Montclair, New Jersey

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Population in July 2007: 37,837.
Males: 17,524  (46.3%)
Females: 20,313  (53.7%)
Median resident age:

37.5 years
New Jersey median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 07042.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $100,700 (it was $74,894 in 2000)
Montclair:

$100,700
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $67,419 (it was $44,870 in 2000)

Montclair CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $572,523 (it was $284,300 in 2000)
Montclair:

$572,523
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $447,851; detached houses: $522,862; townhouses or other attached units: $387,521; in 2-unit structures: $223,228; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $278,189; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $310,816; mobile homes: $237,978
March 2019 cost of living index in Montclair: 135.2 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Montclair, NJ (2000)
    • 22,26857.1%White alone
    • 12,19431.3%Black alone
    • 1,9955.1%Hispanic
    • 1,2143.1%Asian alone
    • 1,0172.6%Two or more races
    • 2200.6%Other race alone
    • 570.1%American Indian alone
    • 120.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Montclair, New Jersey as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Montclair is 12,612 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Montclair by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.6)
2
(5.4)
1
(2.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.6)
2
(5.3)
2
(5.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(7.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(5.2)
1
(2.6)
5
(13.5)
2
(5.4)
1
(2.7)
4
(10.7)
1
(2.6)
4
(10.6)
2
(5.3)
2
(5.3)
2
(5.2)
4
(10.5)
13
(33.3)
10
(25.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
47
(122.5)
27
(71.4)
50
(134.6)
43
(117.1)
48
(130.5)
41
(109.6)
46
(121.7)
26
(68.6)
33
(86.9)
29
(76.3)
21
(55.0)
24
(63.0)
18
(46.1)
5
(12.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
70
(182.4)
61
(161.3)
40
(107.7)
40
(109.0)
40
(108.7)
30
(80.2)
32
(84.7)
17
(44.8)
36
(94.8)
15
(39.4)
21
(55.0)
21
(55.1)
29
(74.3)
19
(48.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
214
(557.6)
251
(663.5)
207
(557.3)
221
(602.1)
157
(426.8)
181
(483.6)
188
(497.4)
220
(580.3)
195
(513.7)
146
(383.9)
143
(374.4)
124
(325.4)
170
(435.6)
110
(282.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
602
(1,568)
663
(1,753)
496
(1,335)
428
(1,166)
352
(956.8)
426
(1,138)
409
(1,082)
419
(1,105)
341
(898.3)
394
(1,036)
382
(1,000)
417
(1,094)
450
(1,153)
350
(899.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
138
(359.5)
80
(211.5)
77
(207.3)
43
(117.1)
26
(70.7)
23
(61.5)
65
(172.0)
41
(108.1)
35
(92.2)
26
(68.4)
35
(91.6)
31
(81.3)
30
(76.9)
42
(108.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(13.0)
1
(2.6)
1
(2.7)
4
(10.9)
6
(16.3)
3
(8.0)
5
(13.2)
3
(7.9)
5
(13.2)
2
(5.3)
5
(13.1)
0
(0.0)
4
(10.2)
2
(5.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)207.9194.5192.5164.9136.9141.8152.7142.0139.1108.8105.2111.4138.1114.1

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Montclair, NJ

Crime rate in Montclair detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 130 (110 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.83
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Irish (13.7%), Italian (10.1%), German (9.2%), English (7.6%), West Indian (5.2%), Polish (4.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 300 feet

Land area: 6.30 square miles.

Population density: 6,003 people per square mile   (high).

Montclair, New Jersey map

5,679 residents are foreign born (6.6% Latin America, 3.7% Europe, 2.3% Asia).

This place:

14.6%
New Jersey:

17.5%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Montclair CDP:

3.2% ($9,229)
New Jersey:

2.4% ($4,047)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Orange, NJ (3.9 miles , pop. 69,824).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (6.2 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (13.0 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities:

Glen Ridge borough, NJ (1.1 miles ),
Brookdale, NJ (1.3 miles ),
Verona, NJ (1.3 miles ),
Upper Montclair, NJ (1.3 miles ),
Bloomfield, NJ (1.3 miles ),
Cedar Grove, NJ (1.6 miles ),
Nutley, NJ (1.7 miles ),
West Orange, NJ (1.8 miles )

Latitude: 40.82 N, Longitude: 74.21 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,375 (-13.8%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 4,282 (21.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 973

Distribution of median household income in Montclair, NJ in 2017
Montclair satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Most common industries in Montclair, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.8%)
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.1%)
  • Health care (10.3%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (3.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.2%)
  • Public administration (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (15.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (13.2%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Health care (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.9%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (3.7%)
  • Construction (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.2%)
  • Health care (14.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Montclair, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Computer specialists (3.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
  • Lawyers (3.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Computer specialists (5.1%)
  • Lawyers (4.7%)
  • Top executives (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Media and communications workers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.5%)

Average climate in Montclair, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Montclair, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 94.2. This is worse than average.

City:

94.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.321. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.321
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 16.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.1
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.371. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.371
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 26.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.19. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.19
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Montclair-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 15.2 miles away from the Montclair place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 26.7 miles away from the place center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Montclair-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 216.6 miles away from Montclair 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 101.7 miles away from the city 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 254.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 100.3 miles away from Montclair 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 238.0 miles away from Montclair 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 49.2 miles away from Montclair 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 Essex County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 7, 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).
Montclair topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Montclair:

  • HACKENSACK-UMC MOUNTAINSIDE (Voluntary non-profit - Private, BAY AND HIGHLAND AVE)
  • MONTCLAIR COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (120 HARRISON AVE)
  • GATES MANOR (111-115 GATES AVENUE)
  • MADISON NH (31 MADISON AVE)
  • MONTCLAIR HOSPITAL SNC (120 HARRISON AVENUE)
  • VAN DYK MANOR MONTCLAIR (42 NORTH MOUNTAIN AVE)
  • MOUNTAINSIDE HOSPITAL (DIALYSIS UNIT)
  • CHRILL VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION (60 SOUTH FULLERTON AVENUE)

Amtrak stations near Montclair:

  • 7 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.
  • 9 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 13 miles: NEW YORK (PENN STA) (NEW YORK, 7TH AVE. & W. 32ND ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Montclair:

  • Montclair State University (Full-time enrollment: 16,277; Location: 1 Normal Avenue - 855 Valley Road; Public; Website: www.montclair.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine (Full-time enrollment: 73; Location: 427 Bloomfield Avenue, Suite 301; Private, for-profit; Website: www.EasternSchool.com)
  • Mountainside School of Nursing (Full-time enrollment: 55; Location: 1 Bay Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.mhson.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Montclair:

  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (about 6 miles; Newark, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 3,210)
  • Berkeley College-Woodland Park (about 6 miles; Woodland Park, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,938)
  • Seton Hall University (about 6 miles; South Orange, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,742)
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology (about 6 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,212)
  • Rutgers University-Newark (about 6 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,869)
  • Essex County College (about 7 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,595)
  • Passaic County Community College (about 8 miles; Paterson, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,351)

Public high school in Montclair:

Private high schools in Montclair:

  • THE MONTCLAIR KIMBERLEY ACADEMY (Students: 1,043, Location: 201 VALLEY RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • DERON SCHOOL II (Students: 252, Location: 130 GROVE ST, Grades: UG-12)
  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 165, Location: 33 COTTAGE PL, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Montclair:

  • GLENFIELD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 629, Location: 25 MAPLE AVE, Grades: 6-8)
  • NISHUANE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 570, Location: 32 CEDAR AVE, Grades: KG-2)
  • EDGEMONT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 308, Location: 20 EDGEMONT RD, Grades: KG-5)
  • RENAISSANCE MIDDLE SCHOOL AT THE RAND BUILDING (Location: 176 NORTH FULLERTON AVENUE, Grades: 6-8)
  • HILLSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 54 ORANGE RD, Grades: 3-5)
  • WATCHUNG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 14 GARDEN ST, Grades: KG-5)
  • CHARLES H. BULLOCK SCHOOL (Location: 55 WASHINGTON STREET, Grades: KG-5)
See full list of schools located in Montclair

Library in Montclair:

  • MONTCLAIR PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,087,354; Location: 50 S. FULLERTON AVENUE; 175,559 books; 8,353 audio materials; 11,907 video materials; 30 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 27 other licensed databases; 338 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Community hospital is gone. A town which once had 3 hospitals (St. Vincent's is also gone) now only has 1.
  • Montclair Community Hospital has been closed for over two years. The property will eventually be developed into high density housing of some sort.
  • A Radio station addition: WLIB 1190 AM Owned by AIRAMERICA RADIO NYC
  • Mount Hebron Middle School Lacordaire private Catholic High School (girls only) and grammar school (co-ed) St. Cassians parochial (Catholic) grammar school
  • monclair community hospital is closed and has been for approximately 3 years added by rosey
  • Montclair Community Hospital has been closed for over two years. The property will eventually be developed into high density housing of some sort.
  • Independent pre-K-12 coeducational day school in Montclair: The Montclair Kimberley Academy
  • monclair community hospital is closed and has been for approximately 3 years added by rosey

