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Edison Township is a suburb of New York City with a population of 100,447. Edison Township is in Middlesex County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in Edison Township offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Edison Township there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Edison Township and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Edison Township are highly rated.

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About Edison Township...
Population
100,447

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$390,700
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,528
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    38%
  • Own
    62%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    54.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    1
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    18.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    137.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,139.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    89.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    26%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  12%

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