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Overview

Introduction to Warren, New Jersey

Warren, New Jersey, in Somerset county, is 9 miles NW of Edison, New Jersey and 18 miles W of Newark, New Jersey. The town is located in the Middlesex - Somerset - Hunterdon metropolitan area.

Warren History

Warren was originally inhabited by the Lenape Native Americans. European farmers first settled in this area during the 1720s. It was incorporated on March 5, 1806, as a township. Before 1806, Warren was a part of the Bridgewater and Bernards Townships. The township was named after General Joseph Warren, the American Revolutionary War patriot.

Warren and nearby Attractions

  • Kirsch-Ford House
  • Wagner Farm Arboretum
  • Duke Island Park
  • Washington Rock State Park
  • Drake House Museum

Things To Do In Warren

There are several historic sites at Warren where you can spend a day trip with your family exploring the history of the town. You can also spend your leisure in the local parks, shopping centers and restaurants. In addition, the Recreational Department of Warren organizes a number of events and recreational programs throughout the year.

Warren Transportation

International flights are available from Newark International Airport.

Warren Higher Education

The nearest colleges and universities are Raritan Valley Community College, Assumption College for Sisters, Drew University and the College of Saint Elizabeth.

Demographics

People

Total Population15,966
Male Share of the Population48.5%
Female Share of the Population51.5%
Senior Citizens17%
Employed Population 16+7,294
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married61.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher63.3%
Median Earnings25+$79,813
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,464
Median Earnings With High School Degree$41,460

Wealth

Median Family Income$168,056
% Above Poverty Level96.9%
% Below Poverty Level3.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time33 minutes
% Working from Home6.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.2%
% Using Public Transportation3.7%

Housing

People Living Alone14.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,370
Median House Value$719,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)27.7%
Italian16.2%
German11.4%
Irish11.3%
Polish7.4%
Russian4.3%
English4.2%
Portuguese2.4%
Austrian1.6%
Arab1.5%
Dutch1.3%
Scottish1.3%
Hungarian1.2%
French Except Basque1.1%
Greek1.1%
Norwegian0.8%
Danishn0.8%
US/American0.7%
Ukrainian0.6%
Palestinian0.5%
Slovak0.5%
Egyptian0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Iranian0.4%
African0.4%
Croatian0.3%
Serbian0.3%
Romanian0.2%
Moroccan0.2%
Australian0.2%
Brazilian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Israeli0.2%
Swiss0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Jamaican0.2%
Welsh0.1%
New Zealand0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Macedonian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Jordanian0.1%
Swedish0.1%
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Warren Almanac

CategoryValue
County Somerset County
Standard Zip Codes7059
Phone Area Codes
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.63
Approximate Longitude-74.51

Warren Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationPLAINFIELD
Distance5.6 miles
Jan Temp22 to 39 F
Apr Temp39 to 63 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 66 F
Annual Precip49.6 inches
StationSOMERVILLE 4 NW
Distance7.9 miles
Jan Temp19 to 37 F
Apr Temp37 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip47.7 inches
StationNEW BRUNSWICK 3 SE
Distance11.8 miles
Jan Temp21 to 38 F
Apr Temp40 to 61 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp43 to 65 F
Annual Precip48.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bound Brook10,512$69,142
Dunellen7,355$87,599
Green Brook7,141$141,127
Middlesex13,811$95,721
North Plainfield22,106$86,149
Watchung5,944$153,531

Warren Public Schools

Angelo L. Tomaso School
46 Washington Valley Rd
ZIP: 7059
(908) 753-5300
Primary
Total Enrollment 298
Central School
109 Mt Bethel Rd
ZIP: 7059
(908) 753-5300
Primary
Total Enrollment 313
Developmental Learning Center Warren
217 Mountainview Road
ZIP: 7059
(908) 762-5600
Other
Total Enrollment 205
Mt. Horeb School
80 Mt Horeb Rd
ZIP: 7059
(908) 753-5300
Primary
Total Enrollment 269
Watchung Hills Regional High School
108 Stirling Rd
ZIP: 7059
(908) 647-4800
High
Total Enrollment 2205
Woodland School
114 Stirling Rd
ZIP: 7059
(908) 753-5300
Primary
Total Enrollment 285
Warren Middle School
100 Old Stirling Rd
ZIP: 7060
(908) 753-5300
Middle
Total Enrollment 674

Warren Private Schools

Kindercare Learning Center
19 Mountain Blvd
ZIP: 7059
Elementary
Total Enrollment 4
Somerset Hills School
206 Mount Horeb Rd
ZIP: 7059
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 96
The Goddard School
258 King George Rd
ZIP: 7059
Elementary
Total Enrollment 5
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