14 Best Places to Live In New Jersey

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3) Chatham

Looking for a place where more than three-fourths of the adult population holds a college degree? Come to Chatham. 77% of its population possesses a college degree and just two of the people in Chatham didn’t complete their high school education. The high standard of education is reflected in the high per capita income, which outperforms the national per capita income by 139%. The median household income is even higher (176% higher than the national average). The unemployment rate in Chatham is 63% lower than the national unemployment rate. The overall crime rate is a third of the national average, making Chatham safer than 90% of the cities in the US. As for education, the kids of the highly educated Chatham residents have six public schools to go to, and these schools have produced average test scores 35% higher than the average scores for the US. In short, if you’re looking for a place with smart, educated people all around you, Chatham’s the place for you.

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