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Hightstown

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

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    Hightstown is a with a population of 5,375. Hightstown is in Mercer County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in Hightstown offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Hightstown and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Hightstown are highly rated.

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    Real Estate

    Median Home Value
    $282,700
    National
    $217,500
    Median Rent
    $1,458
    National
    $1,062
    Area Feel
    Dense Suburban
    Rent vs. Own
    • Rent
      38%
    • Own
      62%
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    Hightstown 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
      38
      national  282.7
    • Murder
      0
      national  6.1
    • Rape
      57
      national  40.7
    • Robbery
      19
      national  135.5
    Property Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Burglary
      38
      national  500.1
    • Theft
      360.9
      national  2,042.8
    • Motor Vehicle Theft
      19
      national  284

    Residents

    Diversity
    grade A
    Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
    Age
    • <10 years
      14%
    • 10-17 years
      5%
    • 18-24 years
      8%
    • 25-34 years
      16%
    • 35-44 years
      16%
    • 45-54 years
      11%
    • 55-64 years
      12%
    • 65+ years
      18%
    Education Levels
    • Master's degree or higher
      15%
      national  12%
    • Bachelor's degree
      27%
      national  20%
    • Some college or associate's degree
      24%
      national  29%
    • High school diploma or equivalent
      20%
      national  27%
    • Less than high school diploma
      15%
      national  12%

    Working in Hightstown

    Jobs
    grade B minus
    Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
    Median Household Income
    $80,410
    National
    $62,843

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