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Bernardsville, NJ Community Information

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History:

Bernardsville was originally a section of Bernards Township known as Vealtown. In 1840, Vealtown became Bernardsville, named after Sir Francis Bernard, Colonial governor of New Jersey from 1758 to 1760. Nestled in the northern most part of Somerset County, just 12 miles south of Morristown, this rustic community sits in some of the last vestiges of the Great Eastern Forest. After the Civil War, many wealthy and prominent New Yorkers moved into the area, first as summer visitors, then as permanent residents of the Bernardsville Mountain. The Gladstone Branch railroad line was built through Bernardsville in 1872 and played an important role in the borough's development. Bernardsville did not become an independent municipality until 1924, when it split from Bernards Township.

General Information:

Town Name: BERNARDSVILLE
City Hall: Borough Hall
Address: 166 Mine Brook Road, BERNARDSVILLE NJ 07924
Phone Number: 908-766-3000
Land Area: 12.9
Distance to NYC: 43 miles
Town Website: http://www.bernardsvilleboro.org
Library Website: http://www.bernardsvillelibrary.org/
Water Service:
Gas & Electric:
  • Quick Facts
    Population: 7,760 Population Density / Mile: 596
    Median Age: 43.32 Number of Households: 2,702
    Average Household Size: 2.87 Households with Children: 990
    Median Household Income: $136,137
  • Population
    Population: 7,760 Population Density / Mile: 596
    % Change in Population Since 2010: 4.79% Male Population: 3,846
    Female Population: 3,914 Median Age: 43.32
  • Households
    Number of Households: 2,702 Average Household Size: 2.87
    Households with Children: 990 Households without Children: 1,161
    Family Households: 2,152 Non-Family Households: 37
  • Income
    Median Household Income: $136,137 Average Household Income: $202,553
    Per Capita Income: $70,579 Average Total Household Expenditure: $64,053
  • Education
    Educational Climate Index: 4

    1 = Low, 5 = High

    The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

  • Employment
Annual Precipitation: 49.38 Average January Low Temperature: 18.68
Average January High Temperature: 37.18 Average July Low Temperature: 61.14
Average July High Temperature: 84.48  
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ATTRACTIONS - RECREATION  29 Locations
AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES  11 Locations
BANKS - FINANCIAL  47 Locations
EATING - DRINKING  43 Locations
GOVERNMENT - PUBLIC  5 Locations
HEALTH CARE SERVICES  91 Locations
HOSPITALITY  3 Locations
ORGANIZATIONS - ASSOCIATIONS  10 Locations
PERSONAL SERVICES  243 Locations
PET SERVICES  4 Locations
SHOPPING  114 Locations
TRAVEL  9 Locations
School Information:
BERNARDS HIGH SCHOOL Details/Map
BERNARDSVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL Details/Map
MARION T BEDWELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Details/Map
New Jersey School Performance Reports:
Bedwell Elem School (Elementary School) View Report
Bernards High (Secondary School) View Report
Bernardsville Middle Sch (Elementary School) View Report

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Bernardsville, NJ Community Information

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