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Relocating to Millburn
04th February 2007
Author: Lou Ross

Millburn is an odd little town in New Jersey because of its geography. If you move to Millburn, you are essentially relocating right next to the Big Apple.

Relocating to Millburn

Contemplating a relocation to Millburn, New Jersey? There are a few things you should know about this city area before you pack your house and hit the road. Millburn is located in Essex County, which is near the Northeast corner of the state of New Jersey. While the township itself is not very large (comprising a population of just 19,765 people according to census information), Millburn is located just 20 minutes away from Manhattan and the rest of New York City, meaning it is a great place to live if you plan to work in the NYC area.

The median age of the residents of Millburn, New Jersey is 39.2 years old, with an average household income of $130,848 per year. This puts the average income of this town at a level significantly above that of the state's average. The cost of a typical home in Millburn is $549,000 which is also significantly above the cost of a home in other parts of New Jersey. Rents in the area are around $1,114 per month for currently vacant rental housing units. While the cost of living in this area is quite high when looked at in comparison to other parts of the United States, the higher income levels here balance this out.

If you are looking to move to Millburn, you should also know that like most of the Mid-Atlantic states, the climate here is quite changeable and unpredictable. The low temperatures in New Jersey hover around 20F, while the highs peak at around 85F. The state receives an amount of snowfall annually that is typically above the average amount that the rest of the United States gets. In terms of sunshine, Millburn is below the country's average.

The racial and cultural population of Millburn is broken down in a very distinct formation from the rest of the US. 87.3% of the township is white/non-Hispanic, 3.9% is Chinese, 2.0% is Hispanic, 1.7% Asian Indian and 1.1% Black. The rest of the population is made up of mixed races or those of other Asian descent. 74% of Millburn possesses at least a Bachelor's Degree, with a lower than average unemployment rate of just 1.8%.

Millburn, New Jersey is located near to many large cities and towns, with the closest being Newark, New Jersey. The closest hospital is less than four miles from the town, and there are several well known universities and colleges within a few miles of Millburn, such as Drew University and Rutgers University Newark. A pleasant place to live, Millburn is also considered to have one of the best public school systems in the US.

Lou Ross is with MovingCompaniesforYou.com - providing daily moving tips.

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