Madison, New Jersey

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Population in 2013: 16,274 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.5%
 
Males: 7,979  (49.0%)
Females: 8,295  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  39.4 years
New Jersey median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 07940.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $112,873 (it was $82,847 in 2000)
Madison:

$112,873
NJ:

$70,165

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $58,840 (it was $38,416 in 2000)

Madison borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $611,234 (it was $359,500 in 2000)
Madison:

$611,234
NJ:

$307,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $489,298; Detached houses: $521,314; Townhouses or other attached units: $376,735; In 2-unit structures: $315,032; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $285,063; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $264,218; Mobile homes: $92,895; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $350,866

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,545.

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  • Races in Madison, NJ (2010)

    Madison races chart
    • 12,84081.0%White alone
    • 1,4068.9%Hispanic
    • 8695.5%Asian alone
    • 4412.8%Black alone
    • 2611.6%Two or more races
    • 190.1%Other race alone
    • 70.04%American Indian alone
    • 20.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Madison: 120.4 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (18.7%), Irish (16.7%), German (12.9%), English (7.1%), Polish (3.6%), Russian (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1889

Elevation: 261 feet

Land area: 4.20 square miles.

Population density: 3,875 people per square mile   (average).

Madison,NJ real estate house value index trend

Madison, New Jersey map

For population 25 years and over in Madison:

  • High school or higher: 94.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 66.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 33.6%
  • Unemployed: 12.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Madison borough:

  • Never married: 35.3%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

2,228 residents are foreign born (5.4% Europe, 3.6% Asia, 3.1% Latin America).

This borough:

13.8%
New Jersey:

21.6%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Madison, New Jersey as of September 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Madison to the number of sex offenders is 16,128 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $9,731 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $9,490 (1.7%)

Madison satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NJ (8.8 miles , pop. 54,405).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (12.2 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (23.2 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities: Florham Park borough, NJ (1.4 miles ), Chatham borough, NJ (1.4 miles ), Summit, NJ (2.0 miles ), New Providence borough, NJ (2.0 miles ), Morristown, NJ (2.1 miles ), Woodland Park borough, NJ (2.1 miles ), Short Hills, NJ (2.2 miles ), Millburn, NJ (2.3 miles ).

Latitude: 40.76 N, Longitude: 74.42 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Rose City

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,533 (+9.5%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 2,006 (26.6%)

Area codes: 973, 862

Madison household income distribution Madison home values distribution

Crime rates in Madison by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 003011221200N/A
per 100,000 0.00.019.40.06.26.312.512.56.212.60.00.0N/A
Robberies 2320111240211
per 100,000 12.017.813.00.06.26.36.312.524.90.012.66.26.2
Assaults 466910166893663
per 100,000 24.035.638.958.262.3100.437.649.856.018.937.737.518.5
Burglaries 26162321582420231835261821
per 100,000 156.094.8148.9135.8361.6150.7125.4143.2112.0220.8163.5112.5129.5
Thefts 1801581181011061391228910683698579
per 100,000 1,079.9936.2764.1653.3660.8872.6765.1554.3659.5523.7434.0531.2487.2
Auto thefts 147813931270333
per 100,000 84.041.551.884.156.118.86.312.543.60.018.918.718.5
Arson 0020100010010
per 100,000 0.00.013.00.06.20.00.00.06.20.00.06.20.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 71.161.574.355.577.676.061.058.463.051.742.841.136.6

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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 Madison detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 32 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
New Jersey average:

3.07
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.0%
New Jersey:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +647 (+4.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Finance and insurance (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Legal occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Madison, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Madison-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the Madison borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 17.1 miles away from the borough center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Madison-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 221.0 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 90.2 miles away from Madison 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 260.3 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 88.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 37.7 miles away from Madison center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 315.6 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 Morris County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Heavy Rains: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Madison topographic map

Birthplace of: Lewis Sayre - Physician, Peter DeMaria - Architect, Samuel S. Coursen - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Ward Moore - Novelist, Don Newcombe - (born 1926), baseball player, Alexander Duncan (politician) - Member of the House of Representatives, David Austin Sayre - Banker, Edward Irenaeus Prime-Stevenson - Author, Greg Olear - Novelist.

