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Population in 2012: 4,978 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.3%
 

Males: 2,497  (50.2%)
Females: 2,481  (49.8%)

Median resident age:  45.1 years
New Jersey median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 07732.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $64,562 (it was $45,692 in 2000)
Highlands:

$64,562
NJ:

$69,667
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $40,780

Highlands borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $266,224 (it was $127,200 in 2000)
Highlands:

$266,224
NJ:

$311,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $338,144; Detached houses: $382,611; Townhouses or other attached units: $386,655; In 2-unit structures: $373,730; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $232,603; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $242,405; Mobile homes: $49,112

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,240.

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  • White alone - 4,389 (87.6%)
  • Hispanic - 437 (8.7%)
  • Asian alone - 68 (1.4%)
  • Black alone - 54 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 23 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 24 (0.5%)
  • Two or more races - 14 (0.3%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Highlands: 122.7 (high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (29.8%), Italian (14.2%), German (12.7%), English (5.3%), Polish (4.6%), French (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1900

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 0.76 square miles.

Population density: 6,533 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

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For population 25 years and over in Highlands:

  • High school or higher: 97.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.7%
  • Unemployed: 12.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Highlands borough:

  • Never married: 31.4%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

359 residents are foreign born (3.9% Europe, 1.1% Asia).

This borough:  7.2%
New Jersey:  21.2%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Highlands, New Jersey as of December 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Highlands to the number of sex offenders is 996 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $5,770 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $5,791 (2.1%)

Highlands satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bayonne, NJ (19.5 miles , pop. 61,842).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New York, NY (21.2 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

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: -1,541 (-30.8%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 422 (16.0%)

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
Murders 000010000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.019.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 101110003031
per 100,000 19.50.019.218.519.70.00.00.056.70.059.719.9
Robberies 201010000102
per 100,000 38.90.019.20.019.70.00.00.00.018.90.039.7
Assaults 11814115728622129
per 100,000 214.0153.7269.4203.598.4139.940.3150.5113.4415.2238.9178.7
Burglaries 1621191114162510742017
per 100,000 311.3403.5365.7203.5275.4319.9503.5188.1132.375.5398.2337.6
Thefts 608385717059484524525050
per 100,000 1167.51594.91635.91313.61377.11179.5966.8846.7453.5981.3995.6993.0
Auto thefts 8138623410714
per 100,000 155.7249.8154.0111.039.360.080.618.80.0132.119.979.4
Arson 220001100020
per 100,000 38.938.40.00.00.020.020.10.00.00.039.80.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 163.2154.3192.8141.7170.9110.695.585.0103.1155.4178.1144.0

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City-data.com crime rate 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 2012, including police officers: 16 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.58
New Jersey average:

3.38

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Highlands, New Jersey accommodation, arts, entertainment & recreation - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.8%
New Jersey:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +257 (+5.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (16%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Information (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Business operations specialists (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Highlands-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 23% 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 below New Jersey state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 18.8 miles away from Highlands center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 50.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

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: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Highlands topographic map

Birthplace of: Jason Mewes - Film actor.


Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Highlands, 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: 4,938)
  • Brookdale Community College (about 10 miles; Lincroft, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,201)
  • CUNY Kingsborough Community College (about 13 miles; Brooklyn, NY; FT enrollment: 10,621)
  • Wagner College (about 16 miles; Staten Island, NY; FT enrollment: 2,017)
  • CUNY Brooklyn College (about 16 miles; Brooklyn, NY; FT enrollment: 9,875)
  • CUNY College of Staten Island (about 17 miles; Staten Island, NY; FT enrollment: 9,326)
  • CUNY Medgar Evers College (about 19 miles; Brooklyn, NY; FT enrollment: 4,651)

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


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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
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AQI  NO2 PM2.5 CO  SO2 Ozone  Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.9. This is about average.
City:

31.9
U.S.:

32.0
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 16.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.2
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.77
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.335. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.335
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.48. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.48
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

22.9
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 15.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

