Skillman Real Estate

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Nestled within Montgomery Township a few miles north of Princeton, the small community of Skillman is a place rich in cultural heritage and rural charm, a throwback to colonial days when English, Dutch and German settlers first inhabited the area. Skillman today offers the best of small-town living midway between New York City and Philadelphia.

Local Attractions

As a rural-residential area, the great outdoors serves as Skillman’s primary attraction, with numerous parks, trails and open spaces available for outdoor enthusiasts. Among the most notable is the 4000-acre Sourland Mountain Preserve just minutes north of Skillman, a popular place for hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, birding and other recreational activities. History buffs will also enjoy the numerous historic buildings throughout the area, many dating back hundreds of years.

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Real Estate Information

While small in size, Skillman is one of New Jersey’s most affluent neighborhoods, with home prices currently on the rise. Median home values in Skillman are around $670,000, with actual home prices ranging between the mid-$200s to over $1.2 Million. The median household income in Skillman is approximately $138,000 annually.


Public Schools

Skillman falls within the Montgomery Township School District, which tests well above the state average and is one of the fastest growing districts in the state. Total enrollment is just over 5000 students spread over five schools, as follows:

  • Orchard Hill Elementary School (grades K-2)
  • Village Elementary School (grades 3-4)
  • Montgomery Lower Middle School (grades 5-6)
  • Montgomery Upper Middle School (grades 7-8)
  • Montgomery High School (grades 9-12)

Private Schools

Several private schools are also available near Skillman, most of which are in nearby Princeton. These include: