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Overview

Introduction to North Caldwell, New Jersey

North Caldwell, New Jersey, in Essex county, is 4 miles S of Wayne, New Jersey and 10 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey.

North Caldwell History

North Caldwell was originally a part of the Horseneck Tract. The first European settlers came to this area in 1702, and purchased around 14,000 acres of land from the Native Americans. North Caldwell was officially incorporated on March 31, 1898. In 1982, it became a township but again reverted to its borough status in 1992. The area served as a filming location for the popular TV series, "The Sopranos."

North Caldwell and nearby Attractions

  • New Jersey Historical Society Museum
  • George Washington Bridge
  • Edison National Historic Site
  • American Labor Museum
  • South Mountain Reservation

Things To Do In North Caldwell

The New Jersey Historical Society Museum, Museum of Early Trades & Crafts, the American Labor Museum, and the Whippany Railway Museum are all located nearby. The Montclair Art Museum houses collections of American and Native American art. The Brooklyn Heights Promenade offers views of the Statue of Liberty, the Brooklyn Bridge and downtown Manhattan. The South Mountain Reservation, the Bergen County Zoological Park, the New Jersey Botanical Garden, and the Turtle Back Zoo are some other popular destinations accessible from North Caldwell.

North Caldwell Transportation

Air transportation is available from Newark Liberty International Airport.

North Caldwell Higher Education

Montclair State University, William Paterson University of New Jersey, and Passaic County Community College are some of the nearby colleges and universities.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,519
Male Share of the Population49.4%
Female Share of the Population50.6%
Senior Citizens16.2%
Employed Population 16+3,288
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married70.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher69.5%
Median Earnings25+$83,736
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,088

Wealth

Median Family Income$194,548
% Above Poverty Level97.6%
% Below Poverty Level2.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time31 minutes
% Working from Home3%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation5%

Housing

People Living Alone11%
Median Gross Rent$0
Median House Value$713,500

Ancestry

Italian27%
Irish20.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16.7%
German11%
Russian10.5%
Polish6.4%
English2.9%
Dutch1.8%
Greek1.5%
Scottish1.4%
Austrian1.3%
Hungarian1%
French Except Basque1%
Belgian0.7%
Brazilian0.5%
Slovak0.3%
Swedish0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Welsh0.2%
South African0.2%
Australian0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
African0.2%
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North Caldwell Almanac

CategoryValue
County Essex County
Standard Zip Codes7006
Phone Area Codes201,862,973
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.85
Approximate Longitude-74.28

North Caldwell 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
Distance1.8 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
Distance2.5 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
Distance11.3 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
Cedar Grove12,545$133,704
Essex Fells2,164$197,361
Little Falls14,493$107,625
Verona13,481$143,071
West Caldwell10,845$125,068

North Caldwell Public Schools

West Essex High School
65 West Greenbrook Rd
ZIP: 7006
(973) 228-1200
High
Total Enrollment 1070
West Essex Middle School
65 West Greenbrook Rd
ZIP: 7006
(973) 228-1200
Middle
Total Enrollment 581
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