For The Locals

For The Locals

For The Locals

WILDWOOD, NEW JERSEY - MAY 27: People sit along the boardwalk days before the Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of summer, in the shore community of Wildwood on May 27, 2021 in Wildwood, New Jersey. Wildwood, like many beach communities throughout the United States, is looking for a successful and busy summer season after staying mostly closed or partially open last summer due to Covid-19 restrictions. Many resort community retail businesses are also suffering from a shortage of labor as some workers are choosing to stay home and others have changed career paths.

What if we told you that you didn’t have to leave New Jersey to retire? Florida, Georgia, and Michigan usually round up the top three as some of the best places to retire due to affordability, well-being, culture and diversity, weather, and crime, at least according to BankRate.com. However, what if you decided that you want to continue to age gracefully in New Jersey?

According to Niche.com, there are at least 10 places in New Jersey that are considered some of the best places to retire in the Garden State. The website compiled the New Jersey towns based on the rankings of their public school system, the current housing market, nightlife, if they were considered good environments for families, and diversity.

All of the cities chosen are among several counties including, Bergen, Essex, Monmouth, Ocean, and more. In addition to Niche’s report card in the aforementioned categories, we have also included what are the current housing rates for both owning and renting in the area.

Take a look at the list below:

  • 10. Fort Lee

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    Fort Lee is located in Bergen County. According to Realtor.com, the median listing home price is $390K, and the median rent is $1,909, according to Niche. Take a look at Niche’s report card for Fort Lee:

    Public Schools: A
    Crime & Safety: B
    Housing: B minus
    Nightlife: A+
    Good for Families: A+
    Diversity: A

  • 9. Margate City

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    Margate City is located in Atlantic County. According to Realtor.com, the median listing home price is $949.5K, and the median rent is $1,370, Niche reports. Take a look at Niche’s report card for Margate City:

    Public Schools: A
    Crime & Safety: B-
    Housing: C
    Nightlife: A
    Good for Families: A-
    Diversity: C+

  • 8. Avon-by-the-Sea

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    Avon-by-the-Sea is located in Monmouth County. According to Realtor.com, the median listing home price is $1.5M, and the median rent is $1,456, Niche reports. Take a look at Niche’s report card for Avon-by-the-Sea:

    Public Schools: A
    Crime & Safety: B+
    Housing: C
    Nightlife: A-
    Good for Families: A
    Diversity: B-

  • 7. Roseland

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    Roseland is located in Essex County. According to Realtor.com, the median listing home price is $679K, and the median rent is $2,594 Niche reports. Take a look at Niche’s report card for Roseland below:

    Public Schools: A+
    Crime & Safety: A-
    Housing: B
    Nightlife: B-
    Good for Families: A+
    Diversity: B

  • 6. Washington Township

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    Washington Township is located in Bergen County. According to Realtor.com, the median listing home price is $677K, and the median rent is $1,412, Niche reports. Take a look at Niche’s report card for Washington Township below:

    Public Schools: A
    Crime & Safety: B
    Housing: B
    Nightlife: A-
    Good for Families: A
    Diversity: B

  • 5. Ellisburg

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    Ellisburg is located in Camden County. According to Realtor.com, the median home listing price is $367.5K, and the median rent is $1,140, Niche reports. Take a look at Niche’s report card for Ellisburg below:

    Public Schools: B+
    Crime & Safety: N/A
    Housing: B-
    Nightlife: A
    Good for Families: A
    Diversity: A-

  • 4. Beach Haven

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    Beach Haven is located in Ocean County. According to Realtor.com, the median home listing price is $1.9M, and the median rent is $1,250, Niche reports. Take a look at Beach Haven’s report card according to Niche below:

    Public Schools: B+
    Crime & Safety: A
    Housing: C
    Nightlife: A
    Good for Families: A-
    Diversity: C

  • 3. Shrewsbury

    Borough of Shrewsbury - Monmouth County, NJ

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    Shrewsbury is located in Monmouth County. According to Realtor.com, the median home listing price is $699K, and the median rent is $2,940, Niche reports. Take a look at Shrewsbury’s report card from below:

    Public Schools: A+
    Crime & Safety: B
    Housing: C+
    Nightlife: B+
    Good for Families: A
    Diversity: C+

  • 2. Sea Girt

    Sea Girt, NJ |

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    Sea Girt is located in Monmouth County. According to Realtor.com, the median home listing price is $1.5M, and the median rent is $1,450, Niche reports. Take a look at Sea Girt’s report card below:

    Public Schools: A+
    Crime & Safety: B-
    Housing: C+
    Nightlife: A
    Good for Families: A
    Diversity: C-

  • 1. Surf City

    Borough of Surf City - 813 Long Beach Boulevard, NJ 08008

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    Surf City is located in Ocean County. According to Realtor.com, the median home listing price is $2M, and the median rent is $1,404, Niche reports. Take a look at Surf City’s report card below:

    Public Schools: B+
    Crime & Safety: A
    Housing: C
    Nightlife: A-
    Good for Families: B+
    Diversity: C-

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