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Somerset Mews - Somerset, New Jersey 8873
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$1050 - $1680

Somerset, NJ 08873

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1-2 Beds 1 Bath Pets OK

(732) 821-6450

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Somerset, NJ 08873

Cypress Gardens - Mercerville, New Jersey 8619
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$1020 - $1395

Mercerville, NJ 08619

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1-2 Beds 1 Bath

(609) 587-1771

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Mercerville, NJ 08619

Pond Run Housing - Hamilton, New Jersey 8619
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$699 - $915

Hamilton, NJ 08619

Apartment 160 units

0-1 Beds 1 Bath Pets OK

(609) 689-8427

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Hamilton, NJ 08619

Somerset Park - Somerset, New Jersey 8873
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$1100 - $1850

Somerset, NJ 08873

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1-3 Beds 1-2 Bath No Pets

(732) 940-9653

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Somerset, NJ 08873

The Crossings At Ewing - Ewing, New Jersey 8638
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$1275 - $1475

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Ewing, NJ 08638

Apartment 120 units

1-2 Beds 1-2 Bath

(609) 643-0235

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Ewing, NJ 08638

Stewards Crossing - Lawrenceville, New Jersey 8648
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$1189 - $2149

Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Apartment 240 units

1-3 Beds 1-2 Bath Pets OK

(609) 916-0829

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Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Renaissance Properties - North Brunswick, New Jersey 8902
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$1475 - $1835

North Brunswick, NJ 08902

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2 Beds 2 Bath No Pets

(732) 348-5339

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North Brunswick, NJ 08902

Westgate Apartments - Lawrenceville, New Jersey 8648
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$990 - $1135

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Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Apartment 72 units

1-2 Beds 1 Bath No Pets

(609) 643-4394

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Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Eggerts Crossing Village - Lawrenceville, New Jersey 8648
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$733 - $1214

Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Apartment 100 units

1-5 Beds 1-2 Bath

(609) 916-0830

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Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Hamilton Arms Apartments - Hamilton, New Jersey 8609
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$850 - $1125

Greenwood and Hamilton, Hamilton, NJ 08609
( Greenwood and Hamilton )

Apartment 166 units

1-2 Beds 1 Bath Cats OK

(609) 528-2306

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Hamilton, NJ 08609

The New Warner Village Apartments - Hamilton, New Jersey 8609
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$749 - $959

Greenwood and Hamilton, Hamilton, NJ 08609
( Greenwood and Hamilton )

Apartment 154 units

1-2 Beds 1 Bath Cats OK

(609) 528-2371

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Hamilton, NJ 08609

Hidden Lake Town And Country Apartments - North Brunswick, New Jersey 8902
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$1300 - $2235

(16)

North Brunswick, NJ 08902

Apartment 427 units

1-2 Beds 1-2 Bath Cats OK

(732) 348-4329

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North Brunswick, NJ 08902

Kendell Court - North Brunswick, New Jersey 8902
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$ Email for details

North Brunswick, NJ 08902

Apartment 66 units

1-2 Beds 1-2 Bath No Pets

(732) 993-3447

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North Brunswick, NJ 08902

Kuser Village - Hamilton, New Jersey 8619
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$1160 - $1510

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Hamilton, NJ 08619

Apartment 336 units

1-2 Beds 1 Bath Cats OK

(856) 409-5293

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Hamilton, NJ 08619

Royal Crest - Hamilton, New Jersey 8690
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$1025 - $1475

Hamilton, NJ 08690

Apartment 272 units

1-2 Beds 1 Bath Cats OK

(609) 689-8429

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Hamilton, NJ 08690

Apartments a drive away from Plainsboro

Greenwood Village - Hamilton, New Jersey 8629
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$775 - $1034

Hamilton, NJ 08629

Apartment 264 units

1-2 Beds 1 Bath

(609) 528-4599

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Hamilton, NJ 08629

Eastgate Apartments - Ewing, New Jersey 8638
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$995 - $1275

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Braeburn Heights, Ewing, NJ 08638
( Braeburn Heights, Prospect Heights )

Apartment 194 units

1-2 Beds 1 Bath Cats OK

(609) 643-5749

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Ewing, NJ 08638

Overview of Plainsboro

Plainsboro is located in Middlesex County in the north central area of the state of New Jersey, approximately 11 miles northeast of the city of Trenton and 35 miles southwest of the major metropolitan area of Newark. The township is officially part of the Middlesex - Somerset - Hunterdon metropolitan area.

