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Population in 2012: 8,403 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.6%
 

Males: 4,069  (48.4%)
Females: 4,334  (51.6%)

Median resident age:  43.5 years
New Jersey median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 08884.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $72,133 (it was $55,833 in 2000)
Spotswood:

$72,133
NJ:

$69,667
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $31,995

Spotswood borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $277,570 (it was $145,900 in 2000)
Spotswood:

$277,570
NJ:

$311,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $318,231; Detached houses: $356,347; Townhouses or other attached units: $267,254; In 2-unit structures: $339,133; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $184,762; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $166,147; Mobile homes: $139,141

Median gross rent in 2012: $723.

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  • White alone - 6,800 (82.4%)
  • Hispanic - 687 (8.3%)
  • Asian alone - 419 (5.1%)
  • Black alone - 227 (2.7%)
  • Two or more races - 106 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.10%)
  • Other race alone - 9 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.01%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Spotswood: 122.4 (high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (17.9%), Italian (17.7%), Polish (15.1%), German (12.7%), English (3.7%), Arab (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1908

Elevation: 31 feet

Land area: 2.32 square miles.

Population density: 3,615 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Spotswood:

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Spotswood borough:

  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 53.3%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 11.9%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

1,100 residents are foreign born (5.1% Europe, 1.6% Asia).

This borough:  13.3%
New Jersey:  21.2%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Spotswood, New Jersey as of October 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Spotswood to the number of sex offenders is 8,403 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $7,088 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $6,468 (2.5%)

Spotswood satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Edison, NJ (10.1 miles , pop. 97,687).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (26.1 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (32.9 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Helmetta borough, NJ (1.3 miles ), East Brunswick, NJ (1.7 miles ), Old Bridge, NJ (1.8 miles ), South River borough, NJ (1.9 miles ), Jamesburg borough, NJ (2.0 miles ), Milltown borough, NJ (2.2 miles ), Brownville, NJ (2.3 miles ), Whittingham, NJ (2.3 miles ).

Latitude: 40.39 N, Longitude: 74.39 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,758 (-21.2%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 684 (16.7%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 732

Spotswood household income distribution Spotswood home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Spotswood by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 010000000000
per 100,000 0.012.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 011120033143
per 100,000 0.012.412.212.124.30.00.036.836.712.148.336.0
Assaults 56201255632402
per 100,000 62.974.6243.6144.760.760.773.736.824.548.40.024.0
Burglaries 7211013111914318201315
per 100,000 88.1261.0121.8156.7133.6230.5171.9380.397.9242.1156.9179.8
Thefts 628575727985829387839981
per 100,000 780.31056.6913.4868.1959.61031.21007.01141.01064.51004.71195.1971.0
Auto thefts 233416413121
per 100,000 25.237.336.548.212.172.849.112.336.712.124.112.0
Arson 201201122203
per 100,000 25.20.012.224.10.012.112.324.524.524.20.036.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 55.698.6107.487.972.980.676.098.173.176.480.572.7

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 23 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.28
New Jersey average:

3.38

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Spotswood, New Jersey accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.1%
New Jersey:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -368 (-4.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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

Average climate in Spotswood, New Jersey

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Tornado activity:

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

On 10/18/1990, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.8 miles away from the Spotswood borough center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 28.7 miles away from the borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Spotswood-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 86.8 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 85.2 miles away from Spotswood 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 40.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 3.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 84.8 miles away from Spotswood center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 63.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Middlesex County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Heavy Rains: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Spotswood topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Spotswood:

  • ELMS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; CRANBURY, NJ)
  • CARE ONE AT EAST BRUNSWICK (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ)
  • SUMMER HILL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; OLD BRIDGE, NJ)

Political contributions by individuals in Spotswood, NJ

Amtrak stations near Spotswood:

  • 8 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.
  • 13 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.
  • 14 miles: PRINCETON JUNCTION (WALLACE RD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website: WWW.SPOTSWOODBORO.COM

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Spotswood:

  • Rutgers University-New Brunswick (about 8 miles; New Brunswick, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 32,147)
  • Middlesex County College (about 8 miles; Edison, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,684)
  • Brookdale Community College (about 15 miles; Lincroft, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,201)
  • Princeton University (about 15 miles; Princeton, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,592)
  • Mercer County Community College (about 17 miles; West Windsor, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,372)
  • Union County College (about 20 miles; Cranford, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,338)
  • CUNY College of Staten Island (about 20 miles; Staten Island, NY; FT enrollment: 9,326)

Public high school in Spotswood:

Public elementary/middle schools in Spotswood:

Private elementary/middle schools in Spotswood:

  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION SCHOOL (Students: 612; Location: 23 MANALAPAN RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • PIXIE PRESCHOOL AND KINDERGARTEN (Students: 154; Location: 455 MAIN ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • GODDARD SCHOOL OF SPOTSWOOD (Students: 110; Location: 206 SUMMERHILL RD; Grades: PK - TK)
  • KIDDIE ACADEMY OF SPOTSWOOD (Students: 49; Location: 410 MAIN ST; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Spotswood, School District: SPOTSWOOD BOROUGH

Library in Spotswood:

  • SPOTSWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $327,690; Location: 548 MAIN STREET; 29,443 books; 2,780 e-books; 770 audio materials; 1,160 video materials; 22 state licensed databases; 78 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Mill Lake School is NOT in Spotswood. It is a Monroe TWP. School.