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Montclair: Montclair Station (A), Watchung Avenue Station (B), Upper Montclair Station (C), Montclair Art Museum (D), Bond House (E), President's House (F), Alderice House (G), Center for Continuing Education (H), Gilbreth House (I), Freeman Hall (J), Russ Hall (K), Alumni House (L), Chapin Hall (M), Panzer Gym (N), College Hall (O), The Alexander Kasser Theater (P), Morehead Halll (Q), Montclair Volunteer Ambulance Unit (R), Montclair Fire Department Station 1 (S), Montclair Fire Department Station 2 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Montclair include: Grace Presbyterian Church (A), Saint James Episcopal Church (B), Saint Luke's Episcopal Church (C), Trinity Episcopal Church (D), Friends Meeting House (E), Bright Hope Baptist Church (F), Central Presbyterian Church (G), Community Baptist Church (H), Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Immaculate Conception Cemetery (1), Mount Hebron Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Montclair include: Pearl Brook Park (1), Porter Park (2), Edgemont Memorial Park (3), Mountainside Park (4), Nishuane Park (5), Anderson Park (6), Rand Park (7), Alonzo F Bonsal Wildlife Preserve (8), Glenfield Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Israel Crane Museum House (110 Orange Road), Presby Iris Gardens (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 474 Upper Mountain Avenue).

Hotels: Georgian Inn (37 North Mountain Avenue), La Giada Restorante (578 Bloomfield Ave).

Birthplace of: George Scratchley Brown - US Air Force general, Buzz Aldrin, Bob Bradley - Soccer coach, Sterling Hayden - Actor, Todd McCaffrey - Irish science fiction author, Sean T. Kean - New Jersey State Senator, Ronald T. Raines - Biochemist, Robert Trent Jones, Jr. - Golf course architect, Robert DeLeo - Rock bass guitarist, T.J. O'Malley - Aerospace engineer.

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

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

MONTCLAIR WATER BUREAU (Population served: 38,977, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2014. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-16-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-18-2014)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

64.5%
Whole state:

70.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.7%
Whole state:

4.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

5.6%
Whole state:

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

2.7%
Whole state:

4.2%

People in group quarters in Montclair in 2000:

  • 371 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 297 people in nursing homes
  • 209 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 37 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 33 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 22 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Montclair (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Montclair - Private Banking, Watchung Branch, Montclair Drive-In, Montclair Branch. 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.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Lackawanna Plaza - Pathmark, Upper Montclair Branch, Montclair Savings Branch. 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
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Upper Montclair Branch at 636 Valley Road, branch established on 1975/07/14; Montclair Branch at 57 Park Street, branch established on 2010/07/30. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • New York Community Bank: Montclair-Orange Road Branch at 323 Orange Road, branch established on 1922/01/01. 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.
  • Investors Bank: Montclair Branch at 536 Bloomfield Avenue, branch established on 2011/09/19. 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
  • Haven Savings Bank: Montclair Branch at 201 Bellevue Avenue, branch established on 2006/05/17. Info updated 2006/10/20: Bank assets: $702.7 mil, Deposits: $537.1 mil, headquarters in Hoboken, NJ, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Haven Bancorp, Mhc
  • TD Bank, National Association: Montclair Branch at 233 Bloomfield Avenue, branch established on 2005/11/12. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The

For population 15 years and over in Montclair:

Marital status in Montclair, NJ
  • Never married: 31.1%
  • Now married: 51.2%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

For population 25 years and over in Montclair:

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 57.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 27.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
New Jersey average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Montclair, NJ (based on Essex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic261,96665
Other61,85081
Mainline Protestant41,339171
Black Protestant38,68788
Evangelical Protestant34,666191
Orthodox6,18812
None339,273-
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: 305
Here:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 119
This county:

1.54 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
This county:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 463
Here:

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

9.4%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Essex County:

25.3%
New Jersey:

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

16.5%
New Jersey:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

53.2%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

52.7%
New Jersey:

47.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Montclair:

18.5%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Montclair:

10.6%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.7%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

59.6%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.4%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Montclair, NJ Residents

5.72% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($86,759 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,425 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.04%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hudson County, NJ  0.78% ($95,396 average AGI)
from Union County, NJ  0.65% ($49,843)
from Passaic County, NJ  0.41% ($75,079)


6.47% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($128,901 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,135 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.05%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Union County, NJ  0.90% ($84,799 average AGI)
to Hudson County, NJ  0.50% ($65,771)
to Morris County, NJ  0.45% ($108,449)
Businesses in Montclair, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Nike3
A&P1Panera Bread1
Blockbuster1Pathmark1
CVS2Payless1
Cold Stone Creamery1Penske1
Domino's Pizza1Popeyes1
Dunkin Donuts2RadioShack1
FedEx8Starbucks1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Subway2
H&R Block1UPS8
Lane Furniture1Urban Outfitters1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Whole Foods Market1
New Balance2YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Montclair:

  • 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.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WPAT (930 AM; 5 kW; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT, INC)
  • 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.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)
  • WNYC (820 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Montclair:

