West Windsor

West Windsor Township, situated on 26.271 square miles in Mercer County, is part of the New York metropolitan area and Philadelphia metropolitan area. As of the 2010 Census, the township's population was 27,165. 

West Windsor is frequently ranked among the wealthiest and highest income municipalities in New Jersey. In 2008, Forbes listed West Windsor as the 15th most affluent neighborhood in the U.S. NJ.com listed the township as the 9th wealthiest in the state in its January 2018 article "The 19 wealthiest towns in New Jersey, ranked."

AOL/NeighborhoodScout named West Windsor in 2009 as the best neighborhood to raise children because of its school district (top 7% in New Jersey, top 3% nationwide), prevailing family type (families with school-aged children), and neighborhood safety (safer than 97% of neighborhoods). As of January 2018 the township's population was the second most educated in the state of New Jersey, according to an analysis by NJ.com. The percent of residents with a bachelor's degree or higher was 81.7%, with 48% of residents holding advanced graduate or professional degrees.

Richard J. Coffee Mercer County Park has athletic fields, a dog park, picnic grounds, a newly renovated boathouse and marina on Mercer Lake, bike trails and an ice skating rink that is home to the Mercer Bulldogs special hockey team. The West Windsor Community Park is a 123-acre public park which serves as the primary park for active recreation. Facilities include a playground, jogging/bicycling paths, basketball courts, dog parks, a skate park and tennis courts. The park is also home to the West Windsor Waterworks Family Aquatics Center. Duck Pond Park is a 123-acre park has lighted soccer fields as well as tennis, volleyball and basketball courts, a playground, picnic areas, an amphitheater, and a fishing pond.

West Windsor Township and Plainsboro Township are part of a combined school district, the West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District, which serves students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade from the two communities in four elementary schools, two upper elementary schools, two middle schools and two high schools.


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