New Providence, NJ Neighborhood Information

Neighborhood Facts

Town History

The written history of New Providence begins in 1664 when James, Duke of York and brother to King Charles II, purchased the land from the Lenni Lenape Native Americans. This acquisition was known as the Elizabethtown Tract. Its first European settlers were members of a Puritan colony established in 1720, which was the first permanent settlement of its type. The settlement was originally called Turkeytown, due to the presence of wild turkeys in the area. By 1737, the Presbyterian Church was formed and became the center of this growing community. In 1759, the balcony of the Presbyterian Church in the town collapsed. The lack of serious injuries was declared by Divine Providence, and the town was renamed to New Providence.

General Information

Town Name: New Providence
City Hall: Borough Hall
Address: 360 Elkwood Avenue, NEW PROVIDENCE NJ 07974
Phone Number: 908-665-1400
Land Area: 3.7 square miles
Distance to NYC: 29 miles
Town Website: http://www.newprov.org/
Library Website: http://www.newprovidencelibrary.org/
Water Service:
Gas & Electric:

Demographics

Quick Facts

Population: 12,832
Population Density / Mile: 3,501
Median Age: 43.12
Number of Households: 4,669
Average Household Size: 2.721
Households with Children: 1,994
Median Household Income: $136,999

Population

Population: 12,832
Population Density / Mile: 3,501
Change in Population Since 2010: 6.43%
Male Population: 6,277
Female Population: 6,554
Median Age: 43.12

Population - Age Range

0-4 years: 693
5-9 years: 879
10-14 years: 908
15-19 years: 1220
20-24 years: 645
25-29 years: 578
30-34 years: 463
35-39 years: 551
40-44 years: 766
45-49 years: 984
50-54 years: 1083
55-59 years: 1103
60-64 years: 964
65-69 years: 680
70-74 years: 448
75-79 years: 333
80-84 years: 254
85+ years: 278

Households

Number of Households: 4,669
Average Household Size: 2.721
Households with Children: 1,994
Households without Children: 1,532
Family Households: 3,526
Non-Family Households: 190

Marital Status

Never Married: 2447
Now Married: 6702
Separated: 115
Widowed: 605
Divorced: 483

Income

Median Household Income: $136,999
Average Household Income: $168,041
Per Capita Income: $61,583
Average Total Household Expenditure: $59,022

Median Income By Age

Under 25 years: $57,679
25-44 years: $162,087
45-64 years: $176,255
Over 64 years: $56,865

Household Income by Dollar Range

$0-$10,000 52
$10,000-$15,000 172
$15,000-$20,000 66
$20,000-$25,000 71
$25,000-$30,000 80
$30,000-$35,000 82
$35,000-$40,000 90
$40,000-$45,000 86
$45,000-$50,000 107
$50,000-$60,000 251
$60,000-$75,000 240
$75,000-$100,000 405
$100,000-$125,000 413
$125,000-$150,000 458
$150,000-$200,000 655
$200,000-$250,000 808
$250,000-$500,000 345
$500,000 up 287

Education

Educational Climate Index: 4

1 = Low, 5 = High

The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Level of Education

No High School: 148
Some High School: 197
High School Grad: 1143
Some College: 994
Associate Degree: 387
Bachelors Degree: 3153
Graduate Degree: 2465

Employment

White Collar vs. Blue Collar

White Collar: 59
Blue Collar: 41

Geography

Annual Precipitation: 51.61
Average January Low Temperature: 18.2
Average January High Temperature: 38.7
Average July Low Temperature: 62.2
Average July High Temperature: 85.8

Pollution Index (Avg. = 100)

Carbon Monoxide 104
Lead 62
Nitrogen Oxide 138
Ozone 92
Particulate Matter 108
Air Pollution 101

Amenities

CATEGORIES
Attractions - Recreation 17 Locations
Automotive Services 6 Locations
Banks - Financial 47 Locations
Eating - Drinking 39 Locations
Government - Public 3 Locations
Health Care Services 75 Locations
Hospitality 2 Locations
Organizations - Associations 15 Locations
Personal Services 202 Locations
Pet Services 3 Locations
Shopping 89 Locations
Travel 8 Locations

Schools

Allen W. Roberts Elementary
New Providence High Secondary
New Providence Middle Sch Elementary
Salt Brook Elementary

Neighborhood content provided by Onboard Informatics
Copyright © 2019 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.

All information deemed reliable but not guaranteed.