Scotch Plains, New Jersey 

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Population

24,339

+5.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.4%

Median Income

$112,220

Median Home Price

$488,200

Best Places to Live in Scotch Plains, 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 Scotch Plains, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Arts and culture
-Economic center
-Education
Cons
-Cost of living and housing
-Crowded lifestyle
-Weak future job growth

Local Listings in Scotch Plains
 $719,000 
1955 Parkwood Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 3 |
 $785,000 
2365 Morse Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 4 |
 $550,000 
1391 Raritan Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 4 |

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QUICK FACTS

City: Scotch Plains
Zip Codes: 07076
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Scotch Plains is 4.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. Scotch Plains jobs have decreased by 0.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Scotch Plains's cost of living is 45.9% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Scotch Plains's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Scotch Plains, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Union county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Scotch Plains's population is 24,339 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 5.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 38.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Scotch Plains is $488,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.4%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Scotch Plains public schools spend $15,732 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13 students per teacher in Scotch Plains. More Education


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Housing Market in Scotch Plains

It's a good time to buy in Scotch Plains. Home Appreciation is up 3.4% in the last 12 months. Browse Scotch Plains Real Estate

The median home price in Scotch Plains is $488,200. Browse Homes in this Range.


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A beautiful town! - 10/4/2014
To see it is to believe it. Scotch Plains is definitely one of the best towns that New Jersey has to offer.... Read More

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07076

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NEW LISTINGS IN SCOTCH PLAINS
$719,000
1955 Parkwood Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$785,000
2365 Morse Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$550,000
1391 Raritan Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$965,000
17 Blackbirch Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$399,999
1782 Mountain Ave
Bed 5 | Bath 2

$450,000
1703 Mountain Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$299,900
1915 Sunset Pl
Bed 3 | Bath 1

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