Best Cities In New Jersey

AreaVibes reveals the best places to live across the United States of America. By assigning a Livability Score out of 100 for each city, AreaVibes ranks more than 20,000 cities across the United States of America. The Livability Score is created from a unique algorithm based on various important metrics for each city, including: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. The higher the score, the better the city (in our opinion). Use the filters on the left to sort by state, population and category.
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Rank City Livability Ame­nities Cost of Living Crime Edu­cation Emp­loyment Housing Weather
1Ridgewood, NJPopulation: 24,99988A+FA+A+A+A+C+
2Westfield, NJPopulation: 30,29687A+FA+A+A+A+C+
3Ho-Ho-Kus, NJPopulation: 4,08587A+FA+A+A+A+C+
4Chatham, NJPopulation: 8,97887A+FA+A+A+A+C+
5Glen Rock, NJPopulation: 11,63187A+FA+A+A+A+C+
6Haddonfield, NJPopulation: 11,58887A+DA+A+A+A+B
7Diamond Beach, NJPopulation: 14786BC+A+A+AA+B
8Summit, NJPopulation: 21,46886A+FA+A+AA+C+
9Princeton, NJPopulation: 12,34286A+FA+AAA+C+
10Essex Fells, NJPopulation: 2,12586AFA+A+A+A+C
11Glen Ridge, NJPopulation: 7,52086A+FAA+A+A+C
12Oradell, NJPopulation: 7,99786AFA+A+A+A+C+
13Rockleigh, NJPopulation: 45186B+FA+AA+A+C+
14Closter, NJPopulation: 8,39786A+FA+AAA+C+
15Loch Arbour, NJPopulation: 24286A+FA+A+A+A+C+
16New Providence, NJPopulation: 12,19186A+FA+A+A+A+C+
17Bernardsville, NJPopulation: 7,71086A+FA+A+A+A+C
18Hasbrouck Heights, NJPopulation: 11,83086A+DA+AAAC+
19Demarest, NJPopulation: 4,90985AFA+A+A+A+C+
20Cranbury, NJPopulation: 2,17585B+FA+A+A+A+C+
21Metuchen, NJPopulation: 13,58585A+DA+A+AAC+
22Fairview, NJPopulation: 3,71785A+FA+AAAC+
23Westwood, NJPopulation: 10,93685A+DA+AB+AC+
24Madison, NJPopulation: 15,92385A+FA+AAA+C+
25Maywood, NJPopulation: 9,54785A+DA+AB+AC+
26Strathmore, NJPopulation: 7,00185A+DA+A+AAC+
27Rutherford, NJPopulation: 18,08485A+DA+AB+AC+
28Interlaken, NJPopulation: 82185A+FA+A+A+A+C+
29Navesink, NJPopulation: 1,77785AFA+A+AA+C+
30Upper Montclair, NJPopulation: 11,37385B+FA+A+A+A+C
31Leonia, NJPopulation: 8,94885A+FA+A+BA+C+
32Fanwood, NJPopulation: 7,31385ADA+AA+AC+
33Fair Lawn, NJPopulation: 32,47985A+DA+AAAC+
34Waldwick, NJPopulation: 9,69385A+FA+AAAC+
35Rocky Hill, NJPopulation: 54685ADA+A+AAC+
36Tenafly, NJPopulation: 14,47385AFA+A+A+A+C+
37Blawenburg, NJPopulation: 51585D+DA+A+A+A+C+
38Robbinsville, NJPopulation: 3,01585A+DA+A+AAC+
39Hillsdale, NJPopulation: 10,25185AFA+A+A+A+C+
40Highland Park, NJPopulation: 14,07484A+DA+AB+AC+
41Pennington, NJPopulation: 2,59184B+FA+A+AA+C+
42Ramsey, NJPopulation: 14,52884AFA+A+A+A+C
43East Rocky Hill, NJPopulation: 31084ADA+A+AA+C+
