Welcome to your local Metuchen homes for sale & Middlesex County real estate resource. Metuchen is a charming community with beautiful housing and upscale neighborhoods. It was incorporated as a borough by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 20, 1900, from portions of Raritan Township (now known as Edison). For additional information on properties for sale in Metuchen, NJ or to schedule a private tour, contact your local real estate experts today! Read more about Metuchen real estate.
Metuchen, New Jersey is a hidden gem of a town that's located in northern New Jersey. Metuchen is a quaint little town with beautiful homes located on tree-lined streets. Residents of Metuchen take pride in their homes and neatly manicure their lawns and pay meticulous attention to their landscaping. It's a town that has a positive first impression, either when moving to the area or just passing through. Once buyers take a drive through the town of Metuchen, they are sure to instantly recognize the charm and unique characteristics of its homes.
In terms of population, Metuchen is a relatively small borough with a population of 13,756 people in five distinct neighborhoods. The housing costs of Metuchen are quite high — in fact, they're some of the highest housing prices in the whole nation.
Home prices in Metuchen, New Jersey generally range from the low $200,000 range up to $900,000. The median house value in Metuchen is $396,613, which as previously noted, is some of the most expensive house values in the country. The most common style of homes in Metuchen is single-family, which accounts for up to 66.4% of the area's housing. The majority of the homes are owner occupied and consist of three- and four-bedroom homes. These homes are primarily detached, although you can certainly find townhomes and condos throughout the area. Metuchen housing is primarily filled with ranches and cape cods, but many of the homes hold unique characteristics, which adds to the character of the neighborhood. Metuchen's appreciation rate is slightly above the national average at 5.63%. The appreciation rate is also 70% higher compared to the other cities and towns in New Jersey.
The area of Christol Street/Grove Avenue in Metuchen is a small neighborhood that has a median real estate price of $496,226, which is more expensive than 86.6% of New Jersey neighborhoods. You'll find many bilingual business owners and unique buildings that are original to specific time periods.
Robinvale is a small neighborhood near the center of Metuchen. It has a median real estate price of $429,822. It's located near the Menlo Park Mall and is considered an urban neighborhood based on population density. The real estate market in Robinvale primarily consists of medium-sized homes of two-to-three bedrooms, high-rise apartments, and apartment complexes. The majority of the housing in Robinvale is owner occupied, and the houses were built between 1940 and 1969. The housing supply is quite short in Robinvale in comparison to its demand.
The Borough Center in Metuchen has a median real estate price of $378,920. It's a suburban neighborhood based on population density, and most of the homes are owner occupied. Similarly to Robinvale, housing in Borough Center is in short supply compared to demand. This means there's a lot of competition in when homes come on the market, and the median real estate price reflects this situation.
Main Street/High Street is a very small neighborhood located within Metuchen. The median real estate price for this area is $337,192, and the area is considered an urban neighborhood based on population density.
Menlo Park Terrace is a small neighborhood located within Metuchen. The median real estate price is $313,260, which makes it one of the more inexpensive neighborhoods in the community of Metuchen. The urban neighborhood is made up of medium-sized single-family homes of three-to-four bedrooms, but also has housing that includes four or more bedrooms. The neighborhood has homes that vary in age and era, making for an eclectic mix of homes to choose from.
There are slightly over 2,000 students enrolled in the Metuchen School District. The high school is Metuchen High School, and the area has two elementary schools and one middle school.
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