Jackson, New Jersey 

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Population

56,501

+6.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.2%

Median Income

$87,629

Median Home Price

$348,900

Best Places to Live in Jackson, New Jersey

National center - Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Jackson, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Jackson, NJ Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Arts and culture
Economic center
Education
Cons
Cost of living and housing
Crowded lifestyle
Weak future job growth

What Bert Has To Say About New York-Newark-Jersey City Metro Area

New York is the largest metro area in the United States. It includes the island of Manhattan, an eight-county area immediately north, western Long Island, and Staten Island. It is the fourth largest in the world behind Tokyo, Mexico City, and Sao Paulo, Brazil. Regardless of how the area is defined, New York is among the richest and most complex places to live in America.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: New Jersey
County: Ocean County
Metro Area: New York-Newark-Jersey City Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat conservative
City: Jackson
Zip Codes: 08527
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Jackson is 3.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Negative. Jackson jobs have decreased by 0.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Jackson's cost of living is 18.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Jackson's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Ocean county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Jackson's population is 56,501 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 6.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 34.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Jackson is Real Estate: $348,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 0.2%.

SCHOOLS
Jackson public schools spend $15,556 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.5 students per teacher in Jackson. More Education



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Housing Market in Jackson

It's a good time to buy in Jackson. Home Appreciation is up 0.2% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Jackson is $348,900.

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Reviews for Jackson   5 Reviews
Jackson, NJ - a place for everyone - 10/15/2015
When my wife and I looked for the ideal location to buy our first house and start a family, our search lead us to Jackson, NJ. Twenty minutes from coastal beaches, rides... Read More

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living in jackson nj - 10/31/2009
nice place to live, becoming unaffordable... Read More

Wonderful Location - 7/19/2009
Jackson NJ is located in the center of the Garden State (New Jersey) We are near beautiful beaches. major highways, art and cultural centers. We are within 1.5 hours of... Read More


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08527

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