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Scotch Plains Summary
Scotch Plains is located in New Jersey
Latitude: 40.628693
Longitude: -74.376459
Population: 19,584
Area: 8.41 sq. miles
Land: 8.36 sq. miles
Water: 0.05 sq. miles
Population Density: 2,343.14 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 38.0 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Eastern (GMT -5)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Codes: 908
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Scotch Plains Zip Codes

Scotch Plains Demographics

Scotch Plains Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Male9,36447.81 %48.52 %49.04 %
Female10,22052.19 %51.48 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.92-0.940.96
Total Population19,584100.00 %--
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Scotch Plains Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years1,5017.66 %6.70 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years1,4307.30 %7.18 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years1,3296.79 %7.02 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years8864.52 %6.24 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years7023.58 %5.71 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years2,62913.42 %14.13 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years3,64918.63 %17.06 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years2,75614.07 %13.77 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years1,0605.41 %5.03 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years8484.33 %3.93 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years1,3957.12 %6.83 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years1,0845.54 %4.78 %4.38 %
85 years and over3151.61 %1.62 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)38.5-38.237.7
18 years and over14,68975.01 %75.19 %74.27 %
Male
6,89635.21 %35.81 %35.85 %
Female
7,79339.79 %39.38 %38.42 %
21 years and over14,30273.03 %71.70 %69.92 %
62 years and over3,28416.77 %15.49 %14.65 %
65 years and over2,79414.27 %13.23 %12.42 %
Male
1,1315.78 %5.31 %5.12 %
Female
1,6638.49 %7.92 %7.30 %
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Scotch Plains Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
One race19,26898.39 %97.46 %97.55 %
White
15,04076.80 %72.55 %75.21 %
Black or African American
2,46512.59 %13.57 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
210.11 %0.23 %0.87 %
Asian
1,5357.84 %5.71 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
6223.18 %2.01 %0.59 %
Chinese
4382.24 %1.19 %0.85 %
Filipino
2291.17 %1.01 %0.65 %
Japanese
260.13 %0.17 %0.28 %
Korean
1430.73 %0.78 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
260.13 %0.18 %0.39 %
Other Asian
510.26 %0.36 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
20.01 %0.04 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
00.00 %0.01 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
00.00 %0.01 %0.02 %
Samoan
00.00 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
20.01 %0.02 %0.04 %
Some other race
2051.05 %5.36 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)8294.23 %13.28 %13.70 %
Mexican
470.24 %1.22 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
1940.99 %4.36 %2.46 %
Cuban
1030.53 %0.92 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
4852.48 %6.78 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino18,75595.77 %86.72 %86.30 %
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Scotch Plains Social Profile

Scotch Plains School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school4,820100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
58812.20 %8.18 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
3166.56 %5.50 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
2,19245.48 %44.11 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
85417.72 %21.01 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
87018.05 %21.21 %22.81 %
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Scotch Plains Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over13,746100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
4433.22 %6.60 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
7975.80 %11.33 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
2,71219.73 %29.37 %28.63 %
High school or higher
12,50690.98 %82.07 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
2,38717.37 %17.66 %21.05 %
Associate degree
7215.25 %5.27 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
3,92428.55 %18.80 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
6,68648.64 %29.78 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
2,76220.09 %10.98 %8.86 %
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Scotch Plains Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported24,392100.00 %--
Arab2771.14 %0.76 %0.42 %
Czech1100.45 %0.47 %0.59 %
Danish1180.48 %0.24 %0.50 %
Dutch2761.13 %1.24 %1.58 %
English1,1924.89 %5.44 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)3201.31 %1.31 %2.90 %
French Canadian210.09 %0.31 %0.85 %
German2,44010.00 %11.09 %14.93 %
Greek1080.44 %0.64 %0.40 %
Hungarian2581.06 %1.21 %0.49 %
Irish3,41213.99 %13.94 %10.65 %
Italian4,37217.92 %15.69 %5.47 %
Lithuanian1090.45 %0.39 %0.23 %
Norwegian1460.60 %0.50 %1.56 %
Polish1,9067.81 %6.01 %3.12 %
Portuguese1750.72 %0.75 %0.41 %
Russian1,0144.16 %1.98 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish1830.75 %0.80 %1.50 %
Scottish1850.76 %1.11 %1.70 %
Slovak1830.75 %0.48 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African2370.97 %0.73 %0.62 %
Swedish2180.89 %0.61 %1.39 %
Swiss310.13 %0.21 %0.32 %
Ukrainian1770.73 %0.77 %0.31 %
United States or American5482.25 %2.75 %7.18 %
Welsh1250.51 %0.42 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)4241.74 %1.22 %0.65 %
Other ancestries5,82723.89 %28.91 %31.89 %
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Scotch Plains Economy

