Fairfield, New Jersey

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Population in July 2007: 6,856.
Males: 3,352  (48.9%)
Females: 3,504  (51.1%)
Median resident age:  40.7 years
New Jersey median age:  36.7 years

Zip codes: 07004.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $99,147 (it was $83,120 in 2000)
Fairfield:

$99,147
NJ:

$70,165

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $40,659 (it was $32,099 in 2000)

Fairfield CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $495,462 (it was $273,900 in 2000)
Fairfield:

$495,462
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
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  • Races in Fairfield, NJ (2000)

    Fairfield races chart
    • 6,54492.7%White alone
    • 2443.5%Hispanic
    • 1992.8%Asian alone
    • 360.5%Black alone
    • 320.5%Two or more races
    • 60.08%American Indian alone
    • 20.03%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Fairfield: 133.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Italian (45.8%), Irish (14.4%), German (13.8%), Polish (7.3%), English (3.7%), United States (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 180 feet

Land area: 10.5 square miles.

Population density: 656 people per square mile   (low).

Fairfield,NJ real estate house value index trend

Fairfield, New Jersey map

For population 25 years and over in Fairfield:

  • High school or higher: 86.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fairfield CDP:

  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 65.7%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 3.4%

889 residents are foreign born (7.7% Europe, 2.2% Asia, 1.9% Latin America).

This place:

12.6%
New Jersey:

21.6%

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

Fairfield CDP:  1.8% ($4,968)
New Jersey:  2.4% ($4,047)
Fairfield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wayne, NJ (4.9 miles , pop. 54,069).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (11.5 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (18.4 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities: North Caldwell borough, NJ (1.5 miles ), West Caldwell, NJ (1.5 miles ), Singac, NJ (1.7 miles ), Caldwell borough, NJ (1.7 miles ), Lincoln Park borough, NJ (1.7 miles ), Little Falls, NJ (1.8 miles ), Essex Fells borough, NJ (1.9 miles ), Cedar Grove, NJ (1.9 miles ).

Latitude: 40.88 N, Longitude: 74.29 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +17,108 (+242.2%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 775 (22.1%)

Fairfield household income distribution Fairfield home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.7%
New Jersey:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
  • Chemicals (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (3%)
  • Engineers (3%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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

Average climate in Fairfield, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fairfield-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 12.1 miles away from the Fairfield place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 22.4 miles away from the place center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fairfield-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 212.6 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 99.1 miles away from Fairfield 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 251.3 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 97.7 miles away from the city 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 46.6 miles away from Fairfield 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 243.7 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).
Fairfield topographic map

Main business address for: BRADLEY PHARMACEUTICALS INC (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS), MEASUREMENT SPECIALTIES INC (MEASURING & CONTROLLING DEVICES, NEC), COVANTA ENERGY CORP (COGENERATION SERVICES & SMALL POWER PRODUCERS), PRIME HOSPITALITY CORP (HOTELS & MOTELS), DANIELSON HOLDING CORP (COGENERATION SERVICES & SMALL POWER PRODUCERS), Kearny Financial Corp. (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED), INFOTECH USA INC (SERVICES-COMPUTER INTEGRATED SYSTEMS DESIGN), UNIGENE LABORATORIES INC (MEDICINAL CHEMICALS & BOTANICAL PRODUCTS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Fairfield:

  • CARE ALTERNATIVES, INC (27 DANIEL ROAD WEST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Fairfield:

  • WEST CALDWELL CC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WEST CALDWELL, NJ)
  • ST. JOSEPH'S WAYNE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; WAYNE, NJ)
  • LUTHERAN SOCIAL MINISTRIES CRA (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WEST CALDWELL, NJ)
  • LINCOLN PARK CARE CENTER L L C (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LINCOLN PARK, NJ)
  • LINCOLN PARK INTERMEDIATE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LINCOLN PARK, NJ)
  • ARBOR GLEN CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CEDAR GROVE, NJ)
  • VHS OF NJ INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; TOTOWA, NJ)

Airports and heliports located in Fairfield:

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Amtrak stations near Fairfield:

  • 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.
  • 14 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 19 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 Fairfield:

  • Montclair State University (about 6 miles; Montclair, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 16,277)
  • Berkeley College-Woodland Park (about 6 miles; Woodland Park, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,938)
  • William Paterson University of New Jersey (about 7 miles; Wayne, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,198)
  • Passaic County Community College (about 8 miles; Paterson, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,351)
  • Seton Hall University (about 10 miles; South Orange, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,742)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham (about 11 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,690)
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (about 11 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,210)

Public elementary/middle schools in Fairfield:

Private elementary/middle schools in Fairfield:

  • EARLY LEARNING CENTER (Students: 112; Location: 56 PIER LN; Grades: PK - TK)
  • BANYAN SCHOOL (Students: 72; Location: 12 HOLLYWOOD AVE; Grades: 1 - 7)
See full list of schools located in Fairfield, map of school districts: FAIRFIELD TOWNSHIP, WEST ESSEX REGIONAL

Library in Fairfield:

  • ANTHONY PIO COSTA MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,043,394; Location: 261 HOLLYWOOD AVENUE; 72,944 books; 2,761 audio materials; 3,474 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 145 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Fairfield: Township of Fairfield Village (A), Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (B), Fairfield Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Fairfield include: BRADLEY PHARMACEUTICALS INC (A), MEASUREMENT SPECIALTIES INC (B), COVANTA ENERGY CORP (C), PRIME HOSPITALITY CORP (D), DANIELSON HOLDING CORP (E), Kearny Financial Corp. (F), INFOTECH USA INC (G), UNIGENE LABORATORIES INC (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Fairfield: Clinton Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Clinton Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Swamps: Great Piece Meadows (A), Long Meadow (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Green Brook (A), Deepavaal Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Funtime Junction Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 400 Fairfield Road), Nova Travel & Tours Inc (Recreational Trips & Guides; 387 Passaic Ave).

Hotels: Best Western Fairfield Exec (216-234 Route 46 Eastbound), Hampton Inn & Suites Fairfield (118-124 Route 46 East), Howard Johnson (710 USHighway 46), Best Western Fairfield Executive Inn (216-234 Route 46 Eastbound), Ramada Inn (Jctn Of Interstate 80 & Highway No 46), Meadowlands Plaza Hotel Fairfield (286 Us Highway 46), Prime Management Company (700 USHighway 46), Pine Brook Motor Lodge Inc (12 U S Hwy No 46 W), Radisson Hotel & Suites Fairfield (690 USHighway 46).

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 2012 was 97.0. This is worse than average.

City:

97.0
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.439. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.439
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 18.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.7
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.29. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.29
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 14.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.34
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0147

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

FAIRFIELD WATER DEPT (Population served: 8,000, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-03-2008), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-03-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-08-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (2 times from JUL-31-2008 to JUL-31-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-31-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-27-2006), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-21-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-21-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-21-2010)
FAIRTON FEDERAL CORRECTIONAL (Population served: 2,141, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between MAY-25-2011 and JUN-16-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-16-2011), St Public Notif requested (JAN-09-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-09-2012)
NJ Y CEDAR LAKE NAH JEE CAMPS (Serves PA, Population served: 1,300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-10-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-10-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-10-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2013), St Site Visit (enforcement) (OCT-10-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-10-2013)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-10-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-10-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-10-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2013), St Site Visit (enforcement) (OCT-10-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-10-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between AUG-26-2013 and SEP-26-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-10-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-10-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-10-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2013), St Site Visit (enforcement) (OCT-10-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-10-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
NJ Y CAMPING CENTER (Serves PA, Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Site Visit (enforcement) (OCT-10-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-10-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-10-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2013), St Boil Water Order (OCT-10-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-10-2013)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Site Visit (enforcement) (OCT-10-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-10-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-10-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2013), St Boil Water Order (OCT-10-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-10-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:  3.0 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  86.3%
Whole state:  70.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.2%
Whole state:  4.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

2.8%
Whole state:

8.5%

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

1.8%
Whole state:

4.2%
87 people in nursing homes in 2000

Fairfield, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Fairfield compared to New Jersey state average:

