|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Rahway is 29,911. Rahway, New Jersey is the 1,313th largest city in the US.
Rahway is located entirely in Union County.
The current population of Rahway (29,911) is it's peak population.
Rahway has grown 12.7% since the 2000. Rahway, New Jersey's growth is about average. 46% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Rahway has a population density of 7,017.2 people per square mile.
|1307||San Carlos, California||30,034||8.2%|
|1308||North Chicago, Illinois||30,029||-16.5%|
|1313||Rahway, New Jersey||29,911||12.7%|
The total voting age population of Rahway, New Jersey, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 21,288. The voting age population is 49.3% male and 50.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.5% of the residents of Rahway are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Rahway are 51.5% White, 28.7% Black, 11.4% Other, 4.6% Asian, 3.8% Two or more races and 0.1% American Indian. Additionally, 31.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Rahway, 6.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 9.1%. On a per-household basis, 4.5% of families are below the poverty line in Rahway.
Among those aged 16 and older, 69.8% of Rahway residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.3% of Rahway residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 30.3% have a bachelor's degree and 10.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Rahway residents aged 5 and older, 38.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 24.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 10.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.8% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Rahway is 4.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Rahway, 14.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Rahway is $78,946.
In Rahway, 59.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 40.3% of housing units in Rahway.
Of all the housing units in Rahway, 21.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Rahway, 18.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Rahway is $1,310.
In Rahway, 85.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.