Fords, New Jersey

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Population in 2010: 15,187.
Population change since 2000: +1.0%
Males: 7,462  (49.1%)
Females: 7,725  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

38.7 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 08840, 08863.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $84,738 (it was $61,015 in 2000)
Fords:

$84,738
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $36,790 (it was $25,917 in 2000)

Fords CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $321,841 (it was $155,300 in 2000)
Fords:

$321,841
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $298,357; detached houses: $297,086; townhouses or other attached units: $296,822; in 2-unit structures: $325,133; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $309,176; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $424,860

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,342.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fords: 121.5 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.7%
(6.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.9% for Black residents, 9.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.3% for American Indian residents, 10.8% for other race residents, 6.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Fords, NJ (2017)
    • 6,88543.8%White alone
    • 3,40921.7%Hispanic
    • 3,33621.2%Asian alone
    • 1,67310.6%Black alone
    • 3182.0%Two or more races
    • 530.3%American Indian alone
    • 110.07%Other race alone

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



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Fords, New Jersey as of February 18, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fords is 5,206 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: Italian (9.3%), Polish (5.7%), Irish (4.0%), African (3.1%), Portuguese (3.0%), Hungarian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 116 feet

Land area: 2.59 square miles.

Population density: 5,860 people per square mile   (average).

Fords, New Jersey map

4,677 residents are foreign born (12.3% Asia, 8.8% Latin America, 4.6% Europe).

This place:

29.7%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $7,601 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $7,825 (2.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Edison, NJ (3.4 miles , pop. 97,687).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Staten Island, NY (9.6 miles , pop. 443,728).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Brooklyn, NY (20.5 miles , pop. 2,465,326).

Nearest cities:

Woodbridge, NJ (1.5 miles ),
Perth Amboy, NJ (1.5 miles ),
Metuchen borough, NJ (1.6 miles ),
Iselin, NJ (1.6 miles ),
Sewaren, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Edison, NJ (1.8 miles ),
Avenel, NJ (1.9 miles ),
Colonia, NJ (1.9 miles )

Latitude: 40.54 N, Longitude: 74.31 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,497 (-28.6%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 315 (3.9%)

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

3.5%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Most common industries in Fords, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.5%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.0%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.3%)
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Fords, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Computer specialists (6.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (9.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Registered nurses (4.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.2%)

Average climate in Fords, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Fords, New Jersey average temperatures Fords, New Jersey average precipitation Fords, New Jersey humidity Fords, New Jersey wind speed Fords, New Jersey snowfall Fords, New Jersey sunshine Fords, New Jersey clear and cloudy days

Fords, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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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 91.2. This is worse than average.

City:

91.2
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 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.359
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 14.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.0
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.357. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.357
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.0
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 6.8 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 8.03. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.03
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Fords-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.6 miles away from the Fords place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 10/18/1990, a category F3 tornado 24.3 miles away from the place center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fords-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 91.8 miles away from the city center
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 236.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 274.9 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 90.3 miles away from Fords 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 234.1 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 41.9 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 Middlesex County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 6, Heavy Rains: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fords topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Fords:

  • CARING HOSPICE SERVICES OF CENTRAL JERSEY (Hospital, about 2 miles away; EDISON, NJ)
  • NEW JERSEY VETERANS MEMORIAL HOME MENLO (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; EDISON, NJ)
  • HAVEN HOSPICE AT JFK MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 3 miles away; EDISON, NJ)
  • JFK MEDICAL CTR - ANTHONY M. YELENCSICS COMMUNITY Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; EDISON, NJ)
  • RARITAN BAY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; PERTH AMBOY, NJ)
  • GRACE HEALTHCARE SERVICES LLC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; EDISON, NJ)
  • ARISTACARE AT ALAMEDA CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PERTH AMBOY, NJ)

Heliports located in Fords:

Amtrak stations near Fords:

  • 3 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.
  • 8 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.
  • 13 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fords:

  • Middlesex County College (about 4 miles; Edison, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 9,849)
  • Rutgers University-New Brunswick (about 8 miles; New Brunswick, NJ; FT enrollment: 39,388)
  • Union County College (about 10 miles; Cranford, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,148)
  • College of Staten Island CUNY (about 10 miles; Staten Island, NY; FT enrollment: 11,684)
  • Kean University (about 11 miles; Union, NJ; FT enrollment: 12,648)
  • Seton Hall University (about 15 miles; South Orange, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,742)
  • Essex County College (about 16 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,595)

Public elementary/middle schools in Fords:

Private elementary/middle schools in Fords:

  • OUR LADY OF PEACE SCHOOL (Students: 206, Location: 630 AMBOY AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • OUR REDEEMER LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 115, Location: 28 S 4TH ST, Grades: PK-8)
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Notable locations in Fords: Saint Johns First Aid Squad (A), Iselin Fire District 9 House 2 (B), Fords Fire Company 7 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Fords include: First Presbyterian Church (A), Our Lady of Peace Church (B), Our Redeemer Lutheran Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Beth Israel Memorial Park (1), Woodbridge Mausoleum (2), Hebrew Fraternity Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Fords: Fords Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Alexa Thatcher - Professional wrestler.

