Avenel, New Jersey

Population 17,392

Avenel is located in Middlesex County, NJ. The population is 17,392, making Avenel the 9th largest city in Middlesex County.

There are 4 public schools in Avenel with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Avenel is very low , and there are 8 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Avenel is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Avenel property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Avenel include Rahway, Woodbridge Township and Port Reading.

Avenel Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 6.1%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 71%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 22.8%

Crime Rate

74.69% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 96
  • Violent Crimes: 106
  • Robbery: 33
  • Burglary: 83
  • Property Crime: 522
  • Larceny Theft: 343

Registered Offenders

66.03% Lower than national avg.
  • 8 offenders in Avenel
  • 4.60 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

107 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 3
  • Registered Polluters: 10
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 94


Moderate 3.3%
  • New Jersey unemployment average: 3.7%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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There are 4 K-12 public schools in Avenel, NJ and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Avenel's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.
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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,286
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,485
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,866
  • 3 Bedrooms: $2,322
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,626

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Environmental Hazards

107 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (385/400)
    Avenel, NJ has 96.25% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.03 Average
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 32.98°
  • February 36.13°
  • March 44.77°
  • April 55.17°
  • May 64.36°
  • June 73.34°
  • July 79.95°
  • August 76.72°
  • September 69.82°
  • October 57.43°
  • November 47.12°
  • December 34.7°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Avenel, NJ

Avenel, NJ has a low risk of earthquakes.
Avenel, NJ has a moderate risk of hurricanes.
Avenel, NJ has a low risk of hail storms.
Avenel, NJ has a low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Avenel, NJ: $65,531


Unemployment in Avenel is 3.3%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.7% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 32.89%
White Collar - 67.11%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Christopher Christie
  • Sen. Cory A. Booker
  • Sen. Robert Menendez

City Representatives

  • Frank Pallone Jr.

Neighborhood Info

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  • No Cemeteries found in Avenel, NJ

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1 Fire Station view all

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  • No hospitals found in Avenel, NJ

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  • No library found in Avenel, NJ

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