Known for being one of the top locations in the area.

Welcome to Millburn/Short Hills

With highly-rated schools, this upscale community has been a cornerstone of New Jersey.
Created in 1857, the township of Milburn has long been a gorgeous part of New Jersey pride. Within the township is the unincorporated community of Short Hills. This neighborhood, known for being one of the top locations in the area, has garnered a reputation for down-home elegance. For anyone walking down the street, the view says it all. You know you’re in Short Hills as soon as you enter the border.
With classic homes lining the roads, the mere landscape of Millburn projects an aura of class. As community events and township activities keep residents smiling, it's the food and shopping that bring everyone to the central parts of town. Few, if any, places command both respect and adulation like Short Hills within the Millburn Township.

What to Love 

  • Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary’s Stone House exhibit
  • The rich history of the Paper Mill Playhouse
  • Outdoor activities like baseball and golf at Gero Park

Local Lifestyle 

Chosen as one of the most desired places to live, Short Hills, New Jersey, has a reputation that precedes it. There are few who will argue with the town’s success. Notable for its affluent residents and high-end lifestyles, Short Hills is everything that people believe it to be and more.
From prime dining to top-notch shopping, the opportunities for a great day out in Short Hills are plenty. Whether a day at the Short Hills Mall or a night of fine dining in town, the New Jersey experience isn’t complete without a long walk through Short Hills.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Perhaps Short Hills’s most prized location is The Mall at Short Hills. Located 10 miles west of the airport, this massive collection of stores and dining experiences has been a strong part of the community for decades. 
For those seeking more unique decorative gifts, k+co goods has everyone covered. The special orders and hard-to-find products make this a treasure within the neighborhood. Locations like this are what give Short Hills such a solid standing among even the most elite of shoppers.
When it comes to dining, the choices in Milburn’s Short Hills are abundant. For a classic burger in an unforgettable ambiance, there’s the rustic flair of the Millburn Standard. If Italian food sounds more enticing, there’s always the Basilico for high-end dining or the delectable pies at Vinnie’s Pan Pizza.

Things to Do

For those wanting an adventurous view of New Jersey, Short Hills presents the South Mountain Reservation. At over 2,000 acres of hiking land, this serene setting allows visitors to take in nature, enjoy the view, and get lost in life for a while.
In many ways, Greenwood Gardens has the same outlook. This historic piece of New Jersey real estate stands tall with finely manicured grounds and a bevy of wildlife. Easily one of Milburn’s most stunning landscapes, the Gardens has a flair all its own.
The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and its famous Stone House are great examples of New Jersey’s appreciation for animals. With birds, lizards, and other animals walking the grounds, those eager to be one with nature will have no problem finding their place in Millburn.
When it comes to parks, there are two prime choices in Millburn/Short Hills. Both Taylor Park and the nearby Gero Park offer ponds, rose gardens, fields, and even a newly renovated municipal community pool. It’s part of what makes life in the area so perfect.


Short Hills schooling falls under the Millburn Township School District. As of 2022, the district has an A+ rating and nearly 5,000 students.
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14,500 people live in MILLBURN/SHORT HILLS, where the median age is 41.4 and the average individual income is $136,043. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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41.4 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for MILLBURN/SHORT HILLS, NJ

MILLBURN/SHORT HILLS has 4,561 households, with an average household size of 3.18. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in MILLBURN/SHORT HILLS do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 14,500 people call MILLBURN/SHORT HILLS home. The population density is 2,758.38 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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The following schools are within or nearby MILLBURN/SHORT HILLS. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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The Winston School
2nd - 8th
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St Rose Of Lima Academy
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The Pingry Lower School
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The Montessori Childrens Academy
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