Sayreville, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sayreville, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Sayreville had a population of 44,062 as of July 1, 2016. Sayreville ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sayreville is located at latitude 40.4669 and longitude -74.3202 in Middlesex County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Sayreville (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.84 sq. miles and a water area of 2.86 sq. miles. Middlesex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 62 feet.

The Borough of Sayreville (GNIS ID: 885386) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sayreville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sayreville: Roundabout, Wood's Landing.

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Sayreville, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 44,062
Population in Households 43,865
Population in Familes 37,798
Population in Group Qrtrs 197
Population Density1 2,783
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 15,987
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 11,614
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,866 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,774 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,213 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 879 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $317,753
Average Home Value $339,850


Median Household Income $79,800
Average Household Income $97,623
Per Capita Income $35,588
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.5% 0.66%
Households 0.36% 0.55%
Families 0.28% 0.51%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Sayreville, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sayreville to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 21 96th
Population Density1 # 240 56th
Diversity Index2 # 102 81st
Median Household Income # 253 54th
Per Capita Income # 302 45th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.