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  7. Jobs
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East Hanover Township is a suburb of New York City with a population of 11,241. East Hanover Township is in Morris County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in East Hanover Township offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in East Hanover Township and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in East Hanover Township are highly rated.
About East Hanover Township...
Population
11,241

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$557,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,986
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    8%
  • Own
    92%
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East Hanover Township 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
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    18
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    144.4
    500.1
  • Theft
    748.8
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    63.2
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%

Working in East Hanover Township

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$121,769
National
$55,322

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East Hanover Township Reviews

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East Hanover is a great town! It is extremely family-friendly, safe, and exciting! I am a current resident in this gorgeous town, and do not intend on moving out of East Hanover anytime soon.
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Absolutely love this town. I have grown up here and my family still lives here. Its a great small suburb with cute events like parades, and food truck festivals. The italian food is amazing. many big stores located here which is very conveniant.
East Hanover is a very small town, however there is lots to do. Route 10 runs through our town providing us with many food options, shopping adventures, and activities to take part in.