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Mountainside is a borough in Union County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named for its location in the Watchung Mountains
The latitude of Mountainside is 40.672N. The longitude is -74.357W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 151 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,659.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Mountainside 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 07092 ZIP code.
16% of Mountainside residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mountainside ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mountainside was $47,474, compared with $21,587 nationally.
48% of Mountainside residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Mountainside, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $916. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,009.
Libraries in Mountainside include Mountainside Free Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Mountainside include Summit Observer
Union County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mountainside political report.
The average commute time for Mountainside workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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