SOMERSET, NJ - People across America will now know what local residents have long known - Franklin is one of the best places to live in the United States.

Money Magazine has placed Franklin Township on its 2019 Best Places to Live in America list ranking the central New Jersey community as number 88 on its Top 100 list. TAP here to view the list. 

Money Magazine analyzed more than 150,000 data points to create the annual list, and says towns with excellent job growth, diversity, and a wealth of things to do — all at an affordable price point helped to develop the top 100. TAP here to view Money Magazine's methodology.  

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Franklin is no stranger to the list, back in 2008 the township made it to number 5, and 25 in 2012. This year Franklin was one of only two towns in New Jersey to make the list, with the other being our neighbor Piscataway. 

“The Township Council and I are thrilled that Piscataway has achieved this national designation,” Mayor Brian C. Wahler said in a news release.  “The quality of life we enjoy in our community has been awarded a prominent and influential seal of approval.”

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