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Heritage of Clara Barton

1015 Amboy Ave, Edison, NJ 08837

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Heritage of Clara Barton offers independent and assisted living services in a breathtaking and unique setting. Our community is actually a renovated school building built in the early 1920s and is now composed of 84 assisted living apartments and 27 independent living apartments.Our community...

Brighton Gardens of Edison

1801 Oak Tree Road, Edison, NJ 08820

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Brighton Gardens of Edison is located just minutes from the Garden State Parkway, the New Jersey Turnpike, Route 1, Route 287, and is within walking distance from the Metro Park train station. Residents may enjoy the many nearby attractions including the Menlo Park Mall, seasonal farmers markets,...

CareOne East Brunswick Assisted Living NOW OPEN

664 Cranbury Rd, East Brunswick, NJ 08816

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Sunrise of East Brunswick

190 Summerhill Road, East Brunswick, NJ 08816

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In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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Spring Hills Somerset

473 DeMott Lane, Somerset, NJ 08873

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At Spring Hills Somerset, we are committed to making healthy living the foundation of every aspect of life. From dining that truly satisfies, to fitness that invigorates and motivates, down to the smaller details, such as our use of safe, non-toxic cleaning products in each assisted living...

The Chelsea at East Brunswick

606 Cranbury Rd, East Brunswick, NJ 08816

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The Chelsea offers an attractive new lifestyle alternative for older adults who may be experiencing some difficulty managing on their own at home. The Chelsea offers a gracious environment with many beautiful common areas. It is conveniently located within a short distance of shops, restaurants,...

The Chelsea at Fanwood

295 South Ave., Fanwood, NJ 07023

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The Chelsea offers an attractive new lifestyle alternative for older adults who may be experiencing some difficulty managing on their own at home. The Chelsea offers a gracious environment with many beautiful common areas. It is conveniently located within a short distance of shops, restaurants,...

CareOne at Somerset Valley

1621 Route 22 W, Bound Brook, NJ 08805

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CareOne Assisted Living at Bound Brook is an assisted living community located in Bound Brook, New Jersey in Somerset County and home to just over 10,000 people. Bound Brook is a warm community with lots of local stores and shops. Residents will be able to get in their exercise, enjoy park-like...

Atria Cranford

10 Jackson Drive, Cranford, NJ 07016

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Conveniently located just off the Garden State Parkway, down the road from Rahway River Park, Atria Cranford has served Union County families for more than 20 years. A friendly, tenured staff – including more than 60 employees with over a decade of experience at the community – is available 24/7....

Dove's Haven

351 Myrtle St, Cliffwood Beach, NJ 07721

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The Delaney of Bridgewater

901 Frontier Rd, Bridgewater Township, NJ 08807

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The Chelsea at Warren

274 King George Rd, Warren, NJ 07059

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The Chelsea at Warren offers an attractive new lifestyle alternative for older adults who may be experiencing some difficulty managing on their own at home. The Chelsea offers a gracious environment with many beautiful common areas. It is conveniently located within a short distance of shops,...

Laurel Circle

100 Monroe St, Bridgewater, NJ 08807

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Discover Laurel Circle – full-service senior living in Bridgewater, NJ, with a unique personality and a distinct spirit. Enjoy a convenient, maintenance-free lifestyle with:-Plentiful services and amenities-An unmatched, flexible monthly dining plan-An engaging schedule of resident-organized...

Brighton Gardens of Mountainside

1350 Route 22 West, Mountainside, NJ 07092

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Brighton Gardens of Mountainside offers personalized care for older adults in Union County, NJ. Our compassionate team, including our Designated Care Managers, provides individualized care to fit your unique needs and preferences. We work to promote your independence, while providing you the...

Sunrise of Westfield

240 Springfield Avenue, Westfield, NJ 07090

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In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

Spring Hills Matawan

40 Freneau Ave, Matawan, NJ 07747

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Atrium Senior Living is an assisted living community in the close-knit suburban area of Matawan, New Jersey. This quiet, charming area is comprised of two large lakes, acres of lush green grass and trees, and a variety of outdoor activities to keep our residents happy and healthy.The peaceful...

Arbor Terrace Mountainside

1050 Springfield Avenue, Mountainside, NJ 07092

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Arbor Terrace Mountainside provides the highest quality of geriatric care and assisted living in the Mountainside, New Jersey area, including innovative memory care designed specifically for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Every resident will receive unique and...

