Real Estate Market Update for Mercer County, NJ
Welcome to May's Market Update. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of April. The number of active listings was down 9% from one year earlier, and up 11% 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 just under 250-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was down 15%. This lower number of days may signal a positive trend in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just under 220-thousand dollars. The number of units sold increased 11% year-over-year, and decreased 4% month-over-month. Higher year-over-year figures indicate that more buyers have been finding what they're looking for. 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 Mercer County, NJ
Area Information for Mercer County, NJ
  • Population: 366,025
  • Median Age: 38.61 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 26 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 4
  • Sales Tax: 7%
  • Population Density: 1,630/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 4.36%
  • Closest Airport: Trenton Mercer
  • Closest College: Rider University
  • Closest Jr. College: Mercer County Community Clg-west Windsor
  • Median Household Income: $74,257
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 12%
  • Median Home Sales Price: $235,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Trenton Thunder (aa)
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 35.08%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Mercer County, NJ
Median Age: 38.61 Married: 39% Number of Households: 133,080 Households with Children: 40,796
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 Mercer County, NJ

      School Name Distance Type Grades School Rating Parent Rating
      University Heights/h.d. Morrison Elementary School 1.7 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3 0
      Benjamin Franklin Elementary School 1.7 mi Public PRESCHOOL-3 4 4
      Morgan Elementary School 2.3 mi Public K-5 3 0
      Lawrence Intermediate School 2.3 mi Public 4-6 0 5
      Mcvs Assunpink Vocational School 2.4 mi Public 9-12 5 4
      Mcvs Adult Evening School 2.4 mi Public - 0 0
      Lawrence High School 2.4 mi Public 9-12 2 4
      Lawrence Middle School 2.5 mi Public 7-8 3 1
      Mercerville Elementary School 2.7 mi Public K-5 3 0
      The Lawrenceville School 2.7 mi Private 9-12 0 3
      Lawrenceville Elementary School 2.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-3 4 5
      Eldridge Park School 3.1 mi Public K-3 3 0
      Klockner Elementary School 3.1 mi Public K-5 1 0
      Sayen Elementary School 3.1 mi Public K-5 3 0
      Notre Dame High School 3.3 mi Catholic 9-12 0 4
      Slackwood Elementary School 3.3 mi Public K-3 2 0
      Mcvs Health Careers Center 3.4 mi Public UNGRADE-UNGRADE 0 0
      Nottingham High School North 3.4 mi Public 9-12 3 4
      Langtree elementary School 3.6 mi Public K-5 4 0
      Pace Cs Of Hamilton 3.7 mi Public K-5 4 0
      Greenwood Elementary School 3.7 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 0
      Maurice Hawk Elementary School 3.8 mi Public K-3 5 0
      Dutch Neck Elementary School 4.0 mi Public K-3 5 0
      Emily C Reynolds Middle School 4.1 mi Public 6-8 3 0
      Wl Antheil Elementary School 4.1 mi Public K-5 2 0
      Wwindsor plainsboro South 4.2 mi Public 9-12 4 4
      Paul Robeson Charter School For The Humanities 4.2 mi Public 4-8 1 0
      Alexander Elementary School 4.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3 0
      Stony Brook Elementary School 4.3 mi Public K-5 4 0
      Trenton Catholic Academy Lower School 4.3 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      Trenton Catholic Upper School 4.3 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-12 0 3
      Mcvs Sypek Center Vocational School 4.3 mi Public 10-12 0 4
      Steinert High School East 4.4 mi Public 9-12 3 3
      The Hun School Of Princeton 4.4 mi Private 6-12 0 4
      Kuser Elementary School 4.4 mi Public K-5 1 0
      Pond Road Middle School 4.4 mi Public 5-8 4 0
      The Garvey School 4.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-11 0 0
