The 10 Best Places To Live In New Jersey | For 2018

New Jersey is a beautiful state with plenty of shore towns and beloved diners it is often associated with a lot of bad things but every place has its own ups and downs it is a state famous for high-performing public schools with one of the highest high school graduation rates in the country here are the 10 best places to live in New Jersey for 2018 one North Arlington North Arlington a suburb of 15,000 800 residents located in Bergen County the most populous county in the state the beauty of North Arlington is that it offers a small-town feel yet promises all the perks you would expect while living in the city in this case that city happens to be arguably the world's most famous New York City North Arlington is only 15 miles from the Big Apple's financial district the world's most prominent financial district residents have access to an excellent school district and the area has a low crime rate to Princeton Princeton's location is almost exactly between New York and Philadelphia making it a perfect launch pad for anyone who might be making frequent trips to either our both cities Princeton University is one of the best universities in the country it may be the most famous address in the town of just under 30,000 but there is a lot it has to offer the cost of living can be a bit steep in the Mercer County town with median home value sitting at 780 thousand dollars but the residents also Bank handsome figures in the range of 115 thousand dollars per household if you can afford it the in the state can promise you a better place to call home three Saddlebrook if your job involves lots of time on the road one of the first places you should consider settling down in New Jersey is Saddle Brook a small town in Bergen County that is home to 14 thousand residents the area is criss crossed by multiple major highways like the interstate 80 the Garden State Parkway and Route 17 in fact this is considered one of the best places for commuters and the fact that New York City is just minutes away really says it all as far as recreation goes there is plenty in Saddle Brook to keep you occupied with numerous community events that include baseball game outings community movie nights and even walks with the mayor for Concordia Concordia warrants a mention on the list of best places to live in New Jersey for its invitingly low cost of living first and foremost then again this is a neighborhood best suited for retirees and anyone who fancies a low-key low cost of living there are some great schools in the area with plenty of outdoor activities that range from tennis courts to golf the residents also enjoy an almost non-existent crime rate and while the area may be a little dull when it comes to nightlife so happens that some of us just preferred this way 5 Clifton Clifton also offers a winning mix of affordability and access with New York City roughly 20 miles away Clifton boasts relatively modest home sale prices along with proximity to the city's resources average commute time for residents is 24 minutes and the town also has modest crime rates the town's recreational offerings include events and facilities in over 30 parks among them is Maine Memorial Park which features a large lake and is adjacent to the Clifton Stadium site of the town's annual 4th of July fire works six or zel it is a small town in Bergen County that is home to some 8,000 residents or avails unemployment rates are some of the lowest in the state and the median income is the 12th highest making Oradell a great place to work and settle down if you're look for a stable job with a stable income a large majority of its residents are well-educated with almost eighty percent of them having a minimum of a college degree this is one of the safest places in New Jersey a tranquil town that is ideal for strolling around with family with the little firehouse theater one of the major entertainment spots 7 Ridgewood Ridgewood is another suburb from this county a suburb characterized by an eye-popping mix of Victorian homes and turn-of-the-century farm houses the houses in this area are postcard material and it shouldn't be astonishing to know the average home value in the area stands at an enormous seven hundred and sixteen thousand dollars with rental prices averaging $2,000 a month Ridgewood is a great place for families with children to consider many other families with children live here its kids have access to some highly rated schools and the village offers access to plenty of parks a thriving downtown and other family-friendly activities eight Colinas wood curling is what is a hidden gem in the bustling Philadelphia metropolitan area the borough boasts world-class cuisine and puts an emphasis on community events to celebrate the best of art music and culture only five miles from Philadelphia and an hour or so from the Sun and fun at the Jersey Shore Colinas wood is conveniently located for endless activities calinas wood offers excellent parks and opportunities to get outside Cooper River Park runs throughout the surrounding area influence bike paths sports facilities and even a sculpture garden Collingswood offers the best of nature community entertainment and shopping but most of all it is a wonderful town to call home 9 Chatham Chatham has a population of nine thousand with an adult population that holds a minimum of a college degree the children of these residents get to be schooled with some of the brightest tools in the box the area has a high per capita income outperforming the national average by a massive one hundred and thirty nine percent families take home one hundred and forty thousand dollars on average which is a good thing considering the high cost of living in the area where home values average $700,000 nightlife is a little wanting but this is negated by other perks that include a short commute time many outdoor activities and low crime rate if a neighborhood populated by smart affluent folks sounds appealing Chatham may just be the place for you 10 at donfield Haddonfield is one of the best places to live in New Jersey thanks to a strong showing an unemployment rate and things to do had dawn fields residents boast of excellent public schools proximity to Philly and a bounty of fantastic eateries shopping and cultural fun not to mention its picturesque had donfield offers plenty of opportunities to get outdoors the plethora of parks offers several sunny spots to exercise meet with friends and watch the world go by the park features the Cooper River Hopkins pond and Brisco pond providing hours of entertainment in boating fishing and exploring the nature of South Jersey had dawn fields matchless mix of Education nature and shopping rendered the town one of the best places to raise a family you



  2. U clearly have never been to New Jersey, seriously CLIFTON!!! Common, I grew up in New Jersey this is false information.

  3. What about mahwah. Their school are AMAZING, their sports are very good, they have parks, the towns huge, and it’s rich looking

  4. How could you skip Mullica Hill NJ or Washington township? Mullica Hill =Beautiful country/ farmland etc nice homes basically zero crime nice schools etc. Washington township= nice homes, low low low crime. Great people .Wawa on every corner( lol I guess that's every NJ town)😂 great schools. Both cities in excellent proximity of Philly sports stadiums and short points like a.c ocean wild wood etc. Lol I know the things I pointed out seem a little bland but I'm obviously just covering a couple of bases. Come check these places out for yourself

  5. Why can't we have a real person reading? WTH, folks. The robot is creepy and that sets the whole tone off.

  6. we just gonna skip over kinnelon which has one of the best school districts in northern new jersey?

  7. she needs to learn how to pronounce Collingswood and Haddonfield, why is South Jersey always dissed?

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