Short Hills

Short Hills, NJ Real EstateShort Hills is an unincorporated area located within the township of Millburn, in Essex County, New Jersey, United States. It is a popular commuter town for residents who work in New York City. This affluent enclave features stately, older homes as well as newer construction.

Short Hills is also home to many senior executives and controlling stockholders of some of the largest corporations in the United States and their families. The median family income is over $200,000.

Short Hills also has seven K-5 elementary schools, six are part of the Millburn Township Public Schools. Millburn’s schools are often commended for their high standards. Millburn High School was rated best public high school in the state for 2008 and 2010 by New Jersey Monthly Magazine. The survey used various objective criteria including percentage of graduates going to college, number of students in accelerated courses and average SAT scores. In addition, the school has won the Blue Ribbon Award multiple times in the past.

Though Short Hills has its own railroad station and post-office branch, it does not have an independent government. It remains today a part of the Township of Millburn, as it has been since its inception. Short Hills also has a small “downtown” area that is smaller than downtown Millburn.


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