Real Estate Market Update for 07076 (Scotch Plains, NJ)
Welcome to September's Market Update. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of August. The number of active listings was down 42% from one year earlier, and down 18% from the previous month. This smaller inventory means that buyers who waited to buy may have had a smaller selection to choose from. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just under 700-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was down 29%. This lower number of days may signal a positive trend in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was 600-thousand dollars. The number of units sold increased 15% year-over-year, and increased 3% month-over-month. These figures may indicate that buyers have been taking advantage of opportunities in this market. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for 07076 (Scotch Plains, NJ)
Area Information for 07076 (Scotch Plains, NJ)
  • Population: 23,531
  • Median Age: 42.21 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 31 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 4
  • Sales Tax: 7%
  • Population Density: 2,615/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 3.69%
  • Closest Airport: Newark Liberty International
  • Closest College: Rutgers Sch Management-labor Relations
  • Closest Jr. College: Union County College
  • Median Household Income: $109,092
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 7%
  • Median Home Sales Price: $435,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: New Jersey Devils
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 32.13%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for 07076 (Scotch Plains, NJ)
Median Age: 42.21 Married: 46% Number of Households: 8,597 Households with Children: 3,146
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for 07076 (Scotch Plains, NJ)

      School Name Distance Type Grades School Rating Parent Rating
      Union Regional School 0.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-12 0 0
      Christopher Academy 0.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Academy For Allied Hlth Sci 0.6 mi Public 9-12 5 4
      Union Cty Magnet High School 0.6 mi Public 9-12 5 4
      Union County Vocational Technical School 0.6 mi Public 9-12 5 4
      Academy For Info Tech 0.6 mi Public 9-12 5 4
      Academy For Perform Arts 0.6 mi Public 9-10 5 4
      Terrill Middle School 0.7 mi Public 5-8 4 0
      Coles School 0.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-4 5 0
      Union Catholic Regional High School 0.8 mi Catholic 9-12 0 3
      Jewish Comm Cnt Cntal Nj 1.0 mi Private - 0 0
      Nursery School-jcc Of Central New Jersey 1.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Mcginn School 1.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-4 4 0
      Newmark High School 1.8 mi Private K-8 0 0
      The Newmark School 1.8 mi Private K-12 0 0
      School #1 2.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-4 4 0
      Howard B. Brunner Elementary School 2.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-4 5 0
      Park Middle School 2.4 mi Public 5-8 4 0
      L'academy Montessori 2.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Scotch Plains Fanwood High School 2.6 mi Public 9-12 4 4
      Hillcrest Academy north 2.6 mi Public UNGRADE-UNGRADE 0 0
      St Bartholomew Academy 2.7 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      Evergreen School 2.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-4 4 0
      Scotch Plains Baptist Christian Day School 2.9 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: Onboard Informatics © 2016. School Performance data by SchoolDigger.com. School Review data by Niche.com.
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        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2016 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.