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The population of Hillside is approximately 21,684 (2006).
The approximate number of families is 7,388 (2000).

The amount of land area in Hillside is 6.953 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Hillside is 2.8 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Hillside to Washington DC is 196 miles. The distance to the New Jersey state capital is 43 miles. (as the crow flies)
Hillside is positioned 40.69 degrees north of the equator and 74.23 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Hillside elevation is 100 feet above sea level.
Hillside per capita income is $21,724 (2000).
Hillside median income is $66,900 (2005).

The Hillside median home price is $265,700 (2005).

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Hillside location: in northeastern New Jersey about four miles from Newark and about 18 miles from New York (Manhattan area). Other nearby communities include Irvington, Elizabeth, Union, Roselle Park, Maplewood, Roselle and South Orange.

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Hillside history:

Portions of Newark, Elizabeth and Union were taken to create Hillside. In 1910, Halley’s Comet made an appearance and the town was incorporated not long afterward in 1913. The local high school teams are the Comets and a number of business also use Comet in their names.
The incorporation date of Hillside: 29 April 1913

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