Somerset, New Jersey 

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Population

24,375

10% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.1%

Median Income

$95,667

Avg. Home Price

$287,500

Best Places to Live in Somerset, New Jersey

National center - Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River
Pros
-Arts and culture
-Economic center
-Education
Cons
-Cost of living and housing
-Crowded lifestyle
-Weak future job growth


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QUICK FACTS

City: Somerset
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Somerset is 4.1% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Somerset jobs have increased by 1.32%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Somerset's cost of living is 35.20% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Somerset's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Somerset's population is 24,375 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 10.44%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 8 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Somerset is $287,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.21%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Somerset public schools spend $20,300 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.6 students per teacher in Somerset. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Somerset

It's a good time to buy in Somerset. Home Appreciation is up 7.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Somerset Real Estate.

The median home price in Somerset is $287,500. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Somerset   7 Reviews
Moving to Somerset - 8/15/2014
I am moving to Somerset. I have heard that Cost of living to too high in somerset. I am getting a pay Of $72,800.00 per year. Can I survive with this pay. I am moving... Read More

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best place for 55+ - 4/5/2012
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Somerset NJ - 7/1/2007
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