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Population (year 2000): 8,460. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,439 (-0.2% change)
Males: 4,037 (47.7%), Females: 4,423 (52.3%)

Median resident age: 36.9 years
Median household income: $101,991 (year 2000)
Median house value: $376,900 (year 2000)

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Races in Chatham:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.6%)
  • Hispanic (2.6%)
  • Chinese (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: Irish (30.3%), Italian (19.6%), English (17.4%), German (16.4%), Polish (4.5%), United States (4.3%).

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Elevation: 244 feet

Land area: 2.4 square miles

Chatham,

For population 25 years and over in Chatham

  • High school or higher: 96.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 66.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 28.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 32.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chatham borough

  • Never married: 19.1%
  • Now married: 69.8%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

9.8% Foreign born (4.2% Europe, 2.4% Asia, 1.6% Latin America, 1.3% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +448 (+5.6%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NJ Union, (8.5 miles pop. 54,405).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NJ Newark, (13.8 miles pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (32.2 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: NJ Summit, (2.3 miles NJ Madison, (2.5 miles Park, NJ (2.6 miles Florham Providence, NJ (3.0 miles New NJ Millburn, (4.5 miles NJ (4.6 miles Mountainside, NJ (5.1 miles Springfield, Heights, NJ (5.3 miles Berkeley

Latitude: 40.74 N, Longitude: 74.39 W

Area code: 973


Industries providing employment: Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (19.9%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (18.8%), Educational,health and social services (18.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +273 (+3.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 666 (16.4%)


 

Crime in Chatham by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 2 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 23.6 0.0 11.8
Robberies 2 0 0 2
    per 100,000 23.6 0.0 0.0 23.6
Assaults 1 1 0 4
    per 100,000 11.8 11.8 0.0 47.3
Burglaries 13 23 22 8
    per 100,000 153.7 271.9 260.0 94.6
Thefts 66 56 65 64
    per 100,000 780.1 661.9 768.3 756.5
Auto thefts 3 7 9 15
    per 100,000 35.5 82.7 106.4 177.3
54.3 63.9 57.4 72.3


Average climate in Chatham, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Chatham,

Chatham-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 25% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.9 miles away from the Chatham city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 tornado 24.2 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Chatham:
  • SUMMIT HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; SUMMIT, NJ)
  • CHILDRENS SPECIALIZED HOSP (about 5 miles; MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ)
  • ST BARNABAS MEDICAL CENTER (about 6 miles; LIVINGSTON, NJ)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Chatham:
  • NEWARK LIBERTY INTL (about 16 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: EWR)
  • TETERBORO (about 25 miles; TETERBORO, NJ; ID: TEB)
  • PORT AUTH-DWNTN-MANHATTAN/WALL ST (about 27 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Chatham:
  • MORRISTOWN MUNI (about 4 miles; MORRISTOWN, NJ; ID: MMU)
  • ESSEX COUNTY (about 12 miles; CALDWELL, NJ; ID: CDW)
  • LINDEN (about 14 miles; LINDEN, NJ; ID: LDJ)

Amtrak stations near Chatham:
  • 13 miles: METROPARK (ISELIN, 100 MIDDLESEX-ESSEX TPK.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 16 miles: NEWARK (RAYMOND PLAZA WEST). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

College/University in Chatham:
  • NORTH JERSEY SCHOOL OF DOG GROOMING (Location: 11A ROOSEVELT AVE; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chatham:
  • DREW UNIVERSITY (about 3 miles; MADISON, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 2,133)
  • UNION COUNTY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; CRANFORD, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,856)
  • KEAN UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; UNION, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,627)
  • SETON HALL UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; SOUTH ORANGE, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,509)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY OF NEW JERSEY (about 14 miles; NEWARK, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,134)
  • MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,226)
  • RUTGERS UNIVERSITY-NEWARK (about 15 miles; NEWARK, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,878)
Public high school in Chatham:
  • CHATHAM HIGH (Students: 844; Location: 255 LAFAYETTE AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Chatham:
  • CHATHAM MIDDLE (Students: 703; Location: 480 MAIN STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LAFAYETTE ELEM (Students: 528; Location: 221 LAFAYETTE AVENUE; Grades: 04 - 05)
  • SOUTHERN BOULVARD SCHOOL (Students: 514; Location: 192 SOUTHERN BOULEVARD; Grades: KG - 03)
  • WASHINGTON AVE (Students: 287; Location: WASHINGTON AVENUE; Grades: KG - 03)
  • MILTON AVE (Students: 263; Location: MILTON AVENUE; Grades: KG - 03)
Private primary/middle schools in Chatham:
  • ST PATRICK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 372; Location: 45 CHATHAM STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ECLC OF NEW JERSEY (Students: 204; Location: 21 LUM AVE.; Grades: UG - UG)
  • SPROUT HOUSE (Students: 51; Location: 200 MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 4)
Library in Chatham:
  • JOINT FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY OF THE CHATHAMS (Operating income: $1,380,176; Location: 214 MAIN STREET; 87,583 books; 2,003 audio materials; 2,553 video materials; 241 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Chatham: Chatham Station (A), East Orange Golf Course (B), Chatham Borough Hall (C), Joint Free Public Library of the Chathams (D).

Churches in Chatham include: Saint Patrick's Roman Catholic Church (A), Saint Paul Episcopal Church (B), Stanley Congregational Church (C), Ogden Memorial Presbyterian Church (D).

Cemetery: Fairmount Cemetery (1).

Parks in Chatham include: Reasoner Park (1), Memorial Park (2).

Post office: (A).  


Chatham compared to New Jersey state average:
  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Chatham:
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMTR (1250 AM; 7 kW; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WJDM (1530 AM; 10 kW; ELIZABETH, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNSW (1430 AM; 5 kW; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chatham:
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WFME (94.7 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFMU (91.1 FM; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: AURICLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WDHA-FM (105.5 FM; DOVER, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WAWZ (99.1 FM; ZAREPHATH, NJ; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WMSC (90.3 FM; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Chatham:
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W54CZ (Channel 54; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WMBC-TV (Channel 63; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W36AS (Channel 36; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)

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