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Population (year 2000): 85,403. Estimated population in July 2005: 84,639 (-0.9% change)
Males: 42,180 (49.4%), Females: 43,223 (50.6%)

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Median resident age: 32.2 years
Median household income: $31,074 (year 2000)
Median house value: $65,500 (year 2000)

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Races in Trenton:

  • Black (52.1%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (24.6%)
  • Hispanic (21.5%)
  • Other race (10.8%)
  • Two or more races (3.2%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (7.3%), Irish (4.5%), Polish (3.8%), German (3.7%), Subsaharan African (3.0%), United States (2.4%).

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Elevation: 54 feet

Land area: 7.7 square miles

Trenton,

For population 25 years and over in Trenton

  • High school or higher: 62.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 10.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Trenton city

  • Never married: 42.9%
  • Now married: 34.0%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

14.1% Foreign born (9.8% Latin America, 2.1% Europe, 1.6% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: -3,236 (-3.7%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: PA Philadelphia, (30.9 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: PA Morrisville, (1.9 miles NJ (3.5 miles Ewing, Horse, NJ (4.3 miles White Square, NJ (5.6 miles Mercerville-Hamilton PA (5.7 miles Yardley, NJ (5.8 miles Lawrenceville, NJ Bordentown, (6.1 miles NJ (6.1 miles Fieldsboro,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 13 buildings, average cost: $56,900
  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $39,700
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $35,800
  • 2000: 34 buildings, average cost: $50,700
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $64,700
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $14,300
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $141,200

Latitude: 40.22 N, Longitude: 74.76 W

Area code: 609


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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.2%), Public administration (13.4%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +19,075 (+22.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 11,651 (37.1%)


 

Crime in Trenton by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 8 14 13 19 13 18
    per 100,000 9.4 16.4 15.2 22.2 15.2 21.1
Rapes 58 74 72 67 36 47
    per 100,000 67.9 86.6 84.3 78.5 42.2 55.0
Robberies 566 628 716 706 645 576
    per 100,000 662.7 735.3 838.4 826.7 755.2 674.4
Assaults 621 658 697 739 824 716
    per 100,000 727.1 770.5 816.1 865.3 964.8 838.4
Burglaries 1,399 1,351 1,521 1,173 1,073 987
    per 100,000 1638.1 1581.9 1781.0 1373.5 1256.4 1155.7
Thefts 2,575 2,533 2,723 2,400 2,514 2,027
    per 100,000 3015.1 2965.9 3188.4 2810.2 2943.7 2373.5
Auto thefts 1,060 1,111 1,222 1,095 1,090 791
    per 100,000 1241.2 1300.9 1430.9 1282.2 1276.3 926.2
715.3 759.2 830.4 785.8 759.4 663.0


Average climate in Trenton, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Trenton, Trenton:

Trenton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Jersey state average. It is 3% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1990, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.9 miles away from the Trenton city center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/17/1988, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.4 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Antonin Scalia - (b. 1936), Supreme Court justice, Dennis Rodman - (born 1961), basketball player, actor, Ernie Kovacs - (1919-1962), comedian, Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr., Dahntay Jones - NBA player (Memphis Grizzlies, born: Dec 27, 1980), Gary Stills - 2005 NFL player (Kansas City Chiefs, born: Jul 11, 1974), Kevin Johnson - 2005 NFL player (Detroit Lions, born: Jul 15, 1976), Patrick Kerney - 2005 NFL player (Atlanta Falcons, born: Dec 30, 1976), Troy Vincent - 2005 NFL player (Buffalo Bills, born: Jun 8, 1971), N. Gregory Mankiw.


Main business address for: JOURNAL REGISTER CO (NEWSPAPERS: PUBLISHING OR PUBLISHING & PRINTING).


Hospitals/medical centers in Trenton:
  • ANNE KLEIN FORENSIC CENTER (PO BOX 7717 STUYVESANT AVE)
  • CAPITAL HEALTH SYSTEMS AT FULD (750 BRUNSWICK AVE)
  • MERCER MEDICAL CENTER (446 BELLEVUE AVE)
  • ST FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER (601 HAMILTON AVE)
  • TRENTON PSYCHIATRIC HOSP (STATION A)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Trenton:
  • TRENTON MERCER (about 5 miles; TRENTON, NJ; ID: TTN)
  • MC GUIRE AFB (about 20 miles; WRIGHTSTOWN, NJ; ID: WRI)
  • LAKEHURST NAES /MAXFIELD FIELD (about 31 miles; LAKEHURST, NJ; ID: NEL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Trenton:
  • TWIN PINE (about 6 miles; PENNINGTON, NJ; ID: N75)
  • TRENTON-ROBBINSVILLE (about 11 miles; ROBBINSVILLE, NJ; ID: N87)
  • PRINCETON (about 14 miles; PRINCETON/ROCKY HILL, NJ; ID: 39N)

Amtrak station:
TRENTON (72 S. CLINTON AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Housing and Community Development(Local) 103 $373,825 $43,552 0 $0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 1483 $8,201,400 $66,363 103 $113,646
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 575 $1,892,700 $39,499 106 $69,174


