U.S. Cities - City-Data Homepage  
Linden, New Jersey forum City-Data.com Homepage

Linden, New Jersey



Jump to a detailed profile or search
site with Google Custom Search

Back to Linden, NJ housing info, Union County, New Jersey, NJ smaller cities, NJ small cities, All Cities.


Linden: Linden city hall Linden: Linden Dobson park Linden: Linden city hall Linden: Wilson Park Sunset
Linden: Linden train station Linden: Hampton Inn
 

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

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map



Current weather forecast for Linden, NJ
Population in 2012: 40,880 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.8%
 

Males: 18,973  (46.4%)
Females: 21,907  (53.6%)

Median resident age:  38.8 years
New Jersey median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 07036.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $57,581 (it was $46,345 in 2000)
Linden:

$57,581
NJ:

$69,667
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,766

Linden city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $289,695 (it was $152,100 in 2000)
Linden:

$289,695
NJ:

$311,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $360,473; Detached houses: $355,291; Townhouses or other attached units: $299,396; In 2-unit structures: $412,793; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $459,098; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $232,060; Mobile homes: $108,860

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,126.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip code 07036

Linden, NJ residents, houses, and apartments details

Business Search - 14 Million verified businesses
Search for: near:  
Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2011 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
Linden races chart
  • White alone - 19,113 (47.6%)
  • Hispanic - 9,805 (24.4%)
  • Black alone - 9,475 (23.6%)
  • Asian alone - 1,057 (2.6%)
  • Two or more races - 321 (0.8%)
  • Other race alone - 274 (0.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 77 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 51 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Linden: 119.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)


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

Ancestries: Polish (13.7%), Italian (9.3%), West Indian (5.6%), Irish (5.5%), United States (4.5%), German (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 10.8 square miles.

Population density: 3,783 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Linden,NJ real estate house value index trend





Home Value Estimate
Address:
Unit (optional):
City
State
Zip


Recent Home Sales
Address:
City

State
Zip
Min Price (optional)

Max Price (optional)
Prioritization:



Linden, New Jersey map

For population 25 years and over in Linden:

  • High school or higher: 83.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 10.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Linden city:

  • Never married: 36.5%
  • Now married: 43.8%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

13,552 residents are foreign born (11.9% Europe, 7.0% Latin America).

This city:  33.5%
New Jersey:  21.2%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Linden, New Jersey as of October 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Linden to the number of sex offenders is 2,044 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 with mortgages in 2012: $6,784 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $7,423 (2.4%)

Linden satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Elizabeth, NJ (2.9 miles , pop. 120,568).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (7.8 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (18.1 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Roselle borough, NJ (1.2 miles ), Roselle Park borough, NJ (1.5 miles ), Rahway, NJ (1.6 miles ), Elizabeth, NJ (1.7 miles ), Cranford, NJ (1.8 miles ), Clark, NJ (1.8 miles ), Kenilworth borough, NJ (1.9 miles ), Carteret borough, NJ (1.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $85,100
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $76,300
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $86,500
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $83,400
  • 2004: 43 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 2005: 36 buildings, average cost: $101,100
  • 2006: 41 buildings, average cost: $107,800
  • 2007: 31 buildings, average cost: $113,100
  • 2008: 27 buildings, average cost: $109,600
  • 2009: 23 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 2010: 18 buildings, average cost: $126,200
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $112,600
  • 2012: 24 buildings, average cost: $130,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 40.63 N, Longitude: 74.25 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +722 (+1.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,916 (19.8%)

Area codes: 908, 732

Linden household income distribution Linden home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Linden by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 2213104120221
per 100,000 5.25.02.57.52.50.010.02.55.10.05.04.92.4
Rapes 4180423636015
per 100,000 10.52.519.90.010.05.07.515.17.715.30.02.512.2
Robberies 88757965766067849362845956
per 100,000 229.9188.8196.4161.6189.3149.7167.3211.6237.3158.4211.7145.2136.8
Assaults 56555742684258515846315069
per 100,000 146.3138.5141.7104.4169.3104.8144.8128.5148.0117.678.1123.0168.6
Burglaries 223180212281196172186242239193201289162
per 100,000 582.7453.1527.1698.6488.1429.0464.5609.6609.7493.2506.6711.2395.8
Thefts 9991,0661,1261,1399609249189049238551,034847689
per 100,000 2610.32683.72799.72831.52390.72304.72292.52277.32354.82185.02605.82084.51683.5
Auto thefts 333411396384358369212211210138145183120
per 100,000 870.11034.7984.6954.6891.5920.4529.4531.5535.8352.7365.4450.4293.2
Arson 55171232626221
per 100,000 13.112.62.517.429.97.55.015.15.115.35.04.92.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 342.5328.4346.5333.1314.4274.2280.4291.6306.3240.9266.4257.1214.6

