South River, New Jersey

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Population in 2017: 16,349 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +6.7%
 
Males: 8,328  (50.9%)
Females: 8,021  (49.1%)
Median resident age:

38.5 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 08882.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $72,668 (it was $52,324 in 2000)
South River:

$72,668
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,620 (it was $23,684 in 2000)

South River borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $310,858 (it was $150,000 in 2000)
South River:

$310,858
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $360,652; detached houses: $388,909; townhouses or other attached units: $290,148; in 2-unit structures: $290,140; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $240,353; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $230,723; mobile homes: $91,955

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,247.

March 2019 cost of living index in South River: 121.2 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.3%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.9% for Black residents, 23.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 15.3% for other race residents, 22.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in South River, NJ (2017)
    • 9,18755.6%White alone
    • 4,30426.1%Hispanic
    • 1,2177.4%Black alone
    • 9615.8%Asian alone
    • 3682.2%Two or more races
    • 1080.7%Other race alone
    • 280.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 130.08%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in South River, New Jersey as of February 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in South River is 1,823 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in South River 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)
2
(12.5)
1
(6.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.7)
3
(19.1)
3
(19.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.4)
2
(12.3)
4
(24.5)
6
(36.6)
1
(6.1)
3
(18.3)
3
(18.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
10
(62.3)
4
(24.9)
5
(31.7)
8
(50.9)
6
(38.2)
4
(25.3)
3
(18.7)
2
(12.4)
9
(55.6)
7
(42.9)
7
(42.7)
1
(6.1)
7
(42.7)
2
(12.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
20
(124.5)
15
(93.3)
20
(127.0)
32
(203.6)
29
(184.5)
25
(158.1)
9
(56.0)
18
(111.3)
17
(105.0)
13
(79.7)
10
(61.0)
12
(73.2)
8
(48.8)
14
(86.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
46
(286.4)
43
(267.5)
38
(241.2)
49
(311.8)
40
(254.5)
31
(196.1)
38
(236.6)
46
(284.4)
41
(253.1)
27
(165.5)
19
(116.0)
27
(164.7)
17
(103.7)
16
(99.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
127
(790.8)
159
(989.3)
113
(717.4)
173
(1,101)
171
(1,088)
191
(1,208)
168
(1,046)
151
(933.5)
140
(864.3)
127
(778.4)
136
(830.2)
107
(652.8)
93
(567.1)
102
(631.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(37.4)
9
(56.0)
12
(76.2)
9
(57.3)
13
(82.7)
6
(38.0)
6
(37.4)
9
(55.6)
7
(43.2)
1
(6.1)
2
(12.2)
4
(24.4)
14
(85.4)
4
(24.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(18.7)
0
(0.0)
7
(44.4)
5
(31.8)
2
(12.7)
2
(12.7)
1
(6.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(18.3)
5
(30.5)
2
(12.2)
2
(12.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)108.293.986.6136.6131.6119.578.297.6103.391.696.660.974.070.1

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City-data.com crime index in South River, NJ

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 42 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Portuguese (12.1%), Italian (8.2%), American (8.2%), Polish (5.9%), Brazilian (3.8%), Irish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1898

Elevation: 80 feet

Land area: 2.81 square miles.

Population density: 5,810 people per square mile   (average).

South River, New Jersey map

5,413 residents are foreign born (16.4% Latin America, 10.9% Europe).

This borough:

32.8%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,466 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $6,487 (2.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Edison, NJ (6.5 miles , pop. 97,687).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Staten Island, NY (15.9 miles , pop. 443,728).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Brooklyn, NY (26.7 miles , pop. 2,465,326).

Nearest cities:

East Brunswick, NJ (1.2 miles ),
Milltown borough, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Sayreville borough, NJ (1.8 miles ),
Spotswood borough, NJ (1.9 miles ),
Old Bridge, NJ (2.0 miles ),
Madison Park, NJ (2.1 miles ),
Highland Park borough, NJ (2.1 miles ),
New Brunswick, NJ (2.1 miles )

Latitude: 40.44 N, Longitude: 74.38 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,477 (-33.2%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 1,244 (14.9%)

Area codes: 732, 908

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

3.5%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Historical population in South River, NJ
Historical housing units in South River, NJ

Population change in the 1990s: +1,697 (+12.5%).
Most common industries in South River, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (14.5%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.2%)
  • Health care (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Chemicals (4.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (23.8%)
  • Chemicals (5.3%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
Most common occupations in South River, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Construction laborers (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction laborers (8.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Computer specialists (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.4%)
  • Cashiers (3.2%)

