Raritan (zip 08869), New Jersey 

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Population

7,591

+12.8% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.3%

Median Income

$73,565

Median Home Price

$395,400

Median Age

41

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.7 / 5.4

summer / winter

Best Places to Live in Raritan (zip 08869), New Jersey

National center - Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River. September, June and August are the most pleasant months in the 08869 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: Raritan (zip 08869)
Cost of Living: 23.6% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level

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Raritan, NJ Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Raritan (zip 08869) is 6.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Raritan (zip 08869) jobs have decreased by 0.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Raritan (zip 08869)'s cost of living is 23.6% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Raritan (zip 08869)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and August are the most pleasant months in the 08869 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

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

POPULATION
Raritan (zip 08869)'s population is 7,591 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 12.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Raritan (zip 08869) is Real Estate: $395,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.4%.

SCHOOLS
Raritan (zip 08869) public schools spend $17,258 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.3 students per teacher in Raritan (zip 08869). More Education



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Housing Market in Raritan

It's a good time to buy in Raritan. Home Appreciation is up 15.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Raritan is $395,400.
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