Cranford, NJ Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Population: 22,578
Males: 10,724 (47.5%), Females: 11,854 (52.5%)

Union County

Median resident age: 40.4 years
Median household income: $76,338
Median house value: $233,600

Races in Cranford:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.6%)
  • Hispanic (3.9%)
  • Black (2.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Chinese (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
  • Asian Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: Italian (25.4%), Irish (24.6%), German (18.1%), Polish (12.0%), English (7.2%), Russian (3.3%).

Elevation: 81 feet

Land area: 4.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Cranford

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 43.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cranford CDP

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 63.5%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

8.7% Foreign born (4.8% Europe, 1.8% Latin America, 1.7% Asia).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Cranford:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Cranford:

  • NEWARK LIBERTY INTL (about 10 miles; NEWARK, NJ; Abbreviation: EWR)
  • PORT AUTH-DWNTN-MANHATTAN/WALL ST (about 22 miles; NEW YORK, NY; Abbreviation: JRB)
  • TETERBORO (about 23 miles; TETERBORO, NJ; Abbreviation: TEB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Cranford:

  • LINDEN (about 6 miles; LINDEN, NJ; Abbreviation: LDJ)
  • MORRISTOWN MUNI (about 11 miles; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Abbreviation: MMU)
  • NEWARK NR 1 (about 12 miles; NEWARK, NJ; Abbreviation: 3N4)
Amtrak stations near Cranford:

  • 7 miles: METROPARK (ISELIN, 100 MIDDLESEX-ESSEX TPK.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 8 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 11 miles: NEWARK (RAYMOND PLAZA WEST). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Cranford:

  • UNION COUNTY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 5,856; Location: 1033 SPRINGFIELD AVE; Public; Website: www.ucc.edu)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Cranford:

  • KEAN UNIVERSITY (about 4 miles; UNION, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 8,627)
  • SETON HALL UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; SOUTH ORANGE, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 7,509)
  • DREW UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; MADISON, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 2,133)
  • RUTGERS UNIVERSITY-NEWARK (about 11 miles; NEWARK, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 6,878)
  • NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 11 miles; NEWARK, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 6,565)
  • ESSEX COUNTY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; NEWARK, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 5,893)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY OF NEW JERSEY (about 11 miles; NEWARK, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 4,134)

Schools

Public high school in Cranford:

  • CRANFORD SR HIGH (Students: 1,072; Location: 201 WEST END PLACE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Cranford:

  • ORANGE AVE SCH (Students: 686; Location: 901 ORANGE AVENUE; Grades: 03 – 08)
  • HILLSIDE AVE SCH (Students: 641; Location: 125 HILLSIDE AVENUE; Grades: KG – 08)
  • BROOKSIDE PLACE (Students: 382; Location: 700 BROOKSIDE PLACE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • BLOOMINGDALE AVE SCH (Students: 276; Location: 200 BLOOMINGDALE AVENUE; Grades: PK – 02)
  • WALNUT AVE SCH (Students: 240; Location: 370 WALNUT AVENUE; Grades: PK – 02)
  • LIVINGSTON AVE SCH (Students: 222; Location: 75 LIVINGSTON AVENUE; Grades: 03 – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Cranford:

  • SOLOMON SCHECHTER DAY SCHOOL (Students: 433; Location: 721 ORANGE AVENUE; Grades: PK – 5)
  • ST MICHAEL SCHOOL (Students: 424; Location: 100 ALDEN STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • CRANFORD CHILD CARE CTR (Students: 61; Location: 7 CHERRY ST; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Cranford:

  • CRANFORD FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $832,406; Location: 224 WALNUT AVENUE, BOX 400; 110,249 books; 4,150 audio materials; 1,484 video materials; 208 serial subscriptions)

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