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Population (year 2000): 17,552
Males: 10,062 (57.3%), Females: 7,490 (42.7%)

Median resident age: 35.5 years
Median household income: $54,929 (year 2000)
Median house value: $142,600 (year 2000)

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Races in Avenel:

  • White Non-Hispanic (49.0%)
  • Black (19.7%)
  • Asian Indian (13.0%)
  • Hispanic (9.9%)
  • Two or more races (3.9%)
  • Other race (3.7%)
  • Other Asian (2.3%)
  • Filipino (1.5%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Chinese (0.9%)
  • Korean (0.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (12.8%), Irish (12.3%), German (7.7%), Polish (6.7%), English (3.8%), Subsaharan African (3.4%).

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Elevation: 84 feet

Land area: 3.4 square miles

Avenel,

For population 25 years and over in Avenel

  • High school or higher: 79.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Avenel CDP

  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

25.9% Foreign born (16.3% Asia, 3.9% Latin America, 2.8% Africa, 2.8% Europe).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NJ Elizabeth, (7.3 miles pop. 120,568).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NJ Newark, (12.4 miles pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (26.2 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: NJ Rahway, (1.7 miles NJ Woodbridge, (1.8 miles Reading, NJ (2.4 miles Port NJ (2.4 miles Sewaren, NJ Colonia, (2.4 miles NJ (2.6 miles Iselin, NJ Clark, (3.3 miles NJ (3.4 miles Carteret,

Latitude: 40.58 N, Longitude: 74.28 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (15.1%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (14.3%), Retail trade (12.8%), Manufacturing (12.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +993 (+5.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 633 (8.7%)

Average climate in Avenel, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Avenel-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.3 miles away from the Avenel city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 10/18/1990, a category 3 tornado 34.4 miles away from the city center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Avenel:
  • RAHWAY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; RAHWAY, NJ)
  • RARITAN BAY MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; PERTH AMBOY, NJ)
  • TRINITAS HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; ELIZABETH, NJ)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Avenel:
  • NEWARK LIBERTY INTL (about 11 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: EWR)
  • PORT AUTH-DWNTN-MANHATTAN/WALL ST (about 21 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRB)
  • TETERBORO (about 25 miles; TETERBORO, NJ; ID: TEB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Avenel:
  • LINDEN (about 4 miles; LINDEN, NJ; ID: LDJ)
  • NEWARK NR 1 (about 14 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: 3N4)
  • MORRISTOWN MUNI (about 17 miles; MORRISTOWN, NJ; ID: MMU)

Amtrak stations near Avenel:
  • 4 miles: METROPARK (ISELIN, 100 MIDDLESEX-ESSEX TPK.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 14 miles: NEWARK (RAYMOND PLAZA WEST). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Avenel:
  • UNION COUNTY COLLEGE (about 6 miles; CRANFORD, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 5,856)
  • KEAN UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; UNION, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,627)
  • CUNY COLLEGE OF STATEN ISLAND (about 10 miles; STATEN ISLAND, NY; FT enrollment: 8,135)
  • SETON HALL UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; SOUTH ORANGE, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,509)
  • RUTGERS UNIVERSITY-NEWARK (about 13 miles; NEWARK, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,878)
  • NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 13 miles; NEWARK, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,565)
  • ESSEX COUNTY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; NEWARK, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,893)
Public primary/middle schools in Avenel:
  • AVENEL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 740; Location: WOODBINE AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • AVENEL STREET (Students: 445; Location: AVENEL STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WOODBINE AVENUE (Students: 353; Location: WOODBINE AVENUE; Grades: KG - 05)

Notable locations in Avenel: Avenel Station (A), East Jersey State Prison (B).

Churches in Avenel include: First Presbyterian Church (A), Saint Andrew's Roman Catholic Church (B).

Parks in Avenel include: Prospect Park (1), Avenel Park (2).


Avenel compared to New Jersey state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Avenel:
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WJDM (1530 AM; 10 kW; ELIZABETH, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WNSW (1430 AM; 5 kW; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Avenel:
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WSIA (88.9 FM; STATEN ISLAND, NY; Owner: THE COLLEGE OF STATEN ISLAND)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)

TV broadcast stations around Avenel:
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W36AS (Channel 36; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)

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