Scotch Plains, New Jersey

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Population in July 2007: 22,583.
Males: 10,818  (47.9%)
Females: 11,765  (52.1%)
Median resident age:  38.6 years
New Jersey median age:  36.7 years

Zip codes: 07090.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $95,244 (it was $81,599 in 2000)
Scotch Plains:

$95,244
NJ:

$70,165

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $51,649 (it was $39,913 in 2000)

Scotch Plains CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $482,614 (it was $258,100 in 2000)
Scotch Plains:

$482,614
NJ:

$307,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $406,825; Detached houses: $432,507; Townhouses or other attached units: $312,152; In 2-unit structures: $276,723; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $253,215; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $269,354; Mobile homes: $258,543
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  • Races in Scotch Plains, NJ (2000)

    Scotch Plains races chart
    • 17,33576.3%White alone
    • 2,53211.1%Black alone
    • 1,6387.2%Asian alone
    • 8953.9%Hispanic
    • 2841.2%Two or more races
    • 300.1%Other race alone
    • 160.07%American Indian alone
    • 20.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Scotch Plains: 134.7 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Italian (22.5%), Irish (18.3%), German (13.4%), Polish (10.1%), English (6.3%), Russian (5.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 151 feet

Land area: 9.08 square miles.

Population density: 2,487 people per square mile   (low).

Scotch Plains,NJ real estate house value index trend

Scotch Plains, New Jersey map

For population 25 years and over in Scotch Plains:

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 49.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Scotch Plains CDP:

  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 63.1%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 5.4%

3,577 residents are foreign born (5.7% Asia, 4.5% Europe, 4.1% Latin America).

This place:

15.7%
New Jersey:

21.6%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Scotch Plains, New Jersey as of August 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Scotch Plains to the number of sex offenders is 5,646 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Scotch Plains CDP:  2.2% ($5,662)
New Jersey:  2.4% ($4,047)
Scotch Plains satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NJ (6.8 miles , pop. 54,405).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (12.0 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Brooklyn, NY (22.1 miles , pop. 2,465,326).

Nearest cities: Fanwood borough, NJ (0.8 miles ), Westfield, NJ (1.3 miles ), Plainfield, NJ (1.6 miles ), Garwood borough, NJ (1.7 miles ), Mountainside borough, NJ (1.7 miles ), North Plainfield borough, NJ (1.8 miles ), Clark, NJ (1.9 miles ), Watchung borough, NJ (1.9 miles ).

Latitude: 40.64 N, Longitude: 74.37 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,841 (-25.7%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,448 (12.8%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 908

Scotch Plains household income distribution Scotch Plains home values distribution

Scotch Plains tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.6%
New Jersey:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Broadcasting and telecommunications (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Chemicals (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Lawyers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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

Average climate in Scotch Plains, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Scotch Plains-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 13.0 miles away from the Scotch Plains place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 23.3 miles away from the place center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Scotch Plains-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 229.3 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 90.1 miles away from Scotch Plains 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 268.3 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 88.6 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 38.5 miles away from Scotch Plains 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 239.9 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 (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Heavy Rains: 4, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Scotch Plains topographic map

Birthplace of: Donald DiFrancesco - Politician, Jeffrey Hammonds - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Washington Nationals, born: Mar 5, 1971), Louise Townsend Nicholl - Poet, Melissa Murphy Weber - Politician, Nathan Jones - 2005 NFL player (Dallas Cowboys, born: Jun 13, 1982), Pat DiNizio - Rock singer, Thomas W. Osborn - Union Army officer, Tom Jackson (American football, born 1948) - Football player and coach, Ashton Gibbs - Basketball player, Bryan Meredith - Soccer player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Scotch Plains:

  • CENTER FOR HOPE HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE (1900 RARITAN ROAD)
  • ASHBROOK CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (1610 RARITAN ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Scotch Plains:

  • WESTFIELD CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WESTFIELD, NJ)
  • LONG ISLAND CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; FLUSHING, NY)
  • CHILDRENS SPECIALIZED HOSPITAL MOUNTAINSIDE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ)
  • ARISTACARE AT NORWOOD TERRACE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PLAINFIELD, NJ)
  • WOODLANDS, THE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PLAINFIELD, NJ)
  • DVA PLAINFIELD DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; PLAINFIELD, NJ)
  • JFK AT HOME (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; PLAINFIELD, NJ)

Amtrak stations near Scotch Plains:

  • 6 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.
  • 11 miles: NEW BRUNSWICK (FRENCH & ALBANY STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

College/University in Scotch Plains:

  • Union County Vocational Technical School (Full-time enrollment: 152; Location: 1776 Raritan Rd; Public; Website: www.ucvts.tec.nj.us/domain/11)

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

  • Union County College (about 4 miles; Cranford, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 9,148)
  • Kean University (about 8 miles; Union, NJ; FT enrollment: 12,648)
  • Drew University (about 9 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • Middlesex County College (about 10 miles; Edison, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,849)
  • Seton Hall University (about 10 miles; South Orange, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,742)
  • Rutgers University-New Brunswick (about 11 miles; New Brunswick, NJ; FT enrollment: 39,388)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham (about 11 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,690)

Public high schools in Scotch Plains:

Private high school in Scotch Plains:

  • UNION CATHOLIC REGIONAL HIGH S (Students: 802; Location: 1600 MARTINE AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Scotch Plains:

Private elementary/middle schools in Scotch Plains:

