Living in Metuchen, NJ

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Metuchen SnackAbility

10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
9
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
3

Metuchen, NJ Crime Report

133
Total Crimes
932.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-63.69%
Below National Average

Metuchen, NJ Cost Of Living

136
Metuchen's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average

Metuchen, New Jersey Info Snack

Metuchen (/mttn/ m-TUTCH-n) is a borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States, which is 5 miles (8.0 km) northeast of New Brunswick, 13 miles (21 km) southwest of Newark, 17 miles (27 km) southwest of Jersey City, and 21 miles (34 km) southwest of Manhattan, all part of the New York metropolitan area. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 13,574, reflecting an increase of 734 (+5.7%) from the 12,840 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 36 (+0.3%) from the 12,804 counted in the 1990 Census.
Population
13,858
Unemployment
3.9%
Poverty
1.6%
Median Home
$418,900
Median Income
$124,317
Median Rent
$1,644

Metuchen, NJ Photos

Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Metuchen in New Jersey

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Map Of Metuchen, NJ

Population over time in Metuchen

Year Population % Change
2017 13,858 -0.6%
2016 13,940 1.1%
2015 13,791 0.2%
2014 13,765 0.4%
2013 13,707 0.5%
2012 13,640 0.4%
2011 13,585 0.6%
2010 13,504 0.5%
2009 13,431 -
Crime/100k Metuchen NJ USA
Violent Crime 35.1 208.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 3.2 5.0
Robbery 21.0 71.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 14.0 117.4 246.8
Property Crime 897.5 1404.9 2199.5
Burglary 140.2 215.9 376.0
Larceny 715.2 1065.1 1594.6
Car Theft 42.1 123.9 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Metuchen

White
68.4% (9,480)
African American
4.6% (643)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
16.8% (2,329)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (25)
Two Or More
3.3% (455)
Hispanic
6.7% (926)
Race Metuchen NJ USA
White 68.4% 55.8% 61.1%
African American 4.6% 12.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 16.8% 9.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.4% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.3% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.7% 19.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Metuchen, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
1.8% (25,302)
$10,000 to $14,999
0.6% (8,789)
$15,000 to $24,999
1.8% (25,036)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.4% (61,259)
$35,000 to $49,999
7.3% (100,945)
$50,000 to $74,999
11.6% (160,340)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.6% (160,340)
$100,000 to $149,999
20.9% (289,252)
$150,000 to $199,999
15.3% (212,011)
$200,000 or more
24.7% (342,521)
Income Metuchen NJ USA
Less than $10,000 1.8% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 0.6% 3.3% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 1.8% 7.4% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.4% 7.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 7.3% 9.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 11.6% 14.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.6% 12.1% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 20.9% 17.5% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 15.3% 9.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 24.7% 13.0% 7.0%

Gender in Metuchen

Female
50.7% (7,032)
Male
49.3% (6,826)
Gender Metuchen NJ USA
Female 50.7% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 49.3% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Metuchen for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (277)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (277)
High School / GED
14.0% (1,940)
Some College
12.0% (1,662)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (1,108)
Bachelor's Degree
31.0% (4,295)
Master's Degree
21.0% (2,910)
Professional Degree
5.0% (692)
Doctorate Degree
5.0% (692)
Education Metuchen NJ USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 14.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 12.0% 17.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 31.0% 24.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 21.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 5.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 5.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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