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Short Hills
  • Suburb in New Jersey

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

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Short Hills is a suburb of New York City with a population of 14,448. Short Hills is in Essex County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in Short Hills offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Short Hills there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Residents of Short Hills tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Short Hills are highly rated.

About

About Short Hills...
Population
14,448

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,563,100
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$3,501
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    14%
  • Own
    86%
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Short Hills Rankings

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

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    19%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    4%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    21%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    59%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    6%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    3%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    national  11%

Working in Short Hills

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$250,001
National
$75,149

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