Dunellen, New Jersey

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Population in 2017: 7,407 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +8.6%
 
Males: 3,651  (49.3%)
Females: 3,756  (50.7%)
Median resident age:

36.8 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 08812.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $82,225 (it was $59,205 in 2000)
Dunellen:

$82,225
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $37,658 (it was $26,529 in 2000)

Dunellen borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $325,157 (it was $156,900 in 2000)
Dunellen:

$325,157
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $330,012; detached houses: $329,684; townhouses or other attached units: $278,556; in 2-unit structures: $395,700

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,320.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dunellen: 121.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.7%
(5.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.1% for Black residents, 11.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.2% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Dunellen, NJ (2010)
    • 4,29159.4%White alone
    • 1,93326.7%Hispanic
    • 5497.6%Black alone
    • 3234.5%Asian alone
    • 1031.4%Two or more races
    • 240.3%Other race alone
    • 40.06%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Dunellen, New Jersey as of February 18, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dunellen is 1,234 to 1.


Crime rates in Dunellen 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)
1
(14.3)
4
(55.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(54.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(85.6)
3
(42.9)
4
(57.9)
3
(43.2)
2
(28.5)
4
(55.9)
2
(27.6)
1
(13.7)
0
(0.0)
6
(81.2)
4
(53.7)
0
(0.0)
6
(80.8)
1
(13.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
14
(199.7)
4
(57.2)
4
(57.9)
4
(57.6)
4
(57.1)
4
(55.9)
9
(124.1)
15
(205.4)
3
(40.2)
6
(81.2)
3
(40.3)
0
(0.0)
4
(53.9)
2
(27.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
19
(271.0)
19
(271.5)
17
(246.1)
25
(359.7)
28
(399.4)
51
(713.3)
45
(620.6)
75
(1,027)
45
(603.1)
47
(636.2)
23
(308.6)
5
(67.3)
33
(444.3)
14
(191.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
109
(1,555)
114
(1,629)
133
(1,925)
121
(1,741)
102
(1,455)
137
(1,916)
149
(2,055)
166
(2,273)
113
(1,515)
102
(1,381)
97
(1,302)
44
(591.9)
92
(1,239)
82
(1,119)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(185.4)
6
(85.7)
6
(86.8)
2
(28.8)
5
(71.3)
2
(28.0)
4
(55.2)
4
(54.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.5)
4
(53.7)
6
(80.7)
14
(188.5)
1
(13.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(28.6)
5
(72.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(40.4)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)161.6115.3130.1121.6123.2201.5163.1212.3110.8184.8102.134.8130.768.8

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City-data.com crime index in Dunellen, NJ

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 16 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Polish (9.7%), Italian (8.7%), German (6.1%), American (4.6%), Irish (4.2%), Haitian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1887

Elevation: 60 feet

Land area: 1.04 square miles.

Population density: 7,137 people per square mile   (high).

Dunellen, New Jersey map

1,844 residents are foreign born (15.5% Latin America, 2.9% Asia, 2.7% Europe).

This borough:

24.7%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $8,309 (2.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $9,490 (3.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Edison, NJ (5.8 miles , pop. 97,687).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Staten Island, NY (17.1 miles , pop. 443,728).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Brooklyn, NY (27.3 miles , pop. 2,465,326).

Nearest cities:

Middlesex borough, NJ (1.5 miles ),
North Plainfield borough, NJ (1.7 miles ),
South Plainfield borough, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Plainfield, NJ (1.8 miles ),
Watchung borough, NJ (1.9 miles ),
Society Hill, NJ (2.0 miles ),
South Bound Brook borough, NJ (2.0 miles ),
Bound Brook borough, NJ (2.0 miles )

Latitude: 40.59 N, Longitude: 74.47 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,253 (-30.2%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 269 (7.0%)

Area codes: 732, 908

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

3.5%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Historical population in Dunellen, NJ
Historical housing units in Dunellen, NJ

Population change in the 1990s: +328 (+5.1%).
Most common industries in Dunellen, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.9%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Construction (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.4%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Chemicals (5.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.6%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Dunellen, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Computer specialists (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Computer specialists (5.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.0%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.8%)
  • Media and communications workers (4.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.5%)

Average climate in Dunellen, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 92.7. This is worse than average.

