Introduction to Lincoln Park, New Jersey

Lincoln Park, New Jersey, in Morris county, is 1 mile W of Wayne, New Jersey and 14 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey. The people of the town are in the Newark metropolitan area. Lincoln Park has a population of 10,930.

Lincoln Park History

Lincoln Park was formed on land taken from Pequannock Township. It was officially incorporated as a borough for the first time in March of 1922. It was incorporated again in February 1925. The name of the borough was kept in the honor of President Abraham Lincoln.

Lincoln Park and nearby Attractions

  • West Essex Park
  • Silas Condict Park
  • Meadows Golf Club
  • American Labor Museum
  • Paterson Museum
  • Deer Run Golf Club

Things To Do In Lincoln Park

There are a few excellent golf courses around Lincoln Park. The nearby parks and rivers are excellent spots for relaxation and recreation.

Lincoln Park Transportation

Air transportation is available from Newark International Airport.

Lincoln Park Higher Education

William Paterson University, Montclair State University, Passaic County Community College and Ramapo College are some of the nearest institutions of higher education.


Total Population 10,515
Male Share of the Population 51.4%
Female Share of the Population 48.6%
Senior Citizens 16.2%
Employed Population 16+ 5,463
Age of the Population 46


% of people married 50.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 35.9%
Median Earnings25+ $48,875
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $41,538
Median Earnings With High School Degree $40,809


Median Family Income $91,289
% Above Poverty Level 95.7%
% Below Poverty Level 4.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation 2.8%


People Living Alone 24.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,521
Median House Value $339,000


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.6%
US/American 0.2%
English 6.5%
Irish 21.1%

Lincoln Park Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 1 miles W of Wayne, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 14 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey
County Morris
Standard Zip Codes 07035
Phone Area Codes 973
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.924
Longitude -74.302

Lincoln Park Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 4.6 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
Distance 6.4 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
Distance 9.6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 36 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 64 F
Annual Precip 52.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Montville 21,730 $129,801
North Caldwell 6,407 $202,213
Pequannock 15,577 $114,756
Riverdale 3,906 $103,485
Totowa 10,872 $101,290
Wayne 55,003 $123,314

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