Courtesy North Caldwell

When ranking the most family-friendly towns in NJ, we weighed factors like school quality, safety, affordability and diversity, among other things. Here are the 10 towns that topped our list in Essex County in 2019:

  1. North Caldwell
  2. Verona
  3. Livingston
  4. Glen Ridge
  5. Millburn
  6. Essex Fells
  7. Fairfield
  8. West Caldwell
  9. Cedar Grove
  10. Roseland

Best Towns for Families 2019

See the Full 2019 List of NJ’s Best Towns for Families