  • ST BARTHOLOMEW ACADEMY (Students: 224; Location: 2032 WESTFIELD AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • NURSERY SCHOOL-JCC OF CENTRAL NEW JERSEY (Students: 150; Location: 1391 MARTINE AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CHRISTOPHER ACADEMY (Students: 70; Location: 1390 TERRILL RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • SCOTCH PLAINS BAPTIST CHRISTIAN DAY SCHOOL (Students: 55; Location: 333 PARK AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • L'ACADEMY MONTESSORI (Students: 37; Location: 1577 E 2ND ST; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Scotch Plains, School District: SCOTCH PLAINS-FANWOOD REG

Library in Scotch Plains:

  • SCOTCH PLAINS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,568,918; Location: 1927 BARTLE AVENUE; 80,090 books; 3,483 audio materials; 5,312 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 117 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • add Fanwood Presbyterian Church to the "Churches in Scotch Plains" section and alter the catagory to be "Churches in Scotch Plains Area" section
  • Summit Hospital is really called Overlook Hospital

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Notable locations in Scotch Plains: Shackamaxon Golf Course (A), Scotch Hills Country Club (B), Ash Brook Golf Course (C), Scotch Plains Public Library (D), Scotch Plains Municipal Building (E), Scotch Plains Rescue Squad (F), Scotch Plains Fire Department Station 2 (G), Scotch Plains Fire Department Station 1 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Scotch Plains include: Saint John's Baptist Church (A), All Saints Episcopal Church (B), Scotch Plains Baptist Church (C), Saint Bartholomew's Roman Catholic Church (D), Willow Grove Union Chapel (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Hillside Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Shackamaxon Lake (A), Seeleys Pond (B), Ash Brook Swamp (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Blue Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Scotch Plains include: Green Forest Park (1), Bowcraft Amusement Park (2), Ash Brook Swamp Reservation (3), Brookside Park (4), Scotch Plains Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

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 2012 was 101. This is worse than average.

City:

101
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.385. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.385
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 5.26. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.26
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.749. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.749
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 14.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.34
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0147
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.4%
Whole state:  70.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.1%
Whole state:  4.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

3.0%
Whole state:

8.5%

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

1.6%
Whole state:

4.2%

People in group quarters in Scotch Plains in 2000:

  • 116 people in nursing homes
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in religious group quarters

Scotch Plains, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Scotch Plains compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Scotch Plains (2011 data):

  • Investors Bank: Scotch Plains at 437 Park Avenue, branch established on 1997/09/01. 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
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Scotch Plains Branch at 2253 North Avenue, branch established on 1974/03/25. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Scotch Plains Branch at 361 Park Avenue, branch established on 1888/01/01. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: Scotch Plains Branch at 336 Park Avenue, branch established on 1969/12/22. 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
  • TD Bank, National Association: Scotch Plains Branch at 245 Park Avenue, branch established on 2003/06/07. 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
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Scotch Plains Branch at 460 Park Avenue, branch established on 1940/06/24. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Valley National Bank: Scotch Plains Office at 1922 Westfield Avenue, branch established on 1999/06/19. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
New Jersey average:

13.1

Scotch Plains travel time to work - commute Scotch Plains mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Scotch Plains:

(Scotch Plains, New Jersey Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Scotch Plains CDP (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%

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 Scotch Plains:

  • 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.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WNSW (1430 AM; 5 kW; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Scotch Plains:

  • 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.)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFME (94.7 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Scotch Plains:

  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, 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.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • W54CZ (Channel 54; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W36AS (Channel 36; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Scotch Plains fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Scotch Plains, NJ)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 585 JERUSALEM ROAD, 585 Jerusalem Road (Lat: 40.661139 Lon: -74.378528), Type: Tank, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 32.3 m, Call Sign: WQJY310
    Assigned Frequencies: 11275.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/11/2009, Expiration Date: 02/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 09/04/2009, Certifier: James J.R. Talbot
    Registrant: At&t Corp., 2315 Salem Road, First Floor, H9, Conyers, GA 30013, Phone: (770) 602-2065, Fax: (770) 929-4454, Email:
  • NJ-NNJ5113A, 1910 Raritan Road (Lat: 40.622167 Lon: -74.352361), Type: Pole, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQLV903
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 19575.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/06/2010, Expiration Date: 05/06/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Spectrum Holdings Iii, LLC, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • NJ-NNJ5125A, 2371 South Ave (Lat: 40.646667 Lon: -74.365889), Type: Pole, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WQMB480
    Assigned Frequencies: 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 18015.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/18/2010, Expiration Date: 06/18/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

75 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Scotch Plains)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Scotch Plains)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
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 ORIGINATED52$376,346169$361,047850$314,80133$213,27311$389,364
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$439,60027$369,03775$310,9736$145,0003$265,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$425,44413$453,538198$342,07615$161,3339$229,556
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN12$354,08321$355,667147$339,8984$168,7502$217,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$508,0001$300,00056$345,4822$30,0003$193,333

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0384.00 , 0385.00, 0386.01, 0386.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED25$368,6809$403,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$04$436,250
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$390,6671$550,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$288,0001$510,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0384.00 , 0385.00, 0386.01, 0386.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Businesses in Scotch Plains, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1McDonald's1
AT&T1Nike2
Burger King1Popeyes1
CVS1Subway1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul1
Dunkin Donuts2UPS2
FedEx2Vans2
H&R Block1YMCA1
MasterBrand Cabinets1
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