Known for its quaint downtown shops and restaurants, Caldwell rates high on the “walkability” scale.   Real estate in this one square mile town includes both single family homes and apartment buildings for housing its roughly 7,000 residents.

Recently included in New Jersey Monthly’s rankings of “Best Places to Live in New Jersey”, Caldwell is a suburban town located in northwestern Essex County Caldwell sits about 16 miles from New York and is often considered a suburb of both New York and Newark, although it is an individual borough and remains separated from it’s surrounding towns by a large wooded area.

This magnificent town continues to develop with a steady population growth and a healthy housing and real estate industry. Public schools are plentiful and some even historical as the main Caldwell grade school dates back to 1872. There are four K-4 Elementary schools that serve all students in the area as well as a middle school for grades 6 to 8 and the James Caldwell High School where students will attend from grades 9 to 12.

Private schools are available for those who prefer. Trinity Academy offers classes for children from kindergarten through to grade 8, while Mount Saint Dominic Academy for grades 9 to 12. Higher-level learning is also available through the Essex Country Vocational Technical School and Caldwell College, a small co-educational four year liberal arts school.

Real Estate Facts in Brief:

  • The median sale price for homes in Caldwell is $420,000. The median list price is $429,000.
  • 97.2% of dwellings in Caldwell are single family homes. Condos make up another 2.3%.

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