West New York, New Jersey

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Population in 2017: 54,227 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +18.5%
 
Males: 26,894  (49.6%)
Females: 27,333  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

35.5 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 07093.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $53,299 (it was $31,980 in 2000)
West New York:

$53,299
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $30,060 (it was $16,719 in 2000)

West New York town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $391,956 (it was $168,900 in 2000)
West New York:

$391,956
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $398,433; detached houses: $350,710; townhouses or other attached units: $733,229; in 2-unit structures: $348,561; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $619,891; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $359,384

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,276.

March 2019 cost of living index in West New York: 127.5 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.9%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.0% for Black residents, 24.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.3% for American Indian residents, 66.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 28.7% for other race residents, 21.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in West New York, NJ (2017)
    • 42,37178.1%Hispanic
    • 6,61112.2%White alone
    • 3,4406.3%Asian alone
    • 1,0662.0%Black alone
    • 3870.7%Two or more races
    • 2450.5%Other race alone
    • 520.10%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 470.09%American Indian alone

Races in West New York detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 21 registered sex offenders living in West New York, New Jersey as of February 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in West New York is 2,531 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in West New York by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(6.5)
3
(6.4)
4
(8.7)
3
(6.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(6.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(3.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(5.6)
2
(3.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
8
(17.3)
5
(10.7)
4
(8.7)
3
(6.5)
3
(6.4)
5
(10.7)
1
(2.0)
8
(15.8)
12
(23.0)
4
(7.6)
7
(13.2)
12
(22.3)
8
(14.8)
7
(12.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
89
(192.1)
85
(182.0)
97
(210.0)
94
(203.1)
91
(195.6)
79
(168.4)
92
(184.5)
93
(184.1)
58
(111.3)
64
(121.2)
46
(86.5)
46
(85.5)
39
(72.0)
61
(112.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
68
(146.8)
93
(199.1)
92
(199.2)
81
(175.0)
86
(184.8)
84
(179.1)
92
(184.5)
95
(188.1)
89
(170.8)
85
(161.0)
79
(148.5)
71
(131.9)
61
(112.6)
69
(127.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
227
(489.9)
215
(460.4)
192
(415.6)
241
(520.7)
178
(382.6)
203
(432.8)
215
(431.1)
195
(386.1)
135
(259.1)
120
(227.3)
121
(227.4)
106
(197.0)
87
(160.6)
92
(170.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
508
(1,096)
464
(993.5)
543
(1,176)
511
(1,104)
442
(950.0)
448
(955.1)
322
(645.6)
487
(964.2)
344
(660.2)
405
(767.2)
472
(887.1)
401
(745.2)
409
(755.2)
449
(830.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
126
(272.0)
156
(334.0)
102
(220.8)
131
(283.0)
95
(204.2)
85
(181.2)
66
(132.3)
51
(101.0)
39
(74.9)
39
(73.9)
37
(69.5)
42
(78.0)
29
(53.5)
26
(48.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.1)
4
(8.7)
4
(8.6)
5
(10.7)
7
(14.9)
5
(10.0)
3
(5.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(3.8)
4
(7.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(3.7)
1
(1.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)213.7214.5220.9217.3181.9190.7160.4179.2144.2127.1134.4127.1101.7122.3

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 West New York, NJ

Crime rate in West New York detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 125 (114 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Italian (2.0%), American (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 185 feet

Land area: 1.02 square miles.

Population density: 53,311 people per square mile   (very high).

West New York, New Jersey map

32,914 residents are foreign born (52.4% Latin America).

This town:

60.7%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $8,741 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $8,299 (2.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union City, NJ (1.7 miles , pop. 67,088).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Manhattan, NY (2.4 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities:

Guttenberg, NJ (0.7 miles ),
Union City, NJ (1.3 miles ),
Fairview borough, NJ (1.4 miles ),
Manhattan borough, NY (1.6 miles ),
Secaucus, NJ (1.6 miles ),
Cliffside Park borough, NJ (1.6 miles ),
Ridgefield borough, NJ (1.8 miles ),
Hoboken, NJ (1.8 miles )

Latitude: 40.79 N, Longitude: 74.01 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -17,670 (-32.6%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 3,578 (12.7%)

Distribution of median household income in West New York, NJ in 2017
Distribution of house value in West New York, NJ in 2017
West New York satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $45,700
  • 1998: 357 buildings, average cost: $37,400
  • 1999: 32 buildings, average cost: $108,700
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $41,900
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $163,600
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
Number of permits per 10,000 West New York, NJ residents
Average permit cost in West New York, NJ
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in West New York, NJ
Historical housing units in West New York, NJ

Population change in the 1990s: +7,057 (+18.2%).
Most common industries in West New York, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
  • Construction (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.0%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.9%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Apparel (4.6%)
Most common occupations in West New York, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.2%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.1%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)

Average climate in West New York, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

West New York, 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 94.0. This is worse than average.

