Edison, NJ

Edison is a city in the state of new-jersey with a population of roughly 100,385. It is in Middlesex County, New Jersey the New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA core-based statistical areas (CBSA), and the New York-Newark, NY-NJ-CT-PA combined statistical area (CSA).Its Zip codes include 08837 ,08820 .

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Edison is a borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 16,527, reflecting an increase of 1,924 (+26.1%) from the 13,872 counted in the 2000 Census.

Edison was founded by George Washington Bridge builder and engineer Alfred T. Smith and his brother-in-law Samuel J. Tilden on April 17th 1878 as a small farming community on land that Smith had purchased from the Raritan Bay Land Company for $20 an acre. The first homes were built on what is now known as "The Hill" just south of Route 27 and west of Route 3 (the current location of Edison High School). The town grew rapidly with the construction of Route 27 in 1922 and became known as "The Crossroads of New Jersey". Edison became an incorporated borough on March 6th 1925 with a population of 10,000 people.

Today Edison is home to many major corporations including Panasonic Corporation America Inc., Johnson & Johnson, Prudential Financial Inc., AT&T Mobility LLC., Intel Corporation and Honeywell International Incorporated which have all established corporate headquarters in or near Edison since 1990s. These companies have helped to make Edison one of the most prosperous municipalities in New Jersey with a per capita income above $100,000 and a median household income above $200,000 compared to other municipalities in Middlesex County which are generally much poorer than Edison.

In recent years there has been significant investment in downtown Edison with new restaurants opening such as The Bistro at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel®, Starbucks Coffee Company®, Panera Bread Co-Op® and Chipotle Mexican Grill® along with new retail stores such as Nike®, Adidas®, Lululemon Athletica®, Sephora® Beauty Store™ and Urban Outfitters® among others which have helped to revitalize this part of town while also creating jobs for local residents.

In addition to these investments there has been an increase in residential development both downtown and throughout the borough including large multi-family complexes such as Somerset Commons II by Toll Brothers Real Estate Development LLC., Avalon Towers by AvalonBay Communities NJ LP., Park Place by Kohan Real Estate Group LLC., Regency at East Rutherford by Regency Centers NJ LP., Westgate Residences by Kushner Companies LLC./Kushner Cos.'and Windmill Pointe at East Rutherford by Kushner Companies LLC./Kushner Cos./Windmill Pointe Associates LLP..

There are currently over 9500 units under construction or planned for development within Edison including almost 5500 units located within Downtown Edison which will make it one of largest mixed use developments ever constructed in New Jersey when completed later this decade..

Price Index: New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ (MSAD)

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