MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ  – In a new ranking from Niche.com, Morris Township has been ranked No. 67 on the "2020 Best Places to Live in NJ" ranking. 

Princeton and Princeton Junction claimed the first two spots. The top 10 included: Upper Montclair (no 3), Ridgewood (no. 4), Mountain Lakes (no. 5), Princeton Meadows (no. 6), Springdale (no. 7), Monmouth Junction (no. 8), Westfield (no. 9) and New Providence (no. 10).The total list ranked 417 towns, plus other municipalities without a listed ranking. 

Niche.com's ranking, which is based on public data sets and millions of reviews, gave Morris Township an A+ for families, an A- for its public schools and nightlife and a B in diversity, housing and crime & safety. 

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"Our data scientists and user researchers rigorously analyze data and user opinions to assess the key aspects of K-12 Schools, Colleges, and Places to Live," the website reads. "Every month, millions of students and families use the Niche grades and report cards to find the right school or neighborhood."

Niche listed the population of Morris Township at 22,302 with a median home value at $583,700, with only 16% renting. 

In Morristown, Niche gave Morristown an A for families, diversity and nightlife. An A- for public schools, a B- on crime and safety and a C+ on housing.

The  median home value is $459,900 with 37% renting.

Locally nearby; Chatham Borough is no. 37, Parsippany Troy Hills is no. 38, Chatham Township is no. 43, Florham Park is no. 72, Randolph is no. 73, Montville is no. 75, Denville is no. 91, Morristown is no. 101

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