Roselle Park, New Jersey

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Population in 2017: 13,821 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.1%
 
Males: 7,001  (50.7%)
Females: 6,820  (49.3%)
Median resident age:

37.7 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 07204.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $75,060 (it was $53,717 in 2000)
Roselle Park:

$75,060
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $35,276 (it was $24,101 in 2000)

Roselle Park borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $315,460 (it was $158,200 in 2000)
Roselle Park:

$315,460
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $293,007; detached houses: $300,922; townhouses or other attached units: $145,588; in 2-unit structures: $309,730; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $102,796

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,218.

March 2019 cost of living index in Roselle Park: 115.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.3%
(4.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.6% for Black residents, 10.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.6% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Roselle Park, NJ (2010)
    • 7,26154.6%White alone
    • 3,80928.6%Hispanic
    • 1,33710.1%Asian alone
    • 6975.2%Black alone
    • 1611.2%Two or more races
    • 250.2%Other race alone
    • 70.05%American Indian alone

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

Crime rates in Roselle Park by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(7.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.7)
1
(7.8)
1
(7.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.4)
1
(7.4)
3
(22.0)
3
(21.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
15
(112.6)
1
(7.6)
17
(130.1)
7
(54.8)
7
(54.9)
8
(62.0)
6
(45.0)
4
(29.8)
1
(7.4)
5
(36.8)
2
(14.7)
1
(7.3)
3
(21.8)
4
(29.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(60.0)
7
(53.0)
11
(84.2)
15
(117.4)
12
(94.1)
9
(69.8)
6
(45.0)
4
(29.8)
6
(44.1)
5
(36.8)
5
(36.7)
1
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
36
(270.2)
35
(265.2)
47
(359.7)
43
(336.6)
29
(227.5)
28
(217.1)
45
(337.3)
52
(387.0)
28
(206.0)
25
(183.9)
28
(205.3)
34
(248.7)
20
(145.5)
6
(43.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
140
(1,051)
169
(1,280)
185
(1,416)
152
(1,190)
74
(580.4)
75
(581.4)
89
(667.1)
67
(498.6)
67
(492.9)
86
(632.5)
76
(557.2)
102
(746.2)
108
(785.6)
91
(664.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
29
(217.6)
19
(144.0)
16
(122.5)
13
(101.8)
11
(86.3)
6
(46.5)
8
(60.0)
8
(59.5)
9
(66.2)
10
(73.6)
1
(7.3)
10
(73.2)
10
(72.7)
7
(51.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(15.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.8)
1
(7.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)139.194.2153.6125.587.674.777.666.756.468.366.674.354.043.9

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City-data.com crime index in Roselle Park, NJ

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 41 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.48
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Italian (9.6%), American (9.5%), Portuguese (5.5%), Polish (5.3%), German (4.6%), Albanian (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1901

Elevation: 85 feet

Land area: 1.22 square miles.

Population density: 11,297 people per square mile   (high).

Roselle Park, New Jersey map

3,959 residents are foreign born (14.6% Latin America, 7.7% Asia, 7.3% Europe).

This borough:

28.5%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $9,501 (3.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $9,548 (3.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NJ (2.2 miles , pop. 54,405).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (6.5 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Brooklyn, NY (16.6 miles , pop. 2,465,326).

Nearest cities:

Roselle borough, NJ (1.0 miles ),
Kenilworth borough, NJ (1.2 miles ),
Cranford, NJ (1.4 miles ),
Union, NJ (1.5 miles ),
Linden, NJ (1.5 miles ),
Hillside, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Garwood borough, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Elizabeth, NJ (1.8 miles )

Latitude: 40.67 N, Longitude: 74.27 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,588 (-33.0%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 800 (11.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 908

Distribution of median household income in Roselle Park, NJ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Roselle Park, NJ in 2017
Roselle Park satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
New Jersey:

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

Population change in the 1990s: +483 (+3.8%).
Most common industries in Roselle Park, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (8.1%)
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.6%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Chemicals (5.6%)
  • Construction (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.7%)
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Chemicals (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.5%)
  • Educational services (11.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Chemicals (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Roselle Park, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Computer specialists (3.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Computer specialists (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.2%)
  • Registered nurses (3.8%)

Average climate in Roselle Park, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 0.371. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.371
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 17.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.3
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.397. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.397
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 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 5.5 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 8.64. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.64
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Roselle Park-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 15.3 miles away from the Roselle Park borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 26.9 miles away from the borough center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Roselle Park-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 87% 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 227.4 miles away from the city 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 95.9 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 265.8 miles away from Roselle Park 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 94.4 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 235.7 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 44.1 miles away from Roselle Park 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 Park topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Roselle Park:

  • CORNELL HALL CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; UNION, NJ)
  • CORNELL HALL CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; UNION, NJ)
  • HEALTHSOUTH SPECIALTY HOSPITAL OF UNION (Hospital, about 1 miles away; UNION, NJ)
  • UNION HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 1 miles away; UNION, NJ)
  • RCG KENILWORTH (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; KENILWORTH, NJ)
  • CRANFORD HEALTH EXT CARE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CRANFORD, NJ)
  • CRANFORD HELATH EXTENDED CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CRANFORD, NJ)

Amtrak stations near Roselle Park:

  • 5 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 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.
  • 8 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Roselle Park:

  • Kean University (about 3 miles; Union, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 12,648)
  • Union County College (about 3 miles; Cranford, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,148)
  • Seton Hall University (about 6 miles; South Orange, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,742)
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (about 7 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,210)
  • Essex County College (about 7 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,595)
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology (about 8 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,212)
  • Rutgers University-Newark (about 8 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,869)

Public high school in Roselle Park:

Public elementary/middle schools in Roselle Park:

See full list of schools located in Roselle Park

Library in Roselle Park:

  • ROSELLE PARK VETERAN'S MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $659,656; Location: 404 CHESTNUT STREET; 82,300 books; 390 audio materials; 467 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 82 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Roselle Park: Veteran's Memorial Library (A), Roselle Park First Aid Squad (B), Roselle Park Fire Department Engine 1 (C), Roselle Park Fire Department Engine 2 (D), Roselle Park Fire Department Engine 3 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Roselle Park include: Church of the Assumption (A), Community United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Roselle Park Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 9 West Grant Avenue), Renoldi Rides and Parts Inc (211 West Westfield Avenue).

Birthplace of: Gregory Gillespie - Artist, Alyse Squillace - Children's writer.

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:

2.7 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

68.1%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

6.2%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
6 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000
3 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Roselle Park (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Roselle Park Branch at 1 East Westfield Avenue, branch established on 1954/04/03. 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
  • Valley National Bank: Roselle Park Branch at One West Westfield Avenue, branch established on 1993/04/08. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $14,186.7 mil, Deposits: $9,715.7 mil, headquarters in Wayne, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 219 total offices, Holding Company: Valley National Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Roselle Park:

Marital status in Roselle Park, NJ
  • Never married: 34.6%
  • Now married: 50.2%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

For population 25 years and over in Roselle Park:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • 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:

10.4
New Jersey average:

12.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Roselle Park, 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
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

7.38 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Union County:

8.3%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

21.1%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

21.4%
State:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Roselle Park:

51.0%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

49.0%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.5%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.8%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Roselle Park:

6.8
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
Roselle Park:

33.3%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

57.4%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Roselle Park:

80.1%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Roselle Park, 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 31$230,805$89,3440$0
Solid Waste Management 10$48,743$58,4920$0
Police - Other 7$21,551$36,94523$27,097
Other Government Administration 7$27,254$46,72111$6,910
Sewerage 6$26,681$53,3621$341
Judicial and Legal 5$12,635$30,3242$1,769
Local Libraries 4$16,871$50,6138$5,661
Financial Administration 3$19,056$76,2240$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 2$596
Other and Unallocable 0$4,280 7$4,426
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 18$3,483
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 73$407,876$67,04872$50,283

Roselle Park government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $2,225,000 ($160.99)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,079,000 ($295.13)
    Police Protection: $3,716,000 ($268.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $827,000 ($59.84)
    Regular Highways: $795,000 ($57.52)
    Sewerage: $578,000 ($41.82)
    Libraries: $409,000 ($29.59)
    Central Staff Services: $375,000 ($27.13)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $278,000 ($20.11)
    Financial Administration: $229,000 ($16.57)
    Local Fire Protection: $223,000 ($16.13)
    Health - Other: $192,000 ($13.89)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $156,000 ($11.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $61,000 ($4.41)
    General Public Buildings: $36,000 ($2.60)
    Housing and Community Development: $7,000 ($0.51)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $5,000 ($0.36)
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000 ($0.22)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $524,000 ($37.91)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $952,000 ($68.88)
    Other - General - Other: $100,000 ($7.24)
    Other - Corrections: $46,000 ($3.33)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.07)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,039,000 ($364.59)

