New Providence Union County, New Jersey

New Providence: Town in New Jersey, United States

About

New Providence is a town located in the county of Union in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 12,171 and a population density of 1,267 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 13,994 inhabitants.

The town was created 122 years ago in 1899.

New Providence Quick Facts

Population : 13,994 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Union County
Postal code : 07974
Phone Area Codes : 908
Area : 9.61 km2
Altitude : 217 feet / 66 meters
Establishment : March 03, 1899 (122 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 07:08:39 (28th November 2021)
Density : 1,457 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 13.03% (2010-2020)
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Location of New Providence on New Jersey map.
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New Providence NJ public park with pergola and benches
New Providence NJ public park with pergola and benches image

Geography

New Providence is located at 40°41'54"N 74°24'6"W (40.6984300, -74.4015400).

New Providence map

Demographics

The population of New Providence increased by 13.03% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 12,171 - census
2011 12,255 0.69% estimation process
2012 12,288 0.27% estimation process
2013 12,319 0.25% estimation process
2014 12,345 0.21% estimation process
2015 12,374 0.23% estimation process
2016 12,714 2.67% estimation process
2017 13,109 3.01% estimation process
2018 13,454 2.56% estimation process
2019 13,595 1.04% estimation process
2020 13,994 2.85% estimation process

New Providence zip code is 07974. County name: Union, County fips: 34039

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Local Places in New Providence

1 New Providence Municipal Center
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New Providence Municipal Center

People born in New Providence (13)

People born in New Providence, including Admiral of the Royal Navy and Governor of Newfoundland James Gambier, 1st Baron Gambier, Bahamian politician O. Tommy Turnquest, Bahamian politician Cynthia A. Pratt, you can see a list of people who born in New Providence.

  • Adrian Griffith (Bahamian athlete) he was born in 11/11/1984
  • Ellison Greenslade (Bahamian police officer) he was born in 24/05/1961
  • Ivanique Kemp (Bahamian athlete) she was born in 11/06/1991
  • Perry Gomez (Bahamian politician) he was born in 18/01/1947
  • Roderick Bowe (Bahamian Navy officer) he was born in 22/01/1961
  • Katrina Seymour (Bahamian athlete) she was born in 07/01/1993
  • Bertha Isaacs (Bahamian teacher, tennis player, women's rights activist and politician) she was born in 18/04/1900
  • Lucy Michelle Fortin (Bahamian American journalist) she was born in 19/05/1968
  • Keva Bethel (Bahamian educator) she was born in 18/08/1935
  • Joshua Fernander (Bahamian footballer) he was born in 16/09/1998

Schools in New Providence

College & universities near New Providence, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
184348 Drew University Madison (NJ) 07940
187198 Union County College Cranford (NJ) 07016-1528
407407 Capri Institute of Hair Design-Kenilworth Kenilworth (NJ) 07033
383279 Robert Fiance Beauty Schools-North Plainfield North Plainfield (NJ) 07060
491613 Yeshiva Gedolah Tiferes Boruch North Plainfield (NJ) 07060-0000

Stations (23)

Amtrak & bus stations near New Providence, 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 New Providence

Post Office Name City ZIP
New Providen Post Office New Providence (NJ) 07974
Berkeley Heigh Post Office Berkeley Heights (NJ) 07922
Summ Post Office Summit (NJ) 07901
Chatham Post Office Chatham (NJ) 07928
Chatham Annex Post Office Chatham (NJ) 07928

Other places with the same name (2)

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
Cranford 24,028 Township of New Jersey
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
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

New Providence distances to largest New Jersey cities