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+
22Westwood, NJPopulation: 10,93685A+DA+AB+AC+
23Madison, NJPopulation: 15,92385A+FA+AAA+C+
24Maywood, NJPopulation: 9,54785A+DA+AB+AC+
25Strathmore, NJPopulation: 7,00185A+DA+A+AAC+
26Rutherford, NJPopulation: 18,08485A+DA+AB+AC+
27Interlaken, NJPopulation: 82185A+FA+A+A+A+C+
28Navesink, NJPopulation: 1,77785AFA+A+AA+C+
29Upper Montclair, NJPopulation: 11,37385B+FA+A+A+A+C
30Leonia, NJPopulation: 8,94885A+FA+A+BA+C+
31Fanwood, NJPopulation: 7,31385ADA+AA+AC+
32Fair Lawn, NJPopulation: 32,47985A+DA+AAAC+
33Waldwick, NJPopulation: 9,69385A+FA+AAAC+
34Rocky Hill, NJPopulation: 54685ADA+A+AAC+
35Tenafly, NJPopulation: 14,47385AFA+A+A+A+C+
36Blawenburg, NJPopulation: 51585D+DA+A+A+A+C+
37Robbinsville, NJPopulation: 3,01585A+DA+A+AAC+
38Hillsdale, NJPopulation: 10,25185AFA+A+A+A+C+
39Highland Park, NJPopulation: 14,07484A+DA+AB+AC+
40Pennington, NJPopulation: 2,59184B+FA+A+AA+C+
41Ramsey, NJPopulation: 14,52884AFA+A+A+A+C
42East Rocky Hill, NJPopulation: 31084ADA+A+AA+C+
43River Edge, NJPopulation: 11,34084A+FA+AAA+C+
44Florham Park, NJPopulation: 11,69384AFA+A+AA+C+
45Little Silver, NJPopulation: 5,97084BFA+A+A+A+C+
46Fair Haven, NJPopulation: 6,10284B+FA+A+A+A+C+
47Allendale, NJPopulation: 6,54984B+FA+AA+A+C+
48East Rutherford, NJPopulation: 8,90984A+DA+ABAC+
49Chester, NJPopulation: 1,55884AFA+AAA+C+
50Wood-Ridge, NJPopulation: 7,89284A+DA+B+AAC+
51Bogota, NJPopulation: 8,20084A+DA+AB+AC+
52Montvale, NJPopulation: 7,82684AFA+AAA+C+
53Greenwich, NJPopulation: 2,81384B+DA+A+A+AC
54Wanamassa, NJPopulation: 4,40684A+FA+AAAC+
55Oakhurst, NJPopulation: 4,16384A+FA+A+AAC+
56Edgewater, NJPopulation: 11,42584A+FAA+AA+C+
57Moorestown-Lenola, NJPopulation: 14,01984ADA+AAAB
58Park Ridge, NJPopulation: 8,69984B+FA+A+AA+C+
59Kinnelon, NJPopulation: 10,27684B+FA+A+A+A+C
60Haddon Heights, NJPopulation: 7,53084AD+A+AB+B+B
61Haworth, NJPopulation: 3,38284BFA+A+A+A+C+
62Mountainside, NJPopulation: 6,69584BFA+A+A+A+C+
63Rumson, NJPopulation: 7,09884BFA+A+A+A+C+
64Clinton, NJPopulation: 2,71084ADA+AAAC
65Brielle, NJPopulation: 4,78784AFA+A+AA+C+
66Shrewsbury, NJPopulation: 3,82284A+FA+A+AA+C+
67Fort Lee, NJPopulation: 35,42084A+FA+ABAC+
68Butler, NJPopulation: 7,54784A+DA+AB+AC
69Lincroft, NJPopulation: 6,29984B+FA+A+A+A+C+
70Morris Plains, NJPopulation: 5,58684AFA+AAA+C+
71Milltown, NJPopulation: 6,91684ADA+A+B+AC+
72Ten Mile Run, NJPopulation: 1,67584BFA+A+A+A+C
73Turnersville, NJPopulation: 3,48184BDA+A+AAB
74Point Pleasant, NJPopulation: 18,49984A+FA+AB+AC+
75Woodcliff Lake, NJPopulation: 5,75084BFA+A+A+A+C+
76West Freehold, NJPopulation: 14,11584ADA+AAAC+
77Ridgefield, NJPopulation: 11,08184A+FA+ABA+C+
78Pleasant Plains, NJPopulation: 84084BFA+A+A+A+C
79Strathmere, NJPopulation: 11884FC+A+A+AA+B
80Matawan, NJPopulation: 8,79584A+DA+AB+AC+
81Northvale, NJPopulation: 4,70084AFA+AB+A+C+
82Mendham, NJPopulation: 5,00484C+FA+A+A+A+C+
83Emerson, NJPopulation: 7,47183B+FA+AAA+C+
84Golden Triangle, NJPopulation: 3,78183A+D+A+B+BBB
85Dumont, NJPopulation: 17,50583A+DA+AB+AC+
86Ocean Grove, NJPopulation: 3,23583A+FA+A+C+AC+
87Mountain Lakes, NJPopulation: 4,20683CFA+A+A+A+C+
88Garwood, NJPopulation: 4,29583A+DA+AB+AC+
89Green Knoll, NJPopulation: 5,66983ADA+AAAC
90Woodbridge, NJPopulation: 20,12583A+DA+B+B+B+C+
91Boonton, NJPopulation: 8,40383A+DA+AB+AC
92Allenhurst, NJPopulation: 52683AFA+A+B+A+C+
93Hoboken, NJPopulation: 49,89883A+FB+AAA+C+
94Singac, NJPopulation: 4,32783A+DA+B+B+AC
95Cresskill, NJPopulation: 8,54183AFA+AAA+C+
96Princeton Junction, NJPopulation: 2,25983C+FA+A+AA+C+
97Sea Girt, NJPopulation: 1,87083A+FA+A+AA+C+
98Greentree, NJPopulation: 11,42583B+DA+A+AAB
99Lawrenceville, NJPopulation: 3,67183BDA+A+AB+C+
100Weston, NJPopulation: 1,33483ADA+A+B+AC
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