Best Places to Live in New Jersey

AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in New Jersey by using a Livability Score out of 100. The Livability Score for each city in New Jersey is calculated 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. The capital city is Trenton and the largest city in New Jersey is Newark. To filter the results, 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
1Rockleigh, NJPopulation: 45190B+A+AAA+A+C+
2Blawenburg, NJPopulation: 51589D+A+A+A+A+A+C+
3Morganville, NJPopulation: 4,34589AA+A+AAA+C+
4Diamond Beach, NJPopulation: 14786BAAA+AA+B
5Ho-Ho-Kus, NJPopulation: 4,08586A+FA+A+A+A+C+
6Chatham, NJPopulation: 8,97886A+FA+A+A+A+C+
7Ridgewood, NJPopulation: 24,99986A+FA+A+A+A+C+
8Westfield, NJPopulation: 30,29686A+FA+A+A+A+C+
9Upper Montclair, NJPopulation: 11,37385A+FA+A+A+A+C
10Hillsdale, NJPopulation: 10,25185A+FA+A+A+A+C+
11Haddonfield, NJPopulation: 11,58885A+FAA+A+A+B
12Belle Mead, NJPopulation: 13685CA+AA+AA+C
13Summit, NJPopulation: 21,46885A+FA+A+AA+C+
14Glen Rock, NJPopulation: 11,63185AFA+A+A+A+C+
15Tavistock, NJPopulation: 785B+A+A+D+A+CB
16Vienna, NJPopulation: 84185D+A+AA+AAC+
17Mountain Lakes, NJPopulation: 4,20685B+FA+A+A+A+C+
18Waldwick, NJPopulation: 9,69385A+FA+AAAC+
19Delaware, NJPopulation: 8985D+A+B+A+AAC+
20Glen Ridge, NJPopulation: 7,52084A+FB+A+A+A+C
21Tenafly, NJPopulation: 14,47384A+FA+A+A+A+C+
22Bernardsville, NJPopulation: 7,71084A+FA+A+A+A+C
23Harlingen, NJPopulation: 27484CA+A+A+BA+C
24Strathmere, NJPopulation: 11884FAA+A+AA+B
25Haworth, NJPopulation: 3,38284AFA+A+A+A+C+
26New Providence, NJPopulation: 12,19184A+FA+A+A+A+C+
27Little Silver, NJPopulation: 5,97084A+FAA+A+A+C+
28Madison, NJPopulation: 15,92384A+FA+AAA+C+
29Demarest, NJPopulation: 4,90984AFA+A+A+A+C+
30Richwood, NJPopulation: 3,10184CBA+A+A+AB
31Harrington Park, NJPopulation: 4,71584AFA+A+A+A+C+
32Franklin Lakes, NJPopulation: 10,59684AFA+A+A+A+C
33Westwood, NJPopulation: 10,93684A+FA+AB+AC+
34Essex Fells, NJPopulation: 2,12584AFA+A+A+A+C
35Oradell, NJPopulation: 7,99784AFA+A+A+A+C+
36Rumson, NJPopulation: 7,09884AFA+A+A+A+C+
37Cranbury, NJPopulation: 2,17584B+FA+A+A+A+C+
38Milltown, NJPopulation: 6,91684A+FA+A+B+AC+
39Vista Center, NJPopulation: 1,67784FA+A+AAAB
40Princeton, NJPopulation: 12,34284A+FA+AAA+C+
41Kinnelon, NJPopulation: 10,27684A+FA+A+A+A+C
42Closter, NJPopulation: 8,39784A+FA+AAA+C+
43Allendale, NJPopulation: 6,54984AFA+AA+A+C+
44Park Ridge, NJPopulation: 8,69984AFA+A+AA+C+
45Hasbrouck Heights, NJPopulation: 11,83084A+FA+AAAC+
46Navesink, NJPopulation: 1,77784AFA+A+AA+C+
