Sayreville, NJ Demographics


Population (year 2000): 40,377. Estimated population in July 2005: 43,017 (+6.5% change)
Males: 19,803 (49.0%), Females: 20,574 (51.0%)

Middlesex County

Median resident age: 36.5 years
Median household income: $58,919 (year 2000)
Median house value: $153,400 (year 2000)

Races in Sayreville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (72.0%)
  • Black (8.6%)
  • Hispanic (7.3%)
  • Asian Indian (6.3%)
  • Other race (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • Filipino (1.7%)
  • Chinese (1.4%)
  • Other Asian (0.9%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Polish (20.1%), Italian (18.6%), Irish (18.5%), German (10.7%), English (3.1%), Hungarian (2.9%).

Elevation: 41 feet

Land area: 15.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Sayreville

  • High school or higher: 85.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 24.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 35.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sayreville borough

  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 58.8%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

20.1% Foreign born (9.2% Asia, 5.1% Europe, 3.2% Latin America, 2.4% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: +4,885 (+13.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Sayreville:

  • RARITAN BAY MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; PERTH AMBOY, NJ)
  • JOHN F KENNEDY MEDICAL CENTER (about 7 miles; EDISON, NJ)
  • ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON UNIV HOSP (about 9 miles; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sayreville:

  • NEWARK LIBERTY INTL (about 19 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: EWR)
  • PORT AUTH-DWNTN-MANHATTAN/WALL ST (about 28 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRB)
  • LAKEHURST NAES /MAXFIELD FIELD (about 30 miles; LAKEHURST, NJ; ID: NEL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sayreville:

  • OLD BRIDGE (about 11 miles; OLD BRIDGE, NJ; ID: 3N6)
  • LINDEN (about 13 miles; LINDEN, NJ; ID: LDJ)
  • CENTRAL JERSEY REGIONAL (about 19 miles; MANVILLE, NJ; ID: 47N)
Amtrak stations near Sayreville:

  • 8 miles: METROPARK (ISELIN, 100 MIDDLESEX-ESSEX TPK.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: NEW BRUNSWICK (FRENCH & ALBANY STS.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sayreville:

  • MIDDLESEX COUNTY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; EDISON, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 6,739)
  • RUTGERS UNIVERSITY-NEW BRUNSWICK (about 9 miles; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; FT enrollment: 30,649)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE (about 12 miles; NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,897)
  • UNION COUNTY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; CRANFORD, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,856)
  • CUNY COLLEGE OF STATEN ISLAND (about 16 miles; STATEN ISLAND, NY; FT enrollment: 8,135)
  • KEAN UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; UNION, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,627)
  • BROOKDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; LINCROFT, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,533)
Public primary/middle school in Sayreville:

  • WILSON (Students: 421; Location: DANE STREET; Grades: KG – 04)
Private primary/middle schools in Sayreville:

  • OUR LADY OF VICTORIES SCHOOL (Students: 489; Location: 36 MAIN STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST STANISLAUS KOSTKA SCHOOL (Students: 208; Location: 221 MACARTHUR AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 147; Location: 2707 MAIN STREET; Grades: PK – 8)