Millburn, New Jersey
|Millburn, New Jersey|
|— Township —|
|Township of Millburn|
|Coordinates: Coordinates: |
|Incorporated||March 20, 1857|
|• Mayor||Sandra Haimoff (R, term ends December 31, 2013)|
|• Administrator||Timothy P. Gordon|
|• Clerk||Joanne M. Monarque|
|• Total||9.876 sq mi (25.579 km2)|
|• Land||9.322 sq mi (24.145 km2)|
|• Water||0.554 sq mi (1.434 km2) 5.61%|
|Area rank||211th of 566 in state
5th of 22 in county
|Elevation||394 ft (120 m)|
|Population (2010 Census)|
|• Rank||129th of 566 in state
12th of 22 in county
|• Density||2,161.3/sq mi (834.5/km2)|
|• Density rank||280th of 566 in state
16th of 22 in county
|Time zone||EST (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)|
|ZIP codes||07041 - Millburn
07078 - Short Hills
|GNIS feature ID||0882221|
Millburn is a township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township's population was 20,149, reflecting an increase of 384 (+1.9%) from the 19,765 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 1,135 (+6.1%) from the 18,630 counted in the 1990 Census.
Millburn is near South Mountain Reservation, The Mall at Short Hills and the suburban towns of South Orange, Maplewood, Livingston, and Summit. Millburn is also home to the Paper Mill Playhouse, a 70-year-old regional theater.
Millburn had the highest annual property tax bills in New Jersey in 2009 at $19,097, compared to the statewide average of $7,300 that year which was the highest in the United States.
Millburn is located at United States Census Bureau, the township had a total area of 9.876 square miles (25.579 km2), of which, 9.322 square miles (24.145 km2) of it is land and 0.554 square miles (1.434 km2) of it (5.61%) is water.(40.741612,-74.321282). According to the
Millburn also includes the hamlet of Short Hills. Millburn comprises the historic Wyoming district, and South Mountain and Millburn Center areas. Short Hills contains the sections of Knollwood, Glenwood, Brookhaven, Country Club, Merrywood, Deerfield-Crossroads, Mountaintop, White Oak Ridge, and Old Short Hills Estates. Situated approximately 15 miles (24 km) from Manhattan, Millburn Township is bordered by the municipalities of Livingston, Florham Park, Chatham Township, Summit, Springfield Township, Union Township, Maplewood and West Orange.
The West Branch of the Rahway River runs through downtown Millburn.
1930-1990 2000 2010
As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 20,149 people, 6,813 households, and 5,553 families residing in the township. The population density was 2,161.3 inhabitants per square mile (834.5 /km2). There were 7,106 housing units at an average density of 762.2 per square mile (294.3 /km2). The racial makeup of the township was 80.17% (16,154) White, 1.63% (329) Black or African American, 0.03% (6) Native American, 15.66% (3,155) Asian, 0.02% (5) Pacific Islander, 0.51% (103) from other races, and 1.97% (397) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.49% (703) of the population.
There were 6,813 households out of which 48.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.2% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.5% were non-families. 15.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.96 and the average family size was 3.32.
In the township the population was spread out with 32.3% under the age of 18, 4.2% from 18 to 24, 21.1% from 25 to 44, 31.2% from 45 to 64, and 11.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41.0 years. For every 100 females there were 95.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.8 males.
The Census Bureau's 2006-2010 American Community Survey showed that (in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars) median household income was $165,603 (with a margin of error of +/- $9,937) and the median family income was $194,421 (+/- $14,492). Males had a median income of $136,031 (+/- $14,137) versus $81,152 (+/- $9,621) for females. The per capita income for the borough was $84,663 (+/- $5,971). About 1.3% of families and 1.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.9% of those under age 18 and 0.0% of those age 65 or over.
As of the 2000 United States Census there were 19,765 people, 7,015 households, and 5,604 families residing in the township. The population density was 2,106.2 people per square mile (813.6/km2). There were 7,158 housing units at an average density of 762.8 per square mile (294.6/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 88.91% White, 8.40% Asian, 1.10% African American, 0.05% Native American, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.43% from other races, and 1.08% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.04% of the population. The most common reported ancestries in 2000 were 13.5% Italian, 12.2% Irish, 11.7% Russian and 11.5% German.
There were 7,015 households out of which 44.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.6% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.1% were non-families. 17.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.19.
