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New Jersey's Best Towns for Families: Parsippany Troy-Hills

Editor’s Pick: Large Town


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Parsippany Troy Hills

With more than 50,000 residents, Parsippany-Troy Hills is one of the Garden State’s largest towns. It’s also one of the most diverse in our top 75 (35 percent of residents here are non-white), which means your kids get exposure to cultures and ethnicities different than their own inside and outside the classroom. 

More than 30 Fortune 500 companies have offices here, which means great things for families, like available high-income work and short commutes. It’s also one of the most affordable towns at the top of our list. 

Even though Parsippany-Troy Hills is big, it’s not congested— more than 800 acres of preserved land spanning across 31 different parks (including Lake Parsippany Park, filled with athletic fields, horseshoe pits, two playgrounds and trails) means there’s always plenty of space to roam. 

Town Population Overall Rank
Mount Laurel 41,738 47
Parsippany-Troy Hills 53,868 61
Marlboro 40,326 94
Hillsborough 39,299 96
Fort Lee 36,014 100
Manalapan 39,851 102
South Brunswick 44,717 105
Bridgewater 44,973 112
Edison 101,450 133
East Brunswick 48,160 150
Cherry Hill 71,722 164
Union Twp. 57,542 166
Evesham 45,644 167
Howell 51,732 175
Galloway 37,646 185

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New Jersey's Best Towns for Families

Full List of Towns
Top Town - Pennington
Editor's Pick: Best Small Town - Mountain Lakes
 

Highest Ranked: Morris County - Mendham Township
Editor's Pick: Mid-Size Town - Westfield

Editor's Pick: Large Town - Parsippany-Troy Hills

Highest Ranked: North Jersey - Oradell

Highest Ranked: Union County - New Providence

Highest Ranked: Essex County - North Caldwell

Editor's Pick: Central Jersey - Milltown
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