Spotswood, New Jersey

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Population in 2017: 8,456 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.3%
 
Males: 4,160  (49.2%)
Females: 4,296  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

45.2 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 08884.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $77,542 (it was $55,833 in 2000)
Spotswood:

$77,542
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $35,839 (it was $25,247 in 2000)

Spotswood borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $302,361 (it was $145,900 in 2000)
Spotswood:

$302,361
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $316,622; detached houses: $350,962; townhouses or other attached units: $261,834; in 2-unit structures: $350,472; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $340,845; mobile homes: $101,034

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,002.

March 2019 cost of living index in Spotswood: 120.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.7%
(5.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.8% for Black residents, 10.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.1% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Spotswood, NJ (2010)
    • 6,80082.4%White alone
    • 6878.3%Hispanic
    • 4195.1%Asian alone
    • 2272.7%Black alone
    • 1061.3%Two or more races
    • 80.10%American Indian alone
    • 90.1%Other race alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Spotswood, New Jersey as of July 11, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Spotswood is 8,470 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Spotswood by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
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)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
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)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(24.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(36.8)
3
(36.7)
1
(12.1)
4
(48.3)
3
(36.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.8)
1
(11.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(60.7)
5
(60.7)
6
(73.7)
3
(36.8)
2
(24.5)
4
(48.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(24.0)
4
(47.3)
1
(11.8)
5
(59.0)
7
(82.6)
1
(11.8)
1
(12.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
11
(133.6)
19
(230.5)
14
(171.9)
31
(380.3)
8
(97.9)
20
(242.1)
13
(156.9)
15
(179.8)
14
(165.5)
8
(94.7)
9
(106.1)
7
(82.6)
9
(106.0)
7
(83.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
79
(959.6)
85
(1,031)
82
(1,007)
93
(1,141)
87
(1,064)
83
(1,005)
99
(1,195)
81
(971.0)
43
(508.3)
49
(579.9)
54
(636.9)
52
(613.4)
54
(635.9)
53
(633.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(12.1)
6
(72.8)
4
(49.1)
1
(12.3)
3
(36.7)
1
(12.1)
2
(24.1)
1
(12.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(47.3)
1
(11.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.8)
1
(12.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.1)
1
(12.3)
2
(24.5)
2
(24.5)
2
(24.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(36.0)
4
(47.3)
2
(23.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)68.175.371.091.668.371.475.268.041.436.049.250.436.234.6

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City-data.com crime index in Spotswood, NJ

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 30 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.11
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Italian (13.3%), Irish (12.8%), American (12.7%), Polish (11.1%), German (3.5%), European (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1908

Elevation: 31 feet

Land area: 2.32 square miles.

Population density: 3,638 people per square mile   (average).

Spotswood, New Jersey map

1,107 residents are foreign born (6.5% Europe, 3.2% Latin America, 1.5% Asia).

This borough:

13.0%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $7,966 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $8,015 (2.9%)

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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Staten Island, NY (18.6 miles , pop. 443,728).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Brooklyn, NY (29.2 miles , pop. 2,465,326).

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: -1,979 (-23.2%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 625 (15.2%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 732

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

3.5%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Historical population in Spotswood, NJ
Historical housing units in Spotswood, NJ
Most common industries in Spotswood, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.8%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.5%)
  • Truck transportation (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.0%)
  • Educational services (12.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.1%)
  • Chemicals (5.1%)
  • Social assistance (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Spotswood, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Computer specialists (4.4%)
  • Carpenters (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)

Average climate in Spotswood, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Spotswood, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 91.4. This is worse than average.

City:

91.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.376. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.376
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.09. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.09
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.371. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.371
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.12. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.12
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00543. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00543
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Spotswood-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 32% smaller 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 Spotswood center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 246.3 miles away from Spotswood 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 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 285.3 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 234.2 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 Spotswood center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

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

Hospitals and 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)
  • REFORMED CHURCH HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; OLD BRIDGE, NJ)
  • OLD BRIDGE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; OLD BRIDGE, NJ)
  • MONROE VILLAGE HCC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; JAMESBURG, NJ)
  • VNA IN MIDDLESEX CO (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; NORTH BRUNSWICK, 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Spotswood:

  • Middlesex County College (about 8 miles; Edison, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 9,849)
  • Rutgers University-New Brunswick (about 9 miles; New Brunswick, NJ; FT enrollment: 39,388)
  • Brookdale Community College (about 15 miles; Lincroft, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,879)
  • Princeton University (about 15 miles; Princeton, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,897)
  • Mercer County Community College (about 17 miles; West Windsor, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,728)
  • Union County College (about 20 miles; Cranford, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,148)
  • College of Staten Island CUNY (about 20 miles; Staten Island, NY; FT enrollment: 11,684)

Public high school in Spotswood:

Public elementary/middle schools in Spotswood:

Private elementary/middle school in Spotswood:

  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION SCHOOL (Students: 400, Location: 23 MANALAPAN RD, Grades: PK-8)
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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.

