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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$375,200
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$1,248
National
$928
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    33%
  • Own
    67%

Boonton Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    36
    0
  • Murder
    0
    0
  • Rape
    36
    41
  • Robbery
    36
    0
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    59
    1
  • Theft
    890
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    47
    0

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$90,326
National
$53,889
Children
18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    33%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%
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Boonton Reviews

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Boonton is a quaint, diverse town. It has a vibrant main street with shops & restaurant for just about everyone. It's very under-rated but has a lot going for it.
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Housing is ok. Rent is a bit high and homes vary. Some are priced high while others are more affordable, depending on the section of town.
The town is very diverse. Many families have lived in the area for a few generations. The town is small enough that you generally know who everyone is. It can be a positive or negative. There's a general sense of community.