Skip to Main Content
Cranford Township
  • Suburb in New Jersey

Report Card

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

editorial

Cranford Township is a suburb of New York City with a population of 23,838. Cranford Township is in Union County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in Cranford Township offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Cranford Township there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Cranford Township and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Cranford Township are highly rated.

About

About Cranford Township...
Population
23,838

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$608,700
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,952
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
Sponsored Mortgage Options for Cranford Township
Get Rates
  • Get a Verified Approval Letter (VAL)
  • 24/7 online support
  • Wide range of loan options
  • High customer satisfaction
Niche may be compensated by the third party lenders and others who place ads on the website. Niche is not a lender and does not endorse the products of these advertisers. Fees that Niche receives for ads do not affect the terms you may be offered by the lender you choose. There are many additional borrowing options available.

Map

Home Listings

Listings by Homes.com

Cranford Township Rankings

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

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    24.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    12.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    294.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    596.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    120.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    25%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    38%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    15%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  11%

Working in Cranford Township

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$152,941
National
$75,149

Similar Places

Places like Cranford Township
  • grade A+
    Denville Township
    • Suburb in New Jersey
    • Rating 3.96 out of 5  51 reviews
  • grade A
    Oakland
    • Suburb in New Jersey
    • Rating 4.44 out of 5  34 reviews
  • grade A
    Wayne Township
    • Suburb in New Jersey
    • Rating 4.03 out of 5  106 reviews
  • grade A+
    Branchburg Township
    • Suburb in New Jersey
    • Rating 4.44 out of 5  25 reviews

Cranford Township Reviews

Rating 4.54 out of 5  37 reviews
Rating 5 out of 5  
Rating 4 out of 5  
Rating 5 out of 5  

add-to-list