The Richest Town in New Jersey has been Revealed

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New Jersey is known to be one of the wealthiest states in the country, but what NJ town is the wealthiest?

A newly released list of the wealthiest communities in New Jersey has been released from the online database known as HomeSnacks.
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The website combines recent data from the Census, FBI, OpenStreetMaps, and dozens of other sources to create bite-sized lists and studies designed to help citizens better understand what it is like to live in different communities across the country.

They have analyzed recent census data including the poverty rate, median household income, unemployment rate, and where the richest people in the state live to create a list of cities and towns that are considered the richest in New Jersey.

The results have been revealed and it seems like communities from all regions of the state made the list.
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But what town topped the list? According to HomeSnacks, Park Ridge is the wealthiest community in New Jersey with a median income of $168,269.

Other New Jersey towns that made the list following Park Ridge were:

  1. Ramsey
  2. Little Silver
  3. New Providence
  4. Old Tappan
  5. Fair Haven
  6. River Edge
  7. Norwood
  8. Haddonfield
  9. Westfield

Park Ridge is up 5 spots from last year's data coming in at number 6 on 2022's list.

With a population of nearly 9,000 residents, an unemployment rate of 2.5%, and a poverty rate of just 1.8% of the population, this Bergen County suburb is a great place to call home filled with many gorgeous houses, safe neighborhoods, and plenty job opportunities.

What do you think? Did you have any idea Park Ridge was considered the richest town in New Jersey? Feel free to let us know your thoughts in the comments section.

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