Nationwide Claims to Fame

Watchung is 24th out of 4,418 other cities in Retail sales per capita

Statewide Claims to Fame

Watchung is 3rd in New Jersey out of 185 other cities in Retail sales per capita

Watchung is 15th in New Jersey out of 185 other cities in Retail sales

Watchung is 16th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Watchung is 17th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Income per capita

Watchung is 19th in New Jersey out of 255 other cities in Home median value

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Watchung Rank New Jersey US
Current population (2012) 5,836 178th 8,864,590 313,914,040
Size in square miles 6.0 46th 7,354.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 962.7 244th 1,195.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Watchung Rank New Jersey US
Residents younger than 5 4.5% 238th 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.2% 118th 22.9% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 21.1% 16th 14.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Watchung Rank New Jersey US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 93.2% 80th 87.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 56.4% 49th 35.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Watchung Rank New Jersey US
Race - White 80.5% 125th 73.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 3.4% 145th 14.7% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1% 198th 0.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 12.7% 53rd 9.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 180th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.4% 127th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 5.3% 207th 18.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 76.3% 112th 58.2% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Watchung Rank New Jersey US
Female residents 52.1% 71st 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 24.2% 84th 20.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Watchung Rank New Jersey US
Housing units 2,234 238th 3,562,553 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 16.9% 179th 35.9% 25.9%
Households 2,116 235th 3,180,854 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 86.4% 57th 66.6% 66.1%
Home median value $674,400 19th $349,100 $186,200
People per household 2.7 140th 2.7 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Watchung Rank New Jersey US
Income per capita $64,435 17th $35,678 $27,915
Income per household $107,500 50th $71,180 $52,762
Income below poverty line 2.8% 212th 9.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Watchung Rank New Jersey US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 822 138th 781,622 27,092,908
Retail sales $606,526 15th $124,813,580 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $94,035 3rd $14,453 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $14,881 102nd $19,993,613 $613,795,732

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