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Piscataway is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 58,982 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Piscataway is the 18th largest community in New Jersey.
Housing costs in Piscataway are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New Jersey.
Piscataway is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.54% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Piscataway is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Piscataway who work in office and administrative support (12.98%), management occupations (10.34%) and sales jobs (9.67%).
Also of interest is that Piscataway has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Piscataway, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Piscataway provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
Not only is Piscataway a town with many college students, but it also retains many recent graduates who are looking to start new careers, creating a decent-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
One downside of living in Piscataway is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Piscataway, the average commute to work is 31.15 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Piscataway use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Piscataway‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the train. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
If knowledge is power, Piscataway is a pretty powerful place. 52.07% of the adults in Piscataway have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Piscataway in 2010 was $31,941, which is lower middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $127,764 for a family of four. However, Piscataway contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Piscataway is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Piscataway home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Piscataway residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Piscataway also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.43% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Piscataway include Italian, Irish, German, Polish and English.
Piscataway also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 32.97%.
The languages spoken by people in Piscataway are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Piscataway is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Gujarathi, Other Asian languages and Tagalog.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||1,697|
|PISCATAWAY HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||58.53%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||41.47%|
|TYPE OF PISCATAWAY HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||56.59%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||11.24%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||8.88%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||23.19%|
|SIZE OF PISCATAWAY HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||5.23%|
|AGE OF PISCATAWAY HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||8.41%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||47.02%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||37.04%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||7.54%|
|PISCATAWAY REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$356,637|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,679|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||1.64%|
|$53,001 - $107,000||0.89%|
|$107,001 - $213,000||5.15%|
|$213,001 - $320,000||33.62%|
|$320,001 - $427,000||32.41%|
|$427,001 - $533,000||16.79%|
|$533,001 - $800,000||7.40%|
|$800,001 - $1,067,000||1.29%|
|PEOPLE OF PISCATAWAY||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.00%|
|5 TO 17||13.43%|
|18 TO 24||19.90%|
|25 TO 34||14.52%|
|35 TO 54||25.05%|
|55 TO 64||10.72%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||10.39%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||93.59%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$89,607|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$31,941|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||5.93%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (13.11%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (12.41%)
Information Technology (4.11%)
Public Service (3.74%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||20.18%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.20%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.10%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.79%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.95%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||10.43%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Italian (8.41%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (60.38%)
Other Asian languages (4.86%)
Indic languages (2.70%)
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