08542 Real Estate Market Overview

Could Princeton, NJ 08542 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 08542. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near 08542 such as Prin...ceton Junction and West Windsor. When you’re ready, Trulia has 9 resale and new homes in 08542 lined up for you, including open houses, and 1 home in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more


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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in 08542 show a 15% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 6% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in 08542 for Jul 20 to Oct 19 was $685,000 based on 3 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for 08542 was $553, an increase of 30% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in 08542 for Sep 20 to Oct 20 was $3,600.


Most frequent crimes in the past year

08542 has high crime relative to the rest of Mercer County.

Knowing more about crime activity in 08542 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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Best Schools in 08542

There is 1 school in 08542.

Elementary Schools

Community Park Elementary School

Public, K - 5

Middle Schools

There are no middle schools in 08542.

High Schools

There are no high schools in 08542.


Get to know your neighbors in 08542 by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

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Most people in 08542 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
50% commute by car
10% commute by bike
6% commute by public transportation
29% commute by foot

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