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Piscataway Summary
Piscataway is located in New Jersey
Latitude: 40.545640
Longitude: -74.460817
Population: 50,511
Area: 18.93 sq. miles
Land: 18.86 sq. miles
Water: 0.07 sq. miles
Population Density: 2,678.26 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 80.0 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Eastern (GMT -5)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Codes: 732, 908
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Piscataway Demographics

Piscataway Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Male24,99549.48 %48.52 %49.04 %
Female25,51650.52 %51.48 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.98-0.940.96
Total Population50,511100.00 %--
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Piscataway Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years3,1276.19 %6.70 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years3,0916.12 %7.18 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years3,0796.10 %7.02 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years4,5449.00 %6.24 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years4,3368.58 %5.71 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years8,45516.74 %14.13 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years8,34716.53 %17.06 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years6,75213.37 %13.77 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years2,5415.03 %5.03 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years1,8643.69 %3.93 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years2,6415.23 %6.83 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years1,3722.72 %4.78 %4.38 %
85 years and over3620.72 %1.62 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)33.3-38.237.7
18 years and over39,45378.11 %75.19 %74.27 %
Male
19,23938.09 %35.81 %35.85 %
Female
20,21440.02 %39.38 %38.42 %
21 years and over35,56270.40 %71.70 %69.92 %
62 years and over5,41310.72 %15.49 %14.65 %
65 years and over4,3758.66 %13.23 %12.42 %
Male
1,8253.61 %5.31 %5.12 %
Female
2,5505.05 %7.92 %7.30 %
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Piscataway Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
One race49,11497.23 %97.46 %97.55 %
White
24,64248.79 %72.55 %75.21 %
Black or African American
10,25420.30 %13.57 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
1040.21 %0.23 %0.87 %
Asian
12,54824.84 %5.71 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
6,07312.02 %2.01 %0.59 %
Chinese
2,5295.01 %1.19 %0.85 %
Filipino
2,1064.17 %1.01 %0.65 %
Japanese
430.09 %0.17 %0.28 %
Korean
6381.26 %0.78 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
5291.05 %0.18 %0.39 %
Other Asian
6301.25 %0.36 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
130.03 %0.04 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
30.01 %0.01 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
10.00 %0.01 %0.02 %
Samoan
00.00 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
90.02 %0.02 %0.04 %
Some other race
1,5533.07 %5.36 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)4,0027.92 %13.28 %13.70 %
Mexican
1850.37 %1.22 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
1,0602.10 %4.36 %2.46 %
Cuban
2020.40 %0.92 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
2,5555.06 %6.78 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino46,50992.08 %86.72 %86.30 %
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Piscataway Social Profile

Piscataway School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school16,401100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
9175.59 %8.18 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
5923.61 %5.50 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
4,97330.32 %44.11 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
2,60415.88 %21.01 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
7,31544.60 %21.21 %22.81 %
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Piscataway Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over32,149100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
1,2803.98 %6.60 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
2,4027.47 %11.33 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
8,12825.28 %29.37 %28.63 %
High school or higher
28,46788.55 %82.07 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
5,66817.63 %17.66 %21.05 %
Associate degree
1,6545.14 %5.27 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
7,69023.92 %18.80 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
13,01740.49 %29.78 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
5,32716.57 %10.98 %8.86 %
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Piscataway Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported56,529100.00 %--
Arab3240.57 %0.76 %0.42 %
Czech3180.56 %0.47 %0.59 %
Danish2110.37 %0.24 %0.50 %
Dutch4410.78 %1.24 %1.58 %
English1,9513.45 %5.44 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)5210.92 %1.31 %2.90 %
French Canadian1480.26 %0.31 %0.85 %
German4,3867.76 %11.09 %14.93 %
Greek2830.50 %0.64 %0.40 %
Hungarian9941.76 %1.21 %0.49 %
Irish4,7648.43 %13.94 %10.65 %
Italian6,21911.00 %15.69 %5.47 %
Lithuanian2010.36 %0.39 %0.23 %
Norwegian1080.19 %0.50 %1.56 %
Polish3,3735.97 %6.01 %3.12 %
Portuguese1780.31 %0.75 %0.41 %
Russian8081.43 %1.98 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish1780.31 %0.80 %1.50 %
Scottish4050.72 %1.11 %1.70 %
Slovak3090.55 %0.48 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African9961.76 %0.73 %0.62 %
Swedish2740.48 %0.61 %1.39 %
Swiss470.08 %0.21 %0.32 %
Ukrainian7281.29 %0.77 %0.31 %
United States or American1,1642.06 %2.75 %7.18 %
Welsh2070.37 %0.42 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,1562.04 %1.22 %0.65 %
Other ancestries25,83745.71 %28.91 %31.89 %
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Piscataway Economy