  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WMSC (90.3 FM; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • 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)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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 Montclair:

  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, 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)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Montclair fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 8.1mTotal length
  • $15,307,000Total costs
  • 56,054Total average daily traffic
  • 1,727Total average daily truck traffic
  • 67,262Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Vincent Capparelli, 219 North Fullerton Avenue (Lat: 40.823722 Lon: -74.208861), Type: 41.1, Structure height: 34013 m, Overall height: 38.1 m, Registrant: Wireless Edge Westchester Group, LLC, Capparelli@wirelessedge.Com, , New R-ochelle, Phone: (914) 712-0000
  • Vincent Capparelli, 219 North Fullerton Avenue (Lat: 40.823722 Lon: -74.208861), Type: 41.1, Structure height: 34013 m, Overall height: 38.1 m, Registrant: Wireless Edge Westchester Group, LLC, Capparelli@wirelessedge.Com, , New R-ochelle, Phone: (914) 712-0000
  • Donna-Marie Stipo, 219 North Fullerton Avenue (Lat: 40.823722 Lon: -74.208861), Type: 41.1, Structure height: 34013 m, Overall height: 38.1 m, Registrant: Wireless Edge Westchester Group, LLC, Capparelli@wirelessedge.Com, , New R-ochelle, Phone: (914) 712-0000
  • Donna-Marie Stipo, 219 North Fullerton Avenue (Lat: 40.823722 Lon: -74.208861), Type: 41.1, Structure height: 34013 m, Overall height: 38.1 m, Registrant: Wireless Edge Westchester Group, LLC, Capparelli@wirelessedge.Com, , New R-ochelle, Phone: (914) 712-0000
  • John Arthur, 219 North Fullerton Avenue (Lat: 40.823722 Lon: -74.208861), Type: 41.1, Structure height: 34013 m, Overall height: 38.1 m, Registrant: Wireless Edge Westchester Group, LLC, Capparelli@wirelessedge.Com, , New R-ochelle, Phone: (914) 712-0000
  • John T Blair, 42 Clove Rd (Lat: 40.864722 Lon: -74.200556), Type: 200.0, Structure height: 34031 m, Overall height: 172.7 m, Registrant: New Jersey Public Broadcasting Authority, Rick.Williams@treas.Nj.Gov, , 777 Trent-on, Phone: (609) 203-6049
  • 42 Clove Rd (Lat: 40.864722 Lon: -74.200556), Type: 200.0, Overall height: 172.7 m, Registrant: New Jersey Public Broadcasting Authority Dba , 777 Trent-on, Phone: (609) 777-5000

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

71 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Montclair)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Montclair)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED69$371,159246$437,711941$372,86541$172,14610$846,20019$278,7890$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$324,16749$544,44978$361,6155$35,0000$02$387,5000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED22$341,90945$333,889259$389,63321$117,2380$013$251,2312$16,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN19$377,84239$483,538142$361,5568$249,5000$06$312,8330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$323,16710$311,40045$432,8001$283,0000$02$287,0000$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 12 tracts in Montclair, NJ

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$351,9527$454,571
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$337,0001$308,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$262,5001$144,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$449,7503$485,667
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$359,3330$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Montclair, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Montclair, NJ - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 104. The highest number of fire incidents - 171 took place in 2005, and the least - 15 in 2018. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Montclair, NJ When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (66.2%), and Outside Fires (23.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Montclair, NJ
    • 1,03866.2%Structure Fires
    • 37123.7%Outside Fires
    • 1278.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 312.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Montclair, NJ
Most common first names in Montclair, NJ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary42182.2 years
John37874.8 years
William32174.7 years
James25973.7 years
Margaret20981.5 years
Joseph19974.9 years
Elizabeth18581.4 years
Helen17881.8 years
Charles17576.2 years
Robert17473.2 years
Most common last names in Montclair, NJ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith13177.0 years
Johnson11076.1 years
Brown10975.0 years
Jones9775.7 years
Williams8776.3 years
Jackson5876.1 years
Davis5674.3 years
Miller5474.9 years
Harris5176.5 years
Taylor4375.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Montclair, NJ
  • 64.6%Utility gas
  • 31.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.7%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Montclair, NJ
  • 56.8%Utility gas
  • 26.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.9%Electricity
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.8%No fuel used


Montclair compared to New Jersey state average:

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

Montclair on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: media and communication equipment workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: lawyers (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest racial income disparity between any two races with at least 2,000 householders"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: lawyers (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: media and communication equipment workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a bus, a trolley bus, a streetcar, or a trolley car to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: data processing, libraries, and other information services (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking railroad to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: broadcasting and telecommunications (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: water transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: chemicals (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: chemicals (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: paper and paper products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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