Watchung Homes

New Listing - 2 weeks online
$699,999
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
441 Valley Rd
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6041
 
$1,099,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
132 Sunbright Rd
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6045
Watchung Mountain Subdivision
$799,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
3,100
SQFT
77 Old Somerset Rd
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6021
Watchung Mountains Subdivision
$2,735,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
10
BED
9
TOTAL BATHS
601 Valley Road
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6118
Villa Elsinore Subdivision
$1,885,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
7
TOTAL BATHS
6,800
SQFT
54 Old Somerset Rd
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6058
 
New Listing - 5 days online
$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 - 21 hours online
$1,595,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
6
TOTAL BATHS
7,200
SQFT
20 Watchung Crest Dr
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-5439
Watchung Crest Subdivision
$1,995,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
6
BED
6
TOTAL BATHS
55 Jared Ct
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6460
Pond View Estate Subdivision
$1,550,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
6
TOTAL BATHS
46 Orchard Rd
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6000
 
$500,000
Other For Sale
Active
1.38
ACRES
SOMERSET
COUNTY
261 Valley Dr
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6435
 
$929,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,300
SQFT
45 Orchard Rd
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6054
Orchard Heights Subdivision
$739,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
6
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
4,100
SQFT
60 Brook Drive
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6401
 
$400,000
Other For Sale
Active
2.5
ACRES
SOMERSET
COUNTY
213 Hillcrest Rd
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6005
 
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$1,199,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
25 Wolford Ct
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6198
Wolford Estates Subdivision
Price Change - 19 hours ago
$999,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
765 Johnston Dr
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6465
Johnston Drive Subdivision
$1,599,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
6,500
SQFT
41 Canterbury Ln
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6141
 
New Listing - a week online
$3,250,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
7
BED
10
TOTAL BATHS
50 Knightsbridge
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6474
Burnhead Estate Subdivision
$600,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,800
SQFT
23 Stonegate Dr
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-5470
Stonegate Subdivision
$599,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
24 Stonegate Dr
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-5471
 
$1,875,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
6
BED
7
TOTAL BATHS
45 Gallowae
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6413
Burnheade Subdivision
$869,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Under Contract Cont. To Show
5
BED
7
TOTAL BATHS
936 Valley Rd
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6143
 
$469,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
2 Schmidt Cir #2
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-5951
Lakeside Villas Subdivision
$479,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
145 Cedar Rd
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-5918
 
$475,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
141 Johnston Drive Ext
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069
 
$795,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
117 Johnston Dr
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-4927
 
$309,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
325 Bonnie Burn Rd
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-5012
Bonnie Burn Rd. Subdivision
$1,785,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
6
BED
6
TOTAL BATHS
5,544
SQFT
241 Johnston Dr
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6408
 
$1,500,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
187 Stirling Rd
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-5904
Watchung Lake Area Subdivision
$849,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
210 Stirling Rd
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-5909
 
$765,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
3,410
SQFT
237 Stirling Rd
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-5908
 
$1,045,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
1304 Johnston Dr
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6420
Sweet Briar Lane Subdivision
$509,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
72 Brookdale Rd
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-5915
Watchung Lake Subdivision
$1,195,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
8
BED
6
TOTAL BATHS
1370 Johnston Drive
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6420
 
$1,550,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
127 Sunlit Dr
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6236
 
$1,895,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
6
TOTAL BATHS
125 Acorn Rd
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6260
 
$1,435,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
6
BED
6
TOTAL BATHS
5,333
SQFT
84 Anderson Road
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6213
 
$545,000
Other For Sale
Active
1.76
ACRES
SOMERSET
COUNTY
105 Washington Rock Rd
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6207
 
$889,500
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
304 Tiffany Way
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6243
Watchung Mountain Villas Subdivision
$929,500
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
305 Tiffany Way
Watchung Boro, NJ 07069-6243
 

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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