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The Borough of Watchung is located in Somerset County in the state of New Jersey (NJ).

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Watchung, New Jersey, a Borough, in Somerset County was incorporated in April 20, 1926. spans over 6.054 square miles and has a population of 5,801 citizens who are all invited to join us here on our site.
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Watchung Latitude: 40.6265 Longitude: -74.4552

The Zip Code for Watchung, NJ is: 07069

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The Borough of Watchung

Facts & Data:

Watchung New Jersey Physical Characteristics:

The Borough of Watchung has an area of 6.1 square miles
  • Land: 6.0260366795367 Sq. Mi. (99.54%)
  • Water: 0.027697683397683 Sq. Mi.(0.46%)
The Watchung Borough takes up 2.0% of the area of Somerset County.

Map Location Coordinates:

  • Latitude: +40.6428449
  • Longitude: -074.4362333
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Watchung, NJ Climate Information:

  • Average Temperature: 54°F
  • Average Rainfall: 49.01 inches
  • Average Snowfall: 22.8 inches
*Based on annual average for Weather Station USC00287079 PLAINFIELD
Latitude: 40.6036 Longitude: -74.4025 Elevation: 27.4 feet.

Watchung, NJ Population Data:

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of Watchung was 5,801 people, which is 1.8 % of the entire population of Somerset County.


  • 47.94% Male
  • 52.06% Female


  • 80.521% White
  • 3.448% Black
  • 12.687% Asian
  • 0.12% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.00% Pacific Islander
  • 2.413% Mixed
  • 0.810% Other


  • 94.71% Not Hispanic or Latino
  • 5.29% Hispanic or Latino
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Watchung, NJ Housing Information:

Average Household Size: 2.7
Number of Residences: 2,234
  • Occupied: 2,114 (94.63%)
  • Vacant: 120 (5.37%)
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Tiger Schulmann's Karate Ctr
729906 - Exercise & Physical Fitness Programs
1701 Route 22 # 19b, Watchung, New Jersey 07069-6500
Paul Querido (908) 322-8443 http://www.tsk.com
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