City:

94.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.294. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.294
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 17.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.4
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.498. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.498
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 26.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.05. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.05
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

West New York-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New Jersey state average. It is 40% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.5 miles away from the West New York town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 37.2 miles away from the town center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West New York-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 219.5 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 111.0 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 256.3 miles away from West New York 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 109.5 miles away from West New York 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 227.8 miles away from West New York center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 224.7 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 Hudson County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 10

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

Main business address for: JACLYN INC (LEATHER & LEATHER PRODUCTS).

Hospitals and medical centers near West New York:

  • PALISADE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; GUTTENBERG, NJ)
  • PALISADES MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 1 miles away; NORTH BERGEN, NJ)
  • HARBORAGE (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; NORTH BERGEN, NJ)
  • HUDSON VIEW CARE AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; NORTH BERGEN, NJ)
  • FMC UNION HILL (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; UNION CITY, NJ)
  • ELMHURST HOSPITAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; ELMHURST, NY)
  • CITY HOSP AT ELMHURST (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ELMHURST, NY)

Amtrak stations near West New York:

  • 3 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.
  • 8 miles: LA GUARDIA AIRPORT (QUEENS, ) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar and vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand.
  • 9 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.

College/University in West New York:

  • Robert Fiance Beauty Schools-West New York (Full-time enrollment: 183; Location: 5518 Bergenline Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.robertfiance.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West New York:

  • CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice (about 2 miles; New York, NY; Full-time enrollment: 12,091)
  • Technical Career Institutes (about 3 miles; New York, NY; FT enrollment: 4,338)
  • CUNY Hunter College (about 3 miles; New York, NY; FT enrollment: 18,428)
  • Barnard College (about 3 miles; New York, NY; FT enrollment: 2,425)
  • Berkeley College-New York (about 3 miles; New York, NY; FT enrollment: 5,189)
  • Fashion Institute of Technology (about 3 miles; New York, NY; FT enrollment: 9,111)
  • Columbia University in the City of New York (about 4 miles; New York, NY; FT enrollment: 23,396)

Public high school in West New York:

  • MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 5501 PARK AVE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in West New York:

  • WEST NEW YORK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 827, Location: 201 57TH ST, Grades: 7-8)
  • HARRY L BAIN (Students: 642, Location: 5400 BROADWAY, Grades: PK-6)
  • PUBLIC SCHOOL NUMBER ONE (Location: 6129 MADISON ST, Grades: PK-6)
  • PUBLIC SCHOOL NUMBER TWO (Location: 5200 BROADWAY, Grades: PK-6)
  • ROBERT MENENDEZ ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 600 55TH ST, Grades: PK-6)
  • ALBIO SIRES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 6300 PALISADE AVE, Grades: PK-6)
  • PUBLIC SCHOOL NUMBER FIVE (Location: 5401 HUDSON AVE, Grades: PK-6)

Private elementary/middle school in West New York:

  • ST JOSEPH OF THE PALISADES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 198, Location: 6408 PALISADE AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in West New York

Library in West New York:

  • WEST NEW YORK FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $819,893; Location: 425 60TH STREET; 67,705 books; 552 audio materials; 1,302 video materials; 22 state licensed databases; 124 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in West New York: West New York Public Library (A), West New York Volunteer Emergency Medical Services (B), North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue Squad 1 / Battalion 2 (C), North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue Squad 10 (D), North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue Engine 11 (E), North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue Ladder 4 (F), North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue Squad 7 Headquarters (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in West New York: JACLYN INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in West New York include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A), Church of the Lord Jesus Christ (B), Evangelical Pentecostal Church (C), Gethsemane Baptist Church (D), Iglesia Adventista Del Septimo (E), Nazareth Baptist Church (F), Our Lady of Liberia Church (G), Pentecostal Church of Jesus (H), Saint John's Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in West New York include: Columbus Park (1), Miller Stadium (2), Saint Mary's Park (3), Memorial Park (4), Donnelly Memorial Park (5), Veteran's Memorial Park (6), Washington Park (7), Miller Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Access to New York City (Tours & Charters; 328-57th Street).

