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Middlesex, NJ (New Jersey) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $320,294 (it was $165,000 in 2000)
Middlesex:

$320,294
New Jersey:

$348,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $271,528 - $393,653

Middlesex,NJ index of house prices

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

Houses: 5,222 (4,883 occupied: 3,382 owner occupied, 1,500 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

31%
State:

37%

Housing density: 1,493 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $486,245.

Median contract rent in 2019: $1,277 (lower quartile is $1,118, upper quartile is $1,680)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2019: $1,234


Median gross rent in Middlesex, NJ in 2019: $1,471

Housing units in Middlesex with a mortgage: 2,404 (44 second mortgage, 152 home equity loan, 24 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 980

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $132,670

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $62,502

Median monthly housing costs: $1,732

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Middlesex, New Jersey Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1958

Median year apartment built: 1970

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,647
  • Male householders: 2,737 (371 living alone), Female householders: 2,134 (679 living alone)
  • 2,810 spouses (2,787 opposite-sex spouses), 174 unmarried partners, (174 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,527 children (4,122 natural, 91 adopted, 348 stepchildren), 381 grandchildren, 133 brothers or sisters, 294 parents, 0 foster children, 273 other relatives, 225 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 15

Size of family households: 1,537 2-persons, 785 3-persons, 775 4-persons, 339 5-persons, 128 6-persons, 114 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,086 1-person, 145 2-persons, 19 4-persons.

2,127 married couples with children.
549 single-parent households (221 men, 328 women).

67.1% of residents of Middlesex speak English at home.
25.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
4.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (68% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
3.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (42% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 23% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (55% speak English well, 45% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 3,044 (22.3%)
(63.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.0
State:

4.0

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
  • 91 bedroom
  • 3552 bedrooms
  • 1,9413 bedrooms
  • 9374 bedrooms
  • 1635+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Middlesex, New Jersey
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Middlesex, New Jersey
  • 0no bedroom
  • 6761 bedroom
  • 4292 bedrooms
  • 3333 bedrooms
  • 824 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
  • 66no vehicle
  • 7621 vehicle
  • 1,4952 vehicles
  • 6313 vehicles
  • 3374 vehicles
  • 1105+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Middlesex in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Middlesex in renter-occupied apartments
  • 219no vehicle
  • 5651 vehicle
  • 6902 vehicles
  • 163 vehicles
  • 274 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
  • 173 rooms
  • 1594 rooms
  • 6485 rooms
  • 8036 rooms
  • 8297 rooms
  • 4548 rooms
  • 4909+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Middlesex, New Jersey
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Middlesex, New Jersey
  • 01 room
  • 572 rooms
  • 4743 rooms
  • 4904 rooms
  • 1645 rooms
  • 1786 rooms
  • 857 rooms
  • 348 rooms
  • 429+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2019 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
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 2019
  • 45Less than $10,000
  • 223$10,000 to $19,999
  • 170$20,000 to $29,999
  • 385$30,000 to $39,999
  • 637$40,000 to $49,999
  • 412$50,000 to $59,999
  • 437$60,000 to $74,999
  • 617$75,000 to $99,999
  • 379$100,000 to $124,999
  • 644$125,000 to $149,999
  • 469$150,000 to $199,999
  • 424$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2019 in Middlesex, NJ

  • Distribution of house value in Middlesex, NJ in 2019
  • 21Less than $10,000
  • 23$90,000 to $99,999
  • 47$100,000 to $124,999
  • 28$125,000 to $149,999
  • 13$150,000 to $174,999
  • 37$175,000 to $199,999
  • 491$200,000 to $249,999
  • 862$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,249$300,000 to $399,999
  • 441$400,000 to $499,999
  • 93$500,000 to $749,999
  • 7$750,000 to $999,999
  • 41$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in Middlesex, NJ

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Middlesex, NJ in 2019
  • 20$100 to $149
  • 18$150 to $199
  • 38$250 to $299
  • 14$450 to $499
  • 18$900 to $999
  • 672$1,000 to $1,249
  • 168$1,250 to $1,499
  • 558$1,500 to $1,999
  • 101No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2019

Percentage of workers working in this county: 47.2%
Number of people working at home: 329 (4.5% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 280
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,051
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 760
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 830
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,137
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 432
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 832
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 230
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 135
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 422
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 421
  • 90 or more minutes: 347
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Middlesex

