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Overview

Introduction to Cedar Grove, New Jersey

Cedar Grove, New Jersey, in Essex county, is 3 miles W of Clifton, New Jersey and 8 miles N of Newark, New Jersey. The people of the town are in the Newark metropolitan area. Cedar Grove has a population of 12,300.

Cedar Grove History

Cedar Grove was initially a part of the Horseneck Tract. The Lenni Lenape Native Americans were the original inhabitants. On February 7, 1892, it was incorporated as the Township of Verona. On April 9, 1908, it was reincorporated as the township of Cedar Grove.

Cedar Grove and nearby Attractions

  • Hilltop Reservation
  • Hamilton House Museum
  • Edgemont Memorial Park
  • Eagle Rock Reservation
  • Montclair Art Museum
  • Edison National Historic Site

Things To Do In Cedar Grove

Cedar Grove includes two county parks, which offers several scenic landscapes. The parks and the other recreational areas of Cedar Grove offer baseball fields, softball fields, tennis courts and children's playgrounds.

Cedar Grove Transportation

International air transportation is available from Newark Liberty International Airport.

Cedar Grove Higher Education

Opportunities for higher education are provided by Montclair State University, William Paterson University Of New Jersey, Seton Hall University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Passaic County Community College and several other colleges.

People

Total Population 12,499
Male Share of the Population 43.9%
Female Share of the Population 56.1%
Senior Citizens 24.1%
Employed Population 16+ 5,940
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 53.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 47.6%
Median Earnings25+ $62,438
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $61,827
Median Earnings With High School Degree $37,394

Wealth

Median Family Income $125,051
% Above Poverty Level 95.4%
% Below Poverty Level 4.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation 7.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 21.4%
Median Gross Rent $1,414
Median House Value $446,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.7%
US/American 0.1%
English 3.9%
Irish 17.5%

Cedar Grove Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 3 miles W of Clifton, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 8 miles N of Newark, New Jersey
County Essex
Standard Zip Codes 07009
Phone Area Codes 973
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.851
Longitude -74.229

Cedar Grove Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LITTLE FALLS
Distance 2.2 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 51.5 inches
Station ESSEX FELLS SERV BLDG
Distance 3.1 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 51.9 inches
Station NEWARK INTL AP
Distance 9.9 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 38 F
Apr Temp 44 to 61 F
Jul Temp 69 to 85 F
Oct Temp 48 to 65 F
Annual Precip 46.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Cedar Grove, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Overbrook (07009)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Caldwell 7,864 $97,228
Little Falls 14,510 $89,835
Montclair 37,934 $132,440
North Caldwell 6,407 $202,213
Verona 13,508 $136,739

Cedar Grove Public Libraries

Library
Cedar Grove Free Public Library
ONE MUNICIPAL PLAZA
Cedar Grove, New Jersey
(973) 239-1447

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Cedar Grove High Schools

CEDAR GROVE HIGH
RUGBY RD
973-239-6400
Serves 390 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.7

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