Located within New Jersey, United States, the city of Linden is situated in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
There are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Linden, despite its sometimes busy atmosphere. There are about 10 parks close by for residents to check out, including Rahway River Parkway and Wheeler Park, and they are very well-situated, which makes them easy to reach. Lastly, since there are few people out and about on the streets, this city is relatively quiet; however those who are closer to New Jersey Turnpike, Interstate 278, the airport (Linden Airport) or one of the railway lines may experience higher levels of noise.
In Linden, around 45% of buildings are single detached homes, whereas the rest are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes. This city is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Home owners occupy roughly 60% of the properties in Linden whereas the rest are rented. This city experienced its biggest housing boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available homes are from this time period.
It is a reasonably short walk to reach both primary and secondary schools from most houses for sale in this city. Locals are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. With respect to food, the closest grocery store in Linden is usually only a short walk away. Additionally, a restaurant is typically just around the corner, and a small number of coffee shops can be found as well. Home buyers can find a fair number of clothing stores within walking distance.
Linden will appeal to physically active people as it is reasonably suitable for traveling on foot; many daily needs can be carried out by walking. The public transit system in this city is not especially accessible. Nonetheless, house owners profit from the Linden Station on the North Jersey Coast Line and Northeast Corridor Line. There are a few bus lines passing through the city, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most homes. In contrast, the preferred transportation option in Linden is often driving. Most houses for sale are a rather short drive from the closest highway, such as New Jersey Turnpike, and it is convenient to come across a place to park.