Our Trade Area

About Cranford and our Trade Area

Cranford is conveniently located in the heart of Union County on the Raritan Valley Line and with quick, convenient access to two Garden State Parkway exits (137 and 136).

The Downtown business district has more than 1,000 residential units and is home to almost 300 stores, restaurants, personal service businesses and professional offices.

Demographics (2015)

 Cranford3 Miles5 Miles
Population

 

 

24,097149,316420,716
Daytime Population8,65076,665195,283

 

 

Households

 

 

8,58356,137152,918
Downtown Residential Units1,061  
Est. Median Household Income$98,167  
Median Resident Age40.4 yrs

People visit most frequently from:

Westfield

Clark

Kenilworth

Berkeley Heights

Chatham

Colonia

Elizabeth

Montclair

Millburn

Fanwood

Mountainside

Garwood

Summit

Madison

Woodbridge

Metuchen

South Orange

Edison

Scotch Plains

New Providence

Springfield

Union

Maplewood

Roselle Park

Linden

Rahway

More about Cranford and our Trade Area

Annual Average Daily Traffic (NJ DOT 2015)

  • North Avenue – 14,851
  • South Avenue – 14,505

Local Public Transportation

  • NJ Transit train & bus – approx. 1,200 riders daily
  • Newark Penn Station – 10 miles
  • Amtrak at Metro Park – 7 miles
  • Newark Airport – 7 miles

Nearby Colleges & Universities

  • Union County College – in town
  • Kean University – 4 miles
  • Seton Hall University – 7 miles
  • NJIT – 9 miles
  • Rutgers University, Newark – 9 miles

Nearby Towns: Distance & Population

Garwood1.1 mi4,347
Kenilworth1.2 mi13,638
Roselle Park1.4 mi30,206
Westfield1.5 mi7,700
Clark1.6 mi24,186
Mountainside1.8 mi8,194
Fanwood4 mi6,883
Linden4 mi42,457
Union4.3 mi58.512
Scotch Plains5 mi15,835
Summit5 mi22,019
Maplewood9 mi24,634