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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B-
Cranbury is a town in New Jersey with a population of 2,280. Cranbury is in Middlesex County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in Cranbury offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Residents of Cranbury tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Cranbury are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$647,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,385
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    14%
  • Own
    86%
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Cranbury Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    19%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    2%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    20%
  • 55-64 years
    18%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    35%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    13%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%

Working in Cranbury

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$151,190
National
$55,322
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Cranbury Reviews

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Amazing neighbors and great schools— we couldn’t ask for a better childhood for our children........
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All the local businesses are nice, but the retail businesses are too expensive. The local restaurants are nice, but there isn't a lot of variety.
The weather is calm overall, but the winters and summers are extreme in temperature.