South River, NJ Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 5,769 housing units in South River. This represents a 9.5% growth from 5,269 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 5,769 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in South River is about 69.2%. South River's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.8%. Average household size is 2.72 people.

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


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.30%
One Bedroom15.50%
Two Bedrooms25.20%
Three Bedrooms39.10%
Four Bedrooms15.70%
Five Bedrooms or more3.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.92
Median year structure was built1954
Median Value of occupied units$149,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$99,200

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.27
Median year structure was built1955
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$783

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage5.90%
Home Equity Loan8.30%
Simple Mortgage50%
Debt Free35.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21%