Learn more about Berkeley Heights
Berkeley Heights is a township in Union County located in northern-central New Jersey, the township is nestled within the Raritan Valley region in the New York metropolitan area.
Berkeley Heights was originally incorporated as New Providence Township by the New Jersey Legislature on November 8, 1809, from portions of Springfield Township, while the area was still part of Essex County. The township has been ranked as one of the state’s highest-income communities.
Based on data from the American Community Survey for 2013–2017, township residents had a median household income of $147,614, ranked 15th in the state among municipalities with more than 10,000 residents, almost double the statewide median of $76,475. As per Money Magazine’s 2013 Best Places to Live rankings, Berkeley Heights was ranked 6th in the nation, the highest among the three places in New Jersey included in the top 50 list. The magazine’s 2007 list had the township ranked 45th out of a potential 2,800 places in the United States.
As of the 2010 United States Census, the township’s population was 13,183, reflecting a decline of 224 (-1.7%) from the 13,407 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 1,427 (+11.9%) from the 11,980 counted in the 1990 Census.
Welcome to the beautiful area of Berkeley Heights! As of the latest US census, around 13,211 call this area home and around 90% are homeowners. With an average age of 45, the residents of Berkeley Heights are well established, with many growing families of all ages. However, during weekends and holidays, you can see a lot more activity and excitement. Over the recent months roughly 54 homes have been sold with an average sold price of $616,443. That is a decrease of $68,066 from the previous period.
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