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Carteret, NJ Community Information

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History:

What is now Carteret was originally created as the borough of Roosevelt on April 11, 1906, from portions of Woodbridge Township. The name was changed to Carteret as of November 7, 1922.

General Information:

Town Name: CARTERET
City Hall: Borough Hall
Address: 61 Cooke Avenue, CARTERET NJ 07008
Phone Number: 732-541-3800
Land Area: 4.4 square miles
Distance to NYC: 23 miles
Town Website: http://www.ci.carteret.nj.us/
Library Website: http://www.carteret.net/library
Water Service:
Gas & Electric:
  • Quick Facts
    Population: 24,481 Population Density / Mile: 5,542
    Median Age: 37.52 Number of Households: 8,132
    Average Household Size: 3.01 Households with Children: 2,702
    Median Household Income: $71,172
  • Population
    Population: 24,481 Population Density / Mile: 5,542
    % Change in Population Since 2010: 15.88% Male Population: 11,966
    Female Population: 12,514 Median Age: 37.52
  • Households
    Number of Households: 8,132 Average Household Size: 3.01
    Households with Children: 2,702 Households without Children: 3,388
    Family Households: 6,090 Non-Family Households: 351
  • Income
    Median Household Income: $71,172 Average Household Income: $81,576
    Per Capita Income: $27,103 Average Total Household Expenditure: $65,293
  • Education
    Educational Climate Index: 3

    1 = Low, 5 = High

    The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

  • Employment
Annual Precipitation: 50.94 Average January Low Temperature: 19.8
Average January High Temperature: 39.3 Average July Low Temperature: 63.3
Average July High Temperature: 85.7  
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ATTRACTIONS - RECREATION  14 Locations
AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES  36 Locations
BANKS - FINANCIAL  34 Locations
EATING - DRINKING  61 Locations
FARM - RANCH  1 Locations
GOVERNMENT - PUBLIC  13 Locations
HEALTH CARE SERVICES  46 Locations
HOSPITALITY  3 Locations
ORGANIZATIONS - ASSOCIATIONS  29 Locations
PERSONAL SERVICES  280 Locations
PET SERVICES  3 Locations
SHOPPING  168 Locations
TRAVEL  21 Locations
School Information:
CARTERET HIGH SCHOOL Details/Map
CARTERET MIDDLE SCHOOL Details/Map
COLUMBUS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Details/Map
NATHAN HALE SCHOOL Details/Map
PRIVATE NICHOLAS MINUE ELEMENTARY Details/Map
New Jersey School Performance Reports:
Carteret High (Secondary School) View Report
Carteret Middle School (Elementary School) View Report
Columbus (Elementary School) View Report
Minue (Elementary School) View Report
Nathan Hale School (Elementary School) View Report

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Carteret, NJ Community Information

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