Trenton First-Time Homebuyer Report for October

Trenton is much older than the rest of New Jersey, with a median age of 32. It's much less affluent than average as well, with a median income of $37,400 per household. Its two largest neighborhoods are Chambersburg and East Trenton. Condos and townhouses account for 22% of the area's current housing market. The best school in the city is Alpine Elementary School.


If you're looking to explore the landscape of Trenton, then check out Delaware River and Snipes Farm, Foursquare's most popular places for outdoor activities. If you're looking for some recommended attractions, local favorites are New Jersey State Museum and Art All Night Trenton. And finally, Cafe Antonio, Malaga Restaurant, and Lavilla Family Restaurant are frequently visited spots to eat.

Price Range

Trenton has some of the more affordable homes in the state with a median home value of $59,400 and a current average list price of $62,412. The homes with the highest worth are in Mill Hill with a median house value of 173,200.

Curious as to which homes have been getting the most attention in Trenton? These listings have stirred up interest and produced the most views:

$189K   $149K   $139K  

Typical Dwelling

A three-bedroom townhouse valued around $49,710 is considered a typical dwelling in Trenton. If a buyer was looking for a similar home, they would need good credit and a $9,942 cash down payment to get a mortgage with a 3.95% interest rate. The monthly payments would be $314 and the property tax rate is $27.08 per $1,000 of taxable assessed value.

Get started right now by checking out Trenton homes for sale or reviewing Trenton real estate trends.

Data reported through 10/13/2016


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