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When choosing your next home, there’s many factors to consider. The cost of living is one thing, but the value is everything; we have so much that can’t be measured in dollars and cents.

Moving Here?

Questions we can answer:

  • Is there access to quality healthcare?
  • Can I sleep easily knowing it’s safe?
  • Are there reliable broadband connections?
  • Is it centrally located to work, entertainment, shopping, dining, and travel destinations?
  • If I have children, will they receive the best education in and out of the classroom?

“YES, TO ALL!”   your future neighbors

 

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Each town has its own unique personality. See which matches you:

BedminsterBernardsBernardsvilleBranchburgBridgewaterBound BrookFar HillsFranklinGreen BrookHillsboroughPeapack GladstoneManvilleMillstoneMontgomeryNorth PlainfieldRaritanRocky HillSomervilleSouth Bound BrookWarrenWatchung

A Safe Place to Live

According to FBI crime data, New Jersey is one of America’s safest states with the violent crime rate among the lowest in the nation. And Somerset County has crime rates well below the national average for both violent and property crimes.

Housing

#2 COUNTY IN NJ TO BUY A HOUSE

With a median home value of $482,830, we have a wide variety of housing stock, from brand-new apartments in our downtowns, to starter homes and historic properties along our rivers and canals. Buying in Somerset County is a smart investment, with valuations increasing.

Niche, 2024
US Census Bureau, 2023

Top K-12 Schools

Because we invest in our children and their education, we offer the best schools in the nation.

  • NJ has the #1 Best Public School System
  • NJ is #2 for Highest Percentage of Schools offering AP Courses
  • County School Districts Rank Among Top 1% of Public Schools in America
  • 94% public school graduation rate; 3% higher than State average

SOMERSET COUNTY VOCATIONAL–TECHNICAL SCHOOL

Our 80-acre campus offers 18 programs in 9 state-of-the-art buildings. With a campus expansion underway, prospective students can look forward to new programs in global logistics, finance, mechatronics, and engineering. Check it out.

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT, 2023
NJ Department of Education, 2024
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Childcare

#1 STATE TO RAISE A CHILD

With New Jersey committed to Universal Pre-K, Somerset County continues to provide affordable, high-quality:

  • INFANT CARE Median full-time cost lower than NJ average.
  • CHILDCARE Top 2 County in NJ for accessing childcare. We have more spots available than children under the age of 5 – great news for parents!

Save the Children, 2020

Healthcare

Health in Body & Mind

Somerset County is home to and within immediate proximity to some of the best healthcare providers regionally and nationally.

  • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset is nationally recognized for patient safety and quality care. And the 333-bed acute care hospital provides comprehensive behavioral health, cancer, cardiology, orthopedic, surgical, maternity, emergency, rehabilitation services and LGBTQ+ health.
  • Morristown Medical Center is the #1 ranked hospital in New Jersey and is among America’s ‘50 Best Hospitals’ and ‘World’s Best Hospitals’. And the 735-bed nonprofit hospital is a leader in cardiology, heart & vascular surgery; ear, nose & throat (ENT); geriatrics; obstetrics & gynecology; orthopedics and pulmonology & lung surgery, as well as a Level I Regional Trauma Center.

Continuing Education

Minutes from Princeton University and Rutgers (our State University) giving our residents access to courses, training, sporting, and cultural events. Many residents begin their college journey at one of our most unique assets – Raritan Valley Community College:

Raritan Valley Community College

A scenic campus in Branchburg provides quality education at about half the cost of the average college in NJ.

  • 1st college in U.S. to achieve carbon neutrality
  • #1 for Career Training in NJ
    RVCC’s Workforce Training Center prepares students for skilled roles in biomanufacturing, semiconductors and personal care industries.
  • 1st Clean Room training program at a NJ community college
  • Building a walkable town center with housing and retail on campus

Data USA, 2022