08840 Real Estate Market Overview

Could Metuchen, NJ 08840 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 08840. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near 08840 such as Ediso...n and Iselin. When you’re ready, Trulia has 81 resale and new homes in 08840 lined up for you, including open houses, and homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$403,750

Median Sales Price

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$266

Price Per Sqft

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$2,000

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in 08840 show a 20% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a -13% drop in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in 08840 for May 24 to Aug 23 was $403,750 based on 36 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for 08840 was $266, an increase of 3% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in 08840 for Jul 24 to Aug 24 was $2,000.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

08840 has very low crime relative to the rest of Middlesex County.

Knowing more about crime activity in and around 08840 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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1

Count of Arrest


Best Schools in 08840

There are 12 schools in 08840.

Elementary Schools
10

Menlo Park Elementary School

Public, K-5

8

Campbell Elementary School

Public, 1-4

3

Menlo Park Terrace Elementary School

Public, K-5

Middle Schools
10

Woodrow Wilson Middle School

Public, 6-8

8

Edgar Elementary School

Public, 5-8

2

Fords Middle School

Public, 6-8

High Schools
10

J P Stevens High School

Public, 9-12

7

Metuchen High School

Public, 9-12

5

John F Kennedy Mem High School

Public, 9-12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in 08840 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
35%
Single residents
Home owners
80%
Home owners
Median age
42
Median age
Household income
$90,135
Median household income
College educated
61%
College educated

Commute

Most people in 08840 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
78% commute by car
0% commute by bike
18% commute by public transportation
2% commute by foot

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