Known for having a lovely downtown, with plenty of options for a night out.

Welcome to Maplewood

Town Information For Maplewood NJ 07040

The township of Maplewood, New Jersey is known for having a lovely downtown, with plenty of options for a night out. Maplewood has a total of 23,867 according to the 2010 consensus. Maplewood has a very old fashion ambiance to it. Maplewood is one of the first townships in the area that was populated by settlers in 1675.

Real estate in Maplewood New Jersey has been on the rise in recent years. Currently, the median listing price in Maplewood is $450,000. Up from the 2012-2013 low of $406,000 and down from a high of $608,000. The average household income in Maplewood is around $116,014.

The price of real estate in Maplewood varies drastically based on the neighborhood. If you are interested in moving to or from Maplewood we offer free consultations here.

School System

The school system in Maplewood is combined with South-Orange from kindergarten to 12th grade. The South Orange-Maplewood school system has been awarded by as #72 of 243 as the best school districts in New Jersey. The students who attend the public school system are well prepared for college.

The students of South-Orange Maplewood school system on average receive a 1220/1600 on their SATs and a 28/36 on their ACTs. The most popular colleges that the students attend are Rutgers University, New York University, and Montclair State University.


Commuting back and forth to work in Maplewood is simple. The Township itself has a plethora of public transportation options that make it simple to commute back and forth to New York City. The train station in downtown Maplewood has a direct line to New York City and should only be about a 45-minute ride once you are on the train.

In addition to being a great town to live in for its public transportation, Maplewood has access to major highways that are a short ride outside of the town itself.

Living in Maplewood

Maplewood is a perfect location to settle down and live your life. Recently, downtown Maplewood has been a destination location to enjoy a night out. With several destination spots in and around Maplewood such as The South Mountain ReservationTurtle Back Zoo, and local restaurants such as Arturo’s Osteria & PizzeriaVerjus, and Coda Kitchen and Bar.

Overview for Maplewood, NJ

25,420 people live in Maplewood, where the median age is 39.2 and the average individual income is $68,571. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

39.2 years

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Around Maplewood, NJ

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

Very Walkable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including John's Market, Heathermeade Distilling, and Esey International Market.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $ 3.26 miles 16 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.35 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.4 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.44 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.48 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.5 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Maplewood, NJ

Maplewood has 8,264 households, with an average household size of 3.07. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Maplewood do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 25,420 people call Maplewood home. The population density is 6,561.68 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


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Median Age

51.05 / 48.95%

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Schools in Maplewood, NJ

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The following schools are within or nearby Maplewood. 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.
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Clinton Elementary School
PreK - 5th
9th - 12th
Tuscan Elementary School
K - 5th
Maplewood Middle School
6th - 8th
Delia Bolden Elementary School
3rd - 5th
Seth Boyden Elementary Demonstration School
K - 5th

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