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Welcome to Roseland

Roseland, New Jersey, is a serene suburban community located in Essex County, known for its tranquil atmosphere, well-maintained neighborhoods, and convenient location. Situated just a short distance from major highways and transportation hubs, Roseland offers residents easy access to both urban amenities and natural attractions.
The town's residential areas are characterized by a mix of single-family homes, townhouses, and condominiums, providing a range of housing options to suit different lifestyles and preferences. Many of these homes are nestled amidst lush greenery, with tree-lined streets and manicured lawns adding to the area's charm and appeal.
Roseland's strong sense of community is evident in its active local organizations, community events, and volunteer opportunities. Residents come together to celebrate holidays, participate in recreational activities, and support local businesses, fostering a tight-knit and welcoming environment for all.
Nature lovers will appreciate Roseland's proximity to scenic parks and outdoor recreational areas. The town is situated near several parks and nature preserves, offering opportunities for hiking, picnicking, and wildlife viewing. Nearby attractions such as the South Mountain Reservation and Eagle Rock Reservation provide additional opportunities for outdoor adventure and exploration.
Education is a top priority in Roseland, with highly-rated public schools serving the community. The town is also home to several private schools and educational institutions, providing families with a variety of options for their children's education.
With its tranquil setting, a strong sense of community, and convenient location, Roseland offers residents the perfect blend of suburban comfort and urban convenience. Whether you're enjoying a leisurely stroll through its peaceful neighborhoods, exploring its natural beauty, or connecting with neighbors at a local event, Roseland invites you to experience the warmth and charm of suburban living.

Overview for Roseland, NJ

6,240 people live in Roseland, where the median age is 44.8 and the average individual income is $68,869. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

44.8 years

Median Age


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Average individual Income

Around Roseland, NJ

There's plenty to do around Roseland, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Walking Score
Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Anthony Richards Formal Wear, C2 Fitness, and JD Core Training.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Shopping 4.72 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.55 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.58 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.01 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.66 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.83 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Roseland, NJ

Roseland has 2,429 households, with an average household size of 2.57. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Roseland do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 6,240 people call Roseland home. The population density is 1,724.83 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

47 / 53%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
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30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Roseland, NJ

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The following schools are within or nearby Roseland. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
School rating
Roseland Child Development Center
PreK - K
No rating available
PreK - 6th

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