Located on the Jersey Shore and in the Middlesex County, Edison Township is the fifth-largest municipality in the State of New Jersey., with an estimated population of 102,000 residents. Although it was incorporated as Raritan Township in 1870, it changed its name to the current one in 1954, in honor of one of the most famous inventors of all time - Thomas Edison, whose main laboratory was located in a part of the city called Menlo Park. According to various statistics, Edison is not a bad place to live and grow up. Namely, it was ranked the 35th best place to live
in the United States by CNN Money Magazine in 2008 and one of “America’s 10 Best Places to Grow Up
” by U. S. News & World Report. It is definitely a great city to live in according to Asians (especially Indians), considering that 36 percent of its population’s roots
lie on the said continent, and it’s only increasing.