Montclair is located in northeast New Jersey. Montclair is between the Essex, Passaic county. As of 2005-2009, the total Montclair population is 36,945, which has shrunk 5.21% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 5.47% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Montclair median household income is $92,873 in 2005-2009 and has grown by 24.01% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 30.67% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Montclair median house value is $606,800 in 2005-2009 and has grown by 91.12% since 2000. The house value growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 87.30% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Montclair is better than the state average in quality. The Montclair area code is 973.