Roselle Union County, New Jersey

Roselle: Borough in New Jersey, USA

About

Roselle is a city located in the county of Union in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 21,085 and a population density of 3,056 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 21,689 inhabitants.

The city was created 127 years ago in 1894.

Roselle Quick Facts

Population : 21,689 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Union County
Postal code : 07203
Phone Area Codes : 908
Area : 6.9 km2
Altitude : 56 feet / 17 meters
Establishment : December 12, 1894 (127 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 04:44:09 (25th September 2022)
Density : 3,144 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.78% (2010-2020)
Roselle locator map
Location of Roselle on New Jersey map.
156 Summit Rd Roselle NJ image
156 Summit Rd Roselle NJ
156 Summit Rd Roselle NJ image

Geography

Roselle is located at 40°39'8"N 74°15'32"W (40.6522300, -74.2588200). It has 4 neighbors: Cranford, Elizabeth, Linden and Roselle Park.

Roselle map

Roselle has 4 neighbours.

  • Cranford township of New Jersey
  • Elizabeth city in and county seat of Union County, New Jersey, United States
  • Linden city in Union County, New Jersey, USA
  • Roselle Park borough in Union County, New Jersey

Demographics

The population of Roselle increased by 2.78% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 21,085 - census
2011 21,178 0.44% estimation process
2012 21,245 0.32% estimation process
2013 21,351 0.5% estimation process
2014 21,389 0.18% estimation process
2015 21,421 0.15% estimation process
2016 21,496 0.35% estimation process
2017 21,603 0.5% estimation process
2018 21,846 1.11% estimation process
2019 21,811 -0.16% estimation process
2020 21,689 -0.56% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 12,054
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 11,830
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 1.9%
April 1, 2020 Population : 12,590
April 1, 2010 Population : 11,835
People under 5 years old, percentage : 8.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 27.8%
People over 65 (%) : 14.9%
Female persons, % : 52.6%
White only, percent : 88.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 2.7%
Asians alone % : 0.9%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 1.9%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.1%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 14.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 76.4%
2015-2019 Veterans : 555
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 6.3%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 54.8%

Roselle zip code is 07203. County name: Union, County fips: 34039

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 54.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $93,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $967
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $396
2015-2019 median gross rent : $706
2015-2019 Households : 4,372
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.63
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 78.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 81.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 72.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 82.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 17.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.3%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 25,542
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 353,930
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 260,127
2012 total retail sales per capita : $21,461
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $38,214
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $20,541
Percentage of people living in poverty : 23.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 990
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 462
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 245
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 92
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 791
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 113
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 717
2010 population per square mile : 752.4
2010 land area in square miles : 15.73

People born in Roselle (10)

People born in Roselle, including Delegate to the United States House of Representatives from Alaska Territory Charles August Sulzer, Professional football player Barron Miles, actor Chris McGarry, .

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Schools in Roselle

College & universities near Roselle, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
184506 Empire Beauty School-Union Union (NJ) 07083

Stations (20)

Amtrak & bus stations near Roselle, NJ

Code Name Address Type
EWR Newark Liberty International Airport Newark Liberty International Airport RAIL
MET Metropark station 100 Middlesex-Essex Turnpike RAIL
NWK Pennsylvania Station 1 Raymond Plaza West RAIL
NBK New Brunswick station French and Albany Streets RAIL
NYP Pennsylvania Station 8th Ave 31st Street / 8th Ave 33rd Street RAIL

Post offices near Roselle

Post Office Name City ZIP
Rosell Post Office Roselle (NJ) 07203

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Roselle , Illinois village in Ilinois, United States of America with a population of 22,550 people.

Other cities in Union County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Union County , NJ. (more)

City Name Population Title
Elizabeth 128,382 City in and county seat of Union County, New Jersey, United States
Elizabethport 124,969 City in and county seat of Union County, New Jersey, United States
Union 67,137 Economic and political union of 27 states mostly located in Europe
Plainfield 50,011 City in Union County, New Jersey, United States of America
Linden 42,076 City in Union County, New Jersey, USA
Rahway 29,832 City in Union County, New Jersey
Westfield 29,238 Town in Union County, New Jersey
Scotch Plains 24,138 Township in Union County, New Jersey, United States
Cranford 24,028 Township of New Jersey
Hillside 21,841 Township of New Jersey
Summit 21,812 City in Union County, New Jersey, United States
Clark 15,837 Township in southern Union County, New Jersey, United States
New Providence 13,994 Town in New Jersey, United States
Roselle Park 13,510 Borough in Union County, New Jersey
Berkeley Heights 13,313 Township in Union County, New Jersey
Kenilworth 8,153 Town in New Jersey

Distance to Other Cities

Roselle distances to largest New Jersey cities