Montclair, NJ best affordable homes for sale within $350,000 and $750,000. The Township of Montclair can be characterized as a medium size (in population), middle class suburban municipality. Montclair is located in the northern section of Essex County. It has a land mass of approximately 6.30 square miles and is bounded to the north by Cedar Grove, to the south by Orange, to the east by Glen Ridge and to the west by the Verona. New York City is located less than 20 miles east of Montclair. According to the 2010 United States Census, there were 15,089 households, and 9,446 families residing in the township. The median income for a household in the Township was $95,696, and the median income for a family was 126,983.
Montclair hosts many art institutions and theaters, and despite its relatively small size, has many art venues. It has its own art museum, the Montclair Art Museum and several small galleries. The townships’ income levels are higher than the state and county averages, and are consistent with surrounding municipalities with the exception of Glen Ridge, Essex Fells vs, Caldwell and West Orange.