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Middlesex, NJ (New Jersey) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $341,943 (it was $165,000 in 2000)
Middlesex:

$341,943
New Jersey:

$334,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $263,896 - $406,746

Middlesex,NJ index of house prices

Total population: 13,888 (Urban population: 13,717, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 4,845 (4,645 occupied: 3,503 owner occupied, 1,139 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

25%
State:

36%

Housing density: 1,385 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017 in this county: $277,245.

Median contract rent in 2017: $782 (lower quartile is $677, upper quartile is $930)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $1,405


Median gross rent in Middlesex, NJ in 2017: $830

Housing units in Middlesex with a mortgage: 2,299 (30 second mortgage, 335 home equity loan, 21 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,201

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $131,738

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $76,812

Median monthly housing costs: $1,651


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Middlesex, New Jersey Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1959

Median year apartment built: 1965

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,992
  • In family households: 12,655 (1,853 male householders, 1,689 female householders)
    2,754 spouses, 4,887 children (4,675 natural, 158 adopted, 23 stepchildren), 322 grandchildren, 152 brothers or sisters, 341 parents, 422 other relatives, 203 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,290 (465 male householders (397 living alone)), 645 female householders (568 living alone)), 170 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 21

Size of family households: 1,254 2-persons, 759 3-persons, 764 4-persons, 408 5-persons, 228 6-persons, 113 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 967 1-person, 142 2-persons.

2,464 married couples with children.
519 single-parent households (73 men, 446 women).

70.0% of residents of Middlesex speak English at home.
20.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
4.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
4.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (33% speak English very well, 35% speak English well, 26% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 3,075 (22.0%)
(67.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.3
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Middlesex, New Jersey
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Middlesex, New Jersey
  • 0no bedroom
  • 301 bedroom
  • 3462 bedrooms
  • 1,8843 bedrooms
  • 1,0944 bedrooms
  • 1845+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Middlesex, New Jersey
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Middlesex, New Jersey
  • 0no bedroom
  • 3821 bedroom
  • 4262 bedrooms
  • 2353 bedrooms
  • 1124 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Middlesex in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Middlesex in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 79no vehicle
  • 8621 vehicle
  • 1,4952 vehicles
  • 6353 vehicles
  • 3444 vehicles
  • 895+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Middlesex in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Middlesex in renter-occupied apartments
  • 73no vehicle
  • 4621 vehicle
  • 5542 vehicles
  • 143 vehicles
  • 524 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Middlesex, New Jersey
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Middlesex, New Jersey
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 393 rooms
  • 2324 rooms
  • 5365 rooms
  • 6586 rooms
  • 7567 rooms
  • 6468 rooms
  • 6079+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Middlesex, New Jersey
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Middlesex, New Jersey
  • 01 room
  • 292 rooms
  • 2443 rooms
  • 3754 rooms
  • 2055 rooms
  • 1216 rooms
  • 717 rooms
  • 828 rooms
  • 149+ rooms
Year house built
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Middlesex, NJ
  • Middlesex, NJ household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Middlesex, NJ in 2017
  • 157Less than $10,000
  • 171$10,000 to $19,999
  • 236$20,000 to $29,999
  • 272$30,000 to $39,999
  • 455$40,000 to $49,999
  • 318$50,000 to $59,999
  • 437$60,000 to $74,999
  • 692$75,000 to $99,999
  • 367$100,000 to $124,999
  • 481$125,000 to $149,999
  • 557$150,000 to $199,999
  • 518$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Middlesex, NJ

  • Distribution of house value in Middlesex, NJ in 2017
  • 20Less than $10,000
  • 11$80,000 to $89,999
  • 9$100,000 to $124,999
  • 12$125,000 to $149,999
  • 92$150,000 to $174,999
  • 123$175,000 to $199,999
  • 429$200,000 to $249,999
  • 871$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,200$300,000 to $399,999
  • 518$400,000 to $499,999
  • 115$500,000 to $749,999
  • 13$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Middlesex, NJ

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Middlesex, NJ in 2017
  • 15$150 to $199
  • 57$250 to $299
  • 6$300 to $349
  • 48$750 to $799
  • 132$900 to $999
  • 288$1,000 to $1,249
  • 275$1,250 to $1,499
  • 165$1,500 to $1,999
  • 77$2,000 to $2,499
  • 46No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 40.0%
Number of people working at home: 342 (4.7% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 211
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 791
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 679
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 918
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 989
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 329
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,171
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 136
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 210
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 696
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 480
  • 90 or more minutes: 318
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Middlesex