Roselle Park government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,692,000 ($122.42)
    Other: $69,000 ($4.99)
    Parking Facilities: $24,000 ($1.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $26,000 ($1.88)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $796,000 ($57.59)
    Rents: $63,000 ($4.56)
    General Revenue - Other: $41,000 ($2.97)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($1.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,084,000 ($78.43)
    Other: $132,000 ($9.55)
    Health and Hospitals: $43,000 ($3.11)
    Public Welfare: $3,000 ($0.22)
  • Tax - Property: $11,840,000 ($856.67)
    Other License: $204,000 ($14.76)
    Public Utilities Sales: $85,000 ($6.15)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $17,000 ($1.23)

Roselle Park government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,958,000 ($1226.97)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,798,000 ($1143.04)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,160,000 ($83.93)

Roselle Park government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,697,000 ($339.85)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,423,000 ($247.67)

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 Park, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2FedEx1
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Dunkin Donuts1McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Roselle Park:

  • 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)
  • WNSW (1430 AM; 5 kW; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING INC)
  • 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.)
  • 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 Park:

  • 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)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, 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.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WSOU (89.5 FM; SOUTH ORANGE, NJ; Owner: SETON HALL UNIVERSITY)
  • WFME (94.7 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Roselle Park:

  • 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.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, 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)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • 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 Park fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Roselle Park Middle School 57 W Grant Ave (Lat: 40.672889 Lon: -74.272917), Call Sign: KJI621, Licensee ID: L00047121,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.835 MHz, Grant Date: 12/26/1996, Expiration Date: 01/06/2002, Cancellation Date: 02/22/2002, Registrant: Roselle Park, Borough Of, 110 E Westfield Ave Boro Hall, Roselle Park, NJ 07204, Phone: (908) 245-2300
  • Lat: 40.661556 Lon: -74.260139, Call Sign: WQVL567,
    Assigned Frequencies: 4940.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/19/2015, Expiration Date: 03/19/2025, Certifier: Richard Cocca, Registrant: Roselle Park,Borough Of - Apco 031815, 110 E Westfield Ave., Roselle Park, NJ 07204, Phone: (908) 403-3406, Fax: (908) 245-7437, Email:
  • 110 East Westfield Avenue (Lat: 40.661944 Lon: -74.260278), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6.3 m, Overall height: 10.3 m, Call Sign: WQWR373,
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.75000 MHz, Grant Date: 10/28/2015, Expiration Date: 10/28/2025, Certifier: Richard Cocca, Registrant: Information Station Specialists, Zeeland, MI 49464, Phone: (616) 772-2300, Fax: (616) 772-2966, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • New York City Region, Lat: 40.661750 Lon: -74.265472, Call Sign: WQJM481,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2025.50 MHz, 2450.00 MHz, 6425.00 MHz, 6875.00 MHz, Grant Date: 11/04/2008, Expiration Date: 11/04/2018, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2019, Certifier: Paul J Wolf, Registrant: Cavell, Mertz & Associates, Inc., 7839 Ashton Avenue, Manassas, VA 20109-2883, Phone: (703) 392-9090, Fax: (703) 392-9559, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • S Of Intersection Of First Avenue And Aldene Road (Lat: 40.656472 Lon: -74.281250), Call Sign: KNKB770,
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.2400 MHz, Grant Date: 04/27/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 08/20/2001, Registrant: Joyce & Jacobs, Attorneys At Law, LLP, 1019 19th Street, Nw, Ph-2, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-0100, Fax: (202) 457-0186, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Roselle Park)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: GACIALA MICHAEL LANCAIR 320 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-320 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9MG , Serial Number: 271-320-34, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 08/21/1999, Certificate Issue Date: 10/29/2003
    Registrant (Individual): William L Rossmann, 536 Oak St, Roselle Park, NJ 07204

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 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 ORIGINATED52$256,63540$226,350205$219,1469$113,0002$4,287,5007$177,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$236,8574$238,00023$216,3482$45,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$233,25010$239,200107$260,29010$111,2000$06$238,833
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$233,7003$204,33363$252,4602$120,0000$01$266,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$230,0001$210,00026$265,3082$203,5000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0337.00 , 0338.00, 0339.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$227,0006$281,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$209,5003$264,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$199,6672$255,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$297,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0337.00 , 0338.00, 0339.00

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

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 28. The highest number of fire incidents - 49 took place in 2010, and the least - 2 in 2012. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Roselle Park, NJ When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (58.0%), and Outside Fires (23.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Roselle Park, NJ
    • 24458.0%Structure Fires
    • 9823.3%Outside Fires
    • 4410.5%Other
    • 358.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Roselle Park, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Roselle Park, NJ
  • 77.6%Utility gas
  • 15.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.5%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Roselle Park, NJ
  • 74.9%Utility gas
  • 13.2%Electricity
  • 6.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%No fuel used


Roselle Park 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

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