Cedar Grove

Serene retreat with the convenience of proximity to NYC.
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Welcome to Cedar Grove

Cedar Grove, New Jersey, is a charming township nestled in the heart of Essex County. Known for its picturesque landscapes and suburban tranquility, Cedar Grove offers a serene retreat with the convenience of proximity to New York City, approximately 12 miles to the east. This township is characterized by its blend of well-kept residential areas, lush parks, and robust community amenities.

 

The community of Cedar Grove takes pride in its excellent public school system, which is a significant draw for families. The township is also home to an array of local businesses, restaurants, and shops that add to its small-town charm. Community engagement is a hallmark of Cedar Grove, with numerous events and activities designed to bring residents together, fostering a strong sense of belonging.

 

Nature enthusiasts will appreciate Cedar Grove's abundance of green spaces, including the Essex County Mills Reservation and Hilltop Reservation. These areas offer miles of hiking trails, scenic overlooks, and opportunities for outdoor recreation, contributing to the township's appeal as a haven for outdoor activities.

 

Cedar Grove also boasts a rich historical heritage, with several preserved sites and buildings that reflect its past. Public spaces are meticulously maintained, enhancing the overall quality of life for its residents. With its combination of natural beauty, strong community spirit, and convenient location, Cedar Grove, NJ, stands out as an ideal place to live and grow some roots.

Overview for Cedar Grove , NJ

13,073 people live in Cedar Grove , where the median age is 45.6 and the average individual income is $58,708. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

13,073

Total Population

45.6 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$58,708

Average individual Income

Around Cedar Grove , NJ

There's plenty to do around Cedar Grove , including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

63
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
50
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including La Flor De Morelos, Wander Atelier, and The Movers Club.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.49 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.7 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.87 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.54 miles 22 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.79 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.43 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Cedar Grove , NJ

Cedar Grove has 4,791 households, with an average household size of 2.57. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Cedar Grove do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 13,073 people call Cedar Grove home. The population density is 3,076.38 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

13,073

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

45.6

Median Age

43.59 / 56.41%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
4,791

Total Households

2.57

Average Household Size

$58,708

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Cedar Grove , NJ

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The following schools are within or nearby Cedar Grove . The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
St Catherine Of Siena School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
South End Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
4/5
Cedar Grove High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
North End Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
5/5
Memorial Middle School
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available

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