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Maplewood is a township in Essex County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named for maple trees growing near the train station
The latitude of Maplewood is 40.773N. The longitude is -74.273W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 430 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 23,868.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Maplewood demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Essex 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 07079 ZIP code.
9% of Maplewood residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Maplewood ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Maplewood was $36,794, compared with $21,587 nationally.
51% of Maplewood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Maplewood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $851. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,979.
Libraries in Maplewood include Hilton Branch, Maplewood Memorial Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Maplewood include Maplewood News-Record
Essex County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Maplewood political report.
The average commute time for Maplewood workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Maplewood between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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