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Glen Ridge
  • Suburb in New Jersey

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

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Glen Ridge is a suburb of New York City with a population of 7,583. Glen Ridge is in Essex County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in Glen Ridge offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Glen Ridge there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Glen Ridge and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Glen Ridge are highly rated.

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About Glen Ridge...
Population
7,583

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$651,100
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,757
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    7%
  • Own
    93%
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Glen Ridge Rankings

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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
    52.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    13.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    13.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    158.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    977
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    105.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    17%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    6%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    18%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    36%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    44%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    14%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    6%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    national  11%

Working in Glen Ridge

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$211,091
National
$64,994

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