Highlands, New Jersey

Submit your own pictures of this borough and show them to the World

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2013: 4,960 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.7%
 
Males: 2,646  (53.3%)
Females: 2,314  (46.7%)
Median resident age:  46.3 years
New Jersey median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 07732.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $66,007 (it was $45,692 in 2000)
Highlands:

$66,007
NJ:

$70,165

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $45,769 (it was $29,369 in 2000)

Highlands borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $269,026 (it was $127,200 in 2000)
Highlands:

$269,026
NJ:

$307,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $435,608; Detached houses: $470,035; Townhouses or other attached units: $300,022; In 2-unit structures: $237,850; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $253,780; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $238,996; Mobile homes: $37,731

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,205.

Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2013 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Highlands, NJ (2010)

    Highlands races chart
    • 4,46189.1%White alone
    • 3246.5%Hispanic
    • 731.5%Two or more races
    • 701.4%Black alone
    • 641.3%Asian alone
    • 100.2%American Indian alone
    • 30.06%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Highlands: 122.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.

Latest news from Highlands, NJ collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: Irish (29.8%), German (14.8%), Italian (14.3%), English (4.7%), Polish (3.5%), French (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1900

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 0.76 square miles.

Population density: 6,509 people per square mile   (high).

Highlands,NJ real estate house value index trend

Highlands, New Jersey map

For population 25 years and over in Highlands:

  • High school or higher: 97.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Highlands borough:

  • Never married: 32.5%
  • Now married: 50.9%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

409 residents are foreign born (4.0% Europe, 2.1% Latin America, 1.1% Asia).

This borough:

8.2%
New Jersey:

21.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $5,711 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $5,395 (2.0%)

Highlands satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Staten Island, NY (14.8 miles , pop. 443,728).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Brooklyn, NY (17.2 miles , pop. 2,465,326).

Nearest cities: Sea Bright borough, NJ (1.5 miles ), Rumson borough, NJ (1.5 miles ), Atlantic Highlands borough, NJ (1.6 miles ), Navesink, NJ (1.6 miles ), Fair Haven borough, NJ (2.0 miles ), Leonardo, NJ (2.0 miles ), Monmouth Beach borough, NJ (2.2 miles ), Belford, NJ (2.3 miles ).

Latitude: 40.40 N, Longitude: 73.99 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,563 (-31.3%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 329 (12.6%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 732

Highlands household income distribution Highlands home values distribution

Crime rates in Highlands by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000100000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.019.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 101110003031N/A
per 100,000 19.50.019.218.519.70.00.00.056.70.059.719.9N/A
Robberies 2010100001021
per 100,000 38.90.019.20.019.70.00.00.00.018.90.039.720.1
Assaults 118141157286221293
per 100,000 214.0153.7269.4203.598.4139.940.3150.5113.4415.2238.9178.760.4
Burglaries 162119111416251074201731
per 100,000 311.3403.5365.7203.5275.4319.9503.5188.1132.375.5398.2337.6623.9
Thefts 60838571705948452452505037
per 100,000 1,167.51,594.91,635.91,313.61,377.11,179.5966.8846.7453.5981.3995.6993.0744.6
Auto thefts 81386234107141
per 100,000 155.7249.8154.0111.039.360.080.618.80.0132.119.979.420.1
Arson 2200011000200
per 100,000 38.938.40.00.00.020.020.10.00.00.039.80.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 163.1154.2192.7141.7170.8110.695.584.9103.1155.3178.1143.9118.0

(click on a table row to update graph)

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

Crime rate in Highlands detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 16 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.62
New Jersey average:

3.07
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
New Jersey:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +257 (+5.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Information (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Legal occupations (8%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Highlands, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Highlands, New Jersey average temperatures Highlands, New Jersey average precipitation Highlands, New Jersey humidity Highlands, New Jersey wind speed Highlands, New Jersey snowfall Highlands, New Jersey sunshine Highlands, New Jersey clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Highlands-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New Jersey state average. It is 48% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/16/1955, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.7 miles away from the Highlands borough center .

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 38.5 miles away from the borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Highlands-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 88% 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 246.3 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 108.1 miles away from Highlands 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 282.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 214.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 106.5 miles away from Highlands 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 60.5 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 Monmouth County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Highlands topographic map

Birthplace of: Jason Mewes - Film actor.

