Helmetta, New Jersey

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Helmetta, New Jersey

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High Points

Helmetta strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New Jersey):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Helmetta Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Helmetta Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Helmetta People in Middle Class or Better
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Helmetta Public Transportation Use
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 6% Helmetta Low Property Crime
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Helmetta Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Helmetta Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Helmetta, New Jersey

Comparing Helmetta to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New Jersey (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 10 8
Well-Paid Single Men 10 8
Racial Diversity 8 5
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 7
Age of the Population 4 3
Female Share of the Population 3 3
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 5
Average Household Size 5 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 8
Median Family Income 10 5
People Above Poverty 10 7
College Educated Adults 8 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 5
Walking and Biking to Work 5 3
Working at Home 4 4
Short Commute Times 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
People Living Alone 5 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 8
Affordability of Rents 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 9 10
Low Violent Crime 4 2

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Helmetta Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles SW of Old Bridge, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 28 miles SW of Newark, New Jersey
County Middlesex
Standard Zip Codes 08828
Phone Area Codes 732
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.376
Longitude -74.425

Helmetta Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.2 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches
Distance 10.1 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 46.7 inches
Distance 23.7 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 41 F
Apr Temp 40 to 59 F
Jul Temp 66 to 83 F
Oct Temp 45 to 65 F
Annual Precip 48.6 inches
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Helmetta Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,825 100%
Male 905 49.6%
Female 920 50.4%
Under 18 403 22.1%
18+ 1,422 77.9%
65+ 113 6.2%
Median Age 35.8
Average Family Size 3.01
White 1,700 93.2%
African-American 44 2.4%
Asian 44 2.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.2%
Other 16 0.9%
Mixed Race 16 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 97 5.3%

Estimated Helmetta Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,050
Growth 225
Growth % 12.3%

Helmetta Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Italian 17.3%
Irish 16.1%
Polish 14.8%
German 14.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10%
Hungarian 5.3%
US/American 4.5%
English 3.4%
Norwegian 1.8%
Ukrainian 1.4%
Russian 1.1%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
Greek 0.9%
French Canadian 0.7%
Dutch 0.7%
Slovak 0.7%
Lithuanian 0.7%
Egyptian 0.7%
Scottish 0.6%
Portuguese 0.4%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
Czech 0.3%
Belgian 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
European 0.2%
Eastern European 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Helmetta 1,825 $64,659
East Brunswick 46,756 $86,863
Jamesburg 6,025 $67,887
Old Bridge 60,456 $74,045
South Brunswick 37,734 $86,891
South River 15,322 $62,869
Spotswood 7,880 $73,062
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