Roselle, New Jersey

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Population in 2017: 21,976 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.3%
 
Males: 10,080  (45.9%)
Females: 11,896  (54.1%)
Median resident age:

40.7 years
New Jersey median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 07203.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $47,134 (it was $51,254 in 2000)
Roselle:

$47,134
NJ:

$76,126

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $26,848 (it was $21,269 in 2000)

Roselle borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $210,870 (it was $131,500 in 2000)
Roselle:

$210,870
NJ:

$328,200

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $216,153; detached houses: $215,543; townhouses or other attached units: $224,889; in 2-unit structures: $255,250; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $158,006; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $111,894

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,101.

March 2019 cost of living index in Roselle: 115.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.1%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.1% for Black residents, 23.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.0% for other race residents, 17.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Roselle, NJ (2010)
    • 11,14852.9%Black alone
    • 5,64426.8%Hispanic
    • 3,38916.1%White alone
    • 4642.2%Asian alone
    • 3031.4%Two or more races
    • 1120.5%Other race alone
    • 250.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Roselle, New Jersey as of October 14, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Roselle is 1,206 to 1.


Crime rates in Roselle by year

Type

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.9)
1
(4.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.7)
4
(18.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(13.9)
1
(4.6)
2
(9.3)
4
(18.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.9)
2
(9.7)
1
(4.8)
1
(4.7)
1
(4.7)
1
(4.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
34
(157.0)
44
(204.0)
42
(195.7)
54
(253.7)
67
(318.1)
56
(271.9)
48
(233.9)
53
(255.8)
39
(184.4)
39
(183.0)
28
(130.9)
32
(148.4)
26
(120.3)
26
(120.0)
12
(55.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
19
(87.7)
22
(102.0)
32
(149.1)
28
(131.6)
17
(80.7)
29
(140.8)
32
(155.9)
37
(178.6)
28
(132.4)
28
(131.4)
36
(168.3)
33
(153.0)
13
(60.1)
10
(46.1)
18
(82.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
151
(697.1)
120
(556.3)
147
(684.9)
109
(512.2)
98
(465.2)
193
(937.2)
113
(550.6)
124
(598.4)
224
(1,059)
129
(605.4)
151
(706.0)
105
(486.9)
77
(356.1)
76
(350.7)
69
(316.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
272
(1,256)
294
(1,363)
289
(1,347)
242
(1,137)
230
(1,092)
316
(1,535)
256
(1,247)
233
(1,124)
208
(983.2)
229
(1,075)
239
(1,117)
232
(1,076)
238
(1,101)
207
(955.3)
223
(1,023)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
85
(392.4)
99
(458.9)
111
(517.2)
63
(296.0)
56
(265.9)
45
(218.5)
82
(399.6)
48
(231.6)
39
(184.4)
56
(262.8)
54
(252.5)
39
(180.9)
38
(175.8)
44
(203.1)
35
(160.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.6)
2
(9.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(14.2)
4
(19.4)
2
(9.7)
7
(33.8)
2
(9.5)
2
(9.4)
3
(14.0)
1
(4.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.6)
2
(9.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.6)222.9215.5239.2231.9209.1267.8239.3221.7223.2228.9191.0166.7131.1124.2127.3

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City-data.com crime index in Roselle, NJ

Crime rate in Roselle detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 71 (58 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.66
New Jersey average:

3.46
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Ancestries: Haitian (12.4%), American (3.6%), Polish (2.1%), Portuguese (2.0%), Jamaican (1.5%), Italian (1.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 78 feet

Land area: 2.64 square miles.

Population density: 8,314 people per square mile   (high).

Roselle,NJ real estate house value index trend

Roselle, New Jersey map

6,562 residents are foreign born (22.8% Latin America, 3.8% Europe).

This borough:

30.2%
New Jersey:

21.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $9,101 (4.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $9,120 (4.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Elizabeth, NJ (2.8 miles , pop. 120,568).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (6.9 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Brooklyn, NY (16.2 miles , pop. 2,465,326).

