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Morris County

Population in 2012: 5,714 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.1%
 

Males: 2,760  (48.3%)
Females: 2,954  (51.7%)

Median resident age:  42.1 years
New Jersey median age:  0.0 years

Zip code: 07950

Estimated median household income in 2011: $95,587 (it was $84,806 in 2000)
Morris Plains:

$95,587
New Jersey:

$67,458
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $48,514

Morris Plains borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $453,709 (it was $271,900 in 2000)
Morris Plains:

$453,709
New Jersey:

$324,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $507,790; Detached houses: $532,875; Townhouses or other attached units: $295,413; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $265,114; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $253,087

Median gross rent in 2011: $1,739.

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  • White alone - 4,731 (85.5%)
  • Hispanic - 314 (5.7%)
  • Asian alone - 275 (5.0%)
  • Black alone - 135 (2.4%)
  • Two or more races - 74 (1.3%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.04%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Morris Plains: 119.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (19.1%), Italian (17.1%), German (14.2%), Polish (7.8%), English (7.3%), United States (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 399 feet

Land area: 2.59 square miles.

Population density: 2203 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Morris Plains:

  • High school or higher: 93.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 52.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Morris Plains borough:

  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 59.2%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

431 residents are foreign born (3.6% Asia, 2.9% Latin America, 2.4% Europe).

This borough:  7.7%
New Jersey:  20.2%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Morris Plains, New Jersey as of April 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Morris Plains to the number of sex offenders is 2,021 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 2011: $8,184 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $7,055 (1.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wayne, NJ (14.3 miles , pop. 54,069).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (16.9 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (26.9 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities: Morristown, NJ (1.5 miles ), Mountain Lakes borough, NJ (2.1 miles ), Victory Gardens borough, NJ (2.1 miles ), Rockaway borough, NJ (2.2 miles ), Dover, NJ (2.3 miles ), Florham Park borough, NJ (2.5 miles ), Madison borough, NJ (2.5 miles ), White Meadow Lake, NJ (2.5 miles ).

Latitude: 40.83 N, Longitude: 74.48 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,106 (+73.7%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 313 (13.1%)

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Crime rates in Morris Plains by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 100000000100
per 100,000 18.90.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.016.80.00.0
Robberies 021312421210
per 100,000 0.037.419.054.017.935.571.736.016.533.618.00.0
Assaults 831323012111
per 100,000 151.556.119.054.035.953.30.018.033.116.818.017.9
Burglaries 84211410116861599
per 100,000 151.574.8400.0252.2179.4195.3107.6144.199.2251.9162.2161.1
Thefts 72101691057960585294726459
per 100,000 1363.61889.61314.31891.21417.01065.21040.2936.91553.71209.31153.21055.8
Auto thefts 574217321032
per 100,000 94.7131.076.236.017.9124.353.836.016.50.054.135.8
Arson 000002000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.035.50.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 102.298.483.2106.572.075.764.856.170.980.361.251.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 17 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.68
New Jersey average:

3.38

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.6%
New Jersey:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +17 (+0.3%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (20%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Accountants and auditors (5%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (3%)

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

Average climate in Morris Plains, New Jersey

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Tornado activity:

Morris Plains-area historical tornado activity is above New Jersey state average. It is 6% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.4 miles away from the Morris Plains borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 12.5 miles away from the borough center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Morris Plains-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New Jersey state average. It is 82% 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 88.8 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 87.4 miles away from Morris Plains 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 36.3 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 33.3 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 50.0 miles away from Morris Plains 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 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: 6, Storms: 6, Heavy Rains: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Mudslide: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Morris Plains topographic map

Birthplace of: Charley Molnar - Football coach, Arthur Whitney (politician) - Politician, Charles W. Johnson (naturalist) - Entomologist.

Main business address for: IMMUNOMEDICS INC (IN VITRO & IN VIVO DIAGNOSTIC SUBSTANCES).

