Real Estate Market Update for 08817 (Edison, NJ)
Welcome to January's Market Update. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of December. The number of active listings was up 27% from one year earlier, and down 7% from the previous month. Even so, buyers still enjoyed a greater selection of homes today than they did one year ago. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just under 300-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was up 41%. This higher number of days may signal a slowdown in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was 220-thousand dollars. The number of units sold was consistent year-over-year, and decreased 25% month-over-month. Fewer sales could indicate an opportunity for buyers to negotiate better terms. 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 08817 (Edison, NJ)
Area Information for 08817 (Edison, NJ)
  • Population: 44,677
  • Median Age: 37.17 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 31 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 4
  • Sales Tax: 7%
  • Population Density: 4,182/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: -1.35%
  • Closest Airport: Newark Liberty International
  • Closest College: Rabbi Jacob Joseph School
  • Closest Jr. College: Middlesex County College
  • Median Household Income: $81,199
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 15%
  • Median Home Sales Price: $239,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: New Jersey Devils
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 27.65%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for 08817 (Edison, NJ)
Median Age: 37.17 Married: 44% Number of Households: 15,750 Households with Children: 5,873
    • 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 08817 (Edison, NJ)

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      Washington Elementary School 0.1 mi Public K-5 2-5 4
      Edison High School 0.4 mi Public 9-12 2-5 3
      St. Matthew School 0.5 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      Edison Early Learning Center 0.6 mi Public - 0 0
      Thomas Jefferson Middle School 0.7 mi Public 6-8 3 3
      Lincoln Elementary School 0.8 mi Public K-5 4 3
      Little Flower Montessori School 1.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-2 0 3
      Lindeneau Elementary School 1.1 mi Public K-5 3 4
      John Marshall Elementary School 1.2 mi Public K-5 5 4
      Benjamin Franklin Elementary School 1.2 mi Public K-5 3-5 4
      Rabbi Jacob Joseph Yeshiva 1.2 mi Private 9-12 0 0
      New Friends Chldcre And Preschool Inc 1.2 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Tutor Time Child Care Learning Center 1.6 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Rabbi Pesach Raymon Yeshiva 1.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      Apple Montessori School 2.0 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: and Onboard Informatics © 2015
      Local Weather for 08817 (Edison, 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.