Colonia, New Jersey

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Population in 2010: 17,795.
Population change since 2000: -0.1%
Males: 8,433  (47.4%)
Females: 9,362  (52.6%)
Median resident age:

42.0 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 07067, 08830.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $93,567 (it was $67,372 in 2000)
Colonia:

$93,567
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $39,366 (it was $27,732 in 2000)

Colonia CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $375,931 (it was $181,400 in 2000)
Colonia:

$375,931
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $360,652; detached houses: $388,909; townhouses or other attached units: $290,148; in 2-unit structures: $290,140; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $240,353; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $230,723; mobile homes: $91,955

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,395.

March 2019 cost of living index in Colonia: 121.6 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.0%
(1.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.2% for Black residents, 3.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.8% for other race residents, 3.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Colonia, NJ (2017)
    • 11,67065.0%White alone
    • 2,60614.5%Asian alone
    • 2,24012.5%Hispanic
    • 6313.5%Black alone
    • 2701.5%Two or more races
    • 670.4%Other race alone
    • 50.03%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Colonia, New Jersey as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Colonia is 2,230 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: Italian (15.2%), Polish (10.2%), Portuguese (6.5%), Irish (5.6%), American (4.2%), German (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 60 feet

Land area: 3.88 square miles.

Population density: 4,590 people per square mile   (average).

Colonia, New Jersey map

4,064 residents are foreign born (8.5% Europe, 5.4% Asia, 4.2% Latin America).

This place:

22.6%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $9,002 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $8,939 (2.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Edison, NJ (5.0 miles , pop. 97,687).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Staten Island, NY (9.1 miles , pop. 443,728).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Brooklyn, NY (19.4 miles , pop. 2,465,326).

Nearest cities:

Iselin, NJ (1.1 miles ),
Avenel, NJ (1.4 miles ),
Clark, NJ (1.4 miles ),
Rahway, NJ (1.4 miles ),
Woodbridge, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Fords, NJ (1.9 miles ),
Port Reading, NJ (2.0 miles ),
Sewaren, NJ (2.0 miles )

Latitude: 40.59 N, Longitude: 74.31 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -7,680 (-42.8%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 707 (7.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Colonia, NJ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Colonia, NJ in 2017
Colonia satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Most common industries in Colonia, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.9%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.1%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.7%)
  • Chemicals (4.3%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.7%)
  • Health care (14.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.5%)
  • Chemicals (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Colonia, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Computer specialists (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Computer specialists (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.2%)
  • Registered nurses (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)

Average climate in Colonia, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Colonia, New Jersey average temperatures Colonia, New Jersey average precipitation Colonia, New Jersey humidity Colonia, New Jersey wind speed Colonia, New Jersey snowfall Colonia, New Jersey sunshine Colonia, New Jersey clear and cloudy days

Colonia, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 92.1. This is worse than average.

City:

92.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.358. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.358
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 15.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.7
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.349. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.349
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 26.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.81. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.81
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Colonia-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.4 miles away from the Colonia place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 10/18/1990, a category F3 tornado 25.2 miles away from the place center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Colonia-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 232.5 miles away from the city center
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 92.4 miles away from Colonia center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 271.2 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 90.9 miles away from Colonia center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 235.7 miles away from the city 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 41.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Middlesex County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 6, Heavy Rains: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colonia topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Colonia:

  • FMC COLONIA DIALYSIS CTR (1250 ROUTE 27)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Colonia:

  • ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL AT RAHWAY Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; RAHWAY, NJ)
  • DVA EDISON (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; EDISON, NJ)
  • FAMILY CHOICE HOSPICE LLC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; CLARK, NJ)
  • CLARK NURSING AND REHAB CNTR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CLARK, NJ)
  • RIVERTON NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; RAHWAY, NJ)
  • LONG ISLAND CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; FLUSHING, NY)
  • WESTFIELD CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WESTFIELD, NJ)

Amtrak stations near Colonia:

  • 2 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.
  • 10 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Colonia:

  • Union County College (about 6 miles; Cranford, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 9,148)
  • Middlesex County College (about 7 miles; Edison, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,849)
  • Kean University (about 8 miles; Union, NJ; FT enrollment: 12,648)
  • College of Staten Island CUNY (about 9 miles; Staten Island, NY; FT enrollment: 11,684)
  • Rutgers University-New Brunswick (about 10 miles; New Brunswick, NJ; FT enrollment: 39,388)
  • Seton Hall University (about 12 miles; South Orange, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,742)
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (about 13 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,210)

Public high school in Colonia:

Public elementary/middle schools in Colonia:

Private elementary/middle school in Colonia:

  • ST JOHN VIANNEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 432, Location: 420 INMAN AVE, Grades: PK-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Colonia: Colonia Country Club (A), Colonia Station (B), Colonia District 12 First Aid Squad (C), Colonia Volunteer Hook and Ladder Company (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Colonia: Saint John Vianney Roman Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Gertrudes Cemetery (1), Hazelwood Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Bret Schundler - Mayor of Jersey City, Glen Mason - Football player and coach, Tom Higgins (Canadian football) - Player of and football, Justin Chiera - College basketball player (Central Conn. Blue Devils).

