Carteret, NJ
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Carteret, New Jersey Info Snack

Population
23,501
Unemployment
6.2%
Poverty
12.4%
Median Home
$281,000
Median Income
$76,276
Median Rent
$1,521

Carteret SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
10
Safety
8
Amenities
9.5
Education
6
Commute
5

Carteret, NJ Crime Report

302
Total Crimes
1,288.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-45.09%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Carteret
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 302 1,288.2 1,353.6 2,346.0
Violent Crime 39 166.4 195.4 387.8
Murder 1 4.3 3.7 6.5
Robbery 10 42.7 49.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 25 106.6 127.9 279.7
Property Crime 263 1,121.8 1,158.2 1,958.2
Burglary 20 85.3 146.2 314.2
Larceny 208 887.2 896.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 35 149.3 115.7 246.0

Carteret, NJ Cost Of Living

120
Carteret's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Carteret New Jersey National Average
Overall 120 121 100
Services 112 107 100
Groceries 107 107 100
Health 98 100 100
Housing 139 160 100
Transportation 109 106 100
Utilities 105 98 100

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Rankings for Carteret in New Jersey

Map Of Carteret, NJ

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Population over time in Carteret

Year Population % Change
2020 23,501 -0.8%
2019 23,682 -1.5%
2018 24,040 0.3%
2017 23,966 0.0%
2016 23,965 0.8%
2015 23,770 1.2%
2014 23,487 1.5%
2013 23,135 2.3%
2012 22,623 0.8%
2011 22,445 -

Race / Ethnicity in Carteret

White
26.1% (6,124)
African American
9.9% (2,328)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
24.9% (5,851)
Hawaiian
0.2% (48)
Other
0.3% (76)
Two Or More
1.3% (315)
Hispanic
37.3% (8,759)
Race Carteret NJ USA
White 26.1% 54.7% 60.1%
African American 9.9% 12.6% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 24.9% 9.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.5% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.3% 2.1% 2.8%
Hispanic 37.3% 20.4% 18.2%

Gender in Carteret

Female
51.0% (11,977)
Male
49.0% (11,524)
Gender Carteret NJ USA
Female 51.0% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 49.0% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Carteret for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
11.0% (2,585)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (1,645)
High School / GED
32.0% (7,520)
Some College
16.0% (3,760)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (1,410)
Bachelor's Degree
23.0% (5,405)
Master's Degree
4.0% (940)
Professional Degree
1.0% (235)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Carteret NJ USA
< 9th Grade 11.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 32.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 16.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 23.0% 25.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Carteret, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
6.4% (151,487)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.3% (78,083)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.7% (157,921)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.2% (191,552)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.5% (246,239)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.3% (335,143)
$75,000 to $99,999
21.2% (497,451)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.1% (402,113)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.3% (123,412)
$200,000 or more
7.1% (166,694)
Income Carteret NJ USA
Less than $10,000 6.4% 4.7% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.3% 3.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.7% 6.7% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.2% 6.6% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.5% 9.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.3% 14.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 21.2% 12.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.1% 17.8% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.3% 10.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 7.1% 14.8% 8.3%

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