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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.

People

Total Population15,867
Male Share of the Population49.3%
Female Share of the Population50.7%
Senior Citizens16.1%
Employed Population 16+7,296
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married64%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher63%
Median Earnings25+$78,187
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,938
Median Earnings With High School Degree$41,106

Wealth

Median Family Income$164,657
% Above Poverty Level97.1%
% Below Poverty Level2.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time34 minutes
% Working from Home9.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.6%
% Using Public Transportation3.6%

Housing

People Living Alone13%
Median Gross Rent$1,439
Median House Value$698,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)28%
US/American0.6%
English4%
Irish11.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Warren Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 9 miles NW of Edison, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City18 miles W of Newark, New Jersey
CountySomerset
Standard Zip Codes07059
Phone Area Codes908
Time ZoneEastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude40.63
Longitude-74.5

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 Brook10,515$64,223
Dunellen7,368$82,404
Green Brook7,155$138,464
Middlesex13,831$92,935
North Plainfield22,156$78,359
Watchung5,900$151,542

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Warren High Schools

WATCHUNG HILLS REG H
108 STIRLING RD
908-647-4800
Serves 1,707 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.9

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