Cemetery burial plot cost in New Jersey: cheapest & most expensive options

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The average burial plot cost in New Jersey is $4,036. This is based on an analysis of 683 cemeteries in the state. In our analysis, we’ve seen costs go as high as $11,500 and as low as $570. Grave plots in the Garden State are 13% more expensive than the national average.

Keep in mind that these costs will vary depending on your specific situation. Depending on the type of burial plot you purchase, how many, and in what zip code, these prices may vary significantly from the average.

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

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Cities with the most affordable cemetery burial plot costs in New Jersey

CityAverage burial plot costDifference from State Average
Hazlet, NJ$570-86%
Pitman, NJ$767-81%
Clarksboro, NJ$834-79%
Hamilton Township, NJ$850-79%
East Brunswick, NJ$950-76%
Bayville, NJ$1,000-75%
Cape May, NJ$1,050-74%
Jackson, NJ$1,250-69%
Monmouth Junction, NJ$1,300-68%
Pennsauken, NJ$1,375-66%

Cities with the most expensive cemetery burial plot costs in New Jersey

CityAverage burial plot costDifference from State Average
Millburn, NJ$11,500185%
Oceanport, NJ$10,500160%
Neptune, NJ$9,900145%
Holmdel, NJ$8,574112%
Morganville, NJ$8,478110%
Manaquan, NJ$7,75092%
Paramus, NJ$7,54687%
Woodbridge Township, NJ$7,10076%
Totowa, NJ$6,41959%
Woodbridge, NJ$6,02549%

New Jersey: Average cemetery burial plot cost by city

CityAverage burial plot costDifference from State Average
Allentown, NJ$2,450-39%
Basking Ridge, NJ$3,809-6%
Bayville, NJ$1,000-75%
Camden, NJ$2,500-38%
Cape May, NJ$1,050-74%
Cherry Hill, NJ$5,85045%
Clarksboro, NJ$834-79%
Clifton, NJ$2,318-43%
East Brunswick, NJ$950-76%
East Hanover, NJ$3,084-24%
Easton, NJ$4,99024%
Hamilton Township, NJ$850-79%
Hamilton, NJ$4,4069%
Hanover, NJ$2,400-41%
Hazlet, NJ$570-86%
Hillside, NJ$1,500-63%
Holmdel, NJ$8,574112%
Iselin, NJ$2,631-35%
Jackson, NJ$1,250-69%
Kenilworth, NJ$2,521-38%
Linden, NJ$1,680-58%
Manaquan, NJ$7,75092%
Millburn, NJ$11,500185%
Monmouth Junction, NJ$1,300-68%
Morganville, NJ$8,478110%
Neptune, NJ$9,900145%
North Arlington, NJ$4,50011%
North Brunswick, NJ$3,636-10%
Oceanport, NJ$10,500160%
Paramus, NJ$7,54687%
Patterson, NJ$5,99549%
Pennsauken, NJ$1,375-66%
Piscataway, NJ$1,675-59%
Pitman, NJ$767-81%
Robbinsville, NJ$2,819-30%
Toms River, NJ$4,1002%
Totowa, NJ$6,41959%
Township of Washington, NJ$5,00024%
Trenton, NJ$2,323-42%
Union, NJ$4,78318%
Washington Township, NJ$4,75018%
Westfield, NJ$2,995-26%
Westwood, NJ$3,776-6%
Whiting, NJ$5,44835%
Woodbridge Township, NJ$7,10076%
Woodbridge, NJ$6,02549%

New Jersey: VA national and state cemeteries with free burial plots

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.

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

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