Watchung, NJ Apartments

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Renter Friendly

Renter Friendly

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Although 80% of Watchung is occupied by homeowners, it is absolutely renter friendly. The town has multiple accommodating apartment complexes, housing over 400 of Watchung residents. Median rent for Watchung is around $1200, which is comparable to surrounding towns.

 
 
Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety

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The crime rate in Watchung is higher than most of New Jersey. With a national average rate based at 100, Watchung’s average is 173. The average for New Jersey as a state is 73; below the national average. Although the crime rate index is almost twice the national average, the majority of crimes recorded are not violent crimes. The murder index is 10, falling below the national average by 90%. Larceny and property crimes were the highest indexes recorded.

 
Schools & Education

Schools & Education

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Watchung offers schooling from nursery to high school. There are six preschools (Watchung Cooperative, Taylor’s Learning Center, Growing Tree, Giving Nest, Holy Cross, and Klubhouse Kids Day), Bayberry Elementary schools children from grades K-4, and Valley View School from grades 5-8. There is one private (Mount St. Mary) and one public high school, which is attended by Watchung students as well as those from two neighboring communities.

 
 
Weather

Weather

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The weather in Watchung is not quite as extreme as some other northeastern areas. The yearly high (in July) averages at about 85 degrees, while the low (in January) averages about 20 degrees. The average annual total of snowfall is 27 inches, and about 44 inches of rain. Based on a weather index of 100, the chances of hail and hurricanes were both in the 70’s, indicating a lower chance. The hurricane index, however, is 114, giving a higher than usual chance of experiencing a hurricane. Overall, the weather index of Watchung is rated as 69 of 100.

 
 

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thumbnail 5 Bed $3,800 45 Dug Way, Watchung, NJ May 2nd
thumbnail 2 Bed $2,600 29 Schmidt Circle, Watchung, NJ May 2nd
thumbnail 1 - 2 Bed $0 - $2,190 1 Crystal Ridge Drive, Watchung, NJ May 5th
thumbnail 1 Bed $1,850 495 Watchung Avenue, Watchung, NJ May 3rd
thumbnail 3 Bed $3,325 0.86 miles from Watchung May 3rd
thumbnail 1 - 2 Bed $1,460 - Call 0.95 miles from Watchung December 13th
thumbnail 1 - 2 Bed $900 - $1,050 1.07 miles from Watchung December 31st
1 Bed $800 1.46 miles from Watchung May 3rd
thumbnail 1 - 2 Bed $810 - $964 1.49 miles from Watchung May 2nd
thumbnail 6 Bed $2,300 1.57 miles from Watchung May 2nd
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Nearby Cities & Towns


 
Name Dist. Available Apartments
Plainfield 2.4mi 1,080
Dunellen 4.1mi 893
South Plainfield 5.0mi 981
Westfield 5.0mi 1,307
Edison 7.9mi 910
Madison 8.0mi 1,042
Kenilworth 8.4mi 2,074
Rahway 8.8mi 1,486
Roselle 9.4mi 2,827
Union 9.6mi 3,049
Bridgewater 10.1mi 517
Piscataway 10.2mi 822

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