Glen Ridge, New Jersey

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Population in 2017: 7,704 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +6.0%
 
Males: 3,759  (48.8%)
Females: 3,945  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

42.4 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 07028.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $142,037 (it was $105,638 in 2000)
Glen Ridge:

$142,037
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $72,807 (it was $48,456 in 2000)

Glen Ridge borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $514,929 (it was $255,700 in 2000)
Glen Ridge:

$514,929
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $447,851; detached houses: $522,862; townhouses or other attached units: $387,521; in 2-unit structures: $223,228; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $278,189; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $310,816; mobile homes: $237,978

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,655.

March 2019 cost of living index in Glen Ridge: 116.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.4%
(1.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.3% for Black residents, 3.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.4% for other race residents, 65.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Glen Ridge, NJ (2010)
    • 6,25383.1%White alone
    • 3775.0%Hispanic
    • 3564.7%Black alone
    • 3484.6%Asian alone
    • 1642.2%Two or more races
    • 270.4%Other race alone
    • 20.03%American Indian alone

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

Crime rates in Glen Ridge by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(14.0)
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
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(28.0)
2
(28.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(51.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(28.0)
2
(28.5)
8
(116.3)
3
(45.0)
3
(45.5)
2
(30.1)
5
(66.2)
3
(39.6)
4
(52.5)
3
(39.2)
2
(26.0)
3
(39.2)
3
(39.0)
1
(13.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
11
(154.1)
1
(14.2)
3
(43.6)
4
(60.0)
1
(15.2)
5
(75.3)
8
(105.9)
7
(92.4)
3
(39.3)
0
(0.0)
7
(90.9)
1
(13.1)
4
(52.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
46
(644.3)
46
(654.8)
21
(305.4)
32
(480.3)
54
(818.3)
76
(1,144)
42
(556.1)
62
(818.4)
39
(511.4)
40
(522.3)
37
(480.2)
46
(601.5)
35
(454.9)
24
(314.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
163
(2,283)
153
(2,178)
116
(1,687)
77
(1,156)
93
(1,409)
103
(1,551)
137
(1,814)
115
(1,518)
108
(1,416)
124
(1,619)
127
(1,648)
110
(1,438)
114
(1,482)
121
(1,588)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
35
(490.3)
11
(156.6)
10
(145.4)
14
(210.1)
6
(90.9)
8
(120.4)
10
(132.4)
6
(79.2)
9
(118.0)
1
(13.1)
5
(64.9)
2
(26.2)
8
(104.0)
13
(170.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(42.0)
1
(14.2)
1
(14.5)
1
(15.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(30.1)
2
(26.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.1)
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)265.3179.6144.1122.2149.7175.9163.1165.3125.5114.1172.2116.1121.5103.1

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City-data.com crime index in Glen Ridge, NJ

Crime rate in Glen Ridge detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 29 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.02
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Italian (25.0%), English (6.9%), American (6.9%), Irish (6.4%), Polish (4.8%), Greek (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1895

Elevation: 187 feet

Land area: 1.28 square miles.

Population density: 6,034 people per square mile   (high).

Glen Ridge, New Jersey map

960 residents are foreign born (5.5% Europe, 3.3% Latin America, 2.2% Asia).

This borough:

12.4%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $10,213 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $10,079 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Orange, NJ (2.7 miles , pop. 69,824).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (4.9 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (12.3 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities:

Bloomfield, NJ (0.9 miles ),
Montclair, NJ (1.1 miles ),
Silver Lake, NJ (1.4 miles ),
Brookdale, NJ (1.5 miles ),
Belleville, NJ (1.5 miles ),
Nutley, NJ (1.6 miles ),
East Orange, NJ (1.6 miles ),
Verona, NJ (1.7 miles )

Latitude: 40.80 N, Longitude: 74.20 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,347 (-30.2%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 440 (11.5%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 973