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,393 (78.3%)
  • Carpooled: 489 (8.7%)
  • Bus: 23 (0.4%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 6 (0.1%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 18 (0.3%)
  • Taxi: 100 (1.8%)
  • Bicycle: 42 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 218 (3.9%)
  • Worked at home: 322 (5.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
  • Unemployment by race in 2019
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.4%Males
  • 0.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 14.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 8.4%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 24.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 1.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 13.9%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
  • 5422010 or later
  • 9192000 to 2009
  • 6671990 to 1999
  • 4621980 to 1989
  • 2491970 to 1979
  • 478Before 1970
Ancestries in Middlesex, NJ

First ancestries reported:

  • Italian: 902 (12.4%)
  • German: 302 (4.1%)
  • American: 293 (4.0%)
  • Irish: 271 (3.7%)
  • Polish: 244 (3.4%)
  • Jamaican: 157 (2.2%)
  • Egyptian: 132 (1.8%)
  • Greek: 132 (1.8%)
  • Dutch: 90 (1.2%)
  • Eastern European: 88 (1.2%)
  • Hungarian: 66 (0.9%)
  • Ukrainian: 58 (0.8%)
  • Swedish: 53 (0.7%)
  • Haitian: 52 (0.7%)
  • Slovak: 49 (0.7%)
  • English: 27 (0.4%)
  • Lithuanian: 20 (0.3%)
  • Austrian: 19 (0.3%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 19 (0.3%)
  • Norwegian: 18 (0.2%)
  • Danish: 15 (0.2%)
  • Russian: 15 (0.2%)
  • Basque: 14 (0.2%)
  • British: 14 (0.2%)
  • Albanian: 13 (0.2%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 12 (0.2%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 12 (0.2%)
  • Portuguese: 10 (0.1%)

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

Peru
Middlesex:

16.4% (497)
New Jersey:

3.0% (59,609)

Dominican Republic
Middlesex:

9.6% (291)
New Jersey:

8.8% (175,598)

Colombia
Middlesex:

8.2% (249)
New Jersey:

4.1% (81,975)

Vietnam
Middlesex:

7.7% (234)
New Jersey:

0.8% (14,971)

El Salvador
Middlesex:

7.1% (215)
New Jersey:

2.4% (47,380)

Ecuador
Middlesex:

6.6% (202)
New Jersey:

4.0% (80,595)

Jamaica
Middlesex:

6.3% (191)
New Jersey:

2.2% (43,691)

Cuba
Middlesex:

4.5% (136)
New Jersey:

2.2% (43,917)

Bangladesh
Middlesex:

3.5% (107)
New Jersey:

0.8% (15,037)

Pakistan
Middlesex:

3.0% (92)
New Jersey:

1.3% (25,248)

Egypt
Middlesex:

2.6% (78)
New Jersey:

1.5% (29,642)

Mexico
Middlesex:

2.3% (70)
New Jersey:

5.5% (110,192)

India
Middlesex:

2.0% (62)
New Jersey:

12.9% (256,046)

Guyana
Middlesex:

2.0% (61)
New Jersey:

1.2% (24,038)

Greece
Middlesex:

1.5% (47)
New Jersey:

0.5% (9,552)

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

  • This state: 8,041
  • Other state: 2,289
  • Northeast: 1,386
  • Midwest: 193
  • South: 525
  • West: 262

89.8% of Middlesex residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30.3% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 86.9% lived in New Jersey.


Middlesex:

89.8%
State average:

89.8%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 105
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 24
  • 5th and 6th grade: 57
  • 7th and 8th grade: 31
  • 9th grade: 80
  • 10th grade: 78
  • 11th grade: 74
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 116
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,535
  • Less than 1 year of college: 263
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 711
  • Associate degree: 410
  • Bachelor's degree: 639
  • Master's degree: 258
  • Professional school degree: 90
  • Doctorate degree: 101
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 95
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 40
  • 5th and 6th grade: 91
  • 7th and 8th grade: 118
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 28
  • 11th grade: 49
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 105
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,677
  • Less than 1 year of college: 347
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 843
  • Associate degree: 256
  • Bachelor's degree: 912
  • Master's degree: 414
  • Professional school degree: 77
  • Doctorate degree: 13
Educational Attainment for Females
Middlesex marital status for males
Middlesex marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,651
  • One, attached: 523
  • Two: 137
  • 3 or 4: 217
  • 5 to 9: 38
  • 10 to 19: 162
  • 20 to 49: 259
  • 50 or more: 222
  • Mobile homes: 20
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2019: 0.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2019: 0.4%

House/condo owner moved in on average 18 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
  • 91.6%Utility gas
  • 3.7%Electricity
  • 2.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Middlesex, NJ
  • 70.8%Utility gas
  • 24.0%Electricity
  • 3.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.1%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 48
Here:

3.2%
New Jersey:

10.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 31
Here:

4.2%
New Jersey:

12.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 166
Here:

26.8%
New Jersey:

26.8%
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
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