Edison, New Jersey

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Population in July 2007: 101,207.
Males: 49,652  (49.1%)
Females: 51,555  (50.9%)
Median resident age:  36.3 years
New Jersey median age:  36.7 years

Zip codes: 08817.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $87,228 (it was $69,746 in 2000)
Edison:

$87,228
NJ:

$70,165

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $37,853 (it was $30,148 in 2000)

Edison CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $346,588 (it was $182,100 in 2000)
Edison:

$346,588
NJ:

$307,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $327,554; Detached houses: $356,587; Townhouses or other attached units: $239,444; In 2-unit structures: $249,367; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $206,012; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $220,096; Mobile homes: $67,687
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  • Races in Edison, NJ (2000)

    Edison races chart
    • 54,46155.8%White alone
    • 28,54129.2%Asian alone
    • 6,4586.6%Black alone
    • 6,2266.4%Hispanic
    • 1,6221.7%Two or more races
    • 2630.3%Other race alone
    • 850.09%American Indian alone
    • 310.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Edison detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Edison: 133.6 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (14.8%), Irish (11.1%), German (8.7%), Polish (7.4%), English (3.5%), Hungarian (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 100 feet

Land area: 30.1 square miles.

Population density: 3,360 people per square mile   (average).

Edison,NJ real estate house value index trend

Edison, New Jersey map

For population 25 years and over in Edison:

  • High school or higher: 87.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Edison CDP:

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 61.3%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

32,351 residents are foreign born (22.8% Asia, 4.9% Europe, 3.7% Latin America).

This place:

33.1%
New Jersey:

21.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Edison CDP:  2.3% ($4,124)
New Jersey:  2.4% ($4,047)
Edison satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Staten Island, NY (12.9 miles , pop. 443,728).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Brooklyn, NY (23.7 miles , pop. 2,465,326).

Nearest cities: Metuchen borough, NJ (1.0 miles ), Fords, NJ (1.8 miles ), South Plainfield borough, NJ (1.9 miles ), Highland Park borough, NJ (1.9 miles ), Iselin, NJ (2.0 miles ), Society Hill, NJ (2.0 miles ), Colonia, NJ (2.2 miles ), New Brunswick, NJ (2.2 miles ).

Latitude: 40.54 N, Longitude: 74.38 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +18,555 (+19.0%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 11,695 (23.7%)

Edison tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.9%
New Jersey:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Chemicals (5%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Chemicals (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Broadcasting and telecommunications (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (15%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)

Work and jobs in Edison: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Edison, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Edison-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.2 miles away from the Edison place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 10/18/1990, a category F3 tornado 21.0 miles away from the place center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Edison-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 88.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 236.2 miles away from Edison center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 275.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 38.5 miles away from Edison center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 237.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Middlesex County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Heavy Rains: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Edison topographic map

Birthplace of: Frank Guinta - Politician, Ken Cuccinelli - Politician, Rich Clementi - Martial artist, Victor Mitchell - Politician, Chris Snee - 2005 NFL player (New York Giants, born: Jan 8, 1982), Jeremy Zuttah - Footballer, Mike Vallely - Skateboarder, Steven Fulop - Marine, Tom DeSanto - Film producer, Chris Ackerman - Actor.

Main business address for: JOULE INC (SERVICES-FACILITIES SUPPORT MANAGEMENT SERVICES), U.S. Shipping Partners L.P. (WATER TRANSPORTATION), PHARMACEUTICAL FORMULATIONS INC (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS), NEW BRUNSWICK SCIENTIFIC CO INC (LABORATORY APPARATUS & FURNITURE), CHASE MORTGAGE FINANCE CORP (ASSET-BACKED SECURITIES), HANOVER CAPITAL MORTGAGE HOLDINGS INC (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS), INTELLIGROUP INC (SERVICES-COMPUTER INTEGRATED SYSTEMS DESIGN), MAJESCO HOLDINGS INC (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE).

