Somerset, New Jersey 

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Population

24,779

+10.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.0%

Median Income

$95,667

Median Home Price

$314,000

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.

Pros
Arts and culture
Economic center
Education
Cons
Cost of living and housing
Crowded lifestyle
Weak future job growth
 $3,299 
78 14th St
Bed 5 | Bath 3 | 2450 SqFt
 $750,000 
14 Willow Ave
Bed 5 | Bath 3 | N/A SqFt
 $424,900 
20 Hillcrest Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | N/A SqFt

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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 3.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). 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
June, September and May are the most pleasant months in Somerset, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Somerset county voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Somerset's population is 24,779 people. Since 2010, 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 $314,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.5%. 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. More Education



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Housing Market in Somerset

It's a good time to buy in Somerset. Home Appreciation is up 8.5% in the last 12 months. Browse Somerset Real Estate

The median home price in Somerset is $314,000. 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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NEW LISTINGS IN SOMERSET
$3,299
78 14th St
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$750,000
14 Willow Ave
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$424,900
20 Hillcrest Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$4,500
1201 Hamilton St
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$350,000
8 Tall Oaks Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$350,000
8 Tall Oaks Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$400,000
20 Leupp Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 2

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