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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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