15.3
U.S.:

22.9
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.1072


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.7%
(15.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 53.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 20.2% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Highlands, NJ


6 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Highlands compared to New Jersey state average:

Highlands, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Highlands travel time to work - commute


Highlands mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Electricity (35%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.03%
Here69.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Methodist ChurchMuslim EstimatePresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents68.1%15.3%3.1%2.2%1.9%
Congregations16.4%13.8%15.4%1.6%7.2%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAReformed Church in AmericaOther
Adherents1.9%1.6%1.3%0.6%4.0%
Congregations3.6%7.2%6.6%3.0%25.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 165
Monmouth County:

2.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Monmouth County:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 117
This 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.
New Jersey:

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

9.71 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.6%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Monmouth County:

20.4%
State:

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

21.8%
State:

18.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$11,004$44,0164$10,264
Other Government Administration 2$11,650$69,9002$1,771
Judicial and Legal 1$4,610$55,3206$10,091
Police Protection - Officers 13$93,608$86,4072$2,624
Police - Other 4$8,170$24,5108$4,335
Fire - Other 1$2,495$29,9400$0
Streets and Highways 3$16,361$65,4440$0
Solid Waste Management 5$23,347$56,0331$1,036
Sewerage 2$10,948$65,6880$0
Parks and Recreation 2$8,221$49,3261$244
Housing and Community Development(Local) 5$15,374$36,8981$886
Other and Unallocable 3$11,203$44,8123$3,799
Totals for Government 44$216,991$59,17928$35,050

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,469,000 ($295.10)
    Police Protection: $1,263,000 ($253.72)
    Water Utilities: $816,000 ($163.92)
    Regular Highways: $752,000 ($151.06)
    Sewerage: $407,000 ($81.76)
    Financial Administration: $245,000 ($49.22)
    Central Staff Services: $235,000 ($47.21)
    Parks & Recreation: $218,000 ($43.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $162,000 ($32.54)
    General Public Buildings: $97,000 ($19.49)
    Health Services - Other: $93,000 ($18.68)
    Fire Protection: $92,000 ($18.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $85,000 ($17.08)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $60,000 ($12.05)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $77,000 ($15.47)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Solid Waste Management: $286,000 ($57.45)
    Health: $40,000 ($8.04)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $50,000 ($10.04)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($3.01)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,553,000 ($512.86)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $422,000 ($84.77)
    All Other: $26,000 ($5.22)
    Parking Facilities: $5,000 ($1.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $194,000 ($38.97)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $96,000 ($19.28)
    Interest Earnings: $69,000 ($13.86)
    Rents: $7,000 ($1.41)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $828,000 ($166.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $880,000 ($176.78)
    All Other: $819,000 ($164.52)
    Health & Hospitals: $40,000 ($8.04)
  • Tax - Property: $4,302,000 ($864.20)
    NEC: $95,000 ($19.08)
    Public Utilities: $20,000 ($4.02)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,135,000 ($228.00)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $575,000 ($115.51)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $560,000 ($112.49)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $974,000 ($195.66)
    Beginning: $559,000 ($112.29)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $994,000 ($199.68)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,749,000 ($552.23)

4.98% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($78,776 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.98%
New Jersey average:

6.12%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,011 average AGI)
Monmouth County:

0.06%
New Jersey average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Middlesex County, NJ  0.78% ($74,424 average AGI)
from Ocean County, NJ  0.75% ($56,110)
from Richmond County, NY  0.28% ($102,994)


5.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($72,852 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
New Jersey average:

6.89%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($540 average AGI)
Monmouth County:

0.06%
New Jersey average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Ocean County, NJ  1.29% ($61,703 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, NJ  0.63% ($79,620)
to Hudson County, NJ  0.19% ($86,630)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Highlands, New Jersey:
  • Fatal accident count: 8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 18
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
New Jersey average:
  • Fatal accident count: 98
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 145
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 106
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 251
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 20

See more detailed statistics of Highlands fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 75 meters (246ft)
Total costs: $35,500,000
Total average daily traffic: 23,348
Total average daily truck traffic: 922


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

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