Paulsboro, New Jersey

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Population in 2014: 5,992 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.7%
 
Males: 2,614  (43.6%)
Females: 3,378  (56.4%)
Median resident age:  32.4 years
New Jersey median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 08066.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,880 (it was $35,569 in 2000)
Paulsboro:

$39,880
NJ:

$70,165

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,344 (it was $16,368 in 2000)

Paulsboro borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $126,479 (it was $78,500 in 2000)
Paulsboro:

$126,479
NJ:

$307,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $238,020; Detached houses: $240,225; Townhouses or other attached units: $227,899

Median gross rent in 2013: $909.

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  • Races in Paulsboro, NJ (2010)

    Paulsboro races chart
    • 3,09850.8%White alone
    • 2,12534.9%Black alone
    • 5428.9%Hispanic
    • 2604.3%Two or more races
    • 430.7%Asian alone
    • 120.2%American Indian alone
    • 140.2%Other race alone
    • 30.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Paulsboro: 102.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (16.7%), Italian (15.2%), German (13.1%), English (5.1%), Polish (2.5%), Dutch (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1904

Elevation: 12 feet

Land area: 1.96 square miles.

Population density: 3,055 people per square mile   (average).

Paulsboro,NJ real estate house value index trend

Paulsboro, New Jersey map

For population 25 years and over in Paulsboro:

  • High school or higher: 88.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Paulsboro borough:

  • Never married: 47.8%
  • Now married: 33.6%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

199 residents are foreign born (1.1% Asia, 1.1% Latin America, 1.1% Europe, 1.0% Africa).

This borough:

3.3%
New Jersey:

21.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $4,277 (3.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $4,358 (3.3%)

Paulsboro satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Camden, NJ (10.1 miles , pop. 79,904).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (12.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Gibbstown, NJ (1.5 miles ), Tinicum Township, PA (1.8 miles ), National Park borough, NJ (2.0 miles ), Folcroft borough, PA (2.1 miles ), Norwood borough, PA (2.2 miles ), Woodbury, NJ (2.2 miles ), Oak Valley, NJ (2.2 miles ), Woodbury Heights borough, NJ (2.2 miles ).

Latitude: 39.84 N, Longitude: 75.24 W

Area code: 856

Paulsboro household income distribution Paulsboro home values distribution

Crime rates in Paulsboro by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0030000001101
per 100,000 0.00.048.70.00.00.00.00.00.016.316.30.016.6
Rapes 11011000000N/AN/A
per 100,000 15.916.20.016.316.40.00.00.00.00.00.0N/AN/A
Robberies 16141918214152091891412
per 100,000 254.4227.5308.5294.0344.266.3248.1329.7147.0294.3146.5232.0199.5
Assaults 32392124302324151035137
per 100,000 508.8633.6341.0392.0491.7381.1397.0247.3163.449.081.4215.4116.4
Burglaries 52535460544082635498744373
per 100,000 826.8861.1876.8979.9885.1662.81,356.31,038.6882.21,602.11,204.6712.61,213.4
Thefts 195175186208163199171175189178157136148
per 100,000 3,100.72,843.23,020.03,397.02,671.73,297.42,828.32,884.93,087.72,909.92,555.82,253.92,460.1
Auto thefts 2113191814222541191186
per 100,000 333.9211.2308.5294.0229.5364.5413.565.9179.7147.1179.1132.699.7
Arson 2235210001102
per 100,000 31.832.548.781.732.816.60.00.00.016.316.30.033.2
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 413.6413.0481.5422.1416.1314.3409.0353.9286.2384.3304.1272.7318.6

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

Crime rate in Paulsboro detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 18 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.83
New Jersey average:

3.43
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
New Jersey:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -446 (-6.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (24%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Sales and related occupations (23%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (4%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Paulsboro, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Paulsboro-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Jersey state average. It is 3% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/22/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.1 miles away from the Paulsboro borough center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/28/1961, a category F3 tornado 20.9 miles away from the borough center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Paulsboro-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 54.2 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 52.9 miles away from Paulsboro center
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 288.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 293.6 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 53.8 miles away from Paulsboro 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 331.1 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 Gloucester County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 8

