WESTFIELD, NJ—New Jersey Monthly ranked Westfield No. 89 on its list of top 100 New Jersey towns in this month’s Best Places to Live edition. In 2011, Westfield ranked No. 11.

According to the magazine, in compiling New Jersey Monthly’s 2013 Top 100 Towns list, researchers at Leflein Associates, an independent research firm based in Ringwood, considered five categories to represent the quality of life in New Jersey’s 566 municipalities: home values, property taxes, crime rate, school performance and a lifestyle factor. For full details, click here.

For their complete ranking of 514 towns, visit njmonthly.com starting Sept. 3.