Average climate in South River, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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South River, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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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 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 0.359. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.359
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.60. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.60
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.336. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.336
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.09. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.09
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 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00543
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

South River-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1990, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.6 miles away from the South River borough center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 25.4 miles away from the borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

South River-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 87.6 miles away from the city 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 242.7 miles away from the city 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 86.0 miles away from South River 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 281.7 miles away from South River 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 234.9 miles away from South River 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 39.7 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 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).
South River topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near South River:

  • SUMMER HILL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; OLD BRIDGE, NJ)
  • CARE ONE AT EAST BRUNSWICK (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ)
  • REFORMED CHURCH HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; OLD BRIDGE, NJ)
  • ELMS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CRANBURY, NJ)
  • VNA IN MIDDLESEX CO (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ)
  • RW JOHNSON UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ)
  • CHILDRENS SPECIALIZED HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ)

Amtrak stations near South River:

  • 5 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.
  • 9 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 South River:

  • Middlesex County College (about 5 miles; Edison, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 9,849)
  • Rutgers University-New Brunswick (about 6 miles; New Brunswick, NJ; FT enrollment: 39,388)
  • Brookdale Community College (about 16 miles; Lincroft, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,879)
  • Union County College (about 16 miles; Cranford, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,148)
  • Princeton University (about 17 miles; Princeton, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,897)
  • College of Staten Island CUNY (about 17 miles; Staten Island, NY; FT enrollment: 11,684)
  • Kean University (about 19 miles; Union, NJ; FT enrollment: 12,648)

Public high school in South River:

Private high school in South River:

  • DARUL ARQAM SCHOOL (Students: 295, Location: 8 THOMAS ST, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in South River:

See full list of schools located in South River

Library in South River:

  • SOUTH RIVER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $721,093; Location: 55 APPLEBY AVENUE; 32,979 books; 394 e-books; 1,797 audio materials; 2,644 video materials; 14 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 145 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Kindergarten through 2nd grade now have their own school. added by Ann
  • St. Mary of Ostrabrama Parochial School has been closed since 2002, July.
  • W36AS (Channel 36; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH). This channel is a local broadcast that the South River High School ues.
  • st. mary of ostrabrama closed in 2001
  • st. mary of ostrabrama closed in 2001

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in South River: South River Rescue Squad (A), South River Fire Station 2 Summit Fire House (B), South River Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in South River include: First Russian Baptist Church (A), Evangelical Church of God (B), Christian Life Fellowship Center (C), Redentor Presbyterian Church (D), Union Baptist Church (E), Conklin United Methodist Church (F), Congregation Anshe Emethodist (G), Tabernacle Baptist Church (H), Saint Mary of Ostrabrama Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Washington Monumental Cemetery (1), Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in South River include: Bissett's Recreation Area (1), Daley's Pond Recreation Area (2), Pacer's Field (3), Veterans Park Recreation Area (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Corpus Christi Latchkey - Nurse's Office (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 80 David Street), Museum of Modern Art (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 5 Brick Plant Road).

Birthplace of: Janet Evanovich - Novelist, Stanley Kamel - Actor, Alex Wojciechowicz - Professional football player, Drew Pearson (American football) - Pro football wide receiver and sportscaster.

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 South River and their reported violations in the past:

SOUTH RIVER W DEPT (Population served: 14,000, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-14-2014), St Compliance achieved (JAN-17-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In MAY-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-29-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-05-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In MAY-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-29-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-05-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-16-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-21-2010)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This borough:

2.8 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

71.1%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

6.1%
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: 0.4% of all households
6 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
5 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in South River in 2000:

  • 80 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Banks with branches in South River (2011 data):

  • The Provident Bank: South River at 6 Jackson Street, branch established on 1916/01/01. 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.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: South River Branch at 55 Main Street, branch established on 1957/08/15. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: South River Branch at 25 Main Street, branch established on 1965/02/11. 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

For population 15 years and over in South River:

Marital status in South River, NJ
  • Never married: 37.1%
  • Now married: 47.4%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

For population 25 years and over in South River:

  • High school or higher: 80.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.0
New Jersey average:

12.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for South River, 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
This 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.
New Jersey:

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:
Middlesex County:

7.6%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This 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:
This city:

48.7%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.4%
New Jersey:

47.4%

Average BMI:
South River:

28.6
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
South River:

21.4%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.4%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.9%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

55.2%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.4%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of South River, 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 31$322,343$124,7780$0
Solid Waste Management 13$66,168$61,0780$0
Other and Unallocable 12$63,037$63,03720$13,722
Streets and Highways 11$58,671$64,0050$0
Electric Power 10$65,550$78,6603$1,855
Parks and Recreation 5$20,668$49,6034$576
Local Libraries 5$21,859$52,4627$6,642
Financial Administration 4$23,719$71,1571$2,265
Other Government Administration 3$19,299$77,1960$0
Police - Other 3$11,612$46,4483$1,428
Judicial and Legal 3$11,956$47,8241$1,838
Water Supply 2$17,139$102,8340$0
Welfare 2$8,083$48,4982$2,619
Sewerage 2$16,519$99,1140$0
Fire - Other 1$2,641$31,6924$4,680
Totals for Government 107$729,264$81,78745$35,625

South River government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,928,000 ($117.93)
    Electric Utilities: $1,146,000 ($70.10)
    General - Other: $981,000 ($60.00)
    Regular Highways: $598,000 ($36.58)
    Libraries: $65,000 ($3.98)
    Water Utilities: $56,000 ($3.43)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $9,862,000 ($603.22)
    Police Protection: $4,455,000 ($272.49)
    General - Other: $2,720,000 ($166.37)
    Water Utilities: $2,328,000 ($142.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $858,000 ($52.48)
    Regular Highways: $656,000 ($40.12)
    Libraries: $645,000 ($39.45)
    Financial Administration: $484,000 ($29.60)
    Central Staff Services: $459,000 ($28.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $432,000 ($26.42)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $289,000 ($17.68)
    General Public Buildings: $170,000 ($10.40)
    Local Fire Protection: $140,000 ($8.56)
    Health - Other: $115,000 ($7.03)
    Sewerage: $110,000 ($6.73)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $107,000 ($6.54)
    Parking Facilities: $28,000 ($1.71)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $289,000 ($17.68)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $497,000 ($30.40)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $1,235,000 ($75.54)
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $688,000 ($42.08)
    Other - Health - Other: $59,000 ($3.61)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $153,000 ($9.36)
    Local Fire Protection: $128,000 ($7.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $84,000 ($5.14)
    Regular Highways: $60,000 ($3.67)
    Health - Other: $5,000 ($0.31)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $119,000 ($7.28)

South River government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parking Facilities: $46,000 ($2.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000 ($2.57)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $46,000 ($2.81)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $22,000 ($1.35)
    Housing and Community Development: $10,000 ($0.61)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $410,000 ($25.08)
    General Revenue - Other: $366,000 ($22.39)
    Interest Earnings: $167,000 ($10.21)
    Rents: $43,000 ($2.63)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $15,559,000 ($951.68)
    Water Utilities: $3,702,000 ($226.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $859,000 ($52.54)
    Highways: $326,000 ($19.94)
    Other: $125,000 ($7.65)
  • Tax - Property: $8,866,000 ($542.30)
    Other Selective Sales: $765,000 ($46.79)
    Amusements License: $130,000 ($7.95)
    Public Utilities Sales: $39,000 ($2.39)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $15,000 ($0.92)

South River government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,309,000 ($691.72)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,561,000 ($584.81)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,748,000 ($106.92)

South River government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,605,000 ($342.83)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,258,000 ($688.60)

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 South River, NJ
NameCountNameCount
Dunkin Donuts1MasterBrand Cabinets1
FedEx1Rite Aid1
GNC1UPS1
Lane Furniture1

Strongest AM radio stations in South River:

  • 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)
  • WCTC (1450 AM; 1 kW; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • 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.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in South River:

  • WMGQ (98.3 FM; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WRSU-FM (88.7 FM; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF RUTGERS)
  • WAWZ (99.1 FM; ZAREPHATH, NJ; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • 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.)
  • WKXW-FM (101.5 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM CENTRAL NEW JERSEY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCNJ (89.3 FM; HAZLET, NJ; Owner: WVRM, INC.)
  • WNJT-FM (88.1 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BRD/CST AUTHORITY)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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)

TV broadcast stations around South River:

  • W36AS (Channel 36; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • 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)
  • WNJN (Channel 50; MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CNG AUTHORITY)
  • 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.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of South River fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 12.6mTotal length
  • $2,921,000Total costs
  • 43,970Total average daily traffic
  • 1,758Total average daily truck traffic
  • 53,855Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • George St Firehouse (Lat: 40.449556 Lon: -74.391806), Call Sign: KDN530,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.8200 MHz, Grant Date: 03/15/2011, Expiration Date: 05/07/2021, Registrant: Fire Department, 48 Washington Street, South River, NJ 08882, Phone: (732) 257-1999, Fax: (732) 254-9705, Email:
  • Police Headquarters Boro Hall (Lat: 40.449556 Lon: -74.391806), Call Sign: WRW42,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.475 MHz, Grant Date: 02/07/2013, Expiration Date: 05/03/2023, Registrant: Tactical Public Safety, 1036 Industrial Drive, West Berlin, NJ 08091, Phone: (856) 768-3336, Fax: (856) 768-3666, Email:
  • Lat: 40.450833 Lon: -74.381667, Call Sign: WPNT297,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.355 MHz, Grant Date: 04/10/2014, Expiration Date: 06/04/2024, Certifier: John W Adamusik, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Police Headquarters 61 Main St (Lat: 40.449556 Lon: -74.391806), Call Sign: KYX412,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.500 MHz, Grant Date: 08/26/2005, Expiration Date: 11/02/2015, Cancellation Date: 01/02/2016, Registrant: Borough Of South River, 9 Ivan Way, South River, NJ 08882, Phone: (732) 257-9051, Fax: (732) 613-6113, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 223 WILLIAMS STREET, 223 Williams Street (Lat: 40.459806 Lon: -74.387056), Type: Pole, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQJY309,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11615.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/11/2009, Expiration Date: 02/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 09/04/2009, Certifier: James J.R. Talbot, Registrant: At&t Corp., 2315 Salem Road, First Floor, H9, Conyers, GA 30013, Phone: (770) 602-2065, Fax: (770) 929-4454, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • 171 Main St (Lat: 40.447056 Lon: -74.385139), Type: Building, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WHG609, Licensee ID: L00007905,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2900.00 MHz, 9300.00 MHz, 156.350 MHz, 4.14740 MHz, 6.22540 MHz, 8.29540 MHz, 12.3544 MHz, 16.5294 MHz, 22.1604 MHz, Grant Date: 01/22/2001, Expiration Date: 01/22/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/26/2011, Registrant: Gmt Electronics Inc, 171 Main St, South River, NJ 08882
  • Whitehead Ave (Lat: 40.447889 Lon: -74.362361), Call Sign: WXY907,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.800 MHz, 156.975 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.425 MHz, Grant Date: 10/19/1993, Expiration Date: 12/02/1998, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001, Registrant: South River Boat Club Inc, Whitehead Ave, South River, NJ 08882

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in South River)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: SEMCO BALLOON MARK V (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 69 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 36001 , Serial Number: SEM-159, Year manufactured: 1975, Certificate Issue Date: 11/18/1975
    Registrant (Corporation): Marchuks Modern Service Inc, 1 Ferry St, South River, NJ 08882
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/16/2018

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED46$250,91354$197,981259$220,54414$70,4292$2,122,00011$166,545
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$244,16710$220,40035$234,4002$141,5000$02$258,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$215,3338$252,000146$242,43814$93,2860$06$291,167
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$234,8897$201,00067$265,7162$165,0000$03$158,667
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$243,6670$019$257,1052$65,0000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0068.00 , 0069.00, 0070.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$240,7504$206,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$122,0001$292,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$219,5000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$251,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0068.00 , 0069.00, 0070.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in South River, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in South River, NJ - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 20
  • Hazardous Condition: 46
  • Service Call: 2
Fire incident types in South River, NJ

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for South River, NJ
Most common first names in South River, NJ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John23873.8 years
Mary21880.1 years
Joseph18574.3 years
Anna13880.5 years
Helen10679.2 years
Edward9973.3 years
Walter9074.3 years
William8571.5 years
Frank8174.7 years
Stanley7074.3 years
Most common last names in South River, NJ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2368.9 years
Szabo1478.9 years
Bara1373.6 years
Wojcik1273.1 years
Toth1270.1 years
Jensen1182.4 years
Kucharski1179.7 years
Schmidt1077.6 years
Brown1072.2 years
Rossi1081.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in South River, NJ
  • 90.6%Utility gas
  • 5.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.0%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Solar energy
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in South River, NJ
  • 90.1%Utility gas
  • 3.3%Electricity
  • 3.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used


South River 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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  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
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  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
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