Last updated: November 4, 2019. Next update: February 28, 2020.


The DCA data list used in the tables below is also available for download in an EXCEL spreadsheet [196 KB]. 

 

Local Government       
Property Taxes       
Data  Description Topic Data Format Presentation Format Update Frequency Years Available Weblink
Property Tax Tables  Property tax levies, rates, ratables, and average taxes for all municipalities and counties. Also includes exemptions, deductions, reimbursements, and a 'Tax Viewer' for quick visualization. Taxes XLS Data table Annual 1998-2018 click here for link
Abstract of Ratables Detailed property values, ratables, abatements, exemptions, and rates by type for all municipalities and counties. Also includes municipal budget and appropriation information.  Taxes  XLS Data table  Annual  1998-2018  click here for link
Property Value Classification Property tax values and parcels by type (i.e. res., ind.) for all municipalities and counties. Taxes  XLS Data table  Annual 1998-2018  click here for link

 

State Aid       
Data  Description Topic Data Format Presentation Format Update Frequency Years Available Weblink
Statement of State Aid Summary of all state direct aid to municipalities, counties, and school districts for municipal, school, and county purposes. Data presented by municipality and county. State Aid XLS Data table Annual 2009-2018 click here for link
Municipal Aid Calculator (State Aid Offset) Calculates the average property tax offset on a particular property from state direct aid. State Aid  XLS Data table  Annual  2015-2018 click here for link
State Aid Certification Certified state aid to municipalities administered by DCA. Includes CMPTRA, ETR, Garden State Trust, and Watershed Moratorium Aid. State Aid  XLS Data table  Annual 2005-2019 click here for link
Transitional Aid Awards Aid awards to fiscally distressed municipalities in need of temporary emergency assistance. State Aid HTML Listing Annual 2010-2017 click here for link
Municipal Aid Payment Schedules (Recapitulations) Summary of DCA scheduled state aid payments to municipalities. Represents certifications less deductions for debt payments, State agency holdbacks, or special agreements. State Aid PDF Individual Schedules Annual 2012-2015 click here for link
Municipal Aid Payment Schedules (Recapitulations) Summary of DCA scheduled state aid payments to municipalities. Represents certifications less deductions for debt payments, State agency holdbacks, or special agreements. State Aid XLS Data table Annual 2016-2019 click here for link
Municipal Revitalization Index The State's official index of municipal distress. Contains distress scores and rankings for all municipalities.  State Aid PDF; XLS Report; Data Table Annual 2017 click here for link
Urban Aid List Current list of designated "Urban Aid" municipalities State Aid PDF Listing Annual 2019 click here for link
Other Related Non-DCA Resources
Department of Education School Aid Data Summaries of state aid to counties and school districts. State Aid PDF/XLS --- --- 1997-2019  click here for link
Department of Transportation Municipal Aid Data Formula-based transportation aid awards to municipalities. State Aid PDF --- --- 2019 click here for link
Department of Transportation County Aid Data Transportation aid awards to counties. State Aid PDF --- --- 2019  click here for link
State Library Per Capita Library Aid Per capita aid awards to county and municipal libraries. State Aid XLS --- ---  2009-2019 click here for link
New Jersey Data Book Administered by Rutgers University's Center for Government Services, the New Jersey Data Book includes statistics on New Jersey’s 565 municipalities, legislative districts, counties, schools, elections, and people. Topics include demographics, poverty, crime, employment, housing, fiscal data, school data, government expenditures, property taxes, and elections. Requires a free registration. Other HTML; XLS     1980-2018 click here for link
Homelessness Data This site hosted by Monarch Housing Associates offers data and reports from the annual Point-in-Time Count of the Homeless. Other PDF Report Annual 2014-2019 click here for link

 

Municipal Fiscal Reports (by municipal governments or officials)       
Data  Description Topic Data Format Presentation Format Update Frequency Years Available Weblink
Local Govt Officer Financial Disclosures Financial disclosure statements filed by all local government officials in New Jersey, as required by N.J.S.A. 40A:9-22.1 et seq. Municipal Fiscal Reports PDF Individual Schedules Continually 2012-2019 click here for link
Municipal Annual Debt Statements Debt statements presenting all outstanding municipal debt and debt as a % average equalized valuation for the past three years. Municipal Fiscal Reports  PDF/XLS Individual Schedules Annual 2005-2016 click here for link
Municipal User Friendly Budgets - Adopted User-friendly summary of municipal budget information including information on taxes, revenues, appropriations, staffing, personnel costs, tax abatements, debt, shared services, and special districts and authorities. Municipal Fiscal Reports XLS Individual Schedules Annual 2005-2018 click here for link
Municipal Budget Cap Calculations Appropriations cap and cap bank calculation by municipality. Municipal Fiscal Reports PDF Individual Schedules Annual 2005-2019 click here for link
Municipal Budget Amendments (Chapter 159) List of requested and approved municipal budget amendments. Municipal Fiscal Reports PDF Listing Annual 2014-2018 click here for link
Municipal Information Sheets Summary of key figures for municipal governments including information on tax levies, senior citizen and veterans reimbursements, debt service equalized valuations, and minimum library appropriations. Municipal Fiscal Reports PDF/XLS Individual Schedules Annual 2005-2019 click here for link
Municipal Petty Cash/List of Approved Funds List of approved municipal petty cash funds. Municipal Fiscal Reports PDF Listing Annual 2005-2019 click here for link
Municipal Senior Citizen and Veterans' Property Tax Deduction Payments Reimbursement summary for Senior Citizen and Veterans' Property Tax Deduction payments. Municipal Fiscal Reports PDF Individual Schedules Annual 2006-2018 click here for link