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

Birthplace of: Edwin H. Simmons - Military historian and Marine Corps general, Larry Sharpe - Professional wrestler, Isaac F. Hughes - Los Angeles City Council member, Joan Weber - Female singer, Russell Carter - College basketball player (Notre Dame Fighting Irish), Valvin Roane - Singer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Paulsboro:

  • SHADY LANE GLOUCESTER CO HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CLARKSBORO, NJ)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WEST DEPTFORD, NJ)
  • HEARTLAND HOSPICE SERVICES (Hospital, about 4 miles away; THOROFARE, NJ)
  • PROSPECT PARK HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PROSPECT PARK, PA)
  • PROSPECT PARK NSG HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PROSPECT PARK, PA)
  • INSPIRA MEDICAL CENTER WOODBURY Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; WOODBURY, NJ)
  • UNDERWOOD HOSPITAL TCU (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WOODBURY, NJ)

Amtrak stations near Paulsboro:

  • 9 miles: PHILADELPHIA (30TH & MARKET STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: NORTH PHILADELPHIA (PHILADELPHIA, 2900 N. BROAD ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: ARDMORE (STATION RD. & LANCASTER AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Paulsboro:

  • Widener University-Main Campus (about 7 miles; Chester, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,051)
  • Gloucester County College (about 8 miles; Sewell, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,490)
  • University of the Sciences (about 8 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 2,464)
  • University of Pennsylvania (about 9 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 25,693)
  • The University of the Arts (about 9 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 2,198)
  • Drexel University (about 9 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 22,969)
  • The Art Institute of Philadelphia (about 9 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 2,432)

Public high school in Paulsboro:

Public elementary/middle schools in Paulsboro:

See full list of schools located in Paulsboro

Library in Paulsboro:

  • GILL MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $195,770; Location: 145 E. BROAD STREET; 24,823 books; 339 audio materials; 302 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 53 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Paulsboro: Paulsboro Emergency Medical Services (A), Paulsboro Volunteer Fire Company (B), Paulsboro Police Department (C), Paulsboro Borough Hall (D), Billingsport Volunteer Fire Company (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Paulsboro: Saint Pauls Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Mantua Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Paulsboro Borough - Gill Memorial (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Library Broad).

Gloucester 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 2013 was 114. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

114
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.251. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.251
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 12.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.8
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.20. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.20
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 19.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.0311. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0311
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 33.9%
(17.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.4% for Black residents, 47.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.5% for other race residents, 63.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.7 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  69.6%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  9.1%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
19 people in nursing homes in 2000
7 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Paulsboro, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Paulsboro (2011 data):

  • Fulton Bank of New Jersey: Paulsboro Branch at 653 W. Broad Street, branch established on 1993/06/26. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: West Deptford Township Branch at 871 Mantua Avenue, branch established on 1969/12/08. 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
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Paulsboro at 117 E Broad St, branch established on 1961/01/03. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
New Jersey average:

12.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Paulsboro borough (based on Gloucester County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic75,21821
Evangelical Protestant30,71583
Mainline Protestant18,85584
Black Protestant12,09916
Other2,51112
None148,890-
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: 53
Gloucester County:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 72
Gloucester County:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Gloucester County:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 131
Here:

4.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Gloucester County:

24.9%
New Jersey:

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

14.9%
State:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Paulsboro:

49.6%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.8%
New Jersey:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.2
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.1%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Paulsboro:

12.0%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Paulsboro:

6.8
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
Paulsboro:

34.2%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

55.8%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Paulsboro:

79.8%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Paulsboro, NJ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$11,687$70,1222$2,069
Other Government Administration 1$4,331$51,9729$16,495
Judicial and Legal 2$5,541$33,2463$4,228
Police Protection - Officers 20$115,832$69,4990$0
Streets and Highways 8$34,397$51,5960$0
Sewerage 4$17,484$52,4520$0
Local Libraries 0$0 2$5,583
Other and Unallocable 9$28,870$38,49315$13,427
Totals for Government 46$218,142$56,90731$41,802

