somerset County, New Jersey 

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Population

333,316

+4.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

6.3%

Median Income

$100,903

Median Home Price

$403,800

United States / New Jersey / No Metro Area / Somerset County / Cities / Zip Codes
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Best Places to Live in somerset County, New Jersey

National center - Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Somerset County, 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


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QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: New Jersey
County: Somerset County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
City: Franklin township (Somerset Cnty), Bridgewater, 44 total
Zip Codes: 08873, 08844, 08807, 07920, 08876, 07059, 08805, 08502, 08835, 08823, 26 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Somerset County is 6.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Somerset County jobs have decreased by 0.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Somerset County's cost of living is 35.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Somerset County'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 County's population is 333,316 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 4.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 32.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Somerset County is Real Estate: $403,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.0%.

SCHOOLS
Somerset County public schools spend $18,820 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.3 students per teacher in Somerset County. More Education



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Housing Market in somerset

It's a good time to buy in Somerset. Home Appreciation is up 4.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Somerset is $403,800.

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ZIP CODES IN SOMERSET COUNTY, NEW JERSEY
08873, 08844, 08807, 07920, 08876, 07059, 08805, 08502, 08835, 08823, 26 total

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