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

4.9%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +229 (+3.3%).
Most common industries in Glen Ridge, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (14.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.8%)
  • Educational services (13.4%)
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.1%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (4.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (2.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (19.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (17.1%)
  • Health care (6.7%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (5.3%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Construction (4.6%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (22.9%)
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.8%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Glen Ridge, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Lawyers (4.6%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Media and communications workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (12.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.9%)
  • Lawyers (5.9%)
  • Media and communications workers (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Top executives (4.9%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)

Average climate in Glen Ridge, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Glen Ridge, New Jersey average temperatures Glen Ridge, New Jersey average precipitation Glen Ridge, New Jersey humidity Glen Ridge, New Jersey wind speed Glen Ridge, New Jersey snowfall Glen Ridge, New Jersey sunshine Glen Ridge, 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 0.322. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.322
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 16.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.1
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.358. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.358
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.1
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 5.8 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 8.23. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.23
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Glen Ridge-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 35% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.5 miles away from the Glen Ridge borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 27.1 miles away from the borough center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Glen Ridge-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 217.9 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 101.7 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 255.9 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 100.3 miles away from Glen Ridge 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 237.1 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 49.2 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 (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).
Glen Ridge topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Glen Ridge:

  • PARK MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; BLOOMFIELD, NJ)
  • MADISON NH (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; MONTCLAIR, NJ)
  • CHRILL VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; MONTCLAIR, NJ)
  • RCG BLOOMFIELD DC (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; BLOOMFIELD, NJ)
  • HAZELCREST MANOR NH (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BLOOMFIELD, NJ)
  • MONTCLAIR COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 2 miles away; MONTCLAIR, NJ)
  • MONTCLAIR HOSPITAL SNC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; MONTCLAIR, NJ)

Amtrak stations near Glen Ridge:

  • 6 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.
  • 8 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 12 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 Glen Ridge:

  • Montclair State University (about 4 miles; Montclair, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 16,277)
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (about 5 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,210)
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology (about 5 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,212)
  • Rutgers University-Newark (about 5 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,869)
  • Essex County College (about 5 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,595)
  • Seton Hall University (about 5 miles; South Orange, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,742)
  • Berkeley College-Woodland Park (about 7 miles; Woodland Park, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,938)

Public high school in Glen Ridge:

Public elementary/middle schools in Glen Ridge:

See full list of schools located in Glen Ridge

Library in Glen Ridge:

  • GLEN RIDGE FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $684,527; Location: 240 RIDGEWOOD AVENUE; 39,555 books; 2,299 audio materials; 2,637 video materials; 22 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 118 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Ridgewood Avenue School - new name for the school which houses grades 3-6;
  • Montclair Community Hospital closed several years ago.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Glen Ridge: Glen Ridge Station (A), Glen Ridge Ambulance Squad (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Glen Ridge include: Glen Ridge Congregational Church (A), Christ Episcopal Church (B), Church of the Redeemer (C), East Orange Gospel Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Buzz Aldrin - Astronaut Fighter pilot, Cindy Sherman - Photographer, Jon Brion - Composer, Alison Stewart - Television personality, Anthony Fasano - Football player, Butch van Breda Kolff - Basketball player-coach, Henry Selick - Filmmaker, Jennifer Granick - Technology writer, Kelly Tripucka - Basketball player, Kim Milford - Actor.

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 Glen Ridge and their reported violations in the past:

GLEN RIDGE WATER DEPT (Population served: 8,000, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-10-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAR-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2010), St Public Notif received (2 times from APR-22-2010 to MAY-10-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2014. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-16-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-18-2014)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This borough:

3.0 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:

3.6%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
15 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
6 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
10 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards in 2000

Banks with branches in Glen Ridge (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Glen Ridge Drive Thru Branch at 726 Bloomfield Avenue, branch established on 1990/07/31; Glen Ridge Branch at 227 Ridgewood Ave, branch established on 1914/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Glen Ridge Branch at 975 Bloomfield Avenue, branch established on 1967/10/02. 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
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Glen Ridge Branch at 777 Bloomfield Avenue, branch established on 1985/07/22. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Glen Ridge:

Marital status in Glen Ridge, NJ
  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 68.3%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 2.7%
  • Divorced: 4.0%

