Clark

A simple, small and commuter-friendly township located in Union County New Jersey.

Welcome to Clark

Town Information For Clark NJ 07066

Clark, NJ is a simple, small and commuter-friendly township located in Union County New Jersey. The township has a total of 14,756 residents according to the 2010 consensus. Clark consists of a total area of 4.494 square miles. Historically, Clark started off as a piece of Rahway.

Real Estate in Clark New Jersey is very reasonably priced. During the most recent market bottom in 2013 the median listing price was $326,000. Under the current market conditions, houses in Clark are on an average listing for $436,000. The median household income to live in Clark is around $91,295.

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School System

The School System in Clark is known for having a very communal feel to it. With the majority of students being raised in the public school system. Students of the public school system on average will receive a 1150/1600 on their SATs and an average score of a 26/36 on their ACTs. The most popular college’s students attend are Rutgers University, Montclair State University, and Seton Hall University. 

Commuting

Commuting to and from Clark is a breeze. If you work somewhere right along the Garden State Parkway you are in a perfect location. Clark is the town that most people in union County go through to access the Garden State Parkway.

If you are commuting to and from New York City you are roughly an hour away via car and public transportation.

Living in Clark

Clark has a small downtown with plenty of great local attractions and things to do. Some of the local favorites would are the Hyatt Hills Golf Course, and The Watchung Reservation. A few of the top rated restaurants in the area are TarantellasBistro 1051, and Clark BBQ.

Overview for Clark, NJ

15,847 people live in Clark, where the median age is 42.3 and the average individual income is $50,936.53. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

15,847

Total Population

42.3 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$50,936.53

Average individual Income

Around Clark, NJ

There's plenty to do around Clark, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

40
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
26
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Autumn Harvest Health Foods, Su Meza Cafe, and Alonso's Cafe.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.89 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.04 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.37 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.88 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.9 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.39 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Clark, NJ

Clark has 6,055 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Clark do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 15,847 people call Clark home. The population density is 3,708.44 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

15,847

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

42.3

Median Age

50.95 / 49.05%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
6,055

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$50,936.53

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Clark, NJ

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Clark. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Arthur L. Johnson High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Carl H. Kumpf School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Valley Road School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
St John The Apostle School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Honor Ridge Academy
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
Mother Seton Regional High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
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