Metuchen, NJ
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Metuchen, New Jersey Info Snack

Population
14,289
Unemployment
4.4%
Poverty
3.3%
Median Home
$462,200
Median Income
$136,067
Median Rent
$1,700

Metuchen SnackAbility

10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
3

Metuchen, NJ Crime Report

209
Total Crimes
1,427.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-39.14%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Metuchen
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 209 1,427.7 1,353.6 2,346.0
Violent Crime 10 68.3 195.4 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 3.7 6.5
Robbery 1 6.8 49.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 9 61.5 127.9 279.7
Property Crime 199 1,359.4 1,158.2 1,958.2
Burglary 14 95.6 146.2 314.2
Larceny 176 1,202.3 896.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 9 61.5 115.7 246.0

Metuchen, NJ Cost Of Living

135
Metuchen's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Metuchen New Jersey National Average
Overall 135 121 100
Services 114 107 100
Groceries 109 107 100
Health 103 100 100
Housing 195 160 100
Transportation 107 106 100
Utilities 100 98 100

Metuchen, NJ Photos

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Rankings for Metuchen in New Jersey

Map Of Metuchen, NJ

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Population over time in Metuchen

Year Population % Change
2020 14,289 3.1%
2019 13,858 -0.6%
2018 13,940 1.1%
2017 13,791 0.2%
2016 13,765 0.4%
2015 13,707 0.5%
2014 13,640 0.4%
2013 13,585 0.6%
2012 13,504 0.5%
2011 13,431 -

Race / Ethnicity in Metuchen

White
63.2% (9,030)
African American
5.2% (750)
American Indian
0.0% (3)
Asian
16.0% (2,282)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (16)
Two Or More
5.8% (831)
Hispanic
9.6% (1,377)
Race Metuchen NJ USA
White 63.2% 54.7% 60.1%
African American 5.2% 12.6% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 16.0% 9.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.5% 0.3%
Two Or More 5.8% 2.1% 2.8%
Hispanic 9.6% 20.4% 18.2%

Gender in Metuchen

Female
53.2% (7,597)
Male
46.8% (6,691)
Gender Metuchen NJ USA
Female 53.2% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 46.8% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Metuchen for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (285)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (285)
High School / GED
13.0% (1,857)
Some College
13.0% (1,857)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (1,143)
Bachelor's Degree
32.0% (4,572)
Master's Degree
21.0% (3,000)
Professional Degree
5.0% (714)
Doctorate Degree
4.0% (571)
Education Metuchen NJ USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 13.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 13.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 32.0% 25.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 21.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 5.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 4.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Metuchen, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
3.2% (45,709)
$10,000 to $14,999
0.8% (11,358)
$15,000 to $24,999
1.7% (24,101)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.5% (64,270)
$35,000 to $49,999
6.8% (96,682)
$50,000 to $74,999
9.3% (132,972)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.5% (150,425)
$100,000 to $149,999
18.3% (262,066)
$150,000 to $199,999
18.9% (270,100)
$200,000 or more
26.0% (371,214)
Income Metuchen NJ USA
Less than $10,000 3.2% 4.7% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 0.8% 3.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 1.7% 6.7% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.5% 6.6% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 6.8% 9.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 9.3% 14.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.5% 12.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 18.3% 17.8% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 18.9% 10.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 26.0% 14.8% 8.3%

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