Berkeley Heights, NJ Neighborhood Information

Neighborhood Facts

Town History

What is now Berkeley Heights was originally incorporated as New Providence Township on November 8, 1809, from portions of Springfield Township, while the area was still part of Essex County. New Providence Township became part of the newly-formed Union County at its creation. On November 6, 1951, the name of the township was changed to Berkeley Heights.

General Information

Town Name: Berkeley Heights
City Hall: Town Hall
Address: 29 Park Avenue, BERKELEY HEIGHTS NJ 07922
Phone Number: 908-464-2700
Land Area: 6.3 square miles
Distance to NYC: 30 miles
Town Website: http://www.berkeleyheightstwpnj.gov/
Library Website: https://unioncounty.overdrive.com/
Water Service:
Gas & Electric:

Demographics

Quick Facts

Population: 13,743
Population Density / Mile: 2,211
Median Age: 46.08
Number of Households: 4,676
Average Household Size: 2.848
Households with Children: 1,951
Median Household Income: $141,224

Population

Population: 13,743
Population Density / Mile: 2,211
Change in Population Since 2010: 2.55%
Male Population: 6,537
Female Population: 7,206
Median Age: 46.08

Population - Age Range

0-4 years: 635
5-9 years: 743
10-14 years: 911
15-19 years: 1378
20-24 years: 832
25-29 years: 677
30-34 years: 424
35-39 years: 397
40-44 years: 655
45-49 years: 1019
50-54 years: 1221
55-59 years: 1188
60-64 years: 952
65-69 years: 858
70-74 years: 639
75-79 years: 434
80-84 years: 347
85+ years: 434

Households

Number of Households: 4,676
Average Household Size: 2.848
Households with Children: 1,951
Households without Children: 1,813
Family Households: 3,764
Non-Family Households: 92

Marital Status

Never Married: 2606
Now Married: 7125
Separated: 92
Widowed: 990
Divorced: 641

Income

Median Household Income: $141,224
Average Household Income: $184,174
Per Capita Income: $64,592
Average Total Household Expenditure: $61,890

Median Income By Age

Under 25 years: $0
25-44 years: $177,825
45-64 years: $160,833
Over 64 years: $77,371

Household Income by Dollar Range

$0-$10,000 72
$10,000-$15,000 54
$15,000-$20,000 107
$20,000-$25,000 92
$25,000-$30,000 79
$30,000-$35,000 94
$35,000-$40,000 80
$40,000-$45,000 73
$45,000-$50,000 70
$50,000-$60,000 124
$60,000-$75,000 270
$75,000-$100,000 515
$100,000-$125,000 390
$125,000-$150,000 487
$150,000-$200,000 629
$200,000-$250,000 862
$250,000-$500,000 369
$500,000 up 307

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.

Level of Education

No High School: 86
Some High School: 226
High School Grad: 1655
Some College: 1101
Associate Degree: 392
Bachelors Degree: 3126
Graduate Degree: 2659

Employment

White Collar vs. Blue Collar

White Collar: 61
Blue Collar: 39

Geography

Annual Precipitation: 49.63
Average January Low Temperature: 21.5
Average January High Temperature: 38.5
Average July Low Temperature: 63.1
Average July High Temperature: 86.6

Pollution Index (Avg. = 100)

Carbon Monoxide 104
Lead 52
Nitrogen Oxide 130
Ozone 92
Particulate Matter 106
Air Pollution 97

Amenities

CATEGORIES
Attractions - Recreation 19 Locations
Automotive Services 13 Locations
Banks - Financial 44 Locations
Eating - Drinking 56 Locations
Government - Public 7 Locations
Health Care Services 77 Locations
Hospitality 5 Locations
Organizations - Associations 13 Locations
Personal Services 245 Locations
Pet Services 4 Locations
Shopping 109 Locations
Travel 5 Locations

Schools

Columbia Elementary
Governor Livingston H S Secondary
Mcmillin Early Child Cntr Elementary
Mountain Park Elementary
Thomas P. Hughes Elementary
William Woodruff Elementary

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