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Apartments for rent in Metuchen, NJ

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Who Lives Here

Metuchen Demographics

Education

High School

19%

Associate's

21%

Bachelor's

32%

Master's

24%

Doctorate

5%

Family Size

2 people

37%

3 people

26%

4 people

24%

5 people

10%

6+ people

3%

Household Income

0-50k

17%

50-100k

21%

100-150k

20%

150-200k

16%

200k+

26%

Age

0-10

14%

10-20

11%

20-45

31%

45-65

29%

65+

15%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Metuchen?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Jul '24-$2475$2755$3190
Jun '24-$2375$2755$3425
May '24-$2750$2755$3425
Apr '24-$2750$2755$3425
Mar '24-$2385$2755$3190
Feb '24-$2425$2755$3190
Jan '24-$2385$2755$3190
Dec '23-$2385$2700$3190
Nov '23-$2750$2755$3190
Oct '23-$2750$2755$3190
Sep '23-$2395$2755$3425
Aug '23-$2335$2795$3425
Jul '23-$2360$2795$3200

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Metuchen

Metuchen Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

21%

15-30 Mins

26%

30-40 Mins

11%

40-60 Mins

13%

60+ Mins

28%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 8080

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 11 of 16 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 8 of 16 renters

Percentage: 5353

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 10 of 16 renters

Top Scores: Health, Pet, Grocery

Things To Do In Metuchen

Top Score

Health and Fitness

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Cardio is hale and hardy in Metuchen.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 15% more gyms than average
  3. 50% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Who's an ok boy? Metuchen doesn't deserve many treats.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 14% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. A standard number of pet facilities compared to areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The food shops around here are few and far between.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 73% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 38% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Metuchen serves up a dining scene that's only lukewarm.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 52% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 14% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in Metuchen.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 65% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. 9% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll need to stock up the mini-bar. Metuchen is running dry.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 100% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. 100% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too many park perks in Metuchen.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 100% fewer parks than average
  3. 100% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Metuchen.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 100% fewer shops than average
  3. 100% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You gotta Van Gogh somewhere else for art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 75% fewer fine art centers than average
  3. 25% more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We have a bone to pick with this Metuchen's access to medical care.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 100% fewer medical facilities than average
  3. 100% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Honk if you see a gas station.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 49% fewer gas stations than average
  3. 26% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Metuchen Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 15 of 16 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 15 of 16 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 15 of 16 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 14 of 16 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 14 of 16 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 13 of 16 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 12 of 16 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 12 of 16 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 12 of 16 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 11 of 16 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 9 of 16 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

Yes

Say 8 of 16 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 8 of 16 renters

Near Grocery Stores

No

Say 9 of 16 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 9 of 16 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 10 of 16 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 10 of 16 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 10 of 16 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 12 of 16 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 15 of 16 renters

Metuchen Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Metuchen

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What You Need to Know

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All About

Living in Metuchen, NJ

Metuchen, a small city in New Jersey, has a population of slightly more than 14,000. At an average age of just under 40, the city's population is fairly typical compared to other cities in the state, which has an average age of 39. The majority of residents own their homes in Metuchen, and 24% of residents rent. The average rent for Metuchen is $253/month more than the state average.

If you're looking for a variety of career options, Metuchen has a surplus. The four most common industries are scientific, education, healthcare, and retail. Combined, these industries account for 30% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 11% of residents work in management, which ranks as the top career path in the city. With an average annual income of just under $125,000, Metuchen workers earn more than their peers elsewhere in New Jersey. The city's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345). Compared to the national average (7%), Metuchen has a high concentration of residents older than 25 with advanced degrees, as 17% possess a Master's degree or a Doctoral degree. Further, 21% have earned a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average.

Averaging about 40 minutes, Metuchen's commute time is longer than the state average of about 34 minutes. Driving a vehicle is the most common means of commuting to work, selected by 37% of residents, while public transit is used by only 9% of the city. Relatively few workers (2%) commute on foot, though the number surpasses the national average.

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