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What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Somerset

Everyone is friendly. Many quiet neighbors. Lots of restaurants and we're equidistant between two large shopping malls.

Quite streets. All the kids are young. So they are in by nine. Church near by. We have a lot of churches around here. A lot of restaurants close by.

I would like to get to know my neighbors more instead of staying inside and just staring at them walking by driving out I would like to improve on no my neighbors so if I need something or they need something for me I can offer it

Who Lives Here

Somerset Demographics

Education

High School

25%

Associate's

22%

Bachelor's

33%

Master's

18%

Doctorate

2%

Family Size

2 people

41%

3 people

27%

4 people

17%

5 people

10%

6+ people

4%

Household Income

0-50k

21%

50-100k

31%

100-150k

20%

150-200k

16%

200k+

12%

Age

0-10

10%

10-20

11%

20-45

35%

45-65

29%

65+

16%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Somerset?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
May '24$1889$2410$2795$3300
Apr '24$1889$2392$2795$3300
Mar '24$1889$2392$2746$3300
Feb '24$1889$2327$2773$3300
Jan '24$2235$2302$2810$3300
Dec '23$2235$2295$2810$3300
Nov '23$2370$2295$2810$3300
Oct '23$2400$2242$2820$3300
Sep '23$2400$2310$2795$3300
Aug '23$2397$2492$2746$3300
Jul '23$1790$2285$2696$3300
Jun '23$1665$2212$2696$3300
May '23$1980$2217$2762$3300

*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 Somerset

Somerset Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

18%

15-30 Mins

35%

30-40 Mins

19%

40-60 Mins

11%

60+ Mins

17%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 4545

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 10 of 15 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 9 of 15 renters

Percentage: 4545

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 8 of 15 renters

Top Scores: Parks, Grocery, Restaurant

Things To Do In Somerset

Top Score

Parks

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Somerset is shrubby, not shabby.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 53% more parks than average
  3. 43% more parks than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not bad on the supermarket score. Somerset gets an average rating.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 6% more grocery stores than average
  3. 40% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An average foodie scene: not too cold and not too hot.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 11% more restaurants than average
  3. 22% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Cardio is hale and hardy in Somerset.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 24% fewer gyms than average
  3. A standard number of gyms compared to areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

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

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 26% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. 43% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The road is less traveled for filling the tank up in Somerset.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 12% fewer gas stations than average
  3. 21% more gas stations than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in Somerset.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 47% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. 46% 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. Somerset is running dry.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 85% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. 67% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Somerset.

  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. 50% fewer fine art centers than average
  3. 55% fewer 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 Somerset'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

What Renters Are Saying

Somerset Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 14 of 15 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 13 of 15 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 12 of 15 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 12 of 15 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 11 of 15 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 11 of 15 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 10 of 15 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 10 of 15 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 9 of 15 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 9 of 15 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 9 of 15 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 8 of 15 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 8 of 15 renters

Near Schools

No

Say 8 of 15 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 8 of 15 renters

Nearby Parks

No

Say 9 of 15 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 10 of 15 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 13 of 15 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 13 of 15 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 14 of 15 renters

Somerset Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

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

Top Schools in Somerset

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What You Need to Know

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All About

Living in Somerset, NJ

Thinking of renting an apartment in Somerset, New Jersey? Maybe the fact that in 2008, Money magazine ranked Franklin Township, which includes Somerset, number five on its list of the Ò100 Best Places to LiveÓ among America's small cities will help you decide. A big reason the township ranked so high is that it has managed to preserve its 46-acre wilderness while continuing to improve its economy and academic institutions.

You'll find many neighborhood parks near Somerset apartments with a variety of recreational facilities. Be sure to visit the Veterans Memorial in Franklin Township, which honors the men and women from the township who served in the armed forces. The memorial includes six large monuments surrounding a fountain, and each one represents a branch of the armed forces. There are also U.S., New Jersey and POW-MIA flags, a bell tower and memorial stones with quotes from a handful of past presidents.

Whether you're looking for a new job now or might be in the future, there are many career opportunities near Somerset apartments. The Franklin Township is home to technology companies, pharmaceutical businesses, research centers and more. Many Fortune 500 companies chose Franklin Township for their businesses, such as Federal Express, Frito Lay, L'Oreal, Philips Electronics and others. The township also boasts many small businesses like retail stores, executive offices and professional services.

Impressive schools like Princeton University and Robert Wood Johnson Medical School are both a reasonable distance from any apartment in Somerset, and Rutgers University, Middlesex County College and Raritan Valley Community College are all within 10 miles of Franklin Township.

In 2009, the property and violent crime rates in Somerset were both lower than the U.S. average, so you can feel a little safer in any Somerset apartment. That doesn't mean you shouldn't lock your doors or be careful, but lower than average is always good when it comes to crime.

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