PARSIPPANY — Niche.com ranked Parsippany with an overall rating of A+. The 2018 Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of crime, public schools, cost of living, job opportunities, and local amenities using data from the U.S. Census, FBI, BLS, CDC, and other sources to compare cities, towns, and neighborhoods across the U.S.
Survey was based on 77 reviews of Parsippany-Troy Hills.
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One reviewer stated “It is a very nice area with many parks, high ranking schools, and family activities. Also, we were ranked the 5th best place to live in the United States by Money Magazine in September of 2016! A wonderful place to settle down and experience all four seasons to their fullest. Parents and kids alike will love the atmosphere and quiet that our beautiful town has to offer.”
Another reviewer stated “Parsippany is a great place to live, hence the nickname “The Place to Be”. It has a lot of community value, great public schools, a great library, many restaurants, some recreational places/athletic fields, etc. One thing I would like to see more of is places to go to on the weekend for kids, teenagers, and adults. Other than that, I wouldn’t change anything about it!” For a complete listing of reviews of Parsippany, click here.
Parsippany received an A+ Ranking for Schools; B for Housing; A+ for good families; B for Jobs; C for cost of living; A for outdoor activities; B+ for crime and safety; A- for nightlife; A for diversity; B- for weather; A+ for health and fitness and B+ for commute.
Parsippany Hills High School is a highly rated, public school. It has 1,058 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 11 to 1. According to state test scores, 33% of students are at least proficient in math and 62% in reading. PHHS was rated A for academics, A for best teachers, A for clubs and activities, A for college prep, A- for diversity and A- for health and safety.
Parsippany High School was also a highly rated, public school. It has 936 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 10 to 1. According to state test scores, 38% of students are at least proficient in math and 68% in reading. PHS was rated A for academics, A for best teachers, A- for clubs and activities, A for college prep, A- for diversity and A for health and safety.
According to Niche.com, Median Home Value in Parsippany is $416,800.00, while the National Home Value is $184,700.00; Median Rent is $1,223.00 a month; while the National Average is $949.00; 63% residents own their own home while 37% of residents are renters. Median household income is $90,604 while National is $55,322.
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