Rutherford, New Jersey

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Population in 2017: 18,782 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.7%
 
Males: 8,962  (47.7%)
Females: 9,820  (52.3%)
Median resident age:

41.1 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 07070.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $92,057 (it was $63,820 in 2000)
Rutherford:

$92,057
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $43,168 (it was $30,495 in 2000)

Rutherford borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $424,989 (it was $217,600 in 2000)
Rutherford:

$424,989
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $518,027; detached houses: $529,406; townhouses or other attached units: $553,778; in 2-unit structures: $496,476; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $882,814; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $310,267

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,424.

March 2019 cost of living index in Rutherford: 121.5 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.4%
(4.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.8% for Black residents, 9.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.3% for other race residents, 32.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Rutherford, NJ (2017)
    • 11,11259.0%White alone
    • 3,46318.4%Hispanic
    • 3,36117.8%Asian alone
    • 4022.1%Black alone
    • 3752.0%Two or more races
    • 500.3%Other race alone
    • 90.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.01%American Indian alone

Races in Rutherford 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 Rutherford, New Jersey as of February 18, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Rutherford is 6,218 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Rutherford 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)
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)
1
(5.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(16.0)
1
(5.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(33.1)
2
(11.1)
5
(28.1)
2
(11.4)
1
(5.8)
1
(5.7)
5
(27.6)
3
(16.4)
2
(10.9)
2
(10.8)
2
(10.8)
2
(10.7)
4
(21.3)
3
(16.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(44.1)
10
(55.6)
10
(56.2)
9
(51.5)
6
(34.5)
7
(40.0)
9
(49.7)
5
(27.4)
7
(38.3)
6
(32.5)
6
(32.4)
11
(58.8)
4
(21.3)
15
(80.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
50
(275.9)
47
(261.4)
41
(230.4)
29
(165.8)
39
(224.3)
73
(417.4)
54
(298.0)
76
(416.0)
58
(317.1)
33
(178.9)
39
(210.5)
29
(154.9)
23
(122.3)
22
(118.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
170
(938.0)
189
(1,051)
231
(1,298)
327
(1,870)
240
(1,381)
160
(914.8)
186
(1,026)
214
(1,171)
216
(1,181)
218
(1,182)
174
(939.4)
168
(897.6)
166
(882.8)
132
(709.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
30
(165.5)
27
(150.2)
24
(134.9)
27
(154.4)
19
(109.3)
14
(80.0)
28
(154.5)
14
(76.6)
11
(60.1)
8
(43.4)
16
(86.4)
7
(37.4)
17
(90.4)
10
(53.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(5.5)
1
(5.6)
3
(16.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(17.3)
1
(5.7)
4
(22.1)
5
(27.4)
1
(5.5)
4
(21.7)
8
(43.2)
1
(5.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)88.886.898.5112.588.381.992.592.585.273.073.364.774.566.2

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City-data.com crime index in Rutherford, NJ

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 42 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Italian (16.2%), Irish (9.1%), Polish (5.8%), American (3.3%), German (2.7%), Egyptian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1881

Elevation: 100 feet

Land area: 2.81 square miles.

Population density: 6,691 people per square mile   (high).

Rutherford, New Jersey map

4,839 residents are foreign born (9.5% Asia, 6.9% Latin America, 5.0% Europe).

This borough:

25.7%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $10,001 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $10,523 (2.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Passaic, NJ (2.2 miles , pop. 67,861).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (7.6 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (8.3 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities:

East Rutherford borough, NJ (0.8 miles ),
Lyndhurst, NJ (1.2 miles ),
Carlstadt borough, NJ (1.3 miles ),
Wallington borough, NJ (1.3 miles ),
Wood-Ridge borough, NJ (1.3 miles ),
Passaic, NJ (1.5 miles ),
Nutley, NJ (1.6 miles ),
Moonachie borough, NJ (1.7 miles )

Latitude: 40.83 N, Longitude: 74.11 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,997 (-15.9%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 1,448 (14.6%)

Area codes: 201, 551

Distribution of median household income in Rutherford, NJ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Rutherford, NJ in 2017
Rutherford satellite photo by USGS

Rutherford tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
New Jersey:

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

Population change in the 1990s: +363 (+2.0%).
Most common industries in Rutherford, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.8%)
  • Health care (6.1%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Construction (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.6%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.2%)
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.9%)
  • Public administration (3.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (2.8%)
Most common occupations in Rutherford, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Computer specialists (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (7.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.6%)
  • Registered nurses (3.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.1%)

Average climate in Rutherford, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Rutherford, 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 99.8. This is worse than average.