Political contributions by individuals in Morris Plains, NJ

Heliports located in Morris Plains:

Amtrak stations near Morris Plains:

  • 18 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 18 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.
  • 20 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.

College/University in Morris Plains:

  • Artistic Academy of Hair Design (Full-time enrollment: 178; Location: 301 Gibraltar Drive, Suite 1-A; Private, for-profit; Website: www.artisticacademy.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Morris Plains:

  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham (about 5 miles; Madison, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 2,671)
  • County College of Morris (about 6 miles; Randolph, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,136)
  • Drew University (about 6 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,115)
  • Seton Hall University (about 13 miles; South Orange, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,575)
  • Union County College (about 15 miles; Cranford, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,338)
  • Montclair State University (about 16 miles; Montclair, NJ; FT enrollment: 13,192)
  • Berkeley College (about 17 miles; West Paterson, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,123)

Public high school in Morris Plains:

Public elementary/middle schools in Morris Plains:

Private elementary/middle school in Morris Plains:

  • ST VIRGIL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 217; Location: 238 SPEEDWELL AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Morris Plains, map of school districts: MORRIS PLAINS BOROUGH

Library in Morris Plains:

  • MORRIS PLAINS LIBRARY (Operating income: $117,912; Location: 77 GLENBROOK ROAD; 21,004 books; 700 audio materials; 100 video materials; 22 state licensed databases; 51 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Morris Plains: Morris Plains Borough Hall (A), Morris Plains Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Morris Plains include: Morris Plains Presbyterian Church (A), Saint Virgil's Convent (B), Saint Paul's Episcopal Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Jaqui Pond (A), Walrus Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Morris Plains: Morris Plains Community Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Craftsman Farms Foundation Inc (Museums; 2352 State Route 10), Morris Plains Borough Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 77 Glenbrook Road).

Hotels: Candlewood Suites (100 Candlewood Drive), Powder Mill Heights Suites (1000 Gates Ct).

 
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
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AQI  CO  SO2 Ozone  PM2.5 NO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.7. This is about average.
City:

27.7
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.316. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.316
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.39. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.39
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 29.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

29.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 14.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.5
U.S.:

22.9
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.74. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.74
U.S.:

9.59
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.29. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.29
U.S.:

9.39
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00543. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00543
U.S.:

0.05378


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 2.4%
(1.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.1% for Black residents, 9.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% 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:  69.7%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  3.8%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Morris Plains, NJ

58 people in residential schools for people with disabilities in 2010
5 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
88 people in nursing homes in 2000
7 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Morris Plains compared to New Jersey state average:

Morris Plains, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with branches in Morris Plains (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Morris Plains - Route 10, Morris Plains Branch, Morris Plains 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.
  • Investors Bank: 736 Speedwell Avenue Branch at 736 Speedwell Avenue, branch established on 2003/10/03. 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
  • TD Bank, National Association: Morris Planis Branch at 324 Speedwell Avenue, branch established on 2001/06/23. 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
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Morris Plains @ Stop & Shop Branch at 245 Littleton Rd, branch established on 2003/12/04. 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
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: 1980 Route 10 Branch at 1980 Route 10, branch established on 1985/06/30. 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.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Morris Plains Branch at 1689 Route 10, branch established on 1986/05/19. 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
  • Valley National Bank: Morris Plains Branch at 51 Gibraltar Drive, branch established on 1987/06/29. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $14,186.7 mil, Deposits: $9,715.7 mil, headquarters in Wayne, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 219 total offices, Holding Company: Valley National Bancorp
  • The Provident Bank: Morris Plains Branch at 381 Speedwell Avenue, branch established on 1972/03/20. 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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Morris Plains, New Jersey:

  • Red Carpet Inn , 2100 Rt 10 W, Morris Plains, NJ 07950 , Phone: (973) 539-7000, Fax: (973) 539-0317
  • Candlewood Suites , 100 Candlewood Dr, Morris Plains, NJ 07950 , Phone: (973) 984-9960, Fax: (973) 984-9958
  • Knights Inn , 2939 Rte 10 E, Morris Plains, NJ 07950 , Phone: (973) 539-0222, Fax: (973) 539-2238
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Morris Plains, New Jersey

