Real Estate Market Update for Sussex County, NJ
Welcome to June'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 29% from one year earlier, and down 1% 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 230-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was down 13%. This lower number of days may signal a positive trend in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just over 200-thousand dollars. The number of units sold increased 35% year-over-year, and increased 29% 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 Sussex County, NJ
Area Information for Sussex County, NJ
  • Population: 146,799
  • Median Age: 43.52 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 37 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 4
  • Sales Tax: 7%
  • Population Density: 282/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 1.85%
  • Closest Airport: Newark Liberty International
  • Closest College: Centenary College
  • Closest Jr. College: Sussex County Community College
  • Median Household Income: $85,404
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 7%
  • Median Home Sales Price: $200,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: New Jersey Devils
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 34.01%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Sussex County, NJ
Median Age: 43.52 Married: 48% Number of Households: 53,852 Households with Children: 16,983
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 Sussex County, NJ

      School Name Distance Type Grades School Rating Parent Rating
      Sussex Cty Tech High School 1.2 mi Public 9-12 2 3
      Sussex County Charter School For Technology 1.2 mi Public 6-8 2 0
      Lakeland-andover School 1.3 mi Private 6-12 0 0
      Lafayette Township 1.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 3 0
      Northern Hill Academy 2.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 0 0
      Willow Glen Academy (6 Gail Ct Loc) 2.5 mi Private UNGRADE-UNGRADE 0 0
      Veritas Christian Academy 2.6 mi Private 9-12 0 0
      Rainbows Of Learning 3.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Prince Of Peace Early Learning Center 3.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Frankford Township 4.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 3 0
      Northwest Christian School 4.2 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      Sparta High School 4.4 mi Public 9-12 3 3
      Ogdensburg Public School 4.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 3 0
      Hardyston Township Elementary School 4.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-4 3 0
      Franklin Elementary School 4.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 2 0
      Hardyston Township Middle School 4.6 mi Public 5-8 4 0
      Marian Mckeown Elementary School 4.6 mi Public K-6 4 0
      Hilltop Country Day School 4.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      Hilltop Country Day School 4.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      Sparta Middle School 4.8 mi Public 6-8 4 5
      Wallkill Valley Reg High School 4.9 mi Public 9-12 1 3
      Kiddie Academy Learning Center 5.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      The Goddard School 5.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Great Beginnings Early Child Cntr 5.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Alpine Montessori - Sparta 5.2 mi Private PRESCHOOL-1 0 0
      Kittatinny Reg High School 5.2 mi Public 7-12 2 3
      Rev George A Brown School 5.3 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-7 0 0
      Florence M. Burd Elementary School 5.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-4 2 0
      High Point Regional High School 5.3 mi Public 9-12 3 3
      Blessed Beginnings Presch Kng 5.3 mi Private PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Pope John Xxiii High School 5.4 mi Catholic 8-12 0 3
      Mohawk Avenue Elementary School 5.5 mi Public 3-3 0 0
      St Joseph Regional School 5.7 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-7 0 0
      Halsted Street Middle School 5.8 mi Public 5-8 2 0
      Long Pond School 5.8 mi Public 5-8 2 0
      Sparta Alpine School 5.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-2 5 0
      Hamburg Elementary School 5.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 3 0
      Newton High School 6.2 mi Public 9-12 3 3
      Helen Morgan Elementary School 6.3 mi Public 4-5 0 0
      Willowglen Academy 6.3 mi Private 5-12 0 0
      Merriam Avenue Elementary School 6.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 0
      Kiddie Academy Of Wantage 6.6 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Camp Auxilium School 6.9 mi Private PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Sussex Middle School 7.4 mi Public 6-8 2 0
      Sussex Christian School 7.8 mi Private K-8 0 0
      Wantage Elementary School 8.8 mi Public 3-5 3 0
      Clifton E. Lawrence Elementary School 8.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-2 0 0
      Fredon Township 9.3 mi Public K-6 3 0
      Rolling Hills Elementary School 10.6 mi Public 2-4 2 0
      Fields Of Green Montessori School 10.6 mi Private PRESCHOOL-5 0 0
      Lounsberry Hollow 10.6 mi Public 5-6 0 0
      Green Hills School 10.6 mi Public K-8 4 0
      Walnut Ridge Elementary School 10.7 mi Public PRESCHOOL-1 0 0
      Sandyston-walpack Cons. Elementary School 11.2 mi Public K-6 3 0
      Glen Meadow Middle School 11.2 mi Public 7-8 2 0
      West Side Child Care Center 11.2 mi Private PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Hopatcong Middle School 11.7 mi Public 6-8 3 0
      Hudson Maxim Elementary School 11.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-1 0 0
      Cedar Mountain School 11.9 mi Public 2-4 3 0
      Stillwater Township Elementary School 12.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 4 0
      Byram Township Intermediate 12.1 mi Public 5-8 3 0
      Byram Lakes Elementary School 12.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-4 3 0
      Durban Avenue Elementary School 12.5 mi Public 4-5 0 0
      Tulsa Trail Elementary School 12.6 mi Public 2-3 1 0
      Hopatcong High School 12.6 mi Public 9-12 1 4
      Tranquility Adventist School 12.9 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      Lenape Val Regional High School 13.1 mi Public 9-12 3 3
      Vernon Township High School 13.4 mi Public 9-12 4 3
      Frelinghuysen Township Elementary School 13.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 3 0
      Valley Road School 13.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 3 0
      Montague Township 14.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 4 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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