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4.66% growth
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0.83% decline


The economy of Mountainside, NJ employs 3,124 people. The economy of Mountainside, NJ is specialized in Utilities; Information; and Wholesale trade, which employ respectively 2.85; 2.04; and 1.89 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Mountainside, NJ are Professional, Scientific, Tech Services (367), Healthcare & Social Assistance (367), and Manufacturing (326), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($183,068), Finance & Insurance ($108,737), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($70,724).

Median household income in Mountainside, NJ is $122,500. Males in Mountainside, NJ have an average income that is 1.54 times higher than the average income of females, which is $102,120. The income inequality of Mountainside, NJ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.515 which is higher than the national average.


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Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Mountainside, NJ. In Union County, NJ the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 67 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,267. Essex County, NJ has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in New Jersey.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Mountainside, NJ is from the county of Union County, NJ.

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Mountainside, NJ is home to a population of 6,835 people, from which 96.5% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Mountainside, NJ is composed of 6,054 White residents (88.6%), 418 Asian residents (6.12%), 125 Two+ residents (1.83%), 92 Hispanic residents (1.35%), and 75 Other residents (1.1%). The most common foreign languages in Mountainside, NJ are Chinese (167 speakers), German (118 speakers), and Italian (117 speakers), but compared to other places, Mountainside, NJ has a relative high number of Serbo-Croatian (103 speakers), Polish (105 speakers), and Italian (117 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Summit City & Westfield Town (North) PUMA, NJ awarded 1,503 degrees. The student population of Summit City & Westfield Town (North) PUMA, NJ is skewed towards females, with 530 male students and 973 female students. Most students in Summit City & Westfield Town (North) PUMA, NJ are Hispanic or Latino (473 and 31.5%), followed by White (418 and 27.8%), Black or African American (302 and 20.1%), and Unknown (165 and 11%). The largest universities in Summit City & Westfield Town (North) PUMA, NJ by number of graduates are Union County College (1,503 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Summit City & Westfield Town (North) PUMA, NJ are Liberal Arts & Sciences (607 and 40.4%), Registered Nursing (221 and 14.7%), and General Business (135 and 8.98%). The median tuition costs in Summit City & Westfield Town (North) PUMA, NJ are N/A for private four year colleges, and N/A and N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Mountainside, NJ is $622,000, which is 3.03 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value decreased from $627,200 to $622,000, a 0.83% increase. The homeownership rate of Mountainside, NJ is 91.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Mountainside, NJ have an average commute time of 27.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Mountainside, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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