Sayreville, New Jersey Population 2021

43,773
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Sayreville is a city located in Middlesex County New Jersey. With a 2020 population of 43,773, it is the 19th largest city in New Jersey and the 891st largest city in the United States . Sayreville is currently declining at a rate of -0.45% annually but its population has increased by 2.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 42,704 in 2010. Sayreville reached it's highest population of 44,523 in 2017. Spanning over 19 miles, Sayreville has a population density of 2,765 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sayreville is $99,223 with a poverty rate of 6.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,332 per month, and the median house value is $302,800. The median age in Sayreville is 39.2 years, 38.7 years for males, and 39.5 years for females.

Sayreville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sayreville was:

  • White: 65.94%
  • Asian: 15.26%
  • Black or African American: 12.74%
  • Two or more races: 3.07%
  • Other race: 2.77%
  • Native American: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
The current population of Sayreville, New Jersey is 43,773 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 44,373.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 42,704.

Sayreville, New Jersey Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White29,20765.94%
Asian6,76115.26%
Black or African American5,64512.74%
Two or More Races1,3583.07%
Some Other Race1,2252.77%
American Indian and Alaska Native640.14%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander320.07%
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Sayreville Population by Race

Sayreville Population Pyramid $2021

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Sayreville Median Age

39.2


Total

38.7


Male

39.5


Female

Sayreville Adults

There are 34,649 adults, (6,051 of whom are seniors) in Sayreville.

Sayreville Age Dependency

54.9

Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Sayreville Sex Ratio

Female

22,805

51.49%

Male

21,487

48.51%

Sayreville Population by Age

Sayreville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sayreville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71%29%
All62.8%37.2%
Male62.6%37.4%
Non Family53.4%46.6%
Female50%50%

62.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sayreville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,2982.7162.8
Married8,5923.4571
Non Family4,8811.1753.4
Female1,9073.1750
Male9183.0862.6

3.33

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

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Sayreville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1653.68%
9th to 12th Grade1,9156.05%
High School Graduate9,56530.22%
Some College5,62017.76%
Associates Degree2,4917.87%
Bachelors Degree7,46423.58%
Graduate Degree3,42810.83%
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Sayreville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sayreville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White18,48516,8515,487
Asian4,7854,2633,013
Hispanic4,3923,710986
Black3,8383,5671,365
2+ Races719635289
Other Race716628109
Native American4646
Islander2424

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.97%.

Sayreville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,625$61,621$42,086
Less Than 9th Grade$31,603$43,421$18,345
High School Graduate$40,645$53,196$31,557
Some College$47,225$55,801$40,407
Bachelors Degree$59,334$66,615$52,376
Graduate Degree$82,213$92,563$69,145

$52,625

Average Earnings

$61,621

Average Male

$42,086

Average Female

Sayreville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sayreville Language by Age

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Sayreville Language

63.11% of Sayreville residents speak only English, while 36.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 16.09% of the population.

Sayreville Language

Sayreville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White23,7481,3575.71%
Asian6,75371910.65%
Hispanic7,7306308.15%
Black5,6454007.09%
Other1,22523319.02%
Multiple1,358765.60%

6.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.12%

Male Poverty Rate

7.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sayreville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sayreville is Other, with 19.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sayreville is Multiple, with 5.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.17%.

Sayreville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.56%
Some College6.78%
High School6.76%
Bachelors or Greater3.27%

Sayreville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed13.41%
Female Unemployed13.33%
Male Employed2.95%
Female Employed2.84%

Sayreville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sayreville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$81,883$99,223
Families$94,893$112,551
Married Families$112,786-
Non Families$57,876$64,561
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Income by Household Type

Sayreville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Sayreville Married by Age and Sex

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Sayreville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Sayreville Marital Status by Race

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Sayreville Marital Status

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1,661

Number of Veterans

1,584

Male Veterans

77

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam527
Second Gulf War226
First Gulf War223
Korea172
World War II46

Sayreville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+523
65 to 74440
35 to 54428
55 to 64186
18 to 3484

Sayreville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3995.92%
Hispanic3486.74%
Black1653.96%
Asian561.09%
Native American1941.30%
Other Race121.52%
2+ Races101.16%

Sayreville Veterans by Race

Sayreville Veterans by Education

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5.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sayreville Veterans by Education

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69.2%

Labor Force Participation

65.9%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Sayreville Employment by Age

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Sayreville Employment by Race

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Sayreville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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48.72%

Born in Sayreville

71.53%

Native Born

28.47%

Foreign Born

10.35%

Non Citizen

18.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

71.53% of Sayreville residents were born in the United States, with 48.72% having been born in New Jersey. 10.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Sayreville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202143,773-200-0.45%
202043,973-200-0.45%
201944,173-200-0.45%
201844,373-150-0.34%
201744,5232030.46%
201644,3201820.41%
201544,1381850.42%
201443,9533510.81%
201343,6023130.72%
201243,2892200.51%
201143,0693030.71%
201042,7662,3890.58%
200040,3775,3911.44%
199034,9865,0171.56%
198029,969-2,539-0.81%
197032,5089,9553.72%
196022,55312,2158.11%
195010,3382,1522.36%
19408,186-472-0.56%
19308,6581,4771.89%
19207,1810.00%

Sayreville Population by Year