Nearest cities:

Roselle Park borough, NJ (1.0 miles ),
Linden, NJ (1.2 miles ),
Kenilworth borough, NJ (1.5 miles ),
Cranford, NJ (1.5 miles ),
Elizabeth, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Union, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Garwood borough, NJ (1.8 miles ),
Hillside, NJ (1.8 miles )

Latitude: 40.65 N, Longitude: 74.26 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,963 (-22.9%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 817 (8.1%)

Area code: 908

Distribution of median household income in Roselle, NJ in 2016
Distribution of house value in Roselle, NJ in 2016
Roselle satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Historical population in Roselle, NJ
Historical housing units in Roselle, NJ

Population change in the 1990s: +1,044 (+5.2%).
Most common industries in Roselle, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
  • Truck transportation (3.8%)
  • Chemicals (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.7%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.6%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Roselle, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)

Average climate in Roselle, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Roselle, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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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 94.5. This is worse than average.

City:

94.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.373. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.373
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 17.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.8
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.394. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.394
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.1
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 5.9 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 8.76. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.76
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Roselle-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.1 miles away from the Roselle borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 27.6 miles away from the borough center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Roselle-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 228.3 miles away from Roselle 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 96.1 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 266.6 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 94.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 235.0 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 44.5 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 Union County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 10

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Roselle:

  • CORNELL HALL CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; UNION, NJ)
  • CORNELL HALL CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; UNION, NJ)
  • HEALTHSOUTH SPECIALTY HOSPITAL OF UNION (Hospital, about 2 miles away; UNION, NJ)
  • UNION HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 2 miles away; UNION, NJ)
  • TRINITAS SAT LINDEN (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; LINDEN, NJ)
  • PLAZA HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ELIZABETH, NJ)
  • RCG KENILWORTH (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; KENILWORTH, NJ)

Amtrak stations near Roselle:

  • 5 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 7 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.
  • 8 miles: NEWARK (RAYMOND PLAZA WEST) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Roselle:

  • Kean University (about 3 miles; Union, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 12,648)
  • Union County College (about 4 miles; Cranford, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,148)
  • Seton Hall University (about 7 miles; South Orange, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,742)
  • College of Staten Island CUNY (about 7 miles; Staten Island, NY; FT enrollment: 11,684)
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (about 8 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,210)
  • Essex County College (about 8 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,595)
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology (about 8 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,212)

Public high school in Roselle:

Private high school in Roselle:

  • ROSELLE CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 469, Location: 350 RARITAN RD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Roselle:

Private elementary/middle school in Roselle:

  • ST JOSEPH THE CARPENTER SCHOOL (Students: 257, Location: 140 E 3RD AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Roselle

Library in Roselle:

  • ROSELLE FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $858,899; Location: 104 W. FOURTH AVENUE; 55,284 books; 1,277 audio materials; 2,849 video materials; 22 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 131 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Overlook Hosp is over 3 miles away. Union Hospital, Union, NJ is 3.1 miles.
  • Linden Airport is defunct.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Roselle: Roselle Park Station (A), Roselle Golf Course (B), Lorraine Station (C), Roselle Free Public Library (D), On Time Transport (E), Roselle Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Roselle include: Park Street Chapel (A), Bethlehem Baptist Church (B), Chestnut Street Community Church (C), First Presbyterian Church (D), Roselle United Methodist Church (E), Saint Joseph's Roman Catholic Church (F), Saint Luke's Episcopal Church (G), Saint Matthew Baptist Church (H), Second Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Roselle: Warinanco Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Barron Miles - Professional football player, Chris McGarry - Actor, Jamaal Hilliard - College basketball player (Lafayette Leopards), Jesse Holley - College basketball player (North Carolina Tar Heels), Jonathan Hart - College basketball player (East Carolina Pirates).