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Notable locations in Spotswood: Spotswood Emergency Medical Services (A), Spotswood First Aid Squad (B), Spotswood Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Spotswood include: Saint Peter's Episcopal Church (A), Spotswood Reformed Church (B), Trinity United Methodist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Duhernal Lake (A), DeVoe Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Matchaponix Brook (A), Manalapan Brook (B), Cedar Brook (C). 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
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.8. This is about average.
City:

29.8
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.361. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.361
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.04. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.04
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 12.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.5
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.6
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.09. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.09
U.S.:

9.59
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00543. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00543
U.S.:

0.05378

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

SPOTSWOOD W DEPT (Population served: 8300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 28 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.3%
(4.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.3% for Black residents, 5.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.8% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  68.5%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  4.3%
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: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Spotswood, NJ

People in group quarters in Spotswood in 2010:

  • 229 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
4 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Spotswood compared to New Jersey state average:

Spotswood, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.


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Banks with branches in Spotswood (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: 296 Summerhill Rd. Branch at 296 Summerhill Rd., branch established on 1892/01/01. 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
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Spotswood Branch at 456 Main Street, branch established on 1952/06/02. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • New York Community Bank: Spotswood Branch at 400 Main Street, branch established on 2005/11/21. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $39,468.7 mil, Deposits: $20,709.8 mil, headquarters in Westbury, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 247 total offices, Holding Company: New York Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Spotswood Branch at 200 Summerhill Road, branch established on 1970/04/04. 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
  • Kearny Federal Savings Bank: Spotswood Branch at 520 Main Street, branch established on 1943/11/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $2,851.0 mil, Deposits: $2,123.4 mil, headquarters in Kearny, NJ, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 41 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Spotswood travel time to work - commute


Spotswood mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Spotswood borough (based on Middlesex County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.88%
Here59.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishPresbyterian Church (USA)Muslim EstimateAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents76.4%10.0%1.7%1.6%1.4%
Congregations22.7%8.6%7.3%1.0%4.5%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaOther
Adherents1.3%1.2%0.9%0.7%4.8%
Congregations6.4%6.1%4.5%0.6%38.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 221
Middlesex County:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 172
Middlesex County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 69
Middlesex County:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Middlesex County:

23.8%
New Jersey:

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

18.2%
State:

18.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$13,297$53,1882$1,303
Other Government Administration 3$12,910$51,6409$3,202
Judicial and Legal 1$3,193$38,3164$3,541
Police Protection - Officers 19$144,920$91,5280$0
Police - Other 4$14,933$44,7997$8,725
Streets and Highways 7$36,400$62,4000$0
Welfare 2$6,221$37,3267$4,866
Health 0$0 28$9,961
Solid Waste Management 2$9,595$57,5700$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$377
Water Supply 2$8,099$48,5940$0
Local Libraries 2$6,917$41,5028$5,637
Other and Unallocable 1$3,255$39,0609$6,390
Totals for Government 46$259,740$67,75875$44,002

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,615,000 ($192.19)
    Water Utilities: $1,129,000 ($134.36)
    General - Other: $847,000 ($100.80)
    Regular Highways: $493,000 ($58.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $363,000 ($43.20)
    Central Staff Services: $213,000 ($25.35)
    Libraries: $191,000 ($22.73)
    Financial Administration: $165,000 ($19.64)
    General Public Buildings: $164,000 ($19.52)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $127,000 ($15.11)
    Parks & Recreation: $110,000 ($13.09)
    Fire Protection: $88,000 ($10.47)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $70,000 ($8.33)
    Health Services - Other: $32,000 ($3.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $275,000 ($32.73)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $391,000 ($46.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $73,000 ($8.69)
    General: $43,000 ($5.12)
    Health: $28,000 ($3.33)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,517,000 ($299.54)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $101,000 ($12.02)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $29,000 ($3.45)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $31,000 ($3.69)
    General Support: $14,000 ($1.67)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $369,000 ($43.91)
    Interest Earnings: $67,000 ($7.97)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,245,000 ($148.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,449,000 ($172.44)
  • Tax - Property: $3,577,000 ($425.68)
    NEC: $388,000 ($46.17)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,800,000 ($214.21)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,585,000 ($545.64)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $4,135,000 ($492.09)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,680,000 ($199.93)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $450,000 ($53.55)
    Water Utilities: $120,000 ($14.28)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,847,000 ($219.80)
    Beginning: $1,373,000 ($163.39)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,154,000 ($375.34)