Middlesex 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 place:

2.8 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

74.5%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.0%
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: 0.3% of all households

Banks with branches in Fords (2011 data):

  • The Provident Bank: Fords Branch at 33 Lafayette Road, branch established on 1901/01/01. 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.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Fords Branch at 349 New Brunswick Avenue, branch established on 1970/11/21. 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 Fords:

Marital status in Fords, NJ
  • Never married: 31.8%
  • Now married: 54.7%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

For population 25 years and over in Fords:

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
New Jersey average:

12.4

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

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Neighborhood in Fords (Fords, New Jersey Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Fords, NJ (based on Middlesex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic322,34074
Other48,71773
Mainline Protestant35,693113
Evangelical Protestant29,296130
Orthodox13,49114
Black Protestant5,87917
None354,442-
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: 221
This county:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Middlesex County:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 172
Middlesex County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 69
Middlesex County:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 477
Middlesex County:

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Middlesex County:

7.6%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Middlesex County:

23.8%
New Jersey:

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

18.2%
New Jersey:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Fords:

53.5%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Fords:

51.0%
New Jersey:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Fords:

28.0
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.4%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.4%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
Fords:

31.9%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
Fords:

58.8%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Fords:

80.1%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fords, NJ Residents

5.47% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($70,383 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,128 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.04%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Union County, NJ  0.64% ($56,040 average AGI)
from Somerset County, NJ  0.56% ($54,961)
from Monmouth County, NJ  0.44% ($71,333)


6.75% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($78,193 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,090 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.08%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Somerset County, NJ  0.75% ($84,038 average AGI)
to Monmouth County, NJ  0.56% ($88,720)
to Union County, NJ  0.48% ($59,520)
Businesses in Fords, NJ
NameCountNameCount
Dunkin Donuts1MasterBrand Cabinets3
FedEx2Rite Aid1
Jones New York1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Fords:

  • 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.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WJDM (1530 AM; 10 kW; ELIZABETH, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fords:

  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WSIA (88.9 FM; STATEN ISLAND, NY; Owner: THE COLLEGE OF STATEN ISLAND)
  • WMGQ (98.3 FM; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAWZ (99.1 FM; ZAREPHATH, NJ; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Fords:

  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, 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)
  • W36AS (Channel 36; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 93Number of bridges
  • 912ft / 278mTotal length
  • $27,607,000Total costs
  • 5,368,312Total average daily traffic
  • 235,727Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Fords, NJ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 81940-1949
  • 151950-1959
  • 131960-1969
  • 531970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Fords, NJ

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 723 King George Rd (Lat: 40.526778 Lon: -74.312083), Call Sign: KNER614,
    Assigned Frequencies: 812.037 MHz, Grant Date: 01/17/2013, Expiration Date: 03/31/2023, Certifier: Peter S Jaworski, Registrant: New Jersey Turnpike Authority, 581 Main Street, Woodbridge, NJ 07095, Phone: (732) 442-8600, Fax: (732) 293-1191, Email:
  • 667 King George Rd (Lat: 40.533444 Lon: -74.307917), Call Sign: KEG253, Licensee ID: L00100994,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.9000 MHz, 33.8200 MHz, 33.8800 MHz, Grant Date: 12/03/2002, Expiration Date: 12/17/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2013, Registrant: Board Of Fire Commissioners Fire District 7, 667 King George Rd, Fords, NJ 08863
  • 723 King George Rd (Lat: 40.526778 Lon: -74.312083), Call Sign: WQKG569,
    Assigned Frequencies: 807.162 MHz, Grant Date: 01/05/2013, Expiration Date: 03/31/2023, Cancellation Date: 05/21/2015, Certifier: Kimberly E Leary-Thomas, Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • Lat: 40.530944 Lon: -74.310139, Call Sign: WQKJ914,
    Assigned Frequencies: 4940.00 MHz, Grant Date: 06/17/2009, Expiration Date: 06/17/2019, Certifier: William Heinzelman, Registrant: Woodbridge Police Department, 1 Main Street, Woodbridge, NJ 07095, Phone: (732) 726-2314, Fax: (732) 726-2302, Email:
  • Lat: 40.522806 Lon: -74.318306, Call Sign: WQML271,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.587 MHz, 461.687 MHz, 462.137 MHz, 463.337 MHz, 463.450 MHz, 463.587 MHz, 464.800 MHz, 464.887 MHz, Grant Date: 09/10/2010, Expiration Date: 09/10/2020, Certifier: Richard Lissenden, Registrant: Command Radio Communications, 319 Knickerbocker Ave., Hillsdale, NJ 07642, Phone: (201) 666-0131, Fax: (201) 664-0916, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • FORDS FIRE, 667 King Georges Road (Lat: 40.533194 Lon: -74.307056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WQKI239,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/05/2019, Expiration Date: 05/28/2029, Certifier: William Heinzelman, Registrant: Woodbrigde Pd, 1 Main St, Woodbrigde, NJ 07095, Phone: (732) 602-7388, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fords)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 3 partial 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 ORIGINATED50$243,32151$201,285270$210,97013$112,7126$180,243
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$232,1384$197,42527$235,6994$103,8981$85,220
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$238,9149$222,247141$243,11918$65,5814$200,155
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$239,00519$247,73579$236,4743$216,6032$95,370
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$198,3304$320,13823$261,1592$92,4250$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0030.02 , 0031.01, 0031.02, 0032.01, 0032.03, 0033.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$238,8925$263,316
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$290,2683$316,447
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$274,4205$282,032
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$179,6880$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0030.02 , 0031.01, 0031.02, 0032.01, 0032.03, 0033.00

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Hazardous Condition: 7
Fire incident types in Fords, NJ

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fords, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fords, NJ
  • 76.8%Utility gas
  • 17.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.4%Electricity
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fords, NJ
  • 77.8%Utility gas
  • 14.3%Electricity
  • 4.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Fords compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Fords on our top lists:

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  • #68 (08863) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Hungarian first ancestries"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
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