Metuchen demographics profile

StatisticMetuchenNew JerseyNational
Population density (sq mi)4,840191
Median age41.639.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)66%56%55%
Speak English75%69%79%
Speak Spanish3%16%13%
Metuchen, NJ has a population of 13,791 and is the 3,030th largest city in the United States. The population density is 4,840 per sq mi which is 483908% higher than the New Jersey average and 5242% higher than the national average. The median age in Metuchen is 42 which is approximately 5% higher than the New Jersey average of 40. In Metuchen, 66% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 75% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 54% of Metuchen residents were born in New Jersey, 24% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 21% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Metuchen is 483908% higher than New Jersey.
  • The median age in Metuchen is 5% higher than New Jersey.
  • In Metuchen 73.49% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Metuchen 5.18% of the population is African American.
  • In Metuchen 17.37% of the population is Asian.

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Metuchen population breakdown by race

RaceMetuchenNew JerseyNational
African American5.18%13.54%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race2.81%2.53%3.06%
Other race1.15%6.35%4.75%
In Metuchen, 6.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Metuchen age breakdown

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Source: The Metuchen, NJ demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).