08540 Real Estate Market Overview

Could Princeton, NJ 08540 be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about 08540. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near 08540 such as Prin...ceton Junction and West Windsor. When you’re ready, Trulia has 256 resale and new homes in 08540 lined up for you, including open houses, and homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$580,000

Median Sales Price

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$291

Price Per Sqft

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$3,000

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in 08540 show a -12% year-over-year drop in median sales price and a -6% drop in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in 08540 for May 24 to Aug 23 was $580,000 based on 163 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for 08540 was $291, a decrease of -3% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in 08540 for Jul 24 to Aug 24 was $3,000.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

08540 has very low crime relative to the rest of Mercer County.

Knowing more about crime activity in and around 08540 can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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148

Counts of Theft

113

Counts of Assault

58

Counts of Arrest


Best Schools in 08540

There are 50 schools in 08540.

Elementary Schools
10

Village Elementary School

Public, 3-4

10

Monmouth Junction Elementary School

Public, K-5

10

Littlebrook School

Public, PK-5

Middle Schools
10

Princeton Charter School

Charter, K-8

9

Community Middle School

Public, 6-8

9

Thomas R Grover Middle School

Public, 6-8

High Schools
9

Wwindsor Plainsboro South

Public, 9-12

9

Princeton High School

Public, 9-12

9

Montgomery High School

Public, 9-12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in 08540 by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
33%
Single residents
Home owners
67%
Home owners
Median age
42
Median age
Household income
$119,117
Median household income
College educated
78%
College educated

Commute

Most people in 08540 commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
77% commute by car
1% commute by bike
10% commute by public transportation
5% commute by foot

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