Piscataway, NJ Overview

One of the oldest municipalities in New Jersey, rapidly growing Piscataway has provided a home base for an impressive collection of businesses and industries since the 1600s.  The diverse selection of housing includes both well-kept older homes and newer construction. Local shopping facilities are well developed and blend retail centers with shops.  This land-rich areis also home to UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and 189 buildings on the Busch and Livingston campuses of Rutgers, the State University.


Population Growth (since 2000)17%
Population Density (ppl / mile)3,131.00
Household Size (ppl)2.909
Households w/ Children33%

Housing Stability

Annual Residential Turnover0%
5+ Years in Residency38%
Median Year in Residency3.9

Housing Inventory

Piscataway, NJ Housing Inventory 12,3997095,60312,3997095,603

Market Overview

201 listings with an estimated median price of $525,000

$0 - 100K21
$100K - 200K2
$200K - 300K12
$300K - 400K22
$400K - 500K38
$500K - 600K41
$600K - 700K37
$700K - 800K9
$800K - 900K10
$900K - 1M1
$1M - Max8
Property TypeCount
Single Family116
Lots and Land9

(Data as of 5/30/2024)

Population Demographics

The population of the community broken down by age group. The numbers at the top of each bar indicate the number of people in the age bracket below.

Piscataway, NJ Population Demographics

Total: 58,863


Median Age: 35.25

Climate and Weather

The Temperature chart displays average high and low values for January and July, and is designed to provide an indication of both seasonal and daily temperature variability. The Weather Risk Index indicates the calculated risk of each type of weather event occurring in the future. This risk is based on historical localized storm events and weather patterns. The national average for each type of weather event equals a score of 100, so a score of 200 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Temperature (degrees F)

Piscataway, NJ Temperature

Weather Risk

Piscataway, NJ Weather Risk


The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index below are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Education Climate Index

Piscataway, NJ Education Climate Index

Highest Education Level Attained

Piscataway, NJ Highest Education Level Attained 7,6695,7942,0301,6651,1217,83610,9857,6695,7941,6651,1217,836

Employment and Finance


Piscataway, NJ Workforce

Income by dollar range (Median Income: $87,116)

Piscataway, NJ Income by dollar range 6205934093974904895975125251,2171,7082,7442,1261,7472,227894384322

Fair Market Rents

The Fair Market Rents show average gross rent estimates based on figures provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

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Smoking Ban

The Smoking Ban data indicates whether an area has a smoking ban in place for workplaces, restaurants or bars. This information represents that of the search area and may not reflect that of the whole County or State.



The Crime Index compares the risk or probability of future occurrence of certain types of crime in this community as compared to the national average. The national average for each type of crime equals a score of 1.0, so a score of 2.0 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 0.50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Piscataway, NJ Crime

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