Best Places To Live In New Jersey 2016

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score90
  • Chatham, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,000
89
  • Little Silver, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,920
89
  • Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,125
88
  • Tenafly, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,672
88
  • New Providence, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,314
88
  • Pennington, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,588
88
  • Princeton, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 28,940
88
  • Glen Ridge, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,606
88
  • Demarest, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,929
88
  • Ridgewood, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 25,270
88
  • Hillsdale, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,381
88
  • Glen Rock, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,784
88
  • Rumson, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,045
88
  • Summit, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,826
88
  • Upper Montclair, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,637
87
  • Haddonfield, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,521
87
  • Lincroft, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,436
87
  • Shrewsbury, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,899
87
  • Bernardsville, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,766
87
  • Essex Fells, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,140
87
  • River Edge, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,483
87
  • Princeton Junction, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,444
87
  • Ramsey, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,650
87
  • Fair Haven, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,093
87
  • Westfield, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 30,647
87
  • Madison, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,043
87
  • Florham Park, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,820
86
  • Cranbury, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,347
86
  • Cresskill, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,669
86
  • Robbinsville, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,333
86
  • Waldwick, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,808
86
  • Spring Lake Heights, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,691
86
  • Montvale, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,000
86
  • Interlaken, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 826
86
  • Navesink, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,638
86
  • Harrington Park, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,736
86
  • Westwood, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,056
86
  • Spring Lake, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,999
85
  • Midland Park, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,229
85
  • Haworth, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,419
85
  • Franklin Lakes, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,726
85
  • Chester, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,557
85
  • Brielle, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,772
85
  • Oradell, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,080
85
  • Metuchen, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,707
85
  • Edgewater, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,969
85
  • Norwood, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,769
85
  • Short Hills, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,729
85
  • Manasquan, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,841
85
  • 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.