Mountain Lakes, New Jersey

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Population in 2017: 4,345 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.1%
 
Males: 2,121  (48.8%)
Females: 2,224  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

43.0 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 07046.

Estimated median household income in 2017: over $200,000 (it was $141,757 in 2000)
Mountain Lakes:

over $200,000
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $97,256 (it was $65,086 in 2000)

Mountain Lakes borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $914,459 (it was $495,200 in 2000)
Mountain Lakes:

$914,459
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $515,230; detached houses: $545,404; townhouses or other attached units: $397,249; in 2-unit structures: $398,769; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $273,461; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $289,099; mobile homes: $76,524

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,858.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mountain Lakes: 117.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.1%
(1.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Mountain Lakes, NJ (2010)
    • 3,63887.5%White alone
    • 3187.6%Asian alone
    • 1062.5%Hispanic
    • 781.9%Two or more races
    • 150.4%Black alone
    • 30.07%Other race alone
    • 20.05%American Indian alone

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

Crime rates in Mountain Lakes by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(23.1)
1
(23.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(47.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.0)
3
(69.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.4)
5
(116.1)
4
(95.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
23
(530.8)
22
(507.0)
22
(508.8)
28
(657.3)
2
(46.8)
5
(116.1)
7
(167.7)
6
(142.7)
6
(139.2)
7
(163.1)
2
(46.7)
8
(186.4)
15
(342.7)
7
(162.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
46
(1,062)
60
(1,383)
52
(1,203)
38
(892.0)
61
(1,427)
52
(1,208)
36
(862.5)
26
(618.3)
22
(510.3)
48
(1,118)
16
(373.5)
33
(769.1)
25
(571.2)
23
(533.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(46.1)
1
(23.1)
2
(46.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(71.9)
3
(71.3)
4
(92.8)
2
(46.6)
7
(163.4)
6
(139.8)
10
(228.5)
13
(301.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(23.1)
1
(23.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)98.1117.599.485.472.079.7133.440.437.659.931.355.065.156.9

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City-data.com crime index in Mountain Lakes, NJ

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.02
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Italian (13.2%), American (8.5%), Irish (8.5%), German (7.9%), Austrian (6.4%), English (4.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1924

Elevation: 513 feet

Land area: 2.67 square miles.

Population density: 1,626 people per square mile   (low).

Mountain Lakes, New Jersey map

636 residents are foreign born (2.7% Asia, 2.5% Europe, 2.0% Latin America, 1.6% North America).

This borough:

14.8%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $10,603 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $10,283 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wayne, NJ (10.6 miles , pop. 54,069).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (17.0 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (25.8 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities:

Boonton, NJ (1.4 miles ),
Rockaway borough, NJ (2.0 miles ),
Morris Plains borough, NJ (2.1 miles ),
White Meadow Lake, NJ (2.1 miles ),
Victory Gardens borough, NJ (2.3 miles ),
Lake Telemark, NJ (2.4 miles ),
Dover, NJ (2.5 miles ),
Morristown, NJ (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 40.89 N, Longitude: 74.44 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +162 (+3.8%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 328 (18.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Mountain Lakes, NJ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Mountain Lakes, NJ in 2017
Mountain Lakes satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Historical population in Mountain Lakes, NJ
Historical housing units in Mountain Lakes, NJ

Population change in the 1990s: +387 (+10.0%).
Most common industries in Mountain Lakes, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (16.4%)
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.3%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Chemicals (6.0%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (18.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (15.0%)
  • Health care (9.0%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Chemicals (5.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.2%)
  • Health care (12.7%)
  • Chemicals (6.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.7%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Mountain Lakes, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.3%)
  • Top executives (8.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (5.1%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.8%)
  • Computer specialists (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Top executives (13.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8.4%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (7.4%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (6.1%)
  • Lawyers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Registered nurses (4.8%)
  • Art and design workers (4.4%)
  • Computer specialists (4.4%)

Average climate in Mountain Lakes, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Mountain Lakes, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 93.8. This is worse than average.

City:

93.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.338. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.338
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 12.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.5
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.285. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.285
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.98. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.98
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Mountain Lakes-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 6.8 miles away from the Mountain Lakes borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 14.8 miles away from the borough center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mountain Lakes-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 212.1 miles away from Mountain Lakes 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 92.3 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 251.7 miles away from Mountain Lakes 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 90.9 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 39.9 miles away from the city 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 312.7 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 (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 7, Heavy Rains: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mountain Lakes topographic map

Main business address for: COMPUTER HORIZONS CORP (SERVICES-COMPUTER INTEGRATED SYSTEMS DESIGN).

