Rocky Hill, New Jersey

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Rocky Hill, New Jersey

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
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Top 1% trophy Rocky Hill Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Rocky Hill Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Rocky Hill Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Rocky Hill People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Rocky Hill College Educated Adults
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Rocky Hill Short Commute Times
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Rocky Hill Low Rate of Poverty
Public Transportation Use
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Top 6% Rocky Hill Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Rocky Hill, New Jersey

Comparing Rocky Hill 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 Men 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Age of the Population 9 10
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Racial Diversity 7 3
Senior Citizens 7 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 3
Female Share of the Population 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 7
Average Household Size 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
Median Family Income 10 9
People Above Poverty 10 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 5
Working at Home 9 9
Short Commute Times 7 10
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5
People Living Alone 5 7
Housing Recently Built 5 6
Affordability of Rents 1 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 4

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Rocky Hill Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles NE of Trenton, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 33 miles SW of Newark, New Jersey
County Somerset
Standard Zip Codes 08553
Phone Area Codes 609
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.399
Longitude -74.634

Rocky Hill Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.9 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 39 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 47.6 inches
Distance 16.8 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 48.8 inches
Distance 17.4 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 37 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches
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Rocky Hill Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 662 100%
Male 328 49.5%
Female 334 50.5%
Under 18 134 20.2%
18+ 528 79.8%
65+ 114 17.2%
Median Age 43.8
Average Family Size 2.82
White 630 95.2%
African-American 9 1.4%
Asian 3 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 6 0.9%
Mixed Race 10 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 26 3.9%

Estimated Rocky Hill Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 675
Growth 13
Growth % 2%

Rocky Hill 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
English 17.1%
Italian 15.2%
German 13.7%
Irish 9.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.9%
Polish 4.8%
French (except Basque) 4.5%
Scottish 3.9%
Russian 3.7%
Dutch 2.4%
US/American 2.2%
European 2.2%
Hungarian 1.7%
Norwegian 1.5%
Czech 1.1%
Australian 1.1%
British 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
French Canadian 0.9%
Ukrainian 0.7%
Swedish 0.7%
West Indian 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.4%
African 0.4%
Swiss 0.4%
Greek 0.4%
Egyptian 0.4%
Eastern European 0.2%
Jamaican 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Rocky Hill 662 $100,314
Hillsborough 36,634 $93,933
Hopewell 2,035 $91,205
Plainsboro 20,215 $88,783
Princeton 14,203 $102,957
South Brunswick 37,734 $86,891
West Windsor 21,907 $127,877
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