Middlesex

Overview for Middlesex, NJ

14,513 people live in Middlesex, where the median age is 42.3 and the average individual income is $42,159. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

14,513

Total Population

42.3 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$42,159

Average individual Income

Welcome to Middlesex

Thriving suburbia meets luxurious dining and entertainment

A dynamic suburban area in New Jersey, Middlesex County is the second-most populated county in the state. It is home to Fortune 500 businesses, incredible universities, and a thriving entertainment scene. The area is halfway between New York City and Philadelphia, providing access to incredible metropolitan activities and careers.

There are lots of home architectural styles in Middlesex County that are popular. Greek Revival homes with decadent columns, cornices, and friezes line the postcard-pretty streets. Colonial homes that are shaped rectangularly and have strict symmetry are also quite common in Middlesex. Also, there are extravagant ranch homes with open floor space and stunning porches. Middlesex has plenty of exquisite homes to choose from and explore.

Middlesex currently has over 800,000 residents and is constantly growing. Despite this, the area is full of open space, including beautiful parks and hiking trails. There are also many charming restaurants and shops to experience in the county’s picturesque downtown areas.

What to Love

  • Access to the New Jersey Turnpike and other major highways
  • Impressive medical facilities and research centers
  • Plays-in-the-park series with Broadway-caliber productions
  • Football games at Rutgers Stadium
  • Variety of beautiful parks, 19 in the area

Local Lifestyle

Locals of Middlesex love all the area has to offer in terms of entertainment. Middlesex has many theaters to watch award-winning plays and enjoy elaborate dining experiences. There are also lots of outdoor activities, such as parks and gardens. Residents love to keep themselves busy with all that Middlesex has to offer.

Given the closeness of Middlesex to New York and Philadelphia, many commuters choose to reside in the area. There are trains and buses as well as plenty of highways that will provide a direct route to both inner cities. In addition, Middlesex has an outstanding public school system. The county overall has a highly sophisticated yet fun atmosphere.

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

There are plenty of dining options to enjoy while in Middlesex. Vincenzo’s is a fine-dining Italian restaurant serving mouthwatering meat and pasta in a warm and welcoming environment. They also have an extensive wine menu. Water & Wine is another upscale restaurant situated on Lake Watchung, thus providing picturesque waterfront views. It serves both Italian and American fare. Also nearby is Uproot, an innovative American restaurant serving food in a bright, contemporary setting.

If you are a theater-lover, you will definitely want to visit the George Street Playhouse. It is a relatively new theater that showcases on- and off-Broadway productions. It is the perfect date for a weekend night and also offers other services like acting classes to the Middlesex community.

Things to Do

There are seemingly endless things to do while in Middlesex. The Rutgers Geology Museum has tours, public lectures, and incredible exhibits to behold. If you are a fan of organic and locally sourced ingredients, you should check out the Highland Park Farmers Market. It features vendors from all over New Jersey, including farms and local restaurants. It is a charming activity perfect for meeting members of your community.

Johnson Park is one of the most popular parks in the region, located on the banks of the Raritan River. Its top-tier amenities include sports fields, tennis courts, and hiking/biking trails. The Meadows at Middlesex is an elite 18-hole golf course that features different leagues and junior clinics for learners. In Middlesex, there is never a limit on what you can do.
 

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Demographics and Employment Data for Middlesex, NJ

Middlesex has 5,459 households, with an average household size of 2.65. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Middlesex do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 14,513 people call Middlesex home. The population density is 4,160.49 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

14,513

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

42.3

Median Age

48.53 / 51.47%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
5,459

Total Households

2.65

Average Household Size

$42,159

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Middlesex, NJ

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The following schools are within or nearby Middlesex. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Von E. Mauger Middle School
PUBLIC
4th - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Hazelwood Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 3rd
3/5
Watchung Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 3rd
2/5
Parker Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 3rd
2/5

