The national ranking company Niche recently released their “Best” lists for each state across the country. Westfield made their Top 10 List of “Best Places to Live in New Jersey”. Our great schools, extremely low crime rate, entertainment options, and family-friendly atmosphere helped us rank in the upper echelon.
Why Westfield Made the Top 10 List of Best Places to Live in New Jersey
Niche gathers data from trusted sites like the Department of Education, FBI, and the US Census Bureau. They also send out millions of questionnaires to local residents around the US. Then, they analyze the answers to these questions as well as the data gathered from official sources. This helps them determine each city’s rankings. Westfield ranked #10 on Niche’s “Best Places to Live in New Jersey” list based on the following factors:
- Good for Families
- Cost of Living
- Outdoor Activities
- Crime & Safety
- Health & Fitness
With a mixture of A’s and B’s, Westfield received an overall grade of A+. We scored highest for our schools, health and fitness, outdoor activities, nightlife, low crime, and family-friendly environment. These all received A’s. More than 80% of Westfield residents own their own home. That helps foster a greater sense of community, which, in turn, makes it such a great place to raise a family. Our crime rate is 96.4% below the national average. Eighty-four percent of Westfield residents are college educated. Of the 33 public schools in the Westfield school system, 21 received an “A”.
In addition to the “Best Places to Live in New Jersey” list, Westfield ranked #6 on the “Best Suburbs to Live in New Jersey” and #14 on the “Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in New Jersey” lists. Contact me when you’re ready to look for your next Westfield home.