New Providence, New Jersey

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Population in 2014: 12,422 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.3%
 
Males: 6,202  (49.9%)
Females: 6,220  (50.1%)
Median resident age:  39.9 years
New Jersey median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 07901, 07922, 07974.

New Providence Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2015: $132,989 (it was $90,964 in 2000)
New Providence:

$132,989
NJ:

$72,222

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $58,858 (it was $42,995 in 2000)

New Providence borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $567,332 (it was $315,600 in 2000)
New Providence:

$567,332
NJ:

$322,600

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $424,013; Detached houses: $451,755; Townhouses or other attached units: $317,382; In 2-unit structures: $287,399; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $238,178; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $257,463; Mobile homes: $255,547

Median gross rent in 2015: $1,388.

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  • Races in New Providence, NJ (2015)

    New Providence races chart
    • 9,38675.0%White alone
    • 1,78414.3%Asian alone
    • 7676.1%Hispanic
    • 2161.7%Two or more races
    • 650.5%Black alone
    • 260.2%Other race alone
    • 30.02%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in New Providence: 117.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (17.7%), Irish (14.7%), American (7.0%), German (4.8%), European (4.0%), English (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1899

Elevation: 220 feet

Land area: 3.68 square miles.

Population density: 3,377 people per square mile   (average).

New Providence,NJ real estate house value index trend

New Providence, New Jersey map

For population 25 years and over in New Providence:

  • High school or higher: 95.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 66.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 28.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Providence borough:

  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 64.3%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 4.7%

2,216 residents are foreign born (5.9% Asia, 3.8% Europe, 3.1% Latin America).

This borough:

17.7%
New Jersey:

21.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $10,423 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $10,467 (2.1%)

New Providence satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NJ (7.0 miles , pop. 54,405).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (11.7 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (23.0 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities: Woodland Park borough, NJ (1.1 miles ), Berkeley Heights, NJ (1.5 miles ), Summit, NJ (1.5 miles ), Mountainside borough, NJ (1.7 miles ), Chatham borough, NJ (1.7 miles ), Madison borough, NJ (2.0 miles ), Fanwood borough, NJ (2.0 miles ), Springfield, NJ (2.1 miles ).

Latitude: 40.70 N, Longitude: 74.40 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,441 (+35.5%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 1,432 (23.9%)

New Providence household income distribution New Providence home values distribution

Crime rates in New Providence by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2015
Murders 00001000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.08.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00001000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.08.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.08.00.0
Robberies 20020011101110
per 100,000 16.70.00.016.60.00.08.48.58.40.08.28.18.00.0
Assaults 32353553136110
per 100,000 25.016.524.841.425.042.042.225.48.424.749.18.18.00.0
Burglaries 2225281681926234301117248
per 100,000 183.2205.7231.2132.666.6159.5219.2195.133.6247.490.1138.2192.664.2
Theft 11211693837712086827610392648745
per 100,000 932.9954.3767.8687.8641.31,007.2725.0695.5638.4849.4753.4520.4698.1361.2
Auto thefts 37617130204413
per 100,000 25.057.649.58.358.38.425.30.016.80.032.832.58.024.1
Arson 00001010000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.08.30.08.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 290.4) 60.859.254.650.763.360.557.349.133.456.251.337.252.520.9

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Crime rate in New Providence detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 26 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
New Jersey average:

3.49
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
New Jersey:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +479 (+4.2%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (22%)
  • Finance and insurance (18%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Information (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in New Providence, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

New Providence-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 8.6 miles away from the New Providence borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 19.6 miles away from the borough center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

New Providence-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 225.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 89.7 miles away from New Providence 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 264.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 37.5 miles away from New Providence 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 243.1 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).
New Providence topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in New Providence:

  • GLENSIDE NH (144 GALES DR)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-NEW PROVIDENCE (144 GALES DRIVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near New Providence:

  • BERKELEY MEADOWS (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ)
  • BERKELEY HEIGHTS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ)
  • SUMMIT OAKS HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 3 miles away; SUMMIT, NJ)
  • RUNNELLS SPECIALIZED HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ)
  • KING JAMES CARE CTR OF CHATHAM (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CHATHAM, NJ)
  • CHILDRENS SPECIALIZED HOSPITAL MOUNTAINSIDE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ)
  • DVA SUMMIT DIALYSIS CTR (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ)

