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Caldwell is a borough in Essex County, in the New York metro area.

The community was named for the Rev. James Caldwell, Revolutionary War chaplain
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New Jersey named Caldwell. For links to other places called Caldwell, NJ, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Caldwell is 40.839N. The longitude is -74.276W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,620.


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Median household income
Local
$61,250
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Caldwell demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 5. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.6 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· President Grover Cleveland
· Camryn Manheim, actress
Nearby parks & recreation: Grover Cleveland Park
Historic sites and museums: Grover Cleveland Birthplace
Colleges and universities: Caldwell College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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11% of Caldwell residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Caldwell ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Caldwell was $34,630, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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44% of Caldwell residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Caldwell, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $864.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,851.


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Libraries in Caldwell include Caldwell Free Public Library ... View libraries

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Essex County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Caldwell political report.

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Caldwell restaurants taking online reservations include Trattoria Fresco ... View restaurants

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The average commute time for Caldwell workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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NJ communities formerly known as Caldwell:
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