NJ

National Population : 333,590,059
New Jersey State Population : 9,202,495

About Piscataway, NJ

Piscataway, NJ is located in Middlesex County in the state of New Jersey.

The total City Population for Piscataway is about 55,961 with about 1,169 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 56,931.

The Average Home Value is $321,300.00, which is roughly 12% lower than the Average Home Value of $365,627.00 for the state of New Jersey, and roughly 41% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $93,534.00, which is roughly 1% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $93,038.00 for the state of New Jersey, and roughly 39% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Piscataway is about 5.4%.

New Jersey is ranked #6 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 80.81 out of 100.

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Voting

Middlesex County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 36.6% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 60.44%
Republican: 38.32%
Libertarian: 0.68%
Green: 0.33%
Other: 0.23%


Nearby Locations

Middlesex, NJ (2.62 mi.)
S Plainfield, NJ (3.01 mi.)
Dunellen, NJ (3.52 mi.)
Green Brook, NJ (3.52 mi.)
Plainfield, NJ (3.91 mi.)
N Plainfield, NJ (3.91 mi.)
Edison, NJ (4.22 mi.)
Bound Brook, NJ (4.40 mi.)
Somerset, NJ (4.96 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 08854
Latitude : 40.551764
Longitude : -74.464675
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 64 ft.
Area Code(s) : 732

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.90
Male Population Estimate : 49.81%
Female Population Estimate : 50.19%
Median Age : 33.0
Male Median Age : 31.6
Female Median Age : 34.3

White Population Estimate : 40.56%
Black Population Estimate : 21.94%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 11.21%
Asian Population Estimate : 35.20%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.17%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.87%
Other Population Estimate : 4.99%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Piscataway specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Middlesex County: About 2 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Middlesex County: About 149 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Middlesex County is about 56% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 48% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.