U.S. Beacon January 6, 2014

Edison, NJ

Middlesex County, New Jersey

Latitude: 40.538204     Longitude: -74.378585
Population 97,687 (2000)
Elevation of Edison, New Jersey: 100 feet
EDISON is located in MIDDLESEX county, New Jersey at latitude 40.538204 and longitude -74.378585 with an elevation of 100 feet. The population of EDISON is 97,687 as of the year 2000. The most common zip code of EDISON is 08817.

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Population 2000: 97,687 (2000 Census)
Population 1990: 88,680 (1990 Census)

Population Growth 1990 to 2000: 10.16%

Population (2005 Estimate): 99,612
Male: 48,094 (48.28%)
Female: 51,518 (51.72%)

Median age: 38.00 years

Races, 2005 Data (% change from 2000):
White: 45.99% (-9.76%)
Asian: 35.98% (+6.71%)
Hispanic or Latino: 9.35% (+2.98%)
Black or African American: 7.40% (+0.51%)
Other race: 4.37% (+2.35%)
Two or more races: 1.66% (-0.49%)
American Indian: 0.07% (-0.07%)

Housing Units: 36,018 (2000 Census)
Land Area: 30.1220 square miles
Water Area: 0.5676 square miles

Most populous zip code: 08817



All zip codes:
08817, 08818, 08820, 08837, 08899
(zip codes with population are shown in bold)

Cities & Towns nearby Edison

Metuchen, NJ 0.9mi ENE
Fords, NJ 3.4mi E
South Plainfield, NJ 3.5mi NNW
Highland Park, NJ 3.6mi SW
Iselin, NJ 4.1mi NE
Society Hill, NJ 4.1mi W
Keasbey, NJ 4.2mi ESE
Piscataway, NJ 4.5mi WNW
Colonia, NJ 5mi NE
New Brunswick, NJ 5mi SW


Population data by age, 2005 data
Under 5 years: 7,857 (7.89%)
5 to 9 years: 5,027 (5.05%)
10 to 14 years: 6,192 (6.22%)
15 to 19 years: 5,851 (5.87%)
20 to 24 years: 5,587 (5.61%)
25 to 34 years: 13,944 (14.00%)
35 to 44 years: 16,510 (16.57%)
45 to 54 years: 15,890 (15.95%)
55 to 59 years: 6,708 (6.73%)
60 to 64 years: 4,616 (4.63%)
65 to 74 years: 6,275 (6.30%)
75 to 84 years: 3,801 (3.82%)
85 years and over: 1,354 (1.36%)

Median age: 38.00 years

Population data by age, legal ages, 2005 data
18 years and over: 76,495 (76.79%)
21 years and over: 73,431 (73.72%)
62 years and over: 14,045 (14.10%)
65 years and over: 11,430 (11.47%)

18 years and older by gender, 2005 data
18 years and over: 76,495 (76.79%)
Male: 37,724 (49.32% of this group)
Female: 38,771 (50.68% of this group)

65 years and older by gender, 2005 data
65 years and over: 11,430 (11.47%)
Male: 5,274 (46.14% of this group)
Female: 6,156 (53.86% of this group)

Races, 2005 data
One Race: 97,963 (98.34%)
Two or more Races: 1,649 (1.66%)
White: 45,815 (45.99%)
Hispanic or Latino (of any race): 9,311 (9.35%)
Black or African American: 7,376 (7.40%)
Asian: 35,838 (35.98%)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0 (0.00%)
American Indian and Alaska Native: 74 (0.07%)
Some other race: 4,351 (4.37%)

Hispanic or Latino Races, 2005 data
Hispanic or Latino (of any race): 9,311 (9.35%)
Mexican: 325 (0.33%)
Puerto Rican: 2,546 (2.56%)
Cuban: 444 (0.45%)
Other Hispanic or Latino: 5,996 (6.02%)
Not Hispanic or Latino: 90,301 (90.65%)

Two or More Races, 2005 data
Two or more Races: 1,649 (1.66%)
Two races including Some other race: 0 (0.00%)
Two races excluding Some other race, and Three or more races: 1,199 (1.20%)

Housedold Data, 2005 data
Household population: 99,612 (100.00%)
Householder: 38,371 (38.52%)
Spouse: 22,613 (22.70%)
Child: 31,117 (31.24%)
Other relatives: 4,864 (4.88%)
Nonrelatives: 2,647 (2.66%)
Unmarried partner: 1,141 (1.15%)
Total households: 35,065
Family households (families): 25,120 (71.64%)
With own children under 18 years: 13,435 (38.31%)
Married-couple families: 21,107 (60.19%)
With own children under 18 years: 11,502 (32.80%)
Male householder, no wife present: 984 (2.81%)
With own children under 18 years: 398 (1.14%)
Female householder, no husband present: 3,029 (8.64%)
With own children under 18 years: 1,535 (4.38%)
Nonfamily households: 9,945 (28.36%)
Householder living alone: 8,841 (25.21%)
65 years and over: 2,911 (8.30%)
Households with one or more people under 18 years: 14,039 (40.04%)
Households with one or more people 65 years and over: 7,916 (22.58%)
Average household size : 2.84
Average family size: 3.44

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