Points of interest:

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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
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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Spotswood:

Marital status in Spotswood, NJ
  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

For population 25 years and over in Spotswood:

  • High school or higher: 93.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
New Jersey average:

12.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

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

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 221
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.
New Jersey:

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

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Middlesex 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%
New Jersey:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Spotswood:

50.1%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Spotswood:

46.1%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.3%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Spotswood:

11.3%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.0%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

55.1%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Spotswood:

77.2%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Spotswood, NJ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 19$140,753$88,8970$0
Solid Waste Management 10$44,695$53,6340$0
Other Government Administration 9$12,372$16,4960$0
Police - Other 3$10,188$40,75213$4,017
Financial Administration 3$14,020$56,0801$564
Judicial and Legal 2$7,353$44,1188$6,474
Other and Unallocable 2$5,691$34,14613$8,462
Welfare 2$6,009$36,0546$6,894
Local Libraries 2$7,290$43,74010$2,434
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 23$28,951
Airports 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 52$248,371$57,31674$57,796

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,001,000 ($118.38)
    General - Other: $314,000 ($37.13)
    Natural Resources - Other: $31,000 ($3.67)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,705,000 ($319.89)
    Police Protection: $2,446,000 ($289.26)
    Water Utilities: $671,000 ($79.35)
    Regular Highways: $533,000 ($63.03)
    Health - Other: $450,000 ($53.22)
    Sewerage: $439,000 ($51.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $422,000 ($49.91)
    Libraries: $269,000 ($31.81)
    Central Staff Services: $220,000 ($26.02)
    Financial Administration: $197,000 ($23.30)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $158,000 ($18.68)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $92,000 ($10.88)
    Local Fire Protection: $72,000 ($8.51)
    General Public Buildings: $50,000 ($5.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000 ($3.07)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $104,000 ($12.30)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $857,000 ($101.35)
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $78,000 ($9.22)
    Other - Health - Other: $35,000 ($4.14)
    Other - General - Other: $8,000 ($0.95)
    Other - Protective Inspection and Regulations: $6,000 ($0.71)
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $3,000 ($0.35)
    Other - Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.24)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,709,000 ($438.62)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $160,000 ($18.92)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $918,000 ($108.56)
    Other: $470,000 ($55.58)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $101,000 ($11.94)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $280,000 ($33.11)
    Interest Earnings: $202,000 ($23.89)
    Fines and Forfeits: $115,000 ($13.60)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,440,000 ($170.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $688,000 ($81.36)
    Other: $91,000 ($10.76)
    Health and Hospitals: $5,000 ($0.59)
  • Tax - Property: $7,196,000 ($850.99)
    Other License: $421,000 ($49.79)
    Public Utilities Sales: $52,000 ($6.15)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $6,000 ($0.71)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,581,000 ($660.00)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,864,000 ($575.21)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $717,000 ($84.79)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,981,000 ($234.27)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,066,000 ($362.58)

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

Here:

5.47%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

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

0.04%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

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


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

Here:

6.75%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

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

0.08%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Somerset County, NJ  0.75% ($84,038 average AGI)
to Monmouth County, NJ  0.56% ($88,720)
to Union County, NJ  0.48% ($59,520)
Businesses in Spotswood, NJ
NameCountNameCount
Baskin-Robbins1FedEx1
Curves1GNC1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1

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.)
Spotswood fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Spotswood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 3.0mTotal length
  • 18,117Total average daily traffic
  • 580Total average daily truck traffic
  • 22,286Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast 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: Spotswood Police Department, 77 Summerhill Road, Spotswood, NJ 08884, Phone: (732) 251-2121, Fax: (732) 251-5910, 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: Spotswood Police Department, 77 Summerhill Road, Spotswood, NJ 08884, Phone: (732) 251-2121, Fax: (732) 251-5910, 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: Tactical Public Safety, 1036 Industrial Drive, West Berlin, NJ 08091, Phone: (856) 768-3336, Fax: (856) 768-3666, Email:
  • 105 Summerhill Road (Lat: 40.398139 Lon: -74.387583), Call Sign: WRBM337,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.362 MHz, 451.712 MHz, 452.112 MHz, 462.487 MHz, 467.487 MHz, Grant Date: 04/25/2018, Expiration Date: 04/25/2028, Certifier: Timothy Cahill, Registrant: Communications Usa, 2229 Enterprise St., Escondido, CA 92029, Phone: (858) 674-1370, Fax: (858) 674-4273, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 01/11/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Theodore J Ricci, 110 Lettau Dr, Spotswood, NJ 08884
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 10/26/1990
    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 in Spotswood, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Spotswood, NJ - Value

2002 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fires per year is 7. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 33 took place in 2014, and the least - 0 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Spotswood, NJ When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (43.1%), and Outside Fires (36.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Spotswood, NJ
    • 5043.1%Structure Fires
    • 4236.2%Outside Fires
    • 1613.8%Other
    • 86.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Spotswood, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Spotswood, NJ
  • 87.1%Utility gas
  • 5.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.3%Electricity
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Spotswood, NJ
  • 62.4%Utility gas
  • 18.3%Electricity
  • 8.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.5%No fuel used


Spotswood compared to New Jersey state average:

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

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  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
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