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Population in 2012: 13,691 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.6%
 

Males: 6,661  (48.7%)
Females: 7,030  (51.3%)

Median resident age:  41.1 years
New Jersey median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 08840.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $99,276 (it was $75,546 in 2000)
Metuchen:

$99,276
NJ:

$69,667
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $48,747

Metuchen borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $369,250 (it was $195,300 in 2000)
Metuchen:

$369,250
NJ:

$311,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $461,831; Detached houses: $482,282; Townhouses or other attached units: $294,644; In 2-unit structures: $482,192; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $246,292; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $333,453

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,534.

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  • White alone - 9,849 (72.5%)
  • Asian alone - 1,856 (13.7%)
  • Hispanic - 904 (6.7%)
  • Black alone - 682 (5.0%)
  • Two or more races - 278 (2.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 16 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Metuchen: 123.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (12.9%), Italian (12.7%), German (10.4%), Polish (6.1%), English (4.8%), United States (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1900

Elevation: 117 feet

Land area: 2.74 square miles.

Population density: 4,995 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Metuchen:

  • High school or higher: 96.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 59.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 26.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Metuchen borough:

  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

2,316 residents are foreign born (6.2% Asia, 4.2% Europe).

This borough:  17.0%
New Jersey:  21.2%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Metuchen, New Jersey as of October 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Metuchen to the number of sex offenders is 3,423 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 2012: $8,328 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $8,440 (2.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Edison, NJ (0.9 miles , pop. 97,687).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (16.3 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (25.9 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Edison, NJ (1.0 miles ), Fords, NJ (1.6 miles ), Iselin, NJ (1.8 miles ), South Plainfield borough, NJ (2.0 miles ), Woodbridge, NJ (2.1 miles ), Colonia, NJ (2.1 miles ), Highland Park borough, NJ (2.1 miles ), Perth Amboy, NJ (2.2 miles ).

Latitude: 40.54 N, Longitude: 74.36 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,006 (-7.4%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 1,116 (16.3%)

Area codes: 732, 908, 848

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Crime rates in Metuchen by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2001010100110
per 100,000 14.90.00.07.50.07.50.07.60.00.07.67.30.0
Robberies 1454342554735
per 100,000 7.530.938.130.022.429.914.938.038.130.553.022.036.5
Assaults 10891111892258226
per 100,000 74.561.868.782.682.259.967.2167.238.161.015.214.743.7
Burglaries 53505866586440434747275138
per 100,000 394.9386.2442.4495.6433.3478.9298.7326.8358.2358.2204.5374.5277.1
Thefts 171199194167137167201233204183168147149
per 100,000 1274.11537.01479.91254.11023.51249.61500.81770.91554.81394.71272.71079.41086.4
Auto thefts 1616181610141329107710
per 100,000 119.2123.6137.3120.274.7104.897.115.268.676.253.051.472.9
Arson 0130001000021
per 100,000 0.07.722.90.00.00.07.50.00.00.00.014.77.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 123.4126.4133.0132.7105.7125.2112.3153.6117.8114.199.593.793.1

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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 Metuchen detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 32 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
New Jersey average:

3.38

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Metuchen, New Jersey accommodation, waste management, arts - 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: -8 (-0.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Information (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Metuchen-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Jersey state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.3 miles away from the Metuchen borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 10/18/1990, a category F3 tornado 21.9 miles away from the borough center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Metuchen-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 89.4 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 87.9 miles away from Metuchen 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 39.4 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 12.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 93.5 miles away from Metuchen center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 54.9 miles away from the city 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).
Metuchen topographic map

Birthplace of: David Copperfield (illusionist) - Film actor, Scott Cowen - Educator, DK Holland - Graphic designer, Marqus Blakely - Basketball player, Tom Ruegger - Producer, James R. Arnold - Chemist.


