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Roseland is a borough in Essex County, in the New York metro area.

The latitude of Roseland is 40.820N. The longitude is -74.294W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 344 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,297.


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Median household income
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$82,499
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Roseland demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Centreville
· South Caldwell
A local company, Annin & Co., made the American flags flown by Robert E. Peary at the North Pole; the National Geographic Society?s expedition to the top of Mount Everest; and the Apollo moon missions
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 2. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.4 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: West Essex Park
Historic sites and museums: Harrison House
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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9% of Roseland residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Roseland ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Roseland was $41,415, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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46% of Roseland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Roseland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,216.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,007.


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Libraries in Roseland include Roseland Public Library ... View libraries

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Essex County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Roseland political report.

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The average commute time for Roseland workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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