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: 14,082
Population Density / Mile: 2,266
Median Age: 46.35
Number of Households: 4,796
Average Household Size: 2.848
Households with Children: 1,934
Median Household Income: $147,606

Population

Population: 14,082
Population Density / Mile: 2,266
Change in Population Since 2010: 5.08%
Male Population: 6,703
Female Population: 7,379
Median Age: 46.35

Population - Age Range

0-4 years: 621
5-9 years: 729
10-14 years: 891
15-19 years: 1380
20-24 years: 917
25-29 years: 793
30-34 years: 456
35-39 years: 408
40-44 years: 583
45-49 years: 983
50-54 years: 1221
55-59 years: 1240
60-64 years: 1026
65-69 years: 891
70-74 years: 704
75-79 years: 462
80-84 years: 352
85+ years: 427

Households

Number of Households: 4,796
Average Household Size: 2.848
Households with Children: 1,934
Households without Children: 1,914
Family Households: 3,848
Non-Family Households: 109

Marital Status

Never Married: 2614
Now Married: 7488
Separated: 80
Widowed: 924
Divorced: 735

Income

Median Household Income: $147,606
Average Household Income: $194,222
Per Capita Income: $68,137
Average Total Household Expenditure: $63,695

Median Income By Age

Under 25 years: $0
25-44 years: $184,144
45-64 years: $154,953
Over 64 years: $82,541

Household Income by Dollar Range

$0-$10,000 77
$10,000-$15,000 50
$15,000-$20,000 86
$20,000-$25,000 22
$25,000-$30,000 91
$30,000-$35,000 80
$35,000-$40,000 78
$40,000-$45,000 75
$45,000-$50,000 99
$50,000-$60,000 145
$60,000-$75,000 265
$75,000-$100,000 530
$100,000-$125,000 381
$125,000-$150,000 463
$150,000-$200,000 1177
$200,000-$250,000 659
$250,000-$500,000 284
$500,000 up 233

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: 99
Some High School: 253
High School Grad: 1660
Some College: 1085
Associate Degree: 439
Bachelors Degree: 3028
Graduate Degree: 2980

Employment

White Collar vs. Blue Collar

White Collar: 60
Blue Collar: 40

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 18 Locations
Automotive Services 16 Locations
Banks - Financial 43 Locations
Eating - Drinking 53 Locations
Government - Public 7 Locations
Health Care Services 80 Locations
Hospitality 4 Locations
Organizations - Associations 12 Locations
Personal Services 248 Locations
Pet Services 4 Locations
Shopping 100 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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