City:

92.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.356. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.356
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.7
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.322. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.322
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.17. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.17
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 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00543
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Dunellen-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 28% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.7 miles away from the Dunellen borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 10/18/1990, a category F3 tornado 17.7 miles away from the borough center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dunellen-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 87% 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 84.6 miles away from Dunellen 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 232.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 272.2 miles away from Dunellen 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 83.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 33.6 miles away from Dunellen center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 315.5 miles away from Dunellen 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).
Dunellen topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Dunellen:

  • GREENBROOK MANOR CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; GREEN BROOK, NJ)
  • FMC SO PLAINFIELD (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF NEW JERSEY (Hospital, about 3 miles away; PISCATAWAY, NJ)
  • ABBOTT MANOR CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PLAINFIELD, NJ)
  • VILLA MARIA (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ)
  • DVA PLAINFIELD DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; PLAINFIELD, NJ)
  • JFK AT HOME (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; PLAINFIELD, NJ)

Amtrak stations near Dunellen:

  • 7 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.
  • 8 miles: METROPARK (ISELIN, 100 MIDDLESEX-ESSEX TPK.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dunellen:

  • Rutgers University-New Brunswick (about 6 miles; New Brunswick, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 39,388)
  • Middlesex County College (about 8 miles; Edison, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,849)
  • Union County College (about 10 miles; Cranford, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,148)
  • Drew University (about 12 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • Raritan Valley Community College (about 13 miles; Branchburg, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,735)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham (about 14 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,690)
  • Kean University (about 14 miles; Union, NJ; FT enrollment: 12,648)

Public high school in Dunellen:

Public elementary/middle schools in Dunellen:

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Library in Dunellen:

  • DUNELLEN FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $306,371; Location: NEW MARKET ROAD; 33,081 books; 1,251 audio materials; 1,830 video materials; 22 state licensed databases; 100 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Dunellen: Dunellen Station (A), Always Caring Medical Transport (B), Dunellen First Aid and Rescue Squad (C), Dunellen Fire Department (D), Dunellen First Aid and Rescue Squad (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dunellen include: Resurrection of Christ Polish National Catholic Church (A), Saint Francis Episcopal Church (B), Saint Johns Catholic Church (C), Saint Luke's Lutheran Church (D), Saint Nicholas Catholic Church (E), Dunellen First Presbyterian Church (F), Dunellen United Methodist Church (G), Hope Korean United Methodist Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Dunellen: Columbia Park (1). Display/hide its location 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

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

STEWARTS ROOT BEER (Population served: 129, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-29-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-23-2013)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-02-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-11-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-02-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-24-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-27-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-24-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-25-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-25-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-24-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-27-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-27-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-18-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-26-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-23-2011), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-23-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-18-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-26-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between NOV-03-2012 and NOV-30-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-04-2012), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-04-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-24-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-02-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-11-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This borough:

2.8 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

68.7%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

7.2%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
10 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010

People in group quarters in Dunellen in 2000:

  • 31 people in other group homes
  • 23 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 17 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 11 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Dunellen (2011 data):

  • Investors Bank: 205 N Washington Ave Branch at 205 N Washington Ave, branch established on 1909/01/01. Info updated 2012/02/27: Bank assets: $10,674.9 mil, Deposits: $7,419.7 mil, headquarters in Short Hills, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 86 total offices, Holding Company: Investors Bancorp, Mhc
  • Bank of America, National Association: Dunellen Branch at 405 North Avenue, branch established on 1887/01/01. 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
  • The Provident Bank: Dunellen Branch at 333 North Avenue, branch established on 1907/02/24. Info updated 2010/07/27: Bank assets: $7,097.5 mil, Deposits: $5,186.9 mil, headquarters in Jersey City, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 83 total offices, Holding Company: Provident Financial Services, Inc.
  • Crown Bank: Dunellen Branch at 324 North Avenue, branch established on 2008/11/17. Info updated 2011/12/21: Bank assets: $566.3 mil, Deposits: $472.6 mil, headquarters in Elizabeth, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Jjr Holding Company, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Dunellen:

Marital status in Dunellen, NJ
  • Never married: 30.6%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

For population 25 years and over in Dunellen:

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
New Jersey average:

12.4

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

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Religion statistics for Dunellen, 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
Middlesex County:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Middlesex County:

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.6%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

23.8%
State:

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

18.2%
New Jersey:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.4%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.9%
New Jersey:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Dunellen:

28.3
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Dunellen:

19.3%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.4%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
Dunellen:

32.0%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

58.9%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Dunellen:

