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Pennington

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    1. Public Schools
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    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
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    10. Health & Fitness
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    11. Outdoor Activities
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    12. Commute
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    Pennington is a with a population of 2,777. 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
    $541,700
    National
    $244,900
    Median Rent
    $1,765
    National
    $1,163
    Area Feel
    Dense 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
      0
      national  500.1
    • Theft
      155.3
      national  2,042.8
    • Motor Vehicle Theft
      0
      national  284

    Residents

    Diversity
    grade B minus
    Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
    Age
    • <10 years
      12%
    • 10-17 years
      11%
    • 18-24 years
      5%
    • 25-34 years
      7%
    • 35-44 years
      11%
    • 45-54 years
      15%
    • 55-64 years
      14%
    • 65+ years
      25%
    Education Levels
    • Master's degree or higher
      43%
      national  13%
    • Bachelor's degree
      34%
      national  21%
    • Some college or associate's degree
      10%
      national  29%
    • High school diploma or equivalent
      12%
      national  26%
    • Less than high school diploma
      2%
      national  11%

    Working in Pennington

    Jobs
    grade A minus
    Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
    Median Household Income
    $141,250
    National
    $69,021

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