Metuchen Demographics

Population - Marital Status - Employment - Means of Transport to Work - Households - Housing - Education - Income / Financial

Demographic information displayed on this page is aggregated from data for the following zip codes : 08840
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Metuchen Population Demographics top

Total Population 16,571
Male Population 8,203
Female Population 8,368
Male Population 49.5 %
Female Population 50.5 %
Median Age 41.7
Citizen US Born 12,592
Citizen not US Born 2,687
Not Citizen 1,292
Citizen US Born 75.99 %
Citizen not US Born 16.22 %
Not Citizen 7.8 %
Moved from Abroad 187
Moved from Same Country 709
Moved from Same State 298
Moved from Different State 228
Same House as Last Year 14,945
Moved from Abroad 1.14 %
Moved from Same Country 4.33 %
Moved from Same State 1.82 %
Moved from Different State 1.39 %
Same House as Last Year 91.31 %

Marital Status in Metuchen top

Never Married 3,562
Married 7,751
Separated 71
Widowed 773
Divorced 1,115
Never Married 26.98 %
Married 58.72 %
Separated 0.54 %
Widowed 5.86 %
Divorced 8.45 %

Occupational Employment in Metuchen top

White Collar 7,797
Blue Collar 954
White Collar 89.1 %
Blue Collar 10.9 %
Self Employees 605
Private Companies 6,001
Governmental Workers 1,394
Not for Profit Companies 751
Self Employees 6.91 %
Private Companies 68.58 %
Governmental Workers 15.93 %
Not for Profit Companies 8.58 %

Means of Transport to Work in Metuchen top

Car 6,345
Bus or TrolleyBus 33
Subway or Elevated 96
Railroad 1,322
Ferryboat 0
Bicycle 0
Motorcycle 9
TaxiCab 13
Walk 246

Number of Households in Metuchen top

Total Households 5,991
Average People Per Household 3
Family Households 4,423
Non-family Households 1,568
Non-family Households 73.83 %
Family Households 26.17 %
Households with Children 2,083
Households without Children 3,908
Households with Children 2083 %
Households without Children 3908 %

Housing in Metuchen top

Housing Units 6,204
Median Year Built 1956
Built in 1939 or Earlier 1,300
Built between 1940 and 1949 762
Built between 1950 and 1959 1,828
Built between 1960 and 1969 721
Built between 1970 and 1979 455
Built between 1980 and 1989 401
Built between 1990 and 1999 240
Built between 2000 and 2009 366
Built in 2010 or Later 131
Occupied Housing Units 5,991
Owner Occupied 4,794
Renter Occupied 1,197
Owner Occupied 80.02 %
Renter Occupied 19.98 %
With Mortgage 3,286
Without Mortgage 1,508
Median Value with Mortgage $388,200.00
Median Value without Mortgage $368,400.00
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,906.00
With Mortgage 68.54 %
Without Mortgage 31.46 %

Metuchen Education Statistics top

No High School 350
Some High School 2,726
Some College 2,456
Associate Degree 1,016
Bachelor's Degree 3,735
Graduate Degree 3,118
No High School 2.75 %
Some High School 21.45 %
Some College 13.86 %
Associate Degree 8 %
Bachelor's Degree 29.4 %
Graduate Degree 24.54 %

Income in Metuchen top

Average Household Income $145,310.80
Median Household Income $115,785.00
People below Poverty Level 307
People above Poverty Level 16,060

Recently added listings in Metuchen top

$310,000 USD
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
$665,000 USD
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
$665,000 USD
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
$2,200 USD
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
$499,000 USD
  • 3 Beds
  • 1.5 Baths

Disclaimer


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the 2017 American Community Survey and is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Metuchen is an area in Middlesex County,Gateway,New Jersey with a population of 16,571. There are 8,203 male residents living in Metuchen and 8,368 female residents. The total number of households is 5,991 with 3 people per household on average.
The median age of the current population is 42 with 7,751 people being married and 5,521 being single.

The employment numbers show that there are 89.10% white collar employees and 10.90% blue collar employees in Metuchen.