In the township the population was spread out with 30.2% under the age of 18, 3.2% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 25.1% from 45 to 64, and 13.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 94.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.2 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $130,848, and the median income for a family was $158,888. Males had a median income of $100,000+ versus $51,603 for females. The per capita income for the township was $76,796. About 1.2% of families and 1.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.4% of those under age 18 and 1.0% of those age 65 or over.
Millburn has one of the largest Jewish communities in Essex County, along with neighboring Livingston and South Orange. Philip Roth's popular novel Goodbye, Columbus about a newly affluent Jewish family in the 1950s, was set in the Short Hills section of Millburn, and a key scene takes place at the Millburn High School track.
Since its incorporation as a municipality in 1857, Millburn has operated under the Township form of government with a five-member Township Committee. The Township Committee is elected directly by the voters in partisan elections to serve three-year terms of office on a staggered basis, with one or two seats coming up for election each year. At an annual reorganization meeting, the Township Committee selects one of its members to serve as Mayor. A Business Administrator manages the day-to-day functions of the Township.
As of 2012[update], members of the Township Committee are Mayor Sandra H. Haimoff (term ends December 31, 2012), Deputy Mayor Robert J. Tillotson (2014), W. Theodore Bourke (2013), Sari Greenberg (2014) and Thomas C. McDermott (2013).
Haimoff became Mayor in 2008 following the expiration of former mayor Daniel Baer's term on December 31, 2007. Daniel Baer's service had marked the first time in the history of the town that a Democrat held the title of Mayor.
Federal, state and county representation
Millburn is located in the 7th Congressional District and is part of New Jersey's 27th state legislative district. Prior to the 2011 reapportionment following the 2010 Census, Millburn had been in the 21st state legislative district. Prior to the 2010 Census, Millburn had been split between the 10th Congressional District and the 11th Congressional District, a change made by the New Jersey Redistricting Commission that took effect in January 2013, based on the results of the November 2012 general elections.
New Jersey's Seventh Congressional District is represented by Leonard Lance (R, Clinton Township). New Jersey is represented in the United States Senate by Bob Menendez (D, North Bergen). Following the death of Frank Lautenberg on June 3, 2013, Governor Chris Christie named New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa (R, Branchburg) to fill the vacant seat on an interim basis from June 10 until an October special election is held to fill the balance of Lautenberg's term.
The 27th Legislative District of the New Jersey Legislature is represented in the State Senate by Richard Codey (D, Roseland) and in the General Assembly by Mila Jasey (D, South Orange) and John F. McKeon (D, West Orange). The Governor of New Jersey is Chris Christie (R, Mendham Township). The Lieutenant Governor of New Jersey is Kim Guadagno (R, Monmouth Beach).
Essex County is governed by a directly-elected County Executive, with legislative functions performed by the Board of Chosen Freeholders. As of 2013[update], the County Executive is Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. The county's Board of Chosen Freeholders consists of nine members, four elected on an at-large basis and one from each of five wards, who serve three-year terms of office on a concurrent basis, all of which end in 2014. Essex County's Freeholders are Freeholder President Blonnie R. Watson (at large; Newark), Freeholder Vice President Patricia Sebold (at large; Livingston), Rufus I. Johnson (at large; Newark), Gerald M. Owens (At large; South Orange, filling the vacant seat after the resignation of Donald Payne, Jr.) Rolando Bobadilla (District 1 - Newark's North and East Wards, parts of Central and West Wards; Newark), D. Bilal Beasley (District 2 - Irvington, Maplewood and Newark's South Ward and parts of West Ward; Irvington), Carol Y. Clark (District 3 - East Orange, Newark's West and Central Wards, Orange and South Orange; East Orange) and Leonard M. Luciano (District 4 - Caldwell, Cedar Grove, Essex Fells, Fairfield, Livingston, Millburn, North Caldwell, Roseland, Verona, West Caldwell and West Orange; West Caldwell), and Brendan W. Gill (District 5 - Belleville, Bloomfield, Glen Ridge, Montclair and Nutley; Montclair). Constitutional elected countywide are County Clerk Christopher J. Durkin (West Caldwell, 2015), Sheriff Armando B. Fontoura (2015) and Surrogate Thomas N. Stephen, II (2016).
As of March 23, 2011, there were a total of 14,099 registered voters in Millburn, of which 4,512 (32.0%) were registered as Democrats, 3,214 (22.8%) were registered as Republicans and 6,361 (45.1%) were registered as Unaffiliated. There were 12 voters registered to other parties.