Amtrak stations near New Providence:

  • 10 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.
  • 11 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 13 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 New Providence:

  • Drew University (about 5 miles; Madison, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • Union County College (about 5 miles; Cranford, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,148)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham (about 6 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,690)
  • Seton Hall University (about 9 miles; South Orange, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,742)
  • Kean University (about 9 miles; Union, NJ; FT enrollment: 12,648)
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (about 12 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,210)
  • Essex County College (about 13 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,595)

Public high schools in New Providence:

  • NEW PROVIDENCE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 648, Location: 35 PIONEER DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • DEVELOPMENTAL LEARNING CENTER NEW PROVIDENCE (Location: 330 CENTRAL AVENUE, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in New Providence:

Private elementary/middle school in New Providence:

  • ACADEMY OF OUR LADY OF PEACE (Students: 234, Location: 99 SOUTH ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in New Providence

Library in New Providence:

  • NEW PROVIDENCE MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $892,198; Location: 377 ELKWOOD AVENUE; 77,867 books; 616 e-books; 3,189 audio materials; 4,303 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 112 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in New Providence: New Providence Station (A), Murray Hill Station (B), New Providence Rescue Squad (C), New Providence Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in New Providence include: Our Lady of Peace Church (A), Presbyterian Church at New Providence (B), Saint Lukes Reformed Episcopal Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in New Providence: Lions Municipal Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Aramark (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 35 Pioneer Drive).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 103. This is worse than average.

City:

103
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.336. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.336
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 12.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.0
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.690. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.690
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 14.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.27
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 4.5%
(3.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.6% for Black residents, 7.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 56.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.7 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  75.7%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  3.2%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in New Providence in 2010:

  • 96 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 30 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in New Providence in 2000:

  • 105 people in nursing homes
  • 21 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 14 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

New Providence, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in New Providence (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: New Providence Branch at 36 South Street, branch established on 1910/01/01. 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
  • The Provident Bank: New Providence Branch at 65 South Street, branch established on 1996/11/23. 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.
  • TD Bank, National Association: New Providence Branch at 80 South Street, branch established on 2008/12/05. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: Passaic Valley Branch at 15 South Street, branch established on 1960/02/26. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: New Providence at 82 Floral Avenue, branch established on 1989/06/30. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Investors Bank: New Providence Branch at 1260 Springfield Avenue, branch established on 1998/11/16. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
New Jersey average:

12.7

New Providence travel time to work - commute New Providence mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for New Providence borough (based on Union County data)

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
Union County:

2.97 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Union County:

21.1%
New Jersey:

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

21.4%
State:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

55.4%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

54.1%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.1
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
New Providence:

18.7%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.3%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.3%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
New Providence:

60.3%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
New Providence:

79.8%
State:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of New Providence, 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
Financial Administration 1$6,226$74,7124$9,322
Other Government Administration 5$32,643$78,3438$6,298
Judicial and Legal 1$5,763$69,1564$7,113
Police Protection - Officers 23$191,542$99,9350$0
Police - Other 6$25,762$51,52416$7,983
Firefighters 0$0 3$2,861
Streets and Highways 11$65,550$71,5091$3,189
Health 0$0 2$3,908
Sewerage 4$20,632$61,8960$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$13,430$80,5802$2,870
Local Libraries 7$26,112$44,76313$12,869
Other and Unallocable 0$0 11$18,618
Totals for Government 60$387,660$77,53264$75,031