(click on a table row to update graph)

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 Linden detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 157 (126 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.08
New Jersey average:

3.38

This city's Wikipedia profile

Linden, New Jersey accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.3%
New Jersey:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,682 (+7.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Cashiers (3%)

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

Average climate in Linden, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Back to the top

Tornado activity:

Linden-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Jersey state average. It is 3% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.4 miles away from the Linden city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 28.8 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Linden-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 96.3 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 94.8 miles away from Linden 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 45.0 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 19.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 46.3 miles away from Linden center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Union County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Heavy Rains: 4, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Linden topographic map

Birthplace of: Carolyn Dorin-Ballard - Bowling player, Eddie Kasko - Baseball player, Pat Stevens - Actor, Jamaal Tate - College basketball player (Penn State Nittany Lions), Linda Hayes (singer) - Musician, Mike Nardi - College basketball player (Villanova Wildcats), Tamecka Dixon - WNBA player (Los Angeles Sparks, born: Dec 14, 1975).


Hospitals/medical centers in Linden:

  • FMC LINDEN DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 630 WEST ST. GEORGES AVE)
  • TRINITAS SAT LINDEN (Dialysis Facility, 10 NORTH WOOD AVE)
  • DELAIRE NURSING AND CONV CENTER (Nursing Home, 400 W STIMPSON AVE)

Political contributions by individuals in Linden, NJ

Airports and heliports located in Linden:


See details about airports and heliports located in Linden, NJ

Amtrak stations near Linden:

  • 6 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 7 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.
  • 9 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Linden:

  • Kean University (about 4 miles; Union, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 10,081)
  • Union County College (about 5 miles; Cranford, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,338)
  • CUNY College of Staten Island (about 6 miles; Staten Island, NY; FT enrollment: 9,326)
  • Seton Hall University (about 8 miles; South Orange, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,575)
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology (about 9 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,420)
  • Essex County College (about 9 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,915)
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (about 9 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,275)

Public high school in Linden:

Private high school in Linden:

  • VICTORY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 79; Location: 2301 GRIER AVE; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Linden:

Private elementary/middle school in Linden:

  • SS MARY & ELIZABETH ACADEMY (Students: 249; Location: 170 HUSSA ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Linden, School District: LINDEN CITY

Library in Linden:

  • LINDEN FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,231,326; Location: 31 E. HENRY STREET; 83,171 books; 3,446 audio materials; 3,910 video materials; 22 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 156 print serial subscriptions)

Click to draw/clear city borders

Notable locations in Linden: Linden Station (A), Grasselli Station (B), Linden Free Public Library (C), Merck Emergency Medical Services (D), Linden Emergency Medical Services (E), Linden Fire Department Station 2 (F), Linden Fire Department Station 4 (G), Linden Fire Department Station 1 (H), Linden Fire Department (I), Linden Generating Station (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Linden include: Saint Georges Church (A), Grace Episcopal Church (B), Linden Presbyterian Church (C), Linden United Methodist Church (D), Lockett Memorial Church of God (E), Reformed Church of Linden (F), Saint Elizabeth Church (G), Saint Paul's Lutheran Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Rose Hill Cemetery (1), Rosedale Cemetery (2), Mount Calvary Cemetery (3), Linden Park Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Kings Creek (A), Deep Creek (B), Piles Creek (C), Peach Orchard Brook (D), Morses Creek (E), Morse Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Linden include: Fourth Ward Park (1), Memorial Field Park (2), Hagedau Park (3), Fifth Ward Park (4), Bacheller Avenue Park (5), Wilson Park (6), Eighth Ward Park (7), McGillvray Park (8), Peach Orchard Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Hampton Inn Linden- NJ (501 West Edgar Road), Crown Inn (211 East Edgar Road), # 1 Doma Travel Agency - Consolidator Airline Tickets (103 South Wood Ave).

 
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)
AQI  CO  SO2 Ozone  PM2.5 NO2 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.0. This is about average.
City:

32.0
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.363. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.363
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.78. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.78
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 23.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

23.1
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 14.6. This is significantly better than average. There were 9 monitors within city limits.
City:

14.6
U.S.:

22.9
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.78. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.78
U.S.:

9.59
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 14.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.0
U.S.:

9.4
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.1072


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.5%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.0% for Black residents, 9.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 11.8% for other race residents, 13.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.9%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.2%
Whole state:  5.9%

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Linden, NJ

People in group quarters in Linden in 2010:

  • 214 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 28 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities
246 people in nursing homes in 2000
7 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Linden compared to New Jersey state average:

Linden, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

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


Back to the top

Banks with branches in Linden (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Linden-St. George Branch, Linden Wood Ave, Wood Avenue Drive-In Branch. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: Wood Avenue Branch at 601 North Wood Avenue, branch established on 1955/11/14; Aviation Plaza Branch at 1100 South Stiles Street, branch established on 2006/09/25. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Linden Branch at 235 North Wood Avenue, branch established on 2004/12/30. 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.
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Linden Branch at 236 West St. George Avenue, branch established on 1999/05/01. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Unity Bank: Linden Branch at 628 North Wood Avenue, branch established on 1997/04/07. Info updated 2006/10/31: Bank assets: $810.2 mil, Deposits: $647.4 mil, headquarters in Clinton, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Unity Bancorp, Inc.
  • Northfield Bank: Linden Branch at 501 North Wood Avenue, branch established on 1927/01/01. Info updated 2011/10/17: Bank assets: $2,367.5 mil, Deposits: $1,506.5 mil, headquarters in Staten Island, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices
  • Columbia Bank: Linden Branch at 701 North Wood Avenue, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $4,478.2 mil, Deposits: $2,795.4 mil, headquarters in Fair Lawn, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 44 total offices
  • New York Community Bank: Linden Branch at 225 North Wood Avenue, branch established on 2001/02/27. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $39,468.7 mil, Deposits: $20,709.8 mil, headquarters in Westbury, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 247 total offices, Holding Company: New York Community Bancorp, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Linden, New Jersey:

  • Swan Motel And Executive Village, 201-311 E Edgar Rd, Linden, NJ 07036 , Phone: (908) 862-4500
  • Benedict Motel And Apartments, 401 W Edgar Rd, Linden, NJ 07036 , Phone: (908) 862-7700
  • Hampton Inn Linden/Elizabeth, 501 W Edgar Rd, Linden, NJ 07036 , Phone: (908) 862-3222, Fax: (908) 862-6571
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Linden, New Jersey

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Linden travel time to work - commute


Linden mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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 Linden city (based on Union County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.47%
Here65.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishPresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal Church
Adherents73.6%8.8%3.5%2.9%2.0%
Congregations17.6%6.1%11.5%9.2%6.5%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaOther
Adherents1.5%1.3%1.1%1.0%4.4%
Congregations6.5%5.0%6.1%1.1%30.5%
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: 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.
New Jersey:

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
Here:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

7.38 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Union County:

8.3%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Union County:

21.1%
State:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

21.4%
New Jersey:

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 34$151,322$53,4080$0
Other Government Administration 29$118,957$49,2240$0
Judicial and Legal 31$131,227$50,7980$0
Police Protection - Officers 206$1,521,764$88,6460$0
Police - Other 44$162,809$44,40236$27,071
Firefighters 124$856,470$82,8840$0
Fire - Other 0$0 3$5,342
Streets and Highways 31$126,557$48,9900$0
Welfare 14$55,829$47,8531$1,092
Health 2$7,881$47,2860$0
Parks and Recreation 24$80,536$40,2685$2,825
Housing and Community Development(Local) 73$329,312$54,1334$1,059
Local Libraries 10$26,896$32,2751$983
Other and Unallocable 3$12,508$50,0320$0
Totals for Government 625$3,582,068$68,77650$38,372

Linden government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $12,216,000 ($298.83)
    General - Other: $4,577,000 ($111.96)
    Regular Highways: $739,000 ($18.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $223,000 ($5.45)
    General Public Buildings: $219,000 ($5.36)
    Housing and Community Development: $128,000 ($3.13)
    Health - Other: $53,000 ($1.30)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($0.12)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $20,599,000 ($503.89)
    Police Protection: $12,119,000 ($296.45)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,698,000 ($261.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,737,000 ($115.88)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,275,000 ($104.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,228,000 ($54.50)
    Regular Highways: $1,798,000 ($43.98)
    Financial Administration: $1,671,000 ($40.88)
    Libraries: $1,580,000 ($38.65)
    Central Staff Services: $1,206,000 ($29.50)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,157,000 ($28.30)
    General Public Buildings: $870,000 ($21.28)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $841,000 ($20.57)
    Health - Other: $726,000 ($17.76)
    Public Welfare - Other: $482,000 ($11.79)
    Parking Facilities: $440,000 ($10.76)
    Air Transportation: $100,000 ($2.45)
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000 ($0.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,152,000 ($28.18)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health - Other: $43,000 ($1.05)
    General - Other: $12,000 ($0.29)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($0.20)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,076,000 ($50.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $514,000 ($12.57)
    Local Fire Protection: $459,000 ($11.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $268,000 ($6.56)
    Regular Highways: $179,000 ($4.38)
    Financial Administration: $105,000 ($2.57)
    General Public Building: $74,000 ($1.81)
    Sewerage: $22,000 ($0.54)
    Police Protection: $21,000 ($0.51)
    Health - Other: $3,000 ($0.07)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $38,593,000 ($944.06)

