The site analyzed national and statewide data in five categories to come up with the list:
- Public school rating
- Median home value
- Ongoing cost of homeownership
- Median income
- Economic growth
Summit is a city in Union County. The community’s 21,000 residents speak over 35 languages. Its six square miles include parks and fields, a nine-hole, par-three golf course and an aquatics center. From May to November, there is also a farmer’s market at DeForest and Maple.
Sayreville was named No. 1, while Union County neighbor Westfield came in at No. 4.