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Population (year 2000): 7,880. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,237 (+4.5% change)
Males: 3,810 (48.4%), Females: 4,070 (51.6%)

Median resident age: 39.7 years
Median household income: $55,833 (year 2000)
Median house value: $155,100 (year 2000)

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Races in Spotswood:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.6%)
  • Hispanic (4.4%)
  • Black (1.5%)
  • Filipino (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Asian Indian (0.8%)
  • Chinese (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.7%)

Ancestries: Irish (26.0%), Italian (24.4%), German (19.8%), Polish (16.6%), English (8.6%), Hungarian (4.9%).

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Elevation: 31 feet

Land area: 2.3 square miles

Spotswood,

For population 25 years and over in Spotswood

  • High school or higher: 83.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 32.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Spotswood borough

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 59.8%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

7.9% Foreign born (3.4% Europe, 1.7% Latin America, 1.6% Asia, 1.0% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: -368 (-4.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NJ Edison, (10.1 miles pop. 97,687).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NJ Newark, (27.6 miles pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (39.1 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: NJ (2.2 miles Helmetta, Brunswick, NJ (3.0 miles East River, NJ (3.6 miles South Bridge, NJ Old (4.0 miles NJ (4.4 miles Jamesburg, NJ (5.2 miles Milltown, NJ (5.9 miles Whittingham, NJ (6.6 miles Brownville,

Latitude: 40.39 N, Longitude: 74.39 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 732


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (18.1%), Manufacturing (12.7%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (11.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,483 (-18.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 513 (13.1%)


 

Crime in Spotswood by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 12.7 0.0 0.0
Robberies 0 1 1 1
    per 100,000 0.0 12.7 12.7 12.7
Assaults 5 6 20 12
    per 100,000 63.5 76.1 253.8 152.3
Burglaries 7 21 10 13
    per 100,000 88.8 266.5 126.9 165.0
Thefts 62 85 75 72
    per 100,000 786.8 1078.7 951.8 913.7
Auto thefts 2 3 3 4
    per 100,000 25.4 38.1 38.1 50.8
52.4 89.0 104.6 86.4


Average climate in Spotswood, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Spotswood,

Spotswood-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 25% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1990, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.6 miles away from the Spotswood city center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 tornado 29.1 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Spotswood:
  • JOHN F KENNEDY MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; EDISON, NJ)
  • ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON UNIV HOSP (about 8 miles; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ)
  • ST PETERS MEDICAL CENTER (about 10 miles; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Spotswood:
  • LAKEHURST NAES /MAXFIELD FIELD (about 25 miles; LAKEHURST, NJ; ID: NEL)
  • NEWARK LIBERTY INTL (about 26 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: EWR)
  • TRENTON MERCER (about 30 miles; TRENTON, NJ; ID: TTN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Spotswood:
  • OLD BRIDGE (about 7 miles; OLD BRIDGE, NJ; ID: 3N6)
  • CENTRAL JERSEY REGIONAL (about 16 miles; MANVILLE, NJ; ID: 47N)
  • PRINCETON (about 18 miles; PRINCETON/ROCKY HILL, NJ; ID: 39N)

Amtrak stations near Spotswood:
  • 9 miles: NEW BRUNSWICK (FRENCH & ALBANY STS.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 13 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.
  • 17 miles: PRINCETON JUNCTION (WALLACE RD.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website:

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
Financial Administration 6 $21,865 $43,730 1 $821
Police - Other 4 $11,090 $33,270 12 $7,645
Parks and Recreation 0 $0   2 $324
Water Supply 2 $4,937 $29,622 0 $0
Local Libraries 2 $5,672 $34,032 9 $4,043
Other and Unallocable 1 $2,759 $33,108 7 $3,854
Welfare 2 $8,606 $51,636 5 $2,513
Streets and Highways 6 $25,886 $51,772 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 18 $94,288 $62,858 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 0 $0   4 $2,559
Solid Waste Management 3 $7,718 $30,872 0 $0
Other Government Administration 2 $5,570 $33,420 10 $2,399
Totals for Government 46 $188,391 $49,145 50 $24,158


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Spotswood:
  • MIDDLESEX COUNTY COLLEGE (about 4 miles; EDISON, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 6,739)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE (about 8 miles; NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,897)
  • RUTGERS UNIVERSITY-NEW BRUNSWICK (about 8 miles; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; FT enrollment: 30,649)
  • MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; West Windsor, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,445)
  • PRINCETON UNIVERSITY (about 19 miles; PRINCETON, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,481)
  • UNION COUNTY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; CRANFORD, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,856)
  • BROOKDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; LINCROFT, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,533)
Public high school in Spotswood:
  • SPOTSWOOD HIGH (Students: 788; Location: 105 SUMMERHILL ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Spotswood:
  • MILL LAKE (Students: 627; Location: 115 MONMOUTH ROAD; Grades: KG - 03)
  • E RAYMOND APPLEBY (Students: 545; Location: VLIET STREET; Grades: 02 - 06)
  • SPOTSWOOD MEMORIAL SCHOOL (Students: 205; Location: 115 SUMMERHILL ROAD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • G AUSTIN SCHOENLY (Students: 185; Location: 80 KANE STREET; Grades: KG - 01)
Private primary/middle school in Spotswood:
  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION SCHOOL (Students: 631; Location: 23 MANALAPAN ROAD; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Spotswood:
  • SPOTSWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $236,609; Location: 548 MAIN STREET; 29,012 books; 429 audio materials; 535 video materials; 84 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • Mill Lake School is NOT in Spotswood. It is a Monroe TWP. School.

Churches in Spotswood include: Saint Peter's Episcopal Church (A), Spotswood Reformed Church (B), Trinity United Methodist Church (C).

Reservoirs: DeVoe Lake (A), Duhernal Lake (B).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Matchaponix Brook (A), Manalapan Brook (B), Cedar Brook (C).


Spotswood compared to New Jersey state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Spotswood:
  • 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.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Spotswood:
  • WMGQ (98.3 FM; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WAWZ (99.1 FM; ZAREPHATH, NJ; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WKXW-FM (101.5 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM CENTRAL NEW JERSEY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WRSU-FM (88.7 FM; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF RUTGERS)
  • WNJT-FM (88.1 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BRD/CST AUTHORITY)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPRB (103.3 FM; PRINCETON, NJ; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCNJ (89.3 FM; HAZLET, NJ; Owner: WVRM, INC.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Spotswood:
  • W36AS (Channel 36; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, 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.)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • 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.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WNJN (Channel 50; MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CNG AUTHORITY)
  • 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)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)

 

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