NJ

National Population : 333,590,059
New Jersey State Population : 9,202,495

About Metuchen, NJ

Metuchen, NJ is located in Middlesex County in the state of New Jersey.

The total City Population for Metuchen is about 14,543 with about 1,970 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 18,323.

The Average Home Value is $390,500.00, which is roughly 6% higher than the Average Home Value of $365,627.00 for the state of New Jersey, and roughly 52% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $122,161.00, which is roughly 24% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $93,038.00 for the state of New Jersey, and roughly 53% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Metuchen is about 3.9%.

New Jersey is ranked #6 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 80.81 out of 100.

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Voting

Middlesex County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 36.6% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 60.44%
Republican: 38.32%
Libertarian: 0.68%
Green: 0.33%
Other: 0.23%


Nearby Locations

Fords, NJ (2.19 mi.)
Edison, NJ (2.78 mi.)
Iselin, NJ (3.01 mi.)
Keasbey, NJ (3.46 mi.)
Woodbridge, NJ (3.81 mi.)
S Plainfield, NJ (3.98 mi.)
Colonia, NJ (4.16 mi.)
Perth Amboy, NJ (4.53 mi.)
Hopelawn, NJ (4.53 mi.)
Sewaren, NJ (4.81 mi.)
Avenel, NJ (4.87 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 08840
Latitude : 40.543364
Longitude : -74.349190
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 108 ft.
Area Code(s) : 732, 848, 908

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.68
Male Population Estimate : 43.62%
Female Population Estimate : 46.74%
Median Age : 40.8
Male Median Age : 39.3
Female Median Age : 42.3

White Population Estimate : 68.15%
Black Population Estimate : 6.14%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 7.47%
Asian Population Estimate : 15.95%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.04%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.49%
Other Population Estimate : 2.51%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Metuchen specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Middlesex County: About 2 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Middlesex County: About 149 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Middlesex County is about 56% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 48% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.