As long as you have a car, you don't need to go very far to sustain a lifestyle. Multiple supermarkets are within the municipality borders. Projects such as the Route 22 expansion show that the government is interested in improving public services. Within the surrounding towns, there are both homes and apartments. The air is clean, and there is still plenty of greenery. New York City is an hour-long drive away although you could also take NJ Transit, which has a few stations on the Raritan Valley line nearby.