Introduction to Nutley, New Jersey

Nutley, New Jersey, in Essex county, is 2 miles S of Clifton, New Jersey and 6 miles N of Newark, New Jersey. The town is located in the Newark metropolitan area. Nutley has a population of 27,362.

Nutley History

Originally, Nutley was known as the Franklin Township and was incorporated on February 18, 1874. At that time, it was a part of the Belleville Township. On March 5, 1902, it was reincorporated as a town and was renamed Nutley, after the estate of the Satterthwaite family.

Nutley and nearby Attractions

  • Edgemont Memorial Park
  • Brookdale Park
  • Grover Cleveland Birthplace
  • Montclair Art Museum
  • Nutley Museum
  • Lambert Castle Museum

Things To Do In Nutley

While staying at Nutley, you can enjoy a day trip at the Nutley Museum. The local parks and playgrounds offer a number of recreational activities.

Nutley Transportation

International and domestic flights are available from Newark International Airport.

Nutley Higher Education

Montclair State University offers facilities for higher education.


Total Population 28,551
Male Share of the Population 46.9%
Female Share of the Population 53.1%
Senior Citizens 16.1%
Employed Population 16+ 14,528
Age of the Population 43


% of people married 51.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 44.1%
Median Earnings25+ $57,762
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $25,047
Median Earnings With High School Degree $42,348


Median Family Income $104,727
% Above Poverty Level 94.4%
% Below Poverty Level 5.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.1%
% Using Public Transportation 11.1%


People Living Alone 30.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,276
Median House Value $361,600


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.2%
US/American 0.7%
English 3.9%
Irish 15.8%

Nutley Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 2 miles S of Clifton, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 6 miles N of Newark, New Jersey
County Essex
Standard Zip Codes 07110
Phone Area Codes 973
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.822
Longitude -74.16

Nutley Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 5.7 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 6.5 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 7.3 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Belleville 36,201 $78,226
Bloomfield 47,616 $84,746
Clifton 85,138 $80,749
Glen Ridge 7,606 $200,216
Lyndhurst 21,207 $85,636
Montclair 37,934 $132,440

Nutley Public Libraries

Nutley Free Public Library
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(973) 667-0405
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Student/teacher ratio: 15.9

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