Mountainside, NJ
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Mountainside, New Jersey Info Snack

Population
6,859
Unemployment
3.0%
Poverty
1.6%
Median Home
$637,400
Median Income
$121,172
Median Rent
$3,432

Mountainside SnackAbility

10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
3
Diversity
8
Safety
9
Amenities
8
Education
9
Commute
3

Mountainside, NJ Crime Report

39
Total Crimes
565.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-75.91%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Mountainside
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 39 565.1 1,353.6 2,346.0
Violent Crime 0 0.0 195.4 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 3.7 6.5
Robbery 0 0.0 49.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 0 0.0 127.9 279.7
Property Crime 39 565.1 1,158.2 1,958.2
Burglary 6 86.9 146.2 314.2
Larceny 25 362.2 896.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 8 115.9 115.7 246.0

Mountainside, NJ Cost Of Living

170
Mountainside's Overall Cost Of Living
1.7x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Mountainside New Jersey National Average
Overall 170 121 100
Services 104 107 100
Groceries 117 107 100
Health 103 100 100
Housing 317 160 100
Transportation 111 106 100
Utilities 91 98 100

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
2020 6,859 0.6%
2019 6,820 -1.3%
2018 6,907 1.1%
2017 6,835 0.0%
2016 6,832 1.0%
2015 6,765 0.4%
2014 6,741 0.7%
2013 6,695 0.9%
2012 6,638 0.3%
2011 6,616 -

Race / Ethnicity in Mountainside

White
75.5% (5,177)
African American
1.7% (119)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
9.1% (626)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.7% (47)
Hispanic
13.0% (890)
Race Mountainside NJ USA
White 75.5% 54.7% 60.1%
African American 1.7% 12.6% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 9.1% 9.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.5% 0.3%
Two Or More 0.7% 2.1% 2.8%
Hispanic 13.0% 20.4% 18.2%

Gender in Mountainside

Female
52.8% (3,620)
Male
47.2% (3,238)
Gender Mountainside NJ USA
Female 52.8% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 47.2% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Mountainside for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (205)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (137)
High School / GED
19.0% (1,303)
Some College
12.0% (823)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (411)
Bachelor's Degree
32.0% (2,194)
Master's Degree
18.0% (1,234)
Professional Degree
5.0% (342)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (205)
Education Mountainside NJ USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 19.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 12.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 32.0% 25.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 18.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 5.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Mountainside, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
2.3% (16,052)
$10,000 to $14,999
0.0% (0)
$15,000 to $24,999
1.8% (12,515)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.9% (33,465)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.5% (78,629)
$50,000 to $74,999
10.1% (69,379)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.3% (57,135)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.0% (109,918)
$150,000 to $199,999
13.3% (91,417)
$200,000 or more
31.7% (217,387)
Income Mountainside NJ USA
Less than $10,000 2.3% 4.7% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 0.0% 3.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 1.8% 6.7% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.9% 6.6% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.5% 9.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 10.1% 14.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.3% 12.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.0% 17.8% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 13.3% 10.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 31.7% 14.8% 8.3%

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