Port Reading, New Jersey

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Population in 2010: 3,728.
Population change since 2000: -2.6%
Males: 1,847  (49.6%)
Females: 1,881  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

42.7 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 07064, 07077.

Port Reading Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $81,864 (it was $58,945 in 2000)
Port Reading:

$81,864
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $34,037 (it was $23,978 in 2000)

Port Reading CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $321,427 (it was $155,100 in 2000)
Port Reading:

$321,427
NJ:

$334,900

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

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,694.

March 2019 cost of living index in Port Reading: 122.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.8%
(2.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Port Reading, NJ (2010)
    • 2,56668.8%White alone
    • 66517.8%Hispanic
    • 2386.4%Black alone
    • 1865.0%Asian alone
    • 501.3%Two or more races
    • 160.4%Other race alone
    • 70.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Port Reading, New Jersey as of July 08, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Port Reading is 1,960 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: Italian (14.8%), Polish (10.6%), Irish (8.0%), Hungarian (3.2%), Egyptian (2.6%), German (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 2.23 square miles.

Population density: 1,672 people per square mile   (low).

Port Reading, New Jersey map

723 residents are foreign born (5.8% Latin America, 4.0% Europe).

This place:

18.3%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $7,505 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $7,597 (2.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Staten Island, NY (5.7 miles , pop. 443,728).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Brooklyn, NY (16.5 miles , pop. 2,465,326).

Nearest cities:

Carteret borough, NJ (1.1 miles ),
Sewaren, NJ (1.1 miles ),
Avenel, NJ (1.4 miles ),
Woodbridge, NJ (1.4 miles ),
Rahway, NJ (1.8 miles ),
Iselin, NJ (1.9 miles ),
Perth Amboy, NJ (1.9 miles ),
Colonia, NJ (2.0 miles )

Latitude: 40.57 N, Longitude: 74.25 W

Distribution of median household income in Port Reading, NJ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Port Reading, NJ in 2017

Port Reading satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Most common industries in Port Reading, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.7%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Truck transportation (4.2%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (7.9%)
  • Truck transportation (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.5%)
  • Chemicals (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.6%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Port Reading, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (3.7%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (7.4%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.6%)
  • Cashiers (5.5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)

Average climate in Port Reading, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Port Reading, New Jersey average temperatures Port Reading, New Jersey average precipitation Port Reading, New Jersey humidity Port Reading, New Jersey wind speed Port Reading, New Jersey snowfall Port Reading, New Jersey sunshine Port Reading, New Jersey clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 93.6. This is worse than average.

City:

93.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.356. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.356
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 17.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.0
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.350. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.350
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 26.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.02. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.02
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Port Reading-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 35% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.7 miles away from the Port Reading place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 10/18/1990, a category F3 tornado 28.1 miles away from the place center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Port Reading-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 88% 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 234.1 miles away from Port Reading 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 95.6 miles away from the city 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 272.3 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 94.1 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 231.9 miles away from Port Reading 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 45.2 miles away from Port Reading center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Port Reading:

  • UCPA OF NEW YORK STATE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; STATEN ISLAND, NY)
  • RIVERTON NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; RAHWAY, NJ)
  • EDEN I I SCHOOL FOR AUTISTIC CHILDREN (Hospital, about 4 miles away; STATEN ISLAND, NY)
  • UCPA OF NEW YORK STATE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; STATEN ISLAND, NY)
  • ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL AT RAHWAY Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; RAHWAY, NJ)
  • DELAIRE NURSING AND CONV CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; LINDEN, NJ)
  • RARITAN BAY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; PERTH AMBOY, NJ)

Heliports located in Port Reading:

Amtrak stations near Port Reading:

  • 5 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.
  • 12 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 Port Reading:

  • College of Staten Island CUNY (about 6 miles; Staten Island, NY; Full-time enrollment: 11,684)
  • Middlesex County College (about 8 miles; Edison, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,849)
  • Kean University (about 8 miles; Union, NJ; FT enrollment: 12,648)
  • Union County College (about 8 miles; Cranford, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,148)
  • Rutgers University-New Brunswick (about 12 miles; New Brunswick, NJ; FT enrollment: 39,388)
  • Seton Hall University (about 12 miles; South Orange, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,742)
  • Essex County College (about 13 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,595)

Public high school in Port Reading:

  • REACHING INDIVIDUAL STUDENT EXCELLENCE (Location: 77 TURNER STREET, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Port Reading:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Port Reading: Port Reading Station (A), Woodbridge Township Fire District 2 Port Reading Fire Department and First Aid Squad (B), Sewaren Generating Station (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Port Reading include: Saint Anthonys Church (A), Saint John's Episcopal Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Port Reading include: Boynton Park (1), Carteret Street Park (2), Cliff Road Park (3). 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
Average household size:
This place:

2.9 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

77.8%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.4%
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: 0.3% of all households
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Port Reading:

Marital status in Port Reading, NJ
  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 6.2%

For population 25 years and over in Port Reading:

  • High school or higher: 87.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
New Jersey average:

12.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhood in Port Reading (Port Reading, New Jersey Neighborhood Map):

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

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

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 221
This county:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 172
This 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.
New Jersey:

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

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.6%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

23.8%
New Jersey:

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

18.2%
State:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Port Reading:

52.9%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

50.9%
New Jersey:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Port Reading:

28.5
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Port Reading:

19.7%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Port Reading:

10.3%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Port Reading:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Port Reading:

34.7%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Port Reading:

59.1%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Port Reading:

78.8%
State:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Port Reading, NJ Residents

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

Here:

5.47%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

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

0.04%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

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


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

Here:

6.75%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

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

0.08%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Somerset County, NJ  0.75% ($84,038 average AGI)
to Monmouth County, NJ  0.56% ($88,720)
to Union County, NJ  0.48% ($59,520)

Businesses in Port Reading, NJ

  • Dunkin Donuts: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Port Reading:

  • 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)
  • WJDM (1530 AM; 10 kW; ELIZABETH, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP)
  • 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.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYC (820 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Port Reading:

  • WSIA (88.9 FM; STATEN ISLAND, NY; Owner: THE COLLEGE OF STATEN ISLAND)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • 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.)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)

TV broadcast stations around Port Reading:

  • 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.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W36AS (Channel 36; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 105ft / 31.9mTotal length
  • $1,375,000Total costs
  • 564,124Total average daily traffic
  • 68,734Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Port Reading, NJ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 81950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Port Reading, NJ

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • John Farrell, Port Reading Avenue (Lat: 40.539222 Lon: -74.299583), Type: 59.7, Overall height: 55.2 m, Phone: (732) 247-0900
  • Gerry Minneci, Port Reading Avenue (Lat: 40.539222 Lon: -74.299583), Type: 59.7, Overall height: 55.2 m, Registrant: New Jersey Turnpike Authority, Gminneci@turnpike.State.Nj.Us, , 5042 Woodb-ridge, Phone: (732) 442-8600

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Port Reading, NJ)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • NJY0128, N J Turnpike Trnpk (Lat: 40.539083 Lon: -74.299556), Type: Bant, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WQDU970, Licensee ID: L01728370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19540.0 MHz, 19380.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/04/2005, Expiration Date: 11/04/2015, Cancellation Date: 09/10/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr., Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • WOODBRIDGE TPK E. 11, Port Reading Avenue (Lat: 40.539222 Lon: -74.299583), Type: Mast, Structure height: 55.2 m, Overall height: 59.7 m, Call Sign: WQNB576,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21825.0 MHz, 22075.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 22025.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11625.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11625.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/06/2010, Expiration Date: 12/06/2020, Certifier: John Farrell, Registrant: Radyn, Inc, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$233,66110$186,912114$225,5938$88,4250$01$187,5301$57,480
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$178,3901$229,45012$204,3121$141,4100$00$01$34,670
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$268,8087$121,51762$234,61610$64,4880$09$149,7393$54,817
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$247,6952$192,59540$239,1221$361,0001$209,0002$253,6000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$237,5100$012$253,4840$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0028.04 , 0028.06, 0029.01, 0034.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$308,0101$416,790
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$239,1900$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0028.04 , 0028.06, 0029.01, 0034.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Port Reading, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Port Reading, NJ - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 23. The highest number of fire incidents - 39 took place in 2005, and the least - 3 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Port Reading, NJ When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (34.9%), and Outside Fires (33.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Port Reading, NJ
    • 13534.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 12833.1%Outside Fires
    • 10426.9%Structure Fires
    • 205.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Port Reading, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Port Reading, NJ
  • 84.2%Utility gas
  • 8.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.6%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Port Reading, NJ
  • 90.1%Utility gas
  • 9.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Port Reading compared to New Jersey state average:

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

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  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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