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Edison is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 102,966 people and 23 constituent neighborhoods, Edison is the fifth largest community in New Jersey.
Housing costs in Edison are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New Jersey.
Edison is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.20% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Edison is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Edison who work in computer science and math (14.42%), office and administrative support (14.12%) and management occupations (13.23%).
Also of interest is that Edison has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Another interesting thing about Edison, despite not being a huge town, is that there is a relatively high proportion of people living here who are young, single, and upwardly-mobile professionals. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
One downside of living in Edison, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.83 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
For the size of the town, public transportation in Edison is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the train. For Edison, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
If knowledge is power, Edison is a pretty powerful place. 53.48% of the adults in Edison have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Edison in 2010 was $39,143, which is middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $156,572 for a family of four.
Edison is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Edison home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Edison residents report their race to be Asian, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Edison include Italian, Irish, Polish, German and Hungarian.
In addition, Edison has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (43.46%).
The languages spoken by people in Edison are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Edison is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Asian languages, Gujarathi, Chinese and Hindi.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||1,671|
|EDISON HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||62.32%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||37.68%|
|TYPE OF EDISON HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||50.50%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||14.11%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||6.70%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||28.32%|
|SIZE OF EDISON HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||6.55%|
|AGE OF EDISON HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||5.18%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||49.90%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||38.97%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||5.94%|
|EDISON REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$388,829|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,668|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||2.41%|
|$53,001 - $107,000||2.30%|
|$107,001 - $213,000||5.46%|
|$213,001 - $320,000||20.75%|
|$320,001 - $427,000||32.25%|
|$427,001 - $533,000||17.65%|
|$533,001 - $800,000||15.90%|
|$800,001 - $1,067,000||2.45%|
|PEOPLE OF EDISON||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.65%|
|5 TO 17||15.92%|
|18 TO 24||6.79%|
|25 TO 34||15.85%|
|35 TO 54||29.09%|
|55 TO 64||12.73%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||12.97%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||91.42%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$95,494|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$39,143|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||5.46%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (16.32%)
Information Technology (3.50%)
Public Service (2.72%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||6.12%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.12%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.01%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||2.49%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.93%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||9.01%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Italian (9.65%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (45.59%)
Other Asian languages (9.96%)
Indic languages (3.71%)
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