Hospitals and medical centers near Mountain Lakes:

  • SAINT CLARE'S HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; DENVILLE, NJ)
  • ST CLARES REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; DENVILLE, NJ)
  • FRANCISCAN OAKS HC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; DENVILLE, NJ)
  • MERRY HEART OF BOONTON TOWNSHIP (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BOONTON, NJ)
  • TROY HILLS CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; PARSIPPANY, NJ)
  • CRESTWOOD NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WHIPPANY, NJ)
  • HOSPICE OF MORRIS CO (Hospital, about 6 miles away; MORRISTOWN, NJ)

Amtrak stations near Mountain Lakes:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mountain Lakes:

  • County College of Morris (about 8 miles; Randolph, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 6,427)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham (about 8 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,690)
  • Drew University (about 10 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • Montclair State University (about 13 miles; Montclair, NJ; FT enrollment: 16,277)
  • Berkeley College-Woodland Park (about 14 miles; Woodland Park, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,938)
  • William Paterson University of New Jersey (about 14 miles; Wayne, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,198)
  • Seton Hall University (about 15 miles; South Orange, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,742)

Public high school in Mountain Lakes:

Private high school in Mountain Lakes:

  • THE CRAIG SCHOOL (Students: 147, Location: 10 TOWER HILL RD, Grades: 3-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Mountain Lakes:

Private elementary/middle school in Mountain Lakes:

  • THE WILSON SCHOOL (Students: 70, Location: 271 BOULEVARD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Mountain Lakes

Library in Mountain Lakes:

  • MOUNTAIN LAKES FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $238,866; Location: 9 ELM ROAD; 40,550 books; 1,616 audio materials; 1,533 video materials; 22 state licensed databases; 8 other licensed databases; 48 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Mountain Lakes Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Mountain Lakes: COMPUTER HORIZONS CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Mountain Lakes: Saint Peters Episcopal Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Crystal Lake (A), Sunset Lake (B), Mountain Lake (C), Wildwood Lake (D), Birchwood Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Mountain Lakes include: Halsey A Fredrick Park (1), Richard M Wilcox Park (2), Taft Memorial Field (3), Wildwood Field (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Judy Prescott - Film actor, Frederick Elmes - Cinematographer.

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

3.2 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

87.1%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

2.0%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Banks with branches in Mountain Lakes (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Mountain Lakes Branch at 425 Boulevard, branch established on 1962/10/01. 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

For population 15 years and over in Mountain Lakes:

Marital status in Mountain Lakes, NJ
  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 65.6%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 1.7%
  • Divorced: 4.5%

For population 25 years and over in Mountain Lakes:

  • High school or higher: 98.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 87.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 51.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
New Jersey average:

12.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Mountain Lakes
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mountain Lakes, NJ (based on Morris County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Morris County:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

8.80 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

7.3%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Morris County:

20.4%
State:

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

20.1%
New Jersey:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Mountain Lakes:

54.0%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Mountain Lakes:

51.6%
New Jersey:

47.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.4
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Mountain Lakes:

19.7%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Mountain Lakes:

7.9%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
Mountain Lakes:

32.7%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

58.2%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Mountain Lakes:

78.9%
State:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mountain Lakes, NJ Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 14$109,262$93,6530$0
Streets and Highways 6$17,482$34,9640$0
Other Government Administration 4$15,297$45,8910$0
Water Supply 3$15,297$61,1880$0
Judicial and Legal 3$6,556$26,2240$0
Sewerage 2$10,926$65,5560$0
Financial Administration 2$8,741$52,4460$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,622$31,4640$0
Parks and Recreation 1$4,370$52,4400$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 1$1,511
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 8$12,595
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 36$190,553$63,5189$14,106

Mountain Lakes government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $489,000 ($112.54)
    General Public Buildings: $81,000 ($18.64)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,665,000 ($383.20)
    General - Other: $1,263,000 ($290.68)
    Water Utilities: $668,000 ($153.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $627,000 ($144.30)
    Sewerage: $615,000 ($141.54)
    Regular Highways: $609,000 ($140.16)
    Central Staff Services: $320,000 ($73.65)
    Libraries: $224,000 ($51.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $191,000 ($43.96)
    Financial Administration: $141,000 ($32.45)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $98,000 ($22.55)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $82,000 ($18.87)
    Health - Other: $57,000 ($13.12)
    Local Fire Protection: $43,000 ($9.90)
    General Public Buildings: $23,000 ($5.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $305,000 ($70.20)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $116,000 ($26.70)
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $55,000 ($12.66)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $31,000 ($7.13)
    Sewerage: $30,000 ($6.90)
    General - Other: $23,000 ($5.29)
    Local Fire Protection: $22,000 ($5.06)
    Water Utilities: $9,000 ($2.07)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,736,000 ($629.69)

Mountain Lakes government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $613,000 ($141.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $211,000 ($48.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $55,000 ($12.66)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $26,000 ($5.98)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $114,000 ($26.24)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $92,000 ($21.17)
    General Revenue - Other: $61,000 ($14.04)
    Fines and Forfeits: $52,000 ($11.97)
    Donations From Private Sources: $25,000 ($5.75)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($1.38)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $642,000 ($147.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $417,000 ($95.97)
    Other: $32,000 ($7.36)
    Health and Hospitals: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • Tax - Property: $5,970,000 ($1373.99)
    Other License: $164,000 ($37.74)
    Public Utilities Sales: $16,000 ($3.68)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $10,000 ($2.30)

