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Pennington
  • Town in New Jersey

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

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Pennington is a town in New Jersey with a population of 2,531. Pennington is in Mercer County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in Pennington offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Pennington and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Pennington are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$564,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,539
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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Pennington Rankings

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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
    39.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    198.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    79.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    5%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    18%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    24%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    41%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    13%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    10%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    national  12%

Working in Pennington

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$132,500
National
$62,843

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