Located in Middlesex County, New Jersey, Carteret is a borough close to Manhattan and is a short ride to The Port Authority in the City. Carteret real estate
puts you close to the excitement of New York City, yet offers an older community with quiet neighborhoods. With a motto of: "The Center of It All", living here is affordable and convenient. The New Jersey Turnpike is close by, and the Rahway River borders on the north. Some of the older homes are perfect for those who wish to renovate, and good buys can be had.
Single family homes, often two story, multi-family, condos and town homes are found in Carteret. Colonial styles are common and such features as hardwood floors, pools and patios, yards and more are offered. Some single family homes have basements and attic areas as well as garages.
Your child's education will be served well at public schools within the Middlesex County School District. Included are Columbus Elementary School, Nathan Hale Elementary, Carteret Middle School, and Carteret High School. Private schools in the area are Gateway School and Newmark School. Religious private schools can also be found.
Living in Carteret, you will be close to New York City and the tremendous opportunities for employment available. Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 companies have corporate headquarters there as well as small businesses. The drive to the financial district from Carteret is about 35 minutes. Jobs in Newark, New Jersey, about 22 minutes away, are accessed easily. Newark is the third largest center for the insurance industry; such companies such as Prudential Financial, Panasonic (2013), Manischewitz, McCarter & English. LLP, Net2Phone, Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Jersey, IDT and more have headquarters in Newark, NJ.
Carteret is an active community; June brings the family favorite circus to Carteret Park, and Memorial Day is celebrated with a parade and services. Carteret real estate
will put your family in an vital community close to everything.