City:

99.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.309. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.309
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 17.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.1
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.443. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.443
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.2
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 7.4 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 8.12. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.12
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Rutherford-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 37% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.5 miles away from the Rutherford borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 31.9 miles away from the borough center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rutherford-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 88% 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 216.4 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 106.9 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 253.8 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 105.5 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 233.6 miles away from Rutherford center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 225.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bergen County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 10

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

Main business address for: AXS ONE INC (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE).

Hospitals and medical centers near Rutherford:

  • NEW YORK CITY CHAPTER NYS ARC, INC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; OZONE PARK, NY)
  • HEARTSHARE HUMAN SERVICES (Hospital, about 3 miles away; MASPETH, NY)
  • GENERAL HOSPITAL CENTER AT PASSAIC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; PASSAIC, NJ)
  • PBI REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 3 miles away; PASSAIC, NJ)
  • ST MARY'S HOSPITAL, PASSAIC Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; PASSAIC, NJ)
  • JEFFERSON HOUSE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PASSAIC, NJ)
  • HAMILTON PLAZA NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PASSAIC, NJ)

Amtrak stations near Rutherford:

  • 8 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.
  • 9 miles: NEW YORK (PENN STA) (NEW YORK, 7TH AVE. & W. 32ND ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rutherford:

  • Jersey College (about 4 miles; Teterboro, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 2,073)
  • Montclair State University (about 6 miles; Montclair, NJ; FT enrollment: 16,277)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus (about 7 miles; Teaneck, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,349)
  • Berkeley College-Woodland Park (about 7 miles; Woodland Park, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,938)
  • Passaic County Community College (about 7 miles; Paterson, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,351)
  • Rutgers University-Newark (about 7 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,869)
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology (about 7 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,212)

Public high school in Rutherford:

Private high school in Rutherford:

  • ST MARY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 323, Location: 64 CHESTNUT ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Rutherford:

  • PIERREPONT SCHOOL (Students: 489, Location: 70 E PIERREPONT AVE, Grades: 4-8)
  • UNION SCHOOL (Students: 471, Location: 359 UNION AVE, Grades: 4-8)
  • WASHINGTON SCHOOL (Students: 322, Location: 89 WOOD ST, Grades: 1-3)
  • LINCOLN SCHOOL (Location: 414 MONTROSS AVENUE, Grades: KG-3)

Private elementary/middle school in Rutherford:

  • THE ACADEMY AT SAINT MARY (Students: 278, Location: 72 CHESTNUT ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Rutherford

Library in Rutherford:

  • RUTHERFORD FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,477,437; Location: 150 PARK AVENUE; 93,707 books; 4,261 audio materials; 5,236 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 177 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Rutherford: Rutherford Free Public Library (A), Rutherford First - Aid Ambulance Corps (B), Rutherford Fire Department West End Firehouse (C), Rutherford Fire Department Ames Avenue Station (D), Rutherford Fire Department Engine Company 2 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Rutherford: AXS ONE INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Rutherford include: Beth-El Synagogue (A), Church of Our Father (B), First Church of Christ Scientist (C), First Presbyterian Church (D), Gospel Chapel (E), Grace Episcopal Church (F), Mount Ararat Baptist Church (G), Rutherford Baptist Church (H), Rutherford Congregational Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Berrys Creek (A), Fish Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Rutherford include: Lincoln Park (1), Rutherford Park (2), Tamblyn Field (3), Rutherford Memorial Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Meadowlands Museum (91 Crane Avenue), Angelo's Express Limousine (2 Lynn Court).

Hotel: Extended Stayamerica (750 Edwin L Ward Sr Memo).

Birthplace of: Crowbar (wrestler) - Professional wrestler, William Carlos Williams - (1883-1963), Stan Walters - Professional football player, Frank Herrmann - Major League Baseball pitcher, John Marin - Artist, Louis Frey, Jr. - Member of the House of Representatives, Rodney Leinhardt - Professional wrestler, Daniel Van Winkle - Real estate developer, E. J. Barthel - Football player, William Labov - (born 1927), linguist.

