U.S. Beacon December 5, 2021

Raritan, NJ

Somerset County, New Jersey

Latitude: 40.571302     Longitude: -74.637405
Population 6,391 (2005)
Elevation of Raritan, New Jersey: 76 feet



General Housing Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3461980, place: Raritan borough, New Jersey)

Total housing units: 2,644

UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached: 1,423 (53.82%)
1-unit, attached: 205 (7.75%)
2 units: 652 (24.66%)
3 or 4 units: 244 (9.23%)
5 to 9 units: 68 (2.57%)
10 to 19 units: 37 (1.4%)
20 or more units: 15 (0.57%)
Mobile home.: 0 (0%)
Boat, RV, van, etc: 0 (0%)

YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 2000: 37 (1.4%)
1995 to 1998: 142 (5.37%)
1990 to 1994: 84 (3.18%)
1980 to 1989: 141 (5.33%)
1970 to 1979: 93 (3.52%)
1960 to 1969: 424 (16.04%)
1940 to 1959: 766 (28.97%)
1939 or earlier: 957 (36.2%)

ROOMS
1 room: 19 (0.72%)
2 rooms: 95 (3.59%)
3 rooms: 284 (10.74%)
4 rooms: 364 (13.77%)
5 rooms: 571 (21.6%)
6 rooms: 453 (17.13%)
7 rooms: 492 (18.61%)
8 rooms: 290 (10.97%)
9 or more rooms: 76 (2.87%)
Median (rooms): 5.5

Occupied housing units: 2,556

YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 2000: 388 (15.18%)
1995 to 1998: 788 (30.83%)
1990 to 1994: 322 (12.6%)
1980 to 1989: 303 (11.85%)
1970 to 1979: 183 (7.16%)
1969 or earlier: 572 (22.38%)

VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None: 219 (8.57%)
1: 950 (37.17%)
2: 1,086 (42.49%)
3 or more: 301 (11.78%)

HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas: 1,972 (77.15%)
Bottled, tank, or LP gas: 47 (1.84%)
Electricity: 116 (4.54%)
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc: 412 (16.12%)
Coal or coke: 0 (0%)
Wood: 0 (0%)
Solar energy: 0 (0%)
Other fuel: 9 (0.35%)
No fuel used: 0 (0%)

SELECTED HOUSE CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities: 8 (0.31%)
Lacking complete kitchen facilities: 21 (0.82%)
No telephone service: 15 (0.59%)

OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units: 2,556 (100%)
1.00 or less: 2,470 (96.64%)
1.01 to 1.50: 42 (1.64%)
1.51 or more: 44 (1.72%)

Specified owner-occupied units: 1,430

HOUSE VALUE
Less than $50,000: 5 (0.35%)
$50,000 to $99,999: 45 (3.15%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 303 (21.19%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 514 (35.94%)
$200,000 to $299,999: 404 (28.25%)
$300,000 to $499,999: 159 (11.12%)
$500,000 to $999,999: 0 (0%)
$1,000,000 or more: 0 (0%)
Median (dollars): $182,500

MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage: 942 (65.87%)
--Less than $300: 0 (0%)
--$300 to $499: 8 (0.56%)
--$500 to $699: 15 (1.05%)
--$700 to $999: 141 (9.86%)
--$1,000 to $1,499: 277 (19.37%)
--$1,500 to $1,999: 268 (18.74%)
--$2,000 or more: 233 (16.29%)
--Median (dollars): $1,528
Not mortgaged: 488 (34.13%)
--Median (dollars): $527

SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15.0 percent: 304 (21.26%)
15.0 to 19.9 percent: 274 (19.16%)
20.0 to 24.9 percent: 193 (13.5%)
25.0 to 29.9 percent: 155 (10.84%)
30.0 to 34.9 percent: 98 (6.85%)
35.0 percent or more: 365 (25.52%)
Not computed: 41 (2.87%)

Specified renter-occupied units: 931

GROSS RENT
Less than $200: 6 (0.64%)
$200 to $299: 6 (0.64%)
$300 to $499: 66 (7.09%)
$500 to $749: 309 (33.19%)
$750 to $999: 354 (38.02%)
$1,000 to $1,499: 143 (15.36%)
$1,500 or more: 34 (3.65%)
No cash rent: 13 (1.4%)
Median (dollars): $801

GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15.0 percent.: 189 (20.3%)
15.0 to 19.9 percent: 211 (22.66%)
20.0 to 24.9 percent: 184 (19.76%)
25.0 to 29.9 percent: 99 (10.63%)
30.0 to 34.9 percent: 79 (8.49%)
35.0 percent or more: 143 (15.36%)
Not computed: 26 (2.79%)

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