Maplewood, New Jersey

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Population in July 2007: 23,170.
Males: 11,015  (47.5%)
Females: 12,155  (52.5%)
Median resident age:

37.7 years
New Jersey median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 07040.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $107,077 (it was $79,637 in 2000)
Maplewood:

$107,077
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $55,285 (it was $36,794 in 2000)

Maplewood CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $439,210 (it was $218,100 in 2000)
Maplewood:

$439,210
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $447,851; detached houses: $522,862; townhouses or other attached units: $387,521; in 2-unit structures: $223,228; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $278,189; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $310,816; mobile homes: $237,978
March 2019 cost of living index in Maplewood: 128.6 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Maplewood, NJ (2000)
    • 13,38256.1%White alone
    • 7,64432.0%Black alone
    • 1,2485.2%Hispanic
    • 8063.4%Two or more races
    • 6602.8%Asian alone
    • 970.4%Other race alone
    • 250.1%American Indian alone
    • 60.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Maplewood, New Jersey as of February 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Maplewood is 3,310 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Maplewood by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(8.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(16.1)
1
(4.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(8.5)
3
(13.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.6)
4
(18.4)
1
(4.6)
3
(12.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.0)
1
(4.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(8.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
47
(200.0)
30
(129.6)
33
(145.6)
38
(173.0)
27
(123.9)
32
(145.8)
33
(137.8)
30
(124.9)
38
(156.8)
36
(145.8)
21
(84.6)
23
(93.0)
17
(68.4)
12
(48.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
35
(148.9)
34
(146.9)
23
(101.5)
27
(122.9)
26
(119.3)
23
(104.8)
21
(87.7)
13
(54.1)
3
(12.4)
9
(36.5)
4
(16.1)
1
(4.0)
14
(56.3)
7
(28.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
87
(370.2)
74
(319.8)
42
(185.4)
62
(282.2)
67
(307.4)
106
(483.0)
64
(267.3)
112
(466.2)
91
(375.6)
75
(303.8)
57
(229.7)
43
(173.8)
45
(181.0)
43
(174.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
468
(1,991)
357
(1,543)
286
(1,262)
322
(1,466)
299
(1,372)
300
(1,367)
293
(1,224)
361
(1,503)
338
(1,395)
284
(1,150)
289
(1,165)
257
(1,039)
332
(1,335)
291
(1,181)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
134
(570.2)
100
(432.1)
71
(313.4)
58
(264.0)
40
(183.5)
37
(168.6)
34
(142.0)
46
(191.5)
56
(231.1)
43
(174.2)
36
(145.1)
31
(125.3)
37
(148.8)
60
(243.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
16
(68.1)
3
(13.0)
2
(8.8)
1
(4.6)
2
(9.2)
2
(9.1)
3
(12.5)
1
(4.2)
2
(8.3)
1
(4.1)
2
(8.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)247.8197.3161.4179.6166.8188.6147.9173.0150.1132.2106.195.7141.9113.9

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Maplewood, NJ

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 76 (64 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.60
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Irish (11.8%), West Indian (10.2%), Italian (10.0%), German (9.5%), English (6.0%), Polish (6.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 136 feet

Land area: 3.85 square miles.

Population density: 6,026 people per square mile   (high).

Maplewood, New Jersey map

4,254 residents are foreign born (10.2% Latin America, 3.8% Europe, 2.2% Asia).

This place:

17.8%
New Jersey:

17.5%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Maplewood CDP:

3.0% ($6,616)
New Jersey:

2.4% ($4,047)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Irvington, NJ (1.9 miles , pop. 60,695).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (4.4 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (15.7 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities:

South Orange, NJ (1.2 miles ),
Irvington, NJ (1.4 miles ),
Union, NJ (1.5 miles ),
Millburn, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Hillside, NJ (1.8 miles ),
Orange, NJ (1.8 miles ),
Short Hills, NJ (1.8 miles ),
Springfield, NJ (1.8 miles )

Latitude: 40.73 N, Longitude: 74.27 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,393 (-18.4%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,661 (13.7%)

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

4.9%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Most common industries in Maplewood, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.5%)
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.1%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.6%)
  • Construction (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (15.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.7%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.9%)
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.4%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.1%)
  • Social assistance (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Maplewood, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Computer specialists (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Lawyers (3.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (6.3%)
  • Lawyers (4.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.7%)
  • Top executives (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)
  • Registered nurses (6.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)

Average climate in Maplewood, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Maplewood, 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 94.7. This is worse than average.

