Watchung SnackAbility

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/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
7
Amenities
7
Education
10
Commute
3

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Watchung, New Jersey Info Snack

Watchung is a borough in Somerset County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 5,801, reflecting an increase of 188 (+3.3%) from the 5,613 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 503 (+9.8%) from the 5,110 counted in the 1990 Census.
Population
6,034
Unemployment
3.3%
Poverty
3.8%
Median Home
$719,400
Median Income
$153,341
Median Rent
$1,534

Rankings for Watchung in New Jersey

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Map Of Watchung, NJ

Population over time in Watchung

Year Population % Change
2017 6,034 1.2%
2016 5,961 0.3%
2015 5,944 0.7%
2014 5,900 0.8%
2013 5,855 0.5%
2012 5,828 0.9%
2011 5,776 0.6%
2010 5,742 1.0%
2009 5,686 -
Crime/100k Watchung NJ USA
Violent Crime 16.8 208.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 3.2 5.0
Robbery 16.8 71.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 0.0 117.4 246.8
Property Crime 6651.0 1404.9 2199.5
Burglary 286.2 215.9 376.0
Larceny 6297.4 1065.1 1594.6
Car Theft 67.4 123.9 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Watchung

White
70.4% (4,246)
African American
0.8% (46)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
14.3% (862)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (14)
Two Or More
0.3% (18)
Hispanic
14.1% (848)
Race Watchung NJ USA
White 70.4% 55.8% 61.1%
African American 0.8% 12.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 14.3% 9.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.4% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.3% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 14.1% 19.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Watchung, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
1.1% (6,354)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.1% (24,466)
$15,000 to $24,999
1.5% (8,896)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.2% (31,139)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.6% (75,941)
$50,000 to $74,999
4.6% (27,643)
$75,000 to $99,999
5.9% (35,587)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.2% (85,473)
$150,000 to $199,999
17.2% (103,585)
$200,000 or more
33.9% (204,310)
Income Watchung NJ USA
Less than $10,000 1.1% 514.5% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.1% 332.3% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 1.5% 744.5% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.2% 712.4% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.6% 975.0% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 4.6% 1493.1% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 5.9% 1212.6% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.2% 1753.2% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 17.2% 965.5% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 33.9% 1296.9% 697.9%

Gender in Watchung

Female
54.7% (3,298)
Male
45.3% (2,735)
Gender Watchung NJ USA
Female 54.7% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 45.3% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Watchung for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
-0.0% (0)
9-12th Grade
1.0% (60)
High School / GED
23.0% (1,387)
Some College
14.0% (844)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (362)
Bachelor's Degree
24.0% (1,448)
Master's Degree
17.0% (1,025)
Professional Degree
10.0% (603)
Doctorate Degree
5.0% (301)
Education Watchung NJ USA
< 9th Grade -0.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 1.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 23.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 14.0% 17.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 24.0% 24.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 17.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 10.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 5.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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