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Best Places To Live In Hackensack, NJ

  • Hackensack, NJ
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 44,271
  • I moved to Hackensack, New Jersey from Berkeley, California in the early 1970's and lived there until 1983. When I first arrived, I was shocked by the contrast between Berkeley and Hackensack. My first…[read more]


Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score81
  • North Hills, NY
  • 20.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,420
  • Pelham, NY
  • 12.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,996
  • Plandome, NY
  • 18.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,228
  • Cobble Hill, New York, NY
  • 14.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 10,281
  • Manhasset, NY
  • 19.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,996
  • Upper Montclair, NJ
  • 8.8 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Brookdale, NJ
  • 8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,919
  • Hewlett Bay Park, NY
  • 25.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 366
  • Ardsley, NY
  • 13.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,570
  • Glen Ridge, NJ
  • 10.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,615
  • Rye, NY
  • 19.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,949
  • If you are looking for a wonderful place to call home, you won't find a much better place than Rye. This beautiful town has it all: excellent schools, lots of jobs and nice housing, neighborhoods that…[read more]
  • Irvington, NY
  • 13.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,559
  • Manorhaven, NY
  • 17.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,601
  • Summit, NJ
  • 20.6 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Stewart Manor, NY
  • 22.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,018
  • Flower Hill, NY
  • 20.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,764
  • Lake Success, NY
  • 19.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,084
  • Bellerose, NY
  • 20.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,318
  • Liberty Park, Jersey City, NJ
  • 13.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 447
  • Port Washington, NY
  • 19.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,925
  • As an affluent member of society, you will fit right in here at Port Washington. I'm telling you this place is magnificent, you have the Sands Point Golf Club, The Village Club, The Harbor Links Golf…[read more]
  • Kensington, NY
  • 18.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,176
  • Pelham Manor, NY
  • 12.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,564
  • River Edge, NJ
  • 2.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,586
  • I fell in love with River Edge, NJ the first time I visited. I now live there and I love it! It's a beautiful town with alot to offer. There are townhomes, apartment communities, and beautiful…[read more]
  • Plandome Manor, NY
  • 18.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 884
  • Saddle Rock Estates, NY
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 297
  • Chappaqua, NY
  • 23.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,328
  • Short Hills, NJ
  • 18 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Battery Park, New York, NY
  • 12.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 13,570
  • Woodmere, NY
  • 24.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,554
  • All in all, Woodmere, NY is a nice, quiet, enjoyable place to live just outside of New York City where you can enjoy nature and still have a lot of access to all of the perks of the Big Apple nearby. I…[read more]
  • Alpine, NJ
  • 8.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,522
  • North Sutton Area, New York, NY
  • 10.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 17,279
  • Russell Gardens, NY
  • 18.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 879
  • Scarsdale, NY
  • 15.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,684
  • For anyone who is considering moving to Scarsdale, New York, let me just say YOU WILL LOVE IT HERE! I have been living in Scarsdale for 16 years now, and I plan to live out the rest of my days right…[read more]
  • Great Neck Estates, NY
  • 17.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,820
  • Malverne, NY
  • 24.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,556
  • Upper East Side, New York, NY
  • 9.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • 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]
  • Chatham, NJ
  • 20.5 miles away (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…[read more]
  • Edgewater, NJ
  • 5.9 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Englewood Cliffs, NJ
  • 5.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,405
  • North New Hyde Park, NY
  • 21.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,374
  • North New Hyde Park is a town in western Suffolk with great shopping, convenient access to Manhattan, and other major benefits. It is a nice town to live in but has the negative of being a bit crowded…[read more]
  • Grand View-on-Hudson, NY
  • 13.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 366
  • Woodsburgh, NY
  • 25.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 756
  • Larchmont, NY
  • 15.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,031
  • Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
  • 11 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,959
  • Hoboken, NJ
  • 10 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Fairview CDP, NJ
  • 5.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,842
  • Plandome Heights, NY
  • 18.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 983
  • Cedarhurst, NY
  • 24.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,652
  • New Providence, NJ
  • 23 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Park Slope, New York, NY
  • 15.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • 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]

Listed above are the best places to live in Hackensack, NJ for 2020. 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 - Hackensack, NJ, followed by the best places to live near Hackensack, NJ, sorted by Livability Score.

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