East Rocky Hill, New Jersey

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Population in 2010: 469.
Males: 215  (46.0%)
Females: 254  (54.0%)
Median resident age:

52.8 years
New Jersey median age:

40.2 years

Zip codes: 08540.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $111,587
East Rocky Hill:

$111,587
NJ:

$85,751

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $56,743

East Rocky Hill CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $440,800
East Rocky Hill:

$440,800
NJ:

$348,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $412,464; detached houses: $407,040

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,443.

March 2019 cost of living index in East Rocky Hill: 115.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.3%
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Ancestries: American (18.9%), Finnish (16.5%), Romanian (16.0%), Irish (11.2%), Hungarian (9.2%), English (7.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

97 residents are foreign born (20.5% Europe, 8.3% Latin America).

This place:

28.8%
New Jersey:

22.4%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Edison, NJ (15.2 miles , pop. 97,687).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Staten Island, NY (27.6 miles , pop. 443,728).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Brooklyn, NY (38.6 miles , pop. 2,465,326).

Nearest cities:

Rocky Hill borough, NJ (1.2 miles ),
Griggstown, NJ (1.3 miles ),
Ten Mile Run, NJ (1.5 miles ),
Heathcote, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Kendall Park, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Kingston, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Harlingen, NJ (1.8 miles ),
Pleasant Plains, NJ (2.0 miles )

Latitude: 40.42 N, Longitude: 74.62 W

Distribution of median household income in East Rocky Hill, NJ in 2019
Distribution of house value in East Rocky Hill, NJ in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.3%
New Jersey:

9.9%
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 85.3. This is about average.

City:

85.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.329. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.329
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.06. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.06
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 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 7.96. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.96
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

East Rocky Hill-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Jersey state average. It is 22% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1990, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the East Rocky Hill place center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 27.3 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

East Rocky Hill-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 248.4 miles away from East Rocky Hill 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 75.0 miles away from East Rocky Hill center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 245.1 miles away from East Rocky Hill center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 287.3 miles away from East Rocky Hill 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 73.5 miles away from East Rocky Hill 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 285.4 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 East Rocky Hill:

  • FRANKLIN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; FRANKLIN PARK, NJ)
  • PRINCETON HOMECARE SERVICES, PRINCETON HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; PRINCETON, NJ)
  • PRINCETON CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; PRINCETON, NJ)
  • PAVILLIONS AT FORRESTAL , THE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PRINCETON, NJ)
  • UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER AT PRINCETON AMBULATORY (Hospital, about 5 miles away; PRINCETON, NJ)
  • EAST MOUNTAIN HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 5 miles away; BELLE MEAD, NJ)
  • MERWICK CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PLAINSBORO, NJ)

Amtrak stations near East Rocky Hill:

  • 7 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.
  • 11 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.
  • 16 miles: TRENTON (72 S. CLINTON AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Rocky Hill:

  • Princeton University (about 6 miles; Princeton, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 6,897)
  • Rutgers University-New Brunswick (about 11 miles; New Brunswick, NJ; FT enrollment: 39,388)
  • Mercer County Community College (about 12 miles; West Windsor, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,728)
  • Rider University (about 12 miles; Lawrenceville, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,960)
  • The College of New Jersey (about 14 miles; Ewing, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,573)
  • Raritan Valley Community College (about 15 miles; Branchburg, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,735)
  • Middlesex County College (about 15 miles; Edison, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,849)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Little Rocky Hill Volunteer Fire Company (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in East Rocky Hill: Delaware and Raritan 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:

2.9 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

71.9%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.1%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in East Rocky Hill:

Marital status in East Rocky Hill, NJ
  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 8.7%
  • Widowed: 13.2%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

For population 25 years and over in East Rocky Hill:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 52.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 27.9%
Educational Attainment in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
New Jersey average:

12.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for East Rocky Hill, 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
Somerset County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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
Somerset County:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.96 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

6.7%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Somerset County:

20.4%
State:

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

24.0%
New Jersey:

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 East Rocky Hill:

  • WHWH (1350 AM; 10 kW; PRINCETON, NJ; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTTM (1680 AM; 10 kW; PRINCETON, NJ; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Rocky Hill:

  • 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.)
  • WMGQ (98.3 FM; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WAWZ (99.1 FM; ZAREPHATH, NJ; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • W220AG (91.9 FM; LAWRENCEVILLE, ETC., NJ; Owner: BUX-MONT EDUCATIONAL RADIO ASSOC.)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WWFM (89.1 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WPST (97.5 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WTHK (94.5 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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)

TV broadcast stations around East Rocky Hill:

  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WNJN (Channel 50; MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CNG AUTHORITY)
  • 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.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING 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)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)

East Rocky Hill fatal accident list:

Mar 16, 2015 07:27 AM, Canal Rd, Lat: 40.429897, Lon: -74.617386, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 14, 2014 04:47 AM, Cr-518, Lat: 40.398283, Lon: -74.617469, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 1.5mTotal length
  • 3,090Total average daily traffic
  • 92Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,710Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in East Rocky Hill, NJ
  • 45.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 42.1%Utility gas
  • 12.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in East Rocky Hill, NJ
  • 100.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


East Rocky Hill 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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