Trenton, New Jersey 

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Population

82,957

-0.4% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

9.5%

Median Income

$35,647

Median Home Price

$228,400

Median Age

34

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.7 / 5.5

summer / winter

NJ Gifts

Best Places to Live in Trenton, New Jersey

Capital city - Western New Jersey along the Delaware River and Pennsylvania border, 40 miles north of Philadelphia. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Trenton, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Trenton, 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
Nearby college town
Historic interest
Moderate living costs
Cons
Economy
Long commutes
Low educational attainment


What Bert Has To Say About Trenton Metro Area

Trenton, the capital of New Jersey, contains a fairly typical mix of government activities with a strong complement of commercial and industrial activities typically found in Mid-sized Eastern cities. Unlike most New Jersey cities, it is more tied economically to the Delaware Valley and Philadelphia than it is to the New York area, but like many places in the state, the area is characterized by contrasts. Numerous well-preserved historic districts date back to the Revolutionary War. Impoverished areas are also present and there’s a strong working-class element.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: New Jersey
County: Mercer County
Metro Area: Trenton Metro Area
Political Ideology: Very liberal
City: Trenton
Zip Codes: 08618 08611 08629 08609 08608
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 56 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Trenton is 9.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Trenton jobs have increased by 1.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Trenton's cost of living is 19.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Trenton's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Mercer county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 69.1% to 29.1%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Trenton's population is 82,957 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 0.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Trenton is Real Estate: $228,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.9%.

SCHOOLS
Trenton public schools spend $25,261 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 9 students per teacher in Trenton. More Education



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Housing Market in Trenton

It's a good time to buy in Trenton. Home Appreciation is up 18.9% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Trenton is $228,400.

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Reviews for Trenton   7 Reviews
Gang Infested - 10/4/2010
Trenton used to be a nice place to live I was born here but moved away in my early teens. I still had family in Trenton and therefore visited often, the city is now... Read More

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The Weather - 8/11/2010
If you're a person who likes the dramatic change is seasons, then this is the place for you. I want to move toa place where it's basically mild weather...not one day... Read More

Trenton, New Jersey - 5/26/2010
I'm born and raised in Trenton New Jersey and like most cities in the northeast it's seen better days. That's not to say that life here isn't enjoyable. You do have... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN TRENTON, NEW JERSEY
08618 08611 08629 08609 08608

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