 

Municipal Best Practices       
Data  Description Topic Data Format Presentation Format Update Frequency Years Available Weblink
Municipal Best Practices Program Questions List (Inventory) Municipal best practices survey question list. Municipal Best Practices XLS Listing Annual 2010-2018 click here for link
Municipal Best Practices Program Answers Municipal best practices survey historical answers. Municipal Best Practices XLS Listing Annual 2010-2017 click here for link

 

Local Finance Notices      
Data  Description Topic Data Format Presentation Format Update Frequency Years Available Weblink
Local Finance Notice Index Searchable index of local finance notices. Local Finance Notices XLS Listing Annual 1992-2019 click here for link

 

Mayors Directory      
Data  Description Topic Data Format Presentation Format Update Frequency Years Available Weblink
Mayors Directory Mayors' name, contact, and other information. Mayors Directory PDF/XLS Listing Monthly 2019 click here for link

 

Business Improvement Districts       
Data  Description Topic Data Format Presentation Format Update Frequency Years Available Weblink
Business Improvement District Listing (2010 Improvement District/District Management Corp. Census) List of business improvement districts and district management corporations by county and municipality.

Improvement Districts

PDF Listing Infrequently 2010 click here for link

 

Community Asset Map       
Data  Description Topic Data Format Presentation Format Update Frequency Years Available Weblink
Community Asset Map An interactive mapping tool containing demogrpahic, economic and housing data, assets, amenities, and special state designations in each municipality.

Other

HTML Interactive Map Annual 2018 click here for link

 

Opportunity Zones       
Data  Description Topic Data Format Presentation Format Update Frequency Years Available Weblink
Opportunity Zones One-stop portal for information on the Opportunity Zone tax incentive and New Jersey's designated Opportunity Zone census tracts.

Other

HTML Listing Continually 2019 click here for link

 

COAH Reporting (Historical Data)       
Data  Description Topic Data Format Presentation Format Update Frequency Years Available Weblink
Municipal Participation in the Third Round List of participating municipalities in the Fair Housing Act administrative process under the COAH Third Round rules.

COAH/Affordable Housing Obligations

XLS Listing Not updated 2009-2010 click here for link
Towns Certified under the Revised Third Round Rules List of certified municipalities in COAH Revised Third Round rules. Includes data on obligations and completed rehab and growth share units.

COAH/Affordable Housing Obligations 

XLS Listing Not updated 2009-2010 click here for link
Municipal Participation in the Second Round List of participating municipalities in the Fair Housing Act administrative process under the COAH Second Round rules.

COAH/Affordable Housing Obligations 

XLS Listing Not updated 1995-2004 click here for link
Towns Certified in the First Round List of municipalities certified in COAH First Round rules (1987-93). Includes counts, town, county, and certification date.

COAH/Affordable Housing Obligations 

PDF Listing Not updated 1987-1993 click here for link
Proposed and Completed Affordable Units List of proposed and completed affordable units by municipality as of March 2011.

COAH/Affordable Housing Obligations 

PDF Listing Not updated 2011 click here for link

 

Fire Safety       
Data  Description Topic Data Format Presentation Format Update Frequency Years Available Weblink
Fire Departments and Firefighter Data Number of fire departments and firefighters by county. Fire Data PDF Listing Annual 2019 (current year only) click here for link
County, State, and Federal Fire Agencies Listing Comprehensive listing of county, state, and federal fire agencies. Includes address and contact information for fire agencies and organizations including fire marshal agencies, training academies, fire and emergency coordinators, and fire prevention associations. Fire Data  PDF Listing Annual  2019 click here for link
New Jersey Fire Statistics (Fire in New Jersey) Comprehensive annual report offering data on firefighter injuries and deaths, fire responses and incidents, detector and extinguisher presence and performance and other relevant fire statistics by county. Fire Data  PDF Report Annual 2001-2015 

 

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Fire Department Fire Statistics (Fire Department Participation Addendum) Supplement to the Fire in New Jersey report providing individual fire department data reporting participation and incident response data. Fire Data PDF Report Annual 2015 (most recent reporting year) click here for link
Annual Fire Department and Agency Directory (LEA Directory) Information on Local Enforcing Agencies and Fire Departments across New Jersey. Includes number of firefighters by type by agency. Fire Data PDF Listing Annual 2019 (most recent reporting year) click here for link

 

Housing
 Construction and Demolition Activity
Data  Description Topic Data Format Presentation Format Update Frequency Years Available Weblink
Development Trends Viewer Excel-based data visualization tool that summarizes building permit and demolition activity data for every county and municipality from 2004 through the most current release. In addition to a multi-year data summary for every community, the Viewer offers four modules that show construction and demolition activity in comparison to regional and statewide norms through interactive tables and graphs.  

