Roselle, NJ Neighborhood Information

Neighborhood Facts

Town History

On January 19, 1883, the first electric lighting system employing overhead wires began service in Roselle, and was built by Thomas Edison, as part of an experiment to demonstrate that an entire community could be lit by electricity. The First Presbyterian Church, located on the corner of West 5th and Chestnut, was the first church in the world to be lit by electricity.

General Information

Town Name: Roselle
City Hall: Borough Hall
Address: 210 Chestnut Street, ROSELLE NJ 07203
Phone Number: 908-245-5600
Land Area: 2.6 square miles
Distance to NYC: 23 miles
Town Website: http://www.boroughofroselle.com/
Library Website: http://www.rosellelibrary.org/
Water Service:
Gas & Electric:

Demographics

Quick Facts

Population: 21,314
Population Density / Mile: 8,041
Median Age: 38.63
Number of Households: 7,527
Average Household Size: 2.828
Households with Children: 2,493
Median Household Income: $46,640

Population

Population: 21,314
Population Density / Mile: 8,041
Change in Population Since 2010: .23%
Male Population: 10,215
Female Population: 11,099
Median Age: 38.63

Population - Age Range

0-4 years: 1469
5-9 years: 1400
10-14 years: 1295
15-19 years: 1291
20-24 years: 1353
25-29 years: 1400
30-34 years: 1410
35-39 years: 1429
40-44 years: 1425
45-49 years: 1423
50-54 years: 1460
55-59 years: 1465
60-64 years: 1317
65-69 years: 1103
70-74 years: 827
75-79 years: 567
80-84 years: 370
85+ years: 307

Households

Number of Households: 7,527
Average Household Size: 2.828
Households with Children: 2,493
Households without Children: 2,772
Family Households: 5,265
Non-Family Households: 216

Marital Status

Never Married: 7990
Now Married: 6517
Separated: 355
Widowed: 1105
Divorced: 1182

Income

Median Household Income: $46,640
Average Household Income: $62,246
Per Capita Income: $22,015
Average Total Household Expenditure: $51,093

Median Income By Age

Under 25 years: $62,292
25-44 years: $47,225
45-64 years: $61,459
Over 64 years: $23,747

Household Income by Dollar Range

$0-$10,000 700
$10,000-$15,000 408
$15,000-$20,000 392
$20,000-$25,000 461
$25,000-$30,000 362
$30,000-$35,000 449
$35,000-$40,000 421
$40,000-$45,000 470
$45,000-$50,000 310
$50,000-$60,000 526
$60,000-$75,000 827
$75,000-$100,000 804
$100,000-$125,000 538
$125,000-$150,000 302
$150,000-$200,000 440
$200,000-$250,000 67
$250,000-$500,000 25
$500,000 up 27

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.

Level of Education

No High School: 934
Some High School: 894
High School Grad: 5112
Some College: 4174
Associate Degree: 966
Bachelors Degree: 1761
Graduate Degree: 665

Employment

White Collar vs. Blue Collar

White Collar: 56
Blue Collar: 44

Geography

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

Pollution Index (Avg. = 100)

Carbon Monoxide 112
Lead 56
Nitrogen Oxide 154
Ozone 88
Particulate Matter 107
Air Pollution 103

Amenities

CATEGORIES
Attractions - Recreation 7 Locations
Automotive Services 74 Locations
Banks - Financial 64 Locations
Eating - Drinking 93 Locations
Farm - Ranch 2 Locations
Government - Public 4 Locations
Health Care Services 50 Locations
Hospitality 2 Locations
Organizations - Associations 29 Locations
Personal Services 231 Locations
Pet Services 3 Locations
Shopping 171 Locations
Travel 13 Locations

Schools

Abraham Clark High Secondary
Dr Charles C. Polk Sch Elementary
Harrison Elementary
Leonard V. Moore Elementary
Roselle Public Sch Annex Elementary
Washington Elementary
Wilday Elementary

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