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Mahwah Township
  • Suburb in New Jersey

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

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Mahwah Township is a suburb of New York City with a population of 26,225. Mahwah Township is in Bergen County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in Mahwah Township offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Mahwah Township there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many young professionals live in Mahwah Township and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Mahwah Township are highly rated.

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About Mahwah Township...
Population
26,225

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$490,500
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$2,091
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%
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Mahwah Township 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
    11.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    7.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    42
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    278.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    30.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    14%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    22%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    37%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  11%

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