In the 2008 presidential election, Democrat Barack Obama received 58.6% of the vote here (6,097 cast), ahead of Republican John McCain with 39.8% (4,144 votes) and other candidates with 0.7% (72 votes), among the 10,410 ballots cast by the township's 14,034 registered voters, for a turnout of 74.2%. In the 2004 presidential election, Democrat John Kerry received 55.1% of the vote here (5,682 ballots cast), outpolling Republican George W. Bush with 43.9% (4,525 votes) and other candidates with 0.6% (83 votes), among the 10,315 ballots cast by the township's 13,548 registered voters, for a turnout percentage of 76.1.
In the 2009 gubernatorial election, Republican Chris Christie received 47.9% of the vote here (3,308 ballots cast), ahead of Democrat Jon Corzine with 44.6% (3,080 votes), Independent Chris Daggett with 6.4% (445 votes) and other candidates with 0.4% (27 votes), among the 6,906 ballots cast by the township's 13,913 registered voters, yielding a 49.6% turnout.
The Millburn Township Public Schools serve students in prekindergarten through twelfth grade. Schools in the district (with 2010-11 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics) are five K-5 elementary schools (except as noted) — Deerfield Elementary School (515 students), Glenwood Elementary School (486), Hartshorn Elementary School (533), South Mountain Elementary School (PreK-5; 387) and Wyoming Elementary School (337) — Millburn Middle School for sixth through eighth grade (1,182) and Millburn High School for grades 9-12 (1,492).
Millburn High School was ranked as Number 148 in Newsweek Magazine's listing of "America's Best High Schools" in the August 5, 2005 issue, a ranking based on the number of AP exams taken by the students at the school in the past year divided by the number of graduating seniors. 98.3% of the class of 2010 planned to attend a four-year college or other post-secondary education.
The school was the 8th-ranked public high school in New Jersey out of 328 schools statewide in New Jersey Monthly magazine's September 2012 cover story on the state's "Top Public High Schools", after being ranked 1st in 2010 out of 322 schools listed. The magazine also ranked Millburn as the top high school in New Jersey in its 2008 rankings.
The influx of younger families into the community has led to significant growth in public school enrollment, with projected attendance doubling from 1990 to 2007.
Far Brook School is a private, nonsectarian coeducational day school located in the Short Hills section of Millburn, serving students in nursery through eighth grade, with a total enrollment of 197 students. The Pingry School's Lower School (K-6) campus is located in Short Hills. St. Rose of Lima School is a Catholic school with 260 students in PreK-3 to 8th grade, operating under the auspices of the Archdiocese of Newark.
Millburn Township is served by two New Jersey Transit railroad stations along the Morristown Line: the Millburn station, located at the intersection of Essex Avenue and Lackawanna Place near the Millburn Free Public Library, and the Short Hills station, located near The Crescent Street between Hobart Avenue and Chatham Road. The latter station is also the site of the Millburn-Short Hills Historical Society museum.
In addition, New Jersey Transit operates multiple bus lines along Millburn and Essex Avenues, including the 70 route that stops at the Millburn RR station on a route between Newark and Livingston. The MCM3 Morris County Metro local route also serves the community.
A variety of roads serve Millburn. Major county routes include CR 510, CR 527 and CR 577. Route 24 and Route 124 also pass through along the southwestern border with Summit. I-78 passes through the very southern tip of the township in the area of exit 49.
In June 2007, Millburn celebrated its 150th birthday in its downtown, in one of the biggest celebrations in Millburn history.
Points of interest
- Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary - A site owned by the daughter of Short Hills founder Stewart Hartshorn, the 16 acres (6.5 ha) park with its 3 miles (4.8 km) of trails was donated to the township in 1958.
- The Mall at Short Hills
- Paper Mill Playhouse
- B'nai Israel synagogue - Designed by architect Percival Goodman, the synagogue features works by Herbert Ferber, Adolph Gottlieb and Robert Motherwell.
- Old Short Hills Park
- Taylor Park
- Gero Park
- South Mountain Reservation - Essex County nature reserve covering more than 2,000 acres (810 ha) of land in Millburn, Maplewood and West Orange.
Notable current and former natives and residents of Millburn include:
- Prince Lorenzo Borghese (born 1973), star of the 9th season of The Bachelor.
- Bill Chinnock (1947-2007), singer-songwriter, guitarist; part of Asbury Park music scene with Bruce Springsteen in late 1960s.
- James C. Fletcher (1919–91), 4th and 7th Administrator of NASA.
