Cemetery Burial Plot Cost in New Jersey: Cheapest & Most Expensive Options (2021)

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The average burial plot cost in New Jersey is $2,255. This is based on an analysis of 191 cemeteries in the state. In our analysis, we’ve seen costs go as low as $125 and as high as $21,000. Burial plots in the Garden State are 13% more expensive compared to the national average.

Keep in mind that burial plot costs can and will vary depending on factors such as the type of burial plot you purchase, how many you plan to purchase, the cemetery and the market demand for burial plots within your local area or around the cemetery you’d like to purchase your plot in.

When making burial arrangements, we recommend you contact at least a few cemeteries to get a price that is right for you and your family.

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Cities with the Most Affordable Burial Plot Cost in New Jersey

CityAverageDifference from State Average
Hazlet, NJ$575 -75%
Pennsauken, NJ$709 -69%
Pitman, NJ$792 -65%
Clarksboro, NJ$802 -64%
East Brunswick, NJ$950 -58%
Piscataway, NJ$958 -58%
Kenilworth, NJ$1,002 -56%
Monmouth Junction, NJ$990 -56%
Stanhope, NJ$995 -56%
Cape May, NJ$1,050 -53%

Cities with the Most Expensive Burial Plot Cost in New Jersey

CityAverageDifference from State Average
Oceanport, NJ$6,300 +179%
Millburn, NJ$5,750 +155%
Holmdel, NJ$5,118 +127%
Paramus, NJ$4,591 +104%
Morganville, NJ$3,840 +70%
Union, NJ$3,400 +51%
Washington Township, NJ$3,222 +43%
Totowa, NJ$3,060 +36%
Patterson, NJ$2,998 +33%
Westfield, NJ$2,995 +33%

Average Burial Plot Cost in New Jersey by City

CityAverageDifference from State Average
Basking Ridge, NJ$2,214 -2%
Camden, NJ$2,500 +11%
Cape May, NJ$1,050 -53%
Cherry Hill, NJ$2,506 +11%
Cinnaminson, NJ$2,000 -11%
Clarksboro, NJ$802 -64%
Clifton, NJ$1,396 -38%
East Brunswick, NJ$950 -58%
East Hanover, NJ$1,739 -23%
Easton, NJ$1,248 -45%
Hamilton, NJ$2,201 -2%
Hanover, NJ$1,200 -47%
Hazlet, NJ$575 -75%
Holmdel, NJ$5,118 +127%
Iselin, NJ$1,979 -12%
Jackson, NJ$1,250 -45%
Kenilworth, NJ$1,002 -56%
Linden, NJ$1,786 -21%
Millburn, NJ$5,750 +155%
Monmouth Junction, NJ$990 -56%
Morganville, NJ$3,840 +70%
North Arlington, NJ$1,500 -33%
North Brunswick, NJ$1,986 -12%
Oceanport, NJ$6,300 +179%
Paramus, NJ$4,591 +104%
Patterson, NJ$2,998 +33%
Pennsauken, NJ$709 -69%
Piscataway, NJ$958 -58%
Pitman, NJ$792 -65%
Robbinsville, NJ$1,635 -27%
Stanhope, NJ$995 -56%
Toms River, NJ$2,460 +9%
Totowa, NJ$3,060 +36%
Trenton, NJ$1,600 -29%
Union, NJ$3,400 +51%
Washington Township, NJ$3,222 +43%
Westfield, NJ$2,995 +33%
Westwood, NJ$1,753 -22%
Whiting, NJ$2,724 +21%
Woodbridge, NJ$2,889 +28%

Saving Money on Burial Plot Cost in New Jersey

If you are a veteran, service member or eligible family member you may be eligible for a free burial at a national VA cemetery. There are 2 such cemeteries in New Jersey. Keep in mind these are not guaranteed to have any open spots. Please see below for contact information as well as burial plot availability.

VA National and State Cemeteries with Free Burial Plots in New Jersey

CemeteryOpen plots?AddressPhone
Beverly National CemeteryClosed916 Bridgeboro Road Beverly, NJ 08010Phone: 215-504-5610
Finn’s Point National CemeteryCremation Only454 Fort Mott Road Pennsville, NJ 08070Phone: 215-504-5610

State VA cemeteries have similar free burial options as well, though these come with residency requirements. Contact your local VA office to learn more

InstitutionAddressContact
Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery350 Provinceline Road, Rt. #2 Wrightstown, NJ 08562Iven Dumas, Superintendent Phone: 609-738-2400
New Jersey Memorial Home Cemetery (Closed)524 N.W. Boulevard Vineland, NJ 08360Joseph E. Romano, CEO Phone: 609-696-6350

Shopping Online for Burial Plots in New Jersey

If you’re on the market for a cemetery plot, you may find the listings on eBay helpful. Depending on what’s available, you stand to save money on on your burial plot costs with the right bidding strategy.

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