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Branchburg Township is a suburb of New York City with a population of 14,480. Branchburg Township is in Somerset County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in Branchburg Township offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in Branchburg Township and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Branchburg Township are highly rated.

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About Branchburg Township...
Population
14,480

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$479,100
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,546
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    9%
  • Own
    91%
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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
    6.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    13.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    6.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    89.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    433
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    48.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    19%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    27%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  12%

Working in Branchburg Township

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$138,603
National
$62,843

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