Statistic Roselle New Jersey National
Population 21,699 8,882,190 328,239,523
Population density (sq mi) 8,235 1,215 91
Median age 38.6 39.5 37.7
Male/Female ratio 0.9:1 1.0:1 1.0:1
Married (15yrs & older) 44% 56% 55%
Families w/ Kids under 18 45% 45% 43%
Speak English 57% 69% 79%
Speak Spanish 29% 16% 13%
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Demographics Quick Facts

  • The population density in Roselle is 578% higher than New Jersey
  • The median age in Roselle is 2% lower than New Jersey
  • In Roselle 23.07% of the population is White
  • In Roselle 47.55% of the population is Black
  • In Roselle 1.47% of the population is Asian

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      Roselle population breakdown by race

      Race Roselle New Jersey National
      White 23.07% 68.15% 73.35%
      Black 47.55% 13.54% 12.63%
      Asian 1.47% 9.19% 5.22%
      American Indian 0.00% 0.21% 0.82%
      Native Hawaiian 0.06% 0.03% 0.18%
      Mixed race 6.37% 2.53% 3.06%
      Other race 21.48% 6.35% 4.75%
      In Roselle, 33.2% 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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      Source: The Roselle, NJ demographics data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).