Metuchen, NJ
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Metuchen, New Jersey Info Snack

Population
14,048
Unemployment
3.0%
Poverty
2.9%
Median Home
$437,400
Median Income
$128,619
Median Rent
$1,541

Metuchen SnackAbility

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

Metuchen, NJ Crime Report

176
Total Crimes
1,220.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-50.73%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Metuchen
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 176 1,220.3 1,542.5 2,476.7
Violent Crime 11 76.3 206.9 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.9 5.0
Robbery 4 27.7 64.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 7 48.5 122.2 250.2
Property Crime 165 1,144.0 1,335.7 2,109.9
Burglary 31 214.9 184.6 340.5
Larceny 124 859.7 1,034.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 10 69.3 116.4 219.9

Metuchen, NJ Cost Of Living

136
Metuchen's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Metuchen New Jersey National Average
Overall 136 123 100
Services 114 111 100
Groceries 107 110 100
Health 104 102 100
Housing 197 158 100
Transportation 107 110 100
Utilities 104 100 100

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
2019 14,048 1.4%
2018 13,858 -0.6%
2017 13,940 1.1%
2016 13,791 0.2%
2015 13,765 0.4%
2014 13,707 0.5%
2013 13,640 0.4%
2012 13,585 0.6%
2011 13,504 0.5%
2010 13,431 -

Race / Ethnicity in Metuchen

White
66.2% (9,306)
African American
5.9% (824)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
16.9% (2,379)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.3% (44)
Two Or More
3.3% (459)
Hispanic
7.4% (1,036)
Race Metuchen NJ USA
White 66.2% 55.4% 60.7%
African American 5.9% 12.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 16.9% 9.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.4% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.3% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 7.4% 20.2% 18.0%

Gender in Metuchen

Female
52.2% (7,329)
Male
47.8% (6,719)
Gender Metuchen NJ USA
Female 52.2% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 47.8% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Metuchen for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (140)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (421)
High School / GED
14.0% (1,966)
Some College
12.0% (1,685)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (1,123)
Bachelor's Degree
30.0% (4,214)
Master's Degree
22.0% (3,090)
Professional Degree
5.0% (702)
Doctorate Degree
5.0% (702)
Education Metuchen NJ USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 14.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 12.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 30.0% 24.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 22.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 5.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 5.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Metuchen, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
2.7% (37,297)
$10,000 to $14,999
0.9% (13,320)
$15,000 to $24,999
2.2% (30,637)
$25,000 to $34,999
3.4% (47,954)
$35,000 to $49,999
7.4% (103,634)
$50,000 to $74,999
10.1% (142,264)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.7% (150,790)
$100,000 to $149,999
20.2% (283,730)
$150,000 to $199,999
15.9% (224,054)
$200,000 or more
26.4% (371,114)
Income Metuchen NJ USA
Less than $10,000 2.7% 4.9% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 0.9% 3.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 2.2% 7.1% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 3.4% 6.9% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 7.4% 9.4% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 10.1% 14.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.7% 12.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 20.2% 17.7% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 15.9% 10.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 26.4% 14.0% 7.7%

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