Hillside, New Jersey

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Population in July 2007: 21,605.
Males: 10,132  (46.9%)
Females: 11,473  (53.1%)
Median resident age:  35.7 years
New Jersey median age:  36.7 years

Zip codes: 07205.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $76,970 (it was $59,136 in 2000)
Hillside:

$76,970
NJ:

$76,126

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $31,271 (it was $21,724 in 2000)

Hillside CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $270,475 (it was $140,000 in 2000)
Hillside:

$270,475
NJ:

$328,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $439,675; Detached houses: $467,204; Townhouses or other attached units: $338,954; In 2-unit structures: $315,617; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $248,833; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $273,742; Mobile homes: $286,717
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  • Races in Hillside, NJ (2000)

    Hillside races chart
    • 9,96145.8%Black alone
    • 6,99132.1%White alone
    • 3,15314.5%Hispanic
    • 7443.4%Asian alone
    • 6913.2%Two or more races
    • 1800.8%Other race alone
    • 250.1%American Indian alone
    • 20.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hillside: 124.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Portuguese (11.0%), Polish (5.0%), West Indian (4.3%), Italian (4.1%), Irish (3.3%), Subsaharan African (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 100 feet

Land area: 2.79 square miles.

Population density: 7,743 people per square mile   (high).

Hillside,NJ real estate house value index trend

Hillside, New Jersey map

For population 25 years and over in Hillside:

  • High school or higher: 76.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hillside CDP:

  • Never married: 31.9%
  • Now married: 51.5%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

5,959 residents are foreign born (12.6% Latin America, 9.2% Europe, 3.2% Asia).

This place:

27.4%
New Jersey:

17.5%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Hillside, New Jersey as of December 10, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Hillside to the number of sex offenders is 1,662 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


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

Hillside CDP:  3.2% ($4,432)
New Jersey:  2.4% ($4,047)
Hillside satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Irvington, NJ (2.1 miles , pop. 60,695).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (3.6 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (14.3 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities: Irvington, NJ (1.4 miles ), Union, NJ (1.5 miles ), Elizabeth, NJ (1.6 miles ), Roselle Park borough, NJ (1.7 miles ), Maplewood, NJ (1.8 miles ), Roselle borough, NJ (1.8 miles ), Kenilworth borough, NJ (1.9 miles ), Newark, NJ (1.9 miles ).

Latitude: 40.70 N, Longitude: 74.23 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,666 (-12.3%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,245 (12.1%)


Crime rates in Hillside by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Murders 031012000101001
per 100,000 0.013.64.50.04.69.30.00.00.04.70.04.60.00.04.5
Rapes 461011106121210656522
per 100,000 18.027.145.350.146.027.856.756.946.827.923.127.722.89.19.1
Robberies 725564625367805763634753484434
per 100,000 324.3248.7290.2282.6243.6310.4377.8270.0295.1293.4217.3244.4219.1200.0154.7
Assaults 333946353822203537192631434142
per 100,000 148.6176.3208.6159.5174.6101.994.4165.8173.388.5120.2142.9196.3186.4191.1
Burglaries 2122301721521291411631831471381441471239379
per 100,000 954.91,040.0779.9692.8592.8653.1769.7867.0688.7642.6665.7677.8561.4422.7359.4
Theft 445430453468374425378303322350346316321331291
per 100,000 2,004.31,944.32,054.02,133.21,718.81,968.71,785.01,435.51,508.51,629.81,599.61,457.01,465.21,504.51,323.9
Auto thefts 2772301711711511401181061401401181021115996
per 100,000 1,247.61,040.0775.3779.4693.9648.5557.2502.2655.9651.9545.5470.3506.7268.2436.7
Arson 211425200020101
per 100,000 9.04.54.518.29.223.29.40.00.00.09.20.04.60.04.5
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.5) 412.1416.6395.8353.0319.7330.6347.4317.9321.7299.7262.0276.6261.7215.8214.0

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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 Hillside detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 70 (59 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.68
New Jersey average:

2.53
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
New Jersey:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (11%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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

Average climate in Hillside, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Hillside-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 16.0 miles away from the Hillside place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 27.9 miles away from the place center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hillside-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 225.4 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 98.4 miles away from Hillside 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 263.5 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 96.9 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 234.8 miles away from Hillside center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 46.5 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 Union County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 6, 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).
Hillside topographic map

Birthplace of: Rollie Massimino - Basketball coach, Bobby Korecky - Baseball player, Michael P. Riccards - Political scientist, Hela Yungst - Model, Hensley Charles - College basketball player (Niagara Purple Eagles), Michael V. Gazzo - Actor.

