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Overview

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 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.

People

Total Population 10,478
Male Share of the Population 50.3%
Female Share of the Population 49.7%
Senior Citizens 17.3%
Employed Population 16+ 5,302
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 53.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 35.6%
Median Earnings25+ $50,398
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $40,208
Median Earnings With High School Degree $43,167

Wealth

Median Family Income $92,252
% Above Poverty Level 96.6%
% Below Poverty Level 3.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.6%
% Using Public Transportation 2.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 23.8%
Median Gross Rent $1,620
Median House Value $331,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.4%
US/American 0.1%
English 6.4%
Irish 21%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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

Notes:

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

Station LITTLE FALLS
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
Station ESSEX FELLS SERV BLDG
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
Station CHARLOTTEBURG RESERVOIR
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 21,760 $135,536
North Caldwell 6,415 $201,250
Pequannock 15,550 $111,359
Riverdale 4,154 $104,975
Totowa 10,931 $101,645
Wayne 55,110 $123,923

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lincoln Park Public Libraries

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Lincoln Park Public Library
12 BOONTON TURNPIKE
Lincoln Park, New Jersey
(973) 694-8283

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