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Rahway, NJ (New Jersey) Houses and Residents

Rahway,NJ index of house prices

Total population: 28,528 (Urban population: 26,500, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 10,381 (10,028 occupied: 5,656 owner occupied, 4,631 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

45%
State:

36%

Housing density: 2,602 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $465,259.

Median contract rent in 2013: $669 (lower quartile is $551, upper quartile is $774)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2013: $1,011


Median gross rent in Rahway, NJ in 2013: $732

Housing units in Rahway with a mortgage: 3,750 (451 second mortgage, 585 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,818

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $85,314

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $60,209

Median monthly housing costs: $1,505


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Rahway, New Jersey Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $287,134 (it was $144,100 in 2000)
Rahway:

$287,134
New Jersey:

$307,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $208,510 - $375,024
Median year house/condo built: 1952

Median year apartment built: 1974

Household type by relationship:

Households: 26,341
  • In family households: 22,454 (4,714 male householders, 2,021 female householders)
    4,999 spouses, 7,978 children (7,500 natural, 196 adopted, 282 stepchildren), 888 grandchildren, 269 brothers or sisters, 360 parents, 754 other relatives, 471 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,887 (1,388 male householders (1,078 living alone)), 1,905 female householders (1,732 living alone)), 594 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 159 (117 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,457 2-persons, 1,659 3-persons, 1,444 4-persons, 664 5-persons, 296 6-persons, 215 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,810 1-person, 414 2-persons, 47 3-persons, 20 4-persons, 2 5-persons.

3,894 married couples with children.
1,493 single-parent households (287 men, 1,206 women).

75.0% of residents of Rahway speak English at home.
13.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
7.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (61% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
1.4% of residents speak other language at home (54% speak English very well, 38% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 4,553 (17.2%)
(48.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.2
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.6
State:

3.8

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Rahway, New Jersey:

  • 8no bedroom
  • 1831 bedroom
  • 1,3322 bedrooms
  • 3,4973 bedrooms
  • 1,0994 bedrooms
  • 1855+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rahway, New Jersey:

  • 396no bedroom
  • 1,4881 bedroom
  • 1,1102 bedrooms
  • 5863 bedrooms
  • 1214 bedrooms
  • 235+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Rahway in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 416no vehicle
  • 2,0241 vehicle
  • 2,7422 vehicles
  • 8143 vehicles
  • 2644 vehicles
  • 445+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Rahway in renter-occupied apartments

  • 760no vehicle
  • 2,0251 vehicle
  • 8102 vehicles
  • 863 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 435+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Rahway, New Jersey:

  • 01 room
  • 272 rooms
  • 1343 rooms
  • 4794 rooms
  • 1,0785 rooms
  • 2,1346 rooms
  • 1,3887 rooms
  • 6278 rooms
  • 4379+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rahway, New Jersey:

  • 3511 room
  • 4362 rooms
  • 1,0093 rooms
  • 7444 rooms
  • 5885 rooms
  • 3656 rooms
  • 1287 rooms
  • 748 rooms
  • 299+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Rahway, NJ household income distribution

  • Rahway, NJ household income distribution
  • 652Less than $10,000
  • 582$10,000 to $14,999
  • 622$15,000 to $19,999
  • 327$20,000 to $24,999
  • 569$25,000 to $29,999
  • 479$30,000 to $34,999
  • 610$35,000 to $39,999
  • 553$40,000 to $44,999
  • 483$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,048$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,299$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,467$75,000 to $99,999
  • 679$100,000 to $124,999
  • 273$125,000 to $149,999
  • 237$150,000 to $199,999
  • 148$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Rahway, NJ

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Rahway, NJ
  • 193Less than $10,000
  • 8$10,000 to $14,999
  • 6$15,000 to $19,999
  • 20$20,000 to $24,999
  • 9$25,000 to $29,999
  • 11$35,000 to $39,999
  • 27$70,000 to $79,999
  • 3$80,000 to $89,999
  • 11$90,000 to $99,999
  • 210$100,000 to $124,999
  • 86$125,000 to $149,999
  • 328$150,000 to $174,999
  • 543$175,000 to $199,999
  • 749$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,180$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,672$300,000 to $399,999
  • 455$400,000 to $499,999
  • 189$500,000 to $749,999
  • 10$1,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Rahway, NJ

