Clark, NJ


Highest Appreciating Clark Neighborhoods Since 2000

Clark, NJ Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Clark Housing Market Information

With a population of 15,535, 1,946 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $433,466, real estate costs in Clark are among some of the highest in the nation, although house prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive New Jersey communities.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Clark, accounting for 77.11% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Clark include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 13.28%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 6.38%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 3.23%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Clark. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 79.62% of Clark's homes, and 62.95% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

At the end of World War II, American soldiers returned home triumphant and, with the help of the GI Bill, built homes by the millions on the edges of America's cities. These homes were predominantly capes and ranches, modest in size, but built to house a growing middle-class as the 20th century became the American century. Clark's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 75.29% of the town's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Clark include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 15.23%) and housing constructed before 1939 ( 5.61%). There's also some housing in Clark built between 2000 and later ( 3.87%).

Clark Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Clark's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.20% during the period.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Clark's appreciation rate, at 4.34%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Clark's appreciation rate has been 0.66%, which annualizes to a rate of 2.68%.

Relative to New Jersey, our data show that Clark's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 70% of the other cities and towns in New Jersey.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,121,000 0.8
$841,001 - $1,121,000 1.5
$561,001 - $841,000 21.2
$448,001 - $561,000 29.1
$336,001 - $448,000 30.8
$224,001 - $336,000 9.9
$112,001 - $224,000 2.6
$56,001 - $112,000 1.6
$0 - $56,000 2.5

High for NJ
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
7.93390366811204 32.9268292682927

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Clark Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
71.62% 3.18% 8 9
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,854 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 79.62
Renters 20.38
Vacant 2.07

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 3.9
1970 - 1999 15.2
1940 - 1969 75.3
1939 or Older 5.6

Types of Homes

Single-Family 77.1
Townhomes 3.2
Small Apt. Buildings 6.4
Apt. Complexes 13.3
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.71
1 Bedroom 12.46
2 Bedrooms 16.57
3 Bedrooms 35.52
4 Bedrooms 27.43
5 or more bedrooms 7.31