Edison, NJ


Highest Appreciating Edison Neighborhoods Since 2000

Edison, 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

Edison Housing Market Information

With a population of 103,710, 1,710 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $370,575, real estate costs in Edison 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 Edison, accounting for 49.60% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Edison include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 29.27%), row houses and other attached homes ( 13.23%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 7.49%).

People in Edison primarily live in small (one, two or no bedroom) single-family detached homes. Edison has a mixture of owner-occupied and renter-occupied housing.

There is a lot of housing in Edison built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Edison built between 1940-1969 ( 39.47%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 6.03%). There's also some housing in Edison built between 2000 and later ( 5.29%).

Edison Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Edison's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.65% during the period.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Edison's appreciation rate, at 3.34%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Edison's appreciation rate has been 0.66%, which annualizes to a rate of 2.68%.

Relative to New Jersey, our data show that Edison's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 50% of the other cities and towns in New Jersey.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the town. Individual neighborhoods within Edison differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Edison - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Edison real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,097,000 0.9
$823,001 - $1,097,000 2.7
$549,001 - $823,000 15.5
$439,001 - $549,000 16.9
$329,001 - $439,000 32.0
$220,001 - $329,000 21.2
$110,001 - $220,000 5.6
$55,001 - $110,000 2.1
$0 - $55,000 3.0

Average for NJ
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
10.8637056135005 47.3577235772358

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Edison 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
69.39% 3.10% 8 8
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,895 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 60.71
Renters 39.29
Vacant 4.63

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 5.3
1970 - 1999 49.2
1940 - 1969 39.5
1939 or Older 6.0

Types of Homes

Single-Family 49.6
Townhomes 13.2
Small Apt. Buildings 7.5
Apt. Complexes 29.3
Mobile Homes 0.4
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.86
1 Bedroom 19.82
2 Bedrooms 26.40
3 Bedrooms 28.23
4 Bedrooms 18.69
5 or more bedrooms 5.99