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,489 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 575 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 52 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 3 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 47 (1%)
  • Taxi: 182 (3%)
  • Bicycle: 10 (0%)
  • Walked: 135 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 342 (6%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.1%Males
  • 1.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 0.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 0.9%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 13.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 3.9%Males
  • 2.8%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Middlesex, New Jersey
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Middlesex, New Jersey
  • 6202010 or later
  • 8232000 to 2009
  • 6521990 to 1999
  • 4621980 to 1989
  • 2491970 to 1979
  • 478Before 1970
Ancestries in Middlesex, NJ

First ancestries reported:

  • Italian: 966 (13.3%)
  • Polish: 379 (5.2%)
  • American: 354 (4.9%)
  • Irish: 325 (4.5%)
  • German: 276 (3.8%)
  • Jamaican: 176 (2.4%)
  • Hungarian: 95 (1.3%)
  • Greek: 88 (1.2%)
  • English: 77 (1.1%)
  • Guyanese: 72 (1.0%)
  • Nigerian: 52 (0.7%)
  • European: 50 (0.7%)
  • Portuguese: 48 (0.7%)
  • Haitian: 43 (0.6%)
  • Slovak: 38 (0.5%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 32 (0.4%)
  • Russian: 28 (0.4%)
  • Norwegian: 26 (0.4%)
  • Ukrainian: 24 (0.3%)
  • Danish: 22 (0.3%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 21 (0.3%)
  • Lithuanian: 18 (0.2%)
  • Scottish: 15 (0.2%)
  • Belgian: 14 (0.2%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 14 (0.2%)
  • Dutch: 12 (0.2%)
  • Czech: 10 (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 9 (0.1%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Peru
Middlesex:

15.8% (485)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

Colombia
Middlesex:

10.7% (329)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

Jamaica
Middlesex:

10.2% (313)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

Vietnam
Middlesex:

8.3% (254)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

Ecuador
Middlesex:

6.4% (197)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

El Salvador
Middlesex:

5.0% (153)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

Bangladesh
Middlesex:

4.7% (143)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

Greece
Middlesex:

3.1% (96)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

Italy
Middlesex:

3.1% (94)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

India
Middlesex:

3.0% (92)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

Guyana
Middlesex:

2.3% (72)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

Belarus
Middlesex:

1.7% (53)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 8,542
  • Other state: 2,106
  • Northeast: 1,627
  • Midwest: 69
  • South: 315
  • West: 94

91.4% of Middlesex residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 16.3% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78.1% lived in New Jersey.


Middlesex:

91.4%
State average:

89.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 36
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 38
  • 7th and 8th grade: 43
  • 9th grade: 72
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 19
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 63
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,417
  • Less than 1 year of college: 287
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 475
  • Associate degree: 401
  • Bachelor's degree: 793
  • Master's degree: 345
  • Professional school degree: 106
  • Doctorate degree: 51
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 56
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 21
  • 5th and 6th grade: 40
  • 7th and 8th grade: 76
  • 9th grade: 85
  • 10th grade: 17
  • 11th grade: 31
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 76
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,535
  • Less than 1 year of college: 310
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 776
  • Associate degree: 414
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,134
  • Master's degree: 425
  • Professional school degree: 71
  • Doctorate degree: 17
Educational Attainment for Females
Middlesex marital status for males
Middlesex marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,538
  • One, attached: 373
  • Two: 280
  • 3 or 4: 128
  • 5 to 9: 52
  • 10 to 19: 102
  • 20 to 49: 293
  • 50 or more: 129
  • Mobile homes: 12
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 0.6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 0.6%

House/condo owner moved in on average 19 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Middlesex
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Middlesex, NJ
  • 93.4%Utility gas
  • 4.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Electricity
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Middlesex, NJ
  • 58.3%Utility gas
  • 31.6%Electricity
  • 5.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.8%No fuel used
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 37
Here:

2.4%
New Jersey:

9.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 64
Here:

6.7%
New Jersey:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 150
Here:

21.3%
New Jersey:

25.2%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability