Finderne, New Jersey

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Population in 2010: 5,600.
Males: 2,732  (48.8%)
Females: 2,868  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

37.9 years
New Jersey median age:

40.2 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $111,587
Finderne:

$111,587
NJ:

$85,751

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $56,743

Finderne CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $440,800
Finderne:

$440,800
NJ:

$348,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $300,754; detached houses: $330,931; townhouses or other attached units: $264,156; in 2-unit structures: $224,109; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $196,666; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $123,428

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,612.

March 2019 cost of living index in Finderne: 120.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 4.7%
(4.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.7% for Black residents, 8.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.5% for other race residents, 28.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Finderne, NJ (2019)
    • 2,68845.5%White alone
    • 1,47925.1%Hispanic
    • 1,36923.2%Asian alone
    • 2764.7%Black alone
    • 641.1%Two or more races

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

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Ancestries: Irish (9.3%), Polish (7.3%), Italian (6.1%), Haitian (4.5%), Hungarian (2.1%), English (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 92 feet

2,511 residents are foreign born (19.9% Latin America, 5.6% Europe).

This place:

42.5%
New Jersey:

22.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $6,509 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $7,132 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Edison, NJ (10.6 miles , pop. 97,687).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Staten Island, NY (23.0 miles , pop. 443,728).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Brooklyn, NY (33.4 miles , pop. 2,465,326).

Nearest cities:

Somerville borough, NJ (1.2 miles ),
Manville borough, NJ (1.4 miles ),
Zarephath, NJ (1.4 miles),
Bound Brook borough, NJ (1.4 miles ),
Weston, NJ (1.4 miles ),
South Bound Brook borough, NJ (1.6 miles ),
Martinsville, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Franklin Center, NJ (1.7 miles )

Latitude: 40.56 N, Longitude: 74.58 W

Distribution of median household income in Finderne, NJ in 2019
Distribution of house value in Finderne, NJ in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.3%
New Jersey:

9.9%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 92.2. This is worse than average.

City:

92.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.358. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.358
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.73. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.73
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.263. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.263
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.15. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.15
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00543. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00543
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Finderne-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Jersey state average. It is 24% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1990, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.6 miles away from the Finderne place center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 16.9 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Finderne-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Jersey state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 257.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 78.5 miles away from Finderne center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 234.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 276.8 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 77.0 miles away from Finderne 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) earthquake occurred 274.9 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 Somerset County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 6, Heavy Rains: 4, Snowstorms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 3 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Finderne:

  • N J EASTERN STAR HOME (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; BRIDGEWATER, NJ)
  • FRIENDS RETIREMENT CONCEPTS (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; BRIDGEWATER, NJ)
  • SOMERSET MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 1 miles away; SOMERVILLE, NJ)
  • COMMUNITY VNA (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; SOMERVILLE, NJ)
  • MARGARET MCLAUGHLIN MCCARRICK (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SOMERSET, NJ)
  • KING JAMES NH OF FRANKLIN (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SOMERSET, NJ)
  • WILLOW CREEK REHAB AND CARE CE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SOMERSET, NJ)

Heliports located in Finderne:

Amtrak stations near Finderne:

  • 9 miles: NEW BRUNSWICK (FRENCH & ALBANY STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: METROPARK (ISELIN, 100 MIDDLESEX-ESSEX TPK.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: PRINCETON JUNCTION (WALLACE RD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, snack bar, 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 Finderne:

  • Raritan Valley Community College (about 8 miles; Branchburg, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 5,735)
  • Rutgers University-New Brunswick (about 8 miles; New Brunswick, NJ; FT enrollment: 39,388)
  • Middlesex County College (about 12 miles; Edison, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,849)
  • Union County College (about 16 miles; Cranford, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,148)
  • Princeton University (about 16 miles; Princeton, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,897)
  • Drew University (about 16 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham (about 17 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,690)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Finderne: Finderne Station (A), Finderne First Aid and Rescue Squad (B), Finderne Fire Engine Company 1 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Finderne: Finderne Reformed Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

Somerset County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

61.8%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.5%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
135 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
11 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Finderne:

Marital status in Finderne, NJ
  • Never married: 34.1%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

For population 25 years and over in Finderne:

  • High school or higher: 94.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
New Jersey average:

12.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Finderne
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Finderne, NJ (based on Somerset County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic98,95129
Mainline Protestant27,47268
Other15,07833
Evangelical Protestant13,15853
Orthodox1,2006
Black Protestant1,0767
None166,509-
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: 69
Somerset County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Somerset County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 53
This county:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
This county:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 256
Somerset County:

7.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Somerset County:

20.4%
State:

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

24.0%
New Jersey:

18.0%

6.88% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($99,878 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.88%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,109 average AGI)
Somerset County:

0.05%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Middlesex County, NJ  1.86% ($84,038 average AGI)
from Union County, NJ  0.79% ($77,768)
from Morris County, NJ  0.44% ($154,513)


7.61% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($110,999 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.61%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,010 average AGI)
Somerset County:

0.10%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Middlesex County, NJ  1.35% ($54,961 average AGI)
to Union County, NJ  0.59% ($62,161)
to Hunterdon County, NJ  0.46% ($101,740)

Strongest AM radio stations in Finderne:

  • WWTR (1170 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BRIDGEWATER, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • 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)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHWH (1350 AM; 10 kW; PRINCETON, NJ; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Finderne:

  • WAWZ (99.1 FM; ZAREPHATH, NJ; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WMGQ (98.3 FM; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WKXW-FM (101.5 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM CENTRAL NEW JERSEY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WNJT-FM (88.1 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BRD/CST AUTHORITY)
  • WPRB (103.3 FM; PRINCETON, NJ; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Finderne:

  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W36AS (Channel 36; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNJN (Channel 50; MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CNG AUTHORITY)
  • 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)
  • W54CZ (Channel 54; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
Finderne fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Finderne fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 164ft / 50.2mTotal length
  • $11,128,000Total costs
  • 703,156Total average daily traffic
  • 51,891Total average daily truck traffic
  • 313,175Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Finderne, NJ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11930-1939
  • 111960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Finderne, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Finderne, NJ
  • 90.9%Utility gas
  • 4.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.2%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Finderne, NJ
  • 72.1%Utility gas
  • 23.1%Electricity
  • 2.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 1.1%Other fuel


Finderne compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

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  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other South America (population 500+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ethiopia (population 500+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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