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Population in 2012: 24,062 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.2%
 

Males: 11,806  (49.1%)
Females: 12,256  (50.9%)

Median resident age:  35.1 years
New Jersey median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 07008.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $60,273 (it was $47,148 in 2000)
Carteret:

$60,273
NJ:

$69,667
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,370

Carteret borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $263,523 (it was $134,800 in 2000)
Carteret:

$263,523
NJ:

$311,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $316,891; Detached houses: $333,487; Townhouses or other attached units: $269,604; In 2-unit structures: $331,410; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $377,044; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $225,055; Mobile homes: $103,128

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,244.

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  • White alone - 8,778 (37.9%)
  • Hispanic - 7,334 (31.7%)
  • Asian alone - 4,416 (19.1%)
  • Black alone - 2,250 (9.7%)
  • Two or more races - 295 (1.3%)
  • Other race alone - 42 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 20 (0.09%)

Races in Carteret detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Carteret: 123.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Italian (10.7%), Irish (9.2%), Polish (5.5%), German (4.6%), United States (2.0%), Hungarian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1906

Elevation: 16 feet

Land area: 4.36 square miles.

Population density: 5,516 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Carteret:

  • High school or higher: 83.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 14.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Carteret borough:

  • Never married: 33.5%
  • Now married: 48.9%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

6,708 residents are foreign born (5.9% Asia, 3.4% Europe).

This borough:  29.0%
New Jersey:  21.2%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Carteret, New Jersey as of October 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Carteret to the number of sex offenders is 8,021 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $6,349 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $6,276 (2.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Elizabeth, NJ (5.6 miles , pop. 120,568).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (10.8 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (18.4 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Port Reading, NJ (1.1 miles ), Sewaren, NJ (1.6 miles ), Avenel, NJ (1.6 miles ), Rahway, NJ (1.8 miles ), Woodbridge, NJ (1.8 miles ), Linden, NJ (1.9 miles ), Colonia, NJ (2.1 miles ), Iselin, NJ (2.1 miles ).

Latitude: 40.58 N, Longitude: 74.23 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,018 (-13.0%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 1,357 (13.6%)

Area code: 732

Carteret household income distribution Carteret home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Carteret by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0210113000120
per 100,000 0.09.64.70.04.64.614.00.00.00.04.18.70.0
Rapes 30411574442356
per 100,000 15.30.018.950.522.932.518.618.017.58.412.421.826.0
Robberies 12252021202021242420161714
per 100,000 61.4119.794.696.591.792.797.8108.3104.984.566.074.260.7
Assaults 45412543292835272426322329
per 100,000 230.1196.4118.2197.6133.0129.8163.0121.8104.9109.8132.0100.3125.6
Burglaries 1409284967861616256777210199
per 100,000 716.0440.6397.3441.2357.7282.8284.0279.7244.8325.3297.0440.7428.9
Thefts 291268256247279256274250242202296317245
per 100,000 1488.21283.51210.91135.11279.51186.81275.81127.91057.8853.41220.81383.11061.4
Auto thefts 54495568615824473123314331
per 100,000 276.2234.7260.1312.5279.8268.9111.8212.0135.597.2127.9187.6134.3
Arson 4411340821010
per 100,000 20.519.24.74.613.818.50.036.18.74.20.04.40.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 218.0204.2181.6219.8188.5185.9193.1160.0143.0124.2150.8186.6154.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Carteret detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 63 (53 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.30
New Jersey average:

3.38

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Carteret, New Jersey accommodation, waste management - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.1%
New Jersey:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,727 (+9.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (24%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3%)

Work and jobs in Carteret: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Carteret, New Jersey

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Tornado activity:

Carteret-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Jersey state average. It is 4% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.7 miles away from the Carteret borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 10/18/1990, a category F3 tornado 29.3 miles away from the borough center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Carteret-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 96.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.2 miles away from Carteret center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 46.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 16.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 48.0 miles away from Carteret center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Middlesex County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Heavy Rains: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Carteret topographic map

Birthplace of: Joe Medwick - Baseball player, Keith Hughes (basketball) - Basketball player.

Main business address for: DI GIORGIO CORP (WHOLESALE-GROCERIES & GENERAL LINE), PATHMARK STORES INC (RETAIL-GROCERY STORES).


