Metuchen, NJ Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 5,104 housing units in Metuchen. This represents a 0.1% growth from 5,097 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 5,104 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Metuchen is about 80.7%. Metuchen's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.2%. Average household size is 2.57 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Metuchen were built after 1953.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.30%
One Bedroom11%
Two Bedrooms21.90%
Three Bedrooms42.90%
Four Bedrooms17.80%
Five Bedrooms or more5.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.72
Median year structure was built1952
Median Value of occupied units$194,900
Median Price asked for vacant units$450,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.94
Median year structure was built1959
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$246

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage5.40%
Home Equity Loan10.50%
Simple Mortgage52.50%
Debt Free31.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.4%