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Cranford Township
  • Suburb in New Jersey

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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
  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

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Cranford Township is a suburb of New York City with a population of 24,036. 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.

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About Cranford Township...
Population
24,036

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$507,600
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,583
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    8.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    4.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    12.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    434.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    24.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    25%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    18%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  11%

Working in Cranford Township

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$132,539
National
$64,994

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