|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Carteret is 25,152. Carteret, New Jersey is the 1,553rd largest city in the US.
Carteret is located entirely in Middlesex County.
The peak population of Carteret was in 2020, when its population was 25,291. In 2020, Carteret was the 1,530th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,553rd largest city in the US. Carteret is currently 0.5% smaller than it was in 2020.
Carteret has grown 20.6% since the 2000. Carteret, New Jersey is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 67% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Carteret has a population density of 5,170.7 people per square mile.
|1547||Norton Shores, Michigan||25,185||11.5%|
|1550||Dickinson, North Dakota||25,167||57.6%|
|1551||Newport, Rhode Island||25,156||-5.0%|
|1553||Carteret, New Jersey||25,152||20.6%|
|1558||Loma Linda, California||25,072||30.0%|
The total voting age population of Carteret, New Jersey, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 15,610. The voting age population is 46.1% male and 53.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.0% of the residents of Carteret are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Carteret are 54.4% White, 20.7% Asian, 13.3% Black, 8.1% Other, 2.8% Two or more races, 0.4% American Indian and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 39.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Carteret, 13.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 18.4%. On a per-household basis, 11.8% of families are below the poverty line in Carteret.
Among those aged 16 and older, 64.8% of Carteret residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.6% of Carteret residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 24.3% have a bachelor's degree and 6.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Carteret residents aged 5 and older, 56.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 31.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 20.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Carteret is 5.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Carteret, 11.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Carteret is $73,347.
In Carteret, 57.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 42.3% of housing units in Carteret.
Of all the housing units in Carteret, 13.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Carteret, 18.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,600 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Carteret is $1,492.
In Carteret, 71.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.