Sunrise of Basking Ridge

404 King George Road, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

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In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise of Basking Ridge affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized...

The Solana Marlboro

52 County Road 520, Marlboro, NJ 07751

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A life of sophistication awaits at The Chelsea at Solana Marlboro. Located just minutes from Route 9 and Route 18, our community has easy access to many local amenities including shopping centers, restaurants, and entertainment venues. Our elegantly decorated community boasts a movie theater,...

All American Assisted Living at Hillsborough

351 Route 206, Hillsborough Township, NJ 08844

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All American Assisted Living at Hillsborough works hard every day to create the best assisted living experience possible for our residents and their families. We believe that every resident, and every staff member, is a vital part of our extended family and we are dedicated to proving affordable...

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Learn More About Independent Living in Edison, NJ

This small but historic New Jersey city carries the nickname “Birthplace of the Modern World” due to the work of its most notable resident, Thomas Edison.

Independent living communities — also known simply as retirement communities — in Edison are geared towards seniors who are able to live on their own, without daily assistance, and prefer to live among people their age. This usually means residents are self-sufficient and do not require hands-on care. Think of Edison retirement communities as age-restricted (typically 55+) complexes, which provide organized activities, meal services, and transportation.


Cost of Independent Living in Edison, NJ

The median monthly cost of independent living is about $2,800 in the state of New Jersey. To learn more about the cost of independent living in Edison, contact A Place for Mom’s Senior Living Advisors.

Learn More About Edison, NJ

Cost of Living

Edison is an affluent suburb, meaning the total household expenses associated with living in Edison are rated 33 points above the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also rated well above the average.

Index Scores

All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates that the cost is twice as expensive as the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half as expensive.

Household ExpensesHealth CareInsuranceEntertainmentGroceriesClothing133129143137129135

Income and Housing

Median Income Age 45-64Median Income Age 65+Median Household IncomeAverage Individual IncomeMedian Employee SalaryAverage Property TaxOne-bedroom Apartment Gross Rent Estimate$105,054 per year$53,852 per year$91,445 per year$40,354 per year$53,636 per year$9,916 per year$1,296 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Edison include:

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 620+
  • Specialties: transplant services, diagnostic imaging, ICU, surgical intensive care, emergency services

Saint Peter’s University Hospital

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 350+
  • Specialties: cancer care, cardiovascular care, diagnostic imaging

Rutgers University Behavioral Healthcare

  • Facility type: governmental, psychiatric care
  • Bed count: 60+
  • Specialties: behavioral health care

Weather and Climate

Edison’s climate is classified as hot-summer humid continental, which means a significant variation in seasonal temperatures with warm summers, cold winters, and no distinct dry season. The average humidity level is 61%, and humidity levels are often highest during September at about 66%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January AverageJanuary MaximumJanuary Minimum30°F39°F22°F

July AverageJuly MaximumJuly Minimum75°F87°F63°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 99

This index is based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the presence of air pollutants than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates half the presence.

Precipitation

  • Average annual precipitation: 49.6″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median AgePercent of Population Over 65PopulationPopulation DensityAverage Household Size40.814.8%101,6153,389 per square mile2.8

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan NativeAsianBlackHispanic or LatinoNative Hawaiian or Pacific IslanderTwo or More RacesWhite (not Hispanic or Latino)0.3%48.7%8.2%9.9%0.1%3.5%30.7%

These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the 2020 Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in New Brunswick: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 67/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for Middlesex County

DemocraticRepublicanOther60.4%38.3%1.3%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

This Northern New Jersey city is named after its most famous resident, renowned inventor Thomas Alva Edison. Anyone interested in learning more about Edison’s life and work, along with the history of electricity in America, should check out the Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park. The city of Edison is also home to the New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center, the largest private convention center in the state.

Popular outdoor destinations in and around Edison include:

  • Cheesequake State Park
  • Rutgers Gardens
  • Roosevelt Park
  • Washington Rock

Transportation

Public transportation in Edison is provided by NJ Transit. At Edison Station, rail service is available northbound to Newark Penn Station and Penn Station New York, and southbound to the Trenton Transit Center.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in New Jersey

CareOne East Brunswick Assisted Living NOW OPEN, The Chelsea at Fanwood and Laurel Circle are the top rated independent living facilities near Edison, New Jersey. See full list of communities.

There are 244 independent living facilities near Edison, New Jersey. See the full list.

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