According to the National Council for Home Safety and Security, New Jersey is ranked as one of the safest cities to live in the country. Crime statistics data throughout the country have been gathered by Safe Wise, to determine which are the safest cities in New Jersey to live in. Not only do reports cite that the Garden State has low property crime rates, but low violent crimes as well, which makes up less than half compared to the national average.
Founded in 1817, Westfield Township offers plenty agricultural opportunities as it is home to an array of farmlands, as well as residential properties that offer open spaces for mini farms and large families. With over 200 retail establishments and over 400 commercial businesses, it is a thriving community. The community is also served by three hospitals. Low violent and property crime rates make it one of the safest places to live in.
Bernards Township, located in Somerset County, is home to 26,000 residents. A diverse community of ethnic, wealth and education together with lush greenery, makes it one of the better places to grow up in. With great schools and friendly residents, it is an ideal place for raising a family. With its low property crime rate of 0.3 %, Major Business Headquarters is settled within the well-kept community.
Located in Morris County, Denville Township is one of the top few safest cities to live in New Jersey. Home to generations of families, the Denville Township Police Department ensures top priority in providing safety and security to residents in the area, by using advanced Nixle communication system, as well as offering multiple citizen educations programs for the residents. Heart-warming neighbors and friendly police are willing to help those in need.
Located in Bergen County, New Jersey, Bergenfield has a low crime rate. Reported by SafeWise, Bergenfield ranks number 3 in the list of the safest city in New Jersey. Affordable property pricing accompanied by an enviable quality of living; Bergenfield came in second in the community to start a family. A small township where everyone knows one another, Bergenfield is not only an ethnically diverse town but is also a loving and accepting community as well. With good people and beautiful environments, what more can you ask for?
Home to about 15,000 residents, Pequannock is a township located at the foothills of Waughaw Mountain and is accompanied with a rich history in the American Revolutionary War and the civil war. Numerous historic sites are located within the community, established in 1798. With a low of 0.8% probability in property crime, Pequannock is definitely a safe residential area to live in, with highly rated public schools.