SAYREVILLE - According to, Sayreville is considered the best place in New Jersey for young families.

The Middlesex County community scored high marks for its schools, reasonable housing costs and increases in income of its residents.

Residents agree. "Everyone here seems to be pretty genuine and when the storm hit, you know, everyone was a little closer together," says Sean Murphy.

Ridgewood, Fair Lawn, Westfield and Old Bridge rounded out the top five towns.