North Caldwell, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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North Caldwell, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of North Caldwell had a population of 6,690 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for North Caldwell is located at latitude 40.8645 and longitude -74.26 in Essex County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of North Caldwell (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Essex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 453 feet.

The Borough of North Caldwell (GNIS ID: 878839) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with North Caldwell population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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North Caldwell, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,690
Daytime Population: Workers 1,148
Daytime Population: Residents 3,239
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,387
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 6,690
Population in Familes 6,288
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,222
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $180,471
Average Household Income $251,612
Per Capita Income $84,510


Total Housing Units 2,305 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,160 (93.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 87 ( 3.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 ( 2.5%)
Median Home Value $846,552
Average Home Value $856,725


Total Households 2,247
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 1,954
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.09% 0.96%
Households 0.99% 0.89%
Families 0.98% 0.89%
Median Household Income   0.88%
Per Capita Income   1.5%

North Caldwell, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Caldwell to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 218 60th
Population Density # 308 44th
Diversity Index # 381 30th
Median Household Income # 8 99th
Per Capita Income # 7 99th

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