Mountain Lakes government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,821,000 ($1569.85)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,261,000 ($1440.97)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $560,000 ($128.88)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $3,050,000 ($701.96)
    Beginning: $1,518,000 ($349.37)

Mountain Lakes government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,509,000 ($347.30)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,385,000 ($318.76)

5.71% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($141,063 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($4,658 average AGI)
Morris County:

0.07%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Essex County, NJ  0.65% ($108,449 average AGI)
from Passaic County, NJ  0.62% ($74,968)
from Bergen County, NJ  0.48% ($91,226)


6.32% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($132,291 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,078 average AGI)
Morris County:

0.09%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Essex County, NJ  0.44% ($148,507 average AGI)
to Sussex County, NJ  0.40% ($55,940)
to Passaic County, NJ  0.39% ($84,254)
Businesses in Mountain Lakes, NJ
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Dunkin Donuts1UPS3
FedEx3YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Mountain Lakes:

  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WVNJ (1160 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVERSAL B/CASTING OF NEW YORK,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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mountain Lakes:

  • WDHA-FM (105.5 FM; DOVER, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • 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.)
  • WMSC (90.3 FM; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFME (94.7 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • 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)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WFMU (91.1 FM; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: AURICLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • 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 Mountain Lakes:

  • 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.)
  • WMBC-TV (Channel 63; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W54CZ (Channel 54; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: WLNY-TV, 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)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
Mountain Lakes fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Mountain Lakes fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 70Number of bridges
  • 390ft / 119mTotal length
  • $12,636,000Total costs
  • 2,777,583Total average daily traffic
  • 222,809Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,868,469Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Mountain Lakes, NJ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21900-1909
  • 41920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 201960-1969
  • 291970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Mountain Lakes, NJ

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 400 Blvd Municipal Bldg (Lat: 40.886222 Lon: -74.453778), Call Sign: KEH547,
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.4200 MHz, Grant Date: 10/29/2002, Expiration Date: 11/06/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/12/2013, Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 3419 Via Lido 609, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3908, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 515-2544
  • 55 Pocono Rd (Lat: 40.884833 Lon: -74.454056), Call Sign: KBS922,
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.3600 MHz, Grant Date: 10/29/2002, Expiration Date: 11/06/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/12/2013, Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 3419 Via Lido 609, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3908, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 515-2544
  • Lat: 40.885083 Lon: -74.457917, Call Sign: WPWX773,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.387 MHz, 467.387 MHz, 464.987 MHz, 461.237 MHz, 464.487 MHz, Grant Date: 02/05/2013, Expiration Date: 02/05/2023, Certifier: Mark Prusina, Registrant: Atlas License Company, 7202 N. Shadeland Ave Ste 215, Indianapolis, IN 46250, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 813-4870, Email:
  • Lat: 40.886111 Lon: -74.453556, Call Sign: WQIJ444,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.137 MHz, 460.537 MHz, 453.987 MHz, Grant Date: 02/26/2008, Expiration Date: 02/26/2018, Cancellation Date: 04/28/2018, Certifier: Peter Haenebalcke, Registrant: Atlas License Company, 7202 N. Shadeland Ave #215, Indianapolis, IN 46250, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 813-4870, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mountain Lakes)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T182T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 831DK , Serial Number: T18208361, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 02/11/2005, Certificate Issue Date: 05/11/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Douglas L Kennedy, 135 Pollard Rd, Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046
  • Aircraft: TEMCO GC-1B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C125 SERIES (125 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 80898 , Serial Number: 301, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Eric W Harslem, 21 Lookout Rd, Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 09/25/2018

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
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 ORIGINATED8$544,62545$592,511180$460,7227$266,0001$311,0002$330,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$04$363,00018$529,8331$683,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$644,0006$606,83322$440,7730$00$02$515,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$742,00011$641,72731$483,9032$225,5000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$373,0002$332,50010$473,8000$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0412.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$324,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$324,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$324,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0412.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Mountain Lakes, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Mountain Lakes, NJ - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 19. The highest number of reported fires - 46 took place in 2011, and the least - 2 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Mountain Lakes, NJ When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (78.1%), and Outside Fires (13.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Mountain Lakes, NJ
    • 25078.1%Structure Fires
    • 4313.4%Outside Fires
    • 206.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 72.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mountain Lakes, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mountain Lakes, NJ
  • 83.1%Utility gas
  • 13.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.1%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mountain Lakes, NJ
  • 53.6%Utility gas
  • 46.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Mountain Lakes compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below 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 above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Mountain Lakes on our top lists:

  • #23 on the list of "Top 100 best educated cities (highest percentage of bachelor degree holding residents)"
  • #9 (07046) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #43 (07046) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting net capital gain/loss in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #43 (07046) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest average reported salary/wage in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #95 (07046) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) for individuals (pop 1,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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