Mountainside, NJ
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Mountainside, New Jersey Info Snack

Population
6,826
Unemployment
4.7%
Poverty
2.0%
Median Home
$626,100
Median Income
$119,000
Median Rent
$1,739

Mountainside SnackAbility

10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
9
Amenities
8
Education
9
Commute
4

Mountainside, NJ Crime Report

55
Total Crimes
798.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-67.76%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Mountainside
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 55 798.5 1,542.5 2,476.7
Violent Crime 3 43.6 206.9 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.9 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 64.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 3 43.6 122.2 250.2
Property Crime 52 754.9 1,335.7 2,109.9
Burglary 9 130.7 184.6 340.5
Larceny 36 522.6 1,034.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 7 101.6 116.4 219.9

Mountainside, NJ Cost Of Living

168
Mountainside's Overall Cost Of Living
1.7x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Mountainside New Jersey National Average
Overall 168 123 100
Services 102 111 100
Groceries 113 110 100
Health 99 102 100
Housing 319 158 100
Transportation 110 110 100
Utilities 87 100 100

Mountainside, NJ Photos

Echo Lake Park In Mountainside Nj Autumnal Scene
Source: Public Domain
Artist Emma Auriemma Painting At Echo Lake Park In Mountainside New Jersey
Source: Public Domain
Nature Pathway In Watchung Nj Park
Source: Public Domain
Watchung Park In Union County Nj Playfield
Source: Public Domain
Trailside Nature Science Center Watchung Nj Interior View
Source: Public Domain
Childrens Outdoor Play Equipment In Park
Source: Public Domain
Echo Lake Park Nj Waterwheel Dam Frozen Lake Trees
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Mountainside in New Jersey

Map Of Mountainside, NJ

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Population over time in Mountainside

Year Population % Change
2019 6,826 0.1%
2018 6,820 -1.3%
2017 6,907 1.1%
2016 6,835 0.0%
2015 6,832 1.0%
2014 6,765 0.4%
2013 6,741 0.7%
2012 6,695 0.9%
2011 6,638 0.3%
2010 6,616 -

Race / Ethnicity in Mountainside

White
80.5% (5,494)
African American
1.9% (132)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
6.4% (437)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.9% (61)
Hispanic
10.3% (702)
Race Mountainside NJ USA
White 80.5% 55.4% 60.7%
African American 1.9% 12.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 6.4% 9.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.4% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.9% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 10.3% 20.2% 18.0%

Gender in Mountainside

Female
52.3% (3,570)
Male
47.7% (3,255)
Gender Mountainside NJ USA
Female 52.3% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 47.7% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Mountainside for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (136)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (136)
High School / GED
22.0% (1,501)
Some College
12.0% (819)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (614)
Bachelor's Degree
31.0% (2,116)
Master's Degree
15.0% (1,023)
Professional Degree
5.0% (341)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (136)
Education Mountainside NJ USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 22.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 12.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 31.0% 24.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 15.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 5.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Mountainside, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
3.7% (25,352)
$10,000 to $14,999
0.0% (0)
$15,000 to $24,999
2.3% (15,538)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.7% (38,709)
$35,000 to $49,999
6.8% (46,342)
$50,000 to $74,999
11.7% (79,600)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.0% (81,781)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.0% (109,314)
$150,000 to $199,999
16.1% (110,131)
$200,000 or more
25.8% (175,829)
Income Mountainside NJ USA
Less than $10,000 3.7% 4.9% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 0.0% 3.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 2.3% 7.1% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.7% 6.9% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 6.8% 9.4% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 11.7% 14.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.0% 12.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.0% 17.7% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 16.1% 10.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 25.8% 14.0% 7.7%

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