Facts & Figures

Area:  3.9 square miles
Population (2010):  27,346
Persons per square mile (2010):  7,017.2

Race (in percent)*
White:                                                    52.3
African American:                                30.9
Hispanic (could be of any race):      23.5
Asian:                                                    4.3
Other Race:                                          3.8
Amer. Indian/AK Native:                      0.3
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander:                  <0.1

*Does not total 100 percent

Housing Units (2010):  11,300
School enrollment (2010 estimate):  6,916
Percentage of college grads (2010):  20.6
Median household income (2010):  $61,751

Source: United States Census Bureau

Chartered: 1858

Mayor:  Samson Steinman (Democrat, first term)
U.S. Congressional District: 10
N.J. Legislative District: 22

Major employers:

Merck & Co.
SDI Technologies
Rahway Board of Education

Municipal contact information:

1 City Hall Plaza
Rahway, NJ 07065
(732) 827-2000
http://www.cityofrahway.com

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