Comparing Town Budgets 

Montclair, Bloomfield and Jersey City

Have you visited your local library lately? See how much you pay for it.

This chart compares three municipalities in New Jersey by information in their 2017 local budgets.

See sub-navigation menu on the left to dig deeper into Montclair and Essex County Appropriations.

 

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montclair

Population* 38,202

Housing Units** 15,911

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bloomfield

Population 48,276

Housing Units 19,470

jersey city

Population 264,290

Housing Units 108,720


$504,500

Average Residential Value

$270,679

$93,500


Tax of Average Residential Property

$18,334

$10,984

$7,199


Taxes for Library

$2,273,956

(avg. residence $202)

$1,428,854

(avg. residence $95)

$7,220,380

(avg. residence $111)


Taxes for School District

$117,304,698

(avg. residence $10,347)

$72,307,608

(avg. residence $4,834)

$120,985,223

(avg. residence $1,856)


$52,801,180

$58,582,957

$223,276,028


$34,378,737

$21,719,000

$115,491,912


Total Town Revenues

$86,097,378

$88,405,427

$601,206,538


NJ State Aid Received

$2,967,066

$6,375,132

$69,465,660


Total Residential Property Value

$4,895,004,400

$3,154,490,600

$3,340,855,884


Total Tax-Exempt Property Value (public property, charities, churches, cemeteries)

$699,897,000

$476,724,900

$4,612,800,400


Municipal Personnel Costs

$52,689,727

$46,477,524

$337,151,592


The above budget information is based on publicly available 2017 budget forms.

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Montclair

Bloomfield

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*Population data is based on US Census 2015 estimates.

**Housing unit data is based on the US 2010 Census.