Linden, NJ Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 15,567 housing units in Linden. This represents a 4.4% growth from 14,917 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 15,567 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Linden is about 58.7%. Linden's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.3%. Average household size is 2.6 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Linden were built after 1954.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.20%
One Bedroom15.50%
Two Bedrooms31.60%
Three Bedrooms36.80%
Four Bedrooms11.50%
Five Bedrooms or more2.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.76
Median year structure was built1952
Median Value of occupied units$148,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$127,700

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.37
Median year structure was built1959
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$768

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage6.90%
Home Equity Loan6.60%
Simple Mortgage42.60%
Debt Free43.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs22%