VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ — In the latest rankings, Verona and Cedar Grove both scored well in various statewide categories.

Verona was ranked 20th overall among the best places to retire statewide, while Cedar Grove came in at number 38 on that same list.

Verona received an A+ grade in the good for families category and an A for public schools, while Cedar Grove found its highest rankings with an A- for public schools and an A in the families category.

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According to, The 2020 Best Places to Live ranking provides a comprehensive assessment of the overall livability of an area.

The grade is calculated by taking into account several key factors of a location, including the quality of local schools, crime rates, housing trends, employment statistics, and access to amenities in an attempt to measure the overall quality of an area.