Union 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 borough:

2.8 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

68.8%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

6.6%
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: 0.4% of all households
20 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
10 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Roselle in 2000:

  • 24 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 22 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Roselle (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Roselle Branch at 700 1st Avenue, branch established on 2007/12/17. 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.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Roselle Chestnut Street Branch at 105 East Fourth Avenue, branch established on 1906/12/24. 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
  • Spencer Savings Bank, SLA: Roselle Branch at 220 Chestnut Street, branch established on 2002/06/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,819.5 mil, Deposits: $1,338.8 mil, headquarters in Elmwood Park, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices
  • Crown Bank: Roselle Branch at 201 Chestnut St., branch established on 2007/08/06. Info updated 2011/12/21: Bank assets: $566.3 mil, Deposits: $472.6 mil, headquarters in Elizabeth, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Jjr Holding Company, Inc.
  • Roselle Savings Bank: at 235 Chestnut St, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $419.2 mil, Deposits: $329.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Roselle Branch at 37 St George Avenue, branch established on 2004/11/13. 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

For population 15 years and over in Roselle:

Marital status in Roselle, NJ
  • Never married: 49.3%
  • Now married: 36.5%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

For population 25 years and over in Roselle:

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
New Jersey average:

12.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016
Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Roselle
Presidential Elections Results

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

Religion statistics for Roselle, NJ (based on Union County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic247,24044
Mainline Protestant35,313109
Evangelical Protestant30,123129
Other28,70752
Black Protestant7,85838
Orthodox5,71710
None181,541-
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: 155
Union County:

2.97 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Union County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 94
This county:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
Union County:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 385
This county:

7.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

21.1%
New Jersey:

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

21.4%
State:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.9%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Roselle:

47.0%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.6
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.1%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Roselle:

13.4%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Roselle:

6.7
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
Roselle:

35.9%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
Roselle:

55.0%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Roselle:

82.0%
State:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Roselle, 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
Police Protection - Officers 62$591,390$114,46321$23,590
Firefighters 29$263,340$108,9680$0
Solid Waste Management 19$135,008$85,26813$28,244
Other Government Administration 16$72,300$54,22512$23,889
Local Libraries 7$31,166$53,4278$4,948
Police - Other 7$27,987$47,9784$9,146
Financial Administration 7$28,899$49,5413$9,201
Judicial and Legal 3$15,283$61,1328$22,924
Health 3$19,468$77,8720$0
Parks and Recreation 1$4,683$56,1963$2,604
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 2$2,092
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 154$1,189,524$92,69074$126,638

Roselle government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,011,000 ($46.00)
    Natural Resources - Other: $8,000 ($0.36)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $8,723,000 ($396.93)
    Police Protection: $8,215,000 ($373.82)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,738,000 ($170.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,701,000 ($77.40)
    Regular Highways: $1,562,000 ($71.08)
    Central Staff Services: $860,000 ($39.13)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $663,000 ($30.17)
    Libraries: $616,000 ($28.03)
    Financial Administration: $600,000 ($27.30)
    Health - Other: $334,000 ($15.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $248,000 ($11.29)
    General Public Buildings: $208,000 ($9.46)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $104,000 ($4.73)
    Housing and Community Development: $81,000 ($3.69)
    Natural Resources - Other: $49,000 ($2.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $217,000 ($9.87)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $2,624,000 ($119.40)
    Other - General - Other: $21,000 ($0.96)
    Other - Health - Other: $9,000 ($0.41)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,645,000 ($529.90)

Roselle government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Housing and Community Development: $121,000 ($5.51)
    Other: $108,000 ($4.91)
    Parking Facilities: $5,000 ($0.23)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $532,000 ($24.21)
    General Revenue - Other: $392,000 ($17.84)
    Fines and Forfeits: $160,000 ($7.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,296,000 ($104.48)
  • Tax - Property: $31,226,000 ($1420.91)
    Other License: $237,000 ($10.78)
    Public Utilities Sales: $63,000 ($2.87)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($0.05)

Roselle government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,429,000 ($247.04)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,933,000 ($178.97)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,496,000 ($68.07)

Roselle government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,531,000 ($297.19)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,771,000 ($308.11)

5.67% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($83,496 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($791 average AGI)
Union County:

0.03%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Essex County, NJ  1.22% ($84,799 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, NJ  0.73% ($59,520)
from Hudson County, NJ  0.62% ($104,187)


