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About Rumson Homes For Sale
When searching for your new home in Rumson, you should be aware of a few things about this town.
Rumson is a Monmouth County New Jersey borough. The population in homes in Rumson, from the 2010 Census, was 7,122 people, and the 2,344 households had a median household income of $134,281.
It’s been said that the land was purchased from the Native Americans for some rum. But those same Native Americans called it “Navarumsunk”. I’ll let decide which to believe.
Once, Rumson was considered a resort town for the wealthy people from New York who spent the summers there. It was originally a summer colony for wealthy New York bankers and businessmen. Rumson still has the reputation as a playground for wealthy people. But now rail service to New York is available at the Little Silver or Red Bank stations. This is on the New Jersey Transit North Jersey Coast Line. And the SeaStreak Ferry is nearby by in Atlantic Highlands. These transportation options allow commuters to live in this waterfront community year-round.
Rumson homes are noted as sprawling 19th century estates. In fact, many of these estate homes are located along the shores of the Navesink and Shrewsbury Rivers. These days Rumson is an upscale suburb. Home prices usually start well under $500,00. However, homes can quite often sell for well over $1 Million.
The town covers a little over seven square miles.
Rumson is an attractive destination because rail service to New York is available on the New Jersey Transit North Jersey Coast Line, In fact, this can be accessed at the Little Silver or Red Bank stations, whichever is more convenient. And yet another option is the Sea Streak Ferry is nearby by in Atlantic Highlands.
Rumson’s School District provides educations for public school students. This is for children in Pre-Kindergarten through eighth grade from homes in Rumson. In fact, almost 1,000 students attend the two schools.
When students reach high school they will attend Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School, which has an enrollment of over 900 students.
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