44River Edge, NJPopulation: 11,34084A+FA+AAA+C+
45Florham Park, NJPopulation: 11,69384AFA+A+AA+C+
46Little Silver, NJPopulation: 5,97084BFA+A+A+A+C+
47Fair Haven, NJPopulation: 6,10284B+FA+A+A+A+C+
48Allendale, NJPopulation: 6,54984B+FA+AA+A+C+
49East Rutherford, NJPopulation: 8,90984A+DA+ABAC+
50Chester, NJPopulation: 1,55884AFA+AAA+C+
51Wood-Ridge, NJPopulation: 7,89284A+DA+B+AAC+
52Bogota, NJPopulation: 8,20084A+DA+AB+AC+
53Montvale, NJPopulation: 7,82684AFA+AAA+C+
54Greenwich, NJPopulation: 2,81384B+DA+A+A+AC
55Wanamassa, NJPopulation: 4,40684A+FA+AAAC+
56Oakhurst, NJPopulation: 4,16384A+FA+A+AAC+
57Edgewater, NJPopulation: 11,42584A+FAA+AA+C+
58Moorestown-Lenola, NJPopulation: 14,01984ADA+AAAB
59Park Ridge, NJPopulation: 8,69984B+FA+A+AA+C+
60Kinnelon, NJPopulation: 10,27684B+FA+A+A+A+C
61Haddon Heights, NJPopulation: 7,53084AD+A+AB+B+B
62Haworth, NJPopulation: 3,38284BFA+A+A+A+C+
63Mountainside, NJPopulation: 6,69584BFA+A+A+A+C+
64Rumson, NJPopulation: 7,09884BFA+A+A+A+C+
65Clinton, NJPopulation: 2,71084ADA+AAAC
66Brielle, NJPopulation: 4,78784AFA+A+AA+C+
67Shrewsbury, NJPopulation: 3,82284A+FA+A+AA+C+
68Fort Lee, NJPopulation: 35,42084A+FA+ABAC+
69Butler, NJPopulation: 7,54784A+DA+AB+AC
70Lincroft, NJPopulation: 6,29984B+FA+A+A+A+C+
71Morris Plains, NJPopulation: 5,58684AFA+AAA+C+
72Milltown, NJPopulation: 6,91684ADA+A+B+AC+
73Ten Mile Run, NJPopulation: 1,67584BFA+A+A+A+C
74Turnersville, NJPopulation: 3,48184BDA+A+AAB
75Point Pleasant, NJPopulation: 18,49984A+FA+AB+AC+
76Woodcliff Lake, NJPopulation: 5,75084BFA+A+A+A+C+
77West Freehold, NJPopulation: 14,11584ADA+AAAC+
78Ridgefield, NJPopulation: 11,08184A+FA+ABA+C+
79Pleasant Plains, NJPopulation: 84084BFA+A+A+A+C
80Strathmere, NJPopulation: 11884FC+A+A+AA+B
81Matawan, NJPopulation: 8,79584A+DA+AB+AC+
82Northvale, NJPopulation: 4,70084AFA+AB+A+C+
83Mendham, NJPopulation: 5,00484C+FA+A+A+A+C+
84Emerson, NJPopulation: 7,47183B+FA+AAA+C+
85Golden Triangle, NJPopulation: 3,78183A+D+A+B+BBB
86Dumont, NJPopulation: 17,50583A+DA+AB+AC+
87Ocean Grove, NJPopulation: 3,23583A+FA+A+C+AC+
88Mountain Lakes, NJPopulation: 4,20683CFA+A+A+A+C+
89Garwood, NJPopulation: 4,29583A+DA+AB+AC+
90Green Knoll, NJPopulation: 5,66983ADA+AAAC
91Woodbridge, NJPopulation: 20,12583A+DA+B+B+B+C+
92Boonton, NJPopulation: 8,40383A+DA+AB+AC
93Allenhurst, NJPopulation: 52683AFA+A+B+A+C+
94Hoboken, NJPopulation: 49,89883A+FB+AAA+C+
95Singac, NJPopulation: 4,32783A+DA+B+B+AC
96Cresskill, NJPopulation: 8,54183AFA+AAA+C+
97Princeton Junction, NJPopulation: 2,25983C+FA+A+AA+C+
98Sea Girt, NJPopulation: 1,87083A+FA+A+AA+C+
99Greentree, NJPopulation: 11,42583B+DA+A+AAB
100Lawrenceville, NJPopulation: 3,67183BDA+A+AB+C+
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