Montgomery is a township situated in the New York - Newark metropolitan area, which is part of New Jersey, United States.
Montgomery is good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several louder sections, especially around one of the railway lines or the airport (Princeton Airport). Accessing parks from numerous locations within the township, like Sourland Mountain Preserve and Van Horne Park, is rather difficult since they are spread out sporadically. Still, there are a few public green spaces close by for residents to discover.
In Montgomery, most of buildings are single detached homes, and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area also has a variety of unit sizes; it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 85% of the population of this township own their home and 15% are renters. The average year of construction for dwellings in this township is 1990.
There are only a few high schools and primary schools in Montgomery and consequently they can be a rather long walk away. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. Concerning food, house buyers in Montgomery generally have to use a car to reach the nearest grocery store.
The car is usually the preferred way to move around in Montgomery. Parking is quite easy. In contrast, most homes for sale in this township are located in areas that are not very suitable for walking since most daily needs are very impractical to carry out on foot.