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

Banks with branches in Fairfield (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Fairfield Branch at 387 Passaic Avenue, branch established on 1984/06/25; Fairfield Corporate Ctr Middle Mkt at 695 Route 46 West, branch established on 2000/10/09. 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.
  • Valley National Bank: Fairfield Branch at 1 Passaic Avenue, branch established on 1985/09/03; Fairfield Road Branch at 167 Fairfield Road, branch established on 1996/10/07. 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
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Fairfield Branch at 49 Little Falls Road, branch established on 1960/10/29. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Capital One, National Association: Fairfield Branch at 710 Route 46, Suite 103, branch established on 2006/03/06. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • New York Community Bank: Little Falls Road Branch at 23 Little Falls Road, branch established on 1939/09/28. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $39,468.7 mil, Deposits: $20,709.8 mil, headquarters in Westbury, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 247 total offices, Holding Company: New York Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Fairfield Branch at 436 Hollywood Avenue, branch established on 2001/05/26. 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
  • Columbia Bank: Fairfield Branch at 271 Passaic Avenue, branch established on 2005/12/05. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $4,478.2 mil, Deposits: $2,795.4 mil, headquarters in Fair Lawn, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 44 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Fairfield, New Jersey:

  • Crowne Plaza Fairfield, 690 Rt 46 E, Fairfield, NJ 07004 , Phone: (973) 227-9200, Fax: (973) 227-1127
  • B/W Fairfield Executive Inn, 216-234 Rt 46 E, Fairfield, NJ 07004 , Phone: (201) 575-7700, Fax: (973) 575-8227
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites, 38 Two Bridges Rd, Fairfield, NJ 07704 , Phone: (973) 575-1742, Fax: (973) 575-9567
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 118-124 Rt 46 E, Fairfield, NJ 07004 , Phone: (973) 575-5777, Fax: (973) 575-0015
  • Comfort Inn, 286 Rt 46 E, Fairfield, NJ 07004 , Phone: (973) 227-4333, Fax: (973) 227-5399
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Fairfield, New Jersey

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
New Jersey average:

13.1

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • Electricity (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Fairfield CDP (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%

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 Fairfield:

  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • 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)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WVNJ (1160 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVERSAL B/CASTING OF NEW YORK,INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fairfield:

  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WMSC (90.3 FM; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFME (94.7 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WFMU (91.1 FM; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: AURICLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • 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 Fairfield:

  • 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)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMBC-TV (Channel 63; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • W54CZ (Channel 54; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
Fairfield fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Fairfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 63m207ftTotal length
  • 227,935Total average daily traffic
  • 14,179Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

71 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Fairfield)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 230 Fairfield Rd Municipal Bldg (Lat: 40.874000 Lon: -74.290417), Call Sign: KBW767, Licensee ID: L00018355
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.4400 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/14/2013, Expiration Date: 03/30/2023
    Registrant: Fairfield, Borough Of, 230 Fairfield Roadd, Fairfield, NJ 07004, Phone: (973) 227-1400, Fax: (973) 882-9521
  • Police Headquarters 230 Fairfield Rd (Lat: 40.874000 Lon: -74.290417), Call Sign: KEB446, Licensee ID: L00018355
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.1400 MHz, 45.1800 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/31/2003, Expiration Date: 10/21/2013
    Registrant: Fairfield, Borough Of, 230 Fairfield Rd, Fairfield, NJ 07004, Phone: (973) 227-1400
  • Police Hdqts 230 Fairfield Rd (Lat: 40.874000 Lon: -74.290417), Call Sign: KNBW388
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.680 MHz, 155.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/19/2011, Expiration Date: 12/01/2021
    Registrant: State Of Nj Office Of Emergency Communications, 300 Riverview Plaza, Trenton, NJ 08625, Phone: (973) 809-2898, Email:
  • 79 Lane Rd (Lat: 40.894556 Lon: -74.274583), Call Sign: KNCE473
    Assigned Frequencies: 150.815 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/05/2004, Expiration Date: 04/17/2014
    Registrant: Criger Service Inc, 79 Lane Rd, Fairfield, NJ 07004, Phone: (973) 227-5090, Fax: (973) 882-7534
  • Lat: 40.838750 Lon: -74.305611, Call Sign: WQDR588
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.4000 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/13/2005, Expiration Date: 10/13/2015, Certifier: Susan Abrams
    Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc, N3211 County Road H, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 248-3000, Fax: (262) 248-0455
  • Lat: 40.874500 Lon: -74.294694, Call Sign: WQHD814
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.562 MHz, 452.087 MHz, 451.487 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/09/2007, Expiration Date: 07/09/2017, Certifier: Dennis Ferrell
    Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • Lat: 40.887833 Lon: -74.301667, Call Sign: WQQV714
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.212 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/12/2013, Expiration Date: 03/12/2023, Certifier: Cecelia Feltis
    Registrant: Innovation Wireless, 11869 Teale Street, Culver City, CA 90230, Phone: (888) 559-5565, Fax: (310) 482-3480, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • TWP OF FAIRFIELD, Various Locations (Lat: 40.970917 Lon: -74.282917), Overall height: 2.4 m, Call Sign: WPOT760
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.318 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/25/2009, Expiration Date: 05/10/2019
    Registrant: Phone: (724) 430-3974
  • FAIR, Lat: 40.862222 Lon: -74.324167, Call Sign: WPQR370, Licensee ID: L00761386
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.281 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/2000, Expiration Date: 08/30/2010, Cancellation Date: 04/06/2006, Certifier: Thomas M O'Flynn
    Registrant: Pseg Services Corporation
  • Mobile, Lat: 40.862222 Lon: -74.324167, Call Sign: WQEV844
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.281 MHz, 952.281 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/28/2006, Expiration Date: 04/28/2016, Certifier: Jason A Lewis
    Registrant: Pseg Services Corporation, 80 Park Plaza T-15, Newark, NJ 07102-4194, Phone: (973) 430-7572, Fax: (973) 430-5129, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

