Rahway SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
10
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
4

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Rahway, New Jersey Info Snack

Rahway /rwe/ is a city in southern Union County, New Jersey, United States. It is part of the New York metropolitan area, 21.6 miles (34.8 km) southwest of Manhattan and 5 miles (8.0 km) west of Staten Island. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city's population was 27,346, reflecting an increase of 846 (+3.2%) from the 26,500 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 1,175 (+4.6%) from the 25,325 counted in the 1990 Census.
Population
29,443
Unemployment
7.4%
Poverty
7.9%
Median Home
$263,200
Median Income
$69,813
Median Rent
$1,402

Rankings for Rahway in New Jersey

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Map Of Rahway, NJ

Population over time in Rahway

Year Population % Change
2017 29,443 1.9%
2016 28,884 0.8%
2015 28,644 2.3%
2014 27,994 1.1%
2013 27,701 1.2%
2012 27,369 0.9%
2011 27,127 0.6%
2010 26,968 -

Crime in Rahway Per 100k

Crime Rahway NJ USA
Violent Crime 127.0 228.8 382.9
Murder 0.0 3.6 5.3
Robbery 50.1 87.7 98.0
Aggravated Assault 66.8 120.8 248.9
Property Crime 985.6 1555.5 2362.0
Burglary 170.4 265.3 430.4
Larceny 698.3 1155.1 1694.0
Car Theft 116.9 135.1 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Rahway

White
33.4% (9,838)
African American
27.4% (8,079)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
3.6% (1,060)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.7% (216)
Two Or More
2.3% (675)
Hispanic
32.5% (9,575)
Race Rahway NJ USA
White 33.4% 56.1% 61.5%
African American 27.4% 12.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 3.6% 9.4% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.7% 0.4% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.3% 1.7% 2.3%
Hispanic 32.5% 19.7% 17.6%

Household Income For Rahway, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
5.1% (150,159)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.9% (85,384)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.8% (288,541)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.1% (267,931)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.8% (347,427)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.4% (482,865)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.7% (462,255)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.3% (479,920)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.2% (182,546)
$200,000 or more
6.8% (200,212)
Income Rahway NJ USA
Less than $10,000 5.1% 5.3% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.9% 3.5% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.8% 7.7% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.1% 7.3% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.8% 10.1% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.4% 15.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.7% 12.2% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.3% 17.4% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.2% 9.3% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 6.8% 11.9% 6.3%

Gender in Rahway

Female
50.9% (14,991)
Male
49.1% (14,451)
Gender Rahway NJ USA
Female 50.9% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 49.1% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Rahway for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.5% (1,318)
9-12th Grade
6.1% (1,789)
High School / GED
34.7% (10,225)
Some College
19.9% (5,855)
Associate's Degree
6.7% (1,981)
Bachelor's Degree
18.8% (5,535)
Master's Degree
6.9% (2,033)
Professional Degree
1.7% (507)
Doctorate Degree
0.7% (196)
Education Rahway NJ USA
< 9th Grade 4.5% 5.1% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 6.1% 5.7% 7.2%
High School / GED 34.7% 27.9% 27.3%
Some College 19.9% 16.6% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 6.7% 6.5% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 18.8% 23.4% 19.1%
Master's Degree 6.9% 10.7% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.7% 2.5% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.7% 1.5% 1.4%

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