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Warren Township among New Jersey's best places to live...here's why:
There are numerous reasons why the Township of Warren, an upscale Somerset County suburb, was named a Top Town in 2013 by New Jersey Monthly magazine and rated the sixth "Best Place to Live" in the United States by Money magazine in 2006. Some might say there at 15,311 reasons -- one for each resident of this rural yet sophisticated community where folks are proud and actively engaged in their hometown.
With 19.3 square miles nestled in and surrounded by the Watchung Mountains, Washington Valley and the Passaic and Dead Rivers, Warren's picturesque landscape is the backdrop for an attractive medley of neighborhoods. Whether seeking well-kept modest homes in established neighborhoods or elegant estates in newer subdivisions, homebuyers find generous lot sizes with abundant grass and trees. Median household income is $135,143. Warren is home to commercial residents as well.
Recent accolades include:
2020 - No. 1 in the U.S. for its educational achievement and test scores. -NJSpotlight.com
2020 - No. 1 “Best Counties to Live In” . - Niche.com
2018 - No. 1 Best Counties, Healthiest Counties, Best Counties for Families and Best Counties for Outdoor Activities. - Niche.com
2018 - No. 3 in the state among Best Counties for Millennials and Counties with the Best Public Schools - Niche.com
2018 - No. 11 among the state's Most Diverse Counties. - Niche.com
2017 - Top 50 in New Jersey's Best Towns for Families. - NJfamily.com
The excellent public school system serves students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade; and Watchung Hills Regional High School, ranked 50th in the state by New Jersey Monthly magazine in 2014, welcomes students from Warren, Watchung, Long Hill Township and Green Brook.
Warren's tangible assets stand on their own, but the spirit of the town elevates the appeal. It's a town where community involvement truly makes a difference. From fishing derbies and summer camps to concerts and the annual Warren Expo, residents enthusiastically come together to recreate and celebrate with great community pride.
- Susan Kronberg | https://www.nj.com/towntours/2015/03/warren_township_among_new_jers.html
Being a suburb of New York City, Warren Township has ith a population of 15,783. Warren Township is in Somerset County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. We have a diversified and growing economy specializing in the professional services, finance and insurance and construction sectors, that is experiencing growth among most major industries and outpacing the state and the tri-state area comparison regions.
There are more than 600 businesses, including large companies, such as Citigroup. The presence of these companies greatly contributes to the town's relatively low property taxes. It may be Warren's ideal commuting location, 35 minutes from New York City and accessible to Route 22 and Interstates 78 and 287, that draws families and businesses to settle there. While there is no traditional downtown, what's known as the center of Warren is an intersection of strip malls with supermarkets, professional services, specialty boutiques and restaurants. Cafes, casual bistros and fine dining in chic establishments serve local crowds and attract patrons from near and far.
A number of working farms offer seasonal locally grown produce and provide year-round access to fresh farm products.
Warren Township has a competitive business climate, with strong infrastructure, competitive tax rates and affordable real estate. We have a high quality of life, including a regionally competitive cost of living; nationally ranked schools; and substantial cultural, historic and outdoor amenities.