Millburn Township is an upscale and prestigious community, known for its luxurious homes.

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Millburn Township is an upscale and prestigious community, known for its luxurious homes, excellent schools, and convenient proximity to New York City, located in Essex County, just over 20 miles from New York City. Short Hills is the larger part of Millburn Township, with bigger lots and higher taxes, mostly farther from downtown. Millburn-Short Hills is surrounded by Livingston, Summit, Maplewood, Springfield, West Orange, and Chatham. 
Commuting into New York City from Millburn-Short Hills is convenient and efficient because there are two train stations and a downtown with a variety of restaurants and boutique shops. The town benefits from its close proximity to major highways and multiple transportation options. Additionally, NJ Transit bus services are available for those who prefer alternative transportation. There are direct trains to Penn Station in Midtown, New York City, through both the Millburn and Short Hills Train Stations. One can purchase a parking permit for six months or for a year. Metered parking is also available throughout town. 
The community is renowned for its top-notch school systems, rated an A+ on Niche, making it a highly sought-after destination for families. There are five elementary schools for grades K-4: Deerfield, Glenwood, Hartshorn, South Mountain, and Wyoming. There is a school just for 5th graders, the Washington School, along with the top-rated Millburn Middle School for grades 6-8 and Millburn High School for grades 9-12. More school information can be found on These schools are known for their academic excellence, dedicated teachers, and robust extracurricular programs that cater to a wide range of student interests. There are also many prestigious private schools in the area, including Kent Place, Morristown Beard, Newark Academy, and Pingry
​​The utility companies serving Millburn-Short Hills ensure reliable access to essential services such as electricity, gas, and water. Providers like Public Service Electric & Gas (PSE&G) and local water utilities ensure the efficient delivery of utilities to homes and businesses.
Home to several beautiful parks and recreational areas, the town provides residents with opportunities for outdoor activities and relaxation. Millburn-Short Hills has three parks, Gero Park, Old Short Hills Park, and Taylor Park, perfect for taking walks or playing sports. There is a pool located at Gero Park, called the Millburn Township Pool. There are also tennis courts at Gero Park and Millburn High School and a par 3 golf course at Gero Park. Par440 and the East Orange Golf Course, located on the edge of East Orange, is another public golf course available for residents with a restaurant. Three country clubs, Canoe Brook Country Club, Racquets Club, and Short Hills Club, are located within Short Hills. Additionally, the Millburn High School baseball team is one of the best in the state.
The famous Paper Mill Playhouse is located just a short walk from downtown Millburn, which features amazing musicals and has classes for aspiring actors. Millburn Township is also near the South Mountain Reservation, which spans over 2,112 acres and connects 36 parks. It also features the renowned Turtleback Zoo, the Codey Arena ice skating rink, the Treetop Adventure Course, McLoone’s Boathouse Restaurant, Safari Mini Golf, swan paddle boats, and the Regatta Playground, for hours of family fun. Greenwood Gardens is a stunning 28-acre public garden in town. The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum & Bird Sanctuary offers many scenic trails and special programs for adults and children. Rocktoberfest is an annual music festival fundraiser with a kid zone, fitness zone, food and shopping, a beer garden, and an after party. The Winter Walk, which occurs each year from November to January, where lights are hung up along Taylor Park, is another exciting event in town. The Millburn-Short Hills Historical Society has virtual walking tours of different sites and an archive with many different unique historical publications and other items. People drive for miles to shop at the luxurious Mall at Short Hills, which has many stores and delicious restaurants. The Hilton at Short Hills hotel is also located nearby, a convenient place for visitors’ overnight stay. For more exciting activities in Millburn-Short Hills, visit the 365 Things to Do in Millburn & Short Hills Facebook page.
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Overview for Millburn, NJ

7,628 people live in Millburn, where the median age is 42 and the average individual income is $93,736. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Around Millburn, NJ

There's plenty to do around Millburn, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Pro Elite Nutrition, Heathermeade Distilling, and UNTUCKit.

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Dining · $ 1.62 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.32 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.44 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.26 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.28 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.55 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Millburn, NJ

Millburn has 2,740 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Millburn do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 7,628 people call Millburn home. The population density is 7,187.385 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Millburn, NJ

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The following schools are within or nearby Millburn. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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St Stephen's Preschool
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