Plainsboro apartments for rent provide an excellent way to join the population of more than 22,200 people living in this community. In 2008, Money magazine ranked Plainsboro 52nd for the 100 Best Places to Live and Launch, citing the area's prime transportation infrastructure and excellent area schools and pros. Residents enjoy close proximity to major roads such as Route 1 and the New Jersey Turnpike, as well as easy access to rail routes including the express train service that runs to Newark and New York City.

Living in Plainsboro, NJ

People living in Plainsboro apartments can enjoy being part of a town with a rich history, and the area on which the town sits today was originally inhabited by the Unami Native Americans. The area received its first European settlers when the Dutch arrived in the 1600s and began to develop its agricultural community.

City Town Info revealed that the town of Plainsboro was originally formed with portions of the South Brunswick and Cranbury townships, and it wasn't incorporated officially until May 6, 1919. While the area has continued to see significant development in recent decades, the township of Plainsboro is dedicated to retaining its grasp on its rural roots and traditions.

The township continues to be viewed as a highly desirable community to live in, providing balanced economic growth and preservation of its green open spaces.

Plainsboro Work and Study

Business professionals living in apartments near Plainsboro have made particularly equitable housing choices, and Money magazine revealed that among the most established major operations is Merrill Lynch and Bristol-Myers Squibb. The area also has strong manufacturing and retail sectors, and the township is located very near to Princeton University. Money magazine indicated that local businesses benefit substantially from the city's prime location, with ease of access to major transportation ways.

Students can find higher education opportunities in Plainsboro at the College of New Jersey, Princeton University, Rider University, Rutgers University and Thomas Edison State College. Princeton University is perhaps the most renowned school in the area, and this university is famous throughout the country and the world for its research. Princeton was chartered in 1746 and today enrolls approximately 5,000 undergraduate students and 2,500 graduate students annually.

Rentals in Plainsboro, NJ and Cost of Living

According to data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau, Plainsboro rentals have a vacancy rate of 7.8 percent, and median rent was valued at $1,203 as of the 2010 Census. More than 65 percent of all renters fall in the gross rent range of $1,000 to $1,499, with roughly 19.5 percent of renters spending $1,500 or more on gross rent and another 13.9 percent of all renters falling in the lesser range of $750 to $999.

The data further indicated that nearly 22 percent of all renters reported spending 35 percent or more of their household income on gross rental costs. The largest portion of renters, 22.8 percent, reported spending 20.0 to 24.9 percent of their household income on gross rental costs.

Plainsboro Attractions and Special Events

The township of Plainsboro takes pride in its success in transitioning the rural farming area into a diverse and economically strong community while preserving more than 50 percent of its land as open space. Many locals living in Plainsboro apartments and visitors enjoy the town's public park system, a popular choice for a variety of recreational fun.

A particular favorite area attraction is the Plainsboro Preserve, which encompasses 1,000 acres of land including a 50-acre lake, numerous walking trails, wetlands and wooded areas as well as a great amount of natural habitats for plants, animals and migratory birds. Visitors can find a 6,500 square-foot environmental education center here as well, which offers many classes and programs to help facilitate an understanding and appreciation of nature.

City Town Info lists other notable Plainsboro and nearby attractions, including the Historical Society of Princeton, American Organ Archives, Morven Museum and Gardens, Springdale Golf Club and Bergen County Zoological Park.

Rent.com® can help you get settled in a Plainsboro apartment. Look through our rental listings and find the perfect home for your needs.

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