DENVILLE, NJ -- Denville Township placed No. 93 in this year’s Niche.com ranking of "Best Places to Live in New Jersey," bringing home an overall grade of A. Moreover, Denville Township earned the No. 12 spot for "Best Places to Live in Morris County," according to Niche.com.

Princeton Junction is the No. 1 ranked town in New Jersey, says Niche.com.

Morris County towns to make the list include Morris Township at No. 58, Chatham Township at No. 22, Madison at No. 48, Parsippany-Troy HIlls Township at No. 55, Randolph at No. 70, Morristown at No. 99 and Morris Plains at No. 124.

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The rankings “represent a healthy balance between statistical rigor and practical relevance in the ranking,” says the website, which states that it provides “unique ratings” and “honest reviews.” The rankings, Niche.com says, are based on “aggregated data/responses” from each place and is “inspected for bad data including outliers or inaccurate values.”

Niche.com’s rankings gave Denville Township the following grades:

  • Public Schools: A+
  • Crime and Safety: B+
  • Housing: B
  • Nightlife: B+
  • Good for Families: A+
  • Diversity: B
  • Jobs: B+
  • Weather: B-
  • Cost of Living: C
  • Health and Fitness: A
  • Outdoor Activities: A
  • Commute: B

What do those “honest reviews” say?

A recent review from a resident stated, "It is a small suburb of New Jersey. Fairly close to NYC and Philly and not far from the many beaches down the shore. There is [D]owntown Denville, which [is] almost like a little city and is super cute and lots of fun for the family! Very welcoming and very supportive of small businesses. I have honestly really enjoyed living my life here!"

 

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