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Best Places To Live In Carteret, NJ

  • Carteret, NJ
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 23,966
  • Carteret is swell, I tell you that and you can trust this opinion coming from a veteran who served in two wars. I know a good place when I see one, and the Victorian Age homes can still be found although…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score86
  • Six Mile Run, NJ
  • City: 17.9mi / 28.8km away
  • Population: 2,655
  • Zarephath, NJ
  • City: 18.4mi / 29.6km away
  • Population: 8
  • Middlebush, NJ
  • City: 16.9mi / 27.3km away
  • Population: 2,574
  • Summit, NJ
  • City: 11.6mi / 18.7km away
  • Population: 21,895
  • When people discover I moved to Summit, New Jersey, they assume I am near the top or the highest point in the Garden State. The truth is that Summit is right in the center of the Garden State, yet I can…[read more]
  • Upper Montclair, NJ
  • City: 17.9mi / 28.9km away
  • Population: 11,731
  • I am so happy we moved to Upper Montclair, New Jersey. We moved here four years ago, and I absolutely love it here! The community is upscale and pristine. The homes are beautiful and classic in style.…[read more]
  • Liberty Park, Jersey City, NJ
  • Neighborhood: 11.9mi / 19.1km away
  • Population: 447
  • Fresh Kills, New York, NY
  • Neighborhood: 1.8mi / 2.8km away
  • Population: 12
  • Looking for safe place for myself and to raise my family, and pet friendly. No high crimes good school system,a family oriented place where neighbors are a United community. Where I wont have to worry…[read more]
  • Plainsboro Center, NJ
  • City: 25.8mi / 41.5km away
  • Population: 2,733
  • Glen Ridge, NJ
  • City: 15.3mi / 24.6km away
  • Population: 7,615
  • Chatham, NJ
  • City: 13.6mi / 21.9km away
  • 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…[read more]
  • Princeton Meadows, NJ
  • City: 24.8mi / 39.9km away
  • Population: 13,758
  • When I was being transferred to New Jersey, I thought I would have to live in Trenton close to my work. Luckily I discovered a quiet little town in the Garden State called Princeton Meadows, and I have…[read more]
  • New Providence, NJ
  • City: 12.3mi / 19.8km away
  • Population: 12,434
  • My family has been living in New Providence and we love the environment here. The neighbors here have a keen sense of unity in New Providence. The crime rate in New Providence is very low. The weather in…[read more]
  • Battery Park, New York, NY
  • Neighborhood: 14.2mi / 22.8km away
  • Population: 13,570
  • Garwood, NJ
  • City: 6.8mi / 11.0km away
  • Population: 4,315
  • North Sutton Area, New York, NY
  • Neighborhood: 18.3mi / 29.5km away
  • Population: 17,279
  • Leonia, NJ
  • City: 23.0mi / 37.0km away
  • Population: 9,137
  • Westfield, NJ
  • City: 7.7mi / 12.4km away
  • Population: 30,438
  • What can I say about living in Westfield, New Jersey? I get to live in the safest community, have the best food in the world, and be minutes from the city that never sleeps. If I want nightlife, I can…[read more]
  • Cobble Hill, New York, NY
  • Neighborhood: 13.9mi / 22.4km away
  • Population: 10,281
  • Metuchen, NJ
  • City: 7.7mi / 12.3km away
  • Population: 13,791
  • I lived in Metuchen for 3 years while I attending Rutgers University and I really liked it. It is suburban, but has a really laid- back family feel. A short distance from New Brunswick, Newark, and New…[read more]
  • Fort Lee, NJ
  • City: 22.8mi / 36.7km away
  • Population: 36,607
  • Fort Lee, New Jersey has something for everyone! It's so easy to find the home of your dreams, whether you like luxury high rises, townhouses, single family homes, or multi family homes for the extended…[read more]
  • Rutherford, NJ
  • City: 17.5mi / 28.2km away
  • Population: 18,480
  • There are so many reasons I love living in Rutherford, New Jersey! There is so much to see and do. The business area has blocks and blocks of stores, restaurants, cafes, and boutiques. The area is quaint…[read more]
  • Short Hills, NJ
  • City: 11.9mi / 19.2km away
  • Population: 12,771
  • We love living in Short Hills, New Jersey, and you will too! The homes are beautiful here, and the community is very family friendly. Our contemporary home sits on a wooded lot with a swimming pool. I…[read more]
  • Lincroft, NJ
  • City: 17.9mi / 28.8km away
  • Population: 6,352
  • Morris Plains, NJ
  • City: 21.9mi / 35.3km away
  • Population: 5,612
  • Edgewater, NJ
  • City: 21.2mi / 34.2km away
  • Population: 11,998
  • This is what I had when I lived in Edgewater, New Jersey. The view of the magnificent New York Skyline is what attracted me to this small town, but it is not the only thing that kept me living in…[read more]
  • Madison, NJ
  • City: 15.6mi / 25.2km away
  • Population: 16,090
  • I can't say enough great things about Madison, NJ! I moved here as a young man in my 20's and have had no desire to live anywhere else in the 30 years since. Everything from the fantastic weather all…[read more]