Bergen 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:

2.6 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

67.1%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

4.7%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Rutherford in 2010:

  • 256 people in college/university student housing
  • 29 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 15 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Rutherford in 2000:

  • 213 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 60 people in other group homes
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 11 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Rutherford (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Rutherford Trust Branch at 8 Park Avenue, branch established on 1956/12/20; Rutherford Drive-Up Branch at 8 Ames Ave, branch established on 2011/05/31. 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
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: The West End Branch at 360 Union Avenue, branch established on 1969/06/14; Rutherford Branch at 24 Park Avenue, branch established on 1994/08/08. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Boiling Springs Savings Bank: 280 Union Ave Branch at 280 Union Ave, branch established on 1939/04/10; at 25 Orient Way, branch established on 1939/04/10. Info updated 2010/06/03: Bank assets: $1,356.4 mil, Deposits: $1,126.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Boiling Springs, Mhc
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Rutherford Branch at 5 Sylvan Avenue, branch established on 1979/02/24. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Capital One, National Association: Rutherford Center Branch at 74 Park Avenue, branch established on 2002/12/31. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Kearny Federal Savings Bank: Rutherford Branch at 252 Park Ave, branch established on 1884/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $2,851.0 mil, Deposits: $2,123.4 mil, headquarters in Kearny, NJ, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 41 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Rutherford:

Marital status in Rutherford, NJ
  • Never married: 31.2%
  • Now married: 54.4%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

For population 25 years and over in Rutherford:

  • High school or higher: 95.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 52.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
New Jersey average:

12.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rutherford, NJ (based on Bergen County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic430,00780
Other53,728120
Mainline Protestant45,613210
Evangelical Protestant33,419234
Orthodox14,37320
Black Protestant6,28617
None321,690-
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: 258
Bergen County:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Bergen County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 134
Bergen County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 95
Here:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 718
Bergen County:

8.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bergen County:

19.6%
State:

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

17.9%
New Jersey:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Rutherford:

53.9%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

52.5%
New Jersey:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.9
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Rutherford:

18.8%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Rutherford:

10.6%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Rutherford:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.8%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
Rutherford:

59.8%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Rutherford:

80.6%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rutherford, NJ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 45$426,228$113,6610$0
Firefighters 24$203,773$101,8870$0
Solid Waste Management 20$96,080$57,6481$281
Police - Other 9$37,907$50,54325$21,541
Local Libraries 6$23,143$46,2865$2,060
Financial Administration 5$27,779$66,6701$4,840
Other Government Administration 5$36,086$86,60611$9,779
Judicial and Legal 4$25,256$75,76812$13,805
Welfare 3$11,924$47,6960$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$5,415$32,4902$2,471
Health 2$8,526$51,1562$2,052
Fire - Other 1$3,342$40,1040$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$2,487
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 126$905,459$86,23461$59,316

Rutherford government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,367,000 ($72.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $648,000 ($34.50)
    Regular Highways: $168,000 ($8.94)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $10,075,000 ($536.42)
    Police Protection: $5,655,000 ($301.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,661,000 ($88.44)
    Regular Highways: $1,538,000 ($81.89)
    Libraries: $1,043,000 ($55.53)
    Local Fire Protection: $669,000 ($35.62)
    Financial Administration: $592,000 ($31.52)
    General Public Buildings: $587,000 ($31.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $566,000 ($30.14)
    Central Staff Services: $517,000 ($27.53)
    Health - Other: $499,000 ($26.57)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $369,000 ($19.65)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $300,000 ($15.97)
    Public Welfare - Other: $85,000 ($4.53)
    Sewerage: $46,000 ($2.45)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $404,000 ($21.51)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $1,675,000 ($89.18)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,993,000 ($532.05)