Main business address for: WYETH (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS), SCHERING PLOUGH CORP (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Madison:

  • PINE ACRES CONVALESCENT CENTER (51 MADISON AVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Madison:

  • CHESHIRE HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; FLORHAM PARK, NJ)
  • KING JAMES CARE CTR OF CHATHAM (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CHATHAM, NJ)
  • SAINT ANNE VILLA (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; FLORHAM PARK, NJ)
  • CARE ONE AT MADISON AVENUE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MORRISTOWN, NJ)
  • VITAS HEALTHCARE CORPORATION ATLANTIC (Hospital, about 4 miles away; LIVINGSTON, NJ)
  • CARE ONE AT LIVINGSTON (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; LIVINGSTON, NJ)
  • MORRISTOWN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; MORRISTOWN, NJ)

Amtrak stations near Madison:

  • 13 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 14 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.
  • 14 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 in Madison:

  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham (Full-time enrollment: 2,690; Location: 285 Madison Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.fdu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Drew University (FT enrollment: 2,272; Location: 36 Madison Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.drew.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Madison:

  • Union County College (about 9 miles; Cranford, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 9,148)
  • Seton Hall University (about 9 miles; South Orange, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,742)
  • County College of Morris (about 11 miles; Randolph, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,427)
  • Kean University (about 11 miles; Union, NJ; FT enrollment: 12,648)
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (about 12 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,210)
  • Essex County College (about 13 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,595)
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology (about 13 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,212)

Public high school in Madison:

Public elementary/middle schools in Madison:

Private elementary/middle schools in Madison:

  • ST VINCENT MARTYR SCHOOL (Students: 423; Location: 26 GREEN VILLAGE RD; Grades: PK - 6)
  • MONTESSORI CHILDREN'S ACADEMY (Students: 160; Location: 24 MADISON AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • RAINBOW MONTESSORI (Students: 122; Location: 33 GREEN VILLAGE RD; Grades: PK - TK)
  • THE CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER @ GIRALDA FARMS (Students: 102; Location: 5 GIRALDA FARMS; Grades: PK - TK)
  • MADISON MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 66; Location: 19 GREEN AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Madison, School District: MADISON BOROUGH

Library in Madison:

  • MADISON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,672,793; Location: 39 KEEP STREET; 138,427 books; 6,946 audio materials; 4,073 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 228 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • College of Saint Elizabeth's is extremely close to Madison.
  • Bayley-Ellard High School closed June 2005
  • Bayley-Ellard High School closed about 18 months ago. Unemployment is around 3.5 %
  • Fairleigh Dickenson University is also in Madison.
  • The town of Madison has 2 other colleges not listed: The College of St. Elizabeth and Fairleigh Dickinson University

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Notable locations in Madison: Madison Golf Course (A), Madison Station (B), Smith House (C), Lewis House (D), Stillery House (E), Davies House (F), Faulkner House (G), Hannan House (H), Gilbert House (I), Sycamore Cottage (J), Brothers College (K), Hall of Sciences (L), Mead Hall (M), Rose Memorial Library (N), United Methodist Archives and History Center (O), Embury Hall (P), Asbury Hall (Q), Hoyt-Bowne Hall (R), Seminary Hall (S), Samuel W Bowne Hall of Graduate Studies (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Madison include: WYETH (A), SCHERING PLOUGH CORP (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hillside Cemetery (1), Saint Vincent Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Madison include: Niles Park (1), Ranger Stadium (2), Zuck Arboretum (3), Young Field (4), The Forest Reserve (5), Cole Park (6), James Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Museum of Early Trades & Crafts (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 9 Main Street).

Hotel: Florham Park Eagle (155 Main Street).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

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

City:

101
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.439. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.439
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 5.26. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.26
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.749. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.749
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 14.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.34
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0147

Drinking water stations with addresses in Madison and their reported violations in the past:

MADISON WATER DEPT (Address: HARTLEY DODGE MEMORIAL BLDG , Population served: 15,820, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-03-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-06-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-22-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-27-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-07-2006), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-07-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 42 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 4.0%
(3.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.3% for Black residents, 19.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 90.9% for other race residents, 1.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.6 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  67.0%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  3.7%
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

People in group quarters in Madison in 2010:

  • 1,511 people in college/university student housing
  • 91 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 86 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 22 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Madison in 2000:

  • 2,471 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 84 people in nursing homes
  • 28 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Madison, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Madison compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Banks with most branches in Madison (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Madison Branch at 2 Waverly Place, branch established on 1958/12/22. 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.
  • Union Center National Bank: Madison Banking Center Branch at 300 Main Street, branch established on 1996/06/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,432.2 mil, Deposits: $1,123.5 mil, headquarters in Union, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Center Bancorp, Inc.
  • Somerset Hills Bank: Madison Branch at 265 Main Street, branch established on 2006/09/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $363.7 mil, Deposits: $316.9 mil, headquarters in Bernardsville, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Somerset Hills Bancorp
  • The Provident Bank: Madison Branch at 98 Main Street, branch established on 1990/05/07. Info updated 2010/07/27: Bank assets: $7,097.5 mil, Deposits: $5,186.9 mil, headquarters in Jersey City, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 83 total offices, Holding Company: Provident Financial Services, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Morris Branch at 117 Main Street, branch established on 1992/12/23. 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
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Madison Branch at 200 Main Street, branch established on 1976/11/22. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Hilltop Community Bank: Madison Branch at 177 Main Street, branch established on 2004/09/20. Info updated 2008/12/22: Bank assets: $165.3 mil, Deposits: $137.1 mil, headquarters in Summit, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Hilltop Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • Investors Bank: Madison Branch at 16 Waverly Place, branch established on 1996/11/18. 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
  • Hudson City Savings Bank: Madison Branch at 340 Main Street, branch established on 1974/06/24. Info updated 2012/01/09: Bank assets: $45,373.6 mil, Deposits: $25,645.6 mil, headquarters in Paramus, NJ, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
New Jersey average:

12.7

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Madison borough (based on Morris County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic206,70049
Mainline Protestant32,353111
Evangelical Protestant25,97194
Other22,41443
Black Protestant3,2817
Orthodox3,1456
None198,412-
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: 103
Morris County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 55
Morris County:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
Morris County:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 428
Here:

8.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Morris County:

20.4%
New Jersey:

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

20.1%
State:

18.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 9$49,860$66,4801$2,298
Other Government Administration 11$67,112$73,2132$356
Judicial and Legal 4$25,368$76,1040$0
Police Protection - Officers 28$255,628$109,5550$0
Police - Other 6$24,198$48,39625$24,450
Firefighters 13$119,372$110,1900$0
Streets and Highways 10$64,508$77,4100$0
Welfare 1$4,686$56,2322$2,350
Health 8$38,600$57,9000$0
Sewerage 3$21,238$84,9520$0
Parks and Recreation 7$39,170$67,1491$1,600
Housing and Community Development(Local) 8$56,176$84,2641$1,152
Water Supply 3$27,114$108,4560$0
Electric Power 13$89,620$82,7265$6,960
Local Libraries 13$55,326$51,07012$12,012
Other and Unallocable 5$29,790$71,4962$3,578
Totals for Government 142$967,766$81,78351$54,756

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

  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $10,268,000 ($630.95)
    General Public Buildings: $1,522,000 ($93.52)
    Electric Utilities: $643,000 ($39.51)
    Water Utilities: $575,000 ($35.33)
    Regular Highways: $467,000 ($28.70)
    Libraries: $92,000 ($5.65)
    Sewerage: $65,000 ($3.99)
    General - Other: $48,000 ($2.95)
    Housing and Community Development: $30,000 ($1.84)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $9,243,000 ($567.96)
    General - Other: $3,441,000 ($211.44)
    Police Protection: $3,360,000 ($206.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,433,000 ($149.50)
    Regular Highways: $1,343,000 ($82.52)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,257,000 ($77.24)
    Libraries: $1,136,000 ($69.80)
    Water Utilities: $979,000 ($60.16)
    Housing and Community Development: $842,000 ($51.74)
    Health - Other: $618,000 ($37.97)
    Central Staff Services: $543,000 ($33.37)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $449,000 ($27.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $377,000 ($23.17)
    Sewerage: $348,000 ($21.38)
    Financial Administration: $315,000 ($19.36)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $267,000 ($16.41)
    General Public Buildings: $162,000 ($9.95)
    Public Welfare - Other: $48,000 ($2.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $119,000 ($7.31)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health - Other: $3,000 ($0.18)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Libraries: $168,000 ($10.32)
    General - Other: $88,000 ($5.41)
    Police Protection: $80,000 ($4.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $76,000 ($4.67)
    Regular Highways: $71,000 ($4.36)
    Local Fire Protection: $49,000 ($3.01)
    Sewerage: $22,000 ($1.35)
    General Public Building: $21,000 ($1.29)
    Housing and Community Development: $15,000 ($0.92)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,637,000 ($592.17)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($0.25)

