Roselle Park, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Roselle Park, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Roselle Park had a population of 13,704 as of July 1, 2018. Roselle Park ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Roselle Park is located at latitude 40.6645 and longitude -74.2643 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Roselle Park encompass a land area of 1.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Union County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 75 feet.

The Borough of Roselle Park (GNIS ID: 885380) 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.

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Roselle Park, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 13,704
Population in Households 13,702
Population in Familes 11,546
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 11,125
Diversity Index3 74


Median Household Income $67,850
Average Household Income $87,785
Per Capita Income $32,483


Total Housing Units 5,314 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,919 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,151 (40.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 244 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $312,019
Average Home Value $327,193


Total Households 5,070
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 3,444
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.37% 0.37%
Households 0.16% 0.25%
Families 0.13% 0.23%
Median Household Income   2.79%
Per Capita Income   3.05%

Roselle Park, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Roselle Park to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 89 84th
Population Density # 29 95th
Diversity Index # 70 88th
Median Household Income # 370 32nd
Per Capita Income # 395 28th

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