Kenilworth, NJ 08831
According to 2000 census data, there were 2,926 homes in Kenilworth. This is a a 2.9% growth from 2,844 in 1990.
Of those homes, 2,926 were located in urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in a rural area.
Home ownership rate in Kenilworth is about 78.1%. Kenilworth's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.5%. Average household size is 2.69 people.
The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Kenilworth were built after 1953.
Kenilworth has seen moderate sales activity, and listings are staying on the market an average of 44 days for September and October, which is somewhat lower than some surrounding towns. This can be attributed to the smaller size of Kenilworth, lower inventory levels than surrounding towns .
Because of Kenilworth's lower tax rate when compared to surrounding towns, many buyers still find a great value in Kenilworth, with prices averaging about 10-15% lower for comparable homes in some surrounding towns.
For Kenilworth in September and October, the average selling price was $369,726 and the average days on market was 44.
Currently, there are 35 single family properties and 8 multi-family homes on the market in Kenilworth
Kenilworth, NJ is a small community located about 20-25 miles southwest of New York City, with a population of approximately 7500 people.
Kenilworth has a nice mixture of business and commercial properties and quiet residential neighborhoods. The downtown area located on and around Kenilworth Boulevard has restaurants, coffee shops, offices, and small retail establishments, all within walking distance of Harding Elementary School (K-6) and David Brearley High School (7-12).
With its close proximity to route 22, and the Garden State Parkway, Kenilworth is conveniently located for those looking to commute. Kenilworth is a close knit community, with the Brearley Bears Football games being a staple of a Friday night or Saturday afternoon.
Kenilworth is bordered by Cranford, Westfield, Roselle Park, and Union.
The two shcools in Kenilworth are:
David Brearley High School
David Brearley Middle/High
School 401 Monroe Avenue
Kenilworth, NJ 07033 7-12
Harding Elementary School
426 Boulevard Kenilworth, NJ 07033