80.7%
State:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dunellen, NJ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 17$115,184$81,3060$0
Streets and Highways 8$46,835$70,2532$3,193
Police - Other 4$11,817$35,4510$0
Judicial and Legal 2$6,048$36,2883$4,378
Other Government Administration 2$10,734$64,4048$2,178
Financial Administration 2$7,649$45,8942$2,788
Local Libraries 2$7,853$47,1189$6,957
Other and Unallocable 1$4,332$51,98411$19,492
Parks and Recreation 1$3,723$44,6760$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 3$942
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 1$2,535
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 39$214,175$65,90039$42,463

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

  • Construction - General - Other: $273,000 ($36.86)
    Regular Highways: $197,000 ($26.60)
    Sewerage: $70,000 ($9.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $47,000 ($6.35)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,210,000 ($298.37)
    Police Protection: $1,645,000 ($222.09)
    Regular Highways: $528,000 ($71.28)
    Libraries: $217,000 ($29.30)
    Parking Facilities: $217,000 ($29.30)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $198,000 ($26.73)
    Financial Administration: $163,000 ($22.01)
    Central Staff Services: $128,000 ($17.28)
    Local Fire Protection: $94,000 ($12.69)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $81,000 ($10.94)
    General Public Buildings: $73,000 ($9.86)
    Health - Other: $71,000 ($9.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $70,000 ($9.45)
    Housing and Community Development: $41,000 ($5.54)
    Sewerage: $33,000 ($4.46)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $49,000 ($6.62)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $399,000 ($53.87)
    Other - General - Other: $104,000 ($14.04)
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $70,000 ($9.45)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $179,000 ($24.17)
    Local Fire Protection: $48,000 ($6.48)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,573,000 ($347.37)

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

  • Charges - Parking Facilities: $231,000 ($31.19)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $40,000 ($5.40)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $193,000 ($26.06)
    Fines and Forfeits: $164,000 ($22.14)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($0.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $572,000 ($77.22)
    Other: $39,000 ($5.27)
    Health and Hospitals: $16,000 ($2.16)
  • Tax - Property: $5,594,000 ($755.23)
    Other License: $127,000 ($17.15)
    Public Utilities Sales: $22,000 ($2.97)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $8,000 ($1.08)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,155,000 ($155.93)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,067,000 ($144.05)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $88,000 ($11.88)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $628,000 ($84.78)

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 Dunellen, NJ
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1UPS2
Sprint Nextel1World Gym1

Strongest AM radio stations in Dunellen:

  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJDM (1530 AM; 10 kW; ELIZABETH, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dunellen:

  • 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)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dunellen:

  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • W36AS (Channel 36; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W54CZ (Channel 54; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNJN (Channel 50; MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CNG AUTHORITY)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
Dunellen fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Dunellen fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 75ft / 22.6mTotal length
  • $2,044,000Total costs
  • 130,481Total average daily traffic
  • 4,580Total average daily truck traffic
  • 162,926Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Dunellen, NJ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Dunellen, NJ

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Police Hdqtrs 355 N Ave (Lat: 40.589000 Lon: -74.464611), Call Sign: WRW21,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.475 MHz, Grant Date: 02/07/2013, Expiration Date: 05/04/2023, Registrant: Tactical Public Safety, 1036 Industrial Drive, West Berlin, NJ 08091, Phone: (856) 768-3336, Fax: (856) 768-3666, Email:
  • Lat: 40.582639 Lon: -74.466472, Call Sign: WQDK270,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1400 MHz, Grant Date: 09/15/2015, Expiration Date: 09/15/2025, Certifier: Vincent Olivo, Registrant: Primex Wireless, 965 Wells St., Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dunellen)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED38$249,65823$214,478130$219,31510$120,2003$132,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$201,5004$186,7509$283,1111$8,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$226,5006$241,00060$229,1177$117,1432$178,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$234,4554$159,00036$231,4442$27,5001$100,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$244,3332$351,0009$235,2221$13,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0003.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$273,8003$262,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$222,0002$277,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0003.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Dunellen, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Dunellen, NJ - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dunellen, NJ
  • 83.8%Utility gas
  • 8.1%Electricity
  • 7.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dunellen, NJ
  • 71.7%Utility gas
  • 17.5%Electricity
  • 5.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Dunellen compared to New Jersey state average:

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

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  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ecuador (population 500+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest house values disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #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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