Zarephath, New Jersey

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Population in 2010: 37.
Males: 11  (32.0%)
Females: 26  (68.0%)
Median resident age:

66.3 years
New Jersey median age:

40.2 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $111,587
Zarephath:

$111,587
NJ:

$85,751

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $56,743

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $440,800
Zarephath:

$440,800
NJ:

$348,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $492,209; detached houses: $549,410; townhouses or other attached units: $334,676; in 2-unit structures: $267,469; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $270,361; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $284,223; mobile homes: $120,606
March 2019 cost of living index in Zarephath: 115.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%

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Ancestries: English (50.0%), European (50.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 41 feet

9 residents are foreign born (36.0% Europe).

This place:

36.0%
New Jersey:

22.4%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Edison, NJ (10.3 miles , pop. 97,687).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Staten Island, NY (23.0 miles , pop. 443,728).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Brooklyn, NY (33.6 miles , pop. 2,465,326).

Nearest cities:

Weston, NJ (0.9 miles ),
Manville borough, NJ (1.0 miles ),
Franklin Center, NJ (1.3 miles ),
Finderne, NJ (1.4 miles ),
East Millstone, NJ (1.6 miles ),
South Bound Brook borough, NJ (1.6 miles ),
Millstone borough, NJ (1.6 miles ),
Bound Brook borough, NJ (1.7 miles )

Latitude: 40.54 N, Longitude: 74.58 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 732

Distribution of median household income in Zarephath, NJ in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.3%
New Jersey:

9.9%
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 91.9. This is worse than average.

City:

91.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.358. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.358
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.16. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.16
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.257. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.257
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.14. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.14
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 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00543
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Zarephath-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Jersey state average. It is 24% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1990, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.0 miles away from the Zarephath place center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 18.7 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Zarephath-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Jersey state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 255.8 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 78.3 miles away from Zarephath center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 236.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 278.6 miles away from Zarephath 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 76.8 miles away from Zarephath 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) earthquake occurred 276.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Somerset County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 9

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Zarephath:

  • N J EASTERN STAR HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BRIDGEWATER, NJ)
  • SOMERSET MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; SOMERVILLE, NJ)
  • FRIENDS RETIREMENT CONCEPTS (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BRIDGEWATER, NJ)
  • COMMUNITY VNA (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; SOMERVILLE, NJ)
  • CENTRAL N J JEWISH HOME FOR AGED (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SOMERSET, NJ)
  • REGENCY HERITAGE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SOMERSET, NJ)
  • MARGARET MCLAUGHLIN MCCARRICK (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SOMERSET, NJ)

Amtrak stations near Zarephath:

  • 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.
  • 14 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.
  • 16 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 Zarephath:

  • Rutgers University-New Brunswick (about 7 miles; New Brunswick, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 39,388)
  • Raritan Valley Community College (about 9 miles; Branchburg, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,735)
  • Middlesex County College (about 12 miles; Edison, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,849)
  • Princeton University (about 14 miles; Princeton, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,897)
  • Union County College (about 17 miles; Cranford, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,148)
  • Drew University (about 18 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham (about 19 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,690)

Points of interest:

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River: Millstone River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Zarephath: Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Somerset County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

1.9 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

36.8%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

0.0%
Whole state:

5.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Zarephath:

Marital status in Zarephath, NJ
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 66.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 33.4%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Zarephath:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 8.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.2
New Jersey average:

12.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Zarephath, NJ (based on Somerset County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic98,95129
Mainline Protestant27,47268
Other15,07833
Evangelical Protestant13,15853
Orthodox1,2006
Black Protestant1,0767
None166,509-
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: 69
This county:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Somerset County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 53
Somerset County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
This county:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 256
This county:

7.96 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

6.7%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

20.4%
State:

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

24.0%
State:

18.0%

6.88% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($99,878 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.88%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,109 average AGI)
Somerset County:

0.05%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Middlesex County, NJ  1.86% ($84,038 average AGI)
from Union County, NJ  0.79% ($77,768)
from Morris County, NJ  0.44% ($154,513)


7.61% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($110,999 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.61%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,010 average AGI)
Somerset County:

0.10%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Middlesex County, NJ  1.35% ($54,961 average AGI)
to Union County, NJ  0.59% ($62,161)
to Hunterdon County, NJ  0.46% ($101,740)

Strongest AM radio stations in Zarephath:

  • WWTR (1170 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BRIDGEWATER, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • 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)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WHWH (1350 AM; 10 kW; PRINCETON, NJ; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WTTM (1680 AM; 10 kW; PRINCETON, NJ; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Zarephath:

  • WAWZ (99.1 FM; ZAREPHATH, NJ; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WMGQ (98.3 FM; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • 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)
  • WPRB (103.3 FM; PRINCETON, NJ; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Zarephath:

  • W36AS (Channel 36; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • 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)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • W54CZ (Channel 54; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 1.4mTotal length
  • $1,008,000Total costs
  • 337Total average daily traffic
  • 3Total average daily truck traffic
  • 472Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, Zarephath Community Chapel Bell Tower (Lat: 40.533972 Lon: -74.572917), Structure height: 20.1 m, Overall height: 23.8 m, Call Sign: WNTF574,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21925.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/24/2000, Expiration Date: 08/22/2010, Cancellation Date: 10/23/2010, Phone: (908) 469-0991
  • WAWZ Studio, 10 Chapel Drive (Lat: 40.537111 Lon: -74.578083), Type: Building, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WAT20,
    Assigned Frequencies: 951.000 MHz, Grant Date: 06/02/1969, Expiration Date: 06/01/2014, Cancellation Date: 03/27/2012, Registrant: Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, Plc, 1300 N. 17th St., 11th Fl., Arlington, VA 22209, Phone: (703) 812-0400, Fax: (703) 812-0486, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Zarephath, NJ
  • 52.9%Utility gas
  • 47.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Zarephath compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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