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Overview

Introduction to Millburn, New Jersey

Millburn, New Jersey, in Essex county, is 2 miles NW of Union, New Jersey and 6 miles W of Newark, New Jersey. The people of the town are in the Newark metropolitan area.

Millburn History

Millburn was initially a colonial settlement with agricultural origins. The Lenape Indians were among the first settlers in this area. The town was originally a part of a land grant from Charles II to his brother James in the year 1664. The Revolutionary War and the Battle of Springfield affected the area, and the town underwent a change. Transportation facilities were developed which led to the establishment of mills and factories, and this further led to the growth of a residential community.

Millburn and nearby Attractions

  • Washington Rock Outlook
  • Short Hills Station
  • Taylor Lake
  • Christ Church in Short Hills
  • White Oak Ridge Park
  • East Orange Golf Course

Things To Do In Millburn

The Washington Rock Outlook is a beautiful state park offering a magnificent view from the top of the Watchung Mountain. Within a few miles are the Liberty Hall Museum and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. The parks of Millburn offer excellent recreational opportunities for adults and children alike.

Millburn Transportation

Newark Liberty International Airport is the nearest airport.

Millburn Higher Education

Higher educational opportunities are available at Seton Hall University. Also close by are Kean University, Union County College and Drew University.

Demographics

People

Total Population20,216
Male Share of the Population49.8%
Female Share of the Population50.2%
Senior Citizens11.5%
Employed Population 16+8,803
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married70%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher84.4%
Median Earnings25+$101,144
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$53,348
Median Earnings With High School Degree$37,287

Wealth

Median Family Income$226,000
% Above Poverty Level97.3%
% Below Poverty Level2.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time41 minutes
% Working from Home10.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.2%
% Using Public Transportation27.9%

Housing

People Living Alone14.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,651
Median House Value$1,050,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)36.4%
Italian10.7%
Irish9.3%
Russian8.8%
German7%
Polish6.2%
English4.7%
French Except Basque1.6%
Arab1.3%
Ukrainian1.1%
Hungarian1%
Austrian0.9%
Scottish0.9%
Greek0.9%
Egyptian0.7%
Norwegian0.7%
Canadian0.5%
Australian0.5%
Portuguese0.5%
African0.5%
Dutch0.5%
Danishn0.4%
Israeli0.4%
Swiss0.3%
South African0.3%
Swedish0.3%
Iranian0.3%
Romanian0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Lebanese0.3%
Czech0.2%
Welsh0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Turkish0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
Moroccan0.1%
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Millburn Almanac

CategoryValue
County Essex County
Standard Zip Codes7041
Phone Area Codes862,973
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.72
Approximate Longitude-74.3

Millburn Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCANOE BROOK
Distance3.3 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
StationNEWARK INTL AP
Distance7 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
StationNY WESTERLEIGH STAT IS
Distance11.3 miles
Jan Temp25 to 40 F
Apr Temp42 to 62 F
Jul Temp67 to 86 F
Oct Temp47 to 66 F
Annual Precip48.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Irvington54,303$44,650
Kenilworth8,129$108,584
Maplewood24,414$146,533
South Orange Village16,282$148,992

Millburn Public Libraries

Millburn Free Public Library
200 GLEN AVENUE
Millburn, New Jersey
(973) 376-1006

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Millburn Public Schools

South Mountain School
2 Southern Slope Drive
ZIP: 7041
(973) 921-1394
Primary
Total Enrollment 348
Millburn Middle School
25 Old Short Hills Rd
ZIP: 7041
(973) 379-2600
Middle
Total Enrollment 1121
Wyoming School
55 Myrtle Ave
ZIP: 7041
(973) 761-1619
Primary
Total Enrollment 352
Millburn Regional Day School
70 Spring Street
ZIP: 7041
(201) 343-6000
Other
Total Enrollment 10
Millburn High School
462 Millburn Ave
ZIP: 7041
(973) 564-7130
High
Total Enrollment 1472

Millburn Private Schools

St Stephen's Preschool
119 Main St
ZIP: 7041
Elementary
Total Enrollment 12
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