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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population10,488
Male Share of the Population49.3%
Female Share of the Population50.7%
Senior Citizens18.3%
Employed Population 16+5,524
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married49.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher34.7%
Median Earnings25+$50,382
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$39,095
Median Earnings With High School Degree$36,108

Wealth

Median Family Income$94,290
% Above Poverty Level95.3%
% Below Poverty Level4.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work2%
% Using Public Transportation2.3%

Housing

People Living Alone24.5%
Median Gross Rent$1,560
Median House Value$334,100

Ancestry

Italian26%
Irish20%
German19%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)18.3%
Polish7.9%
English5.6%
Dutch4.6%
Russian4.3%
Albanian1.8%
Macedonian1.5%
Swedish1.3%
Arab1.3%
Norwegian1.1%
Ukrainian1%
French Except Basque0.9%
Hungarian0.8%
Lebanese0.7%
Scottish0.6%
Czech0.6%
Syrian0.6%
Swiss0.5%
West Indian0.5%
Lithuanian0.5%
Slovak0.5%
Austrian0.4%
Jamaican0.4%
Welsh0.4%
US/American0.3%
Croatian0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Canadian0.1%
Haitian0.1%
Icelander0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Romanian0.1%
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Lincoln Park Almanac

CategoryValue
County Morris County
Standard Zip Codes7035
Phone Area Codes
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.92
Approximate Longitude-74.3

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)

StationLITTLE FALLS
Distance4.6 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
Distance6.4 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
StationCHARLOTTEBURG RESERVOIR
Distance9.6 miles
Jan Temp15 to 36 F
Apr Temp35 to 60 F
Jul Temp59 to 84 F
Oct Temp37 to 64 F
Annual Precip52.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Montville21,740$149,886
North Caldwell6,519$194,548
Pequannock15,504$117,533
Riverdale4,206$116,500
Totowa10,900$110,926
Wayne54,920$128,525

Lincoln Park Public Libraries

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

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Lincoln Park Public Schools

Lincoln Park Elementary School
274 Pinebrook Road
ZIP: 7035
(973) 696-5530
Primary
Total Enrollment 544
Lincoln Park Middle School
90 Ryerson Road
ZIP: 7035
(973) 696-5520
Middle
Total Enrollment 407

Lincoln Park Private Schools

Chapel Hill Academy
31 Chapel Hill Rd
ZIP: 7035
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 105
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