Why Live in Middletown
The public schools in both Middletown Township & Lincroft are highly rated. This makes Middletown a desirable place for families with children to live. Many parents and children develop social ties with other families within the community and Middletown offers many areas for children to play and results in stability within the town.
Due to its affluence, low crime, access to cultural activities, public school system, proximity to the Jersey Shore and Raritan Bayshore, and central commuting location, Middletown has been ranked several years in the Top 100 in CNNMoney.com’s Best Places to Live. Time magazine has also listed Middletown on its list of “Best Places to Live.
Middletown offers numerous options for entertainment: The Gravity Vault, which is an indoor rock climbing facility, The Monmouth Museum which presents art, history and science exhibitions. Middletown is also home of Gateway National Park on the beaches of Sandy Hook. It has over 70 municipal parks, several beaches, rolling countryside landscapes, lakeside communities and historic sites.
With more than 20 schools, 11 firehouses, multiple business centers and easy commuter access to nearby New York City by boat, rail, or bus, and now, a world class Sloan Kettering Medical Facility, it’s no wonder why Middletown has been named a top town to live in time and time again.
Middletown is home to the NY Waterway Belford Ferry. This is a convenient and desirable way to commute to and from NYC.
Residents love living in Middletown and call it a town that is “clean and friendly, filled with great homes and good people”.