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Suffern
  • Suburb of New York City, NY

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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 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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Suffern is a suburb of New York City with a population of 11,376. Suffern is in Rockland County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in Suffern offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Suffern there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Suffern and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Suffern are highly rated.

About

About Suffern...
Population
11,376

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$336,300
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,848
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%
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Suffern 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 B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    81.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    27.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    45.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    464.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    45.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    20%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    27%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  11%

Working in Suffern

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$94,688
National
$75,149

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