Middlesex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Colonia and their reported violations in the past:

SPRINGWOOD SWIM CLUB (Population served: 105, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
BLACK HORSE INN (Serves ME, Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.9 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

80.8%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.7%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
8 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
8 people in religious group quarters in 2000
3 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

Banks with branches in Colonia (2011 data):

  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Colonia Branch at 525 Inman Ave., branch established on 1979/10/15. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Colonia Branch at 526 Inman Avenue, branch established on 1904/01/01. 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
  • Unity Bank: Colonia Branch at 1379 St. Georges Avenue, branch established on 1998/12/29. Info updated 2006/10/31: Bank assets: $810.2 mil, Deposits: $647.4 mil, headquarters in Clinton, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Unity Bancorp, Inc.
  • Columbia Bank: Colonia Branch at 800 Inman Avenue, branch established on 1996/10/19. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $4,478.2 mil, Deposits: $2,795.4 mil, headquarters in Fair Lawn, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 44 total offices
  • RSI BANK: Colonia Branch at 427 Lake Avenue, branch established on 2007/08/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $494.5 mil, Deposits: $397.4 mil, headquarters in Rahway, NJ, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Rsi Bancorp, Mhc
  • Bank of America, National Association: Colonia Branch at 505 Inman Avenue, branch established on 1962/07/02. 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

For population 15 years and over in Colonia:

Marital status in Colonia, NJ
  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

For population 25 years and over in Colonia:

  • High school or higher: 92.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
New Jersey average:

12.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Colonia
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhood in Colonia (Colonia, New Jersey Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Colonia, NJ (based on Middlesex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic322,34074
Other48,71773
Mainline Protestant35,693113
Evangelical Protestant29,296130
Orthodox13,49114
Black Protestant5,87917
None354,442-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 221
This county:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Middlesex County:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
State:

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

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

7.6%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Middlesex County:

23.8%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Middlesex County:

18.2%
State:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Colonia:

53.2%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Colonia:

51.3%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.6%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.2%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Colonia:

6.9
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
Colonia:

34.9%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
Colonia:

58.8%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Colonia:

79.2%
State:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Colonia, NJ Residents

5.47% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($70,383 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,128 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.04%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Union County, NJ  0.64% ($56,040 average AGI)
from Somerset County, NJ  0.56% ($54,961)
from Monmouth County, NJ  0.44% ($71,333)


6.75% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($78,193 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,090 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.08%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Somerset County, NJ  0.75% ($84,038 average AGI)
to Monmouth County, NJ  0.56% ($88,720)
to Union County, NJ  0.48% ($59,520)
Businesses in Colonia, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Ford1
Circle K1Home Depot1
Dunkin Donuts1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Colonia:

  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • 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 Colonia:

  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • 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.)
  • 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"))
  • WAWZ (99.1 FM; ZAREPHATH, NJ; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • 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)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Colonia:

  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • W36AS (Channel 36; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
  • 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)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 138ft / 41.6mTotal length
  • $12,484,000Total costs
  • 943,973Total average daily traffic
  • 12,585Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Colonia, NJ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 81940-1949
  • 21970-1979
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Colonia, NJ

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • WILLIAM HEINZELMAN, 250 Inman Avenue (Lat: 40.600333 Lon: -74.313361), Type: 36.6, Overall height: 36.6 m, Registrant: Woodbridge Township Police Department, William.Heinzelman@twp.Woodbridge.Nj.Us, , Woodb-ridge, Phone: (732) 726-2368
  • William Heinzelman, 250 Inman Avenue (Lat: 40.600333 Lon: -74.313361), Type: 36.6, Overall height: 36.6 m, Registrant: Woodbridge Township Police Department, William.Heinzelman@twp.Woodbridge.Nj.Us, , Woodb-ridge, Phone: (732) 726-2368
  • WILLIAM HEINZELMAN, 250 Inman Avenue (Lat: 40.600333 Lon: -74.313361), Type: 44.2, Overall height: 44.2 m, Registrant: Woodbridge Township Police Department, William.Heinzelman@twp.Woodbridge.Nj.Us, , Woodb-ridge, Phone: (732) 726-2368
  • Scott R Kuzma, 250 Inman Avenue (Lat: 40.600333 Lon: -74.313361), Type: 44.2, Overall height: 44.2 m, Registrant: Woodbridge Township Police Department, William.Heinzelman@twp.Woodbridge.Nj.Us, , Woodb-ridge, Phone: (732) 726-2368

