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Places With The Best Housing In New Jersey 2018

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score80
  • Upper Montclair, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,731
72
  • North Caldwell, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,519
83
  • Princeton, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 30,168
  • Went to Princeton High School back in the 2000s, I've worked in Princeton as well. If you're an out-of-towner, Princetonites will be sure to make it known. Try going to PHS from another town, you're
81
  • Glen Ridge, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,615
81
  • Chatham, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,030
  • Like they say; Home is where the heart is.Chatham certainly offers a wonderful choice for living.Whether in the Borough or in the Township, you can enjoy everything there is to offerfrom the great
81
  • Summit, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,895
76
  • Fair Haven, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,033
80
  • Westfield, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 30,438
80
  • Tenafly, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,821
81
  • Ridgewood, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 25,430
76
  • Allendale, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,767
79
  • Glen Rock, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,887
  • Glen Rock hates people from other towns and treats them like second class citizens. They give premium parking for town residents at a cheap cost for commuters while forcing non residents to a dirty
74
  • Hoboken, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 53,136
  • Hoboken NJ, a beautiful city on the Hudson river has its own charm. It is a city where youngsters like to be for the sake of enjoying the nightlife. For families this is a perfect place to raise kids.
73
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,301
74
  • Short Hills, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,771
78
  • Woodcliff Lake, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,844
79
  • Madison, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,090
80
  • Demarest, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,007
67
  • Watchung, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,944
74
  • Franklin Lakes, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,810
79
  • New Providence, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,434
69
  • Bernardsville, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,776
73
  • Oradell, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,160
76
  • Mendham, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,012
72
  • Old Tappan, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,942
78
  • Closter, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,650
75
  • Little Silver, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,922
74
  • Rumson, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,878
69
  • Ramsey, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,000
78
  • Englewood Cliffs, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,405
67
  • Kinnelon, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,239
75
  • Morganville, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,284
76
  • Florham Park, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,787
74
  • Manasquan, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,812
77
  • Norwood, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,828
66
  • Mountainside, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,835
82
  • Haddonfield, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,444
80
  • Lincroft, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,352
72
  • Montvale, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,285
78
  • Robertsville, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,930
74
  • Martinsville, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,917
79
  • Cresskill, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,745
65
  • Belmar, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,715
73
  • Hillsdale, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,454
78
  • Edgewater, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,998
71
  • Ocean City, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,430
75
  • Park Ridge, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,854
76
  • Morris Plains, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,612
67
  • Paramus, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 26,795
80
  • River Edge, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,586

Housing is one of the most important factors when deciding where to live in New Jersey. Housing prices continue to rise, but there are still some deals to be had. When searching for a new home, you want to ensure that home prices in that area are appreciating, but you also need to ensure that the home prices will fit within you budget. AreaVibes used science and data to create a list of the best cities in New Jersey to buy a new home with a population over 5,000 people.

The cities listed above have been chosen as the best places to buy a new home in New Jersey as they have seen high appreciation rates combined with a solid income to home price affordability ratio. High appreciation rates are a good indicator that the home will continue to increase in value, while the affordability ratio ensure that homes in that area are affordable based on the median household income to home price ratio.

To further narrow your search results for the best places to purchase a new home in New Jersey, you can use the filters. Start by selecting cities and/or neighborhoods, city size based on population, categories (amenities, crime, cost of living, education, employment and weather) as well as home/rent prices to ensure that the cities fall within your budget.