For population 25 years and over in Glen Ridge:

  • High school or higher: 97.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 69.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 37.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
New Jersey average:

12.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Glen Ridge, 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
Essex County:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Here:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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:
Essex County:

9.4%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.3%
New Jersey:

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

16.5%
New Jersey:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

56.3%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Glen Ridge:

56.2%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Glen Ridge:

27.9
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.1%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Glen Ridge:

9.0%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
Glen Ridge:

33.9%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

62.5%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Glen Ridge:

81.6%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Glen Ridge, NJ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 24$224,456$112,2280$0
Local Libraries 8$28,875$43,31312$6,777
Police - Other 6$21,519$43,03820$13,198
Financial Administration 4$17,791$53,3731$1,822
Other and Unallocable 4$21,216$63,64820$16,286
Parks and Recreation 4$19,329$57,9870$0
Streets and Highways 3$16,158$64,6320$0
Transit 2$7,736$46,4160$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$12,886$77,3160$0
Judicial and Legal 2$12,285$73,7105$8,701
Other Government Administration 2$15,320$91,9200$0
Health 1$3,977$47,7240$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,204$38,4481$3,171
Water Supply 1$5,290$63,4801$3,438
Totals for Government 64$410,042$76,88360$53,393

Glen Ridge government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $311,000 ($40.37)
    Water Utilities: $298,000 ($38.68)
    General Public Buildings: $182,000 ($23.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $114,000 ($14.80)
    Sewerage: $30,000 ($3.89)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.13)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,719,000 ($352.93)
    General - Other: $2,279,000 ($295.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $825,000 ($107.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $792,000 ($102.80)
    Water Utilities: $717,000 ($93.07)
    Libraries: $549,000 ($71.26)
    Regular Highways: $315,000 ($40.89)
    Central Staff Services: $267,000 ($34.66)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $226,000 ($29.34)
    Financial Administration: $222,000 ($28.82)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $126,000 ($16.36)
    Transit Utilities: $114,000 ($14.80)
    Health - Other: $110,000 ($14.28)
    General Public Buildings: $43,000 ($5.58)
    Sewerage: $14,000 ($1.82)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $201,000 ($26.09)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $972,000 ($126.17)
    Other - Sewerage: $460,000 ($59.71)
    Other - Health - Other: $17,000 ($2.21)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $52,000 ($6.75)
    Police Protection: $50,000 ($6.49)
    Regular Highways: $44,000 ($5.71)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,259,000 ($552.83)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $80,000 ($10.38)

Glen Ridge government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $435,000 ($56.46)
    Parking Facilities: $48,000 ($6.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($1.43)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($1.30)
    Other: $5,000 ($0.65)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $144,000 ($18.69)
    General Revenue - Other: $93,000 ($12.07)
    Sale of Property: $3,000 ($0.39)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.13)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,247,000 ($161.86)
    Transit Utilities: $72,000 ($9.35)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $385,000 ($49.97)
    Other: $47,000 ($6.10)
    Health and Hospitals: $39,000 ($5.06)
  • Tax - Property: $10,082,000 ($1308.67)
    Other License: $232,000 ($30.11)
    Public Utilities Sales: $36,000 ($4.67)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $10,000 ($1.30)

Glen Ridge government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,680,000 ($1386.29)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,908,000 ($1286.09)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $772,000 ($100.21)

Glen Ridge government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $177,000 ($22.98)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,723,000 ($223.65)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $167,000 ($21.68)

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 Glen Ridge, NJ

  • FedEx: 2
  • Starbucks: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Glen Ridge:

  • 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.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WPAT (930 AM; 5 kW; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT, INC)
  • WNYC (820 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Glen Ridge:

  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • 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)
  • WMSC (90.3 FM; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WBGO (88.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: NEWARK PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Glen Ridge:

  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Glen Ridge: Franklin Earl Sigler.