Birthplace of: Dick Seay - Baseball player, Frank Tabacchi - Baseball umpire, Harry Otis - Baseball player, Vito Valentinetti - Baseball player.

Hudson 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 town:

2.6 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

62.5%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.9%
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: 0.6% of all households
14 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in West New York in 2000:

  • 15 people in religious group quarters
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with most branches in West New York (2011 data):

  • The Provident Bank: 55th Street Branch, 60th Street Branch, 62 Nd Street Branch. Info updated 2010/07/27: Bank assets: $7,097.5 mil, Deposits: $5,186.9 mil, headquarters in Jersey City, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 83 total offices, Holding Company: Provident Financial Services, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: West New York Branch at 6050 Bergenline Avenue, branch established on 1944/12/18. 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
  • Banco Popular North America: Bergenline Branch at 53-10 Bergen Line Avenue, branch established on 1996/06/30. Info updated 2012/01/27: Bank assets: $8,605.3 mil, Deposits: $6,167.7 mil, headquarters in New York, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 97 total offices, Holding Company: Popular, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Port Imperial Branch at 45 Riverwalk Place, branch established on 2007/03/05. 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
  • North Jersey Community Bank: West New York Branch at 5914 Park Avenue, branch established on 2009/02/20. Info updated 2010/05/13: Bank assets: $729.5 mil, Deposits: $609.5 mil, headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: North Jersey Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • Valley National Bank: West New York Branch at 5712 Bergenline Avenue, branch established on 1998/12/29. 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
  • Capital One, National Association: West New York Branch at 5913 Bergenline Avenue, branch established on 1937/01/12. 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
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: West New York - Bergenline Branch at 4921 Bergenline Avenue, branch established on 2005/06/27. 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.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: West New York Branch at 150 60th Street, branch established on 1971/06/05. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

For population 15 years and over in West New York:

Marital status in West New York, NJ
  • Never married: 39.3%
  • Now married: 42.1%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

For population 25 years and over in West New York:

  • High school or higher: 72.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

18.9
New Jersey average:

12.4

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

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Religion statistics for West New York, NJ (based on Hudson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic280,93053
Other38,32263
Evangelical Protestant19,890133
Mainline Protestant12,85393
Black Protestant12,30826
Orthodox6,31812
None263,645-
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: 257
Here:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 120
Here:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Hudson County:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 369
Hudson County:

6.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Hudson County:

22.8%
State:

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

23.7%
New Jersey:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
West New York:

48.5%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
West New York:

49.3%
New Jersey:

47.4%

Average BMI:
West New York:

28.4
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
West New York:

19.8%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
West New York:

10.5%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
West New York:

6.8
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.4%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

55.5%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.7%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of West New York, NJ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 917$6,255,148$81,856110$148,844
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 218$852,088$46,90459$32,826
Police Protection - Officers 101$948,313$112,6710$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 51$175,671$41,3343$3,352
Solid Waste Management 42$186,009$53,14512$21,892
Other and Unallocable 28$96,402$41,3159$9,023
Other Government Administration 22$84,703$46,2023$4,407
Financial Administration 18$97,887$65,2581$1,102
Parks and Recreation 17$52,406$36,99265$45,202
Judicial and Legal 16$64,881$48,6612$3,606
Local Libraries 9$29,535$39,3800$0
Health 6$30,343$60,6860$0
Fire - Other 6$19,574$39,14828$55,246
Streets and Highways 5$23,459$56,3020$0
Police - Other 4$10,756$32,26851$61,339
Welfare 3$9,778$39,1120$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 1,463$8,936,953$73,304343$386,839

West New York government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,275,000 ($97.28)
    Housing and Community Development: $637,000 ($11.75)
    Regular Highways: $406,000 ($7.49)
    General - Other: $208,000 ($3.84)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $133,768,000 ($2466.82)
    General - Other: $22,534,000 ($415.55)
    Police Protection: $13,684,000 ($252.35)
    Housing and Community Development: $9,873,000 ($182.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,362,000 ($62.00)
    Regular Highways: $2,699,000 ($49.77)
    Financial Administration: $1,904,000 ($35.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,903,000 ($35.09)
    Health - Other: $1,587,000 ($29.27)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,582,000 ($29.17)
    Parking Facilities: $1,567,000 ($28.90)
    Central Staff Services: $1,119,000 ($20.64)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $851,000 ($15.69)
    Libraries: $544,000 ($10.03)
    General Public Buildings: $409,000 ($7.54)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,709,000 ($31.52)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $13,574,000 ($250.32)
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,512,000 ($83.21)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $198,000 ($3.65)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $130,000 ($2.40)
    Parking Facilities: $11,000 ($0.20)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $78,043,000 ($1439.19)