Hospitals in Edison:

  • CARING HOSPICE SERVICES OF CENTRAL JERSEY (1090 KING GEORGES POST ROAD #703)
  • GRACE HEALTHCARE SERVICES LLC (105 FIELDCREST AVENUE)
  • HAVEN HOSPICE AT JFK MEDICAL CENTER (65 JAMES STREET)
  • JFK MEDICAL CTR - ANTHONY M. YELENCSICS COMMUNITY (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 65 JAMES STREET)

Nursing Homes in Edison:

  • BIRCHWOOD NURSING CONV CENTER (1350 INMAN AVE)
  • BRIGHTON GARDENS OF EDISON (1801 OAKTREE ROAD)
  • CARE ONE AT THE HIGHLANDS (1350 INMAN AVENUE)
  • EDISON ESTATES INC (465 PLAINFIELD AVE)
  • HARTWYCK AT OAK TREE (2048 OAK TREE ROAD)
  • JFK HARTWYCK AT EDISON ESTATES (10 BRUNSWICK AVENUE)
  • NEW JERSEY VETERANS MEMORIAL HOME MENLO (132 EVERGREEN RD)
  • ROOSEVELT CARE CENTER (ONE ROOSEVELT DRIVE)

Dialysis Facilities in Edison:

  • DVA EDISON (29 MERIDIAN ROAD)
  • FMC EDISON (2 OLSEN AVE)

Heliports located in Edison:

Amtrak stations near Edison:

  • 4 miles: METROPARK (ISELIN, 100 MIDDLESEX-ESSEX TPK.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 5 miles: NEW BRUNSWICK (FRENCH & ALBANY STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Colleges/Universities in Edison:

  • Middlesex County College (Full-time enrollment: 9,849; Location: 2600 Woodbridge Avenue; Public; Website: www.middlesexcc.edu)
  • Lincoln Technical Institute-Edison (FT enrollment: 644; Location: 1697 Oak Tree Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.lincolntech.com)
  • Rabbi Jacob Joseph School (FT enrollment: 58; Location: One Plainfield Ave; Private, not-for-profit)
  • P C Age-Edison (FT enrollment: 56; Location: 145 Talmadge Rd, Suite 19; Private, for-profit; Website: www.pcage.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Edison:

  • Rutgers University-New Brunswick (about 5 miles; New Brunswick, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 39,388)
  • Union County College (about 10 miles; Cranford, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,148)
  • Kean University (about 13 miles; Union, NJ; FT enrollment: 12,648)
  • College of Staten Island CUNY (about 13 miles; Staten Island, NY; FT enrollment: 11,684)
  • Drew University (about 16 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • Seton Hall University (about 16 miles; South Orange, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,742)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham (about 17 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,690)

Public high schools in Edison:

  • JOHN P. STEVENS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,124, Location: 855 GROVE AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)
  • EDISON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,990, Location: 50 BOULEVARD OF THE EAGLES, Grades: 9-12)
  • MIDDLESEX COUNTY VOC ACADEMY MATH SCIENCE &ENGINEE (Location: 100 TECHNOLOGY DRIVE, Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Edison:

  • BISHOP GEORGE AHR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 886, Location: 1 TINGLEY LN, Grades: 9-12)
  • WARDLAW-HARTRIDGE SCHOOL (Students: 446, Location: 1295 INMAN AVE, Grades: PK-12)
  • RABBI JACOB JOSEPH YESHIVA (Students: 92, Location: 1 PLAINFIELD AVE, Grades: 9-12, Boys only)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Edison:

Private elementary/middle schools in Edison:

  • ST HELENA SCHOOL (Students: 289, Location: 930 GROVE AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • LITTLE FLOWER MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 285, Location: 6 KILMER RD STE O, Grades: PK-2)
  • LITTLE TREASURES LEARNING CENTER (Students: 267, Location: 2177 OAK TREE RD STE 100, Grades: UG-1)
  • YESHIVAT NETIVOT MONTESSORI (Students: 101, Location: 91 JEFFERSON BLVD, Grades: PK-7)
  • PEPPERMINT TREE CHILD CARE CENTER (Students: 62, Location: 165 FIELDCREST AVE, Grades: PK-1)
  • YOU & ME SCHOOL (Students: 8, Location: 2050 OAK TREE RD, Grades: PK-T1)
See full list of schools located in Edison

Library in Edison:

  • EDISON TOWNSHIP FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $6,045,785; Location: 340 PLAINFIELD AVENUE; 314,939 books; 3,661 e-books; 7,731 audio materials; 4,984 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 6 other licensed databases; 279 print serial subscriptions)

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  • Our Lady of Peace School, 620 Amboy Ave. Edison. Primary and secondary school