Glen Ridge fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Glen Ridge fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 14.4mTotal length
  • $13,036,000Total costs
  • 35,372Total average daily traffic
  • 1,127Total average daily truck traffic
  • 45,710Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 3 Herman St (Lat: 40.801222 Lon: -74.204583), Call Sign: WBP514, Licensee ID: L00049354,
    Assigned Frequencies: 473.512 MHz, Grant Date: 08/29/2000, Expiration Date: 11/20/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/21/2006, Registrant: Glen Ridge, Borough Of, 3 Herman St, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028, Phone: (201) 748-5400
  • Fire Headquarters 3 Herman St (Lat: 40.801222 Lon: -74.204583), Call Sign: KBH348, Licensee ID: L00049354,
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.5400 MHz, Grant Date: 10/14/2011, Expiration Date: 10/21/2021, Registrant: Glen Ridge, Borough Of, 3 Herman St, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028, Phone: (201) 748-5400
  • 3 Herman St (Lat: 40.801222 Lon: -74.204583), Call Sign: KEC835, Licensee ID: L00049354,
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.1800 MHz, 154.680 MHz, 155.475 MHz, Grant Date: 05/22/2014, Expiration Date: 07/05/2024, Registrant: Glen Ridge, Borough Of
  • Lat: 40.825111 Lon: -74.195583, Call Sign: WQDN539,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.137 MHz, 457.487 MHz, 464.612 MHz, 469.612 MHz, Grant Date: 07/22/2015, Expiration Date: 10/07/2025, Certifier: Michael Vacchiano, Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 4401-A Connecticut Ave Nw #232, Washington, DC 20008, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Email:
  • Lat: 40.799083 Lon: -74.206694, Call Sign: WQFJ936,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.2000 MHz, Grant Date: 06/04/2016, Expiration Date: 08/02/2026, Certifier: John Dubuque, Registrant: Glen Ridge Board Of Education, 12 High Street, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028, Phone: (973) 429-8304, Fax: (973) 429-9317, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Glen Ridge)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: SCHLEICHER ASW-20C (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 20UH , Serial Number: 20809, Year manufactured: 1985, Airworthiness Date: 05/24/1985, Certificate Issue Date: 12/07/2011
    Registrant (Individual): John H Whitney, 50 Chestnut Hill Pl, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 525A (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: WILLIAMS FJ44-3A-24 (2490 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 45MH , Serial Number: 525A0344, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 03/19/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 04/30/2007
    Registrant (Corporation): Pgm Air Inc, 35 Highland Ave, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 152 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 5464P , Serial Number: 15284951, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 02/26/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 06/29/2016
    Registrant (LLC): Danig Aviation LLC, 225 Ridgewood Ave Unit 22, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-39 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 183 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-320 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8906Y , Serial Number: 39-61, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 08/10/1970, Certificate Issue Date: 07/08/2015
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Tomoharu Nishino, 33 Douglas Rd, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028, Other Owners: Chiaki J Nishino

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 ORIGINATED8$358,50075$406,427318$353,60110$261,6002$284,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$518,0006$517,83330$348,0670$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$09$309,33359$344,3906$106,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$357,50010$373,60047$371,0000$01$224,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$381,6672$598,5009$401,8892$327,0001$297,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0160.00

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 ORIGINATED7$392,7142$359,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$340,2500$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$261,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0160.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Glen Ridge, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Glen Ridge, NJ - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 15. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 24 took place in 2005, and the least - 5 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Glen Ridge, NJ When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (65.2%), and Outside Fires (27.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Glen Ridge, NJ
    • 14665.2%Structure Fires
    • 6127.2%Outside Fires
    • 125.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 52.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Glen Ridge, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Glen Ridge, NJ
  • 79.3%Utility gas
  • 14.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Electricity
  • 0.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Glen Ridge, NJ
  • 77.1%Utility gas
  • 22.9%Electricity


Glen Ridge compared to New Jersey state average:

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

Glen Ridge on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: finance and insurance (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: management occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people living the same house as 1 year ago (population 5,000+))"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: legal occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time local library workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: information (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 100 best educated cities (highest percentage of bachelor degree holding residents) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: legal occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: extraction workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: management occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 (07028) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #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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