Fanwood, New Jersey

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Population in 2017: 7,808 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +8.8%
 
Males: 3,725  (47.7%)
Females: 4,083  (52.3%)
Median resident age:

40.1 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 07023.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $119,097 (it was $85,233 in 2000)
Fanwood:

$119,097
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $50,941 (it was $34,804 in 2000)

Fanwood borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $448,664 (it was $225,000 in 2000)
Fanwood:

$448,664
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $489,165; detached houses: $485,096; townhouses or other attached units: $392,246

Median gross rent in 2017: $2,804.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fanwood: 120.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 1.1%
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  • Races in Fanwood, NJ (2010)
    • 5,85380.0%White alone
    • 4906.7%Asian alone
    • 4586.3%Hispanic
    • 3745.1%Black alone
    • 1261.7%Two or more races
    • 120.2%Other race alone
    • 50.07%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Fanwood, New Jersey as of February 18, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fanwood is 7,601 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Fanwood by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(13.8)
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
(13.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(27.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.9)
4
(56.3)
1
(14.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.2)
1
(13.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.9)
3
(39.1)
2
(25.7)
1
(12.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(27.5)
2
(27.6)
2
(27.9)
1
(14.1)
2
(28.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.6)
1
(13.5)
6
(80.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
17
(233.8)
12
(165.9)
11
(153.2)
7
(98.5)
15
(211.9)
6
(83.8)
22
(299.6)
17
(229.9)
13
(174.6)
10
(132.2)
7
(90.6)
12
(156.3)
6
(77.0)
7
(90.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
54
(742.7)
50
(691.2)
51
(710.4)
70
(984.8)
66
(932.5)
81
(1,131)
65
(885.3)
67
(905.9)
60
(805.7)
48
(634.3)
30
(388.2)
41
(534.1)
26
(333.5)
25
(321.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(151.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.9)
6
(84.4)
6
(84.8)
3
(41.9)
2
(27.2)
1
(13.5)
2
(26.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(38.8)
1
(13.0)
1
(12.8)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(13.8)
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)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)99.444.866.472.768.854.469.560.262.734.628.945.127.423.0

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City-data.com crime index in Fanwood, NJ

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 18 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.19
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Italian (18.4%), Irish (9.7%), German (7.1%), Haitian (6.4%), American (5.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1895

Elevation: 157 feet

Land area: 1.34 square miles.

Population density: 5,837 people per square mile   (average).

Fanwood, New Jersey map

1,016 residents are foreign born (4.5% Europe, 3.4% Latin America, 2.7% Asia).

This borough:

13.2%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $10,522 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $10,841 (2.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NJ (7.1 miles , pop. 54,405).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (12.3 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Brooklyn, NY (22.7 miles , pop. 2,465,326).

Nearest cities:

Scotch Plains, NJ (0.8 miles ),
Westfield, NJ (1.5 miles ),
Plainfield, NJ (1.6 miles ),
North Plainfield borough, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Watchung borough, NJ (1.8 miles ),
Mountainside borough, NJ (1.8 miles ),
Garwood borough, NJ (1.8 miles ),
Berkeley Heights, NJ (1.8 miles )

Latitude: 40.64 N, Longitude: 74.39 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,016 (-26.1%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 362 (10.3%)

Area code: 908

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

4.3%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Historical population in Fanwood, NJ
Historical housing units in Fanwood, NJ

Population change in the 1990s: +65 (+0.9%).
Most common industries in Fanwood, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.0%)
  • Health care (9.4%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Chemicals (6.0%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (12.0%)
  • Chemicals (7.1%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (5.6%)
  • Health care (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.5%)
  • Health care (14.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.5%)
  • Chemicals (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Fanwood, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Computer specialists (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Computer specialists (6.6%)
  • Top executives (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.5%)
  • Life and physical scientists (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Registered nurses (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)

Average climate in Fanwood, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Fanwood, New Jersey average temperatures Fanwood, New Jersey average precipitation Fanwood, New Jersey humidity Fanwood, New Jersey wind speed Fanwood, New Jersey snowfall Fanwood, New Jersey sunshine Fanwood, 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 92.7. This is worse than average.