Hospitals/medical centers in Metuchen:

  • ROOSEVELT HOSP DISEASES OF CHEST (Hospital, PARSONAGE RD)
  • ROOSEVELT HOSPITAL (Hospital, PO BOX 151)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Metuchen:

  • HAVEN HOSPICE AT JFK MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 2 miles away; EDISON, NJ)
  • JFK MEDICAL CTR - ANTHONY M. YELENCSICS COMMUNITY (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 2 miles away; EDISON, NJ)
  • NEW JERSEY VETERANS MEMORIAL HOME MENLO (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; EDISON, NJ)

Political contributions by individuals in Metuchen, NJ

Amtrak stations near Metuchen:

  • 3 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.
  • 6 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.
  • 14 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Local government website: www.metuchen.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Metuchen:

  • Middlesex County College (about 3 miles; Edison, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 7,684)
  • Rutgers University-New Brunswick (about 6 miles; New Brunswick, NJ; FT enrollment: 32,147)
  • Union County College (about 10 miles; Cranford, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,338)
  • Kean University (about 12 miles; Union, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,081)
  • CUNY College of Staten Island (about 12 miles; Staten Island, NY; FT enrollment: 9,326)
  • Wagner College (about 15 miles; Staten Island, NY; FT enrollment: 2,017)
  • Seton Hall University (about 16 miles; South Orange, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,575)

Public high school in Metuchen:

Private high school in Metuchen:

  • ST JOSEPH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 833; Location: 145 PLAINFIELD AVE; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Metuchen:

Private elementary/middle schools in Metuchen:

  • ST FRANCIS CATHEDRAL SCHOOL (Students: 476; Location: 528 MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • METUCHEN CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 205; Location: 130 WHITMAN AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • CHILDREN FIRST CHRISTIAN MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 36; Location: 10 JERSEY AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • YOUNG SCHOLARS MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 31; Location: 40 HAMPTON ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CHILDREN FIRST MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 11; Location: 10 JERSEY AVE; Grades: KG - KG)
See full list of schools located in Metuchen, map of school districts: EDISON TOWNSHIP

Library in Metuchen:

  • METUCHEN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $863,740; Location: 480 MIDDLESEX AVENUE; 65,649 books; 3,052 audio materials; 1,398 video materials; 22 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 163 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • JFK Hospital, Edison, NJ on James Street is the closest hospital to town.

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Notable locations in Metuchen: Metuchen Station (A), Metuchen Public Library (B), Metuchen Borough Hall (C), Jewish Community Center of Metuchen (D), Woodburn Hall (E), O'Neill Hall (F), Alert Ambulance Service Metuchen (G), Vital Mobile Care (H), Metuchen First Aid Squad (I), Metuchen Volunteer Fire Department (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Metuchen include: New Hope Baptist Church (A), Reformed Church of Metuchen (B), Second Baptist Church (C), Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (D), Church of Jesus Christ (E), First Baptist Church (F), First Presbyterian Church (G), Temple Neve Sholom (H), Centenary Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hillside Cemetery (1), Metuchen Colonial Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Metuchen include: Center Street Park (1), Hampton Park (2), Memorial Park (3), Metuchen Municipal Pool (4), Myrtle - Charles Park (5), Oakland Park (6), Olmezer Park (7), Thomas Park (8), Edgar Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: ABZ Academy (30 Hillside Avenue).

 
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  NO2 PM2.5 CO  SO2 Ozone  Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.7. This is about average.
City:

30.7
U.S.:

32.0
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 12.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.4
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.39. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.39
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.352. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.352
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.89. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.89
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.0
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 14.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.7
U.S.:

22.9
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.1072

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

TREE TOP PARTNERSHIP (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.1%
(3.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.7% for Black residents, 1.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  2.6 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  71.4%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  4.6%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Metuchen, NJ


25 people in religious group quarters in 2000
3 people in other group homes in 2000

Metuchen compared to New Jersey state average:

Metuchen, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Metuchen (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Metuchen at 407 Main Street, branch established on 1925/08/14; Metuchen Middlesex Avenue at 36 Middlesex Avenue, branch established on 1968/03/16. 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
  • TD Bank, National Association: Metuchen/Downtown Branch at 259 Lake Avenue, branch established on 2004/04/17; Metuchen/Route 27 Branch at 70 Middlesex Avenue Route 27, branch established on 2002/03/30. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Metuchen Savings Bank: at 429 Main St, branch established on 1897/01/01; Metuchen Branch at 442 Main Street, branch established on 2003/04/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $268.0 mil, Deposits: $229.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Metuchen Branch at 470 Main Street, branch established on 1987/03/02. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Fulton Bank of New Jersey: Metuchen Branch at 700 Middlesex Avenue, branch established on 2004/12/13. Info updated 2012/02/08: Bank assets: $3,408.9 mil, Deposits: $2,816.1 mil, headquarters in Mount Laurel, NJ, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 74 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation
  • The Provident Bank: Metuchen at 599 Middlesex Avenue, branch established on 1939/09/28. Info updated 2010/07/27: Bank assets: $7,097.5 mil, Deposits: $5,186.9 mil, headquarters in Jersey City, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 83 total offices, Holding Company: Provident Financial Services, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Metuchen travel time to work - commute


