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Far Hills
  • Suburb in New Jersey

Report Card

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

editorial

Far Hills is a suburb of New York City with a population of 860. Far Hills is in Somerset County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in Far Hills offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Far Hills and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Far Hills are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$789,100
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$2,167
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%
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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
    0
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    330
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    19%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    25%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    41%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    16%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  12%

Working in Far Hills

Jobs
grade C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$127,639
National
$62,843

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