Edison, NJ Population

By | June 21, 2019

Population: 97,687
Males: 47,926 (49.1%), Females: 49,761 (50.9%)

Median resident age: 36.3 years
Median household income: $69,746
Median house value: $186,900

Races in Edison:

  • White Non-Hispanic (55.8%)
  • Asian Indian (17.3%)
  • Black (6.9%)
  • Hispanic (6.4%)
  • Chinese (6.1%)
  • Filipino (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • Other race (2.0%)
  • Korean (1.6%)
  • Other Asian (1.3%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (14.8%), Irish (11.1%), German (8.7%), Polish (7.4%), English (3.5%), Hungarian (3.2%).

Land area: 30.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Edison

  • High school or higher: 87.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 42.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 32.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Edison CDP

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 61.3%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

33.1% Foreign born (22.8% Asia, 4.9% Europe, 3.7% Latin America).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Edison:

  • JOHN F KENNEDY MEDICAL CENTER (65 JAMES STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Edison:

  • ST PETERS MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ)
  • UNIVERSITY BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE (about 6 miles; PISCATAWAY, NJ)
  • ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON UNIV HOSP (about 6 miles; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Edison:

  • NEWARK LIBERTY INTL (about 18 miles; NEWARK, NJ; Abbreviation: EWR)
  • PORT AUTH-DWNTN-MANHATTAN/WALL ST (about 29 miles; NEW YORK, NY; Abbreviation: JRB)
  • TETERBORO (about 32 miles; TETERBORO, NJ; Abbreviation: TEB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Edison:

  • LINDEN (about 12 miles; LINDEN, NJ; Abbreviation: LDJ)
  • CENTRAL JERSEY REGIONAL (about 15 miles; MANVILLE, NJ; Abbreviation: 47N)
  • OLD BRIDGE (about 16 miles; OLD BRIDGE, NJ; Abbreviation: 3N6)
Amtrak stations near Edison:

  • 5 miles: METROPARK (ISELIN, 100 MIDDLESEX-ESSEX TPK.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 6 miles: NEW BRUNSWICK (FRENCH & ALBANY STS.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Edison:

  • MIDDLESEX COUNTY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 6,739; Location: 155 MILL RD; Public; Website: www.middlesex.cc.nj.us)
  • LINCOLN TECHNICAL INSTITUTE DBA THE CITTONE INST (Full-time enrollment: 928; Location: 1697 OAK TREE RD; Private, for-profit)
  • RABBI JACOB JOSEPH SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 64; Location: ONE PLAINFIELD AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
  • NORTH JERSEY SCHOOL OF REAL ESTATE (Location: 1734 OAK TREE RD; Private, for-profit)
  • STAT-A-MATRIX INSTITUTE (Location: 2124 OAKTREE RD; Private, not-for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Edison:

  • RUTGERS UNIVERSITY-NEW BRUNSWICK (about 6 miles; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 30,649)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE (about 10 miles; NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 2,897)
  • UNION COUNTY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; CRANFORD, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 5,856)
  • KEAN UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; UNION, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 8,627)
  • DREW UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; MADISON, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 2,133)
  • SETON HALL UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; SOUTH ORANGE, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 7,509)
  • CUNY COLLEGE OF STATEN ISLAND (about 17 miles; STATEN ISLAND, NY; Full-time enrollment: 8,135)

Schools

Public high schools in Edison:

  • J P STEVENS HIGH (Students: 2,160; Location: GROVE AVENUE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • EDISON HIGH (Students: 1,939; Location: BOULEVARD OF EAGLES; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MDSEX CTY V0C ACD SCI/ENG (Students: 138; Location: 100 TECHNOLOGY DRIVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MIDDLESEX CO ACADEMY H.S. (Students: 27; Location: 500 PLAINFIELD AVENUE; Grades: 07 – 12)
Private high schools in Edison:

  • BISHOP GEORGE AHR ST THOMAS HS (Students: 964; Location: 1 TINGLEY LANE; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • WARDLAW HARTRIDGE SCHOOL (Students: 460; Location: 1295 INMAN AVE; Grades: PK – 12)
  • RABBI JACOB JOSEPH YESHIVA (Students: 86; Location: ONE PLAINFIELD AVENUE; Grades: 9 – 12; Boys only)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Edison:

  • HERBERT HOOVER MIDDLE (Students: 808; Location: JACKSON AVE.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WOODROW WILSON MIDDLE (Students: 792; Location: WOODROW WILSON DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MENLO PARK (Students: 788; Location: MONROE AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • JOHN ADAMS MIDDLE (Students: 747; Location: NEW DOVER RD.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LINCOLN (Students: 745; Location: BROOKVILLE RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • THOMAS JEFFERSON MIDDLE (Students: 667; Location: DIVISION ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WOODBROOK (Students: 624; Location: ROBIN RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • BENJAMIN FRANKLIN (Students: 584; Location: WOODBRIDGE AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • WASHINGTON (Students: 537; Location: WINTHROP & CAMBRIDGE RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • JAMES MADISON INTER (Students: 527; Location: NEW DOVER RD; Grades: 03 – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Edison:

  • SAINT MATTHEW SCHOOL (Students: 407; Location: 100 SEYMOUR AVE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST HELENA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 398; Location: 930 GROVE AVENUE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • PLAZA CHILD CARE (Students: 186; Location: TCM PLZ-4 PROGRESS ST S STE A3; Grades: PK – KG)
  • LAKEVIEW SCHOOL (Students: 167; Location: OAK DR-ROOSEVELT PARK; Grades: PK – UG)
  • PEPPERMINT TREE CHILD CARE CTR (Students: 113; Location: 165 FIELDCREST AVE; Grades: PK – 2)
  • JOHN F KENNEY CHILD CARE CENTE (Students: 98; Location: 225 MILL ROAD; Grades: PK – KG)
  • HELPING HAND LEARNING CTR (Students: 31; Location: 715 KING GEORGE POST RD; Grades: PK – KG)
  • T J’S SMALL WORLD (Students: 27; Location: P O BOX 143; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Edison:

  • EDISON TOWNSHIP FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,327,612; Location: 340 PLAINFIELD AVENUE; 263,053 books; 4,225 audio materials; 2,737 video materials; 262 serial subscriptions)