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Rahway, NJ
  • 14Less than $100
  • 12$100 to $149
  • 112$200 to $249
  • 17$250 to $299
  • 76$300 to $349
  • 60$350 to $399
  • 90$400 to $449
  • 53$450 to $499
  • 51$500 to $549
  • 20$600 to $649
  • 33$650 to $699
  • 156$700 to $749
  • 126$750 to $799
  • 240$800 to $899
  • 841$900 to $999
  • 796$1,000 to $1,249
  • 531$1,250 to $1,499
  • 841$1,500 to $1,999
  • 237$2,000 or more
  • 100No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 7531995 to March 2000
  • 9191990 to 1994
  • 7931985 to 1989
  • 5401980 to 1984
  • 3971975 to 1979
  • 4981970 to 1974
  • 2331965 to 1969
  • 420Before 1965
Rahway commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 397
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,181
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,629
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,695
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,527
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 638
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,872
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 307
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 435
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,013
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 869
  • 90 or more minutes: 413
Rahway, NJ Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 48.8%
Number of people working at home: 227 (1.9% of all workers)

Rahway mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 8,944 (73%)
  • Carpooled: 1,328 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 202 (2%)
  • Subway or elevated: 61 (0%)
  • Railroad: 848 (7%)
  • Taxi: 34 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 66 (1%)
  • Walked: 428 (4%)
  • Other means: 65 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 227 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 9,745
 Italian: 2,681
 Irish: 2,095
 Polish: 1,910
 German: 1,559
 United States or American: 781
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 694
 Haitian: 492
 English: 465
 Portuguese: 447
 Subsaharan African:: 387
 Russian: 344
 Ukrainian: 254
 Hungarian: 248
 African: 213
 Scottish: 206
 Greek: 199
 Slovak: 181
 Scotch-Irish: 138
 Nigerian: 134
 European: 103
 Lithuanian: 101
 Dutch: 95
 Arab:: 81
 Swedish: 81
 Norwegian: 76
 Jamaican: 74
 Austrian: 67
 French Canadian: 66
 West Indian: 56
 Danish: 55
 French (except Basque): 51
 Czech: 48
 Czechoslovakian: 46
 Ghanian: 40
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 35
 Lebanese: 28
 Guyanese: 26
 Albanian: 23
 Bahamian: 22
 Egyptian: 21
 British: 21
 Iraqi: 19
 Slavic: 19
 Canadian: 19
 Welsh: 17
 Romanian: 17
 Iranian: 16
 Eastern European: 15
 Turkish: 15
 Croatian: 11
 Finnish: 10
 Brazilian: 9
 Moroccan: 8
 Bulgarian: 8
 Slovene: 8
 U.S. Virgin Islander: 8
 Northern European: 8
 Yugoslavian: 7
 Bermudan: 7
 Estonian: 6
 Arab/Arabic: 5

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 10%Dominican Republic
  • 9%Philippines
  • 7%Haiti
  • 6%Peru
  • 6%Colombia
  • 6%India
  • 5%Portugal

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 15,875
  • Northeast: 3,328
  • Midwest: 275
  • South: 1,887
  • West: 80

64% of Rahway residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 69% lived in New Jersey.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 127
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 13
  • 5th and 6th grade: 85
  • 7th and 8th grade: 253
  • 9th grade: 175
  • 10th grade: 143
  • 11th grade: 174
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 409
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,098
  • Less than 1 year of college: 608
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,128
  • Associate degree: 495
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,104
  • Master's degree: 272
  • Professional school degree: 154
  • Doctorate degree: 52

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 107
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 94
  • 5th and 6th grade: 113
  • 7th and 8th grade: 423
  • 9th grade: 151
  • 10th grade: 265
  • 11th grade: 282
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 548
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,565
  • Less than 1 year of college: 662
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,224
  • Associate degree: 623
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,281
  • Master's degree: 411
  • Professional school degree: 74
  • Doctorate degree: 27

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.2%Males
  • 3.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 11.0%Males
  • 9.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 3.1%Males
  • 5.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 7.5%Males
  • 14.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 4.4%Males
  • 9.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 7.4%Males
  • 16.0%Females
Rahway marital status for males
Rahway marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,743
  • One, attached: 577
  • Two: 1,566
  • 3 or 4: 542
  • 5 to 9: 427
  • 10 to 19: 461
  • 20 to 49: 555
  • 50 or more: 499
  • Mobile homes: 11

Median worth of mobile homes: $175,041

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 0 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Rahway:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 67.1%Utility gas
  • 29.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.9%Electricity
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 63.6%Utility gas
  • 18.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.2%Electricity
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 603
Here:

20.0%
New Jersey:

13.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 292
Here:

20.2%
New Jersey:

13.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 344
Here:

33.4%
New Jersey:

30.1%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)