Kearny, Arizona Statistic: Population, Charts, Map, Steets and More

The town of Kearny is located in Hudson County, New Jersey. It is a suburban community of Newark. According to the 2010 census, the town had a total population of 40,684, which is an increase of 5.7% from the 1990 census. The town is located near the mouth of the Hudson River. Kearny's racial makeup is predominantly White, with over 25% of the population being of Hispanic descent. The majority of the population speaks Spanish.

When it comes to crime, a low crime rate is important to many people. A low crime rate improves community safety and can boost home values. In Kearny, violent crime is low, with 120 crimes per 100,000 residents. This is below the national average. This makes the city a safe place to live for most people. Also, the rate of crime in Kearny is lower than the national average.

The city is home to several parks and recreational areas. Riverbank Park is a collection of small parks that border the Passaic River. The largest park is Bunnyland Hill, named after the small zoo that existed in Kearny in the early 20th century. This park is a popular location for Fourth of July celebrations. West Hudson Park is shared by Kearny and Harrison and has a number of sports fields and recreational areas. At Gunnel Oval, there is a playground.

The first school in Kearny was established on August 16, 1870. The school was located in the town hall, at the corner of Kearny and Woodland Avenues. The city's first industrial boom came in 1875, when the Clark Thread Company of Scotland built two large mills. Later, these mills were joined by two more, providing employment for hundreds of people. In 1899, the city was also home to the Lovell-Dressel Company, a manufacturer of railway and marine lamps.