Metuchen mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Metuchen 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.
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%

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 4$22,317$66,9510$0
Other Government Administration 3$10,499$41,9967$5,471
Judicial and Legal 3$9,746$38,9844$3,987
Police Protection - Officers 26$192,259$88,7350$0
Police - Other 5$14,570$34,96821$15,522
Solid Waste Management 19$85,166$53,7890$0
Sewerage 2$10,005$60,0300$0
Parks and Recreation 2$10,811$64,8660$0
Transit 1$2,099$25,1880$0
Local Libraries 5$20,632$49,5179$7,178
Other and Unallocable 10$41,583$49,90019$22,499
Totals for Government 80$419,687$62,95360$54,657


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 Metuchen:

  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WJDM (1530 AM; 10 kW; ELIZABETH, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP)
  • 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.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)

Strongest FM radio stations in Metuchen:

  • WMGQ (98.3 FM; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WAWZ (99.1 FM; ZAREPHATH, NJ; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • 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.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSIA (88.9 FM; STATEN ISLAND, NY; Owner: THE COLLEGE OF STATEN ISLAND)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)

TV broadcast stations around Metuchen:

  • 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.)
  • W36AS (Channel 36; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
  • 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)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • 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)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • 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)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 29 meters (95ft)
Total costs: $17,219,000
Total average daily traffic: 249,915
Total average daily truck traffic: 15,947


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Daniel Gechtman, 200 Liberty Street (Lat: 40.547833 Lon: -74.378972), Type: 38.7, Overall height: 38.7 m
    Registrant: 9735430611, Dan@sectorsitellc.Com
  • Leslie N Nixon, 200 Liberty Street (Lat: 40.547833 Lon: -74.378972), Type: 38.7, Overall height: 38.7 m
    Registrant: 5619950320, Fcc-Contact@gtpsites.Com, 750 PARK OF COMMERCE BLVD, STE.300
  • Leslie N Nixon, 200 Liberty Street (Lat: 40.547833 Lon: -74.378972), Type: 38.7, Overall height: 38.7 m
    Registrant: 5619950320, Fcc-Contact@gtpsites.Com, 750 PARK OF COMMERCE BLVD, STE.300

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Metuchen)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 12493 , Serial Number: 17262018, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 08/10/1973
    Registrant (Co-Owned): John J Doherty, 73 Aylin St, Metuchen, NJ 08840, Other Owners: Arthur F Madden
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-200 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 221SD , Serial Number: 28R-7535081, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 12/17/1974
    Registrant (Co-Owned): James R Kimball, 59 Highland Ave, Metuchen, NJ 08840, Other Owners: Richard J Duda, Manuel A Barrueco
  • Aircraft: PAYTON-KOHRS-FITCH-MACCHIAVERN AMATEUR BUILT GLIDER (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 60 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 24876 , Serial Number: 29, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 04/26/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Angus Mckinnon, 39 Woodbridge Ave 14, Metuchen, NJ 08840
  • Aircraft: HUDSON GYRO COPTER B-8M (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 45 mph), Engine: MCCULLOCH 4318A&E/0-100 (72 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 342Y , Serial Number: HU-1, Year manufactured: 1965
    Registrant (Individual): Arthur Isbit, Po Box 534, Metuchen, NJ 08840
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-135 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3683A , Serial Number: 18-3049, Year manufactured: 1953
    Registrant (Partnership): George J Jr Terwilliger, 20 Lowell Ave, Metuchen, NJ 08840, Other Owners: Raymond T Stanski
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 818HE , Serial Number: 28-5832, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 06/09/1970
    Registrant (Individual): Christopher D Hurley, 19 Laureldale Ave, Metuchen, NJ 08840


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 59
  • Hazardous Condition: 71

Incident types - Metuchen


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Metuchen, NJ
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