Construction/
Demolition Activity

XLS Data table Annual 2004-2018 click here
for link
Building Permit Data Annual data on housing units, new construction housing units, office, retail, and other non-residential square footage, and the cost of construction authorized by building permits.

Construction/
Demolition Activity

PDF/XLS  Data table  Monthly  2000-2019  click here for link
Demolition Permit Data Annual data on housing units demolished and demolition permits issued for nonresidential uses.

Construction/
Demolition Activity

PDF/XLS  Data table  Monthly  2000-2019  click here for link

Certificates of Occupancy Data

Data on number of housing units certified and square footage of nonresidential space reported on certificates of occupancy.

Construction/
Demolition Activity

PDF/XLS  Data table   Monthly  2000-2019 click here for link

Raw Permit Data

Raw individual permit data on demolition and construction activity authorized by building permits. Complete data available from April 2017 to the most recently reported month.

Construction/ Demolition Activity

XLS Data table Monthly 2017-2019 click here for link

 

 New Home Sales Prices (New Home Warranties)
Data  Description Topic Data Format Presentation Format Update Frequency Years Available Weblink
New Home Sales Prices (New Home Warranties) Average and median sales prices of new houses issued a new home warranty.

New Home Sales Prices

PDF/XLS  Data table  Quarterly  2000-2019 click here for link

 

 Affordable Housing Developments
Data  Description Topic Data Format Presentation Format Update Frequency Years Available Weblink
Affordable Housing Developments List of affordable housing by county and municipality.

Housing Developments

PDF/XLS  Listing  Every 5 or 6 years  2016 click here for link

 

 Housing Agencies
Data  Description Topic Data Format Presentation Format Update Frequency Years Available Weblink
New Jersey Housing Agencies List of NJ public housing agencies. Includes number of Section 8 vouchers, sites, and housing units.

Housing Agencies

PDF Listing  Every 5 or 6 years  2016 click here for link

 

Amusement Rides   
Data  Description Topic Data Format Presentation Format Update Frequency Years Available Weblink
Permitted Rides by Owners Permitted amusement rides by owner (includes owner address).

Amusement Rides

PDF Listing Weekly 2019 click here for link
Certified Amusement Rides Certified amusement rides by manufacturer (includes certification number and expiration data).

Amusement Rides

PDF Listing Weekly 2019 click here for link

 

Licenses and Registrations 
Data  Description Topic Data Format Presentation Format Update Frequency Years Available Weblink
Certified Lead Abatement Contractors List of certified lead abatement contractors.

Licenses and Certifications

PDF Listing Every Two Months 2019 click here for link
Certified Lead Evaluation Contractors List of certified lead evaluation contractors.

Licenses and Certifications

PDF Listing Every Two Months 2019 click here for link
Residential Lead Abatement Contractors List of all residential lead abatement contractors.

Licenses and Certifications

PDF Listing Infrequently 2010 click here for link
Licensed Propane Marketers List of licensed propane marketers.

Licenses and Certifications

PDF Listing Infrequently 2014 click here for link
NJ Homebuilders List Listing of all New Jersey home builders. Includes address and warranty plan information.

Licenses and Certifications

PDF Listing Quarterly 2019 click here for link
NJ Home Builder Claim and Default Report  Tabulation of all new home warranties issued and claims and builder defaults issued used under those warranties by home builder for 2005 through 2015.

 

Licenses and Certifications

PDF  Listing  Infrequently  2005-2015   click here for link
Licensed Facilities Inspection Reports Inspection reports for licensed rooming and boarding houses, residential health care facilities, and emergency shelters.

Licenses and Certifications

PDF Listing Regularly 2015- Present click here for link
Registered Elevator List Number of registered elevator devices by building. Includes building name, address, and owner.

Licenses and Certifications

PDF Listing Every 6 months 2018 click here for link

 

Sandy Recovery
Data  Description Topic Data Format Presentation Format Update Frequency Years Available Weblink
CDBG-DR Funds Information on the allocation, obligation and disbursement of all CDBG-DR programs administered by DCA.

Sandy Recovery

HTML Data table Monthly To Date click here for link
Sandy Recovery Program Dashboard Summary data on the approximately $4.2 billion in federal Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funding awarded to the State of New Jersey to assist in its recovery from Superstorm Sandy.

Sandy Recovery

HTML Data table Every 3 Months To Date click here for link
Sandy Recovery Program Milestones and Goals Milestones and quarterly goals for the Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, Elevation, and Mitigation (RREM), Low-to-Moderate Income Homeowners Rebuilding (LMI), Fund for Restoration of Multifamily Housing (FRM),  and Sandy Tenant-Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) Programs.

Sandy Recovery

HTML Data table Monthly To Date click here for link