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Population (year 2000): 16,530. Estimated population in July 2005: 15,918 (-3.7% change)
Males: 7,832 (47.4%), Females: 8,698 (52.6%)

Median resident age: 34.3 years
Median household income: $82,847 (year 2000)
Median house value: $362,400 (year 2000)

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Races in Madison:

  • White Non-Hispanic (85.7%)
  • Hispanic (6.0%)
  • Black (3.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Other race (1.5%)
  • Chinese (1.2%)
  • Korean (0.8%)
  • Asian Indian (0.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (23.6%), Irish (19.7%), German (12.9%), English (11.0%), Polish (5.6%), Scottish (3.0%).

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Elevation: 261 feet

Land area: 4.2 square miles

Madison,

For population 25 years and over in Madison

  • High school or higher: 90.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 56.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 26.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Madison borough

  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

13.4% Foreign born (5.3% Europe, 4.0% Latin America, 3.5% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +647 (+4.1%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NJ Union, (10.9 miles pop. 54,405).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NJ Newark, (16.0 miles pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (34.4 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Park, NJ (2.2 miles Florham NJ Chatham, (2.5 miles Providence, NJ (4.1 miles New NJ Summit, (4.7 miles NJ Morristown, (5.1 miles Heights, NJ (5.7 miles Berkeley Plains, NJ (6.8 miles Morris NJ Millburn, (6.8 miles

Latitude: 40.76 N, Longitude: 74.42 W

Area codes: 973, 862


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.3%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (18.6%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (13.2%), Manufacturing (10.9%), Retail trade (10.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +992 (+6.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,182 (27.5%)


 

Crime in Madison by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 0 0 0 3 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 18.1 0.0
Robberies 2 0 2 3 2 0
    per 100,000 12.1 0.0 12.1 18.1 12.1 0.0
Assaults 3 6 4 6 6 9
    per 100,000 18.1 36.3 24.2 36.3 36.3 54.4
Burglaries 40 61 26 16 23 21
    per 100,000 242.0 369.0 157.3 96.8 139.1 127.0
Thefts 194 179 180 158 118 101
    per 100,000 1173.6 1082.9 1088.9 955.8 713.9 611.0
Auto thefts 2 8 14 7 8 13
    per 100,000 12.1 48.4 84.7 42.3 48.4 78.6
72.1 80.3 69.8 61.1 60.3 50.5


Average climate in Madison, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Madison,

Madison-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 24% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.4 miles away from the Madison city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 tornado 21.8 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Don Newcombe - (born 1926), baseball player.


Main business address for: WYETH (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS), SCHERING PLOUGH CORP (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS).


Hospitals/medical centers near Madison:
  • SUMMIT HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; SUMMIT, NJ)
  • MORRISTOWN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; MORRISTOWN, NJ)
  • RUNNELLS SPECIALIZED HOSP-UNION CO (about 6 miles; BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Madison:
  • NEWARK LIBERTY INTL (about 19 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: EWR)
  • TETERBORO (about 27 miles; TETERBORO, NJ; ID: TEB)
  • PORT AUTH-DWNTN-MANHATTAN/WALL ST (about 30 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Madison:
  • MORRISTOWN MUNI (about 3 miles; MORRISTOWN, NJ; ID: MMU)
  • ESSEX COUNTY (about 13 miles; CALDWELL, NJ; ID: CDW)
  • LINCOLN PARK (about 15 miles; LINCOLN PARK, NJ; ID: N07)

