Livingston

Livingston is a wonderful township in Essex County, New Jersey. During the 2010 United States Census, the township had a total population of 29,366. Livingston is known as a beautiful township with excellent shopping. The 14-mile township is named after the first Governor of New Jersey.

The median price of Livingston real estate is $573,161. The township has a property tax rate of $2.581 per $100 of assessed value. With a median household income coming in at $119,400. Livingston is very reasonably priced for the quality of living compared to other towns in a 10-mile radius.

School System

If there is one thing in Livingston worth bragging about it is their school system. According to niche.com Livingston is ranked the number 5 best school district in New Jersey. This is due to its wonderful teaching staff. Voted the number 3 best place to teach in New Jersey.

Due to Livingston’s great teaching staff students of the Livingston High School on average receive a 1320/1600 on their SAT and a 30/36 on their ACT. This puts them in a great position for getting the average student into their college of choice. The most popular college’s students attend after high school are Rutgers University, New York University, and Penn State.

Commuting

Commuting plays a huge role when you settle down and buy a home. Luckily Livingston is roughly an hour away from the city by car. There are plenty of options for public transportation as well. Easy access to major highways.

Living in Livingston

There are several destinations in Livingston worth visiting. Some of the local favorites are the south mountain reservation, the turtle back zoo, and the Livingston mall. The downtown of Livingston is littered with restaurants such as Tony Boy’s Sandwich House, Mezza, and Sweet Basil’s Cafe.

 

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