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Berkeley Township
  • Suburb in New Jersey

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

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Berkeley Township is a suburb of New York City with a population of 41,963. Berkeley Township is in Ocean County. Living in Berkeley Township offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Berkeley Township there are a lot of parks. Many retirees live in Berkeley Township and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Berkeley Township are above average.

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About Berkeley Township...
Population
41,963

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$207,200
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,425
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    13%
  • Own
    87%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    37.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    23.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    7.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    80.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    453
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    16.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    7%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    42%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    41%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  11%

Working in Berkeley Township

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$54,244
National
$64,994

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