DENVILLE, NJ – Denville Township has been ranked in the top 20 best places to live in Morris County, New Jersey. Niche.com included Denville Township as No. 16 of 41, in its “2019 Best Places to Live” rankings released March 4.

The ranking, which is based on public data sets and user reviews, gave Denville Township an A for its public schools, a B- for housing, an A as a community “good for families” and a B+ when it came to nightlife, diversity, crime and safety.

“Living in Denville Township offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes,” Niche states on its website. “Residents of Denville Township tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Denville Township are highly rated."

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Niche put Denville Township's median home value at $388,400, with 85 percent of the population owning and the rest renting. The median monthly rent in town, Niche said, is $1,746.

The ranking placed Denville Township below the following 15 towns (in ascending order) for best places to live in Morris County: Chatham, Mountain Lakes, Chatham Township, Mendham Township, Madison, Parsippany-Troy Hills Township, Morris Township, Randolph Township, Chester Township, Long Hill Township, Florham Park, Harding Township, Morristown, Mendham and Boonton Township.

Statewide, Denville Township ranked No. 109 of 649 best places to live in New Jersey. The top five New Jersey communities in the Niche ranking were Princeton Junction, Upper Montclair, Princeton, Princeton Meadows and Ridgewood.

 

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