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Shrewsbury
  • Suburb in New Jersey

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

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Shrewsbury is a suburb of New York City with a population of 4,086. Shrewsbury is in Monmouth County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in Shrewsbury offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Shrewsbury and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Shrewsbury are highly rated.

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About Shrewsbury...
Population
4,086

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$589,400
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$2,735
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    9%
  • Own
    91%
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Shrewsbury Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    121.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    24.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    97
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,916.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    121.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    16%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    4%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    18%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    25%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    38%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    18%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  12%

Working in Shrewsbury

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$124,474
National
$62,843

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