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West Long Branch
  • Suburb in New Jersey

Report Card

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

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West Long Branch is a suburb of New York City with a population of 8,547. West Long Branch is in Monmouth County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in West Long Branch offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In West Long Branch there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in West Long Branch and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in West Long Branch are highly rated.

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About West Long Branch...
Population
8,547

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$611,600
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,862
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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West Long Branch Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade A minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    70.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    152.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    809.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    164.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    22%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  11%

Working in West Long Branch

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$114,036
National
$75,149

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