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Overview

Introduction to Sayreville, New Jersey

Sayreville, New Jersey, in Middlesex county, is 3 miles N of Old Bridge, New Jersey and 21 miles SW of Newark, New Jersey. The town is located in the Middlesex - Somerset - Hunterdon metropolitan area.

Sayreville History

Sayreville was originally inhabited by Native Americans. It was first known as Roundabout, and later changed to Wood's Landing. During the 1870s, the town was renamed to Sayreville. It was named after the co-owner of Sayre & Fisher Brick Company, James R. Sayre, Jr. of Newark. On April 6, 1876, it was incorporated as a township. The Morgan Inn is one of the oldest buildings of the town and originally belonged to the Morgans, who were related to famous pirate, Captain Henry Morgan.

Sayreville and nearby Attractions

  • Capik Nature Preserve
  • Middlesex County Museum
  • East Brunswick Museum
  • Cheesequake State Park
  • Skate Park

Things To Do In Sayreville

There are many interesting things to do in Sayreville. You can visit the local parks or the nature preserve for a family day trip. The town also includes a softball complex, sports fields and a skate park. Apart from these, the Recreation Department organizes a number of events and programs on a regular basis.

Sayreville Transportation

The nearest major airport is Newark Liberty International Airport.

Sayreville Higher Education

Middlesex County College provides higher education facilities.

Demographics

People

Total Population44,260
Male Share of the Population49.4%
Female Share of the Population50.6%
Senior Citizens13.6%
Employed Population 16+22,097
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married52.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher31.5%
Median Earnings25+$50,206
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$31,087
Median Earnings With High School Degree$37,016

Wealth

Median Family Income$89,732
% Above Poverty Level92.9%
% Below Poverty Level7.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time33 minutes
% Working from Home5.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.3%
% Using Public Transportation7.4%

Housing

People Living Alone24.1%
Median Gross Rent$1,182
Median House Value$292,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)32.9%
Irish15.7%
Italian15.2%
Polish12.7%
German6%
African4.3%
Arab3.2%
English2.3%
Russian1.8%
Portuguese1.7%
Egyptian1.6%
Hungarian1.5%
Ukrainian1.5%
West Indian1.4%
Kenyan1.2%
Nigerian1.1%
French Except Basque1%
Greek1%
Slovak0.8%
Ghanaian0.8%
Jamaican0.6%
Jordanian0.6%
Scottish0.5%
Brazilian0.4%
Czech0.4%
Lithuanian0.3%
Swedish0.3%
Welsh0.3%
Turkish0.3%
Haitian0.3%
Austrian0.2%
Moroccan0.2%
Trinidad Tobago0.2%
Barbadian0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Iraqi0.2%
Sierra Leone0.1%
British0.1%
Ugandan0.1%
Israeli0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Albanian0.1%
Afghan)0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Icelander0.1%
Guyanese0.1%
Liberian0.1%
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Sayreville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Middlesex County
Standard Zip Codes8872
P.O. Box Zip Codes8871
Phone Area Codes732
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.46
Approximate Longitude-74.32

Sayreville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationNEW BRUNSWICK 3 SE
Distance3.8 miles
Jan Temp21 to 38 F
Apr Temp40 to 61 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp43 to 65 F
Annual Precip48.7 inches
StationFREEHOLD MARLBORO
Distance11.5 miles
Jan Temp21 to 39 F
Apr Temp40 to 61 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp43 to 66 F
Annual Precip46.7 inches
StationNY WESTERLEIGH STAT IS
Distance17.6 miles
Jan Temp25 to 40 F
Apr Temp42 to 62 F
Jul Temp67 to 86 F
Oct Temp47 to 66 F
Annual Precip48.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
East Brunswick48,404$121,857
Milltown7,016$120,011
Old Bridge66,573$101,597
Piscataway57,432$101,425
South Amboy8,762$89,057
South River16,305$79,460

Sayreville Public Schools

Woodrow Wilson Elementary School
65 Dane Street
ZIP: 8872
(732) 525-5240
Primary
Total Enrollment 382

Sayreville Private Schools

Our Lady Of Victories School
36 Main St
ZIP: 8872
Elementary
Total Enrollment 168
St Stanislaus Kostka School
221 Macarthur Ave
ZIP: 8872
Elementary
Total Enrollment 190
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