Trenton, NJ Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 33,908 housing units in Trenton. This represents a 1% growth from 33,578 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 33,908 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Trenton is about 45.5%. Trenton's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 13.1%. Average household size is 2.74 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Trenton were built after 1939.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type5.30%
One Bedroom20.50%
Two Bedrooms25.10%
Three Bedrooms34.70%
Four Bedrooms10.20%
Five Bedrooms or more4.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.88
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$65,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$56,200

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.63
Median year structure was built1948
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$528

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.10%
Second Mortgage7.40%
Home Equity Loan6.50%
Simple Mortgage49%
Debt Free37%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21.6%