Watchung Homes

$2,485,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
9
BEDS
8
TOTAL BATHS
601 Valley Road
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6118
Villa Elsinore Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$1,475,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BEDS
6
TOTAL BATHS
20 Watchung Crest Dr
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-5439
 
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$1,475,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BEDS
6
TOTAL BATHS
60 Nottingham Dr
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6134
Nottingham Estates Subdivision
$1,295,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BEDS
5
TOTAL BATHS
81 Nottingham Dr
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6139
Castle Tract Subdivision
$450,000
Other For Sale
Active
3
ACRES
SOMERSET
COUNTY
1 Drift Rd/Route 78
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-5405
North Rt 78, West Swimclub Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$1,325,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
6
BEDS
5
TOTAL BATHS
4,627
SQFT
116 Vail Lane
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6116
 
$400,000
Other For Sale
Active
2.5
ACRES
SOMERSET
COUNTY
213 Hillcrest Rd
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6005
 
$2,229,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BEDS
8
TOTAL BATHS
7,394
SQFT
165 Knightsbridge
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6461
Burnheade Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$849,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
6
BEDS
6
TOTAL BATHS
25 Dug Way
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6011
 
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$739,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
175 Oakwood Road West
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069
Cul De Sac Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$1,189,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
131 High Oaks Dr
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-5406
 
$1,899,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
6
BEDS
6
TOTAL BATHS
5,550
SQFT
241 Johnston Dr
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6408
 
New Listing - a week online
$1,699,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
6
TOTAL BATHS
5,598
SQFT
50 Scott Drive
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6316
Watchung Mountains Subdivision
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$674,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
41 Upper Drive
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-3710
 
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$875,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,100
SQFT
1243 Johnston Dr
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6418
 
New Listing - a week online
$493,500
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
236 Stirling Rd
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-5943
 
Price Change - 3 weeks ago
$519,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
9 Johanna Ln
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6310
 
New Listing - 6 days online
$349,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Coming Soon
2
BEDS
1
TOTAL BATH
72 Maple St
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6311
 
$250,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATH
336 Stirling Rd
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-5922
 
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$1,299,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
6
BEDS
6
TOTAL BATHS
40 Reynolds Dr
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6204
 
$889,500
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
304 Tiffany Way
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6243
Watchung Mountain Villas Subdivision
$949,500
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,032
SQFT
501 Tiffany
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6243
Watchung Mountain Villas Subdivision

Living in Watchung

Watchung is a somewhat small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 5,949 people and just one neighborhood, Watchung is the 297th largest community in New Jersey. Watchung Homes

Watchung home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Jersey, but Watchung real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Watchung is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 87.60% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Watchung is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Watchung who work in office and administrative support (16.01%), sales jobs (12.79%), and healthcare (12.26%). Watchung Homes

Of important note, Watchung is also a borough of artists. Watchung has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Watchung’s character. Watchung Homes

Setting & Lifestyle

Watchung is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The borough’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Watchung’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country. Watchung Homes

One downside of living in Watchung is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Watchung, the average commute to work is 33.25 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the borough, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

Despite being a small borough, Watchung has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

Watchung Demographics

If knowledge is power, Watchung is a pretty powerful place. 60.06% of the adults in Watchung have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns. Watchung Homes

The per capita income in Watchung in 2010 was $68,251, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $273,004 for a family of four.

Watchung is a very ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Watchung home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Watchung residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Watchung also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.98% of the borough’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Watchung include Irish, Polish, German, and Russian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Watchung’s cultural character, accounting for 20.00% of the borough’s population. Watchung Homes

The most common language spoken in Watchung is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.

Organized on April 20, 1926, Watchung is a borough in Somerset County, New Jersey and covers about 6.2 square miles. Here, you’ll find abundant wildlife, green spaces, Lake Watchung, Best Lake, numerous recreational-facilities, excellent schools with a focus on technology, and more.

 

Fun Fact: Supposedly, “after the 1938 radio broadcast of Orson Wells’ The War of the Worlds, National Guard troops were stationed around the hills in Watchung.” And per The New York Times, “during the Revolutionary War, to a lookout point in neighboring Green Brook.”

Resources

Watchung Community Website

Watchung Borough School District

Watchung News

Watchung Events

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