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Montclair Township
  • Suburb in New Jersey

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

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Montclair Township is a suburb of New York City with a population of 38,634. Montclair Township is in Essex County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in Montclair Township offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Montclair Township there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Montclair Township and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Montclair Township are highly rated.

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About Montclair Township...
Population
38,634

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$624,600
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,732
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    39%
  • Own
    61%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    54.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    7.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    36.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    90.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    546.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    54.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    34%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    35%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  11%

Working in Montclair Township

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$134,308
National
$64,994

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