Amtrak stations near Madison:
  • 15 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.
  • 16 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 18 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.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Local Libraries 17 $47,566 $33,576 10 $3,908
Electric Power 13 $60,314 $55,674 0 $0
Water Supply 5 $23,896 $57,350 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 10 $38,637 $46,364 0 $0
Sewerage 10 $35,535 $42,642 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 7 $33,803 $57,948 0 $0
Health 7 $30,504 $52,292 1 $2,761
Welfare 1 $3,509 $42,108 3 $5,198
Streets and Highways 8 $38,632 $57,948 0 $0
Firefighters 14 $73,474 $62,977 0 $0
Police - Other 4 $13,357 $40,071 21 $18,746
Housing and Community Development(Local) 7 $40,972 $70,237 2 $3,376
Judicial and Legal 3 $8,869 $35,476 3 $4,497
Other Government Administration 4 $14,579 $43,737 0 $0
Financial Administration 12 $49,842 $49,842 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 36 $195,602 $65,200 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 3 $12,897 $51,588 0 $0
Totals for Government 161 $721,988 $53,812 40 $38,486


Colleges/Universities in Madison:
  • DREW UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 2,133; Location: 36 MADISON AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.drew.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • AMERICAN SCHOOL OF FLORAL AND PLANT DESIGN (Location: 2 GREEN VILLAGE RD; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Madison:
  • UNION COUNTY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; CRANFORD, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 5,856)
  • SETON HALL UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; SOUTH ORANGE, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,509)
  • KEAN UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; UNION, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,627)
  • COUNTY COLLEGE OF MORRIS (about 13 miles; RANDOLPH, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,202)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY OF NEW JERSEY (about 16 miles; NEWARK, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,134)
  • MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,226)
  • RUTGERS UNIVERSITY-NEWARK (about 17 miles; NEWARK, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,878)
Public high school in Madison:
  • MADISON HIGH (Students: 706; Location: RIDGEDALE AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Madison:
  • BAYLEY-ELLARD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 226; Location: 205 MADISON AVENUE; Grades: 9 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Madison:
  • CENTRAL AVE (Students: 489; Location: CENTRAL AVENUE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • MADISON JR (Students: 367; Location: MAIN STREET; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • TOREY J SABATINI (Students: 336; Location: 359 WOODLAND ROAD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • KINGS ROAD (Students: 325; Location: KINGS ROAD; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Madison:
  • ST VINCENT MARTYR SCHOOL (Students: 370; Location: 26 GREEN VILLAGE ROAD; Grades: PK - 6)
  • RAINBOW MONTESSORI (Students: 170; Location: 33 GREEN VILLAGE RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MADISON MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 66; Location: 19 GREEN AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Madison:
  • MADISON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,206,283; Location: 39 KEEP STREET; 127,604 books; 5,310 audio materials; 2,003 video materials; 491 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Madison: Madison Golf Course (A), Madison Station (B), Faulkner House (C), Holloway Hall (D), President's Hall (E), Pepin Services Center (F), Lewis House (G), Hoyt-Bowne Hall (H), Hurst Hall (I), Madison House (J), Foster Hall (K), Asbury Hall (L), Gilbert House (M), Mead Hall (N), McClintock Hall (O), Baldwin Hall (P), Wesley House (Q), Wendel Hall (R), Welch Hall (S), Davies House (T).

Cemeteries: Hillside Cemetery (1), Saint Vincent Cemetery (2).

Parks in Madison include: Ranger Stadium (1), James Park (2), Young Field (3), Zuck Arboretum (4), The Forest Reserve (5), Cole Park (6), Niles Park (7).


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

Strongest AM radio stations in Madison:
  • WMTR (1250 AM; 7 kW; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJDM (1530 AM; 10 kW; ELIZABETH, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP)
  • WVNJ (1160 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVERSAL B/CASTING OF NEW YORK,INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Madison:
  • WMNJ (88.9 FM; MADISON, NJ; Owner: DREW UNIVERSITY)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WDHA-FM (105.5 FM; DOVER, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFME (94.7 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WAWZ (99.1 FM; ZAREPHATH, NJ; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WFMU (91.1 FM; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: AURICLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • 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)

TV broadcast stations around Madison:
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • W54CZ (Channel 54; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING 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.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WMBC-TV (Channel 63; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)

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