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Living In Trenton, NJ

Trenton, New Jersey is a small city with a population of just under 85,000. With an average age of just under 35, the city's residents skew decidedly younger than most cities in New Jersey. The majority of residents rent in Trenton, and 37% of residents own their homes. The trend is driven in part by a relatively affordable average rent of $991/month, which is $281 less than the state average.

Trenton has a relatively high percentage of residents older than 25 who have a high school degree or GED (24%) compared to the national average. In addition, 5% have earned a Bachelor's degree and 2% possess a Master's degree or Doctorate. There are two primary industries in Trenton: healthcare and retail. Combined, these industries make up 12% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many residents work in sales, as 6% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any career path. With an average annual income of about $50,000, Trenton workers bring in less than the average New Jersey resident. The city's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345).

Averaging about 27 minutes, the commute time for Trenton residents outperforms the New Jersey average of about 34 minutes. Many residents (33%) drive to work, while public transit is used by just 4% of the city. Not many residents (2%) walk to work, though the number is greater than the national average.

Frequently Asked Questions About Trenton

What is the average rent in Trenton?

The average rent of a studio apartment in Trenton is $721 per month. For a one-bedroom apartment it's $1,452 per month. For a two-bedroom apartment the average rent is $1,807 per month.

What is the average cost of rent for a one-bedroom in Trenton?

The average rent of a one-bedroom apartment in Trenton is $1,452

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