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Old Tappan
  • Suburb in New Jersey

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

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Old Tappan is a suburb of New York City with a population of 5,924. Old Tappan is in Bergen County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in Old Tappan offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Old Tappan and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Old Tappan are highly rated.

About

About Old Tappan...
Population
5,924

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$779,300
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$2,263
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    14%
  • Own
    86%
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Old Tappan Rankings

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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
    16.9
    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
    67.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    50.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    101.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    34%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    35%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    11%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  11%

Working in Old Tappan

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$173,490
National
$64,994

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