Edison Tourism, New Jersey

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Edison is a township in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States, in the New York City metropolitan area, and the Raritan Bayshore subregion of the Jersey Shore. As of the 2010 United States Census, Edison had a total population of 99,967, retaining its position as the fifth-most populous municipality in New Jersey. The 2010 population reflected an increase of 2,280 (+2.3%) from the 97,687 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 9,007 (+10.2%) from the 88,680 counted in 1990. Edison's population has been above the 100,000 threshold since 2010, increasing by 2.7% to a Census-estimated 102,701 in 2015. What is now Edison Township was originally incorporated as Raritan Township by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 17, 1870, from portions of both Piscataway Township and Woodbridge Township. Portions of the township were taken to form Metuchen on March 20, 1900, and Highland Park on March 15, 1905. The name was officially changed to Edison Township on November 10, 1954, in honor of inventor Thomas Edison, who had his main laboratory in the Menlo Park section of the township. Edison was ranked the 28th most-livable small city in the United States by CNN Money Magazine, and second in New Jersey in 2006 in Money Magazine's "Best Places To Live". In 2008, two years later, Money Magazine ranked the township 35th out of the top 100 places to live in the United States. In the 2006 survey of America's Safest Cities, the township was ranked 23rd, out of 371 cities included nationwide, in the 13th annual Morgan Quitno survey. In 2009, Edison was ranked as one of "America's 10 Best Places to Grow Up" by U.S. News & World Report. The rankings focused on low crime, strong schools, green spaces, and abundance of recreational activities.

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If you are looking for travel information of Edison in United States, you've come to the right place. When planning a trip to Edison, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Atlantic City. Atlantic City, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Empire State Building, Central Park, Statue Of Liberty. If you want to fly to the destination, you can choose the nearest major airport to take a flight. The nearest major airport is Bader Field. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Edison.

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Facts and Stats for Edison*

  • Pollution Statistics in Edison

    Know the pollution level of Edison before you plan your visit.

    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
  • Edison: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Edison for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Edison.

    • Burglary and Theft 28.57 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 53.57 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 34.38 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 81.25 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 65.63 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 28.13 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 34.38 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 40.63 (Moderate)
  • Living in Edison - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 65.57 (High)
    • Climate Index 76.49 (High)
    • Pollution Index 12.07 (Very Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.77 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Edison

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Edison

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 68.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 38.33 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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