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Hillsborough Township

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    2. Crime & Safety
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    3. Housing
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    4. Nightlife
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    5. Good for Families
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    6. Diversity
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    7. Jobs
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    8. Weather
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    9. Cost of Living
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    10. Health & Fitness
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    11. Outdoor Activities
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    12. Commute
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    Hillsborough Township is located in New Jersey with a population of 43,007. Hillsborough Township is in Somerset County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in Hillsborough Township offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Hillsborough Township there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Hillsborough Township and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Hillsborough Township are highly rated.

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    Real Estate

    Median Home Value
    $504,200
    National
    $281,900
    Median Rent
    $2,191
    National
    $1,268
    Area Feel
    Sparse Suburban
    Rent vs. Own
    • Rent
      17%
    • Own
      83%
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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
      14
      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
      44.3
      national  500.1
    • Theft
      226.1
      national  2,042.8
    • Motor Vehicle Theft
      30.3
      national  284

    Residents

    Diversity
    grade A minus
    Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
    Age
    • <10 years
      11%
    • 10-17 years
      10%
    • 18-24 years
      7%
    • 25-34 years
      12%
    • 35-44 years
      14%
    • 45-54 years
      13%
    • 55-64 years
      17%
    • 65+ years
      15%
    Education Levels
    • Master's degree or higher
      28%
      national  13%
    • Bachelor's degree
      33%
      national  21%
    • Some college or associate's degree
      18%
      national  28%
    • High school diploma or equivalent
      16%
      national  26%
    • Less than high school diploma
      4%
      national  11%

    Working in Hillsborough Township

    Jobs
    grade B+
    Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
    Median Household Income
    $152,818
    National
    $75,149

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