• Edison, NJ Demographics


    Government Mayor, Township Council
    Population Approximately 103,000
    Area 30.17 sq. mi.
    Police 732-287-0700
    Fire 732-248-7421
    Municipal Building 732-248-7200
    Recycling Curbside pickup of newspapers, glass, plastic, aluminum
    Trash Collection Private haulers for parts of North Edison, municipal pickup in south end
    Largest Employer John F. Kennedy Medical Center – Solaris Health



    Location & Climate


    Land Area: 30.1 Square Miles
    Latitude: 40.54 N
    Longitude: 74.38 W
    Average Climate in Edison
    Based on data reported by more than 4,000 weather stations
    Average Temperature: Source: (National Climate Data Center)
    30 ° (F) in Wintertime;
    75 ° (F) in Summertime
    Extreme High: June 101 ° and July 104 °
    Average Temp: 55 °
    Extreme Low: Jan. & Feb. -2 ° and Dec -1 °
    Average Precipitation:4 to 5
    Average Snowfall: Jan. 7 & Feb 8 & all year 23
    Humidity: 69% to 80 %
    Wind Speed (MPH) 9 to 12 MPH
    Source: (Edison, NJ Detailed Profile www.city-data.com/city/edison-newjersey.html)



    Population


    Population in July 2010: 98,996
    Males: 50,077 (50.6%)
    Females: 48,919 (49.4%)
    Population Density: 3,397 people per sq. mile (Avg.)
    Median Resident Age: 36.7 years
    New Jersey Median Age: 36.7 years
    Daytime Population Change Due to Commuting: +18,555
    Workers Who Live and Work in Edison: 11,695 (23.7%)

    Races in Edison:
    White (50.2%)
    Black (9.8%)
    Latino (8.5%)
    Asian (37.5%)
    Other (0.9%)
    Source: (www.factfinder.census.gov)

    35,599 residents are foreign born (22.8% Asian, 4.9% Europe, and 3.7% Latin America)
    Edison: 36% New Jersey: 17.5%
    Estimated Median Household Income (2010):$376,500
    Edison: $80,026 New Jersey: $67,035
    Estimated Per Capital Income (2010):
    Edison: $33,075 New Jersey: $33,832
    2008 Cost of Living Index in Edison: 124.3 (US Avg. 100)



    Housing


    Estimated Median House or Condo Value:
    Edison: $376,500 New Jersey: $372,300
    Average Household Size: 2.79 people
    2010 Total Housing Units:34,151
    2010 Owner Occupied Housing Units: 64.1%
    2010 Renter Occupied Housing Units: 35.9%
    2010 Vacant Housing Units: 1,085
    Mean Prices (2010):
    All housing Units: $420,976
    Detached Houses: $469,333
    Townhouses or Other Attached Units: 61.6%
    2-9 Unit Structures: 18.9%
    10 to 19 Unit Structures:12.6%
    20 or More Unit Structures:6.3%
    Mobile Homes:
    Median Gross Rent (2010):$1,258
    Percentage of Residents Living in Poverty (2010): 8.1%
    Median Real Estate Property Taxes Paid for Housing Units with Mortgages (2010): $2,331 (71.8%)
    Median Real Estate Property Taxes Paid for Housing Units with No Mortgages (2010): $877 (28.2%)



    Education


    For Population 25 years of age and over in Edison
    High School or Higher: 90.8%
    Bachelors Degree or Higher: 47.2%
    Graduate or Professional Degree: 20.5%
    Unemployed: %
    Mean Travel time to Work: 35 Minutes



    Most Common Industries


    Accommodation and Food Service, Education Services
    Broadcasting & Telecommunications, Finance & Insurance
    Chemicals Healthcare
    Construction, Profession Scientific&TechnicalService



    Most Common Occupations


    Business Operates Specialist
    Computer Specialist
    Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers
    Material recording, Scheduling, dispatching and distributing workers
    Other management Occupations, except farmers & Farm Managers
    Other Production Occupations, including Supervisors
    Other Sales and Related Workers, including Supervisors
    Preschool, Kindergarten, Elementary & Middle School Teacher, Registered Nurses

     

    Shopping


    * Menlo Park Mall, Route 1 * Wick Plaza, Route 1 and Plainfield Ave. * Inman Grove Shopping Center, Inman and Grove Avenues * Oak Tree Center, Oak Tree Road * Tano Mall, Amboy Avenue * Various supermarkets and strip malls along Routes 1, 27 and Oak Tree Road



    Recreation


    * Minnie B. Veal Community Center, Grove Avenue * Stelton Community Center, Plainfield Avenue * 25 parks, senior citizen center, Woodbridge Avenue * YMCA * Jewish Community Center



    Assisted Living


    * Brighton Gardens by Sunrise * Heritage at Clara Barton, Amboy Avenue; * The Highland, Inman Avenue * JFK Hartwyck * JFK Whispering Knoll


    Cable System Cablevision Zip Codes 08817, 08818, 08820, 08837, 08899 Cost of Living Index 124.3 Elevation 100 feet

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