  • Rumson, NJ
  • City: 19.3mi / 31.0km away
  • Population: 6,878
  • Florham Park, NJ
  • City: 16.1mi / 25.8km away
  • Population: 11,787
  • Florham Park NJ is a quiet residential town. I do so appreciate the quiet. Florham Park is a family-oriented community. The people here help each other.Shopping is very conveniently located in the…[read more]
  • Robertsville, NJ
  • City: 17.2mi / 27.7km away
  • Population: 11,930
  • I experienced a pleasant lifestyle while living in Robertsville New Jersey. The city is located within Monmouth County. Robertsville is close to Plainsboro New Jersey. The town has very respectable…[read more]
  • Highland Park, NJ
  • City: 12.0mi / 19.3km away
  • Population: 14,245
  • Highland Park offers a small town with an urban feel. It's one of the best suburbs in New Jersey, but the cost of living is relatively high. The schools, diversity, and activities for families are great.…[read more]
  • Hoboken, NJ
  • City: 15.3mi / 24.6km away
  • Population: 53,136
  • Hoboken used to be cool but now that Jersey City has cleaned up (and slightly more affordable there) Hoboken looks like an overpriced dump. Historically, Hoboken was and is a predominantly white bedroom…[read more]
  • Fair Haven, NJ
  • City: 18.3mi / 29.4km away
  • Population: 6,033
  • Navesink, NJ
  • City: 15.9mi / 25.6km away
  • Population: 1,699
  • North Arlington, NJ
  • City: 15.0mi / 24.1km away
  • Population: 15,788
  • Living in North Arlington, NJ has been a rewarding experience for me because it has so much to offer. The weather is cold in the winter and warm in the summer. It is full of beautiful woodlands and close…[read more]
  • Upper East Side, New York, NY
  • Neighborhood: 19.2mi / 30.9km away
  • Population: 194,024
  • I lived on the Upper East Side of Manhattan for five years in the mid-90's. This neighborhood extends from 59th Street to 96th street and the East River to Fifth Avenue-Central Park, officially. When I…[read more]
  • Oakwood, New York, NY
  • Neighborhood: 6.1mi / 9.8km away
  • Population: 26,947
  • Franklin Park, NJ
  • City: 19.1mi / 30.8km away
  • Population: 15,454
  • Living in this area was exciting, it's the perfect place for families to live. There are many public schools in walking distance. It's a diversity area with welcoming neighbors, low crime rate and great…[read more]
  • Finderne, NJ
  • City: 18.3mi / 29.4km away
  • Population: 6,336
  • Sewaren, NJ
  • City: 2.8mi / 4.6km away
  • Population: 2,405
  • Upper West Side, New York, NY
  • Neighborhood: 19.2mi / 30.9km away
  • Population: 204,475
  • The upper west side of Manhattan was my home for four years when I was a college student at Barnard College. I actually grew up at the south end of Manhattan Island in Greenwich Village, but had rarely…[read more]
  • East Rutherford, NJ
  • City: 17.8mi / 28.6km away
  • Population: 9,236
  • Central Park, New York, NY
  • Neighborhood: 19.4mi / 31.2km away
  • Population: 2,162
  • Forest Hills, New York, NY
  • Neighborhood: 21.8mi / 35.0km away
  • Population: 110,212
  • I lived in Forest Hills when I was in high school and it's a great neighborhood. I moved to Forest Hills when I got accepted to Forest Hills High School, and the neighborhood made quite an impression on…[read more]
  • Howard Beach, New York, NY
  • Neighborhood: 20.1mi / 32.3km away
  • Population: n/a
  • The sun is shining brightly and the seagulls squawking. Howard Beach is an Oasis of peacefulness and quiet. Amenities are amazing . Commercial chains stores such as Chipotle and Planet Fitness have…[read more]
  • Woodbridge, NJ
  • City: 3.6mi / 5.8km away
  • Population: 18,869
  • I moved to New Jersey a few years back, and I was shocked how the state is actually more beautiful than it gets credit for. I settled on Woodbridge because it was so close to my new job, I didn't realize…[read more]
  • Fairview CDP, NJ
  • City: 20.2mi / 32.5km away
  • Population: 3,842
  • Park Slope, New York, NY
  • Neighborhood: 14.1mi / 22.7km away
  • Population: 77,662
  • I have lived in Park Slope for 10 years in my early twenties. Park Slope is a lovely and lively neighborhood in the borough of Brooklyn, New York City. This charming area lies between Brooklyn's Prospect…[read more]
  • Morristown, NJ
  • City: 19.7mi / 31.7km away
  • Population: 18,677
  • Living in Morristown New Jersey has literally been a dream come true for me. I discovered this quiet little city when I was relocated to Jersey City. I can not believe that I am only a short ride to…[read more]
  • Fanwood, NJ
  • City: 9.2mi / 14.8km away
  • Population: 7,530
  • Morganville, NJ
  • City: 17.4mi / 28.1km away
  • Population: 5,284

Listed above are the best places to live in Carteret, NJ for 2021. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Carteret, NJ, followed by the best places to live near Carteret, NJ, sorted by Livability Score.

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