Scotch Plains Employment

GroupNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over15,134100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
7,14647.22 %47.68 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
7,98852.78 %52.32 %51.68 %
In labor force
10,11766.85 %64.23 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
5,44253.79 %53.15 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
4,67546.21 %46.85 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
10,10266.75 %64.06 %63.10 %
Employed
9,83364.97 %60.34 %59.39 %
Unemployed
2691.78 %3.71 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-2.66 %5.78 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
150.10 %0.17 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
5,01733.15 %35.77 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers7,99281.28 %80.85 %78.40 %
Government workers1,26512.86 %13.94 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business5285.37 %5.00 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers480.49 %0.21 %0.31 %
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Scotch Plains Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations5,34054.31 %38.00 %33.60 %
Service occupations7067.18 %13.64 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations2,70027.46 %28.45 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations00.00 %0.18 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations4794.87 %7.75 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations6086.18 %11.97 %14.63 %
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Scotch Plains Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining00.00 %0.32 %1.87 %
Construction4104.17 %5.59 %6.80 %
Manufacturing1,02610.43 %11.97 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade3994.06 %4.38 %3.60 %
Retail trade1,07410.92 %11.33 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities3343.40 %5.94 %5.19 %
Information6526.63 %4.40 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,07710.95 %8.93 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,72817.57 %11.49 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services2,02620.60 %19.83 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services3363.42 %6.88 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)3723.78 %4.40 %4.88 %
Public administration3994.06 %4.54 %4.83 %
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Scotch Plains Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Households7,228100.00 %3,065,685106,788,273
Less than $10,000
2603.60 %6.98 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
1211.67 %4.69 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
4776.60 %9.41 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
4746.56 %9.96 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
6569.08 %14.27 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
1,45520.13 %19.84 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
1,09815.19 %13.50 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
1,32318.30 %12.76 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
5908.16 %4.26 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
77410.71 %4.33 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$78,742.00-$62,882.70$39,349.33
Average household size2.69-2.682.58
Average income per member of household$29,272.12-$23,423.49$15,252.86
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Scotch Plains Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over9,632100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
7,25875.35 %72.96 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
7447.72 %10.64 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
1,09911.41 %9.58 %4.73 %
Walked
650.67 %3.13 %2.94 %
Other means
440.46 %0.94 %1.20 %
Worked at home
4224.38 %2.75 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)32.8 minutes-29.8 minutes26.3 minutes
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Scotch Plains Housing

Scotch Plains Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units7,336100.00 %3,310,197117,282,697
Occupied housing units
7,21698.36 %92.58 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
5,44074.15 %60.76 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
1,77624.21 %31.82 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
1201.64 %7.42 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
170.23 %3.30 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate0.50 %-1.39 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate1.90 %-5.10 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.92-2.792.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.00-2.352.45
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Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units7,362100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
5,33072.40 %54.22 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
3064.16 %8.62 %5.68 %
2 units
4245.76 %10.01 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
2483.37 %6.75 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
1782.42 %4.84 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
3304.48 %4.88 %3.99 %
20 or more units
5467.42 %9.63 %8.59 %
Mobile home
00.00 %1.01 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
00.00 %0.02 %0.22 %
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Scotch Plains Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units7,362100.00 %--
1 room
530.72 %1.88 %2.21 %
2 rooms
680.92 %3.85 %4.88 %
3 rooms
4385.95 %10.72 %10.06 %
4 rooms
1,11815.19 %14.45 %15.95 %
5 rooms
6338.60 %17.03 %20.92 %
6 rooms
98913.43 %17.02 %18.39 %
7 rooms
1,50420.43 %13.08 %11.98 %
8 rooms
1,30217.69 %11.06 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
1,25717.07 %10.91 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)6.8-6.05.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units7,244100.00 %--
1.00 or less
7,14898.67 %87.95 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
560.77 %2.67 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
400.55 %1.96 %2.54 %
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Scotch Plains Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas5,57775.75 %61.87 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas410.56 %2.22 %5.96 %
Electricity4456.04 %9.56 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.1,15115.63 %17.98 %8.06 %
Coal or coke00.00 %0.04 %0.12 %
Wood110.15 %0.21 %1.51 %
Solar energy00.00 %0.01 %0.05 %
Other fuel70.10 %0.39 %0.35 %
No fuel used120.16 %0.30 %1.25 %
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Scotch Plains Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units5,186100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
330.64 %1.77 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
1072.06 %13.48 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
4338.35 %24.40 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
1,04820.21 %22.32 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
1,55630.00 %20.82 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
1,57930.45 %12.52 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
4208.10 %3.99 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
100.19 %0.70 %0.56 %
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Scotch Plains Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage3,70971.52 %71.46 %69.56 %
Less than $300
00.00 %0.04 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
00.00 %0.48 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
370.71 %2.20 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
1723.32 %8.03 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
75814.62 %22.40 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
1,02719.80 %18.90 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
1,71533.07 %19.41 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged1,47728.48 %28.54 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent1,58830.62 %27.01 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent71313.75 %17.07 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent79015.23 %15.56 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent56710.93 %11.56 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent4628.91 %7.69 %6.01 %
35 percent or more1,04420.13 %20.54 %15.91 %
Not computed220.42 %0.57 %0.85 %
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Scotch Plains Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units1,752100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
241.37 %4.74 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
00.00 %3.20 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
140.80 %8.55 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
1448.22 %31.78 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
73842.12 %29.93 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
69139.44 %14.22 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
1045.94 %4.36 %2.89 %
No cash rent
372.11 %3.22 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)98356.11 %45.27 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent37621.46 %18.48 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent34519.69 %14.64 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent30317.29 %12.94 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent1619.19 %10.73 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent844.79 %7.59 %7.32 %
35 percent or more43124.60 %29.94 %29.47 %
Not computed522.97 %5.68 %7.77 %

Scotch Plains Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
None3504.75 %11.75 %9.57 %
11,85225.16 %32.21 %31.22 %
23,72550.60 %35.05 %34.76 %
3 or more1,31717.89 %13.57 %15.45 %
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