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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNew Jersey

Demographic Statistics

Rahway, New Jersey

Number

Percent

Total population26,500100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male12,63947.7
Female13,86152.3
Under 5 years1,6606.3
5 to 9 years1,8757.1
10 to 14 years1,7906.8
15 to 19 years1,5695.9
20 to 24 years1,5135.7
25 to 34 years3,89114.7
35 to 44 years4,58417.3
45 to 54 years3,58813.5
55 to 59 years1,1864.5
60 to 64 years1,0083.8
65 to 74 years1,8997.2
75 to 84 years1,5075.7
85 years and over4301.6
Median age (years)37.1(X)
18 years and over20,17076.1
Male
9,35735.3
Female
10,81340.8
21 years and over19,30072.8
62 years and over4,40116.6
65 years and over3,83614.5
Male
1,4935.6
Female
2,3438.8
RACE
One race25,61896.7
White
15,95060.2
Black or African American
7,17327.1
American Indian and Alaska Native
420.2
Asian
9503.6
Asian Indian
2500.9
Chinese
1540.6
Filipino
4181.6
Japanese
180.1
Korean
440.2
Vietnamese
160.1

Other Asian 1

500.2
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
140.1
Native Hawaiian
20.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
20.0
Samoan
20.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

80.0
Some other race
1,4895.6
Two or more races8823.3

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

White16,50862.3
Black or African American7,59328.7
American Indian and Alaska Native2000.8
Asian1,0644.0
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander370.1
Some other race2,0247.6
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population26,500100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)3,67513.9
Mexican
4241.6
Puerto Rican
8873.3
Cuban
2160.8
Other Hispanic or Latino
2,1488.1
Not Hispanic or Latino22,82586.1
White alone
14,09953.2
RELATIONSHIP
Total population26,500100.0
In households26,34099.4
Householder
10,02837.8
Spouse
4,68217.7
Child
8,09730.6
Own child under 18 years
5,38720.3
Other relatives
2,2618.5
Under 18 years
8143.1
Nonrelatives
1,2724.8
Unmarried partner
5432.0
In group quarters1600.6
Institutionalized population
1180.4
Noninstitutionalized population
420.2
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households10,028100.0
Family households (families)6,72767.1
With own children under 18 years
3,00730.0
Married-couple family
4,68246.7
With own children under 18 years
2,08320.8
Female householder, no husband present
1,56315.6
With own children under 18 years
7417.4
Nonfamily households3,30132.9
Householder living alone
2,80628.0
Householder 65 years and over
1,17311.7
Households with individuals under 18 years3,44834.4
Households with individuals 65 years and over2,88328.7
Average household size2.63(X)
Average family size3.24(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units10,381100.0
Occupied housing units10,02896.6
Vacant housing units3533.4
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
100.1
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)1.2(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)3.3(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units10,028100.0
Owner-occupied housing units6,28862.7
Renter-occupied housing units3,74037.3
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.84(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.26(X)
(X) Not applicable
1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3 In combination with one or more other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P,17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.

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