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New Providence
  • Suburb in New Jersey

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Overall Niche Grade
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    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  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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New Providence is a suburb of New York City with a population of 13,049. New Providence is in Union County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in New Providence offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In New Providence there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in New Providence and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in New Providence are highly rated.

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About New Providence...
Population
13,049

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$607,100
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,733
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    24%
  • Own
    76%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade A
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    0
    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
    36.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    213.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    7.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    29%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    40%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    15%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    13%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  12%

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