4
  • Essex County Airport (Lat: 40.880944 Lon: -74.290694), Type: Building, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: KGY2, Licensee ID: L00013259
    Assigned Frequencies: 123.300 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/22/1999, Expiration Date: 06/09/2004, Cancellation Date: 08/15/2004
    Registrant: Caldwell Air Seervice Inc, 35 Wright Way, Fairfield, NJ 07004, Phone: (973) 808-9047, Fax: (973) 227-0676, Email:
  • Essex County Airport (Lat: 40.867333 Lon: -74.283194), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WOG5, Licensee ID: L00592389
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.950 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/12/2008, Expiration Date: 01/05/2018
    Registrant: Essex County Improvement Authority, 155 Passaic Ave, Fairfield, NJ 07004-3504, Phone: (973) 575-0952, Fax: (973) 808-0528
  • Essex County Airport (Lat: 40.880944 Lon: -74.290694), Type: Bant, Structure height: 11 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WQGM702
    Assigned Frequencies: 123.300 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/05/2007, Expiration Date: 03/05/2017, Certifier: Richard N Bonsignore
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Essex County Airport 19 Wright Way (Lat: 40.880861 Lon: -74.283306), Type: Building, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WQHA571
    Assigned Frequencies: 123.300 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/12/2007, Expiration Date: 06/12/2017, Certifier: Richard A Greene Sr.
    Registrant: Century Flight Academy, 19 Wright Way, Fairfield, NJ 07004, Phone: (973) 575-4800, Fax: (973) 575-4488, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fairfield)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Fairfield)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

39 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
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 ORIGINATED5$320,40050$353,300236$321,58117$155,0005$263,600
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$272,5005$366,40020$287,5501$12,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$376,0009$382,22289$338,60711$64,0003$187,667
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$342,6674$347,50040$340,2252$77,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$362,0000$015$379,3330$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0216.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$410,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$417,0001$557,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$360,0001$557,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$393,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$382,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0216.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 19
  • Hazardous Condition: 31

Incident types - Fairfield

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fairfield, NJ
Businesses in Fairfield, NJ
NameCountNameCount
Ashley Furniture1La-Z-Boy1
Baskin-Robbins1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Best Western1McDonald's1
Decora Cabinetry1New Balance1
Dunkin Donuts2Raymour & Flanigan2
FedEx8Subway1
Ford1Target1
Haworth1The Room Place2
Hilton1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS12
Houlihan's1Walgreens1
La Quinta1
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