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Plainsboro Township

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    Overall Niche Grade
    1. Public Schools
      grade A+
    2. Crime & Safety
      grade B+
    3. Housing
      grade B+
    4. Nightlife
      grade B
    5. Good for Families
      grade A+
    6. Diversity
      grade A
    7. Jobs
      grade B+
    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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    Plainsboro Township is located in New Jersey with a population of 22,928. Plainsboro Township is in Middlesex County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in Plainsboro Township offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Plainsboro Township there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Plainsboro Township and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Plainsboro Township are highly rated.

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    Real Estate

    Median Home Value
    $546,100
    National
    $229,800
    Median Rent
    $1,649
    National
    $1,096
    Area Feel
    Urban Suburban Mix
    Rent vs. Own
    • Rent
      49%
    • Own
      51%
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    Crime & Safety

    Crime & Safety
    grade B+
    Based on violent and property crime rates.
    Violent Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Assault
      30.6
      national  282.7
    • Murder
      0
      national  6.1
    • Rape
      4.4
      national  40.7
    • Robbery
      0
      national  135.5
    Property Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Burglary
      61.3
      national  500.1
    • Theft
      302
      national  2,042.8
    • Motor Vehicle Theft
      30.6
      national  284

    Residents

    Diversity
    grade A
    Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
    Age
    • <10 years
      12%
    • 10-17 years
      11%
    • 18-24 years
      4%
    • 25-34 years
      17%
    • 35-44 years
      16%
    • 45-54 years
      16%
    • 55-64 years
      13%
    • 65+ years
      10%
    Education Levels
    • Master's degree or higher
      43%
      national  13%
    • Bachelor's degree
      34%
      national  20%
    • Some college or associate's degree
      11%
      national  29%
    • High school diploma or equivalent
      10%
      national  27%
    • Less than high school diploma
      1%
      national  11%

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