Market Trends: 6/19/2013
Total Properties Listed: 80
Month-Over-Month Change: +12.68%
Average List Price: $399,937
Month-Over-Month Change: -5.28%
Median List Price: $349,400
Month-Over-Month Change: -5.54%
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2 Bedrooms: $254,666
3 Bedrooms: $314,580
4 Bedrooms: $399,865
5 Bedrooms: $648,744
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Colonia Real Estate
Colonia real estate lies in an unincorporated area of Woodbridge Township. As a census-designated place within Middlesex County, New Jersey, this neighborhood is a choice for many families with children. With a low crime rate, Colonia is considered a safe place to raise children. The majority of people living in this area live in homes they own. The population of Colonia, as of 2000, was 17,811. There are a number of state highways and U.S. routes within Middlesex County, providing residents with access to the many communities of the county as well as to other areas of New Jersey and the U.S. In addition, choosing Colonia homes for sale provides the small town charm that many are looking for today.
The residents of Colonia real estate are served by four elementary schools, a middle school and a high school. Colonia employment mainly consists of sales, offices, professionals and management. Jobs in the area are evenly distributed between blue-collar and white-collar. As a community within Woodbridge Township, Colonia and nine other communities make up the population and area of the township. The other communities are Hopelawn, Iselin, Keasbey, Fords, Port Reading, Sewaren, Menlo Park Terrace and Woodbridge Proper.
This area was mainly settled by New Englanders in 1664. In addition, the communities have a strong history. The telephone was demonstrated in Woodbridge Township in 1877 by Thomas Alva Edison at a Union Town School graduation. The site of the first grist mill in New Jersey is near the location of the Jonathan Singletary Dunham House. Jonathon Singletary Dunham was a member of the New Jersey Provincial Congress.
Nearby train stations provide transportation for residents of Colonia real estate who want to travel to Newark, New York, Boston, Washington, D.C. or Philadelphia. Woodbridge Township contains three train stations. The service is supplied by the Amtrak Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast Line and New Jersey Transit.
Homes in Colonia include row houses, single-family homes, condos, town houses and apartments. Some of the more rural areas have farmhouses. The homes range in size from one-bedroom to three-, four-, and five-bedroom homes or larger. There are some areas within Woodbridge Township with historic homes built prior to 1930. The homes have been updated to allow for modern lifestyle while retaining their Old World craftsmanship.