Roselle, NJ


Highest Appreciating Roselle Neighborhoods Since 2000

Roselle, 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

Roselle Housing Market Information

With 21,670 people, 8,128 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $235,597, Roselle real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Roselle, accounting for 52.29% of the borough's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Roselle include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 23.43%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 19.71%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 4.19%).

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

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. Roselle's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 54.41% of the borough's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Roselle include homes built before 1939 ( 22.02%) and housing constructed between 1970-1999 ( 19.34%). There's also some housing in Roselle built between 2000 and later ( 4.23%).

Roselle Home Appreciation Rates

Homes have actually lost value in Roselle over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 38.83% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Roselle home appreciation rates at 0.66%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 2.68%.

Over the last year, Roselle appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Roselle's appreciation rate has been 2.77%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Roselle were at 0.66%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 2.68%.

Relative to New Jersey, our data show that Roselle's latest annual appreciation rate is lower 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 borough. Individual neighborhoods within Roselle differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Roselle - 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 Roselle real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,097,000 0.0
$823,001 - $1,097,000 0.2
$549,001 - $823,000 0.0
$439,001 - $549,000 3.2
$329,001 - $439,000 8.0
$220,001 - $329,000 44.3
$110,001 - $220,000 41.4
$55,001 - $110,000 1.4
$0 - $55,000 1.5

Low for NJ
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
24.8388608930036 78.8617886178862

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Roselle 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
28.05% 1.44% 1 3
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,546 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 52.74
Renters 47.26
Vacant 6.34

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 4.2
1970 - 1999 19.3
1940 - 1969 54.4
1939 or Older 22.0

Types of Homes

Single-Family 52.3
Townhomes 4.2
Small Apt. Buildings 23.4
Apt. Complexes 19.7
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.4

Home Size

No Bedroom 3.66
1 Bedroom 18.68
2 Bedrooms 26.61
3 Bedrooms 34.75
4 Bedrooms 13.30
5 or more bedrooms 3.00