Niche ranks thousands of places to live across the nation using key statistics from the U.S. Census and expert insights. Each year they create a “Best Places” list and here is how Bergen County fared in 2017.

Best Counties for Millennials in New Jersey

Rank #3

Bergen County had the honor of being ranked as the third best County for Millennials in New Jersey. To compile this listing they evaluated key factors that they considered meaningful for Millennials and young professionals at the county level. Factors considered included: access to bars and restaurants, job opportunities, higher education rate, diversity grade, and affordability. Compared to a national ranking, Bergen County came in #72 out of 2,774.

Best Counties for Retirees in New Jersey


If you are retired or it's in your near future, consider calling Bergen County home. It was ranked number three in the state and is the perfect place to call home. The ranking is based on the number of current retirees, weather, access to healthcare, entertainment, and housing costs.

Healthiest Counties in New Jersey

Rank #3

Live in one of the healthiest counties in the state. Niche determined their list of healthiest counties based on rates of smoking, alcohol abuse, and obesity, as well as, access to healthcare, mental health, and fitness centers.

Best Counties for Families in New Jersey

Rank #4

Those who live in Bergen County already know it's a wonderful place to live, and now Niche has named it the number four county in the state. Niche looked at data such as crime rates, cost of living, public schools, and family-friendly amenities.

These are just a few of the many reasons to call Bergen County home. If you are looking to live in Bergen County, we are here to help you with all of your real estate needs.