Mountainside, New Jersey

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Population in 2017: 6,982 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.8%
 
Males: 3,330  (47.7%)
Females: 3,652  (52.3%)
Median resident age:

47.7 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 07092.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $135,812 (it was $97,195 in 2000)
Mountainside:

$135,812
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $69,486 (it was $47,474 in 2000)

Mountainside borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $687,552 (it was $344,800 in 2000)
Mountainside:

$687,552
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $697,716; detached houses: $690,677

Median gross rent in 2017: $2,755.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mountainside: 122.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.3%
(3.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.7% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Mountainside, NJ (2010)
    • 5,75486.1%White alone
    • 4076.1%Hispanic
    • 3234.8%Asian alone
    • 1211.8%Black alone
    • 731.1%Two or more races
    • 70.1%Other race alone

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

Crime rates in Mountainside 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)
0
(0.0)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(15.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.3)
4
(61.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(29.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(59.9)
3
(45.2)
3
(45.4)
3
(46.0)
1
(15.3)
1
(15.1)
1
(14.9)
1
(14.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.4)
2
(28.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(74.9)
14
(210.8)
11
(166.3)
3
(46.0)
9
(137.5)
8
(120.5)
6
(89.5)
16
(236.9)
10
(146.7)
3
(43.8)
7
(102.0)
20
(290.4)
27
(388.9)
4
(57.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
53
(794.0)
49
(738.0)
54
(816.3)
47
(720.2)
41
(626.4)
49
(738.2)
23
(342.9)
42
(621.9)
36
(528.2)
23
(336.0)
20
(291.5)
14
(203.3)
18
(259.3)
40
(577.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(134.8)
7
(105.4)
5
(75.6)
4
(61.3)
3
(45.8)
5
(75.3)
1
(14.9)
7
(103.6)
2
(29.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.5)
6
(86.4)
9
(130.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.3)
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)64.361.771.550.759.747.033.152.745.519.423.229.647.443.3

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City-data.com crime index in Mountainside, NJ

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 22 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.45
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Italian (15.2%), Polish (12.1%), American (11.3%), Irish (8.3%), German (7.8%), Croatian (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1895

Elevation: 142 feet

Land area: 4.02 square miles.

Population density: 1,735 people per square mile   (low).

Mountainside, New Jersey map

1,022 residents are foreign born (8.8% Europe, 2.9% Asia).

This borough:

14.6%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $10,522 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $10,841 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NJ (4.6 miles , pop. 54,405).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (9.7 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (21.0 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities:

Woodland Park borough, NJ (1.4 miles ),
Westfield, NJ (1.5 miles ),
Springfield, NJ (1.5 miles ),
Summit, NJ (1.6 miles ),
Garwood borough, NJ (1.6 miles ),
New Providence borough, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Scotch Plains, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Fanwood borough, NJ (1.8 miles )

Latitude: 40.68 N, Longitude: 74.36 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,688 (+24.1%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 530 (16.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 908

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

4.3%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Historical population in Mountainside, NJ
Historical housing units in Mountainside, NJ
Most common industries in Mountainside, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.1%)
  • Educational services (11.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.6%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Chemicals (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.2%)
  • Chemicals (6.7%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (6.0%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (20.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.8%)
  • Health care (12.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.6%)
  • Chemicals (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Mountainside, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.2%)
  • Top executives (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Computer specialists (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.6%)
  • Top executives (7.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.6%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Registered nurses (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Computer specialists (3.7%)

Average climate in Mountainside, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Mountainside, New Jersey average temperatures Mountainside, New Jersey average precipitation Mountainside, New Jersey humidity Mountainside, New Jersey wind speed Mountainside, New Jersey snowfall Mountainside, New Jersey sunshine Mountainside, New Jersey clear and cloudy days
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 0.352. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.352
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 15.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.4
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.348. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.348
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.8
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 9.0 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 8.30. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.30
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Mountainside-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the Mountainside borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 22.4 miles away from the borough center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mountainside-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 226.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 91.7 miles away from Mountainside 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 265.3 miles away from Mountainside 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 90.2 miles away from Mountainside 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 39.7 miles away from the city 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 240.3 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 Union County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 6, 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).
Mountainside topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Mountainside:

  • CHILDRENS SPECIALIZED HOSPITAL MOUNTAINSIDE (150 NEW PROVIDENCE ROAD)
  • MANOR CARE MOUNTAINSIDE (1180 ROUTE 22 WEST)
  • DVA SUMMIT DIALYSIS CTR (1139 SPRUCE DRIVE)

Amtrak stations near Mountainside:

  • 8 miles: METROPARK (ISELIN, 100 MIDDLESEX-ESSEX TPK.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 11 miles: NEWARK (RAYMOND PLAZA WEST) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mountainside:

  • Union County College (about 3 miles; Cranford, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 9,148)
  • Kean University (about 7 miles; Union, NJ; FT enrollment: 12,648)
  • Drew University (about 7 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • Seton Hall University (about 8 miles; South Orange, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,742)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham (about 8 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,690)
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (about 10 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,210)
  • Essex County College (about 11 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,595)

