Somerset, New Jersey 

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Population

24,753

+10.7% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.3%

Median Income

$95,667

Median Home Price

$401,900

Median Age

39.4

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.7 / 5.4

summer / winter

New York Gifts

Best Places to Live in Somerset, New Jersey

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

Somerset, 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: Somerset County
Metro Area: New York-Newark-Jersey City Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
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 6.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Somerset jobs have decreased by 0.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Somerset's cost of living is 23.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Somerset's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Somerset county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 59.5% to 38.5%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Somerset's population is 24,753 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 10.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 33.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Somerset is Real Estate: $401,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.5%.

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. More Education



Best Places to Live in Somerset Rankings


Housing Market in Somerset

It's a good time to buy in Somerset. Home Appreciation is up 14.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Somerset is $401,900.

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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
best plce for 55+... Read More

Somerset NJ - 7/1/2007
Very nice place to live. Very... Read More


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