Netcong is a borough situated in the New York - Newark metropolitan area, which is part of New Jersey, United States.
There is a good selection of green spaces in Netcong. There are a few parks nearby for residents to visit, making them easy to reach. This borough remains relatively quiet, thanks to the presence of very few pedestrians.
In Netcong, many of buildings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes are also present in the housing stock. This part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area has a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The population residing in this borough is evenly split between owners and renters. The average year of construction for properties in this borough is 1963.
In the majority of cases, a car is needed in this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area to access the closest grocery store. Nevertheless, getting to the closest pharmacy and therefore some basic food items is generally convenient. There are also a limited number of choices for those who appreciate restaurants and cafes within walking distance. With respect to education, primary as well as high schools are straightforward to reach on foot from any location in Netcong. Locals can choose between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.
A car is a great medium of transportation in Netcong. It is especially convenient to find a place to park, and the majority of real estate listings are a very short drive from the nearest highway, such as US Highway 206. However, the public transit system in Netcong is fairly poor. Nevertheless, it is easy to find a nearby train station, including the Netcong Station with access to the Montclair-Boonton Line and Morris & Essex Line, from the bulk of residences in the borough. There are no bus routes crossing the borough. Netcong is not very well-suited for walking as few daily errands can be run without needing to use a car.