Hospitals/medical centers near Carteret:

  • RIVERTON NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; RAHWAY, NJ)
  • EDEN I I SCHOOL FOR AUTISTIC CHILDREN (Hospital, about 4 miles away; STATEN ISLAND, NY)
  • DELAIRE NURSING AND CONV CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; LINDEN, NJ)

Political contributions by individuals in Carteret, NJ

Amtrak stations near Carteret:

  • 6 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 INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 12 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 website: www.ci.carteret.nj.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carteret:

  • CUNY College of Staten Island (about 5 miles; Staten Island, NY; Full-time enrollment: 9,326)
  • Kean University (about 7 miles; Union, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,081)
  • Wagner College (about 8 miles; Staten Island, NY; FT enrollment: 2,017)
  • Union County College (about 8 miles; Cranford, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,338)
  • Middlesex County College (about 10 miles; Edison, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,684)
  • New Jersey City University (about 11 miles; Jersey City, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,152)
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology (about 12 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,420)

Public high school in Carteret:

Private high school in Carteret:

  • GATEWAY SCHOOL (Students: 105; Location: 60 HIGH ST; Grades: 1 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Carteret:

Private elementary/middle school in Carteret:

  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 242; Location: 865 ROOSEVELT AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Carteret

Library in Carteret:

  • CARTERET FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $792,525; Location: 100 COOKE AVENUE; 60,170 books; 3,715 audio materials; 3,211 video materials; 22 state licensed databases; 146 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Carteret: Carteret Jewish Community Center (A), Carteret Fire Department (B), Carteret Fire Station Number 1 (C), Carteret Fire Department House 3 (D), Carteret First Aid Squad (E), Gallant Mobile Transportation (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Carteret Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Carteret include: Calvary Baptist Church (A), Congregation Brotherhood of Israel Synagogue (B), Congregation of Loving Justice Synagogue (C), Holy Family Roman Catholic Church (D), Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church (E), Saint Demetrius Orthodox Ukrainian Catholic Church (F), Saint Elias Byzantine Rite Catholic Church (G), Saint Joseph's Roman Catholic Church (H), Saint Mark's Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Rolphs Creek (A), Marshes Creek (B), Cross Creek (C), Run Creek (D), Caseys Creek (E), Noes Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Carteret include: Joseph Medwick Park (1), Carteret Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Julian's Cafe Restaurant & Lounge (1000 Roosevelt Avenue), Holiday Inn Carteret (1000 Roosevelt Ave).

 
Middlesex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  CO  SO2 Ozone  PM2.5 NO2 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 26.7. This is about average.
City:

26.7
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.370. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.370
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.09. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.09
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 23.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

23.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 14.6. This is significantly better than average. There were 8 monitors within city limits.
City:

14.6
U.S.:

22.9
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.13. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.13
U.S.:

9.59
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 11.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.9
U.S.:

9.4
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.1072


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.2%
(3.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.5% for Black residents, 20.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 3.9% for other race residents, 33.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  3.0 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  74.9%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  7.0%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Carteret, NJ

5 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Carteret in 2000:

  • 185 people in other group homes
  • 156 people in nursing homes
  • 59 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Carteret compared to New Jersey state average:

Carteret, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Carteret (2011 data):

  • Investors Bank: Cateret Branch at 20 Cooke Avenue, branch established on 2010/06/15. Info updated 2012/02/27: Bank assets: $10,674.9 mil, Deposits: $7,419.7 mil, headquarters in Short Hills, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 86 total offices, Holding Company: Investors Bancorp, Mhc
  • United Roosevelt Savings Bank: at 11-15 Cooke Avenue, branch established on 1914/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $99.1 mil, Deposits: $81.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: United Roosevelt Mhc
  • Capital One, National Association: Carteret Branch at 785 Roosevelt Avenue, branch established on 2001/05/21. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Carteret at 2 Holmes Street, branch established on 1923/09/15. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: Cooke Avenue Branch at 25 Cooke Avenue, branch established on 1962/08/13. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Carteret, New Jersey:

  • Holiday Inn, 1000 Roosevelt Ave, Carteret, NJ 07008 , Phone: (732) 541-9500, Fax: (732) 541-9640
  • Radisson Hotel Carteret, NJ, 30 Minue St, Carteret, NJ, Carteret, NJ 07008 , Phone: (732) 541-2005, Fax: (732) 969-1345
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Carteret, New Jersey

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Carteret travel time to work - commute


Carteret mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (19%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Carteret borough (based on Middlesex County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.88%
Here59.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishPresbyterian Church (USA)Muslim EstimateAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents76.4%10.0%1.7%1.6%1.4%
Congregations22.7%8.6%7.3%1.0%4.5%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaOther
Adherents1.3%1.2%0.9%0.7%4.8%
Congregations6.4%6.1%4.5%0.6%38.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 221
Middlesex County:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 172
Middlesex County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 69
Here:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 477
Here:

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Middlesex County:

7.6%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Middlesex County:

23.8%
State:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.2%
New Jersey:

18.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 11$45,172$49,2792$3,159
Other Government Administration 15$68,521$54,8175$6,268
Judicial and Legal 8$42,896$64,3444$3,405
Police Protection - Officers 62$430,630$83,3480$0
Police - Other 10$36,965$44,35833$72,314
Firefighters 20$138,187$82,9120$0
Streets and Highways 15$74,377$59,5022$689
Welfare 2$6,556$39,3361$731
Health 7$26,400$45,2578$6,155
Solid Waste Management 3$13,804$55,2161$1,410
Sewerage 4$21,491$64,4730$0
Parks and Recreation 10$47,154$56,5850$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 19$92,647$58,5140$0
Local Libraries 6$20,701$41,4026$5,121
Other and Unallocable 6$29,417$58,8344$4,052
Totals for Government 198$1,094,918$66,35966$103,304

Carteret government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $7,969,000 ($331.19)
    Housing and Community Development: $7,233,000 ($300.60)
    Police Protection: $5,740,000 ($238.55)
    Sewerage: $2,437,000 ($101.28)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,257,000 ($93.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,100,000 ($45.72)
    Regular Highways: $902,000 ($37.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $855,000 ($35.53)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $810,000 ($33.66)
    Financial Administration: $750,000 ($31.17)
    Central Staff Services: $563,000 ($23.40)
    Libraries: $550,000 ($22.86)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $432,000 ($17.95)
    Electric Utilities: $305,000 ($12.68)
    Health - Other: $280,000 ($11.64)
    Parking Facilities: $262,000 ($10.89)
    General Public Buildings: $250,000 ($10.39)
    Transit Utilities: $108,000 ($4.49)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $100,000 ($4.16)
    Water Utilities: $31,000 ($1.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $858,000 ($35.66)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,052,000 ($542.43)

Carteret government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,955,000 ($205.93)
    Housing and Community Development: $905,000 ($37.61)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $6,393,000 ($265.69)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $257,000 ($10.68)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $577,000 ($23.98)
    Sale of Property: $500,000 ($20.78)
    Fines and Forfeits: $442,000 ($18.37)
    General Revenue, NEC: $80,000 ($3.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,008,000 ($166.57)
    All Other: $1,877,000 ($78.01)
    Highways: $385,000 ($16.00)
  • Tax - Property: $15,850,000 ($658.71)
    Other License: $1,567,000 ($65.12)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $18,000 ($0.75)

Carteret government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,350,000 ($1011.97)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,087,000 ($917.92)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,891,000 ($203.27)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,628,000 ($109.22)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $16,014,000 ($665.53)
    Beginning: $3,505,000 ($145.67)

Carteret government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $26,367,000 ($1095.79)

7.26% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($54,801 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.26%
New Jersey average:

6.12%

0.33% of residents moved from foreign countries ($699 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.33%
New Jersey average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Union County, NJ  0.80% ($47,329 average AGI)
from Somerset County, NJ  0.64% ($51,524)
from Monmouth County, NJ  0.49% ($79,620)


9.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($57,563 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.05%
New Jersey average:

6.89%

0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($627 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.14%
New Jersey average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Somerset County, NJ  0.87% ($62,979 average AGI)
to Monmouth County, NJ  0.59% ($74,424)
to Union County, NJ  0.52% ($45,395)

Strongest AM radio stations in Carteret:

  • 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)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYC (820 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Carteret:

  • WSIA (88.9 FM; STATEN ISLAND, NY; Owner: THE COLLEGE OF STATEN ISLAND)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • 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.)
  • 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 Carteret:

  • 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.)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • 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)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W36AS (Channel 36; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Carteret fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 26
Total length: 571 meters (1,873ft)
Total costs: $1,000
Total average daily traffic: 775,445
Total average daily truck traffic: 53,563

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 6
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 13
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 3
  • 2000-2009: 4
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Carteret, NJ

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Carteret)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Carteret, NJ)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Carteret)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 152 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 67612 , Serial Number: 15281946, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 05/16/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Pawel Trzpis, 47 Sabo St, Carteret, NJ 07008



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED83$242,04839$198,487246$211,39827$99,8522$4,500,00015$177,7331$67,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$204,2865$177,00034$203,1765$94,0000$00$01$72,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED33$226,54527$230,259217$231,70535$60,7431$4,500,00015$198,2672$28,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN17$248,2355$173,000107$245,89710$75,0000$03$184,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$228,2003$270,33326$259,4230$00$01$248,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0035.00 , 0036.00, 0037.00, 0038.00, 0039.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$263,8000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$248,3752$364,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$351,0001$333,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$228,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0035.00 , 0036.00, 0037.00, 0038.00, 0039.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5

Businesses in Carteret, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Holiday Inn1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Payless1
Dunkin Donuts1RadioShack1
FedEx3Rite Aid1
GameStop1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
Browse common businesses in Carteret, NJ

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