      Capital Kids Day Care & Preschool 4.6 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Paul S. Robeson Elementary School 4.6 mi Public K-5 0 0
      Robbinsville High School 4.6 mi Public 9-12 4 4
      Kindercare Learning Center 4.7 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Capital Academy 4.7 mi Public 7-12 0 0
      Thomas R Grover Middle School 4.8 mi Public 6-8 4 0
      Johnson Park School 4.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 5 0
      Trenton Central High School 5.0 mi Public 9-12 1 3
      Trenton Stem-to-civics Cs 5.0 mi Public - 0 0
      Albert E Grice Middle School 5.1 mi Public 6-8 1 2
      Richard C Crockett Middle School 5.2 mi Public 6-8 2 0
      The Learning Experience At Hopewell, Llc 5.3 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      The Lewis Clinic & School 5.3 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 0
      Rivera Middle School 5.3 mi Public 6-8 0 0
      Parkway Elementary School 5.4 mi Public K-5 1 0
      Washington Elementary School 5.5 mi Public K-3 1 0
      George E. Wilson Elementary School 5.5 mi Public K-5 1 0
      Daylight twilight High School 5.5 mi Public 9-12 0 2
      Gilmore J Fisher Middle School 5.5 mi Public 6-8 1 0
      Robinson Elementary School 5.5 mi Public K-5 3 0
      Mcgalliard Elementary School 5.6 mi Public K-5 2 0
      International Academy Of Trenton Charter School 5.7 mi Public - 0 0
      Ewing High School 5.7 mi Public 9-12 1 4
      Hamilton High School West 5.7 mi Public 9-12 2 4
      Accredited Evening High School 5.7 mi Public UNGRADE-UNGRADE 0 0
      Trenton Central High School West 5.7 mi Public 9-12 0 3
      Princeton High School 5.8 mi Public 9-12 4 4
      Community Park Elementary School 5.9 mi Public K-5 4 0
      International Cs Of Trenton 5.9 mi Public K-4 2 0
      Foundation Academy Charter School 5.9 mi Public 5-8 2 4
      Princeton Day School 6.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 0
      Joyce Kilmer Middle School 6.0 mi Public 6-8 0 0
      Riverside Elementary School 6.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4 0
      Sunnybrae Elementary School 6.1 mi Public K-5 3 0
      J witherspoon Middle School 6.1 mi Public 6-8 4 0
      Yardville Heights Elementary School 6.2 mi Public K-5 3 0
      Lalor Elementary School 6.2 mi Public K-5 1 0
      Mercer Regional School 6.3 mi Public 9-12 0 0
      Toll Gate/grammar Elementary School 6.3 mi Public K-5 5 0
      Kisthardt Elementary School 6.3 mi Public K-5 1 0
      Stuart Country Day School 6.4 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 0
      Melvin H Kreps School 6.4 mi Public 6-8 3 0
      Harmony School At Princeton Forrestal Village 6.6 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Littlebrook School 6.6 mi Public K-5 5 0
      Princeton Charter School 6.6 mi Public K-8 5 0
      Village Charter School 6.7 mi Public K-8 2 0
      Knowledge Beginnings 6.7 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      The Pennington School 6.7 mi Private 6-12 0 0
      Yardville Elementary School 6.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4 0
      Central High School 7.0 mi Public 9-12 3 4
      Sharon Elementary School 7.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-3 4 0
      Timberlane Middle School 7.4 mi Public 6-8 3 0
      Francis Lore Elementary School 8.0 mi Public K-5 2 0
      Grace Norton Rogers School 8.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 0
      Walter C. Black Elementary School 8.1 mi Public K-5 4 0
      Villa Victoria Academy 8.1 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-12 0 0
      Hightstown High School 8.4 mi Public 9-12 3 3
      Hopewell Elementary School 8.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4 0
      Peddie School 8.6 mi Private 9-12 0 3
      Bear Tavern Elementary School 8.7 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4 0
      Ethel Mcknight Elementary School 10.5 mi Public K-5 3 0
      Perry L. Drew Elementary School 10.5 mi Public K-5 4 0
      Princeton Latin Academy 1,285.9 mi Private K-10 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 © 2015. School Performance data by SchoolDigger.com. School Review data by Niche.com.
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