NJ

National Population : 333,590,059
New Jersey State Population : 9,202,495

About Montclair, NJ

Montclair, NJ is located in Essex County in the state of New Jersey.

The total City Population for Montclair is about 37,737 with about 2,370 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 38,296.

The Average Home Value is $627,400.00, which is roughly 42% higher than the Average Home Value of $365,627.00 for the state of New Jersey, and roughly 70% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $147,525.50, which is roughly 37% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $93,038.00 for the state of New Jersey, and roughly 61% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Montclair is about 4.9%.

New Jersey is ranked #6 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 80.81 out of 100.

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Voting

Essex County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 71.71% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 77.27%
Republican: 21.86%
Libertarian: 0.38%
Green: 0.28%
Other: 0.21%


Nearby Locations

Glen Ridge, NJ (0.52 mi.)
Bloomfield, NJ (1.55 mi.)
Verona, NJ (2.14 mi.)
Nutley, NJ (2.77 mi.)
East Orange, NJ (2.84 mi.)
West Orange, NJ (2.94 mi.)
Belleville, NJ (2.95 mi.)
Cedar Grove, NJ (2.98 mi.)
Orange, NJ (3.16 mi.)
Essex Fells, NJ (3.62 mi.)
Clifton, NJ (3.69 mi.)
Newark, NJ (3.92 mi.)
Caldwell, NJ (4.37 mi.)
W Caldwell, NJ (4.37 mi.)
Roseland, NJ (4.37 mi.)
N Caldwell, NJ (4.37 mi.)
N Arlington, NJ (4.73 mi.)
Lyndhurst, NJ (4.85 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 07042, 07043
Latitude : 40.847066
Longitude : -74.200480
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 329 ft.
Area Code(s) : 973, 862

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.56
Male Population Estimate : 46.70%
Female Population Estimate : 53.30%
Median Age : 40.3
Male Median Age : 38.8
Female Median Age : 41.4

White Population Estimate : 65.71%
Black Population Estimate : 29.56%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 7.48%
Asian Population Estimate : 5.51%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.21%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.03%
Other Population Estimate : 3.03%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Montclair specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Essex County: About 14 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Essex County: About 606 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Essex County is about 71% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 53% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.