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Demographics

People

Total Population4,315
Male Share of the Population51.7%
Female Share of the Population48.3%
Senior Citizens11.9%
Employed Population 16+2,266
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married52.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher39.6%
Median Earnings25+$52,917
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$38,229
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,395

Wealth

Median Family Income$87,614
% Above Poverty Level95.9%
% Below Poverty Level4.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time33 minutes
% Working from Home4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.9%
% Using Public Transportation12%

Housing

People Living Alone31.5%
Median Gross Rent$1,367
Median House Value$372,500

Ancestry

Irish21.8%
Italian21.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.3%
German15.1%
English6.2%
Polish5.8%
Russian4.2%
Ukrainian3.5%
Austrian2.1%
French Except Basque1.7%
Portuguese1.6%
Greek1.4%
Belgian1.2%
Lithuanian1%
Slovak1%
Scottish0.9%
Czech0.7%
Bulgarian0.7%
Dutch0.7%
Romanian0.6%
Hungarian0.6%
Arab0.6%
Canadian0.5%
Swedish0.5%
Norwegian0.5%
Lebanese0.4%
Danishn0.3%
Welsh0.3%
West Indian0.2%
Icelander0.2%
Egyptian0.2%
Haitian0.2%
Israeli0.1%
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Garwood Almanac

CategoryValue
County Union County
Standard Zip Codes7027
Phone Area Codes
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.65
Approximate Longitude-74.32

Garwood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCRANFORD
Distance1.2 miles
Jan Temp20 to 39 F
Apr Temp38 to 62 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp42 to 65 F
Annual Precip50.9 inches
StationPLAINFIELD
Distance5.4 miles
Jan Temp22 to 39 F
Apr Temp39 to 63 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 66 F
Annual Precip49.6 inches
StationCANOE BROOK
Distance6.9 miles
Jan Temp18 to 39 F
Apr Temp38 to 62 F
Jul Temp62 to 86 F
Oct Temp40 to 66 F
Annual Precip51.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Clark15,279$112,321
Cranford23,531$137,620
Kenilworth8,129$108,584
Mountainside6,835$147,319
Roselle Park13,560$79,810
Westfield30,438$178,381

Garwood Public Libraries

Garwood Free Public Library
411 THIRD AVENUE
Garwood, New Jersey
(908) 789-1670

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Garwood Public Schools

Lincoln
400 Second Avenue
ZIP: 7027
(908) 789-0331
Primary
Total Enrollment 372
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