City:

92.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.359. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.359
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 14.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.6
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.343. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.343
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.4
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 10.7 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 8.16. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.16
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Fanwood-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 12.5 miles away from the Fanwood borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 22.7 miles away from the borough center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fanwood-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 229.0 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 89.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 268.1 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 88.0 miles away from Fanwood 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 37.9 miles away from Fanwood 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 240.5 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).
Fanwood topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Fanwood:

  • ASHBROOK CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ)
  • ARISTACARE AT NORWOOD TERRACE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PLAINFIELD, NJ)
  • CENTER FOR HOPE HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ)
  • CHILDRENS SPECIALIZED HOSPITAL MOUNTAINSIDE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ)
  • VILLA MARIA (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ)
  • WESTFIELD CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WESTFIELD, NJ)
  • DVA PLAINFIELD DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; PLAINFIELD, NJ)

Amtrak stations near Fanwood:

  • 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fanwood:

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

Private elementary/middle school in Fanwood:

  • FIRST CHILDREN SCHOOL (Students: 57, Location: 330 SOUTH AVE, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Fanwood

Library in Fanwood:

  • FANWOOD MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $555,532; Location: 14 TILLOTSON ROAD; 44,825 books; 1,633 audio materials; 3,021 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 112 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Fanwood: Fanwood Station (A), Fanwood Memorial Library (B), Fanwood Rescue Squad (C), Fanwood Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Fanwood include: Dhammakaya Mediation Center (A), Fanwood Presbyterian Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Fanwood include: Forest Road Park (1), Lagrande Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Court: Fanwood Borough - Court Clerk and Violations Bureau (75 North Martine Avenue).

Birthplace of: Derrick Caracter - Basketball player, Robert Ten Broeck Stevens - Businessman and former chairman of J.P. Stevens and Company.

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:

2.8 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

78.8%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

2.7%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
61 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
21 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Fanwood (2011 data):

  • The Provident Bank: Fanwood at 206 South Avenue, branch established on 1929/01/01. 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: Fanwood Branch at 580 North Avenue, branch established on 2001/11/03. 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
  • Two River Community Bank: Fanwood Branch at 328 South Avenue, branch established on 2008/03/13. Info updated 2009/01/22: Bank assets: $674.5 mil, Deposits: $555.1 mil, headquarters in Middletown, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Community Partners Bancorp
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Fanwood Branch at 45 South Martine Avenue, branch established on 1955/12/05. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

For population 15 years and over in Fanwood:

Marital status in Fanwood, NJ
  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 63.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 4.4%

For population 25 years and over in Fanwood:

  • High school or higher: 99.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 64.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
New Jersey average:

12.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fanwood, 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
Union County:

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
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:
This county:

21.1%
State:

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

21.4%
State:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Fanwood:

54.5%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

53.1%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.1
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Fanwood:

20.1%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Fanwood:

9.4%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Fanwood:

6.9
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
Fanwood:

34.0%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

60.3%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.1%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fanwood, NJ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 17$131,996$93,1740$0
Streets and Highways 9$40,884$54,5120$0
Local Libraries 4$17,144$51,4320$0
Financial Administration 2$10,860$65,1602$3,742
Other Government Administration 2$12,722$76,3321$1,444
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$2,698$32,3764$6,624
Judicial and Legal 1$4,178$50,1366$12,012
Police - Other 1$3,184$38,2088$6,536
Natural Resources 0$0 1$304
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$1,142
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,424
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$488
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$1,696
Totals for Government 37$223,666$72,54028$35,412

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

  • Construction - General - Other: $2,041,000 ($261.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $58,000 ($7.43)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,588,000 ($331.45)
    Police Protection: $1,994,000 ($255.38)
    Regular Highways: $750,000 ($96.06)
    Libraries: $384,000 ($49.18)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $252,000 ($32.27)
    Central Staff Services: $236,000 ($30.23)
    Financial Administration: $217,000 ($27.79)
    Local Fire Protection: $176,000 ($22.54)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $111,000 ($14.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $91,000 ($11.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $66,000 ($8.45)
    Health - Other: $24,000 ($3.07)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $275,000 ($35.22)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $352,000 ($45.08)
    Other - Health - Other: $51,000 ($6.53)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Transit Utilities: $37,000 ($4.74)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $59,000 ($7.56)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,116,000 ($399.08)

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

  • Charges - Parking Facilities: $270,000 ($34.58)
    Sewerage: $36,000 ($4.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($2.31)
    Other: $3,000 ($0.38)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $12,000 ($1.54)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $68,000 ($8.71)
    Health and Hospitals: $2,000 ($0.26)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $213,000 ($27.28)
    General Revenue - Other: $99,000 ($12.68)
    Rents: $69,000 ($8.84)
    Interest Earnings: $31,000 ($3.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $755,000 ($96.70)
    Other: $96,000 ($12.30)
  • Tax - Property: $6,438,000 ($824.54)
    Other License: $252,000 ($32.27)
    Public Utilities Sales: $90,000 ($11.53)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $8,000 ($1.02)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,970,000 ($636.53)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,570,000 ($585.30)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $400,000 ($51.23)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $5,150,000 ($659.58)
    End of Fiscal Year: $4,850,000 ($621.16)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,079,000 ($138.19)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,281,000 ($164.06)