6.29% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($75,198 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,676 average AGI)
Union County:

0.05%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Middlesex County, NJ  0.95% ($56,040 average AGI)
to Essex County, NJ  0.86% ($49,843)
to Somerset County, NJ  0.48% ($77,768)
Businesses in Roselle, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Quiznos1
ALDI1RadioShack1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
CVS1Sears1
Curves1Taco Bell1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul1
Dunkin Donuts2UPS3
FedEx1Volkswagen1
GNC1Walgreens1
McDonald's1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Roselle:

  • WJDM (1530 AM; 10 kW; ELIZABETH, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP)
  • 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.)
  • WNSW (1430 AM; 5 kW; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING 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.)
  • WNYC (820 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Roselle:

  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WKNJ-FM (90.3 FM; UNION TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: KEAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WSIA (88.9 FM; STATEN ISLAND, NY; Owner: THE COLLEGE OF STATEN ISLAND)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Roselle:

  • 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.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, 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.)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W54CZ (Channel 54; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Roselle fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 12.9mTotal length
  • $4,946,000Total costs
  • 76,247Total average daily traffic
  • 2,871Total average daily truck traffic
  • 92,180Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Roselle)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Roselle, NJ)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • ROSELLE, 109 Aldene Road (Lat: 40.656389 Lon: -74.281667), Type: Tank, Structure height: 27.4 m, Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WNEY756,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.037 MHz, 952.037 MHz, 928.237 MHz, 952.237 MHz, Grant Date: 03/10/2009, Expiration Date: 05/12/2019, Cancellation Date: 02/19/2016, Certifier: Victor P Patrick, Registrant: Alarmnet Inc, 2 Corporate Center Drive, Mellville, NY 11747, Phone: (516) 577-5514, Fax: (631) 351-5574, Email:
  • NJY0512, 138 E 11th Avenue (Lat: 40.647500 Lon: -74.259444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WQGQ934, Licensee ID: L01728370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17980.0 MHz, 18060.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/28/2007, Expiration Date: 03/28/2017, 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:
  • NJY0506, 711 East First Avenue (Lat: 40.663000 Lon: -74.245028), Type: Tank, Structure height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WQGX867, Licensee ID: L01728370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19620.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/18/2007, Expiration Date: 05/18/2017, 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:
  • NJ-NNJ6831A, 138 E 11th Avenue ( 306626 ) (Lat: 40.647639 Lon: -74.259194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 37.5 m, Overall height: 40.5 m, Call Sign: WQLT526,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21875.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/21/2010, Expiration Date: 04/21/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • NJ-NNJ5136A, 162 West First Street Ny61xc116 (Lat: 40.660361 Lon: -74.266167), Type: Pole, Structure height: 44.2 m, Call Sign: WQLT562,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23075.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, 23225.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/21/2010, Expiration Date: 04/21/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • NJ-NNJ5140A, 711 East First Ave (Lat: 40.663278 Lon: -74.244611), Type: Tank, Structure height: 31.1 m, Call Sign: WQLT720,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21825.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 21975.0 MHz, 22025.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/22/2010, Expiration Date: 04/22/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Roselle)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED102$180,03928$139,821205$212,24913$64,8465$751,40012$147,833
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$168,2735$180,00033$216,1526$22,3330$03$67,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED44$172,95514$145,786205$210,79530$38,5672$377,50010$126,700
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN34$178,0598$157,000112$223,2683$95,0000$06$178,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS14$168,0712$181,50028$235,8930$00$01$195,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0340.00 , 0341.00, 0342.00, 0343.00, 0344.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$178,0002$204,5000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$233,8006$273,6671$248,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$135,0002$170,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$171,3330$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$254,5000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0340.00 , 0341.00, 0342.00, 0343.00, 0344.00

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Roselle, NJ
  • 77.7%Utility gas
  • 18.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%Electricity
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Solar energy
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Roselle, NJ
  • 83.8%Utility gas
  • 9.3%Electricity
  • 4.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used


Roselle compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.

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  • #98 (07203) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of West Indian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
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