Scotch Plains Information

Scotch Plains Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Scotch Plains, NJ

General Scotch Plains Information

State: New Jersey

County: Union County

Close cities: North Plainfield, NJ, Cranford, NJ, Clark, NJ, Garwood, NJ, Berkeley Heights, NJ, Fanwood, NJ, Plainfield, NJ, Westfield, NJ, Mountainside, NJ, Watchung, NJ, New Providence, NJ

Scotch Plains Population (census data)
Total 22,793
Male 10,919 (47.9%)
Female 11,874 (52.1%)

Population Density: 2,510 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 132.6 (US Avg is 100)

Scotch Plains Elevation: 151 feet above sea level

Land Area: 9.08 square miles

Median Household Income: $90,762

Zip Codes: 07076.

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Scotch Plains Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (76.3%)
  • Black (11.3%)
  • Hispanic (3.9%)
  • Asian Indian (3.0%)
  • Chinese (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Filipino (1.1%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • Korean (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Italian (22.5%)
  • Irish (18.3%)
  • German (13.4%)
  • Polish (10.1%)
  • English (6.3%)
  • Russian (5.3%)
Foriegn Born: 3,577 people (15.7%)
  • Asia (39.9%)
  • Europe (31.5%)
  • Latin America (28.7%)

Local Scotch Plains Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: New York Mets, New York Yankees
NFL Football: Philadelphia Eagles
NBA Basketball: New York Knicks, Philadelphia 76ers,
NHL Hockey: New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders, New York Rangers
NCAA Sports: Seton Hall University, Rutgers, State Univ of New Jersey

Scotch Plains School Information

High Schools
Scotch Plains Fanwood High School (641 Westfield Road, Scotch Plains, NJ, 07076 - Scotch Plains-Fanwood District)
Union County Magnet High School (1776 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains, NJ, 07076 - Union County Vocational District)
Middle Schools
Park Middle (580 Park Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ, 07076 - Scotch Plains-Fanwood District)
Terrill Middle (1301 Terrill Road, Scotch Plains, NJ, 07076 - Scotch Plains-Fanwood District)
Other/Private Schools
Academy For Allied Hlth Science (1776 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains, NJ, 07076 - Union County Vocational District)
Academy For Information Technology (1776 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains, NJ, 07076 - Union County Vocational District)
Evergreen (2280 Evergreen Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ, 07076 - Scotch Plains-Fanwood District)
Hillcrest Academy-North (2630 Plainfield Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ, 07076 - Union County Educational Services Commission District)
Howard B. Brunner (721 Westfield Road, Scotch Plains, NJ, 07076 - Scotch Plains-Fanwood District)
J Ackerman Coles (16 Kevin Road, Scotch Plains, NJ, 07076 - Scotch Plains-Fanwood District)
School 1 (563 Willow Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ, 07076 - Scotch Plains-Fanwood District)
Union County Vocational Tech (1776 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains, NJ, 07076 - Union County Vocational District)
William J. McGinn (1100 Roosevelt Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ, 07076 - Scotch Plains-Fanwood District)

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