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 Fanwood, NJ
NameCountNameCount
A&P1Dunkin Donuts1
Advance Auto Parts1FedEx1
Curves1UPS2

Strongest AM radio stations in Fanwood:

  • 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)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fanwood:

  • 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 Fanwood:

  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • 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)
  • W54CZ (Channel 54; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • W36AS (Channel 36; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • 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.)
Fanwood fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Fanwood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 13.7mTotal length
  • $35,225,000Total costs
  • 46,692Total average daily traffic
  • 1,578Total average daily truck traffic
  • 56,033Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Watson Rd (Lat: 40.640389 Lon: -74.387083), Call Sign: KDJ511, Licensee ID: L00043193,
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.0600 MHz, Grant Date: 03/13/2000, Expiration Date: 05/16/2005, Cancellation Date: 07/16/2005, Registrant: Fanwood, Borough Of, 75 N Martine Ave, Fanwood, NJ 07023, Phone: (201) 322-5000
  • 75 N Martine Ave (Lat: 40.640389 Lon: -74.387083), Call Sign: KEC757, Licensee ID: L00043193,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.730 MHz, Grant Date: 06/11/2004, Expiration Date: 08/21/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/25/2014, Registrant: Fanwood, Borough Of, 75 N Martine Ave, Fanwood, NJ 07023, Phone: (908) 322-5000
  • 75 N Martine Ave (Lat: 40.640389 Lon: -74.387083), Structure height: 24 m, Call Sign: KKT44,
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.100 MHz, Grant Date: 05/01/2012, Expiration Date: 07/21/2022, Registrant: V-Comm, L.L.C, 2540 Us Highway 130, Suite 101, Cranbury, NJ 08512, Phone: (609) 655-1200, Fax: (609) 409-1927, Email:
  • 75 North Martine Ave (Lat: 40.640389 Lon: -74.387083), Call Sign: KNCJ801, Licensee ID: L00043193,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.680 MHz, 155.475 MHz, Grant Date: 11/30/2001, Expiration Date: 02/10/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/14/2012, Registrant: Fanwood, Borough Of, 75 North Martine Ave, Fanwood, NJ 07023, Phone: (908) 654-9880
  • Watson Road At Russell Road (Lat: 40.641917 Lon: -74.388861), Type: Pole, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WQQP702,
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.53000 MHz, Grant Date: 02/08/2013, Expiration Date: 02/08/2023, Certifier: Kevin Glover, Registrant: Information Station Specialists, Zeeland, MI 49464, Phone: (616) 772-2300, Fax: (616) 772-2966
  • Watson Road At Russell Road (Lat: 40.641917 Lon: -74.388861), Type: Pole, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WQRU367,
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.53000 MHz, Grant Date: 07/29/2013, Expiration Date: 08/27/2013, Cancellation Date: 11/09/2013, Certifier: Kevin Glover, Registrant: Information Station Specialists, Zeeland, MI 49464, Phone: (616) 772-2300, Fax: (616) 772-2966, Email:
  • FANWOOD CROSSING II, Lat: 40.640639 Lon: -74.384194, Call Sign: WQUX620, Licensee ID: L01502812,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.512 MHz, Grant Date: 11/08/2014, Expiration Date: 11/08/2024, Certifier: Jack Graudenz, Registrant: Cereniti Datasense Networks, 41 E. Washington St., Ste. 110, Indianapolis, IN 46204, Phone: (877) 237-3648, Fax: (877) 362-6640, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fanwood)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 305A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 99 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR GTSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 715DT , Serial Number: 21427, Year manufactured: 1952, Airworthiness Date: 07/30/1997, Certificate Issue Date: 05/06/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Theodore M Wurster, 122 S Glenwood Rd, Fanwood, NJ 07023

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 ORIGINATED17$379,17653$323,472280$288,74311$205,0003$255,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$272,00011$283,27317$326,4715$82,6000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$416,5003$257,00087$328,8749$165,7782$227,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$437,3334$221,75079$279,8485$147,4003$293,333
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$506,0000$08$360,0002$150,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0387.00

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 ORIGINATED12$364,2508$379,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$373,6676$378,167
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$05$383,800
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$381,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0387.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fanwood, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fanwood, NJ - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 23
Fire incident types in Fanwood, NJ

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fanwood, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fanwood, NJ
  • 80.0%Utility gas
  • 14.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.8%Electricity
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fanwood, NJ
  • 57.0%Utility gas
  • 43.0%Electricity


Fanwood compared to New Jersey state average:

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

Fanwood on our top lists:

  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking railroad to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: sales and related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 (07023) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions 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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