7.26% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($54,801 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.26%
New Jersey average:

6.12%

0.33% of residents moved from foreign countries ($699 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.33%
New Jersey average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Union County, NJ  0.80% ($47,329 average AGI)
from Somerset County, NJ  0.64% ($51,524)
from Monmouth County, NJ  0.49% ($79,620)


9.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($57,563 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.05%
New Jersey average:

6.89%

0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($627 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.14%
New Jersey average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Somerset County, NJ  0.87% ($62,979 average AGI)
to Monmouth County, NJ  0.59% ($74,424)
to Union County, NJ  0.52% ($45,395)

Strongest AM radio stations in Spotswood:

  • 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.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Spotswood:

  • WMGQ (98.3 FM; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WKXW-FM (101.5 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM CENTRAL NEW JERSEY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WNJT-FM (88.1 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BRD/CST AUTHORITY)
  • WAWZ (99.1 FM; ZAREPHATH, NJ; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WPRB (103.3 FM; PRINCETON, NJ; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WCNJ (89.3 FM; HAZLET, NJ; Owner: WVRM, INC.)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WRSU-FM (88.7 FM; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF RUTGERS)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Spotswood:

  • W36AS (Channel 36; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, 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.)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • 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)
  • WNJN (Channel 50; MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CNG AUTHORITY)
  • 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)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Spotswood, New Jersey:
  • Fatal accident count: 9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 25
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
New Jersey average:
  • Fatal accident count: 98
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 145
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 106
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 251
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 20

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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total average daily traffic: 16,033
Total average daily truck traffic: 438
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 19,937


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Lat: 40.387889 Lon: -74.383750, Call Sign: KDN517
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.437 MHz, 458.437 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/13/2013, Expiration Date: 06/07/2023
    Registrant: Borough Of Spotswood, 77 Summerhill Rd., Spotswood, NJ 08884, Phone: (732) 416-1823, Email:
  • 77 Summerhill Road (Lat: 40.398444 Lon: -74.387083), Type: Pole, Structure height: 21 m, Overall height: 28 m, Call Sign: WRW43
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/08/2000, Expiration Date: 06/08/2005, Cancellation Date: 08/13/2005, Certifier: Michael Gallagher
    Registrant: Special System Services, 1 Wayne Circle, Lower Gwynedd, PA 19002, Phone: (215) 699-4427, Fax: (215) 699-4427, Email:
  • MOBILE, Call Sign: WPXT615
    Assigned Frequencies: 472.150 MHz, 475.150 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/03/2013, Expiration Date: 06/09/2023, Certifier: Richard F Twomey
    Registrant: Spectrum License Consultants, Inc, Lubbock, TX 79453, Phone: (806) 780-7800, Fax: (806) 780-7802, Email:
  • 77 Summer Hill Rd (Lat: 40.398444 Lon: -74.387083), Type: Mast, Structure height: 21 m, Overall height: 28 m, Call Sign: WQOJ997
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/24/2011, Expiration Date: 10/24/2021, Certifier: Michael M Gallagher
    Registrant: County Of Middlesex, 1001 Fire Academy Drive, Sayreville, NJ 08872, Phone: (732) 316-7183, Fax: (732) 727-8993, Email:
  • Lat: 40.404500 Lon: -74.377167, Call Sign: WQQZ772
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.112 MHz, 457.637 MHz, 457.712 MHz, 457.812 MHz, 456.187 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/01/2013, Expiration Date: 04/01/2023, Certifier: Robert Uveges
    Registrant: Bearcom Operating LP, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (214) 765-7136, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Spotswood)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 71497 , Serial Number: 2924, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 05/06/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Paul F Jr Roberts, 615 Old Stage Rd, Spotswood, NJ 08884
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172I (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 841JA , Serial Number: 17256902, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 05/17/1968
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Mario J Dinatale, 289 Main St Apt 11f, Spotswood, NJ 08884, Other Owners: Theodore J Ricci
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-73 (Category: Amphibian, Engines: 2, Seats: 12, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: P&W R1340 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 98BS , Serial Number: J-18, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 05/19/1956
    Registrant (Corporation): Lac Management, 31 Fernhead Ave, Spotswood, NJ 08884



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED31$240,61332$213,688202$232,95513$64,9233$233,3336$63,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$05$179,80018$222,6672$18,5002$80,5001$34,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$305,0002$225,50090$252,5789$62,6672$269,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$251,8334$194,00061$249,1312$79,0001$93,0001$114,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$020$180,6500$02$140,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0081.01 , 0081.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$248,2003$293,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$243,6673$309,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$149,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$265,6670$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$251,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0081.01 , 0081.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Businesses in Spotswood, NJ
NameCountNameCount
Baskin-Robbins1FedEx1
Curves1GNC1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1
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