Edison Middlesex County, New Jersey

Edison: Township in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States

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Location of Edison on New Jersey map.

About

Edison is a township located in the county of Middlesex in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 99,967 and a population density of 1,260 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 98,721 inhabitants.

The township was created 370 years ago in 1650.

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Geography

Edison is located at 40°31'7"N 74°24'44"W (40.5187200, -74.4121000). It has 10 neighbors: Highland Park, Clark, East Brunswick, Metuchen, New Brunswick, Piscataway, Plainfield, Sayreville, Scotch Plains and South Plainfield.

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Edison Quick Facts

Population : 98,721 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Middlesex County
Area : 79.35 km2
Altitude : 115 feet / 35 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1651 (370 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 21:02:40 (25th September 2021)
Postal code : 08817
Density : 1,244 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.26% (2010-2020)

Edison has 10 neighbours.

  • Highland Park borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey
  • Clark township in southern Union County, New Jersey, United States
  • East Brunswick township in Middlesex County, New Jersey
  • Metuchen borough in New Jersey, United States
  • New Brunswick city in and county seat of Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States
  • Piscataway township in New Jersey, United States
  • Plainfield city in Union County, New Jersey, United States of America
  • Sayreville borough of New Jersey
  • Scotch Plains township in Union County, New Jersey, United States
  • South Plainfield borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Edison decreased by 1.26% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 99,967 - census
2011 100,577 0.61% estimation process
2012 100,900 0.32% estimation process
2013 100,921 0.02% estimation process
2014 101,054 0.13% estimation process
2015 100,948 -0.11% estimation process
2016 100,631 -0.32% estimation process
2017 100,605 -0.03% estimation process
2018 100,287 -0.32% estimation process
2019 99,758 -0.53% estimation process
2020 98,721 -1.05% estimation process

Edison zip code is 08817. County name: Middlesex, County fips: 34023

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People born in Edison (39)

People born in Edison, including football player, offensive lineman Chris Snee, musician David Bryan, poker player Tom Dwan, you can see a list of people who born in Edison.

  • Mike Vallely (American skateboarder and singer) he was born in 29/06/1970
  • Ken Cuccinelli (American politician) he was born in 30/07/1968
  • Thomas Alva Edison Jr. (American inventor) he was born in 10/01/1876
  • Erison Hurtault (Dominica sprinter) he was born in 29/12/1984
  • Joel Stein (American journalist) he was born in 23/07/1971
  • Billy Cook (American actor (1928-1981)) he was born in 13/10/1928
  • Chris Ackerman (American actor) he was born in 16/05/1978
  • Jeremy Zuttah (American footballer) he was born in 01/06/1986
  • Jim Rose (sports journalist) he was born in 05/07/1953
  • Jim Stoops (American baseball player) he was born in 30/06/1972
  • Katherine Polk Failla (United States District Judge) she was born in 01/01/1969
  • Keith Rabois (American businessman) he was born in 17/03/1969
  • Khalid Latif (Imam for NYPD and NYU)
  • Rich Clementi (American martial artist) he was born in 31/03/1977
  • Rick Stromoski (American cartoonist) he was born in 25/12/1958
  • Steven Fulop (United States Marine and mayor of Jersey City) he was born in 28/02/1977
  • Victor Mitchell (American politician) he was born in 12/12/1965
  • Anthony Seratelli (American baseball player) he was born in 27/02/1983

Schools in Edison

College & universities near Edison, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
384421 Rabbi Jacob Joseph School Edison (NJ) 08817-4494
436003 Central Career Institute LLC South Plainfield (NJ) 07080-2408
483106 Innovate Salon Academy South Plainfield (NJ) 07080
184427 Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield South Plainfield (NJ) 07080-2424
186380 Rutgers University-New Brunswick New Brunswick (NJ) 08901-1281

Stations (23)

Amtrak & bus stations near Edison, NJ

Code Name Address Type
NBK New Brunswick station French and Albany Streets RAIL
MET Metropark station 100 Middlesex-Essex Turnpike RAIL
EWR Newark Liberty International Airport Newark Liberty International Airport RAIL
PJC Princeton Junction station 2 Wallace Road RAIL
NWK Pennsylvania Station 1 Raymond Plaza West RAIL

Post offices near Edison

Post Office Name City ZIP
Kilmer Post Office Edison (NJ) 08899
Edison Post Office Edison (NJ) 08817
Nixon Post Office Edison (NJ) 08817
Highland Park Post Office Highland Park (NJ) 08904
New Brunswick Post Office New Brunswick (NJ) 08901

Other places with the same name (4)

  • Edison , Georgia city in Calhoun County, Georgia, USA with a population of 1,407 people.
  • Edison , Ohio human settlement in Morrow County, Ohio, United States of America with a population of 444 people.
  • Edison , Nebraska village in the United States with a population of 123 people.

Other cities in Middlesex County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Middlesex County , NJ. (more)

City Name Population Title
Woodbridge 99,430 Census-designated place in New Jersey, United States
Menlo Park 97,687 Township in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States
Old Bridge 65,414 Census-designated place in Old Bridge Township, Middlesex County, New Jersey
Piscataway 57,164 Township in New Jersey, United States
New Brunswick 56,182 City in and county seat of Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States
Perth Amboy 51,309 City in New Jersey
East Brunswick 48,309 Township in Middlesex County, New Jersey
Sayreville 43,855 Borough of New Jersey
Sayreville Junction 42,890 Unincorporated community in New Jersey
South Plainfield 23,965 Borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey
Carteret 23,383 Borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States
South Old Bridge 23,233 City in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States of America
Plainsboro 22,709 Township in Middlesex County, New Jersey
Morristown 19,229 Town in Morris County, New Jersey, USA
Iselin 18,695 Unincorporated community in New Jersey, United States
Avenel 17,011 Town in New Jersey, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Edison distances to largest New Jersey cities