Erma, New Jersey

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Population in 2010: 2,134.
Population change since 2000: +2.2%
Males: 976  (45.7%)
Females: 1,158  (54.3%)
Median resident age:

47.8 years
New Jersey median age:

40.2 years

Zip codes: 08242.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $88,477 (it was $64,261 in 2000)
Erma:

$88,477
NJ:

$85,751

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $41,842 (it was $20,765 in 2000)

Erma CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $319,619 (it was $114,000 in 2000)
Erma:

$319,619
NJ:

$348,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $333,544; detached houses: $344,980; mobile homes: $118,901

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,313.

March 2019 cost of living index in Erma: 100.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 1.0%
(0.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Erma, NJ (2019)
    • 1,68589.8%White alone
    • 723.8%Two or more races
    • 482.6%Asian alone
    • 261.4%Hispanic
    • 191.0%Other race alone

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

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Ancestries: American (25.4%), Italian (17.1%), Irish (16.2%), English (9.5%), German (6.6%), Norwegian (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 3.35 square miles.

Population density: 637 people per square mile   (low).

Erma, New Jersey map

81 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe).

This place:

4.4%
New Jersey:

22.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $5,008 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $4,091 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (33.7 miles , pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (70.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Rio Grande, NJ (1.0 miles ),
Whitesboro-Burleigh, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Villas, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Wildwood Crest borough, NJ (1.8 miles ),
West Wildwood borough, NJ (1.9 miles ),
Burleigh, NJ (1.9 miles ),
Diamond Beach, NJ (1.9 miles ),
North Cape May, NJ (1.9 miles )

Latitude: 39.00 N, Longitude: 74.89 W

Distribution of median household income in Erma, NJ in 2019
Distribution of house value in Erma, NJ in 2019
Erma satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

13.7%
New Jersey:

9.9%
Most common industries in Erma, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (15.6%)
  • Health care (13.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.3%)
  • Public administration (9.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.0%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (25.8%)
  • Public administration (13.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.8%)
  • Sporting goods, camera, hobby & toy stores (6.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (27.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (16.1%)
  • Personal & laundry services (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
Most common occupations in Erma, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.4%)
  • Carpenters (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (10.4%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Carpenters (7.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.0%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (11.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (8.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.5%)

Average climate in Erma, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Erma, New Jersey average temperatures Erma, New Jersey average precipitation Erma, New Jersey humidity Erma, New Jersey wind speed Erma, New Jersey snowfall Erma, New Jersey sunshine Erma, New Jersey clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.6. This is better than average.

City:

56.6
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2014 was 2.55. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.55
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.112. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.112
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.5
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Erma-area historical tornado activity is below New Jersey state average. It is 57% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/1956, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 17.4 miles away from the Erma place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/31/1992, a category F2 tornado 29.2 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Erma-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Jersey state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 181.6 miles away from Erma 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 110.3 miles away from Erma center
On 11/30/2017 at 21:47:31, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 32.2 miles away from Erma center
On 1/15/2019 at 23:30:48, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 159.6 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 109.2 miles away from Erma center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 182.0 miles away from Erma center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cape May County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 6, Snowstorms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Winds: 2, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 3 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Erma topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Erma:

  • VICTORIA MANOR NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; CAPE MAY, NJ)
  • EASTERN SHORE NURSING/REHAB (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ)
  • RCG CAPE MAY DC (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ)
  • OCEANA REHABILITATION AND NC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ)
  • COURTHOUSE CONV CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ)
  • CREST HAVEN HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ)
  • CREST HAVEN NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Erma:

  • Cumberland County College (about 32 miles; Vineland, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 2,898)
  • Atlantic Cape Community College (about 34 miles; Mays Landing, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,392)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 36 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Delaware State University (about 38 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 4,087)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 39 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,239)
  • The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (about 39 miles; Galloway, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,360)
  • Rowan University (about 51 miles; Glassboro, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,632)

Points of interest:

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Cape May County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Erma that have no violations reported:

  • WAWA #316 (Population served: 105, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

72.6%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.8%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Erma:

Marital status in Erma, NJ
  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 54.5%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

For population 25 years and over in Erma:

  • High school or higher: 94.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
New Jersey average:

12.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Erma, NJ (based on Cape May County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic35,54114
Mainline Protestant9,21545
Evangelical Protestant6,82230
Black Protestant7197
Orthodox5001
Other3394
None44,129-
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: 38
Cape May County:

3.94 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 29
Here:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Here:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 238
Cape May County:

24.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.0%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cape May County:

25.1%
State:

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

14.6%
New Jersey:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.3%
New Jersey:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.1%
New Jersey:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.0
New Jersey:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Erma:

24.2%
New Jersey:

20.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Erma:

19.8%
New Jersey:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Erma:

6.7
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
Erma:

41.1%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

52.5%
State:

56.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.5%
New Jersey:

80.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Erma, NJ Residents

5.36% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($69,256 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.36%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($247 average AGI)
Cape May County:

0.06%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Atlantic County, NJ  0.84% ($55,545 average AGI)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.38% ($60,667)
from Camden County, NJ  0.37% ($97,832)


5.68% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($61,971 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.68%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($260 average AGI)
Cape May County:

0.07%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Atlantic County, NJ  0.92% ($47,930 average AGI)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.32% ($41,145)
to Gloucester County, NJ  0.21% ($61,798)

Strongest AM radio stations in Erma:

  • WCMC (1230 AM; 1 kW; WILDWOOD, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WIBG (1020 AM; daytime; 2 kW; OCEAN CITY/SOMERS PO, NJ; Owner: ENRICO S. BRANCADORA)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Erma:

  • WBNJ (93.1 FM; WILDWOOD CREST, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WCZT (98.7 FM; VILLAS, NJ; Owner: WZK, LLC)
  • WWCJ (89.1 FM; CAPE MAY, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WDOX (106.7 FM; NORTH CAPE MAY, NJ; Owner: WJNN, INC.)
  • W222AL (92.3 FM; CAPE MAY, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WGBZ (105.5 FM; CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WNJZ (90.3 FM; CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WZXL (100.7 FM; WILDWOOD, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WWZK (94.3 FM; AVALON, NJ; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WIXM (97.3 FM; MILLVILLE, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM ATLANTIC CITY II LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WTKU (98.3 FM; OCEAN CITY, NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WKOE (106.3 FM; OCEAN CITY, NJ; Owner: OCEAN COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRTQ (91.3 FM; OCEAN CITY, NJ; Owner: TEMPLE U. OF THE COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WJSE (102.7 FM; PETERSBURG, NJ; Owner: PARINELLO ENTERPRISES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Erma:

  • W05AX (Channel 5; CAPE MAY, NJ; Owner: WILDWOOD FIVE TELEVISION)
  • WMGM-TV (Channel 40; WILDWOOD, NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
Erma fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Erma fatal accident list:

Jan 31, 2010 03:20 PM, 626, Lat: 39.007683, Lon: -74.887908, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 12, 2009 08:27 PM, Us-9, Bennetts Crossing, Lat: 38.981508, Lon: -74.905842, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 25, 2007 03:39 PM, 626, Lat: 39.006156, Lon: -74.888964, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 23, 2007 11:13 PM, Us-9, Lat: 38.989686, Lon: -74.900042, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 1.2mTotal length
  • 10,910Total average daily traffic
  • 108Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,091Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Airport Security Bldg Breakwater Rd (Lat: 39.007333 Lon: -74.905722), Call Sign: WYC503,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.085 MHz, Grant Date: 07/11/2013, Expiration Date: 09/27/2023, Registrant: County Of Cape May, 4 Moore Road, Cape May Courthouse, NJ 08210, Phone: (609) 465-1035, Fax: (609) 465-1418, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KB2STV, Licensee ID: L00944093, Grant Date: 11/19/2014, Expiration Date: 11/21/2024, Certifier: Richard H Parker, Registrant: Richard H Parker, 13 Trotter Way, Erma, NJ 08204
  • Call Sign: N2WSY, Licensee ID: L00733187, Grant Date: 09/12/2013, Expiration Date: 10/05/2023, Cancellation Date: 06/09/2020, Certifier: John Armbruster Sr, Registrant: John Armbruster Sr, 737 Shunpike Rd, Erma, NJ 08204
  • Call Sign: WA2BLN, Grant Date: 09/14/1995, Expiration Date: 09/14/2005, Cancellation Date: 09/15/2007, Registrant: Albert R Naramore, 633 Shun Pike Rd, Erma, NJ 08204
  • Call Sign: KD2ALO, Licensee ID: L01647222, Grant Date: 06/21/2021, Expiration Date: 06/27/2031, Certifier: Kurt K Hughes, Registrant: Kurt K Hughes, 933 Towerview Rd, Erma, NJ 08204

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 78870, N78870, N-78870, Serial Number: 2885, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 11/10/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 09/17/2018
    Registrant (Individual): James R Troy, 9 Trotter Way, Erma, NJ 08204

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$250,09812$314,40740$230,9163$120,82726$287,4751$33,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$171,2104$280,2380$03$305,1800$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$04$465,89318$292,6531$13,04011$361,7550$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$225,2702$407,6208$249,0450$04$290,0180$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$172,9200$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0217.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$212,135
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0217.00

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

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 21. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 37 took place in 2008, and the least - 2 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Erma, NJ When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (59.5%), and Outside Fires (28.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Erma, NJ
    • 20959.5%Structure Fires
    • 10028.5%Outside Fires
    • 4212.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Erma, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Erma, NJ
  • 85.6%Utility gas
  • 9.7%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Erma, NJ
  • 61.0%Utility gas
  • 30.8%Electricity
  • 8.2%Solar energy


Erma compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
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