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New Providence is 32nd Best Place to Live in New Jersey

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The Borough is listed as the 32nd best place to live in New Jersey by Niche

The data published on the website gives New Providence an A+ as its overall ranking.  Other categories and their grades include:

Public Schools - A+

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Crime and Safety - A-

Housing - B

Nightlife - C+

Good for Families - A+

Diversity - B+

Jobs - A-

Weather - C+

Cost of Living - C-

Health and Fitness - A-

Outdoor Activities - A-

Commute - B+

New Providence is in good company. Neighboring Berkeley Heights ranked 59th, Warren Township, 53, Summit 27th, Chatham Township 19th, Chatham Borough, 8th and Short Hills 5th.

Niche is a website which releases lists of what it determines is the "best" in the country. On April 17, it  released its "Best Places to Live" lists. The group ranks the best places to live in each state, as well as the best places to live in the country. At other times of the year, Niche ranks public and private school systems and colleges and universities.

Niche collects and analyzes data from public sources and reviews to produce its rankings.

These data sets include information from the FBI, Department of Education and U.S. Census, just to name a few.

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