Paulsboro government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,567,000 ($261.52)
    General - Other: $1,168,000 ($194.93)
    Sewerage: $600,000 ($100.13)
    Regular Highways: $469,000 ($78.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $357,000 ($59.58)
    Water Utilities: $291,000 ($48.56)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $203,000 ($33.88)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $156,000 ($26.03)
    Central Staff Services: $156,000 ($26.03)
    Financial Administration: $141,000 ($23.53)
    Libraries: $81,000 ($13.52)
    Welfare, Cash Assistance - Other: $68,000 ($11.35)
    Fire Protection: $57,000 ($9.51)
    Welfare - Other: $20,000 ($3.34)
    Parks & Recreation: $20,000 ($3.34)
    General Public Buildings: $12,000 ($2.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($2.67)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $65,000 ($10.85)
    Fire Protection: $18,000 ($3.00)
    Parks & Recreation: $10,000 ($1.67)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($1.67)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,453,000 ($409.38)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Paulsboro government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $613,000 ($102.30)
    All Other: $39,000 ($6.51)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $63,000 ($10.51)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $119,000 ($19.86)
    General Revenue, NEC: $76,000 ($12.68)
    Property Sale Other: $57,000 ($9.51)
    Rents: $35,000 ($5.84)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $362,000 ($60.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $802,000 ($133.85)
    Housing & Community Development: $100,000 ($16.69)
    All Other: $45,000 ($7.51)
    Highways: $14,000 ($2.34)
    Education: $9,000 ($1.50)
  • Tax - Property: $3,632,000 ($606.14)
    NEC: $173,000 ($28.87)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $0 ($0.00)

Paulsboro government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $219,000 ($36.55)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $212,000 ($35.38)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $7,000 ($1.17)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $845,000 ($141.02)
    Beginning: $545,000 ($90.95)

Paulsboro government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,500,000 ($584.11)

4.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,535 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.56%
New Jersey average:

5.08%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($191 average AGI)
Gloucester County:

0.03%
New Jersey average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Camden County, NJ  1.69% ($45,238 average AGI)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.35% ($51,208)
from Burlington County, NJ  0.30% ($50,716)


4.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,076 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
New Jersey average:

5.65%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($235 average AGI)
Gloucester County:

0.04%
New Jersey average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Camden County, NJ  1.41% ($38,224 average AGI)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.33% ($42,193)
to Burlington County, NJ  0.29% ($48,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Paulsboro:

  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WIP (610 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMR (800 AM; 5 kW; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: WTMR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WURD (900 AM; 1 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WDAS (1480 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFIL (560 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Paulsboro:

  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKDN (106.9 FM; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WPTP (96.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAS-FM (105.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WUSL (98.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGLS-FM (89.7 FM; GLASSBORO, NJ; Owner: ROWAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WIOQ (102.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJJZ (106.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Paulsboro:

  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPSJ-LP (Channel 8; HAMMONTON, ETC., NJ; Owner: ENGLE BROADCASTING)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W40AZ (Channel 40; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W55BT (Channel 55; TALLEYVILLE, DE; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
  • W33BT (Channel 33; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
Paulsboro fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Paulsboro fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 38m125ftTotal length
  • 152,556Total average daily traffic
  • 12,261Total average daily truck traffic
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Paulsboro)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Paulsboro, NJ)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Paulsboro)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full 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 ORIGINATED29$137,86210$88,00070$123,7577$33,7149$83,4440$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$08$138,8751$20,0001$84,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$115,4296$70,50063$123,63522$29,22713$83,0771$5,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$140,3334$82,50027$137,2221$136,0003$80,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS10$145,6000$06$126,0002$90,0001$50,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5004.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$172,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$152,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5004.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

PAULSBORO WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 6,200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-27-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-27-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-18-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-01-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-2012), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-18-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-01-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-31-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-13-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-13-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-14-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-14-2011), St Public Notif received (2 times from JUL-18-2011 to SEP-13-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 24 regular monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 23
  • Hazardous Condition: 3

Incident types - Paulsboro

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (47%)
  • Utility gas (45%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Paulsboro, NJ
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts1Taco Bell1
FedEx1True Value1
KFC1UPS4
McDonald's1

Paulsboro compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Paulsboro on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Wholesale trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Africa, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Sales and related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married females and males (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 females never married)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Sales and related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Transportation and warehousing (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 (08066) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #75 (08066) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average net capital gain/loss (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #1 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+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
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