Main business address for: INTEGRATED BIOPHARMA INC (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS), GLOWPOINT INC (TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS (NO RADIO TELEPHONE)).

Hospitals and medical centers in Hillside:

  • HILLSIDE DIALYSIS CTR (1529 NORTH BROAD STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Hillside:

  • NEWARK BETH ISRAEL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; NEWARK, NJ)
  • IRVINGTON GENERAL HOSPITAL-TRANSITIONAL CARE UNIT (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; IRVINGTON, NJ)
  • PARKSIDE DC (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; NEWARK, NJ)
  • HOLY REDEEMER HOME CARE NJ NORTH (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; ELIZABETH, NJ)
  • VN AND HEALTH SERVICES HOSPICE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; ELIZABETH, NJ)
  • BROOKVILLE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; IRVINGTON, NJ)
  • REFORMED CHURCH HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; IRVINGTON, NJ)

Amtrak stations near Hillside:

  • 2 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 5 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.
  • 11 miles: METROPARK (ISELIN, 100 MIDDLESEX-ESSEX TPK.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hillside:

  • Kean University (about 2 miles; Union, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 12,648)
  • Seton Hall University (about 4 miles; South Orange, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,742)
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (about 4 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,210)
  • Essex County College (about 4 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,595)
  • 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)
  • Union County College (about 6 miles; Cranford, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,148)

Public high school in Hillside:

Public elementary/middle schools in Hillside:

Private elementary/middle schools in Hillside:

  • HILLSIDE CATHOLIC ACADEMY (Students: 175, Location: 397 COLUMBIA AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • TRINITY TEMPLE ACADEMY (Students: 60, Location: 1500 MAPLE AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • TORCHLIGHT EDUCATIONAL ACADEMY & TUTORING CENTER (Students: 36, Location: 266 WILLIAM ST, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Hillside

Library in Hillside:

  • HILLSIDE FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $999,132; Location: JOHN F. KENNEDY PLAZA; 94,912 books; 1,562 audio materials; 1,543 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 112 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Hillside: Hillside Free Public Library (A), On Call Invalid Coach (B), Hillside Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Hillside include: INTEGRATED BIOPHARMA INC (A), GLOWPOINT INC (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hillside include: Hillside Presbyterian Church (A), Immaculate Conception Ukrainian Catholic Church (B), Christ the King Church (C), First Church of God in Christ (D), First Baptist Church of Hillside (E), Calvary Lutheran Church (F), Congregation Sanai Torath (G), Bethany Assembly of God Church (H), Temple Shomrel Torah (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Hillside include: Paul Korlesky Park (1), Sanford Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Union County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 103. This is worse than average.

City:

103
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.330. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.330
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 17.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.9
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.728. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.728
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 14.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.27
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0138
Average household size:
This place:  3.0 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  77.9%
Whole state:  70.7%

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

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

5.3%
Whole state:

8.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

2.4%
Whole state:

4.2%
5 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Hillside, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Hillside (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Hillside Branch at 1152 Liberty Avenue, branch established on 1985/06/29. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Valley National Bank: Hillside Branch at 1302 Liberty Avenue, branch established on 2003/04/07. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $14,186.7 mil, Deposits: $9,715.7 mil, headquarters in Wayne, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 219 total offices, Holding Company: Valley National Bancorp
  • Investors Bank: 1128 Liberty Avenue Branch at 1128 Liberty Avenue, branch established on 1926/01/01. Info updated 2012/02/27: Bank assets: $10,674.9 mil, Deposits: $7,419.7 mil, headquarters in Short Hills, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 86 total offices, Holding Company: Investors Bancorp, Mhc
  • Lusitania Savings Bank, FSB: Liberty Avenue Branch at 1135 Liberty Avenue, branch established on 2005/11/22. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $258.9 mil, Deposits: $225.0 mil, headquarters in Newark, NJ, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Hillside Branch at 1221 Liberty Avenue, branch established on 1967/05/15. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.3
New Jersey average:

13.1

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

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Neighborhood in Hillside (Hillside, New Jersey Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Hillside CDP (based on Union County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic247,24044
Mainline Protestant35,313109
Evangelical Protestant30,123129
Other28,70752
Black Protestant7,85838
Orthodox5,71710
None181,541-
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: 155
Union County:

