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Edgewater
  • Suburb in New Jersey

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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  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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Edgewater is a suburb of New York City with a population of 14,234. Edgewater is in Bergen County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in Edgewater offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Edgewater there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Edgewater and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Edgewater are above average.

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About Edgewater...
Population
14,234

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$653,000
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$2,566
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    58%
  • Own
    42%
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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
    44.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    7.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    14.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    81
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    854.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    125.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    5%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    23%
  • 35-44 years
    17%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    33%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    42%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    11%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    13%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  11%

Working in Edgewater

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$126,483
National
$69,021

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