Scotch Plains Union County, New Jersey

Scotch Plains: Township in Union County, New Jersey, United States

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Location of Scotch Plains on New Jersey map.

About

Scotch Plains is a township located in the county of Union in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 23,510 and a population density of 1,003 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 24,138 inhabitants.

The township was created 143 years ago in 1878.

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Martine Ave
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Geography

Scotch Plains is located at 40°39'19"N 74°23'24"W (40.6553800, -74.3898700). It has 9 neighbors: Berkeley Heights, Clark, Edison, Fanwood, Mountainside, Plainfield, South Plainfield, Watchung and Westfield.

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Scotch Plains Quick Facts

Population : 24,138 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Union County
Postal code : 07076
Phone Area Codes : 908
Area : 23.44 km2
Altitude : 217 feet / 66 meters
Establishment : March 03, 1878 (143 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 01:38:53 (18th October 2021)
Density : 1,030 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.6% (2010-2020)

Scotch Plains has 9 neighbours.

  • Berkeley Heights township in Union County, New Jersey
  • Clark township in southern Union County, New Jersey, United States
  • Edison township in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States
  • Fanwood borough in Union County, New Jersey, United States
  • Mountainside town
  • Plainfield city in Union County, New Jersey, United States of America
  • South Plainfield borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey
  • Watchung borough in Somerset County, New Jersey, United States
  • Westfield town in Union County, New Jersey

Demographics

The population of Scotch Plains increased by 2.6% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 23,510 - census
2011 23,782 1.14% estimation process
2012 23,881 0.41% estimation process
2013 23,999 0.49% estimation process
2014 24,009 0.04% estimation process
2015 24,032 0.1% estimation process
2016 24,106 0.31% estimation process
2017 24,279 0.71% estimation process
2018 24,336 0.23% estimation process
2019 24,274 -0.26% estimation process
2020 24,138 -0.56% estimation process

Scotch Plains zip code is 07076. County name: Union, County fips: 34039

Scotch Plains, Scotchplains, Scotsplain, Wahackick

Local Places in Scotch Plains

1 Township of Scotch Plains

Address: 430 Park Ave, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076 ➦ Show Map

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Township of Scotch Plains

People born in Scotch Plains (20)

People born in Scotch Plains, including politician Donald DiFrancesco, swimmer, Olympic gold medalist Scott Goldblatt, Member of the United States House of Representatives from New Jersey Samuel Swan, you can see a list of people who born in Scotch Plains.

  • Ezra Darby (American politician (1768-1808)) he was born in 07/06/1768
  • Thomas W. Osborn (Union United States Army officer) he was born in 09/03/1833
  • Andrew Feeley (American basketball player) he was born in 11/08/1983
  • Hillary Klimowicz (American basketball player) she was born in 03/04/1987
  • Bryan Meredith (American soccer player) he was born in 02/08/1999
  • Abraham Coles (American physician and poet) he was born in 26/12/1813
  • Ashton Gibbs (American professional basketball player) he was born in 19/01/1990
  • John F. Rague (American architect) he was born in 24/03/1799
  • Melissa Murphy Weber (American politician) she was born in 26/09/1969
  • Tom Jackson (American football player and coach) he was born in 08/07/1948
  • Margaret Maas she was born in 17/11/1959
  • Steve Schnur
  • James Murphy (American soccer player, born 1997) he was born in 17/09/1997
  • Sterling Gibbs (American basketball player (1993-)) he was born in 17/07/1993
  • John Murphy (American soccer player born 2000) he was born in 19/04/2000
  • Colin Stripling (American soccer player) he was born in 27/10/1994
  • John Pak (American amateur golfer) he was born in 28/12/1998

Schools in Scotch Plains

College & universities near Scotch Plains, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
383279 Robert Fiance Beauty Schools-North Plainfield North Plainfield (NJ) 07060

Stations (22)

Amtrak & bus stations near Scotch Plains, NJ

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

Post offices near Scotch Plains

Post Office Name City ZIP
Scotch Plain Post Office Scotch Plains (NJ) 07076

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
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
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

Scotch Plains distances to largest New Jersey cities