Garwood, New Jersey

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Population in 2019: 4,352 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.8%
 
Males: 2,301  (52.9%)
Females: 2,051  (47.1%)
Median resident age:

39.0 years
New Jersey median age:

40.2 years

Zip codes: 07027.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $89,048 (it was $52,571 in 2000)
Garwood:

$89,048
NJ:

$85,751

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $47,381 (it was $26,944 in 2000)

Garwood borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $394,178 (it was $186,400 in 2000)
Garwood:

$394,178
NJ:

$348,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $561,946; detached houses: $585,114; townhouses or other attached units: $598,453; in 2-unit structures: $375,512

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,600.

March 2019 cost of living index in Garwood: 117.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 4.9%
(5.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Garwood, NJ (2019)
    • 3,28775.5%White alone
    • 61614.1%Hispanic
    • 1944.5%Asian alone
    • 892.0%Two or more races
    • 491.1%Black alone

Races in Garwood 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 Garwood, New Jersey as of June 19, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Garwood is 4,355 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Garwood by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(24.1)
1
(23.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.5)
5
(108.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(48.2)
1
(23.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(45.1)
1
(21.7)
1
(23.6)
0
(0.0)
4
(86.6)
5
(115.8)
5
(110.1)
1
(23.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.9)
1
(22.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
11
(265.2)
3
(71.2)
6
(139.2)
7
(157.7)
8
(174.0)
14
(330.2)
5
(117.1)
7
(151.5)
3
(69.5)
5
(110.1)
11
(252.8)
6
(136.9)
5
(114.4)
5
(114.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
37
(892.0)
52
(1,234)
38
(881.5)
25
(563.3)
38
(826.3)
45
(1,061)
73
(1,709)
62
(1,342)
67
(1,552)
79
(1,740)
54
(1,241)
38
(866.8)
26
(595.0)
30
(687.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(24.1)
4
(94.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(47.2)
3
(70.2)
1
(21.6)
4
(92.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.8)
1
(22.9)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index73.073.845.049.382.274.182.289.897.599.371.946.138.240.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Garwood, NJ

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 20 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.67
New Jersey average:

4.23
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Ancestries: Italian (17.0%), American (12.7%), Irish (8.5%), Polish (4.3%), Greek (2.8%), Portuguese (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1903

Elevation: 86 feet

Land area: 0.66 square miles.

Population density: 6,594 people per square mile   (high).

Garwood, New Jersey map

768 residents are foreign born (8.8% Europe, 4.6% Latin America, 2.0% Asia).

This borough:

17.6%
New Jersey:

22.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $9,195 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $10,001 (2.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NJ (4.2 miles , pop. 54,405).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (9.3 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Brooklyn, NY (19.5 miles , pop. 2,465,326).

Nearest cities:

Westfield, NJ (1.0 miles ),
Cranford, NJ (1.1 miles ),
Clark, NJ (1.5 miles ),
Kenilworth borough, NJ (1.5 miles ),
Mountainside borough, NJ (1.6 miles ),
Scotch Plains, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Roselle Park borough, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Fanwood borough, NJ (1.8 miles )

Latitude: 40.65 N, Longitude: 74.32 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 908

Distribution of median household income in Garwood, NJ in 2019
Distribution of house value in Garwood, NJ in 2019

Garwood satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

10.5%
New Jersey:

9.9%
Historical population in Garwood, NJ
Historical housing units in Garwood, NJ
Most common industries in Garwood, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.1%)
  • Construction (7.0%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.6%)
  • Public administration (9.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.4%)
  • Chemicals (5.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
  • Educational services (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (12.0%)
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.9%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.7%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (2.8%)
Most common occupations in Garwood, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Construction laborers (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.4%)

Average climate in Garwood, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Garwood, New Jersey average temperatures Garwood, New Jersey average precipitation Garwood, New Jersey humidity Garwood, New Jersey wind speed Garwood, New Jersey snowfall Garwood, New Jersey sunshine Garwood, New Jersey clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 94.5. This is worse than average.

City:

94.5
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 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.359
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 16.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.3
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.363. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.363
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.5
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 8.2 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 8.21. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.21
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Garwood-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 32% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the Garwood borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 24.9 miles away from the borough center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Garwood-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Jersey state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 270.8 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) earthquake occurred 228.4 miles away from Garwood 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 92.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 269.0 miles away from Garwood 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) earthquake occurred 267.1 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 91.3 miles away from Garwood 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 (27) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
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: 3 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Garwood topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Garwood:

  • CRANFORD HALL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CRANFORD, NJ)
  • CLARK NURSING AND REHAB CNTR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CLARK, NJ)
  • LONG ISLAND CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; FLUSHING, NY)
  • WESTFIELD CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WESTFIELD, NJ)
  • FAMILY CHOICE HOSPICE LLC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; CLARK, NJ)
  • CRANFORD HEALTH EXT CARE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CRANFORD, NJ)
  • CRANFORD HELATH EXTENDED CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CRANFORD, NJ)

Amtrak stations near Garwood:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Garwood:

  • Union County College (about 2 miles; Cranford, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 9,148)
  • Kean University (about 6 miles; Union, NJ; FT enrollment: 12,648)
  • Seton Hall University (about 8 miles; South Orange, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,742)
  • Drew University (about 10 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (about 10 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,210)
  • College of Staten Island CUNY (about 10 miles; Staten Island, NY; FT enrollment: 11,684)
  • Essex County College (about 10 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,595)

Public elementary/middle school in Garwood:

  • LINCOLN (Location: 400 SECOND AVENUE, Grades: PK-8)

Library in Garwood:

  • GARWOOD FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $225,593; Location: 411 THIRD AVENUE; 29,542 books; 385 audio materials; 833 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 44 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Garwood: Garwood First Aid Squad (A), Garwood Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Garwood include: Garwood Presbyterian Church (A), Saint Anne Church (B), Saint Paul's United Church of Christ (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Birthplace of: Tom Perrotta - Novelist.

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:

2.4 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

62.9%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

6.5%
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
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Garwood (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Garwood Mb Branch at 449 South Avenue, branch established on 2010/07/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Investors Bank: 300 South Avenue Branch at 300 South Avenue, branch established on 2001/11/26. 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
  • Spencer Savings Bank, SLA: Garwood Branch at 325 North Avenue, branch established on 2003/07/19. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,819.5 mil, Deposits: $1,338.8 mil, headquarters in Elmwood Park, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: 358 North Ave Branch at 358 North Ave, branch established on 1943/09/28. 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.

For population 15 years and over in Garwood:

Marital status in Garwood, NJ
  • Never married: 34.2%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

For population 25 years and over in Garwood:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
New Jersey average:

12.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Garwood
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Garwood, 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
Here:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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.
New Jersey:

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

7.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

21.1%
New Jersey:

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

21.4%
New Jersey:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.6%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.2%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.9%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Garwood:

11.6%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
Garwood:

34.3%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
Garwood:

55.5%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Garwood:

77.5%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Garwood, NJ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 17$55,357$39,0760$0
Streets and Highways 8$22,143$33,2150$0
Police - Other 2$4,429$26,5748$8,857
Other Government Administration 2$4,429$26,57411$2,214
Financial Administration 2$8,857$53,1422$2,214
Judicial and Legal 1$4,429$53,1484$2,214
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$1,107
Health 0$0 2$443
Totals for Government 32$99,643$37,36628$17,050

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 Garwood, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Home Depot1
Baskin-Robbins1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Pathmark1
DressBarn1Quiznos1
Dressbarn1RadioShack1
Dunkin Donuts1Taco Bell1
FedEx1U-Haul1
GameStop1

Strongest AM radio stations in Garwood:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Garwood:

  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WFME (94.7 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAWZ (99.1 FM; ZAREPHATH, NJ; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)

TV broadcast stations around Garwood:

  • 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.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W54CZ (Channel 54; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
Garwood fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Garwood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Municipal Building Center St & South Ave (Lat: 40.651222 Lon: -74.325139), Call Sign: KES989, Licensee ID: L00056899,
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.0600 MHz, Grant Date: 03/08/2012, Expiration Date: 05/20/2022, Registrant: Garwood, Borough Of, Center St & South Ave, Garwood, NJ 07027, Phone: (908) 789-1500
  • Police Headquarters South Ave (Lat: 40.650667 Lon: -74.324306), Call Sign: KVV962,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.805 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2013, Expiration Date: 11/08/2023, Registrant: Hhw Group LLC, One Bridge Plaza North, Fort Lee, NJ 07024, Phone: (201) 676-2559, Email:
  • South Ave & Center St (Lat: 40.651500 Lon: -74.325139), Call Sign: KKT43,
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.100 MHz, Grant Date: 01/18/2012, Expiration Date: 02/02/2022, Registrant: V-Comm, L.L.C., 2540 Us Highway 130, Suite 101, Cranbury, NJ 08512, Phone: (609) 655-1200, Fax: (609) 409-1927, Email:
  • Center St (Lat: 40.650667 Lon: -74.324306), Call Sign: KNFB994,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.175 MHz, Grant Date: 03/23/2012, Expiration Date: 03/13/2022, Registrant: Hhw Group LLC, One Bridge Plaza North, Fort Lee, NJ 07024, Phone: (201) 849-4406, Email:
  • Lat: 40.653889 Lon: -74.320278, Call Sign: WPST661,
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.212 MHz, 469.037 MHz, 469.237 MHz, 469.062 MHz, 469.262 MHz, 469.087 MHz, 469.287 MHz, 469.112 MHz, 469.312 MHz, 469.137 MHz... (+21 more), Grant Date: 08/01/2001, Expiration Date: 08/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/01/2011, Certifier: Steven Reedy, Registrant: Fcc License Coordinator - Panasonic, 1707 N Randall Road El-D3, Elgin, IL 60123-7847, Phone: (847) 468-5318, Fax: (847) 468-4555, Email:
  • Lat: 40.654500 Lon: -74.326889, Call Sign: WQZQ534,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.012 MHz, 467.012 MHz, Grant Date: 07/06/2017, Expiration Date: 07/06/2027, Certifier: Thomas Spera, Registrant: Pros Rf, 5219 Adairville Road, Franklin, KY 42134, Phone: (270) 908-4402, Fax: (786) 549-7864, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Garwood)
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
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$316,50024$257,25097$254,0417$170,7141$700,0008$208,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$405,5006$264,66715$341,9331$11,0000$01$675,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$320,7501$272,00047$279,6605$154,4001$700,0001$368,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$301,6674$239,25017$276,7060$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$397,0000$04$286,5000$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0369.00

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 ORIGINATED5$294,2003$300,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$321,0001$364,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$301,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0369.00

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

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 15. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 24 took place in 2012, and the least - 2 in 2016. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Garwood, NJ When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (61.9%), and Outside Fires (22.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Garwood, NJ
    • 13561.9%Structure Fires
    • 4822.0%Outside Fires
    • 188.3%Other
    • 177.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Garwood, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Garwood, NJ
  • 86.4%Utility gas
  • 9.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.0%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Garwood, NJ
  • 81.2%Utility gas
  • 13.8%Electricity
  • 3.8%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Garwood compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

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