Metuchen, NJ Neighborhood Information

Neighborhood Facts

Town History

Metuchen was incorporated as a borough on March 20, 1900, from portions of Raritan Township (now known as Edison). The Borough of Metuchen is completely surrounded by Edison.

General Information

Town Name: Metuchen
City Hall: Borough Hall
Address: 500 Main Street, METUCHEN NJ 08840
Phone Number: 732-632-8540
Land Area: 2.7 square miles
Distance to NYC: 32 miles
Town Website: http://www.metuchennj.org/metnj/
Library Website: https://www.metuchenlibrary.org/
Water Service:
Gas & Electric:

Demographics

Quick Facts

Population: 14,438
Population Density / Mile: 5,221
Median Age: 43.58
Number of Households: 5,565
Average Household Size: 2.594
Households with Children: 1,818
Median Household Income: $113,911

Population

Population: 14,438
Population Density / Mile: 5,221
Change in Population Since 2010: 12.38%
Male Population: 7,024
Female Population: 7,414
Median Age: 43.58

Population - Age Range

0-4 years: 834
5-9 years: 949
10-14 years: 894
15-19 years: 1115
20-24 years: 787
25-29 years: 700
30-34 years: 567
35-39 years: 717
40-44 years: 915
45-49 years: 1100
50-54 years: 1171
55-59 years: 1132
60-64 years: 1041
65-69 years: 893
70-74 years: 656
75-79 years: 410
80-84 years: 285
85+ years: 271

Households

Number of Households: 5,565
Average Household Size: 2.594
Households with Children: 1,818
Households without Children: 2,141
Family Households: 3,959
Non-Family Households: 281

Marital Status

Never Married: 2929
Now Married: 6982
Separated: 63
Widowed: 745
Divorced: 1041

Income

Median Household Income: $113,911
Average Household Income: $141,547
Per Capita Income: $54,563
Average Total Household Expenditure: $55,508

Median Income By Age

Under 25 years: $33,712
25-44 years: $131,767
45-64 years: $134,867
Over 64 years: $62,751

Household Income by Dollar Range

$0-$10,000 152
$10,000-$15,000 29
$15,000-$20,000 104
$20,000-$25,000 101
$25,000-$30,000 119
$30,000-$35,000 128
$35,000-$40,000 197
$40,000-$45,000 111
$45,000-$50,000 81
$50,000-$60,000 352
$60,000-$75,000 394
$75,000-$100,000 558
$100,000-$125,000 816
$125,000-$150,000 508
$150,000-$200,000 897
$200,000-$250,000 568
$250,000-$500,000 243
$500,000 up 204

Education

Educational Climate Index: 4

1 = Low, 5 = High

The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Level of Education

No High School: 238
Some High School: 190
High School Grad: 1500
Some College: 1284
Associate Degree: 718
Bachelors Degree: 3071
Graduate Degree: 2858

Employment

White Collar vs. Blue Collar

White Collar: 60
Blue Collar: 40

Geography

Annual Precipitation: 49.63
Average January Low Temperature: 21.5
Average January High Temperature: 38.5
Average July Low Temperature: 63.1
Average July High Temperature: 86.6

Pollution Index (Avg. = 100)

Carbon Monoxide 104
Lead 46
Nitrogen Oxide 143
Ozone 92
Particulate Matter 105
Air Pollution 98

Amenities

CATEGORIES
Attractions - Recreation 17 Locations
Automotive Services 44 Locations
Banks - Financial 62 Locations
Eating - Drinking 77 Locations
Government - Public 11 Locations
Health Care Services 201 Locations
Hospitality 3 Locations
Organizations - Associations 28 Locations
Personal Services 457 Locations
Pet Services 6 Locations
Shopping 194 Locations
Travel 20 Locations

Schools

Campbell Elementary
Edgar Elementary
Metuchen High Secondary
Mildred B. Moss Elementary

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