Population: 6,971

Male 46% Female 54%
Married 50%
Single 50%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Caldwell has a low population density. Caldwell is perfect for those who want to be in the city without constantly rubbing shoulders.

5,878 Caldwell
27,441 New York

City Info

Caldwell, NJ is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 9/10 and an overall value of 8/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Caldwell has a population density of 5,878, with 6,971 current residents.

Out of the 6,971 current residents, 46% are male and 54% are female. 50% of the residents are married and 50% are single.



Air quality

Bad air quality


  • 56% Sun
  • 49% Rain
  • 20% Snow


53°F average temperature

  • 54 years Median home age
  • $348,380 Median home price
  • -5.53% Home appreciation rate
  • 28.54% Annual property tax
  • 47%
    Homes owned
  • 48.8%
    Homes rented
  • 4.2%
    Homes vacant


As for living in Caldwell, the air quality is 19% and the weather, on average, is 56% sunny, 49% rainy, and 20% snowy. The average temperature is 53°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Caldwell, you should know that 47% of homes are owned while 48.8% of homes are rented, and 4.2% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $348,380, the median age of homes is 54 years, the annual home appreciation is -5.53% and the annual property tax is 28.54%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Democrat Democrat


When looking at the community of Caldwell, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Caldwell’s crime rate is 2 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Caldwell is 42 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 75.91% Democratic, 23.40% Republican, and 0.69% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:13


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 91%
    High school diploma
  • 5%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 26%
    Bachelors degree
  • 18%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at Caldwell, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 10.80% of residents are unemployed in Caldwell (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Caldwell residents: 21.9% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 30.75% are in the arts and sciences field, 8.6% are in the customer service field, 29.6% are in the sales field, 0.00% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 4.5% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 4.6% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:13. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 90.68%, 4.74% of residents have an associate’s degree, 25.75% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 18.27% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in Caldwell, you should be aware that the average commute time is 29 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Caldwell have a few different options. 80% of commuters use their own cars, 7% of commuters carpool, 4% of commuters use the transit system, and 3% of residents work from home.

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