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  3. Housing
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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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Montclair Township is a suburb of New York City with a population of 38,427. 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
38,427

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$624,700
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,704
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%
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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
    80.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    23.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    44
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    274.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    867.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    90.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    35%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    35%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    15%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    12%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  12%

Working in Montclair Township

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$126,844
National
$62,843

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