Best Places To Live In New Jersey 2016

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score88
  • Chatham, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,000
88
  • Little Silver, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,920
88
  • Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,125
87
  • Tenafly, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,672
87
  • New Providence, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,314
87
  • Pennington, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,588
87
  • Princeton, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 28,940
87
  • Glen Ridge, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,606
87
  • Demarest, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,929
87
  • Ridgewood, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 25,270
87
  • Hillsdale, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,381
87
  • Glen Rock, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,784
86
  • Rumson, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,045
86
  • Summit, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,826
86
  • Upper Montclair, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,637
86
  • Haddonfield, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,521
86
  • Lincroft, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,436
86
  • Shrewsbury, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,899
86
  • Bernardsville, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,766
86
  • Essex Fells, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,140
86
  • River Edge, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,483
86
  • Princeton Junction, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,444
86
  • Ramsey, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,650
86
  • Fair Haven, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,093
86
  • Westfield, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 30,647
85
  • Madison, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,043
85
  • Florham Park, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,820
85
  • Cranbury, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,347
85
  • Cresskill, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,669
85
  • Robbinsville, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,333
85
  • Waldwick, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,808
85
  • Spring Lake Heights, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,691
85
  • Montvale, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,000
85
  • Interlaken, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 826
85
  • Navesink, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,638
85
  • Harrington Park, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,736
85
  • Westwood, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,056
84
  • Spring Lake, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,999
84
  • Midland Park, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,229
84
  • Haworth, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,419
84
  • Franklin Lakes, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,726
84
  • Chester, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,557
84
  • Brielle, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,772
84
  • Oradell, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,080
84
  • Metuchen, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,707
84
  • Edgewater, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,969
84
  • Norwood, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,769
84
  • Short Hills, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,729
84
  • Manasquan, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,841
84
  • Medford Lakes, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,138
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 8,874,374 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.