Best Places To Live In New Jersey 2016

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score86
  • Chatham, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,978
86
  • Upper Montclair, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,373
86
  • Glen Rock, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,631
85
  • Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,085
85
  • Hillsdale, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,251
85
  • Little Silver, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,970
85
  • Haddonfield, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,588
85
  • Ridgewood, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 24,999
85
  • Westfield, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 30,296
85
  • Glen Ridge, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,520
85
  • Summit, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,468
85
  • Demarest, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,909
85
  • Tenafly, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,473
85
  • Rumson, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,098
85
  • Bernardsville, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,710
84
  • New Providence, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,191
84
  • Navesink, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,777
84
  • Waldwick, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,693
84
  • Princeton Junction, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,259
84
  • Brielle, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,787
84
  • Pennington, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,591
84
  • Princeton, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,342
84
  • Cranbury, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,175
84
  • Lincroft, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,299
84
  • Milltown, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,916
84
  • Florham Park, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,693
84
  • Fanwood, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,313
84
  • Kinnelon, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,276
84
  • Essex Fells, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,125
84
  • Mountain Lakes, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,206
84
  • Fair Haven, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,102
84
  • Califon, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,294
84
  • Interlaken, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 821
84
  • Closter, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,397
84
  • Haworth, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,382
84
  • Metuchen, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,585
84
  • Emerson, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,471
84
  • Westwood, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,936
84
  • Riverton, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,789
84
  • Madison, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,923
83
  • Hasbrouck Heights, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,830
83
  • Spring Lake, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,018
83
  • Allendale, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,549
83
  • Edgewater, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,425
83
  • Montvale, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,826
83
  • Franklin Lakes, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,596
83
  • Spring Lake Heights, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,733
83
  • Oradell, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,997
83
  • Ramsey, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,528
83
  • Leonia, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,948
AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in New Jersey for 2016 using our Livability Score. The Livability Score for each city in New Jersey is calculated out of 100 from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. New Jersey has a population of 8,793,888 and a population density of 1.0 people per square mile. The capital city is Trenton and the largest city in New Jersey is Newark. To filter the results, use the dropdown options to sort by population or category.