Overall Niche Grade
- Public SchoolsB+
- Crime & SafetyNG
- Good for FamiliesA-
- Cost of LivingC
- Health & FitnessA-
- Outdoor ActivitiesA
Colonia is a suburb of New York City with a population of 17,734. Colonia is in Middlesex County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in Colonia offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Colonia there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Colonia and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Colonia are above average.
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I have lived here my entire life and went to public schools in town (Colonia Middle and High Schools). It is pretty mediocre and average for a suburb. There’s not much to do in terms of nightlife or really anything that fun. I always found myself going to nearby towns to do fun things during high school and being home from college was always boring for this reason. In terms of diversity, the population is diverse but there is a serious racism issue in many of the residents. This was quite apparent at the high school and how they handled bullying and hate crimes that occurred there.
Colonia is very safe, great schools, small town, quite, peaceful but Expensive to leave here. Small stores, We are surrounded by Woodbride Edison, Clark, and Rahway. Train station is 7 min away driving, The Woodbridge mall is 15 min away.
Its changed a lot from what it used to be and it's over crowded. Very different from the past. Highest taxed in all Woodbridge Township, was told its supposed to be the best, but its not.