Private high school in Mountainside:

  • CORNERSTONE DAY SCHOOL (Students: 65, Location: 1101 BRISTOL RD STE 1, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Mountainside:

See full list of schools located in Mountainside

Library in Mountainside:

  • MOUNTAINSIDE FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $681,596; Location: 1 CONSTITUTION PLAZA; 56,333 books; 2,729 audio materials; 2,440 video materials; 13 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 130 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Mountainside: Mountainside Rescue Squad (A), Mountainside Fire Department (B), Mountainside Rescue Squad (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Lake Surprise (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Mountainside: Echo Lake Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Alexandra Eldridge - Painter, Bitty Schram - Film actor, Dale Torborg - Professional wrestler.

Union County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This borough:

2.6 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

75.6%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

3.0%
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: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Mountainside in 2010:

  • 108 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 44 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Mountainside in 2000:

  • 113 people in nursing homes
  • 104 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 36 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Mountainside (2011 data):

  • Valley National Bank: Mountainside Branch at 882 Mountain Avenue, branch established on 2001/11/26. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: Mountainside Branch at 855 Mountainside Avenue, branch established on 1962/10/16. 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

For population 15 years and over in Mountainside:

Marital status in Mountainside, NJ
  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 58.7%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 4.3%

For population 25 years and over in Mountainside:

  • High school or higher: 95.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 54.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 24.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
New Jersey average:

12.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mountainside, NJ (based on Union County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic247,24044
Mainline Protestant35,313109
Evangelical Protestant30,123129
Other28,70752
Black Protestant7,85838
Orthodox5,71710
None181,541-
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: 155
Here:

2.97 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Union County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 94
This county:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
This county:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

7.38 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.3%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

21.1%
New Jersey:

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

21.4%
New Jersey:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Mountainside:

59.7%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

59.8%
New Jersey:

47.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.8
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

16.1%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Mountainside:

7.2%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Mountainside:

35.7%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Mountainside:

63.8%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Mountainside:

79.5%
State:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mountainside, NJ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 14$121,942$104,5220$0
Streets and Highways 6$23,710$47,4209$16,066
Firefighters 3$9,475$37,9001$1,501
Parks and Recreation 2$7,997$47,9825$1,621
Judicial and Legal 2$7,367$44,2023$15,337
Police - Other 1$2,099$25,1882$2,482
Other Government Administration 1$5,419$65,0285$5,660
Financial Administration 1$5,297$63,5642$5,608
Transit 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 1$492
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 2$3,250
Airports 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 30$183,306$73,32230$52,017

Mountainside government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $932,000 ($133.49)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,730,000 ($391.01)
    General - Other: $2,220,000 ($317.96)
    Regular Highways: $722,000 ($103.41)
    Libraries: $570,000 ($81.64)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $404,000 ($57.86)
    Central Staff Services: $297,000 ($42.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $261,000 ($37.38)
    Local Fire Protection: $261,000 ($37.38)
    Financial Administration: $191,000 ($27.36)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $113,000 ($16.18)
    Health - Other: $109,000 ($15.61)
    General Public Buildings: $84,000 ($12.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($1.72)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $158,000 ($22.63)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $962,000 ($137.78)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $42,000 ($6.02)
    General Public Building: $7,000 ($1.00)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($0.86)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,768,000 ($539.67)

Mountainside government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $248,000 ($35.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $119,000 ($17.04)
    Other: $87,000 ($12.46)
    Parking Facilities: $31,000 ($4.44)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $45,000 ($6.45)
    Health and Hospitals: $16,000 ($2.29)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $229,000 ($32.80)
    Fines and Forfeits: $154,000 ($22.06)
    General Revenue - Other: $135,000 ($19.34)
    Interest Earnings: $16,000 ($2.29)
    Sale of Property: $8,000 ($1.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $768,000 ($110.00)
    Other: $52,000 ($7.45)
  • Tax - Property: $8,805,000 ($1261.10)
    Other License: $224,000 ($32.08)
    Public Utilities Sales: $88,000 ($12.60)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $22,000 ($3.15)

Mountainside government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,714,000 ($388.71)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,313,000 ($331.28)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $401,000 ($57.43)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $2,923,000 ($418.65)
    End of Fiscal Year: $2,846,000 ($407.62)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,011,000 ($144.80)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,694,000 ($385.85)

5.67% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($83,496 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($791 average AGI)
Union County:

0.03%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Essex County, NJ  1.22% ($84,799 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, NJ  0.73% ($59,520)
from Hudson County, NJ  0.62% ($104,187)


6.29% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($75,198 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,676 average AGI)
Union County:

0.05%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Middlesex County, NJ  0.95% ($56,040 average AGI)
to Essex County, NJ  0.86% ($49,843)
to Somerset County, NJ  0.48% ($77,768)
Businesses in Mountainside, NJ
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7-Eleven1Haworth2
FedEx5UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Mountainside:

  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJDM (1530 AM; 10 kW; ELIZABETH, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WNSW (1430 AM; 5 kW; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING INC)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mountainside:

  • 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.)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WFME (94.7 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WAWZ (99.1 FM; ZAREPHATH, NJ; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFMU (91.1 FM; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: AURICLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)

TV broadcast stations around Mountainside:

  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, 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.)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W54CZ (Channel 54; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • 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)
Mountainside fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Mountainside fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 8.2mTotal length
  • $1,968,000Total costs
  • 156,222Total average daily traffic
  • 6,045Total average daily truck traffic
  • 181,140Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • NJ-NNJ5145A, 1385 Rte. 22 (Lat: 40.671667 Lon: -74.356389), Type: Pole, Structure height: 39.6 m, Overall height: 40.5 m, Call Sign: WQLT502,
    Assigned Frequencies: 22075.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/21/2010, Expiration Date: 04/21/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • NJ-NNJ5156A, 1 Cornell Parkway (Lat: 40.683694 Lon: -74.333417), Type: Pole, Structure height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WQLT606,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 23275.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/21/2010, Expiration Date: 04/21/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • MOUNTAINSIDE, Prospect Ave (Lat: 40.689861 Lon: -74.356417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.8 m, Overall height: 58 m, Call Sign: WQPQ737,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/23/2012, Expiration Date: 07/23/2022, Certifier: Anthony Melia, Registrant: Ess Inc., 613 Delaware Ave, Riverside, NJ 08075, Phone: (856) 764-3809, Email:
  • Mountainside, Prospect Ave (Lat: 40.689861 Lon: -74.356417), Type: Nnltann, Structure height: 54.8 m, Overall height: 58 m, Call Sign: WQPX726,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11685.0 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, Grant Date: 09/12/2012, Expiration Date: 09/12/2022, Certifier: James R Barsuglia, Registrant: New Jersey State Police, River Rd, West Trenton, NJ 08628, Phone: (609) 882-2000
  • Mountainside, NJ, 1099 Prospect Avenue (Lat: 40.689861 Lon: -74.356417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WQSK605,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/21/2013, Expiration Date: 10/21/2023, Certifier: Steve Caruso, Registrant: Consolidated Spectrum Services, 231 Sagamore Road, Gilford, NH 03249, Phone: (603) 293-0002, Fax: (603) 293-0002, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mountainside)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: BEECH F33A (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1833L , Serial Number: CE-721, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 05/11/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 11/15/2016
    Registrant (LLC): Scrap Metal LLC, 1009 Mary Allen Ln, Mountainside, NJ 07092
  • Aircraft: VANS AIRCRAFT INC RV-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 24VL , Serial Number: 120436, Airworthiness Date: 12/14/2018, Certificate Issue Date: 11/27/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Frank P Dombroski, 1084 Us Highway 22, Mountainside, NJ 07092
  • Aircraft: LANCAIR COMPANY LC42-550FG (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6501Z , Serial Number: 42007, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 10/17/2003, Certificate Issue Date: 05/23/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Matrix Commerce Solutions LLC, 1084 Us Highway 22, Mountainside, NJ 07092
  • Aircraft: SCHWEIZER SGS 1-26D (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 58 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 7741S , Serial Number: 441, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 03/07/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 03/10/2014
    Registrant (LLC): Scrap Metal LLC, 1009 Mary Allen Ln, Mountainside, NJ 07092
  • Aircraft: BEECH B95A (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9712Y , Serial Number: TD-527, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 02/13/1963, Certificate Issue Date: 08/31/1970
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Walter R Sr Hnot, 1524 Deerpath, Mountainside, NJ 07092, Other Owners: Walter R Jr Hnot, Valerie M Hnot
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 06/19/2017

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
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$473,20068$387,132236$353,7469$213,1113$220,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$393,50021$327,9052$287,5001$200,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$424,0006$319,16757$352,0351$5,0001$336,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$05$349,60047$338,1491$100,0001$250,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$254,00012$283,1670$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0383.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$417,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$374,0002$504,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$480,0002$504,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0383.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Mountainside, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Mountainside, 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 18. The highest number of fire incidents - 42 took place in 2007, and the least - 2 in 2003. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Mountainside, NJ When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (50.2%), and Outside Fires (28.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Mountainside, NJ
    • 15050.2%Structure Fires
    • 8628.8%Outside Fires
    • 5418.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 93.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mountainside, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mountainside, NJ
  • 85.6%Utility gas
  • 14.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mountainside, NJ
  • 75.4%Utility gas
  • 16.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.9%No fuel used


Mountainside compared to New Jersey state average:

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

Mountainside on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: information (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: sales and related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: business and financial operations occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least cars per house, population 5,000+"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: finance and insurance (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of single-parent households, population 5,000+"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Portugal (population 500+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in unknown juvenile institutions (population 1,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of one, detached housing units in structures (2,000+ housing units)"
  • #34 (07092) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #93 (07092) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting taxable interest in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
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