Scotch Plains, NJ Real Estate
According to census data in the year 2000 there were 8,479 housing units in Scotch Plains.
This represents a 8.8% growth from 7,792 in 1990.
Of those housing units, 8,479 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.
Homeownership rate in Scotch Plains is about 78.7%.
Scotch Plains's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 1.5%.
Average household size is 2.71 people.
The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Scotch Plains were built after 1959.
|Housing Units by Size|
|Five Bedrooms or more||6.90%|
Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.95|
|Median year structure was built||1957|
|Median Value of occupied units||$258,800|
|Median Price asked for vacant units||$225,000|
Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||1.81|
|Median year structure was built||1972|
|Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units||$1,125|
Owners Finance Status
|Second Mortgage & Equity Loan||0.10%|
|Home Equity Loan||13.50%|
|Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs||21.6%|