Piscataway Employment

GroupNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over40,707100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
19,80148.64 %47.68 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
20,90651.36 %52.32 %51.68 %
In labor force
28,00768.80 %64.23 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
14,64752.30 %53.15 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
13,36047.70 %46.85 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
27,99668.77 %64.06 %63.10 %
Employed
26,41164.88 %60.34 %59.39 %
Unemployed
1,5853.89 %3.71 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-5.66 %5.78 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
110.03 %0.17 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
12,70031.20 %35.77 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers21,63181.90 %80.85 %78.40 %
Government workers4,06015.37 %13.94 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business7012.65 %5.00 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers190.07 %0.21 %0.31 %
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Piscataway Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations12,09145.78 %38.00 %33.60 %
Service occupations2,3108.75 %13.64 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations7,22327.35 %28.45 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations120.05 %0.18 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,5455.85 %7.75 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations3,23012.23 %11.97 %14.63 %
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Piscataway Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining330.12 %0.32 %1.87 %
Construction9273.51 %5.59 %6.80 %
Manufacturing3,97915.07 %11.97 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade1,2024.55 %4.38 %3.60 %
Retail trade2,4619.32 %11.33 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,6576.27 %5.94 %5.19 %
Information1,9447.36 %4.40 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing2,3268.81 %8.93 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services3,56913.51 %11.49 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services5,42320.53 %19.83 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,1154.22 %6.88 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)9643.65 %4.40 %4.88 %
Public administration8113.07 %4.54 %4.83 %
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Piscataway Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Households16,508100.00 %3,065,685106,788,273
Less than $10,000
5823.53 %6.98 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
3832.32 %4.69 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
9625.83 %9.41 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
1,2217.40 %9.96 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
2,16213.10 %14.27 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
3,94923.92 %19.84 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
3,02318.31 %13.50 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
2,95217.88 %12.76 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
7814.73 %4.26 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
4932.99 %4.33 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$68,709.00-$62,882.70$39,349.33
Average household size2.84-2.682.58
Average income per member of household$24,193.31-$23,423.49$15,252.86
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Piscataway Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over25,757100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
19,96777.52 %72.96 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
2,81210.92 %10.64 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
1,5566.04 %9.58 %4.73 %
Walked
7002.72 %3.13 %2.94 %
Other means
1930.75 %0.94 %1.20 %
Worked at home
5292.05 %2.75 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)28.6 minutes-29.8 minutes26.3 minutes
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Piscataway Housing

Piscataway Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units16,953100.00 %3,310,197117,282,697
Occupied housing units
16,50797.37 %92.58 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
11,42867.41 %60.76 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
5,07929.96 %31.82 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
4462.63 %7.42 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
350.21 %3.30 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate1.30 %-1.39 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate3.10 %-5.10 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3.06-2.792.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.35-2.352.45
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Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units16,965100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
10,22160.25 %54.22 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
1,5559.17 %8.62 %5.68 %
2 units
5593.30 %10.01 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
1,0916.43 %6.75 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
9095.36 %4.84 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
1,2757.52 %4.88 %3.99 %
20 or more units
1,3307.84 %9.63 %8.59 %
Mobile home
170.10 %1.01 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
80.05 %0.02 %0.22 %
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Piscataway Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units16,965100.00 %--
1 room
3962.33 %1.88 %2.21 %
2 rooms
7504.42 %3.85 %4.88 %
3 rooms
2,00311.81 %10.72 %10.06 %
4 rooms
2,11412.46 %14.45 %15.95 %
5 rooms
2,80416.53 %17.03 %20.92 %
6 rooms
2,73316.11 %17.02 %18.39 %
7 rooms
2,28013.44 %13.08 %11.98 %
8 rooms
2,18312.87 %11.06 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
1,70210.03 %10.91 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)5.7-6.05.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units16,519100.00 %--
1.00 or less
15,37993.10 %87.95 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
5523.34 %2.67 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
5883.56 %1.96 %2.54 %
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Piscataway Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas13,26578.19 %61.87 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas1701.00 %2.22 %5.96 %
Electricity1,4778.71 %9.56 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.1,4878.77 %17.98 %8.06 %
Coal or coke120.07 %0.04 %0.12 %
Wood00.00 %0.21 %1.51 %
Solar energy00.00 %0.01 %0.05 %
Other fuel740.44 %0.39 %0.35 %
No fuel used340.20 %0.30 %1.25 %
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Piscataway Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units10,534100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
580.55 %1.77 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
4364.14 %13.48 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
2,85927.14 %24.40 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
4,14139.31 %22.32 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
2,49823.71 %20.82 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
5134.87 %12.52 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
290.28 %3.99 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
00.00 %0.70 %0.56 %
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Piscataway Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage8,02776.20 %71.46 %69.56 %
Less than $300
00.00 %0.04 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
360.34 %0.48 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
1361.29 %2.20 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
6826.47 %8.03 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
2,53324.05 %22.40 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
2,70925.72 %18.90 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
1,93118.33 %19.41 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged2,50723.80 %28.54 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent2,67125.36 %27.01 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent1,94018.42 %17.07 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent1,77316.83 %15.56 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent1,35512.86 %11.56 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent7557.17 %7.69 %6.01 %
35 percent or more1,97918.79 %20.54 %15.91 %
Not computed610.58 %0.57 %0.85 %
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Piscataway Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units5,084100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
771.51 %4.74 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
180.35 %3.20 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
1352.66 %8.55 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
1,38927.32 %31.78 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
2,35246.26 %29.93 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
91317.96 %14.22 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
1342.64 %4.36 %2.89 %
No cash rent
661.30 %3.22 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)82916.31 %45.27 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent1,25024.59 %18.48 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent1,00219.71 %14.64 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent72514.26 %12.94 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent4558.95 %10.73 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent2915.72 %7.59 %7.32 %
35 percent or more1,16922.99 %29.94 %29.47 %
Not computed1923.78 %5.68 %7.77 %

Piscataway Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
None7774.58 %11.75 %9.57 %
15,05629.80 %32.21 %31.22 %
27,30043.03 %35.05 %34.76 %
3 or more3,38619.96 %13.57 %15.45 %
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