The 50 Safest Towns in New Jersey

Guess how many are in South Jersey?

Two! There are two! Medford and Barnegat, congratulations! Here’s this list the Star-Ledger compiled, using SafeWise’s data.

Here is SafeWise’s Top 50:
1. Mahwah (Bergen)
2. Sparta (Sussex)
3. Warren (Somerset)
4. Washington (Morris)
5. Bernards (Somerset)
6. Dumont (Bergen)
7. Hopatcong (Sussex)
8. Bergenfield (Bergen)
9. Madison (Morris)
10. Plainsboro (Middlesex)
11. New Milford (Bergen)
12. Montgomery (Somerset)
13. Wyckoff (Bergen)
14. Monroe (Middlesex)
15. Ridgewood (Bergen)
16. Readington (Hunterdon)
17. Hopewell Township (Mercer)
18. Morris Township (Morris)
19. Hillsborough (Somerset)
20. Montville (Morris)
21. Randolph (Morris)
22. Raritan Township (Hunterdon)
23. Cliffside Park (Bergen)
24. Mount Olive (Morris)
25. Manchester (Ocean)
26. Fort Lee (Bergen)
27. Princeton (Mercer)
28. Marlboro (Monmouth)
29. East Windsor (Mercer)
30. Jefferson (Morris)
31. Palisades Park (Bergen)
32. Manalapan (Monmouth)
33. Scotch Plains (Union)
34. Cranford (Union)
35. Denville (Morris)
36. Westfield (Union)
37. Parsippany (Morris)
38. Barnegat (Ocean) !!!!!!!
39. Pequannock (Morris)
40. Nutley (Essex)
41. South Brunswick (Middlesex)
42. Roxbury (Morris)
43. West Milford (Passaic)
44. Summit (Union)
45. Lakewood (Ocean)
46. Fair Lawn (Bergen)
47. Middletown (Monmouth)
48. Medford (Burlington) !!!!!!!
49. Piscataway (Middlesex)
50. Hazlet (Monmouth)

True, Lakewood and Manchester are in Ocean County, but no self-respecting South Jerseyan would let them into the club. Now, in a related story, check out New Jersey’s ten most dangerous towns…


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