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Monroe Township
  • Suburb in New Jersey

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

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Monroe Township is a suburb of New York City with a population of 47,549. Monroe Township is in Middlesex County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in Monroe Township offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Monroe Township and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Monroe Township are highly rated.

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About Monroe Township...
Population
47,549

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$414,600
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$1,693
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    9%
  • Own
    91%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade A minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    19.7
    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
    41.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    179.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    28.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    4%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    38%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    19%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  11%

Working in Monroe Township

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$99,732
National
$69,021

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