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Morris Plains travel time to work - commute


Morris Plains mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Morris Plains (based on Morris County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.90%
Here56.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishPresbyterian Church (USA)United Methodist ChurchEpiscopal Church
Adherents66.9%12.5%4.4%3.5%2.9%
Congregations19.1%7.3%12.2%11.8%7.6%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian and Missionary AllianceReformed Church in AmericaMuslim EstimateOther
Adherents1.6%1.1%0.9%0.8%5.4%
Congregations4.6%3.1%1.9%0.8%31.7%
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: 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.
New Jersey:

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
Here:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

8.80 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

7.3%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Morris County:

20.4%
State:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

20.1%
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 2$10,125$60,7501$3,009
Other Government Administration 2$13,649$81,8941$804
Judicial and Legal 1$3,194$38,3281$1,783
Police Protection - Officers 11$98,191$107,1170$0
Police - Other 2$4,870$29,2207$5,691
Streets and Highways 5$30,393$72,9430$0
Health 0$0 1$2,862
Solid Waste Management 1$2,257$27,0840$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$130
Water Supply 4$22,054$66,1621$397
Local Libraries 2$9,470$56,8207$5,500
Other and Unallocable 2$3,913$23,4780$0
Totals for Government 32$198,116$74,29420$20,176


6.35% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($85,822 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
New Jersey average:

6.12%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,309 average AGI)
Morris County:

0.12%
New Jersey average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Essex County, NJ  0.74% ($87,001 average AGI)
from Passaic County, NJ  0.66% ($68,059)
from Bergen County, NJ  0.52% ($89,098)


7.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($84,644 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
New Jersey average:

6.89%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,962 average AGI)
Morris County:

0.10%
New Jersey average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Sussex County, NJ  0.51% ($63,845 average AGI)
to Essex County, NJ  0.44% ($77,483)
to Passaic County, NJ  0.43% ($55,519)

Strongest AM radio stations in Morris Plains:

  • WMTR (1250 AM; 7 kW; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • 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)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WVNJ (1160 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVERSAL B/CASTING OF NEW YORK,INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Morris Plains:

  • WDHA-FM (105.5 FM; DOVER, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WJSV (90.5 FM; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: MORRIS SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFME (94.7 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WMSC (90.3 FM; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFMU (91.1 FM; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: AURICLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • 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"))
  • 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)

TV broadcast stations around Morris Plains:

  • W54CZ (Channel 54; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WMBC-TV (Channel 63; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING 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.)
  • 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)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)

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

Morris Plains, New Jersey:
  • Fatal accident count: 15
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 21
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 16
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 42
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
New Jersey average:
  • Fatal accident count: 93
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 137
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 29
  • Fatalities: 101
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 240
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 16 meters (52ft)
Total average daily traffic: 190,305
Total average daily truck traffic: 7,561

