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Cost of Living in Watchung, NJ

Expenses, Commute Time and Crime Rate

What is the cost of living in Watchung, NJ?

Watchung, NJ Metro Average County Average State Average National Average
Average monthly single homeowner expense $2.6K $2.8K $1.7K $1.8K $1.8K
Average monthly family with 2 kids homeowner expense $6K $6.3K $4.7K $4.7K $4.8K
Average monthly single renter expense $3.5K $2.4K $1.6K $2.2K $2.1K
Average monthly family with 2 kids renter expense $7.5K $5.8K $3.7K $5.1K $5.1K

How long does it take to commute to Watchung during rush hour?

Plainfield 5 minutes
Dunellen 7 minutes
Fanwood 7 minutes
South Plainfield 9 minutes
Middlesex 10 minutes
New Providence 10 minutes
Mountainside 12 minutes
Westfield 12 minutes
Garwood 13 minutes
South Bound Brook 15 minutes

What’s the crime rate in Watchung, NJ?

Watchung, NJ Metro Average County Average State Average National Average
Annual violent crimes per 1000 residents 0.136101 0.38644 0.0565176 0.290072 0.364835

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