Perhaps someone living in the neighborhood can hopefully give you an insightful answer.
Power Lines: They are very far away. Not an issue.
Zip code is 08837, and the schools are James Monroe, Herbert Hoover, and Edison High. School ratings change every year, N.Edison school ratings are not far from south Edison schools.
Edison Glen does have pool and easy commute. The tax rate for this district is lower than, rest of the Edison.
Crime: Few thefts, and most of them because of the carelessness of residents. People don't use deadbolts and leave cars unsecured. Thefts are on ramp all over Middlesex county as per Police. Not sure of other counties. Economy takes the blame, since last 1 year I haven't seen any thefts.
Talk to realtor who knows about the area, cares about client interest and can provide actual details. Always know what you want and the try to match if any community fits your needs.
Back to the subject; people have claimed links to leukemia, cancer and other mysterious illnesses due to living too close to EMF or electro magnetic fields such as the power lines. I've done some research on this topic online and the finding have been inconclusive as far as concrete proof. By no means whatsoever am I coming to the defense of living near EMF sources, I just want to put all the facts on the table so you can draw your own conclusion based on a little more than just opinion.
Here are a few sources to read up on the matter of the question, Does living near high tension power lines and other (EMF) Electomagnetic Fields cause leukemia, cancer and other diseases?
Please keep in mind under what circumstances and if any actual studies have even occured, are your reading opinion or data and where and how was the data compiled. These are all important factors in any study and it is easy to twist numbers in studies depending on what they were looking for, how the questions are asked, and so on. I've also noticed there have not been any recent studies, most of these appear to be from the 1980's and then the topic pops up every now and again in about 10 year increments.
Just keep all that in mind.
A 1995 Study: http://infoventures.com/private/federal/q&a/qa-hlth2.html
Sorry I could not be of much more help in this matter, it has been an ongoing question and concern since the late 1970's and yet nobody has any clear cut answers with proof to date.
For about the same price, you should try Village Point as it has the North Edison Schools (far better than South Edison) and the prices for the two bedroom and three bedrooms are comparable to Edison Glen. Most of the Village Point condo come with a garage, something that Edison Glen does not offer.
According to her it is the most convinient area and is very safe. Call me with any questions you may have.
and enter the appropriate information (like the the zip code). You will be able to find everything you want to know about the area by scrolling down the page from housing info, demographics, crime and weather etc. .
The only way to tell if the maintenance is good it to look at the common areas and the exteriors of the buildings to see if they are well kept and in good repair.
Location and size of the home you eventually buy are an individual preference and also may be based on your buying power. Good luck with your purchase.