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Scotch Plains is a township in Union County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named for the Scottish families settling here
The latitude of Scotch Plains is 40.655N. The longitude is -74.39W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 217 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 22,732.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Scotch Plains demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Union County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Newark area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 07076 ZIP code.
11% of Scotch Plains residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Scotch Plains ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Scotch Plains was $39,913, compared with $21,587 nationally.
50% of Scotch Plains residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Scotch Plains, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $877. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,908.
Libraries in Scotch Plains include Scotch Plains Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Scotch Plains include Westfield Leader and Scotch Plains-Fanwood Times
Union County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Scotch Plains political report.
Scotch Plains restaurants taking online reservations include Stage House Restaurant and Wine Bar ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Scotch Plains workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Scotch Plains between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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