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Short Hills Named Among America's Best Places To Live In New List

Short Hills was named as one of the best places to live in America for 2019. (Photo courtesy of Shutterstock)

Short Hills was named as one of the best places to live in America for 2019, according to a new set of rankings released by Niche. Short Hills was ranked as the eighth best place to live in New Jersey.

The "Best Places to Live" rankings include cities, city neighborhoods and suburbs. Niche defines a place as a "non-rural town" with a population of 1,000 or more, including neighborhoods, suburbs and cities. Niche also separately ranked the best cities, neighborhoods and suburbs to live in.

Short Hills received an overall Niche grade of A+. Here's how Niche graded Short Hills in the following categories:

Public Schools: A+
Housing: B
Nightlife: A-
Good for Families: A+
Diversity: B-

Short Hills also ranked as the No. 2 best place to raise a family, the No.1 place with the best public school in New Jersey and the no. 1 suburb with the best public school in New Jersey.

lace to raise a family, the No.1 place with the best public school in New Jersey and the no. 1 suburb with the best public school in New Jersey.

The top 10 best places to live in New Jersey are:

  1. Princeton Junction
  2. Upper Montclair
  3. Princeton
  4. Princeton Meadows
  5. Ridgewood
  6. Waterfront
  7. Westfield
  8. Short Hills
  9. Highand Park
  10. Haddonfield

Niche released its...

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