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

  • Charges - Housing and Community Development: $841,000 ($51.68)
    Sewerage: $322,000 ($19.79)
    All Other: $170,000 ($10.45)
    Parking Facilities: $86,000 ($5.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($0.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($0.37)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $240,000 ($14.75)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $317,000 ($19.48)
    All Other: $77,000 ($4.73)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,136,000 ($69.80)
    Fines and Forfeits: $285,000 ($17.51)
    General Revenue, NEC: $236,000 ($14.50)
    Rents: $207,000 ($12.72)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $14,937,000 ($917.84)
    Water Utilities: $1,581,000 ($97.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,061,000 ($65.20)
    All Other: $298,000 ($18.31)
    Health and Hospitals: $19,000 ($1.17)
  • Tax - Property: $10,905,000 ($670.09)
    Other License: $755,000 ($46.39)
    Public Utilities Sales: $43,000 ($2.64)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $28,000 ($1.72)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,727,000 ($229.02)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,960,000 ($181.89)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $767,000 ($47.13)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,807,000 ($909.86)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,492,000 ($1320.63)

5.23% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($89,740 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.23%
New Jersey average:

5.08%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,530 average AGI)
Morris County:

0.04%
New Jersey average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Essex County, NJ  0.55% ($84,301 average AGI)
from Passaic County, NJ  0.52% ($63,045)
from Bergen County, NJ  0.39% ($92,959)


5.56% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($87,031 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
New Jersey average:

5.65%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,505 average AGI)
Morris County:

0.09%
New Jersey average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Essex County, NJ  0.39% ($72,943 average AGI)
to Passaic County, NJ  0.37% ($54,996)
to Sussex County, NJ  0.35% ($57,003)

Strongest AM radio stations in Madison:

  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WMTR (1250 AM; 7 kW; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • 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.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Madison:

  • WMNJ (88.9 FM; MADISON, NJ; Owner: DREW UNIVERSITY)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WDHA-FM (105.5 FM; DOVER, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFME (94.7 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WFMU (91.1 FM; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: AURICLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WAWZ (99.1 FM; ZAREPHATH, NJ; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Madison:

  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • W54CZ (Channel 54; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMBC-TV (Channel 63; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Madison fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 34m112ftTotal length
  • $26,007,000Total costs
  • 288,472Total average daily traffic
  • 14,069Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • TIM M EHRENBURG, 50 Kings Rd (Lat: 40.749556 Lon: -74.422361), Type: 34.1, Overall height: 34.1 m
    Registrant: 9735933008, , 50 KINGS RD
  • VINCENT D CHIRICO, 50 Kings Road (Lat: 40.749556 Lon: -74.422361), Type: 34.0, Overall height: 34 m
    Registrant: 9735933008, Chiricov@mpd.Rosenet.Org, 50 KINGS ROAD
  • David K Stern, 114 Kings Road (Lat: 40.753917 Lon: -74.410750), Type: 45.7, Overall height: 45.7 m
    Registrant: 9735933068, Derosal@mfd.Rosenet.Org, 50 KINGS ROAD
  • David K Stern, 114 Kings Road (Lat: 40.753917 Lon: -74.410750), Type: 45.7, Overall height: 45.7 m
    Registrant: 9735933068, Derosal@mfd.Rosenet.Org, 50 KINGS ROAD
  • Louis DeRosa, 114 Kings Road (Lat: 40.754000 Lon: -74.410750), Type: 50.3, Structure height: 34027 m, Overall height: 45.4 m
    Registrant: 9735933022, Derosal@rosenet.Org, 50 KINGS ROAD
  • Louis DeRosa, 114 Kings Road (Lat: 40.754000 Lon: -74.410750), Type: 50.3, Structure height: 34027 m, Overall height: 45.4 m
    Registrant: 9735933022, Derosal@rosenet.Org, 50 KINGS ROAD

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Madison, NJ)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Madison)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Madison)
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
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 ORIGINATED20$446,400127$470,024504$387,96822$216,7272$402,5009$411,444
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$620,00013$464,15434$379,3530$00$01$249,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$402,50016$395,37577$384,9486$29,5000$03$383,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$396,60011$358,45559$409,4240$00$05$330,800
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$03$156,66720$368,2502$94,0000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0429.00 , 0430.00, 0431.00, 0432.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$420,3751$409,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$349,2000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$400,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$527,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$527,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0429.00 , 0430.00, 0431.00, 0432.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 41
  • Hazardous Condition: 72
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Madison

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Madison, NJ
Businesses in Madison, NJ
NameCountNameCount
Blockbuster1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Burger King1RadioShack1
Curves1Staples1
DHL1Starbucks1
Decora Cabinetry2Stop & Shop1
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile1
Dunkin Donuts1UPS3
FedEx6Whole Foods Market1
Honda1YMCA1
Lane Furniture1

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