West New York government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Housing and Community Development: $3,673,000 ($67.73)
    Parking Facilities: $2,003,000 ($36.94)
    Other: $594,000 ($10.95)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $268,000 ($4.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $147,000 ($2.71)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $7,053,000 ($130.06)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $126,000 ($2.32)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $21,310,000 ($392.98)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,711,000 ($49.99)
    Interest Earnings: $21,000 ($0.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $123,105,000 ($2270.18)
    General Local Government Support: $6,810,000 ($125.58)
    Health and Hospitals: $138,000 ($2.54)
    Other: $134,000 ($2.47)
  • Tax - Property: $37,671,000 ($694.69)
    Other License: $1,167,000 ($21.52)
    Public Utilities Sales: $449,000 ($8.28)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $107,000 ($1.97)

West New York government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,683,000 ($805.56)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,958,000 ($718.42)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,732,000 ($50.38)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,000 ($0.15)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $11,776,000 ($217.16)
    Beginning: $5,212,000 ($96.11)

West New York government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,947,000 ($91.23)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,944,000 ($459.99)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $710,000 ($13.09)

8.11% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($88,457 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.11%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,532 average AGI)
Hudson County:

0.12%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from New York County, NY  1.12% ($161,976 average AGI)
from Bergen County, NJ  0.80% ($68,313)
from Essex County, NJ  0.55% ($65,771)


9.05% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($99,399 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.05%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,887 average AGI)
Hudson County:

0.14%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bergen County, NJ  1.23% ($103,054 average AGI)
to Essex County, NJ  0.84% ($95,396)
to New York County, NY  0.66% ($145,743)
Businesses in West New York, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1H&R Block2
AT&T2Honda1
AutoZone1KFC1
Baskin-Robbins2McDonald's2
Ben & Jerry's1Nike3
Blockbuster1Payless1
Burger King1Popeyes1
CVS1RadioShack1
DHL2Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts2Starbucks1
FedEx2Taco Bell1
Foot Locker1UPS5
GNC1Walgreens1
GameStop1

Strongest AM radio stations in West New York:

  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WWRU (1660 AM; 10 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYC (820 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)

Strongest FM radio stations in West New York:

  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 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.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • 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.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • W276AQ (103.1 FM; FORT LEE, NJ; Owner: GERARD A. TURRO)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)

TV broadcast stations around West New York:

  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of West New York fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in West New York)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in West New York, NJ)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in West New York)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 310G (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8993Z , Serial Number: 310G0093, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 06/13/1962
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 5410 Adams St, West New York, NJ 07093

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 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 ORIGINATED47$319,468115$293,800271$328,41310$109,40021$5,574,81035$292,5140$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$358,75012$282,91729$307,3793$180,6672$900,0005$220,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED25$314,20044$305,455242$317,38439$29,05112$1,116,58338$249,3951$100,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN27$263,55618$264,38991$294,1653$110,0002$450,00011$201,9090$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$387,7507$325,71438$265,4743$362,6671$350,0005$208,4000$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 9 tracts in West New York, NJ

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$261,0773$230,6671$86,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$303,3332$373,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$302,7507$382,8570$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$201,6670$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$400,0000$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in West New York, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in West New York, NJ - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 112
  • Hazardous Condition: 168
Fire incident types in West New York, NJ

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for West New York, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in West New York, NJ
  • 73.9%Utility gas
  • 13.6%Electricity
  • 7.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in West New York, NJ
  • 70.8%Utility gas
  • 19.5%Electricity
  • 5.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Coal or coke


West New York compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above 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.

West New York on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest housing density (population 2,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of foreign-born residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least cars per house, population 50,000+"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Dominican Republic (population 500+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a bus, a trolley bus, a streetcar, or a trolley car to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest differences between daily high and daily low temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of one, detached housing units in structures (2,000+ housing units)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 50,000+"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other services, except public administration (population 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: other services, except public administration (population 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest cost per building permit (population 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of thefts per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: administrative and support and waste management services (population 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ecuador (population 500+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people driving a car to work alone (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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