West Caldwell Tourism, New Jersey

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West Caldwell is a township located in the West Essex area in northwestern Essex County, New Jersey. It is located approximately 16 miles (26 km) west of Manhattan and 6 miles (9.7 km) northwest of Newark. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township's population was 10,759, reflecting a decline of 474 (-4.2%) from the 11,233 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 811 (+7.8%) from the 10,422 counted in the 1990 Census. West Caldwell was originally incorporated as a borough by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 24, 1904, from portions of Caldwell Township (now known as Fairfield Township). In 1981, the borough was one of seven Essex County municipalities to pass a referendum to become a township, joining four municipalities that had already made the change, of what would ultimately be more than a dozen Essex County municipalities to reclassify themselves as townships in order take advantage of federal revenue sharing policies that allocated townships a greater share of government aid to municipalities on a per capita basis. The borough was named for Caldwell Township, which in turn was named for Presbyterian minister James Caldwell. New Jersey Monthly magazine ranked West Caldwell as its 60th best place to live in its 2010 rankings of the "Best Places To Live" in New Jersey.

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West Caldwell in United States offers a unique experience to travellers. After your splendid visit to West Caldwell, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Philadelphia. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Philadelphia for its bountiful attractions like Empire State Building, Central Park, Statue Of Liberty on your trip to West Caldwell. To reach West Caldwell, hop on a flight to airport which is the nearest major Philadelphia International Airport. A holiday in West Caldwell can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for West Caldwell*

  • Pollution Statistics in West Caldwell

    Know the pollution level of West Caldwell before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • West Caldwell: Crime and Safety

    How safe is West Caldwell for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in West Caldwell.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 83.33 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.33 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.67 (Moderate)
  • Living in West Caldwell - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 61.46 (High)
    • Climate Index 69.26 (High)
    • Pollution Index 22.41 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 50 (High)
    • Health Care Index 69.44 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.71 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in West Caldwell

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in West Caldwell

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.82 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 68.4 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 45 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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