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Berkeley Heights Township
  • Suburb in New Jersey

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Berkeley Heights Township is a suburb of New York City with a population of 13,310. Berkeley Heights Township is in Union County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in Berkeley Heights Township offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Berkeley Heights Township there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Berkeley Heights Township and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Berkeley Heights Township are highly rated.

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About Berkeley Heights Township...
Population
13,310

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$617,500
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$2,664
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    5%
  • Own
    95%
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Berkeley Heights Township Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    0
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    22.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    7.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    88.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    264.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    73.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    6%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    34%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    33%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    15%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    12%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  12%

Working in Berkeley Heights Township

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$183,056
National
$62,843

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