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: 21,917
Population Density / Mile: 8,269
Median Age: 38.87
Number of Households: 7,751
Average Household Size: 2.825
Households with Children: 2,545
Median Household Income: $47,191

Population

Population: 21,917
Population Density / Mile: 8,269
Change in Population Since 2010: 3.07%
Male Population: 10,521
Female Population: 11,396
Median Age: 38.87

Population - Age Range

0-4 years: 1498
5-9 years: 1450
10-14 years: 1341
15-19 years: 1317
20-24 years: 1342
25-29 years: 1451
30-34 years: 1420
35-39 years: 1469
40-44 years: 1445
45-49 years: 1460
50-54 years: 1471
55-59 years: 1509
60-64 years: 1383
65-69 years: 1158
70-74 years: 890
75-79 years: 603
80-84 years: 396
85+ years: 311

Households

Number of Households: 7,751
Average Household Size: 2.825
Households with Children: 2,545
Households without Children: 2,831
Family Households: 5,376
Non-Family Households: 265

Marital Status

Never Married: 8869
Now Married: 6134
Separated: 328
Widowed: 1109
Divorced: 1188

Income

Median Household Income: $47,191
Average Household Income: $64,226
Per Capita Income: $22,741
Average Total Household Expenditure: $51,541

Median Income By Age

Under 25 years: $32,080
25-44 years: $42,182
45-64 years: $61,482
Over 64 years: $35,916

Household Income by Dollar Range

$0-$10,000 712
$10,000-$15,000 324
$15,000-$20,000 449
$20,000-$25,000 465
$25,000-$30,000 374
$30,000-$35,000 423
$35,000-$40,000 479
$40,000-$45,000 529
$45,000-$50,000 277
$50,000-$60,000 522
$60,000-$75,000 871
$75,000-$100,000 807
$100,000-$125,000 566
$125,000-$150,000 305
$150,000-$200,000 480
$200,000-$250,000 96
$250,000-$500,000 40
$500,000 up 34

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: 1021
Some High School: 1104
High School Grad: 5133
Some College: 3955
Associate Degree: 1082
Bachelors Degree: 1964
Graduate Degree: 710

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 70 Locations
Banks - Financial 24 Locations
Eating - Drinking 91 Locations
Farm - Ranch 3 Locations
Government - Public 4 Locations
Health Care Services 57 Locations
Hospitality 2 Locations
Organizations - Associations 30 Locations
Personal Services 242 Locations
Pet Services 3 Locations
Shopping 164 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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