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New Jersey
Top 100
City Population
Berkeley Heights 14,000
Hillsborough 41,100
Marlboro 38,500
Montville 22,100
Moorestown 20,700
Readington 19,000
River Vale 9,500
Sayreville 45,200
Other cities
City Population
Aberdeen 18,100
Absecon 8,400
Ashland 8,300
Audubon 9,200
Avenel 18,000
Barclay-Kingston 10,600
Beachwood 11,300
Bergenfield 26,600
Berlin 7,000
Bernardsville 8,000
Bloomfield 46,800
Bloomingdale 7,600
Bogota 8,300
Boonton 8,500
Branchburg 16,800
Bridgewater 45,600
Budd Lake 8,400
Butler 7,500
Caldwell 7,600
Cedar Grove 12,000
Chatham 8,600
Cinnaminson 15,600
Clark 14,700
Clifton 81,100
Closter 8,700
Collingswood 14,500
Colonia 18,300
Colts Neck 13,400
Cranford 22,700
Cresskill 8,300
Dayton 7,900
Delran 16,600
Denville 17,500
Dover 18,800
Dumont 17,600
East Brunswick 50,400
East Hanover 11,800
East Rutherford 8,900
East Windsor 27,400
Eatontown 14,300
Echelon 10,600
Edgewater 8,900
Edison 101,300
Elizabeth 124,500
Elmwood Park 19,200
Englewood 26,900
Erlton-Ellisburg 8,000
Evesham 49,000
Ewing 36,800
Fair Lawn 32,400
Fairfield 7,600
Florence-Roebling 8,700
Florham Park 10,600
Fords 15,400
Fort Lee 38,900
Franklin Lakes 10,800
Glassboro 20,100
Glen Rock 11,600
Greentree 12,500
Hackensack 45,500
Hackettstown 11,600
Haddonfield 11,600
Hasbrouck Heights 11,800
Hawthorne 18,700
Hazlet 22,100
Highland Park 14,300
Hillsdale 10,200
Hillside 22,100
Hoboken 42,600
Holmdel 16,200
Hopatcong 17,200
Howell 50,900
Iselin 17,600
Jersey City 240,300
Kendall Park 9,500
Kenilworth 7,700
Keyport 7,600
Kinnelon 10,100
Lake Mohawk 10,700
Leonia 9,000
Lincoln Park 11,200
Little Falls 11,600
Little Ferry 10,900
Livingston 28,900
Lumberton 12,800
Lyndhurst 19,700
Madison 16,700
Mahwah 25,800
Manalapan 36,100
Manville 10,700
Maplewood 23,600
Margate City 8,800
Marlton 12,700
Matawan 9,300
Maywood 9,800
Medford 24,000
Mercerville-Hamilton Square 27,500
Metuchen 13,700
Middlesex 14,300
Middletown 68,100
Millburn 19,100
Montclair 38,100
Morganville 11,500
Morristown 19,500
Mount Laurel 43,400
Mount Olive 25,300
New Milford 16,500
New Providence 12,100
Newark 280,100
North Arlington 15,700
North Brunswick Township 38,900
North Haledon 8,200
North Plainfield 22,700
Northfield 8,200
Nutley 27,600
Oakland 12,800
Ocean Acres 15,600
Ocean City 15,800
Old Bridge 23,300
Oradell 8,100
Palmyra 7,500
Paramus 26,900
Park Ridge 9,000
Parsippany-Troy Hills 53,000
Paterson 154,000
Pennsville 12,100
Pequannock 14,500
Piscataway 53,000
Pitman 9,900
Plainsboro 21,600
Point Pleasant 20,800
Pompton Lakes 10,500
Princeton 17,500
Princeton Meadows 14,200
Rahway 27,400
Ramsey 14,600
Randolph 25,200
Red Bank 12,300
Ridgefield 10,900
Ridgefield Park 12,900
Ridgewood 24,900
Ringwood 12,300
River Edge 10,900
Roselle 21,400
Roselle Park 13,700
Rutherford 18,200
Saddle Brook 13,500
Scotch Plains 23,200
Secaucus 15,200
Somerset 24,000
Somerville 12,900
South Amboy 8,000
South Brunswick 43,600
South Orange Village 17,400
South Plainfield 23,700
South River 15,800
Sparta 19,800
Spotswood 8,200
Springdale 14,600
Springfield 14,900
Succasunna-Kenvil 13,600
Summit 21,700
Teaneck 39,800
Tenafly 14,000
Tinton Falls 17,200
Toms River 93,800
Totowa 10,100
Twin Rivers 7,900
Union 56,300
Upper Saddle River 8,200
Verona 13,100
Voorhees 28,700
Waldwick 9,600
Wall 29,300
Wanaque 10,700
Warren 16,400
Washington Township 9,100
Wayne 56,000
West Caldwell 11,200
West Freehold 13,200
West Long Branch 8,200
West Milford 27,300
West Orange 44,400
West Paterson 11,500
Westfield 30,000
Westwood 11,500
White Horse 9,900
White Meadow Lake 9,100
Wood-Ridge 7,800
Woodbridge 19,600
Wyckoff 16,700
Yardville-Groveville 10,000
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  Median price
Montecito $3,157,233
Hillsborough $2,606,764
Paradise Valley $2,075,930
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State College 76.5%
Durham 74.5%
Amherst Center 73.7%
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Storrs 20.65
Durham 21.19
Oxford 21.56
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