- William R. Forstchen (born 1950) New York Times best selling author.
- Anne Hathaway (born 1982), Academy Award-winning actress.
- Herbert G. Hopwood (1898–1966), Commander in chief of the United States Pacific Fleet from 1958 to 1960.
- Elliott Kalan (born 1981), writer The Daily Show.
- John C. McGinley (born 1959), actor.
- Robert E. Mulcahy III (born 1932), athletic director at Rutgers University.
- Maureen Ogden (born 1928), seven-term member of the New Jersey General Assembly who served as Mayor of Millburn from 1979 to 1981.
- Betty Liu, Bloomberg TV anchor.
- Belva Plain (born 1919), author.
- Brian Rolston (born 1973), professional hockey player.
- Peter Rost (born 1959), author, speaker, expert witness, drug industry whistleblower.
- Annie Russell (1864–1936), British-American theatrical actress.
- Patti Stanger (born 1961), matchmaker.
- Joel Weingarten, former member of the New Jersey General Assembly.
- Wang Yung-ching (1917–2008), Taiwan's wealthiest entrepreneur.
- Rachel Zoe (born 1971), fashion stylist.
- Alan Zweibel (born 1950), television producer and writer.
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- Capuzzo, Jill P. "Millburn High School Ranks Best in NJ", New Jersey Monthly, August 11, 2008. Accessed June 30, 2011. "Philip Roth put Millburn—or more specifically its upscale neighborhood of Short Hills—on the literary map with his novella Goodbye Columbus, in which a well-to-do Jewish family tries to break into the Waspy, upwardly mobile society there."
- Cheslow, Jerry. "If You're Thinking of Living In/Millburn Township, N.J.; A Town Where Both Halves Live Well", The New York Times, July 16, 2000. Accessed March 21, 2012. "Although Millburn has a large number of doctors, lawyers and other professionals, the mayor said that the majority of newcomers are connected with the financial industries in Manhattan. Among the attractions is NJ Transit's Midtown Direct train service: commuters leaving Millburn end up at Pennsylvania Station in Manhattan, avoiding the more laborious route that terminates in Hoboken, where Manhattan-bound riders have to transfer to PATH trains.... As older residents sell their houses in Millburn, public-school enrollment is escalating sharply. It now stands at 3,714, compared with 2,283 in 1990. Dr. James F. Donovan, the superintendent of schools, said that by 2007, enrollment is projected at 4,500."
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- Arboretum History, Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary. Accessed March 21, 2012. "The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum & Bird Sanctuary was started in 1923 by Cora Hartshorn, daughter of Short Hills founder Stewart Hartshorn, on a 16 acre tract of undeveloped woodland. The “Stone House” section of the building was completed in 1933 using stone and oak from Hartshorn quarries and land. Ms. Hartshorn designed a system of roads and 3 miles of walking paths that were completed in 1938. In 1958, Ms. Hartshorn donated the Arboretum to the township of Short Hills, stipulating that it be maintained as a public park."
- D'Onofrio, Laura. "B'nai Israel's interior art pieces head to New York", The Item of Millburn and Short Hills, April 8, 2010. Accessed March 21, 2012. "In 1951 Millburn's Congregation B'nai Israel took a revolutionary step. Rabbi Max Gruenewald commissioned architect Percival Goodman to find three avante-garde artists to create works for the synagogue.Jane Young, Executive Director of Congregation B'nai Israel, stands in front of Adoplh Gottlieb's Torah Ark Curtain that is now on display in New York City's Jewish Museum. When artists Robert Motherwell, Herbert Ferber and Adolph Gottlieb created respectively an expansive lobby mural, an exterior sculpture and a large-scale Torah curtain, Gruenewald knew the modern works would ruffle feathers."
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- Harris, Patricia. "TV bachelor retains his roots", The Item of Millburn and Short Hills, December 7, 2006. "Prince Lorenzo Borghese, the young bachelor whose selection of a potential life partner was chronicled on the recently completed television series “The Bachelor: Rome,” spent his formative years in the township."
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- Ranieri, Lynne. "Local History: One Man's Memories of the Early Days - John Lonergan remembered much of the history of Millburn-Short Hills.", Millburn-Short Hills Patch, August 10, 2009. Accessed March 15, 2011. "To further develop the story of Edward Lonergan, we have a reminiscence of him from a story written by renowned author and former Millburn resident William R. Forstchen..."
