Cranford Union County, New Jersey

Cranford: Township of New Jersey

Cranford locator map
Location of Cranford on New Jersey map.

About

Cranford is a township located in the county of Union in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 22,625 and a population density of 4,647 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 24,028 inhabitants.

The township was created 150 years ago in 1871.

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DROESCHERS MILL CRANFORD UNION COUNTY
DROESCHERS MILL  CRANFORD  UNION COUNTY image

Geography

Cranford is located at 40°39'30"N 74°17'59"W (40.6584400, -74.2995900). It has 8 neighbors: Clark, Garwood, Kenilworth, Linden, Roselle, Roselle Park, Springfield and Westfield.

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Cranford Quick Facts

Population : 24,028 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Union County
Postal code : 07016
Phone Area Codes : 908
Area : 4.87 km2
Altitude : 79 feet / 24 meters
Establishment : March 03, 1871 (150 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 00:56:10 (18th October 2021)
Density : 4,935 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 5.84% (2010-2020)

Cranford has 8 neighbours.

  • Clark township in southern Union County, New Jersey, United States
  • Garwood town
  • Kenilworth town in New Jersey
  • Linden city in Union County, New Jersey, USA
  • Roselle borough in New Jersey, USA
  • Roselle Park borough in Union County, New Jersey
  • Springfield township in Union County, New Jersey, United States
  • Westfield town in Union County, New Jersey

Demographics

The population of Cranford increased by 5.84% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 22,625 - census
2011 22,769 0.63% estimation process
2012 22,864 0.42% estimation process
2013 23,136 1.18% estimation process
2014 23,331 0.84% estimation process
2015 23,899 2.38% estimation process
2016 23,983 0.35% estimation process
2017 24,051 0.28% estimation process
2018 24,100 0.2% estimation process
2019 24,054 -0.19% estimation process
2020 24,028 -0.11% estimation process

Cranford zip code is 07016. County name: Union, County fips: 34039

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Local Places in Cranford

1 Cranford Township

Address: 8 Springfield Ave, Cranford, NJ 07016 ➦ Show Map

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People born in Cranford (10)

People born in Cranford, including designer Howard Darrin, singer-songwriter Jordan White, artist Ron Miriello, you can see a list of people who born in Cranford.

  • Robert Chester Smith (American historian) he was born in 26/02/1912
  • J. B. Elwell (American bridge player, teacher, and writer) he was born in 24/02/1873
  • Nik Fekete he was born in 24/03/1980
  • Gordon Chalmers (American swimmer) he was born in 24/02/1911
  • James Campbell Watson Rankin Sr. (American mayor) he was born in 01/10/1858
  • Charles Leo Abry Sr. (American mayor) he was born in 24/07/1838
  • Deborah Wolfe (American educator and minister of religion) she was born in 01/01/1916

Schools in Cranford

College & universities near Cranford, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
187198 Union County College Cranford (NJ) 07016-1528

Stations (20)

Amtrak & bus stations near Cranford, NJ

Code Name Address Type
MET Metropark station 100 Middlesex-Essex Turnpike RAIL
EWR Newark Liberty International Airport Newark Liberty International Airport RAIL
NWK Pennsylvania Station 1 Raymond Plaza West RAIL
NBK New Brunswick station French and Albany Streets RAIL
NYP Pennsylvania Station 8th Ave 31st Street / 8th Ave 33rd Street RAIL

Post offices near Cranford

Post Office Name City ZIP
Cranford Post Office Cranford (NJ) 07016

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Union County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Union County , NJ. (more)

City Name Population Title
Elizabeth 128,382 City in and county seat of Union County, New Jersey, United States
Elizabethport 124,969 City in and county seat of Union County, New Jersey, United States
Union 67,137 Economic and political union of 27 states mostly located in Europe
Plainfield 50,011 City in Union County, New Jersey, United States of America
Linden 42,076 City in Union County, New Jersey, USA
Rahway 29,832 City in Union County, New Jersey
Westfield 29,238 Town in Union County, New Jersey
Scotch Plains 24,138 Township in Union County, New Jersey, United States
Hillside 21,841 Township of New Jersey
Summit 21,812 City in Union County, New Jersey, United States
Roselle 21,689 Borough in New Jersey, USA
Clark 15,837 Township in southern Union County, New Jersey, United States
New Providence 13,994 Town in New Jersey, United States
Roselle Park 13,510 Borough in Union County, New Jersey
Berkeley Heights 13,313 Township in Union County, New Jersey
Kenilworth 8,153 Town in New Jersey

Distance to Other Cities

Cranford distances to largest New Jersey cities