roseland borough, NJ (1.2 miles ),
West Caldwell, NJ (1.2 miles ),
Verona, NJ (1.4 miles ),
North Caldwell borough, NJ (1.7 miles ),
West Orange, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Cedar Grove, NJ (1.8 miles ),
Livingston, NJ (1.8 miles )

Latitude: 40.83 N, Longitude: 74.28 W

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

4.9%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +8 (+0.4%).
Most common industries in Essex Fells, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (16.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (15.8%)
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Construction (4.3%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (2.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (2.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (20.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (17.8%)
  • Health care (10.3%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
  • Public administration (2.7%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (2.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.2%)
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.9%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Essex Fells, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Top executives (10.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (10.1%)
  • Lawyers (8.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.2%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Top executives (14.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (12.0%)
  • Lawyers (10.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.0%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (7.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Financial managers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Lawyers (5.0%)

Average climate in Essex Fells, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Essex Fells, New Jersey average temperatures Essex Fells, New Jersey average precipitation Essex Fells, New Jersey humidity Essex Fells, New Jersey wind speed Essex Fells, New Jersey snowfall Essex Fells, New Jersey sunshine Essex Fells, New Jersey clear and cloudy days
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 0.325. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.325
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 15.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.8
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.363. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.363
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.7
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 8.7 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 8.17. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.17
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Essex Fells-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 11.6 miles away from the Essex Fells borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 23.0 miles away from the borough center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Essex Fells-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 216.2 miles away from Essex Fells 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 98.5 miles away from the city 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 254.7 miles away from Essex Fells 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 97.1 miles away from Essex Fells 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 241.4 miles away from Essex Fells 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 45.9 miles away from Essex Fells 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 Essex County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 7, 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).
Essex Fells topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Essex Fells:

  • ST CATHERINE OF SIENA (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; CALDWELL, NJ)
  • ADVANCED COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; VERONA, NJ)
  • SURGICAL CENTER AT VERONA (Hospital, about 2 miles away; VERONA, NJ)
  • WEST ESSEX HOSPICE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; VERONA, NJ)
  • LUTHERAN SOCIAL MINISTRIES CRA (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WEST CALDWELL, NJ)
  • GREEN HILL (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WEST ORANGE, NJ)
  • MEMORIAL CENTER FOR WOMEN GREEN HILL (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WEST ORANGE, NJ)

Amtrak stations near Essex Fells:

  • 9 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.
  • 11 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 17 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 Essex Fells:

  • Montclair State University (about 5 miles; Montclair, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 16,277)
  • Seton Hall University (about 7 miles; South Orange, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,742)
  • Berkeley College-Woodland Park (about 8 miles; Woodland Park, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,938)
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (about 8 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,210)
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology (about 9 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,212)
  • Rutgers University-Newark (about 9 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,869)
  • Essex County College (about 9 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,595)

Public elementary/middle school in Essex Fells:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Essex Fells: Essex Fells Station (A), Essex Fells Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Essex Fells: Grover Cleveland Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Erin Abrahamson - Idol participant.

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

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

ESSEX FELLS WATER DEPT (Population served: 2,200, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Essex Fells that have no violations reported:

  • ESSEX FELLS WATER HILLTOP SYSTEM (Population served: 354, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.9 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

82.1%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

2.3%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Essex Fells:

Marital status in Essex Fells, NJ
  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 69.5%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 5.8%

For population 25 years and over in Essex Fells:

  • High school or higher: 99.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 77.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 36.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
New Jersey average:

12.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Essex Fells, NJ (based on Essex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic261,96665
Other61,85081
Mainline Protestant41,339171
Black Protestant38,68788
Evangelical Protestant34,666191
Orthodox6,18812
None339,273-
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: 305
Here:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 119
This county:

1.54 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Essex County:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 463
This county:

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

9.4%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Essex County:

25.3%
State:

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

16.5%
New Jersey:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

61.1%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Essex Fells:

62.9%
New Jersey:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Essex Fells:

27.6
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Essex Fells:

16.5%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

6.0%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Essex Fells:

7.0
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
Essex Fells:

34.9%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

66.1%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Essex Fells:

