Colonia, NJ Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Population: 17,811
Males: 8,581 (48.2%), Females: 9,230 (51.8%)

Middlesex County

Median resident age: 40.0 years
Median household income: $67,372
Median house value: $180,800

Races in Colonia:

  • White Non-Hispanic (82.6%)
  • Hispanic (5.0%)
  • Black (4.8%)
  • Asian Indian (2.6%)
  • Filipino (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Other race (1.3%)
  • Chinese (0.9%)

Ancestries: Italian (24.6%), Irish (20.0%), Polish (14.7%), German (14.4%), English (3.9%), Portuguese (3.9%).

Elevation: 60 feet

Land area: 3.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Colonia

  • High school or higher: 86.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 24.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Colonia CDP

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 62.5%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

15.1% Foreign born (7.1% Europe, 5.5% Asia, 2.1% Latin America).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Colonia:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Colonia:

  • NEWARK LIBERTY INTL (about 13 miles; NEWARK, NJ; Abbreviation: EWR)
  • PORT AUTH-DWNTN-MANHATTAN/WALL ST (about 23 miles; NEW YORK, NY; Abbreviation: JRB)
  • TETERBORO (about 26 miles; TETERBORO, NJ; Abbreviation: TEB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Colonia:

  • LINDEN (about 6 miles; LINDEN, NJ; Abbreviation: LDJ)
  • MORRISTOWN MUNI (about 15 miles; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Abbreviation: MMU)
  • NEWARK NR 1 (about 15 miles; NEWARK, NJ; Abbreviation: 3N4)
Amtrak stations near Colonia:

  • 2 miles: METROPARK (ISELIN, 100 MIDDLESEX-ESSEX TPK.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 12 miles: NEW BRUNSWICK (FRENCH & ALBANY STS.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Colonia:

  • UNION COUNTY COLLEGE (about 5 miles; CRANFORD, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 5,856)
  • KEAN UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; UNION, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 8,627)
  • SETON HALL UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; SOUTH ORANGE, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 7,509)
  • RUTGERS UNIVERSITY-NEW BRUNSWICK (about 12 miles; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 30,649)
  • CUNY COLLEGE OF STATEN ISLAND (about 12 miles; STATEN ISLAND, NY; Full-time enrollment: 8,135)
  • MIDDLESEX COUNTY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; EDISON, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 6,739)
  • DREW UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; MADISON, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 2,133)

Schools

Public high school in Colonia:

  • COLONIA HIGH (Students: 1,364; Location: EAST STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Colonia:

  • COLONIA MIDDLE (Students: 672; Location: DELAWARE AVENUE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LYNN CREST (Students: 453; Location: NEW DOVER ROAD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • OAK RIDGE HEIGHTS (Students: 355; Location: INMAN AVENUE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • CLAREMONT AVENUE (Students: 351; Location: CLAREMONT AVENUE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • PENNSYLVANIA AVE SCHOOL (Students: 285; Location: PENNSYLVANIA AVENU; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle school in Colonia:

  • ST JOHN VIANNEY ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 830; Location: 420 INMAN AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)

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