Edison, NJ Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 36,018 housing units in Edison. This represents a 9.7% growth from 32,832 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 35,974 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 44 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Edison is about 63.9%. Edison's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.4%. Average household size is 2.72 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Edison were built after 1971.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.20%
One Bedroom20.20%
Two Bedrooms26.10%
Three Bedrooms31%
Four Bedrooms16.90%
Five Bedrooms or more3.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.89
Median year structure was built1967
Median Value of occupied units$186,900
Median Price asked for vacant units$159,400

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.41
Median year structure was built1977
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$848

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage6.70%
Home Equity Loan10.30%
Simple Mortgage53.50%
Debt Free29.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20.1%