- Maynard, Kevin. "Up-and_Comers: Beyond the fairy tale", USA Weekend, April 11, 2004. "Once upon a time there lived a pretty girl named Anne Hathaway. She was a typical teenager in Millburn, N.J., albeit with a surprise hit movie -- The Princess Diaries -- under her belt that raked in more than $100 million and won her the adulation of little girls everywhere."
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- Fretts, Bruce. "Heeeeeere's John C.! Oliver Stone fave John C. McGinley makes a name for himself", Entertainment Weekly, October 15, 2001. Accessed March 15, 2011. "Life hasn't always been so sweet for McGinley. After growing up in Millburn, N.J., he toiled in New York theater, understudying John Turturro for a year and a half in an Off Broadway play called Danny and the Deep Blue Sea."
- Caldwell, Dave. "IN PERSON; Renaissance Man", The New York Times, December 4, 2005. Accessed January 24, 2008. "The taciturn Mulcahy, who graduated from Millburn High School and lives in Basking Ridge, did much of the groundwork that let Schiano, after a few tough seasons, become a success in his home state -- their home state."
- Manuscript Group 1379, Maureen B. Ogden (b. 1928), N.J. Assemblywoman, New Jersey Historical Society. Accessed July 21, 2010.
- Anderson, Susan. "In the loop with Betty Liu", Inside Jersey, September 21, 2010. Accessed June 27, 2012. "For someone who has the opportunity to reach some 240 million viewers around the world each day, particularly in Asia, the popular financial news journalist is strikingly down-to-earth and actually quite taken with Millburn, where she’s been living since August 2009. “I love Millburn. We spent 10 months house-searching. It took us forever to find a perfect one. My kids love it. It has great schools,” she says."
- Horner, Shirley. "ABOUT BOOKS", The New York Times, October 3, 1993. Accessed June 27, 2012. "Previous recipients of the award, which has come to be known as the Michael, include Mary Higgins Clark of Saddle River, Belva Plain of Short Hills, Wende and Harry Devlin of Mountainside, the Nobel laureate Dr. Arno Penzias of Highland Park and Gay Talese of Ocean City."
- Russo, Michael. "Rolston sees Minnesota in a positive light: The current New Jersey veteran remains "eternally grateful" and isn't bashful about talking up the Wild.", Star Tribune, March 20, 2009. Accessed March 15, 2011.
- Edwards, Jim. "Q&A: Peter Rost on His Quixotic Bid to Become Obama’s FDA Chief", BNET, December 4, 2008. Accessed March 15, 2011. "BNET: The last time I saw you, you were walking round Short Hills, N.J., in a Panama hat. Will you wear your Panama hat to work if you are made FDA commissioner?"
- Rajtar, Gayle; and Rajtar, Steve. "Annie Russell: Rollins Theater Is Named To Honor The Ethereal Actress Respected For Her Talent And Drive", Winter Park Magazine, February 2011. Accessed March 15, 2011. "It wasn’t long before Russell decided it was time for another break from acting; not just a brief rest, but a true retirement. She was ill with influenza in 1917 and announced her decision to leave the stage and move to a home she already owned in Short Hills, N.J."
- D'Onofrio, Laura. "Former resident helps others find love", The Item of Millburn and Short Hills, February 10, 2011. Accessed March 15, 2011. "Patti Stanger moved to Millburn when she was 11 years old and graduated from the high school in 1979. Maybe the name means something to you, or maybe the phrase Millionaire Matchmaker will ring some bells."
- Assemblyman Joel M. Weingarten, New Jersey Legislature, backed up by the Internet Archive as of February 25, 1998. Accessed June 14, 2010.
- Staff. "US judge retains tycoon’s case", Taipei Times, August 15, 2009. Accessed March 15, 2011. "Wang Yung-ching died of cardiopulmonary arrest on Oct. 15 at his house in Short Hills, New Jersey, two days after arriving from Taiwan. He traveled to Short Hills 'numerous times on a regular basis every year of the last 20-plus years of his life,' and lived there in the 1980s, the complaint said."
- She's got the look, The Observer, July 16, 2006. Accessed May 14, 2008. "She was born Rachel Zoe Rosenzweig in New York and grew up in Short Hills, New Jersey, the daughter of wealthy art collectors."
- Capuzzo, Jill L. "From 'Saturday Night Live' to '700 Sundays'", The New York Times, December 12, 2004. Accessed March 15, 2011. "For one thing, it has allowed him to move his family back East, to Short Hills, from Los Angeles, where the Zweibels have been living for the last 15 years."
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