Essex Fells, New Jersey

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Population in 2014: 2,095 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.1%
 
Males: 1,055  (50.4%)
Females: 1,040  (49.6%)
Median resident age:  42.3 years
New Jersey median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 07021.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $167,054 (it was $148,173 in 2000)
Essex Fells:

$167,054
NJ:

$70,165

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $84,201 (it was $77,434 in 2000)

Essex Fells borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $766,800 (it was $587,900 in 2000)
Essex Fells:

$766,800
NJ:

$307,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $417,210; Detached houses: $471,257; Townhouses or other attached units: $337,018; In 2-unit structures: $273,295; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $268,883; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $262,102

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,961.

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  • Races in Essex Fells, NJ (2010)

    Essex Fells races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Essex Fells: 121.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (17.0%), Italian (13.9%), German (8.1%), Polish (7.6%), English (4.8%), Russian (4.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1902

Elevation: 393 feet

Land area: 1.41 square miles.

Population density: 1,486 people per square mile   (low).

Essex Fells,NJ real estate house value index trend

Essex Fells, New Jersey map

For population 25 years and over in Essex Fells:

  • High school or higher: 99.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 72.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 37.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Essex Fells borough:

  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 67.5%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

160 residents are foreign born (2.9% Europe, 1.7% Asia, 0.8% Latin America).

This borough:

7.5%
New Jersey:

21.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $10,337 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $10,622 (1.5%)

Essex Fells satellite photo by USGS

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

Essex Fells household income distribution Essex Fells home values distribution

Crime rates in Essex Fells by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 000000001001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.046.50.00.045.2
Rapes 00000000000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A
Robberies 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 001100001001
per 100,000 0.00.046.146.80.00.00.00.046.50.00.045.2
Burglaries 0131523222095
per 100,000 0.0597.446.1234.295.0145.5100.095.193.10.0423.3226.2
Thefts 17101310131112641694
per 100,000 770.3459.6598.8468.4617.6533.5599.7285.4186.1754.7423.3181.0
Auto thefts 120010001232
per 100,000 45.391.90.00.047.50.00.00.046.594.3141.190.5
Arson 000020000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.095.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.8) 35.870.337.946.336.632.832.318.8125.039.360.2135.2

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Essex Fells detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 12 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.65
New Jersey average:

3.43
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.7%
New Jersey:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +8 (+0.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Finance and insurance (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (17%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (31%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Legal occupations (5%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (12%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Legal occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Essex Fells, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 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 98.5 miles away from Essex Fells 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 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 97.1 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 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 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 Essex County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Heavy Rains: 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).
Essex Fells topographic map

Birthplace of: Erin Abrahamson - Idol participant.

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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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

Essex 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 103. This is worse than average.

City:

103
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.337. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.337
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 17.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.4
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.924. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.924
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 15.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.23. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.23
U.S.:

9.35

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

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 2.0%
(2.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
New Jersey average:

12.7

Essex Fells travel time to work - commute Essex Fells mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Essex Fells borough (based on Essex County data)

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
Essex County:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

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

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Essex County:

25.3%
New Jersey:

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

16.5%
State:

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
Financial Administration 1$5,132$61,5840$0
Other Government Administration 2$8,765$52,5901$713
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$528
Police Protection - Officers 4$34,663$103,9890$0
Police - Other 1$5,653$67,8365$6,110
Fire - Other 0$0 1$48
Streets and Highways 4$29,870$89,6101$1,428
Health 1$1,053$12,6360$0
Water Supply 2$9,451$56,7060$0
Local Libraries 2$4,920$29,5203$1,950
Other and Unallocable 1$3,709$44,5080$0
Totals for Government 18$103,216$68,81112$10,777

5.07% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($56,840 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
New Jersey average:

5.08%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,014 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.07%
New Jersey average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Union County, NJ  0.69% ($43,744 average AGI)
from Hudson County, NJ  0.59% ($68,787)
from Passaic County, NJ  0.37% ($49,775)


6.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($63,660 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
New Jersey average:

5.65%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($995 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.09%
New Jersey average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Union County, NJ  0.92% ($45,825 average AGI)
to Hudson County, NJ  0.54% ($46,452)
to Morris County, NJ  0.37% ($84,301)

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 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Essex Fells fatal accident list:

Apr 20, 2005 01:37 PM, 508, Whittlesey Ave, 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, Drunken persons involved: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • $301,000Total costs
  • 5,390Total average daily traffic
  • 161Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,470Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Service Bldg 307 Runnymede Rd (Lat: 40.832056 Lon: -74.287083), Call Sign: KUG744
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.940 MHzGrant Date: 08/10/2012, Expiration Date: 10/19/2022Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 07/29/2013, Expiration Date: 07/29/2023, Certifier: Brian D ShatzelRegistrant: 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:

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  • 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 MHzGrant Date: 01/29/2014, Expiration Date: 01/29/2024, Certifier: Sean MirskyRegistrant: World Class Wireless, LLC, 600 W. Chicago, Suite 610, Chicago, IL 60654, Phone: (312) 244-3402, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • 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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • 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
    Registrant (Corporation): 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
    Registrant (Individual): David D Byrne, 31 Windsor Pl, 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
    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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 22

Incident types - Essex Fells

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Businesses in Essex Fells, NJ

  • FedEx: 1

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 below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students 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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