Raritan Somerset County, New Jersey

Raritan: Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey

Raritan locator map
Location of Raritan on New Jersey map.

About

Raritan is a city located in the county of Somerset in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 6,881 and a population density of 1,306 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 7,748 inhabitants.

The city was created 153 years ago in 1868.

Nevius Street Raritan Bridge image
Nevius Street Raritan Bridge
Nevius Street Raritan Bridge image

Geography

Raritan is located at 40°34'10"N 74°37'59"W (40.5695500, -74.6329400). It has 2 neighbors: Hillsborough and Somerville.

Raritan map

Raritan Quick Facts

Population : 7,748 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Somerset County
Postal code : 08869
Area : 5.27 km2
Altitude : 410 feet / 125 meters
Establishment : April 04, 1868 (153 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 02:10:54 (16th October 2021)
Density : 1,471 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 11.19% (2010-2020)

Raritan has 2 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Raritan increased by 11.19% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,881 - census
2011 6,907 0.38% estimation process
2012 6,906 -0.01% estimation process
2013 7,217 4.31% estimation process
2014 7,432 2.89% estimation process
2015 7,917 6.13% estimation process
2016 7,898 -0.24% estimation process
2017 7,878 -0.25% estimation process
2018 7,849 -0.37% estimation process
2019 7,765 -1.08% estimation process
2020 7,748 -0.22% estimation process

Raritan zip code is 08869. County name: Somerset, County fips: 34035

Raritan, Rariton, la li tan, Раритан, 拉里坦

People born in Raritan (4)

People born in Raritan, including basketball player and coach, college athletics administrator Ben Carnevale, politician Joseph Sherman Frelinghuysen, Sr., basketball player Mike Grosso, you can see a list of people who born in Raritan.

  • Tony Bongiovi (American record producer) he was born in 07/09/1947

Schools in Raritan

College & universities near Raritan, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
186645 Raritan Valley Community College Branchburg (NJ) 08876

Stations (25)

Amtrak & bus stations near Raritan, NJ

Code Name Address Type
NBK New Brunswick station French and Albany Streets RAIL
MET Metropark station 100 Middlesex-Essex Turnpike RAIL
PJC Princeton Junction station 2 Wallace Road RAIL
TRE Trenton Transit Center 72 South Clinton Avenue RAIL
EWR Newark Liberty International Airport Newark Liberty International Airport RAIL

Post offices near Raritan

Post Office Name City ZIP
Raritan Post Office Raritan (NJ) 08869

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Somerset County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Somerset County , NJ.

City Name Population Title
Somerset 965,424 Community in Franklin Township, New Jersey
Hillsborough 40,105 Township in Somerset county, New Jersey
Voorhees 29,107 Township in Camden County, New Jersey
Montgomery 23,094 Township in Somerset County, New Jersey
North Plainfield 21,246 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey
Somerville 12,157 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey
Bound Brook 10,159 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey
Manville 10,046 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey
Bedminster 7,949 Township of New Jersey
Bernardsville 7,556 Borough in New Jersey, United States
Watchung 6,007 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey, United States
South Bound Brook 4,518 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey
Peapack 2,086 Human settlement in Somerset County, New Jersey, United States of America
Far Hills 901 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey
Rocky Hill 666 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey

Distance to Other Cities

Raritan distances to largest New Jersey cities