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Average Rent in Metuchen, NJ

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Metuchen 1 Bed - $2,750+16%
Metuchen 2 Beds - $2,755+24%
Last updated 6/19/2024

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Demographics

Education

High School

19%

Associate's

21%

Bachelor's

32%

Master's

24%

Doctorate

5%

Family Size

2 people

37%

3 people

26%

4 people

24%

5 people

10%

6+ people

3%

Household Income

0-50k

17%

50-100k

21%

100-150k

20%

150-200k

16%

200k+

26%

Age

0-10

14%

10-20

11%

20-45

31%

45-65

29%

65+

15%

Affordability

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Last updated 6/19/2024

*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.

Rent Trends

Average rent in Metuchen, NJ

In Metuchen, NJ, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $2,750 to $2,755. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $2,750. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $2,755.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

1 Bed

+16%

Changed from $2,371 to $2,750
2 Beds

+24%

Changed from $2,222 to $2,755
Last updated 6/19/2024

Rent Ranges

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Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
New York$4,010-6%
Hoboken$3,470+74%
Jersey City$3,449-3%
Long Island City$3,322--
Brooklyn$3,313-10%
Weehawken$3,212-1%
Maplewood$2,432+10%
Queens$1,800+9%
Montclair$1,650+2%
Bronx$1,517-37%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
New York$5,097-5%
Brooklyn$4,456+6%
Long Island City$4,269--
Jersey City$3,792-1%
Weehawken$3,703-5%
Hoboken$3,610+5%
Queens$2,400+20%
Maplewood$2,305-7%
Montclair$2,249+5%
Bronx$1,767-31%
Northeast Philadelphia$1,544-4%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
New York$6,992-8%
Long Island City$6,503--
Brooklyn$6,169+116%
Weehawken$5,826+2%
Jersey City$4,862-1%
Hoboken$4,469+5%
Maplewood$3,097+6%
Queens$2,800+12%
Montclair$2,575+7%
Bronx$2,0170%
Northeast Philadelphia$1,849-5%

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Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

21%

15-30 Mins

26%

30-40 Mins

11%

40-60 Mins

13%

60+ Mins

28%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 8080

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 11 of 16 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 8 of 16 renters

Percentage: 5353

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 10 of 16 renters

Area Amenities

Top Score

Health and Fitness

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Cardio is hale and hardy in Metuchen.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 15% more gyms than average
  3. 50% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

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

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 14% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. A standard number of pet facilities compared to areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The food shops around here are few and far between.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 73% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 38% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Metuchen serves up a dining scene that's only lukewarm.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 52% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 14% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in Metuchen.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 65% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. 9% 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. Metuchen is running dry.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 100% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. 100% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too many park perks in Metuchen.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 100% fewer parks than average
  3. 100% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Metuchen.

  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. 75% fewer fine art centers than average
  3. 25% more 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 Metuchen'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

Gas Stations

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Honk if you see a gas station.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 49% fewer gas stations than average
  3. 26% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

Area Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 15 of 16 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 15 of 16 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 15 of 16 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 14 of 16 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 14 of 16 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 13 of 16 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 12 of 16 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 12 of 16 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 12 of 16 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 11 of 16 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 9 of 16 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

Yes

Say 8 of 16 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

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Near Grocery Stores

No

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Well Lit

No

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Near Downtown

No

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Near Highways

No

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Tree Lined Streets

No

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Nice Views

No

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Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 15 of 16 renters

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

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

Top Schools in Metuchen

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