New Providence, New Jersey 

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Population

12,716

+5.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

8.0%

Median Income

$139,071

Median Home Price

$606,100

New York Gifts

Best Places to Live in New Providence, New Jersey

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

New Providence, 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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: New Jersey
County: Union County
Metro Area: New York-Newark-Jersey City Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: New Providence
Zip Codes: 07974
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in New Providence is 8.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. New Providence jobs have decreased by 0.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, New Providence's cost of living is 59.9% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare New Providence's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Union county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 67.0% to 31.5%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
New Providence's population is 12,716 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 5.8%. 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 New Providence is Real Estate: $606,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -3.9%.

SCHOOLS
New Providence public schools spend $16,174 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.3 students per teacher in New Providence. More Education



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Housing Market in New Providence

It's not a good time to buy in New Providence. Home Appreciation is down -3.9% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in New Providence is $606,100.

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Reviews for New Providence   3 Reviews
Property Taxes In New Jersey - 11/13/2009
Highest in the nation. Escape if you... Read More

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New Providence - 7/15/2009
New Providence, once an adorable, comfortable, quiet town is turning for the... Read More

Nice Place to Live - 5/1/2008
We moved to New Providence last summer and it is one of the nicest places I have lived. Quiet, safe with great schools and great surrounding towns. It borders Chatham... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN NEW PROVIDENCE, NEW JERSEY
07974

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