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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 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 offer several scenic landscapes. The parks and the other recreational areas of Cedar Grove feature 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.

Demographics

People

Total Population12,545
Male Share of the Population44.7%
Female Share of the Population55.3%
Senior Citizens25.6%
Employed Population 16+6,024
Age of the Population48

Families

% of people married56.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher47.7%
Median Earnings25+$67,649
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$62,353
Median Earnings With High School Degree$45,729

Wealth

Median Family Income$133,704
% Above Poverty Level96.1%
% Below Poverty Level3.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home4.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.8%
% Using Public Transportation7.4%

Housing

People Living Alone24.2%
Median Gross Rent$1,397
Median House Value$444,500

Ancestry

Italian40.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)18%
Irish15.6%
German11.6%
Polish5.6%
Arab4.8%
English3.7%
Russian2.3%
French Except Basque2.1%
Scottish1.3%
Ukrainian1.1%
Hungarian1%
Greek0.8%
Dutch0.8%
Egyptian0.8%
Welsh0.6%
West Indian0.6%
Lebanese0.6%
Albanian0.6%
Portuguese0.5%
Haitian0.5%
Austrian0.5%
Canadian0.5%
Moroccan0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Lithuanian0.4%
Slovak0.4%
Romanian0.3%
Turkish0.3%
Belgian0.3%
Swiss0.2%
African0.2%
Swedish0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Guyanese0.1%
US/American0.1%
Maltese0.1%
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Cedar Grove Almanac

CategoryValue
County Essex County
Standard Zip Codes7009
Phone Area Codes973
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.85
Approximate Longitude-74.22

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)

StationLITTLE FALLS
Distance2.2 miles
Jan Temp20 to 38 F
Apr Temp40 to 61 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp42 to 65 F
Annual Precip51.5 inches
StationESSEX FELLS SERV BLDG
Distance3.1 miles
Jan Temp19 to 36 F
Apr Temp38 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip51.9 inches
StationNEWARK INTL AP
Distance9.9 miles
Jan Temp24 to 38 F
Apr Temp44 to 61 F
Jul Temp69 to 85 F
Oct Temp48 to 65 F
Annual Precip46.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Caldwell7,967$114,583
Little Falls14,493$107,625
Montclair38,130$148,976
North Caldwell6,519$194,548
Verona13,481$143,071

Cedar Grove Public Libraries

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

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Cedar Grove Hospitals

Essex County Hospital Center
(Government - Local)
204 Grove Avenue
(973) 571-2801

Cedar Grove Public Schools

Cedar Grove High School
90 Rugby Rd
ZIP: 7009
(973) 239-6400
High
Total Enrollment 479
Essex Junior Academy
520 Pompton Avenue
ZIP: 7009
(973) 239-0125
Other
Total Enrollment 12
Memorial Middle School
500 Ridge Road
ZIP: 7009
(973) 239-2646
Middle
Total Enrollment 551
North End Elementary
122 Stevens Ave
ZIP: 7009
(973) 712-0266
Primary
Total Enrollment 307
South End Elementary School
116 Harper Terr
ZIP: 7009
(973) 239-2116
Primary
Total Enrollment 301

Cedar Grove Private Schools

St Catherine Of Siena School
39 E Bradford Ave
ZIP: 7009
Elementary
Total Enrollment 200
Washington Academy
520 Pompton Ave
ZIP: 7009
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 69
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