47Mountainside, NJPopulation: 6,69584AFA+A+A+A+C+
48Fair Haven, NJPopulation: 6,10284AFA+A+A+A+C+
49Metuchen, NJPopulation: 13,58584A+FA+A+AAC+
50Emerson, NJPopulation: 7,47184AFA+AAA+C+
51Leonia, NJPopulation: 8,94884A+FA+A+BA+C+
52Brielle, NJPopulation: 4,78784A+FA+A+AA+C+
53Pennington, NJPopulation: 2,59184B+FA+A+AA+C+
54Waretown, NJPopulation: 1,17683CA+A+AB+B+C
55Lincroft, NJPopulation: 6,29983A+FA+A+A+A+C+
56River Edge, NJPopulation: 11,34083A+FA+AAA+C+
57Florham Park, NJPopulation: 11,69383A+FA+A+AA+C+
58Ramsey, NJPopulation: 14,52883A+FAA+A+A+C
59Edgewater, NJPopulation: 11,42583A+FAA+AA+C+
60Spring Lake Heights, NJPopulation: 4,73383A+FA+ABA+C+
61Skillman, NJPopulation: 11983CA+AA+C+A+C+
62Wood-Ridge, NJPopulation: 7,89283A+FA+B+AAC+
63Medford Lakes, NJPopulation: 4,16083AFA+A+AAC+
64Fanwood, NJPopulation: 7,31383A+FA+AA+AC+
65Robbinsville, NJPopulation: 3,01583A+FA+A+AAC+
66Sea Girt, NJPopulation: 1,87083A+FA+A+AA+C+
67Old Tappan, NJPopulation: 5,75483BFA+A+A+A+C+
68Short Hills, NJPopulation: 12,96383C+FA+A+A+A+C+
69Montvale, NJPopulation: 7,82683AFA+AAA+C+
70Maywood, NJPopulation: 9,54783A+FA+AB+AC+
71Barnegat Light, NJPopulation: 55683CA+BA+B+A+C
72North Caldwell, NJPopulation: 6,27683C+FA+A+A+A+C
73Upper Saddle River, NJPopulation: 8,18683C+FA+A+A+A+C+
74Fair Lawn, NJPopulation: 32,47983A+FA+AAAC+
75Rutherford, NJPopulation: 18,08483A+FAAB+AC+
76Lawrenceville, NJPopulation: 3,67183AFA+A+AB+C+
77Greenwich, NJPopulation: 2,81382AFA+A+A+AC
78Shrewsbury, NJPopulation: 3,82282A+FAA+AA+C+
79Bogota, NJPopulation: 8,20082A+FA+AB+AC+
80Lake Telemark, NJPopulation: 1,47882FA+A+AA+AC+
81Robertsville, NJPopulation: 10,29382AFA+A+A+A+C+
82Ten Mile Run, NJPopulation: 1,67582BFA+A+A+A+C
83Moorestown-Lenola, NJPopulation: 14,01982A+FAAAAB
84Griggstown, NJPopulation: 76582DA+AAA+AC
85Mendham, NJPopulation: 5,00482C+FA+A+A+A+C+
86Midland Park, NJPopulation: 7,13182AFA+A+B+AC+
87Wanamassa, NJPopulation: 4,40682A+FAAAAC+
88Turnersville, NJPopulation: 3,48182B+FA+A+AAB
89Northvale, NJPopulation: 4,70082A+FA+AB+A+C+
90Dumont, NJPopulation: 17,50582A+FA+AB+AC+
91Cresskill, NJPopulation: 8,54182AFA+AAA+C+
92Oakhurst, NJPopulation: 4,16382A+FAA+AAC+
93Fort Lee, NJPopulation: 35,42082A+FA+ABAC+
94Martinsville, NJPopulation: 11,59582B+FA+A+A+A+C
95Springdale, NJPopulation: 14,90182B+FAA+A+AB
96West Freehold, NJPopulation: 14,11582A+FB+AAAC+
97Spring Lake, NJPopulation: 3,01882A+FAA+AA+C+
98Buttzville, NJPopulation: 7382FA+BA+A+B+C+
99Heathcote, NJPopulation: 5,80582AFAA+A+AC+
100East Rocky Hill, NJPopulation: 31082AFA+A+AA+C+
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