Schaumburg makes Money’s list of best places to live in US

MONEY magazine’s annual “Best Places to Live in America” list features four towns in New Jersey this year.

Money also noted that it eliminated any community that had double the national crime risk, less than 85 percent of the median income in its state, or lacked in ethnic diversity.

Morrisville ranked 90th out of 100 in this study, right between Mercer Island and Newcastle, both in Washington.

According to the report, Schaumburg has a median home price of $246,500, a median household income of $73,824, a population of 77,557 and an average commute time of 28 minutes.

Also highly weighed was high school performance, which Money Magazine expressed through Morrisville’s 86 percent high school graduation rate.

Money magazine cited the city’s good schools, low cost of living and entrepreneurship for giving it the top honor.

Money magazine also mentioned Fishers’ emphasis on preserving green space and its 24 parks.

Don’t agree? Let us know which towns YOU think are the best to live by commenting. The East Meets West Festival returns to Morrisville this Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 11 AM at Morrisville Town Hall. The list was limited to no more than four places per state, no more than two per county, and one place per state in the top 15. Schaumburg made the top ten, ranking No. 9.

Chalk up another award for Fishers, Indiana.

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