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Plainsboro Township is located in New Jersey with a population of 23,028. Plainsboro Township is in Middlesex County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in Plainsboro Township offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Plainsboro Township there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Plainsboro Township and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Plainsboro Township are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$488,400
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,663
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    51%
  • Own
    49%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    34.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4.4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    52.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    587.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    17.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    3%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    18%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    44%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    10%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    9%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  12%

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