Rahway, NJ
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Rahway, New Jersey Info Snack

Population
29,691
Unemployment
6.5%
Poverty
7.4%
Median Home
$276,500
Median Income
$77,393
Median Rent
$1,271

Rahway SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
10
Safety
8
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
4

Rahway, NJ Crime Report

244
Total Crimes
809.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-65.51%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Rahway
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 244 809.1 1,353.6 2,346.0
Violent Crime 43 142.6 195.4 387.8
Murder 1 3.3 3.7 6.5
Robbery 14 46.4 49.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 26 86.2 127.9 279.7
Property Crime 201 666.5 1,158.2 1,958.2
Burglary 27 89.5 146.2 314.2
Larceny 134 444.3 896.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 40 132.6 115.7 246.0

Rahway, NJ Cost Of Living

120
Rahway's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Rahway New Jersey National Average
Overall 120 121 100
Services 115 107 100
Groceries 108 107 100
Health 99 100 100
Housing 144 160 100
Transportation 107 106 100
Utilities 102 98 100

Rahway, NJ Photos

Rankings for Rahway in New Jersey

Map Of Rahway, NJ

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Population over time in Rahway

Year Population % Change
2020 29,691 1.1%
2019 29,370 -0.2%
2018 29,443 1.9%
2017 28,884 0.8%
2016 28,644 2.3%
2015 27,994 1.1%
2014 27,701 1.2%
2013 27,369 0.9%
2012 27,127 0.6%
2011 26,968 -

Race / Ethnicity in Rahway

White
32.7% (9,703)
African American
28.6% (8,483)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
6.1% (1,822)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
1.3% (388)
Two Or More
2.0% (598)
Hispanic
29.3% (8,697)
Race Rahway NJ USA
White 32.7% 54.7% 60.1%
African American 28.6% 12.6% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 6.1% 9.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 1.3% 0.5% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.0% 2.1% 2.8%
Hispanic 29.3% 20.4% 18.2%

Gender in Rahway

Female
49.4% (14,673)
Male
50.6% (15,018)
Gender Rahway NJ USA
Female 49.4% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 50.6% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Rahway for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (1,781)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (1,484)
High School / GED
35.0% (10,391)
Some College
18.0% (5,344)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (1,781)
Bachelor's Degree
19.0% (5,641)
Master's Degree
8.0% (2,375)
Professional Degree
2.0% (593)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (296)
Education Rahway NJ USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 35.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 19.0% 25.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Rahway, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
4.1% (120,848)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.0% (88,912)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.8% (262,648)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.3% (128,258)
$35,000 to $49,999
8.2% (242,208)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.6% (552,889)
$75,000 to $99,999
16.2% (480,584)
$100,000 to $149,999
20.5% (609,354)
$150,000 to $199,999
8.2% (242,975)
$200,000 or more
8.1% (240,420)
Income Rahway NJ USA
Less than $10,000 4.1% 4.7% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.0% 3.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.8% 6.7% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.3% 6.6% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 8.2% 9.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.6% 14.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 16.2% 12.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 20.5% 17.8% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 8.2% 10.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 8.1% 14.8% 8.3%

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