Why You Should Move Here 2017-05-19T16:12:39+00:00

Why You Should Move Here

The reason that over 500,000 people call Morris County home is quite simply put:  There is no place in the United States like it!  Founded in deep history, Morris County is where the Revolution never ends.  Constantly being ranked as one of the best places to live in the country, it is also safe, geographically desirable and home to some of the greatest school districts in the country.

Learn more about our great county so you can make it your next home.

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Housing

Morris County, New Jersey offers a diverse and stable housing stock throughout the county. According to ESRI, Morris County has 193,567 housing units with a homeownership rate of 68.9%. Regardless of where one chooses to live, work and raise a family in Morris County, there’s a neighborhood that precisely fits a chosen lifestyle, and where one will readily find churches, clubs, schools, and recreational activities that comfortably fit that lifestyle.

The median home value is $461,440 with a median household income of $103,687. Home choices include well-built older homes in historic neighborhoods, new single-family and multi-unit developments; stylish homes in sub-divisions in smaller communities; large duplexes; luxurious custom-designed mansions, and independent living and assisted living. Please use the tool below to get a sense of what type of houses are available for sale in the county.

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What Some Morris County Businesses Have to Say

“Our location in Morris County affords us all the advantages of being in the New York Tri-State area, including ready access to world-class companies and talent. With tranquil surroundings, benign commutes and a supportive work environment, we have much to be thankful for.”

Dan Neugroschl, CEO, Chiral Photonics, Inc.

“Morris County, home of Holland Manufacturing Company for nearly 60 years, is a great location with access to very competitive truck/freight rates. Morris County is close to ports for export shipments and it provides good rail service”

Jack Holland, Founder, Holland Manufacturing Company

“As a core value for BASF, diversity is ingrained in our daily business objectives. Our Morris County location supports this focus with diversity of culture, environment, and access to a pipeline of talented individuals whose background and experiences contribute to our innovation.”

Robin Rotenberg, VP and Chief Communications Officer, BASF

“Morris County is a great place to live and work. Being able to recruit from a large base of highly educated and hard-working people makes Morris county a natural for our company headquarters. Not to mention easy access to 3 major airports and Manhattan.”

Doug Canfield, President, Canfield Scientific, Inc.

“Morristown Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, is proud to celebrate 125 years in Morris County. Morristown Medical Center, located a short walk from Morristown’s famed downtown, has been recognized as one of the best hospitals in the nation, regionally recognized as one of the top hospitals in the New York Metro area, and is a destination for East Coast residents in search of exceptional medical care and clinical services. Physicians and staff who previously worked at larger, city institutions have relocated to Morris County for a better quality of life without sacrificing their ability to work in a nationally-ranked medical center. In addition, Atlantic Health System is the second-largest employer of Morris County residents. We live and work here, and are committed to improving lives and empowering our communities through health, hope, and healing.”

Trish O'Keefe, President, Morristown Medical Center

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