Best known for the cities of Vineland and Millville, Cumberland County is a unique area of New Jersey featuring areas for both farms and manufacturing industries.

Originally settled by Swedish and Dutch immigrants in the 1600s, the areas that would become Cumberland County became a popular destination for Religious Minority Groups escaping persecution in England.  Since the county was established in 1748, Cumberland County has over 250 years of farming history.

What are the best places to live in Cumberland County

The website Niche has gathered data on each New Jersey community to find out the best towns to live in every county in The Garden State.  Each New Jersey town's overall grade is a combination of grades from the following categories:

-Crime and Safety
-Public Schools
-Jobs
-Cost of Living
-Nightlife
-Outdoor Activities
-Housing
-Health and Fitness
-Commute
-Good for Families
-Weather

The Highest Rated Towns To Live In Cumberland County

Hopewell Township, New Jersey
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1. Hopewell Township
Receiving an overall B Grade, Hopewell Township gets positive scores for Outdoor Activities (A-), Crime and Safety (B+), Cost of Living (B), and Good for Families (B). Hopewell Township received low grades for Nightlife (C+), Public Schools (B-), and Housing (B-).

This Cumberland County community is rated as the 21st Best Cost of Living in the state of New Jersey (out of 642 Towns).

Stow Creek Township, New Jersey
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2. Stow Creek Township
Receiving an overall B- Grade, Stow Creek Township gets positive scores for Housing (B), Outdoor Activities (B), and Jobs (B). Stow Creek Township received low grades for Nightlife (C) and Public Schools (B-).

City of Vineland, New Jersey
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3. Vineland
Receiving an overall C+ Grade, Vineland Township gets positive scores for Outdoor Activities (A-) and Nightlife (B). Vineland received low grades for Crime and Safety (C-), Public Schools (C), and Housing (C).

Rosenhayn Fire Department in Deerfield Township, New Jersey
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4. Rosenhayn
Receiving an overall C Grade, Rosenhayn gets positive scores for Commute (B+) and Outdoor Activities (A-). Rosenhayn received low grades for Housing (C-) and Jobs (C).

Millville, New Jersey
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5. Millville
Receiving an overall C Grade, Millville gets positive scores for Outdoor Activities (A-) and Nightlife (B). Millville received low grades for Crime and Safety (D) and Housing (C-).

Maurice River Township, New Jersey
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6. Maurice River Township
Receiving an overall C Grade, Maurice River Township gets positive scores for Nightlife (B) and Outdoor Activities (B+). Maurice River Township received low grades for Public Schools (C) and Good for Families (C-).

Seabrook Fire and Rescue in Upper Deerfield Township, New Jersey
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7. Seabrook Farms
Receiving an overall C- Grade, Seabrook Farms gets positive scores for Outdoor Activities (B+) and Commute (B). Seabrook Farms received low grades for Housing (D) and Nightlife (C).

Laurel Lake in Commercial Township, New Jersey
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8. Laurel Lake
Receiving an overall C- Grade, Laurel Lake received the highest scores for Cost of Living (B-) and Outdoor Activities (B-). Laurel Lake received low grades for Public Schools (C-) and Jobs (C-).

Despite the numerous stores already in Vineland, we know people always want more or some outlet that is not already there.  Here are some of the most popular recommendations for what could be added to the Cumberland Mall:

35 Stores and Restaurants Shoppers Would Love to See at Cumberland Mall in Vineland, NJ

Even as developed as Cumberland Mall in Vineland, New Jersey and its surrounding area may be, residents have big opinions on what its missing, and what would bring them shopping more often.

Gallery Credit: Heather DeLuca

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