Fredon Township is both the safest NJ town to raise a family in, and also the most affordable of the highly ranked towns on our list. 

Top 20 Safest Towns in NJ

Safety RankTownCountyOverall Rank
1FredonSussex5
2New HanoverBurlington88
3Harrington ParkBergen15
4HaworthBergen82
5PenningtonMercer6
6Old TappanBergen18
7River ValeBergen55
8Medford LakesBurlington86
9BethlehemHunterdon3
10BoontonMorris4
11Spring Lake HeightsMonmouth45
12Victory GardensMorris91
13Chatham TwpMorris28
14NorwsoodBergen33
15WashingtonMorris74
16Ho-Ho-KusBergen73
17WaldwickBergen77
18ByramSussex50
19EmersonBergen59
20North HaledonPassaic61

 

 

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