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Springfield Township
  • Suburb in New Jersey

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  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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Springfield Township is a suburb of New York City with a population of 17,406. Springfield Township is in Union County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in Springfield Township offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Springfield Township there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Springfield Township and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Springfield Township are highly rated.

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About Springfield Township...
Population
17,406

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$436,900
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,814
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    39%
  • Own
    61%
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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
    5.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    11.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    107.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    594.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    56.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    28%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    15%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  12%

Working in Springfield Township

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$111,899
National
$62,843

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