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Essex Fells
  • Suburb in New Jersey

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

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Essex Fells is a suburb of New York City with a population of 2,110. Essex Fells is in Essex County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in Essex Fells offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Essex Fells and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Essex Fells are highly rated.

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About Essex Fells...
Population
2,110

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$849,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$2,250
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    6%
  • Own
    94%
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Essex Fells Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade A
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    0
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    96.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    482.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    193.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    5%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    40%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    40%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    11%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    7%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    national  12%

Working in Essex Fells

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$213,088
National
$62,843

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