Colleges/Universities in Trenton:
  • THOMAS EDISON STATE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 3,277; Location: 101 W STATE ST; Public; Website: www.tesc.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • SAINT FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER SCHOOL OF NURSING (FT enrollment: 19; Location: 601 HAMILTON AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
  • CAPITAL HEALTH SYSTEM SCHOOL OF NURSING (FT enrollment: 15; Location: 832 BRUNSWICK AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.capitalhealth.org)
  • ST FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER-SCHOOL OF RAD TECH (FT enrollment: 10; Location: 601 HAMILTON AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
  • BROADCASTERS TRAINING SCHOOL (Location: 1590 FIFTH ST; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Trenton:
  • RIDER UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 4,201)
  • THE COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY (about 6 miles; Ewing, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,176)
  • MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; West Windsor, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,445)
  • PRINCETON UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; PRINCETON, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,481)
  • BUCKS COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; NEWTOWN, PA; FT enrollment: 4,840)
  • BURLINGTON COUNTY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; PEMBERTON, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,751)
  • RARITAN VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 24 miles; SOMERVILLE, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,283)
Public high schools in Trenton:
  • TRENTON CENTRAL HIGH (Students: 2,705; Location: 400 CHAMBERS STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • HAMILTON EAST-STEINERT (Students: 1,628; Location: 2900 KLOCKNER ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • HAMILTON NORTH-NOTTINGHAM (Students: 1,361; Location: 1055 KLOCKNER ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • DAYLIGHT/TWILIGHT H S (Students: 767; Location: 720 BELLEVUE AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MCVS ASSUNPINK CENT (Students: 86; Location: 1085 OLD TRENTON ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MCVS PERFORMING ARTS (Location: 1200 OLD TRENTON ROAD; Grades: 10 - 12)
Private high school in Trenton:
  • VILLA VICTORIA ACADEMY (Students: 266; Location: 376 WEST UPPER FERRY ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Trenton:
  • EMILY C REYNOLDS MIDDLE (Students: 1,215; Location: 2145 YARDVILLE-HAMILTON SQUARE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ALBERT E GRICE MIDDLE (Students: 1,053; Location: 901 WHITEHORSE-HAMILTON SQUARE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • RICHARD C CROCKETT MIDDLE (Students: 1,006; Location: 2631 KUSER ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • GRACE A DUNN MIDDLE SCH (Students: 850; Location: 401 DAYTON STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • TRENTON COMMUNITY CS (Students: 560; Location: 349 WEST STATE STREET; Grades: KG - 09)
  • GRANVILLE CS (Students: 546; Location: 363 WEST STATE STREET; Grades: KG - 09)
  • HEDGEPETH-WILLIAMS M.S. (Students: 529; Location: 301 GLADSTONE AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ROBBINS (Students: 523; Location: 283 TYLER STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • GRANT (Students: 513; Location: 159 N. CLINTON AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • P.J. HILL (Students: 482; Location: 1010 EAST STATE STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Trenton:
  • ST GREGORY THE GREAT (Students: 533; Location: 4680 NOTTINGHAM WAY; Grades: KG - 8)
  • OUR LADY OF SORROWS SCHOOL (Students: 436; Location: 3800 EAST STATE STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST ANTHONY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 414; Location: 530 SOUTH OLDEN AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST RAPHAEL SCHOOL (Students: 307; Location: 151 GROPP AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION SCHOOL (Students: 258; Location: 520 CHESTNUT AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • INCARNATION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 255; Location: 1555 PENNINGTON ROAD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • HOLY ANGELS SCHOOL (Students: 210; Location: 10 NEW CEDAR LANE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • SACRED HEART SCHOOL-TRENTON (Students: 202; Location: 333 SOUTH BROAD STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HOLY CROSS SCHOOL (Students: 192; Location: 22 GRAND ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • OUR LADYS CATHEDRAL ACADEMY (Students: 187; Location: 31 CHANCERY LANE; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Trenton:
  • TRENTON FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,183,122; Location: 120 ACADEMY ST.; 405,522 books; 2,759 audio materials; 966 video materials; 755 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Trenton: Trenton Marine Terminal (A), Trent House (B), Teen House (C), State Capitol (D).

Cemeteries: Riverview Cemetery (1), Mercer Cemetery (2).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Assunpink Creek (A), Pond Run (B).

Parks in Trenton include: Wetzel Field (1), Cadwalader Park (2), Stacy Park (3), North Trenton Park (4), Assunpink Park (5).


Trenton compared to New Jersey state average:
  • Unemployed percentage 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 above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Trenton:
  • WBUD (1260 AM; 5 kW; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM CENTRAL NEW JERSEY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHWH (1350 AM; 10 kW; PRINCETON, NJ; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTTM (1680 AM; 10 kW; PRINCETON, NJ; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WIFI (1460 AM; 5 kW; FLORENCE, NJ; Owner: REAL LIFE BROADCASTING)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WIMG (1300 AM; 3 kW; EWING, NJ; Owner: MORRIS B/C COMPANY OF N. J. INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WPHY (920 AM; 1 kW; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Trenton:
  • WPST (97.5 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WKXW-FM (101.5 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM CENTRAL NEW JERSEY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WNJT-FM (88.1 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BRD/CST AUTHORITY)
  • WPRB (103.3 FM; PRINCETON, NJ; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • W220AG (91.9 FM; LAWRENCEVILLE, ETC., NJ; Owner: BUX-MONT EDUCATIONAL RADIO ASSOC.)
  • WTHK (94.5 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WWFM (89.1 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WAWZ (99.1 FM; ZAREPHATH, NJ; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Trenton:
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WNJN (Channel 50; MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CNG AUTHORITY)
  • W25AW (Channel 25; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: WZBN TV, INC.)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WPSJ-LP (Channel 8; HAMMONTON, ETC., NJ; Owner: ENGLE BROADCASTING)
  • W36AS (Channel 36; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)

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