Featured Properties

For Sale
For Lease
Sold
131 Lincoln Blvd
Sold
$1,100,000
131 Lincoln Blvd, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
15,000 Sq.Ft.
17 Madison Ave
Sold
$850,000
17 Madison Ave, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
8 Beds 6 Baths 2,100 Sq.Ft.
536 Drake Ave
For Sale
$769,900
536 Drake Ave, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
4 Beds
312 Harris Ave
Sold
$787,000
312 Harris Ave, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
5 Beds 3 Baths
21 Barclay Ct
Sold
$750,000
21 Barclay Ct, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
5 Beds 3 Baths
5 Glen Gary Rd
Pending
$750,000
5 Glen Gary Rd, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
4 Beds
209 Chestnut St
Sold
$720,000
209 Chestnut St, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
4 Beds 3 Baths 2,211 Sq.Ft.
130 Cook
Sold
$725,000
130 Cook, Middlesex Boro 08846
4 Beds
59 Warrenville Road
Sold
$735,551
59 Warrenville Road, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
4 Beds 3 Baths
311 Lincoln Blvd
Sold
$675,000
311 Lincoln Blvd, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
3,660 Sq.Ft.
287 Dorn Ave
Sold
$670,000
287 Dorn Ave, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
6 Beds 3,192 Sq.Ft.
601 Grandview St
Sold
$660,000
601 Grandview St, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
4 Beds 2,000 Sq.Ft.
1005 Beechwood Ave
Sold
$635,000
1005 Beechwood Ave, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
4 Beds
671 Harris Ave
For Sale
$625,000
671 Harris Ave, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
7,270 Sq.Ft.
920 Voorhees Ave
Sold
$660,000
920 Voorhees Ave, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
4 Beds 3 Baths
319 Bound Brook Rd
Sold
$610,000
319 Bound Brook Rd, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
3,300 Sq.Ft.
743 Voorhees Ave
Sold
$627,000
743 Voorhees Ave, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
3 Beds
130 Harris Ave
Active Under Contract
$599,900
130 Harris Ave, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
4 Beds
810 Grandview St
Sold
$653,000
810 Grandview St, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
4 Beds 2,000 Sq.Ft.
738 William St
Sold
$600,000
738 William St, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
4 Beds 1,942 Sq.Ft.
123 Valley Brook Ct
For Sale
$599,900
123 Valley Brook Ct, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
5 Beds 2 Baths 2,024 Sq.Ft.
301 Lincoln Blvd
Sold
$480,000
301 Lincoln Blvd, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
1127 Beechwood Ave
Sold
$620,000
1127 Beechwood Ave, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
4 Beds 3 Baths
8 Hooker Ave
Sold
$615,000
8 Hooker Ave, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
4 Beds 3 Baths
515 Grandview St
Sold
$625,000
515 Grandview St, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
4 Beds 2,200 Sq.Ft.
808 810 Mountain Ave
Active Under Contract
$595,000
808 810 Mountain Ave, Middlesex Boro 08846
6 Beds 2 Baths
1102 Hazelwood Ave
Sold
$617,500
1102 Hazelwood Ave, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
4 Beds
267 Beechwood Ave
Sold
$610,000
267 Beechwood Ave, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
4 Beds
138 Osceola Ave
Pending
$579,900
138 Osceola Ave, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
4 Beds 2 Baths
117 Woodland Ave
Active Under Contract
$579,900
117 Woodland Ave, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
4 Beds 2 Baths
314 Walnut St
Sold
$580,000
314 Walnut St, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
4 Beds 2 Baths
299 Fulton St
Sold
$607,000
299 Fulton St, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
3 Beds 4 Baths
646 Drake Ave
Active Under Contract
$559,900
646 Drake Ave, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
4 Beds 3 Baths
806 Grandview St
Sold
$560,000
806 Grandview St, Middlesex Boro 08846
4 Beds
523 Grandview St
Sold
$540,000
523 Grandview St, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
3 Beds
1131 Beechwood Ave
Sold
$543,000
1131 Beechwood Ave, Middlesex Boro 08846
4 Beds 5,663 Sq.Ft.
410 D St
Sold
$590,000
410 D St, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
4 Beds
18 Bonnie Brook Ter
Sold
$540,000
18 Bonnie Brook Ter, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
4 Beds 2 Baths
640 Bound Brook Rd
For Sale
$535,000
640 Bound Brook Rd, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
3 Beds
609 Ashland Rd
Sold
$620,000
609 Ashland Rd, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
3 Beds
140 Beechwood Ave
Sold
$605,000
140 Beechwood Ave, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
4 Beds
229 Melrose Ave
Sold
$650,267
229 Melrose Ave, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
5 Beds 3 Baths
469 Union Ave
Sold
$525,000
469 Union Ave, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
4 Beds 2 Baths
514 Hancock St
Pending
$524,900
514 Hancock St, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
5 Beds 2,040 Sq.Ft.
131 6Th St
Sold
$550,000
131 6Th St, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
4 Beds 2 Baths 2,500 Sq.Ft.
4 Lehigh Ln
For Sale
$520,000
4 Lehigh Ln, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
4 Beds
9 Princeton Dr
Sold
$566,700
9 Princeton Dr, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
5 Beds 3 Baths 1,884 Sq.Ft.
6 Whitney Dr
Sold
$519,000
6 Whitney Dr, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
4 Beds 2 Baths
910 Dorn Ave
Sold
$555,000
910 Dorn Ave, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
4 Beds 3 Baths 1,884 Sq.Ft.
506 Fairview Ave
Sold
$525,000
506 Fairview Ave, Middlesex Boro, NJ 08846
4 Beds 2 Baths

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