Colonia, New Jersey

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Population in 2010: 17,795. Population change since 2000: -0.1%
Males: 8,463  (47.6%)
Females: 9,332  (52.4%)
Median resident age:  41.5 years
New Jersey median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 07067, 08830.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $85,250 (it was $67,372 in 2000)
Colonia:

$85,250
NJ:

$70,165

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $35,592 (it was $27,732 in 2000)

Colonia CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $330,441 (it was $181,400 in 2000)
Colonia:

$330,441
NJ:

$307,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $327,554; Detached houses: $356,587; Townhouses or other attached units: $239,444; In 2-unit structures: $249,367; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $206,012; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $220,096; Mobile homes: $67,687

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,227.

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  • Races in Colonia, NJ (2013)

    Colonia races chart
    • 11,97668.0%White alone
    • 2,49114.2%Hispanic
    • 1,7479.9%Asian alone
    • 7764.4%Black alone
    • 2681.5%Two or more races
    • 400.2%American Indian alone
    • 150.09%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Colonia: 122.4 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (20.6%), Polish (11.6%), Irish (11.3%), German (7.0%), Portuguese (4.5%), United States (3.6%).

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,NJ real estate house value index trend

Colonia, New Jersey map

For population 25 years and over in Colonia:

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Colonia CDP:

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 60.0%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

3,936 residents are foreign born (9.7% Europe, 5.5% Asia, 4.6% Latin America).

This place:

22.4%
New Jersey:

21.6%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Colonia, New Jersey as of August 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Colonia to the number of sex offenders is 4,449 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $8,109 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $7,605 (2.4%)

Colonia satellite photo by USGS

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: -6,919 (-39.3%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 646 (7.3%)

Colonia household income distribution Colonia home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.0%
New Jersey:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)

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

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

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 the city 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 Colonia 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 (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Heavy Rains: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colonia topographic 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).

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 schools in Colonia:

  • ST JOHN VIANNEY ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 626; Location: 420 INMAN AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • COOLING WATERS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 28; Location: 44 E PRESCOTT AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
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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

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)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 101. This is worse than average.

City:

101
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.439. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.439
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 5.26. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.26
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.749. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.749
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 14.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.34
U.S.:

9.14

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

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0147

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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 3.7%
(3.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.1% for Black residents, 6.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.4% for two or more races residents)
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

Colonia, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Colonia compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
New Jersey average:

12.7

Colonia travel time to work - commute Colonia mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Electricity (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Religion statistics for Colonia CDP (based on Middlesex County data)

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
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.
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
Middlesex County:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.6%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Middlesex County:

23.8%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.2%
State:

18.0%

5.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($53,970 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
New Jersey average:

5.08%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($792 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.09%
New Jersey average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Union County, NJ  0.57% ($46,633 average AGI)
from Somerset County, NJ  0.55% ($51,397)
from Monmouth County, NJ  0.39% ($56,722)


6.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($59,321 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.44%
New Jersey average:

5.65%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($888 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.10%
New Jersey average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Somerset County, NJ  0.65% ($64,341 average AGI)
to Monmouth County, NJ  0.50% ($66,985)
to Union County, NJ  0.46% ($49,757)

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)

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: 7327262368, William.Heinzelman@twp.Woodbridge.Nj.Us, 1 MAIN STREET
  • William Heinzelman, 250 Inman Avenue (Lat: 40.600333 Lon: -74.313361), Type: 36.6, Overall height: 36.6 m
    Registrant: 7327262368, William.Heinzelman@twp.Woodbridge.Nj.Us, 1 MAIN STREET
  • WILLIAM HEINZELMAN, 250 Inman Avenue (Lat: 40.600333 Lon: -74.313361), Type: 44.2, Overall height: 44.2 m
    Registrant: 7327262368, William.Heinzelman@twp.Woodbridge.Nj.Us, 1 MAIN STREET
  • Scott R Kuzma, 250 Inman Avenue (Lat: 40.600333 Lon: -74.313361), Type: 44.2, Overall height: 44.2 m
    Registrant: 7327262368, William.Heinzelman@twp.Woodbridge.Nj.Us, 1 MAIN STREET

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 250 Inman Ave (Lat: 40.600111 Lon: -74.314306), Call Sign: KDO248
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.8200 MHz, 33.8400 MHz, 33.9000 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, 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: 08/03/2009, Expiration Date: 08/03/2019, Certifier: Lance Rogers
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, 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: 05/28/2009, Expiration Date: 05/28/2019, Certifier: William Heinzelman
    Registrant: Ess, Inc., 613 Delaware Ave., Riverside, NJ 08075, Phone: (856) 764-3809, 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: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

56 (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
    Registrant (Individual): Robert Duane, 10 Fagan Place, Colonia, NJ 07067
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3815L , Serial Number: 17253984, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 12/08/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Abelardo Jr Rico, 125 Broadway Avenue, 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
    Registrant (Individual): Barry M Adler, 50 Woods Ln, 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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 5

Incident types - Colonia

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Colonia, NJ
Businesses in Colonia, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Ford1
Circle K1Home Depot1
Dunkin Donuts1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS1
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