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West Caldwell is a township in Essex County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named for James Caldwell, minister
The latitude of West Caldwell is 40.840N. The longitude is -74.302W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 197 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 11,233.
Sections below provide additional information and links about West Caldwell 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 07004 ZIP code.
12% of West Caldwell residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Caldwell ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Caldwell was $38,345, compared with $21,587 nationally.
48% of West Caldwell residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in West Caldwell, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,130. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,950.
Libraries in West Caldwell include West Caldwell Public Library ... View libraries
Essex County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Caldwell political report.
The average commute time for West Caldwell workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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