Bergen County has earned its share of honors. We love this county and all the people in it! We’ve received state-wide and nationwide honors for area safety and, more recently, high honors for being one of the healthiest places to live in New Jersey!

If you truly want the best experience of living in Bergen County,  consider living in Ridgewood, according to Niche.com. Ridgewood scored an exclusive A+ ranking on their state report card according to the website’s standardized test.

Public schools, family life, crime and safety, and nightlife all scored A rankings! Out of the whole of New Jersey, Ridgewood was rated the 6th best place to live in the state. It was also ranked as the 3rd best suburb to live in in New Jersey.

Unsurprisingly to area residents, Ridgewood’s public schools ranked as the top 5th best public schools in the state of New Jersey.

Seventy-seven percent of Ridgewood residents own their homes in this community. This sort of attachment to the area serves this community well. A strong sense of community helps to make this area one that continues to rank highly.

Locals who reviewed Ridgewood had some great things to say:

“On the weekends you will see families at the duck pond or people enjoying a walk through the town center. We can boast the best pancake house and the most delicious creperie called Sooks. Some of my most nostalgic moments are at the town's little movie theater called Warner's Theater. If you feel like spreading your wings a bit more, you can easily take the NJ Transit to the city.”

“Ridgewood is a very tight-knit community where everyone helps out and knows one another.”

“Ridgewood is a safe and family oriented community. The school system is great and the town is full of life.”

It’s not hard to see why people love this community and why it continues to rank so highly. If you’re looking for the perfect Bergen County community to settle down in, Ridgewood is the place to be. Give us a call today, we’d love to show you the best of the best in Bergen County.