New Providence government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Libraries: $382,000 ($30.75)
    General - Other: $232,000 ($18.68)
    Regular Highways: $170,000 ($13.69)
    Local Fire Protection: $46,000 ($3.70)
    General Public Buildings: $15,000 ($1.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($1.05)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($0.16)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,476,000 ($199.32)
    General - Other: $2,323,000 ($187.01)
    Regular Highways: $1,431,000 ($115.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $976,000 ($78.57)
    Libraries: $699,000 ($56.27)
    Sewerage: $504,000 ($40.57)
    Central Staff Services: $472,000 ($38.00)
    Financial Administration: $390,000 ($31.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $244,000 ($19.64)
    Local Fire Protection: $200,000 ($16.10)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $194,000 ($15.62)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $154,000 ($12.40)
    General Public Buildings: $124,000 ($9.98)
    Health - Other: $103,000 ($8.29)
    Housing and Community Development: $6,000 ($0.48)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $334,000 ($26.89)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $425,000 ($34.21)
    Local Fire Protection: $289,000 ($23.27)
    Financial Administration: $84,000 ($6.76)
    General - Other: $72,000 ($5.80)
    Police Protection: $52,000 ($4.19)
    Sewerage: $24,000 ($1.93)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,761,000 ($383.27)

New Providence government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $136,000 ($10.95)
    All Other: $48,000 ($3.86)
    Parking Facilities: $14,000 ($1.13)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $56,000 ($4.51)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $235,000 ($18.92)
    Interest Earnings: $199,000 ($16.02)
    Fines and Forfeits: $152,000 ($12.24)
    General Revenue, NEC: $108,000 ($8.69)
    Sale of Property: $4,000 ($0.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,774,000 ($142.81)
    All Other: $232,000 ($18.68)
    Highways: $160,000 ($12.88)
    Health and Hospitals: $29,000 ($2.33)
    Housing and Community Development: $26,000 ($2.09)
  • Tax - Property: $10,184,000 ($819.84)
    Other License: $427,000 ($34.37)
    Public Utilities Sales: $42,000 ($3.38)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $6,000 ($0.48)
    Other Selective Sales: $5,000 ($0.40)

New Providence government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,065,000 ($568.75)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,210,000 ($499.92)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $855,000 ($68.83)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $3,100,000 ($249.56)
    Beginning: $2,906,000 ($233.94)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,519,000 ($122.28)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,930,000 ($316.37)

5.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($60,482 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
New Jersey average:

5.08%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($751 average AGI)
Union County:

0.05%
New Jersey average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Essex County, NJ  1.27% ($45,825 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, NJ  0.71% ($49,757)
from Hudson County, NJ  0.50% ($87,134)


5.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($59,152 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
New Jersey average:

5.65%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,304 average AGI)
Union County:

0.08%
New Jersey average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Essex County, NJ  0.93% ($43,744 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, NJ  0.86% ($46,633)
to Somerset County, NJ  0.48% ($69,150)

Strongest AM radio stations in New Providence:

  • 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.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WMTR (1250 AM; 7 kW; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WJDM (1530 AM; 10 kW; ELIZABETH, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP)
  • 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 New Providence:

  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WAWZ (99.1 FM; ZAREPHATH, NJ; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WFMU (91.1 FM; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: AURICLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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 New Providence:

  • 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.)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • W54CZ (Channel 54; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMBC-TV (Channel 63; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W36AS (Channel 36; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of New Providence fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 14m46ftTotal length
  • $7,128,000Total costs
  • 119,240Total average daily traffic
  • 4,533Total average daily truck traffic
  • 143,122Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Passaic St (Lat: 40.707056 Lon: -74.406528), Call Sign: KJF311
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.0600 MHzGrant Date: 02/01/2012, Expiration Date: 04/24/2022Registrant: V-Comm, L.L.C., 2540 Us Highway 130, Suite 101, Cranbury, NJ 08512, Phone: (609) 655-1200, Fax: (609) 409-1927, Email:
  • 360 Elkwood Ave (Lat: 40.708167 Lon: -74.404583), Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: KKT35
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.100 MHzGrant Date: 05/01/2012, Expiration Date: 07/21/2022Registrant: V-Comm, L.L.C., 2540 Us Highway 130, Suite 101, Cranbury, NJ 08512, Phone: (609) 655-1200, Fax: (609) 409-1927, Email:
  • 1771 Springfield Ave (Lat: 40.695000 Lon: -74.424167), Call Sign: WQBP679
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz... (+22 more)Grant Date: 11/18/2004, Expiration Date: 11/18/2014, Cancellation Date: 01/24/2015, Certifier: Beth CotnerRegistrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:
  • Summit Speech School 705 Central Ave. (Lat: 40.697500 Lon: -74.410500), Type: Mast, Structure height: 8 m, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WQFW997
    Assigned Frequencies: 1.62000 MHzGrant Date: 10/25/2006, Expiration Date: 10/25/2016, Certifier: Anthony Buccelli, Jr.Registrant: Information Station Specialists, Zeeland, MI 49464, Phone: (616) 772-2300
  • Lat: 40.708417 Lon: -74.389361, Call Sign: WQHE382
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.3000 MHzGrant Date: 07/11/2007, Expiration Date: 07/11/2017, Certifier: Alex MenardRegistrant: Primex Wireless, Inc, 965 Wells St., Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Mobile Within 25 Mile Radius (Lat: 40.703694 Lon: -74.449583), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPOU439
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.818 MHz, 952.818 MHzGrant Date: 09/14/2009, Expiration Date: 07/26/2019, Certifier: Thomas M O'FlynnRegistrant: Pseg Services Corporation, 80 Park Plaza T-17, Newark, NJ 07102, Phone: (973) 430-7572, Fax: (973) 430-5129, Email:
  • Federal Insurance Co, 890 Mountain Avenue (Lat: 40.681667 Lon: -74.409389), Type: Building, Structure height: 12.8 m, Call Sign: WQIS657
    Assigned Frequencies: 11075.0 MHzGrant Date: 05/05/2008, Expiration Date: 05/05/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/05/2009, Certifier: William ChastainRegistrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • WATCHUNG, 600 Mountain Avenue (Lat: 40.681861 Lon: -74.395083), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 29.9 m, Overall height: 36.9 m, Call Sign: WQTB407
    Assigned Frequencies: 17880.0 MHzGrant Date: 12/24/2013, Expiration Date: 12/24/2023, Certifier: John E MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave #1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 535 Mountain Ave (Lat: 40.688444 Lon: -74.401250), Type: Building, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: KIL844
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.975 MHzGrant Date: 08/16/1994, Expiration Date: 08/16/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001Registrant: K Line America Inc, 535 Mountain Ave, New Providence, NJ 07974

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in New Providence)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: RAYTHEON AIRCRAFT COMPANY 58 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1113X , Serial Number: TH-1813, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 03/29/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Rajkumar Seth, 142 Sagamore Dr, New Providence, NJ 07974
  • Aircraft: BEECH D95A (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 182T , Serial Number: TD-687, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 02/13/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Robert P Dba Tamburri, 730 Central Ave, New Providence, NJ 07974, Other Owners: Flight Co Swift
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 421C (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR GTSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 421KD , Serial Number: 421C-1006, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 03/27/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel R Herr, 118 Watchung Blvd, New Providence, NJ 07974
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6913B , Serial Number: 22-4188, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 06/28/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey D Keyt, 77 Jones Dr, New Providence, NJ 07974
  • Aircraft: BEECH D95A (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 69WT , Serial Number: TD-637, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 08/30/1965
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Jeffrey D Keyt, 77 Jones Dr, New Providence, NJ 07974, Other Owners: Michael F Serino
  • Aircraft: BEECH D95A (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8928M , Serial Number: TD-555, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 12/16/1963
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Jeffrey D Keyt, 77 Jones Dr, New Providence, NJ 07974, Other Owners: John J Schmid

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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED19$416,26382$385,768453$336,55424$165,6251$4,900,0004$165,5000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$09$466,66733$329,0301$298,0000$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$385,00016$342,25079$383,73413$121,7690$04$355,2501$298,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$442,00018$411,44468$339,5745$160,0001$4,900,0004$253,2500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$03$325,00021$352,1901$100,0000$01$150,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0381.01 , 0381.02

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$421,5005$448,400
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$345,5003$430,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$373,0002$397,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$453,0001$319,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$366,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0381.01 , 0381.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

GREAT SACANDAGA PINES (Address: 11 JOHNSON DRIVE , Serves NY, Population served: 42, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (89%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in New Providence, NJ
NameCountNameCount
A&P1McDonald's1
Best Western1Nike2
CVS1Quiznos1
DHL1RadioShack1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1
FedEx6T-Mobile1
Jones New York1UPS5

New Providence 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

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  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of divorced people (15+ years)(population 5,000+)"
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  • #56 (07901) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest average reported salary/wage 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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