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Morris Plains)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 3000 Gates Court (Lat: 40.849444 Lon: -74.485556), Type: Bant, Structure height: 22.8 m, Overall height: 25.9 m, Call Sign: WNNM910
    Assigned Frequencies: 852.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/01/2005, Expiration Date: 04/30/2015
    Registrant: Parsippany Police Dept, 3339 Rt 46, Parsippany, NJ 07054, Phone: (973) 263-4379, Fax: (973) 316-6830, Email:
  • 201 Tabor Rd (Lat: 40.841778 Lon: -74.476000), Call Sign: WNAV609
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.625 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/14/1999, Expiration Date: 12/21/2004, Cancellation Date: 02/26/2005
    Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, 2120 L Street, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568
  • MORRIS PLAINS, 531 Speedwell Ave (Lat: 40.830667 Lon: -74.471833), Type: Building, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQIS875
    Assigned Frequencies: 475.600 MHz, 479.400 MHz, 479.425 MHz, 479.525 MHz, 479.550 MHz, 479.625 MHz, 479.750 MHz, 480.000 MHz, 480.050 MHz, 480.075 MHz... (+15 more)
    Grant Date: 05/06/2008, Expiration Date: 05/06/2018, Certifier: Thomas Zellman
    Registrant: County Of Morris, Morristown, NJ 07963-0900, Phone: (973) 829-8600, Fax: (973) 829-8604, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, Main Bldg Rt 10 (Lat: 40.843694 Lon: -74.461250), Structure height: 11.3 m, Call Sign: WNTV322
    Assigned Frequencies: 23125.0 MHz, 23575.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/01/1994, Expiration Date: 07/01/1999
    Registrant: Phone: (617) 843-8260
  • STATION, Johnson Bldg Rt 10 (Lat: 40.840639 Lon: -74.464306), Structure height: 15.8 m, Call Sign: WNTV323
    Assigned Frequencies: 21925.0 MHz, 22375.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/01/1994, Expiration Date: 07/01/1999
    Registrant: Phone: (617) 843-8260

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Executive Garage Tabor Rd (Lat: 40.841778 Lon: -74.474611), Type: Building, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: KGM6, Licensee ID: L00009312
    Assigned Frequencies: 129.050 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/05/1997, Expiration Date: 07/02/2002, Cancellation Date: 04/10/2002
    Registrant: Aeronautical Radio Inc, 2551 Riva Rd, Annapolis, MD 21401

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: DASSAULT-BREGUET MYSTERE FALCON 900 (Category: Land, Engines: 3, Seats: 12, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds), Engine: GARRETT TFE 731 SER (3500 HP) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 202WR , Serial Number: 24, Year manufactured: 1987, Airworthiness Date: 08/27/1987
    Registrant (Corporation): Dumont Associates Inc, 1625 State Route 10, Morris Plains, NJ 07950
  • Aircraft: BEECH V35B (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2080L , Serial Number: D-9902, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 06/02/1976
    Registrant (Individual): David J Waks, 18 Beaver Ridge Rd, Morris Plains, NJ 07950
  • Aircraft: BELL 206B (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: ALLISON 250-C20 SER (420 HP) (Turbo-shaft)
    N-Number: 4088Y , Serial Number: 4088, Year manufactured: 1990, Airworthiness Date: 03/20/1990
    Registrant (Corporation): Dumont Associates, 1625 Rt 10 East, Morris Plains, NJ 07950
  • Aircraft: AEROSPATIALE AS355F TWINSTAR (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Turbo-shaft
    N-Number: 707WR , Serial Number: 5239
    Registrant (Corporation): Dumont Associates Inc, 1625 Rt 10 E, Morris Plains, NJ 07950
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8270S , Serial Number: 15061870, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 08/26/1965
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Frank O Barton, 26 Ferncliff Rd, Morris Plains, NJ 07950, Other Owners: Ethan Noble
  • Aircraft: BARTON FRANK CHALLENGER (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 828FA , Serial Number: 1296-B-0632, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 07/12/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Franklin O Barton, 26 Ferncliff Rd, Morris Plains, NJ 07950



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 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 ORIGINATED17$422,58848$332,188227$282,5956$194,8330$07$196,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$226,0008$356,12516$251,0003$60,0001$2,500,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$422,0009$341,77860$290,8339$96,6670$03$340,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$289,0005$355,20035$285,5712$72,5000$01$136,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$010$269,6000$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0423.01 , 0423.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$391,2002$405,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$417,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$356,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$387,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0423.01 , 0423.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 35
  • Hazardous Condition: 53
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Morris Plains


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Morris Plains, NJ
Businesses in Morris Plains, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Jones New York1
Dunkin Donuts2Kohl's1
FedEx5Nike1
GNC1Starbucks1
Goodwill1Subway1
Harmon Face Values1T-Mobile1
Holiday Inn1UPS5
Browse common businesses in Morris Plains, NJ

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