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Population (year 2000): 11,907. Estimated population in July 2005: 11,905 (-0.0% change)
Males: 5,770 (48.5%), Females: 6,137 (51.5%)

Median resident age: 39.0 years
Median household income: $90,964 (year 2000)
Median house value: $317,100 (year 2000)

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Races in New Providence:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.0%)
  • Hispanic (3.5%)
  • Chinese (3.1%)
  • Asian Indian (2.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Black (0.9%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
  • Korean (0.6%)
  • Japanese (0.5%)
  • Filipino (0.5%)

Ancestries: Italian (25.9%), Irish (21.9%), German (15.9%), English (8.7%), Polish (6.4%), United States (3.2%).

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Elevation: 220 feet

Land area: 3.7 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in New Providence

  • High school or higher: 95.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 58.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 27.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Providence borough

  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 67.0%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

17.9% Foreign born (7.9% Europe, 6.2% Asia, 2.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +479 (+4.2%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NJ Union, (9.1 miles pop. 54,405).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NJ Newark, (15.2 miles pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (33.3 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Heights, NJ (2.4 miles Berkeley NJ Summit, (3.0 miles NJ Chatham, (3.0 miles NJ (3.5 miles Mountainside, NJ Madison, (4.1 miles NJ (4.2 miles Fanwood, Plains, NJ Scotch (4.7 miles NJ Watchung, (5.1 miles

Latitude: 40.70 N, Longitude: 74.40 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.2%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (16.3%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (15.3%), Manufacturing (11.9%), Information (10.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,603 (+38.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,174 (20.0%)


 

Crime in New Providence 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 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Robberies 1 3 2 0 0 2
    per 100,000 8.4 25.2 16.8 0.0 0.0 16.8
Assaults 1 3 3 2 3 5
    per 100,000 8.4 25.2 25.2 16.8 25.2 42.0
Burglaries 21 12 22 25 28 16
    per 100,000 176.4 100.8 184.8 210.0 235.2 134.4
Thefts 86 103 112 116 93 83
    per 100,000 722.3 865.0 940.6 974.2 781.1 697.1
Auto thefts 0 9 3 7 6 1
    per 100,000 0.0 75.6 25.2 58.8 50.4 8.4
45.4 60.3 62.7 61.7 56.8 51.4


Average climate in New Providence, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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New Providence-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 9.6 miles away from the New Providence city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 tornado 24.1 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near New Providence:
  • RUNNELLS SPECIALIZED HOSP-UNION CO (about 3 miles; BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ)
  • SUMMIT HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; SUMMIT, NJ)
  • CHILDRENS SPECIALIZED HOSP (about 4 miles; MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to New Providence:
  • NEWARK LIBERTY INTL (about 17 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: EWR)
  • TETERBORO (about 27 miles; TETERBORO, NJ; ID: TEB)
  • PORT AUTH-DWNTN-MANHATTAN/WALL ST (about 28 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRB)
Other public-use airports nearest to New Providence:
  • MORRISTOWN MUNI (about 6 miles; MORRISTOWN, NJ; ID: MMU)
  • LINDEN (about 14 miles; LINDEN, NJ; ID: LDJ)
  • ESSEX COUNTY (about 15 miles; CALDWELL, NJ; ID: CDW)

Amtrak stations near New Providence:
  • 11 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.
  • 15 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 15 miles: NEW BRUNSWICK (FRENCH & ALBANY STS.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Providence:
  • DREW UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; MADISON, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 2,133)
  • UNION COUNTY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; CRANFORD, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,856)
  • KEAN UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; UNION, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,627)
  • SETON HALL UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; SOUTH ORANGE, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,509)
  • RUTGERS UNIVERSITY-NEW BRUNSWICK (about 15 miles; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; FT enrollment: 30,649)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY OF NEW JERSEY (about 16 miles; NEWARK, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,134)
  • COUNTY COLLEGE OF MORRIS (about 16 miles; RANDOLPH, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,202)
Public high school in New Providence:
  • NEW PROVIDENCE HIGH (Students: 622; Location: 35 PIONEER DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in New Providence:
  • ALLEN W. ROBERTS (Students: 617; Location: 80 JONES DR; Grades: KG - 06)
  • SALT BROOK (Students: 581; Location: 40 MAPLE ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • NEW PROVIDENCE MIDDLE SCH (Students: 340; Location: 35 PIONEER DRIVE; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • DEVEL L C-NEW PROVIDENCE (Students: 149; Location: 330 CENTRAL AVENUE; Grades: UG - UG)
Private primary/middle schools in New Providence:
  • ST. ANDREW'S NURSERY SCHOOL AN (Students: 240; Location: 419 SOUTH ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • OUR LADY OF PEACE SCHOOL (Students: 228; Location: 99 SOUTH STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • JOSA NURSERY SCHOOL & KNG (Students: 20; Location: 387 MAPLE STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in New Providence:
  • NEW PROVIDENCE MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $558,952; Location: 377 ELKWOOD AVENUE; 82,625 books; 6,090 audio materials; 1,443 video materials; 165 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in New Providence: Murray Hill Station (A), New Providence Station (B).

Churches in New Providence include: Our Lady of Peace Church (A), Presbyterian Church At New Providence (B), Saint Lukes Reformed Episcopal Church (C).

Park in New Providence: Lions Municipal Park (1).


New Providence compared to New Jersey state average:
  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above 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 New Providence:
  • 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)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • 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)
  • WMTR (1250 AM; 7 kW; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • 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.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in New Providence:
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WAWZ (99.1 FM; ZAREPHATH, NJ; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFME (94.7 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WDHA-FM (105.5 FM; DOVER, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • 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.)
  • 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"))
  • 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.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around New Providence:
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W54CZ (Channel 54; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: WLNY-TV, 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.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • W36AS (Channel 36; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
  • WMBC-TV (Channel 63; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)

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