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 250 Inman Ave (Lat: 40.600111 Lon: -74.314306), Call Sign: KDO248,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.9000 MHz, 33.8200 MHz, 33.8400 MHz, Grant Date: 06/23/1997, Expiration Date: 09/11/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/12/2003, Registrant: Colonia Volunteer Fire Dept Dist 12, 250 Inman Ave, Colonia, NJ 07067
  • Colonia Hs East Street (Lat: 40.592611 Lon: -74.320139), Call Sign: KNBP851, Licensee ID: L00113822,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.5800 MHz, Grant Date: 09/23/2011, Expiration Date: 09/24/2021, Registrant: Woodbridge Township School District, 60 Crows Mill Rd, Keasbey, NJ 08832, Phone: (908) 602-8420
  • 445 Inman Ave (Lat: 40.573722 Lon: -74.321806), Call Sign: KNBU627, Licensee ID: L00022890,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.5000 MHz, Grant Date: 11/29/2011, Expiration Date: 02/12/2022, Registrant: Rahway Bus Co, 445 Inman Ave, Colonia, NJ 07067, Phone: (732) 388-1232, Fax: (732) 388-3011, Email:
  • Lat: 40.590000 Lon: -74.300667, Call Sign: WPXC737,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.750 MHz, 467.800 MHz, 467.900 MHz, Grant Date: 03/06/2003, Expiration Date: 03/06/2013, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2013, Certifier: Lance Rogers, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239
  • FIRE DEPARTMENT, 250 Inman Ave. (Lat: 40.600111 Lon: -74.314306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 25 m, Overall height: 26 m, Call Sign: WPZU428,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.8200 MHz, 33.8400 MHz, 33.9000 MHz, Grant Date: 03/16/2004, Expiration Date: 03/16/2014, Cancellation Date: 05/17/2014, Certifier: Raymond J Hughes Jr, Registrant: Quality Communications, 1985 Swarthmore Ave, Lakewood, NJ 08701, Phone: (732) 730-9000, Fax: (732) 730-9005
  • Lat: 40.590833 Lon: -74.299500, Call Sign: WQKP464,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.712 MHz, 456.712 MHz, 461.737 MHz, 466.662 MHz, Grant Date: 05/10/2019, Expiration Date: 08/03/2029, Certifier: Lance Rogers, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E # 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • COLONIA FIRE, 250 Inman Avenue (Lat: 40.600333 Lon: -74.313361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQKI234,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11622.5 MHz, Grant Date: 03/05/2019, Expiration Date: 05/28/2029, Certifier: William Heinzelman, Registrant: Woodbrigde Pd, 1 Main St, Woodbrigde, NJ 07095, Phone: (732) 602-7388, Email:
  • NJ-NBW0007A, 806 Middlesex Avenue (Lat: 40.584750 Lon: -74.303167), Type: Pole, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQMC940,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17815.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/30/2010, Expiration Date: 06/30/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

64 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Colonia)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 16029 , Serial Number: 15073424, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 04/20/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 05/02/1988
    Registrant (Individual): Robert Duane, 10 Fagan Place, Colonia, NJ 07067
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177RG (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-A1B6D (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 52093 , Serial Number: 177RG1168, Year manufactured: 1977, Certificate Issue Date: 05/09/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Barry M Adler, 50 Woods Ln, Colonia, NJ 07067
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 734UQ , Serial Number: 17269128, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 05/19/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 12/14/2018
    Registrant (Corporation): Future Technologies Inc, 55 Cambridge Dr, Colonia, NJ 07067

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
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED52$306,80890$256,689490$252,43539$147,4368$216,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$284,42912$298,08354$278,0564$102,5000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$286,75017$260,471174$294,83311$69,0005$210,600
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$298,00010$338,600111$291,0905$144,4001$267,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$303,2003$267,66724$291,4170$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0023.01 , 0023.02, 0024.01, 0024.02, 0026.05

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED18$280,38914$327,214
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$278,4446$312,833
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$361,0003$296,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0023.01 , 0023.02, 0024.01, 0024.02, 0026.05

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Colonia, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Colonia, NJ - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 33. The highest number of fires - 52 took place in 2008, and the least - 10 in 2006. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Colonia, NJ When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (49.7%), and Outside Fires (30.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Colonia, NJ
    • 26049.7%Structure Fires
    • 16130.8%Outside Fires
    • 6813.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 346.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Colonia, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Colonia, NJ
  • 89.5%Utility gas
  • 7.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.5%Electricity
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Colonia, NJ
  • 70.3%Utility gas
  • 17.2%Electricity
  • 12.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Colonia compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Colonia on our top lists:

  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Portugal (population 500+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Southern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Poland (population 500+)"
  • #99 (08830) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Hungarian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
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