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Notable locations in Edison: Sutton - Kilmer Industrial Campus (A), Metuchen Yard (B), Metuchen Country Club (C), Potter Station (D), Plainfield Country Club (E), Metuchen Station (F), Ash Brook Swimming Club (G), Edison Memorial Tower (H), Metuchen Public Library (I), Metuchen Borough Hall (J), Jewish Community Center of Metuchen (K), Woodburn Hall (L), O'Neill Hall (M), West Hall (N), Raritan Hall (O), North Hall (P), Main Hall (Q), L'Hommedieu Hall (R), Edison Hall (S), East Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Menlo Park Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Edison include: JOULE INC (A), U.S. Shipping Partners L.P. (B), PHARMACEUTICAL FORMULATIONS INC (C), NEW BRUNSWICK SCIENTIFIC CO INC (D), CHASE MORTGAGE FINANCE CORP (E), HANOVER CAPITAL MORTGAGE HOLDINGS INC (F), INTELLIGROUP INC (G), MAJESCO HOLDINGS INC (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Edison include: Stelton Baptist Church (A), Church of Jesus Christ (B), Saint Matthew's Roman Catholic Church (C), Lord of Hope Presbyterian Church (D), Abundant Life Christian Center (E), Saint James Episcopal Church (F), Saint Margaret and Marys Church (G), New Dover United Methodist Church (H), New Hope Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hillside Cemetery (1), New Dover Cemetery (2), Smally Cemetery (3), Metuchen Colonial Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Mirror Lake (A), Silver Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mill Brook (A), Rum Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Edison include: Center Street Park (1), Hampton Park (2), Memorial Park (3), Metuchen Municipal Pool (4), Myrtle - Charles Park (5), Oakland Park (6), Olmezer Park (7), Thomas Park (8), Edgar Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Information Managers (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 3840 Park Avenue) (1), Inspec Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 379 Thornall Street Suite 2) (2), Licensed Inflatable (Amusement & Theme Parks; 216 Tingley Lane) (3), Kids Party Jungle (Amusement & Theme Parks; 216 Tingley Lane) (4), B Bonds Grand Slam (Amusement & Theme Parks; 910 Oak Tree Road) (5), Henderson's Gymnastics Academy (Amusement & Theme Parks; 216 Tingley Lane) (6), Game World (Amusement & Theme Parks; Menlo Park Mall) (7), Phoenix Travel (190 Road 27) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Courtyard Edison Woodbridge (3105 Woodbridge Avenue) (1), Extended Stay America (1 Fieldcrest Ave) (2), Edison Motor Lodge (570 U S Hwy No 1 N.) (3), Courtyard by Marriot (3105 Woodbridge Avenue) (4), Christie Street Sports Lounge (State Highway 27 & T) (5), Days Inn Edison (610 U South Route 1 North) (6), J Q'S at the Clarion (State Highway 27 & T) (7), Lee's Motel (USHighway 1 North) (8), Hilton Garden Inn Edison (50 Raritan Center Parkway) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Spice Court (691 USHighway 1) (1), Edison - Municipal Court- Frequently Called Numbers- Violations Bureau (100 Municipal Boulevard) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Middlesex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 102. This is worse than average.

City:

102
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.337. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.337
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 9.08. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.08
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.668. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.668
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 14.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.03. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.03
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00543. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00543
U.S.:

0.01376
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  73.7%
Whole state:  70.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.5%
Whole state:  4.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.8%
Whole state:

8.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

2.6%
Whole state:

4.2%

People in group quarters in Edison in 2000:

  • 1,078 people in nursing homes
  • 538 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 290 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 90 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 28 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 22 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 16 people in religious group quarters
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 13 people in other group homes
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with most branches in Edison (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: 7 branches. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Bank of America, National Association: Edison Branch, Edison Branch, Parsonage Road Branch, Edison Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Edison Oak Tree Road, Edison Inman Avenue, Edison. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Raritan Branch, Edison Banking Center Branch, Durham Center Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Fulton Bank of New Jersey: Talmadge Road Branch at 112 Talmadge Road, branch established on 2007/07/02; Edison Branch at 1943 Oak Tree Road, branch established on 2001/05/07. Info updated 2012/02/08: Bank assets: $3,408.9 mil, Deposits: $2,816.1 mil, headquarters in Mount Laurel, NJ, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 74 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation
  • The Provident Bank: Edison at 980 Amboy Avenue, branch established on 1901/01/01; North Edison at 2100 Oak Tree Road, branch established on 1901/01/01. Info updated 2010/07/27: Bank assets: $7,097.5 mil, Deposits: $5,186.9 mil, headquarters in Jersey City, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 83 total offices, Holding Company: Provident Financial Services, Inc.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Edison/Stony Road Branch at 1906 Lincoln Highway, branch established on 2003/06/07; Edison/Oak Tree Branch at 2064 Oak Tree Road, branch established on 2004/08/28. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • HSBC Bank USA, National Association: North Edison Branch at 33 Route 27, branch established on 2009/05/18; Edison Branch at 1819 Route 27, branch established on 2009/02/09. Info updated 2010/11/30: Bank assets: $206,009.7 mil, Deposits: $149,026.8 mil, headquarters in Mc Lean, VA, positive income, 474 total offices, Holding Company: Hsbc Holdings Plc
  • Investors Bank: Edison Branch at 1655 Oak Tree Road, branch established on 1998/03/23; Amboy Road Branch at 946 Amboy Avenue, branch established on 2009/09/08. Info updated 2012/02/27: Bank assets: $10,674.9 mil, Deposits: $7,419.7 mil, headquarters in Short Hills, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 86 total offices, Holding Company: Investors Bancorp, Mhc
  • 16 other banks with 18 local branches

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
New Jersey average:

13.1

Edison travel time to work - commute Edison mode of transportation to work chart

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Neighborhoods in Edison:

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Religion statistics for Edison CDP (based on Middlesex County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic322,34074
Other48,71773
Mainline Protestant35,693113
Evangelical Protestant29,296130
Orthodox13,49114
Black Protestant5,87917
None354,442-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 221
Middlesex County:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 172
Middlesex County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 69
Middlesex County:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 477
Here:

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.6%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Middlesex County:

23.8%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.2%
State:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

53.9%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Edison:

50.5%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.5
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.9%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Edison:

14.3%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Edison:

6.9
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

29.4%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

58.8%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Edison:

81.1%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Edison, NJ Residents

5.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($53,970 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
New Jersey average:

5.08%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($792 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.09%
New Jersey average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Union County, NJ  0.57% ($46,633 average AGI)
from Somerset County, NJ  0.55% ($51,397)
from Monmouth County, NJ  0.39% ($56,722)


6.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($59,321 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.44%
New Jersey average:

5.65%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($888 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.10%
New Jersey average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Somerset County, NJ  0.65% ($64,341 average AGI)
to Monmouth County, NJ  0.50% ($66,985)
to Union County, NJ  0.46% ($49,757)

Strongest AM radio stations in Edison:

  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WJDM (1530 AM; 10 kW; ELIZABETH, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WCTC (1450 AM; 1 kW; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Edison:

  • WMGQ (98.3 FM; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WAWZ (99.1 FM; ZAREPHATH, NJ; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WSIA (88.9 FM; STATEN ISLAND, NY; Owner: THE COLLEGE OF STATEN ISLAND)

TV broadcast stations around Edison:

  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W36AS (Channel 36; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNJN (Channel 50; MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CNG AUTHORITY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Edison fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 7,070Total average daily traffic
  • 70Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,545Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Edison)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Edison, NJ)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 193 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Edison)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 28 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Edison)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 26 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED232$285,409677$278,3562,981$271,882126$112,8731$2,000,00080$214,8503$99,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED16$268,31385$297,624298$279,14119$92,7370$010$180,8000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED44$296,432121$308,0831,072$291,50985$117,2241$8,025,00068$195,8821$121,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN41$308,43993$296,602637$284,58632$155,0003$283,33322$191,5910$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS11$306,45546$290,087179$272,3466$77,5000$07$190,8570$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 26 tracts in Edison, NJ

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 26 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED101$289,94155$352,509
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED44$316,43225$311,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED21$309,09518$319,056
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$355,2508$267,375
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$321,4000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 19
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Edison, NJ

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Edison, New Jersey:

  • Comfort Inn, 831 Rt 1 S, Edison, New Jersey 08817 , Phone: (732) 287-0171, Fax: (732) 287-8364
  • Edison Hotel, 3050 Woodbridge Ave, Edison, New Jersey 8837 , Phone: (732) 661-1000, Fax: (732) 738-6218
  • Crowne Plaza Edison, 2055 Lincoln Hwy, Edison, New Jersey 8817 , Phone: (732) 287-3500, Fax: (732) 287-4549
  • Extended Stay America - Edison - Raritan Center, 1 Fieldcrest Ave, Edison, New Jersey 8837 , Phone: (732) 346-9366, Fax: (732) 346-9355
  • Edison/Woodbridge Courtyard By Marriott, 3105 Woodbridge Ave, Edison, New Jersey 8837 , Phone: (732) 738-1991, Fax: (732) 738-8866
  • Hilton Garden Inn Edison, 50 Raritan Center Pkwy, Edison, New Jersey 8837 , Phone: (732) 225-0900, Fax: (732) 692-1561
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Marriott, 875 New Durham Rd, Edison, New Jersey 8817 , Phone: (732) 650-0011, Fax: (732) 650-0021
  • Quality Inn, 21 Cortland St, Edison, New Jersey 8837 , Phone: (732) 548-7000, Fax: (609) 228-6337
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Edison, New Jersey
Most common first names in Edison, NJ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John89974.1 years
Mary76580.2 years
Joseph56575.5 years
Anna46382.8 years
William44673.6 years
Helen41280.8 years
James33071.1 years
Robert32168.1 years
Frank31877.1 years
George31776.3 years
Most common last names in Edison, NJ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10775.4 years
Miller9377.0 years
Patel7770.1 years
Johnson7475.0 years
Brown6676.9 years
Toth5277.9 years
Hansen4681.0 years
Anderson4479.5 years
Nagy4380.7 years
Williams4070.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Edison, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven7J. Jill1
A&P1J.Crew1
ALDO1JoS. A. Bank1
AT&T3Jones New York2
Abercrombie & Fitch1Justice1
Abercrombie Kids1Kroger1
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Bryant1
Aeropostale1LensCrafters1
Aerosoles1Macy's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Marriott2
Apple Store1MasterBrand Cabinets12
Applebee's1McDonald's4
Audi1Men's Wearhouse1
AutoZone1Motherhood Maternity1
BMW1New Balance2
Bakers1New York & Co1
Banana Republic1Nike6
Barnes & Noble1Nissan1
Baskin-Robbins1Nordstrom1
Bath & Body Works1Office Depot1
Bebe1Old Navy1
Brookstone1Outback1
Burger King3Outback Steakhouse1
CVS2Pac Sun1
Cache1Panera Bread1
Catherines1Pathmark1
Chick-Fil-A1Payless2
Chico's1Penske1
Chipotle1Pizza Hut1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Cinnabon 1Quiznos1
Cold Stone Creamery1RadioShack2
Coldwater Creek1Red Roof Inn1
Comfort Inn1Rite Aid4
Costco1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Curves2SONIC Drive-In1
DHL1Sam's Club1
Dairy Queen1Sephora1
Days Inn1Sheraton1
Decora Cabinetry4Soma Intimates1
Domino's Pizza2Spencer Gifts1
DressBarn1Sprint Nextel1
Dunkin Donuts12Staples1
Express1Starbucks3
Extended Stay America1Stop & Shop2
FedEx21Subway7
Firestone Complete Auto Care1T.J.Maxx1
Foot Locker2Taco Bell2
Forever 211Target1
GNC1The Cheesecake Factory1
GameStop2The Limited1
Gap1The Room Place1
Gymboree1Toys"R"Us1
H&M1True Value1
H&R Block2U-Haul4
Haagen-Dazs1UPS22
Harmon Face Values1Urban Outfitters1
Hilton1Verizon Wireless3
Holiday Inn3Victoria's Secret1
Hollister Co.1Volkswagen1
Home Depot1Walgreens3
HomeTown Buffet1Walmart1
Honda1Wendy's2
IHOP1YMCA1

Edison compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Edison on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Computer specialists (population 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Life and physical scientists (population 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Computer specialists (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Warehousing and storage (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Chemicals (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Apparel, fabrics, and notions merchant wholesalers (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Paper and paper products merchant wholesalers (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Accountants and auditors (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Leather and allied products (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Accountants and auditors (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Drugs, sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Pharmacies and drug stores (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Miscellaneous manufacturing (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Chemicals (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Warehousing and storage (population 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Broadcasting and telecommunications (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Pharmacies and drug stores (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Broadcasting and telecommunications (population 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers (population 50,000+)"
  • #27 (08817) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Hungarian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
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