Rumson Homes & Real Estate

Living in Rumson, NJ View today's hottest Rumson homes for sale & real estate in Monmouth County below! Rumson is part of the New York Metropolitan area, formed in 1907 from portions of Shrewsbury Township. Legend has it that the borough received its name because early settlers bought land from Native Americans in exchange for some rum. Native Americans called it "Navarumsunk," but it was shortened to Rumson. To request up-to-date information about Rumson, NJ properties for sale or to arrange a private home showing, contact your local real estate experts today. Read more about Rumson real estate.

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Rumson Real Estate Market

Rumson has a population of 7,006 people and covers a total area of 7.117 square miles. The borough borders Monmouth County municipalities of Fair Haven, Little Silver, Middletown Township, Monmouth Beach, and Sea Bright. Rumson was once a showplace of New Jersey, as people would drive to see the beautiful estates that are in the borough. Today, that beauty still holds. Many well-off Wall Street bankers commute back and forth from Rumson to New York City. Upscale New Yorkers know that Manhattan isn't a place where they want to raise children, especially because in Rumson they can find something truly spectacular to call home. There's something special about Rumson, which has something to do with being on the water, yet so close to New York City. Many people buy summer homes and use it on weekends, as well. The Rumson School District serves public school students in pre-kindergarten through 8th grade. Public school students from 9th to 12th grade attend Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School. There are also private schools available for grades K-8.

Rumson Home Prices

The median home price in Rumson, New Jersey is $1,000,000. It is a very upscale community where a lot of high profile people live. There are bungalows and Capes, as well as smaller ranches and Colonials. There are only 40 condominiums in the town. There are absolutely no cookie cutter neighborhoods in Rumson, as everything here is highly customized. The homes are shielded from prying eyes, making it very exclusive for those who enjoy their privacy. There are three small business districts within 1/4 of a mile of each other, which contain the usual elements of boutiques, banks, salons, and restaurants, making it very convenient for residents. But there are also top of the line restaurants for those who enjoy fine dining. The Rumson Market is an old general store where many locals run into each other. And for those enjoy a lot of shopping, the large mall of Monmouth Mall in Eatontown is only 6 miles southwest. There is also the Rumson Country Club for those who enjoy golfing, which includes an 18-hole golf course and tennis courts. Then, there is the 23 acre Meadow Ridge Park, which has baseball diamonds, soccer fields, and many walking paths to be enjoyed. In addition to all these amenities, there is also the Shrewsbury River that offers some of the finest fishing in New Jersey, including striped bass, bluefish, and flounder. With such abundant space, spectacular homes, amenities, and its close proximity to the water, it's no wonder so many families choose Rumson as their place to call home. Whatever your budget happens to be on your new home, you're likely to find a very luxurious home in a beautiful location in Rumson.

Rumson Utility Information

  • Water & Sewer: 732-449-0800
  • Electricity: 732-842-1877
  • Natural Gas: 732-942-8502
  • Phone Landline service: 855-287-7800
  • Internet, Phone & Cable Television: 855-287-7800
  • Garbage Services: 732-842-8941

Rumson City & Public Services

  • Administrative Offices: 732-530-7131
  • Animal Control: 732-530-2770
  • Business Licenses: 732-842-3022
  • City Hall: 732-842-3300
  • Economic and Community Development: 732-842-3022
  • Finance Department: 732-842-1170
  • Fire Department: 911 or 732-741-0474
  • Mayor's Office: 732-842-3300
  • Parks and Recreation: 732-842-3300
  • Police Department: 911 or Phone: 732-842-0500
  • Library: 732-842-2692

Rumson School Information

  • Rumson School District: 732-842-0330 x409

Rumson Real Estate Agents

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