81.6%
State:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Essex Fells, 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 4$34,663$103,9890$0
Streets and Highways 4$29,870$89,6101$1,428
Other Government Administration 2$8,765$52,5901$713
Local Libraries 2$4,920$29,5203$1,950
Water Supply 2$9,451$56,7060$0
Police - Other 1$5,653$67,8365$6,110
Financial Administration 1$5,132$61,5840$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,709$44,5080$0
Health 1$1,053$12,6360$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$48
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$528
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 18$103,216$68,81112$10,777

Essex Fells government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $240,000 ($112.31)
    General - Other: $231,000 ($108.10)
    General Public Buildings: $76,000 ($35.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($4.68)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $2,435,000 ($1139.45)
    Police Protection: $1,505,000 ($704.26)
    General - Other: $1,012,000 ($473.56)
    Regular Highways: $204,000 ($95.46)
    Financial Administration: $80,000 ($37.44)
    Central Staff Services: $69,000 ($32.29)
    General Public Buildings: $55,000 ($25.74)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $40,000 ($18.72)
    Sewerage: $35,000 ($16.38)
    Health - Other: $33,000 ($15.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $33,000 ($15.44)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $33,000 ($15.44)
    Local Fire Protection: $25,000 ($11.70)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($3.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($2.34)
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000 ($0.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $119,000 ($55.69)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $272,000 ($127.28)
    Other - Police Protection: $70,000 ($32.76)
    Other - Financial Administration: $22,000 ($10.29)
    Other - Protective Inspection and Regulations: $15,000 ($7.02)
    Other - Health - Other: $3,000 ($1.40)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $503,000 ($235.38)
    General - Other: $76,000 ($35.56)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.94)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,242,000 ($1049.13)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $51,000 ($23.87)

Essex Fells government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $182,000 ($85.17)
    Other: $5,000 ($2.34)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $44,000 ($20.59)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $50,000 ($23.40)
    Rents: $44,000 ($20.59)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.47)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,732,000 ($1278.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $197,000 ($92.19)
    General Local Government Support: $193,000 ($90.31)
    Health and Hospitals: $13,000 ($6.08)
    Other: $11,000 ($5.15)
  • Tax - Property: $3,541,000 ($1657.00)
    Other License: $110,000 ($51.47)
    Public Utilities Sales: $41,000 ($19.19)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($0.47)

Essex Fells government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,385,000 ($1116.05)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,145,000 ($1003.74)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $240,000 ($112.31)

Essex Fells government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,069,000 ($500.23)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,304,000 ($610.20)

5.72% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($86,759 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,425 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.04%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hudson County, NJ  0.78% ($95,396 average AGI)
from Union County, NJ  0.65% ($49,843)
from Passaic County, NJ  0.41% ($75,079)


6.47% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($128,901 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,135 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.05%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Union County, NJ  0.90% ($84,799 average AGI)
to Hudson County, NJ  0.50% ($65,771)
to Morris County, NJ  0.45% ($108,449)

Businesses in Essex Fells, NJ

  • FedEx: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Essex Fells:

  • 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.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WPAT (930 AM; 5 kW; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT, INC)
  • 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.)
  • WNYC (820 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Essex Fells:

  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WFME (94.7 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WFMU (91.1 FM; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: AURICLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WMSC (90.3 FM; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • 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.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Essex Fells:

  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
Essex Fells fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Essex Fells fatal accident list:

Mar 21, 2017 08:43 AM, Devon Rd, Lat: 40.819533, Lon: -74.278000, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 20, 2005 01:37 PM, 508, Whittlesey Ave, Lat: 40.753090, Lon: -74.211310, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 23, 2002 00:01 AM, Freeway Dr, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 21, 1988 06:33 PM, Walnut, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 16, 1982 11:48 PM, Cr611, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 1.0mTotal length
  • 4,180Total average daily traffic
  • 125Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,020Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Essex Fells)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Service Bldg 307 Runnymede Rd (Lat: 40.832056 Lon: -74.287083), Call Sign: KUG744,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.940 MHz, Grant Date: 08/10/2012, Expiration Date: 10/19/2022, Registrant: Essex Fells Police Department, 255 Roseland Avenue, Essex Fells, NJ 07021, Phone: (973) 226-3000, Fax: (973) 228-6296, Email:
  • Lat: 40.830056 Lon: -74.284389, Call Sign: WQRU524,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.412 MHz, 456.412 MHz, Grant Date: 07/29/2013, Expiration Date: 07/29/2023, Certifier: Brian D Shatzel, Registrant: Atlas License Company & Data Services, 7202 N. Shadeland Ave Ste 215, Indianapolis, IN 46250, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 813-4870, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • West Orange, 81 Marcella Ave (Lat: 40.788167 Lon: -74.254861), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 92.4 m, Call Sign: WQTG608,
    Assigned Frequencies: 22685.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/29/2014, Expiration Date: 01/29/2024, Certifier: Sean Mirsky, Registrant: World Class Wireless, LLC, 600 W. Chicago, Suite 610, Chicago, IL 60654, Phone: (312) 244-3402, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KB2TVG, Licensee ID: L00254087, Grant Date: 11/26/2015, Expiration Date: 02/23/2026, Registrant: Adam D Finkelstein, 50 Bloomfield Ave., Essex Fells, NJ 07021-1500
  • Call Sign: N2JJK, Grant Date: 02/25/1999, Expiration Date: 02/25/2009, Cancellation Date: 02/26/2011, Registrant: David R Whitehead, 14 Forest Way, Essex Fells, NJ 07021
  • Call Sign: W2HCG, Grant Date: 07/05/1988, Expiration Date: 07/05/1998, Cancellation Date: 07/06/2000, Registrant: Herbert F Angermeier Sr, 9 Old Chester Rd, Essex Fells, NJ 07021
  • Call Sign: KB1JIC, Licensee ID: L00623828, Grant Date: 10/31/2012, Expiration Date: 01/28/2023, Certifier: Paul E Nikolich, Registrant: Paul E Nikolich, 3 Barberry Way, Essex Fells, NJ 07021
  • Call Sign: KD2LBQ, Licensee ID: L02025734, Grant Date: 05/13/2016, Expiration Date: 05/13/2026, Certifier: James J Ringwood Iii, Registrant: James J Ringwood Iii, Essex Fells, NJ 07021

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER AIRCRAFT INC PA46-500TP (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-42A (850 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 296ST , Serial Number: 4697296, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 03/30/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 11/01/2011
    Registrant (LLC): 3 Chiefs Aviation LLC, 35 Oval Rd, Essex Fells, NJ 07021
  • 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: 64350 , Serial Number: 17265185, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 04/17/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 08/21/2002
    Registrant (Individual): David D Byrne, 31 Windsor Pl, Essex Fells, NJ 07021
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 84467 , Serial Number: 28-8190257, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 05/05/1982, Certificate Issue Date: 11/30/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Robert Lewin, 88 Fells Rd, Essex Fells, NJ 07021
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8833P , Serial Number: 24-4289, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 07/12/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 09/20/1990
    Registrant (Individual): Alan J Feierstein, 56 Fellswood Dr, Essex Fells, NJ 07021

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
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 ORIGINATED2$513,50015$558,13377$470,1565$380,8001$711,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$03$626,6675$397,0002$675,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$750,00012$591,4170$01$167,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$502,00010$763,0000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$500,0000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0209.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$455,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0209.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Essex Fells, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Essex Fells, NJ - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 7. The highest number of fires - 12 took place in 2005, and the least - 2 in 2012. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Essex Fells, NJ When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (77.0%), and Outside Fires (17.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Essex Fells, NJ
    • 7777.0%Structure Fires
    • 1717.0%Outside Fires
    • 55.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 11.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Essex Fells, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Essex Fells, NJ
  • 92.7%Utility gas
  • 3.4%Electricity
  • 2.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Essex Fells, NJ
  • 73.2%Utility gas
  • 17.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.9%Electricity
  • 4.9%Other fuel


Essex Fells compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above 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 above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Essex Fells on our top lists:

  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other South Central Asia (population 500+)"
  • #15 (07021) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 1,000+)"
  • #37 (07021) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #65 (07021) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting net capital gain/loss in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #65 (07021) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest average reported salary/wage in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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