Founded in 1688, Somerset County is one of the oldest New Jersey counties. Steeped in colonial and Revolutionary War history, the county has many historic sites, monuments, and buildings that can be seen throughout its 21 municipalities.
The county is the perfect balance for those looking to live between urban and suburban neighborhoods and green countrysides. Nature enthusiasts, bicyclists, and horseback riders will especially enjoy the county’s 14,752 acres of parkland.
As of 2019, the population of Somerset County was 328,934 and the median household income was $113,611.