Glen Ridge

Glen Ridge is a thriving tight-knit residential community in Essex County with a small population of around 7,500. Rated one of the best suburbs to live in New Jersey by, Glen Ridge’s tree lined streets are just 14 miles from Manhattan. Nearby towns include Bloomfield, West Orange, Verona, Nutley and Montclair. Its center has great local stores including a coffee shop, pharmacy, nail salon, yoga studio and restaurants. Glen Ridge is an affluent area known for its impressive school systems and 667 traditional gaslit lamps (some of the only remaining gaslights in operation in the entire country).

Jobs in Glen Ridge, NJ

With convenient public transport links into Manhattan and Newark through NJ Transit and DeCamp buses, apartments in Glen Ridge are ideal for commuters to the big city. You can arrive in Midtown in just 40 minutes. Close by, there are job opportunities with local businesses, public offices, and community organizations.

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Schools in Glen Ridge NJ

Glen Ridge’s public school district is home to 5 outstanding schools with Glen Ridge High School ranking highly for its teachers, STEM program and college prep. Its elementary schools have an average student-teacher ratio with high student proficiency in math and reading.

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