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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B
North Arlington is a suburb of New York City with a population of 15,877. North Arlington is in Bergen County. Living in North Arlington offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In North Arlington there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in North Arlington and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in North Arlington are above average.
About North Arlington...
Population
15,877

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$347,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,288
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    48%
  • Own
    52%
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North Arlington Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    62.5
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    6.2
    40.7
  • Robbery
    31.2
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    68.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    730.8
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    93.7
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%

Working in North Arlington

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$74,481
National
$55,322
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North Arlington Reviews

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North Arlington is just your average urban neighborhood. I've grown up in North Arlington for almost all my life and I can't really complain. It's a quiet town for the most part, with some occasional minor festivities and events. North Arlington isn't widely recognized for much, besides Holy Cross Cemetery which is very large and makes up around an eighth of the town. However, despite my opinion, North Arlington was ranked eighth on a list of "Best Places to Live" in Money magazine's 2017 list.
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Amazing town. Actually voted #1 city to raise a family! The people are friendly, you have everything you need extremely close by. The school system is alright, calm streets, no violence, no problems, highly recommend.
North Arlington is a beautiful, quite, peaceful and friendly little town in New Jersey. I've been living here for the past three years and I couldn't be happier. All the neighbors are very friendly and there is a lot of family-shops in town, you can find all kind of different foods and services. Also is very easy to get to Manhattan from North Arlington which makes the comute something simple. The town is very clean and organized. It's a small town but is amazing living here.