Hospitals and medical centers near Highlands:

  • ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS NURSING HOM (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS, NJ)
  • MEDICENTER-REDBANK (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; RED BANK, NJ)
  • NAVESINK HOUSE NURSING UNIT (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; RED BANK, NJ)
  • VISITING NURSE ASSOC OF CENTRAL JERSEY (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; RED BANK, NJ)
  • NEW IVY HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MIDDLETOWN, NJ)
  • WITMER HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LONG BRANCH, NJ)
  • GREATER MONMOUTH VISITING NURSE ASSOC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; LONG BRANCH, NJ)

Amtrak station near Highlands:

  • 20 miles: KENNEDY AIRPORT NEW YORK (QUEENS, ) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar and vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Highlands:

  • Monmouth University (about 9 miles; West Long Branch, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 5,986)
  • Brookdale Community College (about 10 miles; Lincroft, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,879)
  • CUNY Kingsborough Community College (about 13 miles; Brooklyn, NY; FT enrollment: 13,402)
  • CUNY Brooklyn College (about 16 miles; Brooklyn, NY; FT enrollment: 13,287)
  • College of Staten Island CUNY (about 17 miles; Staten Island, NY; FT enrollment: 11,684)
  • CUNY Medgar Evers College (about 19 miles; Brooklyn, NY; FT enrollment: 5,096)
  • LIU Brooklyn (about 20 miles; Brooklyn, NY; FT enrollment: 6,999)

Public high school in Highlands:

Public elementary/middle school in Highlands:

See full list of schools located in Highlands, map of school districts: HIGHLANDS BOROUGH, HENRY HUDSON REGIONAL

Click to draw/clear borough borders

Notable locations in Highlands: Highlands First Aid Squad (A), Highlands Fire Department (B), Navesink Lighthouse (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Highlands include: Mount Mitchell Scenic Overlook County Park (1), Twin Lights State Historic Site (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Monmouth County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 101. This is worse than average.

City:

101
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.241. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.241
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 17.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.6
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.80
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.9 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 13.4 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 15.3 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 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0147
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.5%
(14.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  1.9 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  44.2%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  10.0%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
6 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Highlands, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Highlands 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Highlands (2011 data):

  • Valley National Bank: Highlands Branch at 301 Shore Drive, branch established on 2007/01/22. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
New Jersey average:

12.7

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Electricity (40%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Highlands borough (based on Monmouth County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic262,03148
Mainline Protestant37,657131
Other31,79470
Evangelical Protestant16,025106
Black Protestant6,50733
Orthodox6,3779
None269,989-
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: 165
Monmouth County:

2.57 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 117
Monmouth County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 51
Monmouth County:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 623
Here:

9.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Monmouth County:

20.4%
New Jersey:

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

21.8%
State:

18.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$12,023$48,0925$12,927
Other Government Administration 2$12,729$76,3742$2,231
Judicial and Legal 1$5,037$60,4447$12,709
Police Protection - Officers 13$102,278$94,4102$3,305
Police - Other 4$8,927$26,7819$5,460
Fire - Other 1$2,726$32,7120$0
Streets and Highways 3$17,876$71,5040$0
Solid Waste Management 5$25,509$61,2221$1,305
Sewerage 2$11,962$71,7720$0
Parks and Recreation 2$8,982$53,8921$307
Housing and Community Development(Local) 5$16,798$40,3151$1,116
Other and Unallocable 3$12,241$48,9643$4,785
Totals for Government 44$237,088$64,66031$44,145

Highlands government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,469,000 ($296.17)
    Police Protection: $1,263,000 ($254.64)
    Water Utilities: $816,000 ($164.52)
    Regular Highways: $752,000 ($151.61)
    Sewerage: $407,000 ($82.06)
    Financial Administration: $245,000 ($49.40)
    Central Staff Services: $235,000 ($47.38)
    Parks & Recreation: $218,000 ($43.95)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $162,000 ($32.66)
    General Public Buildings: $97,000 ($19.56)
    Health Services - Other: $93,000 ($18.75)
    Fire Protection: $92,000 ($18.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $85,000 ($17.14)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $60,000 ($12.10)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $77,000 ($15.52)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Solid Waste Management: $286,000 ($57.66)
    Health: $40,000 ($8.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $50,000 ($10.08)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($3.02)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,553,000 ($514.72)

Highlands government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $422,000 ($85.08)
    All Other: $26,000 ($5.24)
    Parking Facilities: $5,000 ($1.01)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $194,000 ($39.11)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $96,000 ($19.35)
    Interest Earnings: $69,000 ($13.91)
    Rents: $7,000 ($1.41)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $828,000 ($166.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $880,000 ($177.42)
    All Other: $819,000 ($165.12)
    Health & Hospitals: $40,000 ($8.06)
  • Tax - Property: $4,302,000 ($867.34)
    NEC: $95,000 ($19.15)
    Public Utilities: $20,000 ($4.03)

Highlands government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,135,000 ($228.83)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $575,000 ($115.93)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $560,000 ($112.90)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $974,000 ($196.37)
    Beginning: $559,000 ($112.70)

Highlands government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $994,000 ($200.40)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,749,000 ($554.23)

4.17% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($71,604 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.17%
New Jersey average:

5.08%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,108 average AGI)
Monmouth County:

0.04%
New Jersey average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ocean County, NJ  0.72% ($49,619 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, NJ  0.66% ($66,985)
from Hudson County, NJ  0.21% ($107,523)


4.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($64,823 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
New Jersey average:

5.65%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($426 average AGI)
Monmouth County:

0.03%
New Jersey average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ocean County, NJ  0.81% ($58,512 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, NJ  0.51% ($56,722)
to New York County, NY  0.23% ($79,458)

Strongest AM radio stations in Highlands:

  • 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)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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)
  • 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.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)
  • WNYC (820 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Highlands:

  • WWZY (107.1 FM; LONG BRANCH, NJ; Owner: PRESS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WHTG-FM (106.3 FM; EATONTOWN, NJ; Owner: PRESS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBJB-FM (90.5 FM; LINCROFT, NJ; Owner: BROOKDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSIA (88.9 FM; STATEN ISLAND, NY; Owner: THE COLLEGE OF STATEN ISLAND)

TV broadcast stations around Highlands:

  • 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.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W36AS (Channel 36; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
Highlands fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

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

See more detailed statistics of Highlands fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 75m246ftTotal length
  • $35,500,000Total costs
  • 23,348Total average daily traffic
  • 922Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • One Senic Dr (Lat: 40.407056 Lon: -74.008750), Call Sign: WNNB201
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.145 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/06/2003, Expiration Date: 11/15/2013
    Registrant: County Of Monmouth, 2000 Kozloski Rd, Freehold, NJ 07728, Phone: (732) 431-7915, Fax: (732) 431-7103, Email:
  • 171 Bay Ave (Lat: 40.401778 Lon: -73.984583), Type: Building, Structure height: 7 m, Call Sign: WPHF854, Licensee ID: L00044771
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.68000 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/04/2000, Expiration Date: 05/30/2005, Cancellation Date: 07/30/2005, Certifier: Richard C Schwartz
    Registrant: Highlands, Borough Of, 171 Bay Ave, Highlands, NJ 07732-1623, Phone: (732) 872-1224
  • Sandy Hook State Park (Lat: 40.398722 Lon: -73.978750), Call Sign: KDR382
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.375 MHz, 159.465 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/23/2011, Expiration Date: 08/26/2021
    Registrant: New Jersey Forest Fire Service, 501 East State St. Mail Code 501-04, Trenton, NJ 08625-0420, Phone: (609) 292-2977, Fax: (609) 984-0378, Email:
  • Twin Lights Light House Historic Site (Lat: 40.395944 Lon: -73.985694), Type: Building, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 24 m, Call Sign: KGS79
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.325 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/20/2013, Expiration Date: 03/31/2023, Certifier: David B Harrison
    Registrant: New Jersey Forest Fire Service, 501 East State St. Mail Code 501-04, Trenton, NJ 08625-0420, Phone: (609) 292-2977, Fax: (609) 984-0378, Email:
  • HIGHLANDS, Lat: 40.395944 Lon: -73.985694, Call Sign: WPWE414
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.345 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/05/2012, Expiration Date: 10/28/2022, Certifier: Maris G Gabliks
    Registrant: New Jersey Forest Fire Service, 501 East State St. Mail Code 501-04, Trenton, NJ 08625-0420, Phone: (609) 292-2977, Fax: (609) 984-0378, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Various Locations (Lat: 40.397583 Lon: -73.982889), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPJA967
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.256 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/17/1995, Expiration Date: 10/17/2000, Cancellation Date: 01/21/2001
    Registrant: Phone: (516) 483-1180

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 54 Shrewsbury Ave (Lat: 40.401500 Lon: -73.983194), Type: Tower, Call Sign: KXJ717
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.925 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/21/1994, Expiration Date: 09/21/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: Marine Associates, 54 Shrewsbury Ave, Highlands, NJ 07732

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Highlands)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Highlands)
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 ORIGINATED10$195,90037$209,892127$225,8276$62,00027$223,222
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$133,0009$236,44413$181,4620$02$270,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$255,0007$171,42968$221,5592$152,00010$176,100
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$222,0004$155,25036$215,2504$99,5006$228,833
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$135,0006$223,1670$01$135,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8001.00

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 ORIGINATED2$311,5003$234,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$185,0002$301,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$203,0001$293,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$144,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$295,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8001.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 26
  • Hazardous Condition: 43

Incident types - Highlands

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

Businesses in Highlands, NJ

  • FedEx: 1
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Leon Bottou (7)
  • Eric Cosatto (7)
  • Steven A. Shaya (5)
  • William D. Kilpatrick (5)
  • Dragan Samardzija (5)
  • Peter Nagel (5)
  • Kerry Fendick (3)
  • Mikhail Boroditsky (3)
  • Dragan M. Samardzija (3)
  • Steven Mushock (2)

Total of 53 patent applications in 2008-2016.