New Providence is a borough located in Union County with a population of just over 12,000 according to the latest 2010 US Census. New Providence is bordered by Chatham, Summit and Berkeley Heights Townships.
Of the population in New Providence, 39% had children under the age of 18 with median household income of $113,542 according to 2010 Census data.
The New Providence School District serves students in pre-K through 12th grades across four schools with an enrollment of just over 2,200 students. The middle and high schools share one building and many of the same services. For several years, New Providence was recognized by the US Department of Education with the National Blue Ribbon School Award of Excellence for its Middle School. Additionally, the high school has been ranked as a top high school in the state by NJ Monthly magazine.
New Providence offers two railway stations at the New Providence station and the Murray Hill station, offering service to Hoboken Terminal and Penn Station in Midtown Manhattan. These stations are serviced on the NJ Transit Gladstone Branch of the Morris & Essex Lines.
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