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Chatham
  • Suburb in New Jersey

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
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  2. Crime & Safety
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Chatham is a suburb of New York City with a population of 8,729. Chatham is in Morris County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in Chatham offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Chatham there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Chatham and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Chatham are highly rated.

About

About Chatham...
Population
8,729

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$807,900
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,833
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    17%
  • Own
    83%
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Chatham Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade A minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    0
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    11.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    69.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    547.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    93.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    17%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    5%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    18%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    39%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    40%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    12%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    7%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  11%

Working in Chatham

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$201,923
National
$64,994

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