Watchung

A small town that is known in the area as having some of the most premier shopping destinations.

Welcome to Watchung

Town Information For Watchung NJ 07069

Watchung New Jersey is a small town that is known in the area as having some of the most premier shopping destinations. Famous for being a safe, fun, and incredible choice for you to raise a family and settle down. Watchung has a total population of 5,801 residents as of the 2010 consensus.

Watchung New Jersey real estate has a median listing price of $722,500. Watchung is an excellent township to call home. The average household income in Watchung is about $126,250. Watchung is connected to several major highways in the area. Route 22 and Interstate 78, making it a destination for renters. The median price to rent a home in Watchung is roughly $2600 a month.

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School System

The school system in Watchung is staffed with incredible people to make your child flourish well into adulthood. Niche.com awarded Watchung schools #113 of 377 for the districts with the best teachers in New Jersey. The students that choose to continue in the public school system will attend Watchung Hills Regional High School.

Students of Watchung Hills Regional High School have an average SAT test score of 1270/1600 and an average ACT of 29/36. The most popular colleges that Warren public school students attend are Rutgers University, Penn State, and New York University.

Commuting 

Commuting in the Watchung Area is a breeze. The town itself is 6.054 square miles. Watchung is roughly a 45-minute drive away from New York City. With access to major highways, you can easily travel throughout New Jersey.

Living in Watchung

Living in Watchung is an exceptional place to call home. When you live in Watchung you can expect to have plenty of options to shop. Watchung is home to many shopping centers on both rt 22 and in town. In addition to being a shopping epicenter, the town has plenty of outdoor destinations that are perfect for hiking.

Overview for Watchung, NJ

6,483 people live in Watchung, where the median age is 45.3 and the average individual income is $66,607. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,483

Total Population

45.3 years

Median Age

High

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

$66,607

Average individual Income

Around Watchung, NJ

There's plenty to do around Watchung, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

3
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
1
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Cave Kitchen, Marie's Sweet Designs, and Chiseled Health and Fitness.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.82 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.66 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.22 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Nightlife 3.12 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.32 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.85 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Watchung, NJ

Watchung has 2,234 households, with an average household size of 2.84. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Watchung do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 6,483 people call Watchung home. The population density is 1,077.68 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,483

Total Population

High

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

45.3

Median Age

45.81 / 54.19%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

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10-17 Years

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18-24 Years

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25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
2,234

Total Households

2.84

Average Household Size

$66,607

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Marital Status

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Commute Time

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60+ Minutes

Schools in Watchung, NJ

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The following schools are within or nearby Watchung. 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
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
4/5
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
5/5
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available

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