Linden government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Housing and Community Development: $755,000 ($18.47)
    Parking Facilities: $399,000 ($9.76)
    All Other: $256,000 ($6.26)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $3,582,000 ($87.62)
    All Other: $140,000 ($3.42)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,299,000 ($56.24)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,373,000 ($58.05)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,038,000 ($25.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $23,590,000 ($577.05)
    All Other: $1,214,000 ($29.70)
    Public Welfare: $365,000 ($8.93)
    Health and Hospitals: $11,000 ($0.27)
  • Tax - Property: $35,601,000 ($870.87)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,086,000 ($51.03)
    Other License: $856,000 ($20.94)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $57,000 ($1.39)

Linden government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,493,000 ($501.30)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,586,000 ($454.65)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,907,000 ($46.65)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $4,389,000 ($107.36)
    End of Fiscal Year: $4,250,000 ($103.96)

Linden government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $948,000 ($23.19)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $56,238,000 ($1375.68)

6.21% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($55,931 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.21%
New Jersey average:

6.12%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,193 average AGI)
Union County:

0.09%
New Jersey average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Essex County, NJ  1.58% ($43,782 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, NJ  0.79% ($45,395)
from Hudson County, NJ  0.64% ($64,325)


7.47% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($58,861 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.47%
New Jersey average:

6.89%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($727 average AGI)
Union County:

0.06%
New Jersey average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Middlesex County, NJ  1.18% ($47,329 average AGI)
to Essex County, NJ  0.93% ($39,626)
to Somerset County, NJ  0.63% ($72,811)

Strongest AM radio stations in Linden:

  • WJDM (1530 AM; 10 kW; ELIZABETH, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WNSW (1430 AM; 5 kW; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING INC)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WNYC (820 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Linden:

  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WSIA (88.9 FM; STATEN ISLAND, NY; Owner: THE COLLEGE OF STATEN ISLAND)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKNJ-FM (90.3 FM; UNION TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: KEAN UNIVERSITY)
  • 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.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • 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.)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Linden:

  • 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.)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W36AS (Channel 36; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 74
Total length: 800 meters (2,625ft)
Total costs: $1,500,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,178,762
Total average daily truck traffic: 361,169

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 2
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 22
  • 1960-1969: 9
  • 1970-1979: 26
  • 1980-1989: 12
  • 1990-1999: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Linden, NJ



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED192$239,880104$206,750492$228,03731$87,5482$601,50030$207,033
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$228,92915$230,80065$247,2464$95,2501$375,0008$206,375
APPLICATIONS DENIED51$239,43127$235,556295$242,67135$63,3710$019$216,895
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN42$207,19029$189,690148$229,1829$124,0000$016$207,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS20$243,6004$142,25059$271,8145$135,4000$05$171,000

Detailed mortgage data for all 10 tracts in Linden, NJ

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$243,4299$249,3330$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$276,8335$314,0001$296,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$255,6674$267,7500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$250,5000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$340,0000$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 175
  • Hazardous Condition: 658
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Linden


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Linden, NJ
Businesses in Linden, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Nike3
AT&T1Old Navy1
Applebee's1Payless2
Ashley Furniture1Penske1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Avenue1Popeyes1
Blockbuster1Quiznos1
Burger King1RadioShack2
CVS1SAS Shoes1
Casual Male XL1Sam's Club1
Dairy Queen1Sears2
DressBarn1Staples1
Dunkin Donuts4Starbucks1
Fashion Bug1Subway3
FedEx11T.G.I. Driday's1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Target1
GameStop1The Room Place3
H&R Block1U-Haul4
Home Depot1UPS10
Kohl's1Verizon Wireless2
Lane Furniture2Walmart1
Marshalls1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets3White Castle1
McDonald's1
Browse common businesses in Linden, NJ

Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Amanda Tears Smith (13)
  • Ray Smith (13)
  • Thomas A. Bara (3)
  • John M. Macaoay (2)
  • Joe R. Noles, Jr. (2)
  • Evan Leibowitz (2)
  • Besjon Alivandi (2)
  • Raymond F. Watts (2)
  • Raquel Calvachi (2)
  • Luis Calvachi (2)

Total of 46 patent applications in 2008-2014.

Back to Linden, NJ housing info, Union County, New Jersey, NJ smaller cities, NJ small cities, All Cities.

 

Back to the top




Recent home sales, price trends, and home value evaluator powered by Onboard Informatics
© 2013 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.
 
City-data.com does not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of any information on this site.  Use at your own risk.
Website © 2003-2014 Advameg, Inc.