Rutherford government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parking Facilities: $218,000 ($11.61)
    Other: $206,000 ($10.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $65,000 ($3.46)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $63,000 ($3.35)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,000 ($0.16)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $470,000 ($25.02)
    Rents: $188,000 ($10.01)
    General Revenue - Other: $182,000 ($9.69)
    Interest Earnings: $109,000 ($5.80)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,385,000 ($73.74)
    Highways: $149,000 ($7.93)
    Other: $91,000 ($4.85)
    Health and Hospitals: $18,000 ($0.96)
  • Tax - Property: $25,631,000 ($1364.66)
    Other License: $827,000 ($44.03)
    Other Selective Sales: $303,000 ($16.13)
    Public Utilities Sales: $250,000 ($13.31)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $20,000 ($1.06)

Rutherford government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,520,000 ($453.63)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,117,000 ($378.93)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,403,000 ($74.70)

Rutherford government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,747,000 ($146.26)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,218,000 ($437.55)

5.02% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($94,087 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.02%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,156 average AGI)
Bergen County:

0.05%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hudson County, NJ  0.90% ($103,054 average AGI)
from Passaic County, NJ  0.66% ($58,806)
from New York County, NY  0.41% ($141,148)


5.65% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($90,610 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,250 average AGI)
Bergen County:

0.10%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Passaic County, NJ  0.68% ($68,784 average AGI)
to Hudson County, NJ  0.57% ($68,313)
to New York County, NY  0.36% ($157,569)
Businesses in Rutherford, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Jones New York1
Arby's1Marriott1
Burger King1New Balance1
Dairy Queen1Popeyes1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts2SAS Shoes1
Extended Stay America1Subway1
FedEx3True Value1
Ford1UPS5
H&R Block1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Rutherford:

  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WWRU (1660 AM; 10 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP.)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)
  • WKDM (1380 AM; 5 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYC (820 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT (930 AM; 5 kW; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rutherford:

  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP 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.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WMSC (90.3 FM; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Rutherford:

  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, 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.)
  • 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)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, 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)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Rutherford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 213ft / 65.2mTotal length
  • $18,342,000Total costs
  • 1,423,110Total average daily traffic
  • 120,252Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Rutherford, NJ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41940-1949
  • 171970-1979
  • 32000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Rutherford, NJ

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Rutherford)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Rutherford, NJ)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rutherford)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: DIAMOND AIRCRAFT IND INC DA 40 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 43SE , Serial Number: 40.313, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 08/06/2003, Certificate Issue Date: 06/03/2014
    Registrant (LLC): Air Zamunda LLC, 16 Winslow Pl, Rutherford, NJ 07070
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20R (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-G (280 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 63TJ , Serial Number: 29-0253, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 07/12/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 05/10/2017
    Registrant (LLC): Air & Sea Travel Fantasies LLC, 357 Carmita Ave, Rutherford, NJ 07070
  • Aircraft: DJI PHANTOM 2 VISION + (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 645ZS , Serial Number: PH645220123, Certificate Issue Date: 03/29/2016
    Registrant (Corporation): Si Raphael Limited Inc Dba, 301 State Rt 17 Ste 401, Rutherford, NJ 07070
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER A&C (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 201MT , Serial Number: 24-1584, Year manufactured: 1986, Airworthiness Date: 09/13/1994, Certificate Issue Date: 01/20/2015
    Registrant (Corporation): Air & Sea Travel Fantasies LLC, 357 Carmita Ave, Rutherford, NJ 07070
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 06/08/2018

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 ORIGINATED29$332,517103$301,718409$286,65525$149,4001$2,250,00016$239,625
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$014$270,92932$253,1563$230,0000$03$269,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$263,14324$283,667170$312,38213$118,9230$010$212,200
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$367,00018$288,77884$323,6078$198,8751$850,0004$374,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$252,0008$306,37529$361,4143$171,6670$01$285,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0511.00 , 0512.00, 0513.00, 0514.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$311,1884$335,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$444,5003$298,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$274,2501$360,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$300,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0511.00 , 0512.00, 0513.00, 0514.00

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
  • Hazardous Condition: 5
Fire incident types in Rutherford, NJ

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rutherford, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rutherford, NJ
  • 83.3%Utility gas
  • 11.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.8%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rutherford, NJ
  • 82.3%Utility gas
  • 7.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.0%Electricity
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%No fuel used
  • 1.3%Other fuel


Rutherford compared to New Jersey state average:

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

Rutherford on our top lists:

  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Africa, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
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