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Cranford, NJ


Source: Union County Economic Development Study 2013


Population: 22,430

            Female: 52.5%

            Male:     47.5%


Median resident age: 40.4

NJ median age:          36.7


Population 25 years & over in Cranford:

            High school or higher:                               91.5%

            Bachelor’s Degree or higher:                   43.0%

            Graduate or professional degree:           16%

            Mean travel time to work:                          29.8 minutes

            Never married:                                           22.1%

            Now married:                                              63.5%

            Divorced or separated:                              6.5%

            Widowed:                                                    8.0%


Estimated Median Income (2011)

Estimated median household income:                $ 91,953 

Est. NJ median household income                      $ 67,458 


Estimated Median Home Value (2011)

Estimated median house or condo value:          $440,455

Est. NJ median house or condo value:               $324,900


Cranford compared to New Jersey state averages

            Median household income                         above

            Median house value                                    significantly above

            Median age                                                  above

            % w/bachelor degree or higher                  above


NJ Wealthiest Large Municipalities: NJ Biz 2010

Cranford ranked # 21


Daytime populations change:                               + 905

Workers who live & work in town:                         1,833

Vehicles per day downtown:        

            North Avenue                                             17,390

            South Avenue                                             15,165


Local Public Transportation

            NJ Transit station:                                       downtown    (1,155 daily boardings)

            Amtrak at MetroPark:                                  7 miles


Colleges & Universities

            Union County College                                Cranford  (10,000+ students)

            Kean University                                           4 miles  (15,000+ students)


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