NORTH CALDWELL, NJ— National rankings firm Niche revealed its 2017 list of “Best Places to Live,” and it ranks North Caldwell No. 22 in the State of New Jersey.

Niche also ranked North Caldwell No. 18 in New Jersey on its “Best Suburbs” list and No. 11 in the state on its “Best Places to Raise a Family” list.

In addition to the borough’s Overall Niche Grade of A+, The company gave North Caldwell an A+ for its public schools, an A- for housing, an A+ in “good for families,” an A for crime and safety, an A- for outdoor activities, a C+ for both diversity and for cost of living and an A- for commute. To see the full report card, click here. https://www.niche.com/places-to-live/north-caldwell-essex-nj/

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“The goal of our Best Places to Live rankings is to provide accurate, comparable and thorough evaluations of places,” Niche states on its website. “To do so, we’ve collected and analyzed dozens of rankings factors from federal and local government datasets. We’ve combined those with proprietary Niche data and community reviews from each area.”

One Niche user stated the following about North Caldwell:

“If you love being surrounded by extremely intellectual people, this is the place to be. The education system is one of the top in the state and people are all friendly. Taxes are expensive, but close proximity to New York City and other opportunities make it worth it. There is a large Jewish population.”

For more about where its data comes from, click here. To learn more about the company’s methodology, click here.