2.97 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 94
Union County:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
Union County:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 385
Here:

7.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Union County:

21.1%
New Jersey:

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

21.4%
State:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hillside:

48.9%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.4%
New Jersey:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Hillside:

29.4
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hillside:

19.5%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hillside:

13.1%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hillside:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.3%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
Hillside:

54.6%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Hillside:

81.5%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hillside, NJ Residents

5.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($60,482 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
New Jersey average:

5.08%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($751 average AGI)
Union County:

0.05%
New Jersey average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Essex County, NJ  1.27% ($45,825 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, NJ  0.71% ($49,757)
from Hudson County, NJ  0.50% ($87,134)


5.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($59,152 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
New Jersey average:

5.65%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,304 average AGI)
Union County:

0.08%
New Jersey average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Essex County, NJ  0.93% ($43,744 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, NJ  0.86% ($46,633)
to Somerset County, NJ  0.48% ($69,150)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hillside:

  • WNSW (1430 AM; 5 kW; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING INC)
  • 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)
  • WJDM (1530 AM; 10 kW; ELIZABETH, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP)
  • 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)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hillside:

  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WKNJ-FM (90.3 FM; UNION TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: KEAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBGO (88.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: NEWARK PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • WSOU (89.5 FM; SOUTH ORANGE, NJ; Owner: SETON HALL UNIVERSITY)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WFME (94.7 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, 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)
  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Hillside:

  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, 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)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • 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.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Hillside fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Hillside)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 1-11 Montgomery St (Lat: 40.703722 Lon: -74.235139), Type: Tank, Structure height: 5 m, Call Sign: WPKE318
    Assigned Frequencies: 9300.00 MHzGrant Date: 01/29/1997, Expiration Date: 01/29/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002, Certifier: David K SailyRegistrant: Mc Cain Citrus Inc, 1-11 Montgomery St, Hillside, NJ 07205, Phone: (908) 687-6615, Fax: (908) 687-3197
  • Liberty & Hillside Ave (Lat: 40.700111 Lon: -74.230139), Call Sign: KEC956
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.0600 MHz, 46.1400 MHzGrant Date: 04/06/1999, Expiration Date: 06/23/2004, Cancellation Date: 03/15/2002Registrant: Hillside, Township Of, 395 Hollywood Ave, Hillside, NJ 07205, Phone: (201) 926-5811
  • 274 Hillside Ave (Lat: 40.700111 Lon: -74.230139), Call Sign: KUI656, Licensee ID: L00068614
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.715 MHzGrant Date: 11/16/2001, Expiration Date: 12/04/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/04/2012Registrant: Hillside, Township Of, 274 Hillside Ave, Hillside, NJ 07205
  • Hillside & Liberty Ave (Lat: 40.701500 Lon: -74.228750), Call Sign: KKT47
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.100 MHzGrant Date: 01/18/2012, Expiration Date: 02/02/2022Registrant: V-Comm, L.L.C., 2540 Us Highway 130, Suite 101, Cranbury, NJ 08512, Phone: (609) 655-1200, Fax: (609) 409-1927, Email:
  • Lat: 41.008139 Lon: -74.028333, Call Sign: WQDR591
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1400 MHz, 72.2600 MHzGrant Date: 07/25/2015, Expiration Date: 10/13/2025, Certifier: Vincent OcchinoRegistrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 40.702778 Lon: -74.236389, Call Sign: WQQN574
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.387 MHz, 456.412 MHz, 457.287 MHz, 457.662 MHz, 456.762 MHzGrant Date: 02/01/2013, Expiration Date: 02/01/2023, Certifier: Liliana FerreiraRegistrant: Dfw Communications, Inc., 501 Duncan Perry Road, Arlington, TX 76011, Phone: (972) 730-4339, Fax: (817) 284-8369, Email:
  • Lat: 40.707528 Lon: -74.241444, Call Sign: WQRX934
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.237 MHz, 451.312 MHz, 451.512 MHz, 451.712 MHz, 452.662 MHzGrant Date: 08/13/2013, Expiration Date: 08/13/2023, Certifier: Yaron GoharRegistrant: J&h Radio, 191 Belleville Ave, Belleville, NJ 07071, Phone: (201) 933-3303, Fax: (908) 251-5815, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • NJY0517, Corner N. Broad St. & Central Ave. (Lat: 40.695944 Lon: -74.217500), Type: Pole, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 39.1 m, Call Sign: WQGV276, Licensee ID: L01728370
    Assigned Frequencies: 17815.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHzGrant Date: 04/24/2007, Expiration Date: 04/24/2017, Cancellation Date: 09/10/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr.Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • NJ-NNJ5403A, 1607-1615 Maple Ave (Lat: 40.704806 Lon: -74.218417), Type: Bant, Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WQLT338
    Assigned Frequencies: 21925.0 MHz, 22075.0 MHzGrant Date: 04/20/2010, Expiration Date: 04/20/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-WallaceRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • NJ-NNJ5163A, Corner N. Broad St. & Central Ave. (Lat: 40.695944 Lon: -74.217500), Type: Pole, Structure height: 32.3 m, Overall height: 39 m, Call Sign: WQLT774
    Assigned Frequencies: 23075.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 23225.0 MHz, 23275.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHzGrant Date: 04/22/2010, Expiration Date: 04/22/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-WallaceRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • NJ-NNJ5165A, 225 Long Avenue (Lat: 40.698083 Lon: -74.229694), Type: Bant, Structure height: 34.4 m, Overall height: 36.4 m, Call Sign: WQLV967
    Assigned Frequencies: 19575.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 22225.0 MHz, 22175.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 22025.0 MHz, 22325.0 MHzGrant Date: 05/07/2010, Expiration Date: 05/07/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-WallaceRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • NY61XC113, 225 Long Avenue (Lat: 40.698000 Lon: -74.229611), Type: Building, Structure height: 35.7 m, Call Sign: WQQV309
    Assigned Frequencies: 21225.0 MHz, 21275.0 MHz, 21225.0 MHz, 21275.0 MHz, 21225.0 MHz, 21275.0 MHz, 21225.0 MHz, 21275.0 MHzGrant Date: 03/08/2013, Expiration Date: 03/08/2023, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • NY33XC324, Corner N. Broad St. & Central Ave. (Lat: 40.695944 Lon: -74.217500), Type: Pole, Structure height: 32.3 m, Overall height: 39 m, Call Sign: WQQV311
    Assigned Frequencies: 22425.0 MHz, 22475.0 MHz, 22425.0 MHz, 22475.0 MHz, 22425.0 MHz, 22475.0 MHz, 22425.0 MHz, 22475.0 MHzGrant Date: 03/08/2013, Expiration Date: 03/08/2023, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • STATION, Garden State Pky Union Toll Plaza Mp142.7 (Lat: 40.703972 Lon: -74.245972), Overall height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: KCO34
    Assigned Frequencies: 6775.00 MHz, 11135.0 MHz, 11175.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11135.0 MHz, 11175.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/22/2008, Expiration Date: 10/07/2018, Certifier: Peter S JaworskiRegistrant: Radyn, Inc, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hillside)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: SCHLEICHER K 8 B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 60 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 1164 , Serial Number: 8542-SH, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 09/01/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Diana Dade, 1430 Maple Ave, Hillside, NJ 07205
  • Aircraft: HAWKER BEECHCRAFT CORP 4000 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 12, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PW308A (6904 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 641DJ , Serial Number: RC-33, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 09/13/2013
    Registrant (Corporation): Jaw Aircraft LLC, 100 Central Ave, Hillside, NJ 07205

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED97$213,55733$175,818217$232,57118$63,4449$194,6670$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$216,5712$320,50044$227,0005$102,6000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED40$215,12512$198,500231$228,81030$92,3339$220,6671$261,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN21$202,1908$191,250108$240,1203$180,3333$221,6670$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS19$195,7375$165,80042$246,3333$43,3331$173,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0322.00 , 0323.00, 0324.00, 0325.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$232,6001$372,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$211,5001$378,0001$170,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$203,0001$313,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0322.00 , 0323.00, 0324.00, 0325.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 81
  • Hazardous Condition: 155
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Hillside

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (25%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Hillside, NJ
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Nissan1
Curves1Popeyes1
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
Dunkin Donuts1Toyota1
FedEx2UPS3
GameStop1Walgreens1
H&R Block1Wendy's1
Honda1

Hillside compared to New Jersey state average:

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

Hillside on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: U. S. Postal service (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Motor vehicle operators except bus and truck drivers (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Petroleum and coal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Broadcasting and telecommunications (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Metals and minerals, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: U. S. Postal service (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Northern America (population 500+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Central America (population 500+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Chemicals (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Private households (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Apparel, fabrics, and notions merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 (07205) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Portuguese first ancestries"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
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