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Bloomfield Township
  • Suburb in New Jersey

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade C
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Bloomfield Township is a suburb of New York City with a population of 49,733. Bloomfield Township is in Essex County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in Bloomfield Township offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Bloomfield Township there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Bloomfield Township and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Bloomfield Township are above average.

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About Bloomfield Township...
Population
49,733

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$348,400
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,413
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    48%
  • Own
    52%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    55.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    41.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    81.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    812.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    165.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  11%

Working in Bloomfield Township

Jobs
grade C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$81,978
National
$64,994

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