City:

94.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.338. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.338
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 15.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.7
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.329. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.329
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.9
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 4.0 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 8.44. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.44
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Maplewood-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the Maplewood place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 25.1 miles away from the place center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Maplewood-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 223.0 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 97.0 miles away from Maplewood 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 261.4 miles away from Maplewood 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 95.5 miles away from the city 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 237.6 miles away from Maplewood 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 44.8 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 Essex County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 7, 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).
Maplewood topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Maplewood:

  • RCG MAPLEWOOD DIALYSIS CENTER (2130 MILBURN AVENUE SUITE B1)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Maplewood:

  • FMC IRVINGTON (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; IRVINGTON, NJ)
  • BROOKVILLE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; IRVINGTON, NJ)
  • SOUTH MOUNTAIN HC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; VAUXHALL, NJ)
  • IRVINGTON GENERAL HOSPITAL-TRANSITIONAL CARE UNIT (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; IRVINGTON, NJ)
  • REFORMED CHURCH HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; IRVINGTON, NJ)
  • VNS NEIGHBORHOOD ASSN OF MILBURN (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; MILLBURN, NJ)
  • ATLANTIC HOME CARE AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; MILLBURN, NJ)

Amtrak stations near Maplewood:

  • 5 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 6 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.
  • 12 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Maplewood:

  • Seton Hall University (about 2 miles; South Orange, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 7,742)
  • Kean University (about 4 miles; Union, NJ; FT enrollment: 12,648)
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (about 5 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,210)
  • Essex County College (about 5 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,595)
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology (about 5 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,212)
  • Rutgers University-Newark (about 5 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,869)
  • Union County College (about 6 miles; Cranford, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,148)

Public high school in Maplewood:

  • COLUMBIA HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 17 PARKER AVE, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Maplewood:

  • THE MILTON SCHOOL (Students: 12, Location: 240 FRANKLIN AVE, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Maplewood:

  • MAPLEWOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 696, Location: 7 BURNETT ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • TUSCAN ELEMENTARY (Students: 550, Location: 25 HARVARD AVE, Grades: KG-5)
  • JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 367, Location: 518 RIDGEWOOD RD, Grades: 3-5)
  • CLINTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 27 BERKSHIRE RD, Grades: PK-5)
  • SETH BOYDEN ELEMENTARY DEMONSTRATION SCHOOL (Location: 274 BOYDEN AVE, Grades: KG-5)
See full list of schools located in Maplewood

Library in Maplewood:

  • MAPLEWOOD MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,992,231; Location: 51 BAKER STREET; 131,310 books; 1,904 e-books; 3,973 audio materials; 3,840 video materials; 13 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 315 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • There are 2 libraries in Maplewood NJ. there is a branch called the Hilton Branch at 1688 Springfield Ave. Maplewood.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Maplewood: Maplewood Station (A), Maplewood Golf Course (B), Bell Medical Transport (C), Maplewood First Aid Squad (D), Prestige Care Medical Service (E), Maplewood Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Maplewood include: Calvary Reformed Church (A), First Maplewood Baptist Church (B), Hilton United Methodist Church (C), Iglesia Mision Cristiana (D), Morrow Memorial Methodist Church (E), Prospect Presbyterian Church (F), Saint George's Church (G), Saint Joseph's Roman Catholic Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Maplewood include: Olympic Park (1), Memorial Park (2), Underhill Field (3), Slayton Field (4), Maplecrest Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Asher Brown Durand - Artist, David Masur - Soccer player-coach, Robert De Grasse - Cinematographer, Aaron Davis - College basketball player (Northeastern Huskies), Audrey Peters - Soap opera actor, David Wills (voice actor) - Voice actor, Hy Gunning - Baseball player.

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

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

KINHAVEN MUSIC SCHOOL (Address: 6 ELBERTA RD , Serves VT, Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-05-2009), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-05-2009), St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2009), St Boil Water Order (AUG-05-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-21-2008), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-21-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2008), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-22-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2010)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 5 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Maplewood that have no violations reported:

  • CAMP TAPAWINGO (Serves ME, Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Average household size:
This place:

2.8 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

75.5%
Whole state:

70.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.1%
Whole state:

4.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.4%
Whole state:

8.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

2.8%
Whole state:

4.2%

People in group quarters in Maplewood in 2000:

  • 85 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Maplewood (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Maplewood Branch, Parker / Hilton Drive-Up Branch, Maplewood - Parker/Hilton Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Valley National Bank: Yorkwood Federal Branch at 740 Irvington Avenue, branch established on 1990/03/09; Depot Plaza Branch at Depot Plaza, 142 Maplewood Avenue, branch established on 1910/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $14,186.7 mil, Deposits: $9,715.7 mil, headquarters in Wayne, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 219 total offices, Holding Company: Valley National Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Maplewood Branch at 187 Maplewood Avenue, branch established on 1977/03/19. 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
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Maplewood Branch at 1886 Springfield Avenue, branch established on 2000/01/07. 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 Maplewood:

Marital status in Maplewood, NJ
  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 58.1%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

For population 25 years and over in Maplewood:

  • High school or higher: 91.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 50.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
New Jersey average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Maplewood:

(Maplewood, New Jersey Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Maplewood, NJ (based on Essex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic261,96665
Other61,85081
Mainline Protestant41,339171
Black Protestant38,68788
Evangelical Protestant34,666191
Orthodox6,18812
None339,273-
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: 305
Here:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 119
This county:

1.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Here:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 463
Here:

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.3%
New Jersey:

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

16.5%
New Jersey:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Maplewood:

52.9%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

52.0%
New Jersey:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Maplewood:

28.8
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Maplewood:

