At the top of the list is Ho-Ho-Kus, a small borough with a population of just 4,000. The per capita income in the borough is 60% higher than the national average. The median household income beats the US average by 197%. Despite having just one public school, the average test scores here are 36% higher than the national average. 97% of the residents are high school graduates, and over 70% hold a bachelor degree or higher. As for safety, the borough’s overall crime rate is 81% lower than the national average, making it safer than 82% of the cities in the US. Turning to jobs, the unemployment rate in the borough is 35% lower than the rest of the nation; the poverty level is even lower by 89%. Thanks to all these qualities, Ho-Ho-Kus gets the first position without any tough competition.
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