Real Estate Market Update for Essex County, NJ
Welcome to November's Market Update. Lets take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of October. The number of active listings was down 44% from one year earlier, and down 8% 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 350-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was down 9%. This lower number of days may signal a positive trend in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was 360-thousand dollars. The number of units sold increased 9% 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 Essex County, NJ
Area Information for Essex County, NJ
  • Population: 793,434
  • Median Age: 37.76 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 30 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 3
  • Sales Tax: 6%
  • Population Density: 6,286/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: -.02%
  • Closest Airport: Newark Liberty International
  • Closest College: Bloomfield College
  • Closest Jr. College: Essex County College
  • Median Household Income: $57,124
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 10%
  • Median Home Sales Price: $310,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: New Jersey Devils
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 30.82%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Essex County, NJ
Median Age: 37.76 Married: 31% Number of Households: 287,408 Households with Children: 96,488
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 Essex County, NJ

      School Name Distance Type Grades School Rating Parent Rating
      Seton Hall Preparatory School 1.3 mi Catholic 9-12 0 4
      West Orange High School 1.5 mi Public 9-12 2 3
      Glenfield Middle School 1.6 mi Public 6-8 3 3
      Glen Ridge High School 1.6 mi Public 7-12 5 4
      Orange Middle School 1.8 mi Public 8-9 2 1
      Ridgewood Avenue School 1.8 mi Public 3-6 5 0
      East Orange Campus High School 1.9 mi Public 9-12 0 3
      Orange High School 1.9 mi Public 9-12 1 3
      East Orange Campus 9 2.0 mi Public 6-12 4 4
      Bloomfield High School 2.1 mi Public 9-12 2 3
      Cicely Tyson School Of Perorming Arts - Secondary 2.4 mi Public 6-12 2 3
      Essex County Bloomfield Tech Campus 2.4 mi Public 9-12 2 3
      Montclair High School 2.4 mi Public 9-12 4 4
      Cicely Tyson School Of Performing Art - Elementary 2.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 2
      Madrasatu Ahlis Sunnah 2.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 0
      The Montclair Kimberley Academy 2.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 0
      Carteret Elementary School 2.6 mi Public K-6 2 0
      Liberty Middle School 2.6 mi Public 7-8 4 0
      St Cloud Elementary School 2.7 mi Public K-5 5 0
      Golda Och Academy 2.7 mi Private 6-12 0 3
      Pride Academy Charter School 2.8 mi Public 5-8 4 4
      Essex County Vocational School 3.0 mi Public 9-12 2 4
      Abington Ave. Elementary School 3.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 2 0
      Mount Saint Dominic Academy 3.4 mi Private 9-12 0 4
      Essex Fells School 3.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 5 0
      Verona High School 3.5 mi Public 9-12 4 4
      Mt Pleasant Elementary 3.6 mi Public K-5 5 0
      Our Lady Of Sorrows School 3.7 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      Ridge St School 3.8 mi Public K-8 2 0
      Robert Treat Academy Charter School 3.8 mi Public K-8 5 0
      Lacordaire Academy 3.8 mi Catholic 9-12 0 0
      Barringer High School 3.9 mi Public 9-12 0 3
      Belleville Sr high School 3.9 mi Public 9-12 1 3
      Maria L. Varisco-rogers Charter School 3.9 mi Public K-8 4 0
      Christ The King Preparatory School 3.9 mi Catholic 9-12 0 0
      John F Kennedy 3.9 mi Public UNGRADE-UNGRADE 0 0
      Roberto Clemente Elementary School 4.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-4 1 3
      Cedar Grove High School 4.1 mi Public 9-12 4 4
      Number 8 Elementary School 4.1 mi Public K-6 1 0
      Good Shepherd Academy 4.1 mi Catholic K-8 0 0
      Harrison Elementary School 4.2 mi Public K-5 5 0
      St. Peter Elementary School 4.2 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      Technology High School 4.2 mi Public 9-12 4 3
      St Michael School 4.2 mi Catholic K-8 0 0
      St. Vincent Academy 4.2 mi Catholic 9-12 0 4
      Columbia Sr High School 4.3 mi Public 9-12 2 4
      Livingston Sr high School 4.3 mi Public 9-12 4 4
      Berkeley Terrace 4.3 mi Public K-5 0 2
      Nutley High School 4.3 mi Public 9-12 3 3
      Marion P. Thomas Charter School 4.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 1 0
      Irvington High School 4.4 mi Public 9-12 1 3
      Belleville Middle School 4.4 mi Public 7-8 1 0
      Camden Street Elementary School 4.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      Science High School 4.5 mi Public 7-12 5 4
      Jefferson Elementary School 4.5 mi Public 3-5 4 0
      Essex County Newark Tech Campus 4.5 mi Public 9-12 2 4
      People's Preparatory Cha 4.5 mi Public 9-12 0 3
      Bard High School Early College Newark 4.5 mi Public 7-12 1 4
      Bard Early College High School 4.5 mi Public 9-12 4 3
      Spring Garden Elementary School 4.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 4 0
      Paulo Freire Charter School 4.6 mi Public 9-9 0 3
      James Caldwell High School 4.6 mi Public 9-12 3 4
      Lester C. Noecker Elementary School 4.7 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 4 0
      Newark Vocational High School 4.7 mi Public 9-12 0 3
      Central High School 4.9 mi Public 9-12 0 4
      North Star Academy Downtown Middle School 4.9 mi Public 5-8 4 0
      Deerfield Elementary School 4.9 mi Public K-5 5 4
      St. Benedict's Preparatory School 4.9 mi Catholic 7-12 0 0
      Arts High School 5.0 mi Public 7-12 2 3
      Newark Preparatory Charter School 5.0 mi Public 9-9 0 0
      Seth Boyden Elementary School 5.0 mi Public K-5 2 4
      American History High School 5.0 mi Public 6-12 2 3
      Riker Hill Elementary School 5.1 mi Public K-5 5 0
      University High School 5.1 mi Public 7-12 2 4
      Great Oaks Charter School 5.1 mi Public 6-8 3 3
      Far Brook School 5.2 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      Essex County West Caldwell Tech Campus 5.2 mi Public 9-12 2 3
      Hawthorne Avenue Elementary School 5.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      Abundant Life Academy 5.3 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 0
      Wyoming Elementary School 5.3 mi Public K-5 5 0
      West Essex Middle School 5.4 mi Public 7-8 4 4
      West Essex High School 5.4 mi Public 9-12 4 4
      Gray Charter School 5.5 mi Public K-8 4 0
      Malcolm X Shabazz High School 5.6 mi Public 9-12 0 3
      George Washington Carver Elementary School 5.6 mi Public K-8 0 2
      Grandview School 5.7 mi Public PRESCHOOL-3 5 0
      Lafayette Street Elementary School 5.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 3 0
      South St School 5.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 0 4
      Weequahic High School 5.8 mi Public 9-12 0 3
      Team Academy Charter School 5.9 mi Public 5-8 1 0
      South Mountain Elementary School 5.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 5 0
      Millburn Middle School 6.0 mi Public 6-8 5 3
      East Side High School 6.2 mi Public 9-12 0 4
      Ann Street Elementary School 6.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 3 0
      Millburn Sr High School 6.5 mi Public 9-12 4 4
      Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy 6.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 0
      Newark Academy 6.6 mi Private 6-12 0 4
      Glenwood Elementary School 6.8 mi Public K-5 5 0
      Hartshorn Elementary School 6.9 mi Public K-5 5 0
      Adlai E Stevenson School 7.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-3 5 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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