18.7%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Maplewood:

10.7%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.7%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Maplewood:

59.0%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Maplewood:

81.5%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Maplewood, NJ Residents

5.72% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($86,759 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,425 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.04%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hudson County, NJ  0.78% ($95,396 average AGI)
from Union County, NJ  0.65% ($49,843)
from Passaic County, NJ  0.41% ($75,079)


6.47% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($128,901 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,135 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.05%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Union County, NJ  0.90% ($84,799 average AGI)
to Hudson County, NJ  0.50% ($65,771)
to Morris County, NJ  0.45% ($108,449)
Businesses in Maplewood, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Nike2
Audi1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts1The Room Place1
FedEx5U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS3
Jones New York1YMCA1
MasterBrand Cabinets2

Strongest AM radio stations in Maplewood:

  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WNSW (1430 AM; 5 kW; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING INC)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WJDM (1530 AM; 10 kW; ELIZABETH, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP)
  • WNYC (820 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Maplewood:

  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WSOU (89.5 FM; SOUTH ORANGE, NJ; Owner: SETON HALL UNIVERSITY)
  • WFME (94.7 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WFMU (91.1 FM; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: AURICLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBGO (88.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: NEWARK PUBLIC RADIO 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Maplewood:

  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W54CZ (Channel 54; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Maplewood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 9.0mTotal length
  • $830,000Total costs
  • 34,390Total average daily traffic
  • 1,010Total average daily truck traffic
  • 41,265Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Maplewood, NJ)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • MAPLEWOOD, Orchard Rd And Springfield Ave. (Lat: 40.724528 Lon: -74.251528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.5 m, Call Sign: WNEW480,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6605.00 MHz, 6635.00 MHz, 6565.00 MHz, 6685.00 MHz, 10875.0 MHz, 11215.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/04/2018, Expiration Date: 02/01/2028, Registrant: New Jersey Transit, 180 Boyden Ave, Maplewood, NJ 07040, Phone: (973) 378-6579, Fax: (973) 206-6601, Email:
  • NY5300, 596 W South Orange Avenue (Lat: 40.745889 Lon: -74.278639), Type: Building, Structure height: 44.2 m, Call Sign: WQQG200,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/30/2012, Expiration Date: 11/30/2022, Cancellation Date: 04/25/2014, Certifier: Dan Menser, Registrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4840, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Maplewood)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: BALAZS THOMAS CX4 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 262TB , Serial Number: 371, Year manufactured: 2012, Airworthiness Date: 06/08/2012, Certificate Issue Date: 11/15/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas Balazs, 202 Jacoby St, Maplewood, NJ 07040
  • Aircraft: BEECH D55 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7750R , Serial Number: TE-673, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 01/13/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 11/27/2018
    Registrant (Non Citizen Corporation): Laureate Group Inc, 36 Durand Rd, Maplewood, NJ 07040
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 500 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 301 mph), Engine: P&W CANADA JT15D-1 (2200 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 300EC , Serial Number: 500-0339, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 10/29/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 02/12/1982
    Registrant (Individual): Jack Silberberg, 201 Wyoming Ave, Maplewood, NJ 07040
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/17/2018
  • Aircraft: CAMERON BALLOONS US V-90 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 4512U , Serial Number: 5886, Year manufactured: 1993, Airworthiness Date: 08/27/1993, Certificate Issue Date: 09/22/1993
    Registrant (Individual): John T Piper, 50 Tuscan Rd, Maplewood, NJ 07040
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/12/2017
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7102D , Serial Number: 22-4959, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 02/22/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 10/28/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Drew J Harteveld, 42 Kendal Ave, Maplewood, NJ 07040
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 09/18/2017

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED68$312,191162$388,179746$321,54221$175,0481$855,00017$239,7061$174,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$264,90033$350,15276$318,8826$80,1670$04$285,2500$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED15$337,73322$344,227266$307,30515$90,2670$010$216,8000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$327,54522$356,227160$321,4506$225,3330$09$267,1110$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$321,20012$427,83345$293,9112$55,0000$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0194.00 , 0195.00, 0196.00, 0197.00, 0198.00, 0199.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED31$347,1298$405,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$325,0002$256,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$353,5004$444,750
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$189,0001$261,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$399,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0194.00 , 0195.00, 0196.00, 0197.00, 0198.00, 0199.00

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 31
  • Hazardous Condition: 66
Fire incident types in Maplewood, NJ

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Maplewood, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Maplewood, NJ
  • 67.6%Utility gas
  • 27.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.2%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Maplewood, NJ
  • 53.3%Utility gas
  • 29.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 13.3%Electricity
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel


Maplewood compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above 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 significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Maplewood on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking railroad to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: extraction workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: lawyers (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: lawyers (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: librarians, curators, and archivists (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: data processing, libraries, and other information services (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: apparel, fabrics, and notions merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: media and communication equipment workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: rail and water transportation workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: broadcasting and telecommunications (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: broadcasting and telecommunications (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: data processing, libraries, and other information services (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: rail transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Guyana (population 500+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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