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Roselle is 3rd in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Race - Black or African American

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Roselle Rank New Jersey US
Current population (2012) 21,299 41st 8,864,590 313,914,040
Size in square miles 2.6 152nd 7,354.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 7,953.6 35th 1,195.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Roselle Rank New Jersey US
Residents younger than 5 6.6% 71st 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.5% 108th 22.9% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 12.0% 170th 14.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Roselle Rank New Jersey US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 86.6% 180th 87.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 20.7% 205th 35.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Roselle Rank New Jersey US
Race - White 29.6% 247th 73.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 55.1% 3rd 14.7% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 87th 0.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.2% 196th 9.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 147th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.1% 76th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 26.8% 46th 18.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 16.1% 244th 58.2% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Roselle Rank New Jersey US
Female residents 52.5% 43rd 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 31.5% 48th 20.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Roselle Rank New Jersey US
Housing units 7,939 51st 3,562,553 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 43.4% 66th 35.9% 25.9%
Households 7,609 43rd 3,180,854 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 61.3% 176th 66.6% 66.1%
Home median value $277,800 196th $349,100 $186,200
People per household 2.8 103rd 2.7 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Roselle Rank New Jersey US
Income per capita $26,611 201st $35,678 $27,915
Income per household $55,488 210th $71,180 $52,762
Income below poverty line 9.5% 70th 9.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Roselle Rank New Jersey US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,510 60th 781,622 27,092,908
Retail sales $87,678 121st $124,813,580 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $4,268 158th $14,453 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $19,124 82nd $19,993,613 $613,795,732

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