Carteret, NJ Neighborhood Information

Neighborhood Facts

Town 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:

Demographics

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

Population - Age Range

0-4 years: 1653
5-9 years: 1573
10-14 years: 1602
15-19 years: 1534
20-24 years: 1713
25-29 years: 1800
30-34 years: 1554
35-39 years: 1610
40-44 years: 1554
45-49 years: 1534
50-54 years: 1602
55-59 years: 1684
60-64 years: 1665
65-69 years: 1236
70-74 years: 874
75-79 years: 558
80-84 years: 396
85+ years: 336

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

Marital Status

Never Married: 6805
Now Married: 9766
Separated: 327
Widowed: 1216
Divorced: 1537

Income

Median Household Income: $71,172
Average Household Income: $81,576
Per Capita Income: $27,103
Average Total Household Expenditure: $65,293

Median Income By Age

Under 25 years: $38,650
25-44 years: $76,706
45-64 years: $77,878
Over 64 years: $44,129

Household Income by Dollar Range

$0-$10,000 478
$10,000-$15,000 353
$15,000-$20,000 281
$20,000-$25,000 317
$25,000-$30,000 439
$30,000-$35,000 377
$35,000-$40,000 308
$40,000-$45,000 306
$45,000-$50,000 239
$50,000-$60,000 403
$60,000-$75,000 737
$75,000-$100,000 1469
$100,000-$125,000 714
$125,000-$150,000 744
$150,000-$200,000 501
$200,000-$250,000 260
$250,000-$500,000 111
$500,000 up 94

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: 1168
High School Grad: 5938
Some College: 3281
Associate Degree: 1112
Bachelors Degree: 2976
Graduate Degree: 909

Employment

White Collar vs. Blue Collar

White Collar: 52
Blue Collar: 48

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 111
Lead 44
Nitrogen Oxide 151
Ozone 89
Particulate Matter 107
Air Pollution 100

Amenities

CATEGORIES
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

Schools

Carteret High Secondary
Carteret Middle School Elementary
Columbus Elementary
Minue Elementary
Nathan Hale School Elementary

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