In the past, we’ve brought you lists of the most dangerous places to live in New Jersey; those lists were all much more difficult to write than this one. While we only have a few more dangerous cities, we have dozens of safe places to live all over the state. We are one of the safest states in the country, after all! Here are some of the safest towns to live in, of all sizes, across New Jersey. Please note that rankings are based on SafeWise’s 2021 data. Check out this list of the safest places to live in New Jersey as of right now:

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What are some truly beautiful places in New Jersey?  

Folks living in New Jersey are lucky for a lot of reasons; one of those reasons is just how splendid this state can be! Should you know where to look, you’re likely to find all kinds of beautiful places. From popular state parks to hidden gems, New Jersey is a great place for photographers and those who admire nature. For example, in Bloomingdale, you’ll find the Wyanokie High Point, where you get amazing views of the surrounding forest. That one is especially awesome in the fall, but it’s great year-round, too. Brank Brook Park in Newark is famous for its stunning cherry blossom blooms in the spring, and the Pochuck Boardwalk in Glenwood is an incredible and easy hike that offers stellar views. For those who prefer the beauty of human architecture, it’s always nice to visit our stunning lighthouses, small towns, and mansions. For more of our favorite beautiful places in New Jersey, check out this awesome article.  

What are the most dangerous places in New Jersey?  

Just like with essentially anywhere else, New Jersey has its fair share of towns where the violent crime rate is higher than average and, as such, they earn a spot on “most dangerous” lists all over the web. At the time of this writing, the most dangerous places in New Jersey include Camden, which has also been called one of the most dangerous places in the United States as well, and Asbury Park, which is a remarkably violence-prone place despite its status as a popular tourist destination (or maybe BECAUSE it’s a popular tourist destination). The city called most dangerous of all is Newark, with residents having a 1 in 37 chance of being the victim of a violent crime.  

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