Living in Carteret, NJ

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Carteret SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
10
Safety
8
Amenities
9.5
Education
7
Commute
4

Carteret, NJ Crime Report

340
Total Crimes
1,421.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-44.66%
Below National Average

Carteret, NJ Cost Of Living

120
Carteret's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average

Carteret, New Jersey Info Snack

Population
23,682
Unemployment
6.0%
Poverty
14.5%
Median Home
$271,900
Median Income
$74,676
Median Rent
$1,510

Carteret, NJ Photos

Rankings for Carteret in New Jersey

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Map Of Carteret, NJ

Population over time in Carteret

Year Population % Change
2017 23,682 -1.5%
2016 24,040 0.3%
2015 23,966 0.0%
2014 23,965 0.8%
2013 23,770 1.2%
2012 23,487 1.5%
2011 23,135 2.3%
2010 22,623 0.8%
2009 22,445 -
Crime/100k Carteret NJ USA
Violent Crime 188.1 208.1 368.9
Murder 4.2 3.2 5.0
Robbery 62.7 71.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 104.5 117.4 246.8
Property Crime 1233.2 1404.9 2199.5
Burglary 146.3 215.9 376.0
Larceny 986.6 1065.1 1594.6
Car Theft 100.3 123.9 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Carteret

White
27.5% (6,520)
African American
15.1% (3,565)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
20.5% (4,851)
Hawaiian
0.2% (48)
Other
0.4% (98)
Two Or More
0.9% (212)
Hispanic
35.4% (8,388)
Race Carteret NJ USA
White 27.5% 55.8% 61.1%
African American 15.1% 12.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 20.5% 9.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.4% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.9% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 35.4% 19.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Carteret, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
5.9% (140,006)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.3% (100,685)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.5% (176,944)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.0% (236,224)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.5% (224,904)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.0% (308,610)
$75,000 to $99,999
19.2% (455,468)
$100,000 to $149,999
18.5% (438,489)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.3% (125,410)
$200,000 or more
6.8% (161,454)
Income Carteret NJ USA
Less than $10,000 5.9% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.3% 3.3% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.5% 7.4% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.0% 7.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.5% 9.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.0% 14.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 19.2% 12.1% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 18.5% 17.5% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.3% 9.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 6.8% 13.0% 7.0%

Gender in Carteret

Female
52.8% (12,504)
Male
47.2% (11,178)
Gender Carteret NJ USA
Female 52.8% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 47.2% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Carteret for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.0% (1,657)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (1,657)
High School / GED
35.0% (8,288)
Some College
20.0% (4,736)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (1,657)
Bachelor's Degree
18.0% (4,262)
Master's Degree
5.0% (1,184)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (236)
Education Carteret NJ USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 35.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 17.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 18.0% 24.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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