Real Estate Market Update for 07076 (Scotch Plains, NJ)
Welcome to May's Market Update. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of May. The number of active listings was down 2% from one year earlier, and up 13% from the previous month. This recent increase reflected a larger selection of homes for buyers to choose from. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was 550-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was up 31%. This higher number of days may signal a slowdown in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just over 480-thousand dollars. The number of units sold decreased 9% year-over-year, and held steady month-over-month. Even though sales figures were down from a year ago, the recent local market conditions were basically unchanged. 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: 24,007
  • Median Age: 40.37 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 27.79 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 5
  • Sales Tax: 6.909%
  • Population Density: 2,668/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 4.65%
  • Closest Airport: Newark Liberty International
  • Closest College: Kean University
  • Closest Jr. College: Union County College
  • Median Household Income: $107,400
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 10.77%
  • Median Years in Residence: 4.54 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $400,550
  • Closest Major Sports Team: New Jersey Devils
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 31%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for 07076 (Scotch Plains, NJ)
Median Age: 40.37 Married: 41% Number of Households: 8,864 Households with Children: 3,584
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 GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      Union Regional School 0.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-12 0 0
      Christopher Academy 0.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-1 0 0
      Union Cty Magnet High School 0.6 mi Public 9-12 5 4
      Union County Academy For Information Technology 0.6 mi Public 9-12 5 4
      Union County Vocational Technical School 0.6 mi Public 9-12 5 3
      Academy For Performing Arts 0.6 mi Public 9-10 5 0
      Union County Academy For Allied Health Sciences 0.6 mi Public 9-12 5 4
      Terrill Middle School 0.7 mi Public 5-8 4-5 3
      Union Catholic Regional High School 0.8 mi Catholic 9-12 0 4
      J Ackerman Coles 0.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-4 4 4
      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
      William J Mcginn 1.4 mi Public K-4 4 5
      The Newmark School, Inc 1.8 mi Private K-8 0 5
      The Newmark School 1.8 mi Private K-8 0 0
      School 1 2.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-4 4 5
      Howard B Brunner 2.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-4 4 4
      Park Middle School 2.4 mi Public 5-8 4 5
      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 Campus 2.6 mi Public UNGRADE-UNGRADE 0 5
      St Bartholomew Academy 2.7 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      Evergreen 2.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-4 4 5
      Scotch Plains 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: GreatSchools.org and Onboard Informatics © 2015
      Local Weather for 07076 (Scotch Plains, NJ)
        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2015 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.