E. Rutherford earns noteworthy grade in NJ ‘Best Places to Live’


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The borough of East Rutherford has a population of about 9,000 residents and is situated approximately 7 miles outside of NYC.

The town of East Rutherford earned a strong score on Niche’s annual report card, which was released on May 31. The report card grades the “Best Places to Live in NJ” on an A+ to a D- scale.

East Rutherford, along with surrounding Bergen County communities such as Hasbrouck Heights, Paramus, Maywood, New Milford, and Emerson, earned an A-.

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East Rutherford is home to McKenzie School, A.S. Faust School & Henry P. Becton Regional High School.

A number of factors are considered when grading each town, such as the cost of living, home value, and quality of local schools, along with safety and employment statistics. Each factor is given a designated weight, and the information is taken from multiple sources, such as the U.S. Census, Bureau of Labor & Statistics, and U.S. Dept. of Education.

According to Niche, the company uses dozens of the most recent comprehensive data sets, in addition to millions of reviews and surveys to measure their calculations.