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Population (year 2000): 21,274. Estimated population in July 2005: 21,265 (-0.0% change)
Males: 9,950 (46.8%), Females: 11,324 (53.2%)

Median resident age: 35.3 years
Median household income: $51,254 (year 2000)
Median house value: $129,200 (year 2000)

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Races in Roselle:

  • Black (51.3%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (26.7%)
  • Hispanic (17.1%)
  • Other race (6.1%)
  • Two or more races (3.9%)
  • Asian Indian (1.1%)
  • Filipino (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: West Indian (11.0%), Irish (7.7%), Italian (6.5%), German (5.7%), Polish (5.0%), Subsaharan African (2.5%).

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Elevation: 78 feet

Land area: 2.6 square miles

Roselle,

For population 25 years and over in Roselle

  • High school or higher: 77.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Roselle borough

  • Never married: 33.5%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

22.9% Foreign born (17.4% Latin America, 2.4% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,044 (+5.2%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NJ Union, (3.1 miles pop. 54,405).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NJ Newark, (7.7 miles pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (23.8 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Park, NJ Roselle (1.0 miles NJ Linden, (1.5 miles NJ Kenilworth, (2.5 miles NJ (3.0 miles Cranford, NJ Union, (3.1 miles NJ Rahway, (3.5 miles NJ Elizabeth, (3.6 miles NJ (3.6 miles Hillside,

Latitude: 40.65 N, Longitude: 74.26 W

Area code: 908


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (17.1%), Manufacturing (14.0%), Retail trade (12.4%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (12.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,350 (-25.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 842 (8.4%)


 

Crime in Roselle by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 1 1 1 0 0
    per 100,000 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 3 0 1 3 1
    per 100,000 4.7 14.1 0.0 4.7 14.1 4.7
Robberies 37 42 39 39 34 44
    per 100,000 173.9 197.4 183.3 183.3 159.8 206.8
Assaults 33 48 31 24 19 22
    per 100,000 155.1 225.6 145.7 112.8 89.3 103.4
Burglaries 221 166 175 172 151 120
    per 100,000 1038.8 780.3 822.6 808.5 709.8 564.1
Thefts 334 344 336 276 272 294
    per 100,000 1570.0 1617.0 1579.4 1297.4 1278.6 1382.0
Auto thefts 109 102 128 107 85 99
    per 100,000 512.4 479.5 601.7 503.0 399.5 465.4
266.3 272.4 257.7 232.9 204.2 216.6


Average climate in Roselle, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Roselle,

Roselle-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 19.3 miles away from the Roselle city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 tornado 34.4 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Jamaal Hilliard - College basketball player (Lafayette Leopards), Jesse Holley - College basketball player (North Carolina Tar Heels), Jonathan Hart - College basketball player (East Carolina Pirates).


Hospitals/medical centers near Roselle:
  • TRINITAS HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; ELIZABETH, NJ)
  • MUHLENBERG REGIONAL MED CTR (about 3 miles; PLAINFIELD, NJ)
  • OVERLOOK HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; SUMMIT, NJ)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Roselle:
  • NEWARK LIBERTY INTL (about 7 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: EWR)
  • PORT AUTH-DWNTN-MANHATTAN/WALL ST (about 19 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRB)
  • TETERBORO (about 20 miles; TETERBORO, NJ; ID: TEB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Roselle:
  • LINDEN (about 4 miles; LINDEN, NJ; ID: LDJ)
  • NEWARK NR 1 (about 10 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: 3N4)
  • MORRISTOWN MUNI (about 14 miles; MORRISTOWN, NJ; ID: MMU)

Amtrak stations near Roselle:
  • 6 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 8 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.
  • 9 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.


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Solid Waste Management 22 $81,473 $44,439 1 $213
Police Protection - Officers 52 $361,429 $83,406 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2 $4,592 $27,552 2 $1,869
Firefighters 28 $172,794 $74,054 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,834 $34,008 0 $0
Welfare 3 $10,111 $40,444 0 $0
Health 2 $7,229 $43,374 2 $1,552
Parks and Recreation 0 $0   2 $1,882
Judicial and Legal 5 $21,416 $51,398 11 $10,443
Other Government Administration 6 $30,600 $61,200 9 $7,397
Financial Administration 6 $23,555 $47,110 1 $3,662
Local Libraries 7 $19,625 $33,642 3 $1,559
Police - Other 11 $32,145 $35,067 21 $16,295
Totals for Government 145 $767,802 $63,542 52 $44,871


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Roselle:
  • KEAN UNIVERSITY (about 3 miles; UNION, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 8,627)
  • UNION COUNTY COLLEGE (about 3 miles; CRANFORD, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,856)
  • SETON HALL UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; SOUTH ORANGE, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,509)
  • RUTGERS UNIVERSITY-NEWARK (about 9 miles; NEWARK, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,878)
  • NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 9 miles; NEWARK, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,565)
  • ESSEX COUNTY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; NEWARK, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,893)
  • CUNY COLLEGE OF STATEN ISLAND (about 9 miles; STATEN ISLAND, NY; FT enrollment: 8,135)
Public high school in Roselle:
  • ABRAHAM CLARK HIGH (Students: 1,082; Location: 122 EAST 6TH AVE; Grades: 08 - 12)
Private high school in Roselle:
  • ROSELLE CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 797; Location: 1 RARITAN RD; Grades: 9 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Roselle:
  • LEONARD V. MOORE (Students: 487; Location: 720 LOCUST ST; Grades: 05 - 07)
  • HARRISON (Students: 345; Location: 310 HARRISON AVE; Grades: KG - 04)
  • WASHINGTON (Students: 329; Location: 50L WASHINGTON AVENUE; Grades: PK - 04)
  • DR CHARLES C. POLK SCH (Students: 305; Location: 1100 WARREN ST; Grades: KG - 04)
  • WILDAY (Students: 223; Location: BROOKLAWN AVE.; Grades: 05 - 07)
Private primary/middle school in Roselle:
  • ST JOSEPH THE CARPENTER SCHOOL (Students: 455; Location: 140 EAST 3RD AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Roselle:
  • ROSELLE FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $492,495; Location: 104 WEST FOURTH AVENUE; 51,356 books; 596 audio materials; 2,200 video materials; 105 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Roselle: Lorraine Station (A), Roselle Park Station (B), Roselle Golf Course (C), Roselle Free Public Library (D).

Churches in Roselle include: Chestnut Street Community Church (A), Saint Matthew Baptist Church (B), Second Baptist Church (C), Bethlehem Baptist Church (D), Park Street Chapel (E), Roselle United Methodist Church (F), Saint Joseph's Roman Catholic Church (G), Saint Luke's Episcopal Church (H).

Park in Roselle: Warinanco Park (1).

Post office: (A).  


Roselle 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.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Roselle:
  • WJDM (1530 AM; 10 kW; ELIZABETH, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WNSW (1430 AM; 5 kW; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING 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.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WNYC (820 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Roselle:
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WKNJ-FM (90.3 FM; UNION TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: KEAN UNIVERSITY)
  • 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.)
  • WFME (94.7 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WSOU (89.5 FM; SOUTH ORANGE, NJ; Owner: SETON HALL UNIVERSITY)
  • 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)
  • WFMU (91.1 FM; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: AURICLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WBGO (88.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: NEWARK PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • 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)

TV broadcast stations around Roselle:
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)

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