Bradley Gardens, New Jersey

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Population in 2010: 14,206.
Males: 6,758  (47.6%)
Females: 7,448  (52.4%)
Median resident age:  40.9 years
New Jersey median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 08807.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $104,478
Bradley Gardens:

$104,478
NJ:

$76,126

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $51,526

Bradley Gardens CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $422,800
Bradley Gardens:

$422,800
NJ:

$328,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $468,744; Detached houses: $529,127; Townhouses or other attached units: $439,436; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $201,365; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $229,488

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,853.

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  • Races in Bradley Gardens, NJ (2010)

    Bradley Gardens races chart
    • 8,51659.9%White alone
    • 4,46831.5%Asian alone
    • 7135.0%Hispanic
    • 2711.9%Black alone
    • 2051.4%Two or more races
    • 200.1%Other race alone
    • 110.08%American Indian alone
    • 20.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Bradley Gardens detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bradley Gardens: 122.7 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (12.4%), Irish (3.5%), American (3.1%), Polish (3.0%), German (2.0%), Palestinian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 60 feet

Bradley Gardens,NJ real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Bradley Gardens:

  • High school or higher: 95.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 59.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 29.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bradley Gardens CDP:

  • Never married: 29.3%
  • Now married: 57.5%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

4,423 residents are foreign born (4.3% Europe, 3.4% Latin America).

This place:

30.5%
New Jersey:

21.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $7,699 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $8,802 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Edison, NJ (14.6 miles , pop. 97,687).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Staten Island, NY (27.0 miles , pop. 443,728).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Brooklyn, NY (37.4 miles , pop. 2,465,326).

Nearest cities: Raritan borough, NJ (1.0 miles ), Somerville borough, NJ (1.6 miles ), Green Knoll, NJ (1.8 miles ), Manville borough, NJ (1.9 miles ), Weston, NJ (2.0 miles ), Finderne, NJ (2.0 miles ), Zarephath, NJ (2.1 miles) , Millstone borough, NJ (2.4 miles ).

Latitude: 40.56 N, Longitude: 74.66 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 908

Bradley Gardens household income distribution Bradley Gardens home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
New Jersey:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (15%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Bradley Gardens: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Tornado activity:

Bradley Gardens-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Jersey state average. It is 21% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1990, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the Bradley Gardens place center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 18.3 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bradley Gardens-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 74.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 235.0 miles away from Bradley Gardens center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 275.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 23.9 miles away from Bradley Gardens center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 306.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Somerset County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 6, Heavy Rains: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Bradley Gardens:

  • COMMUNITY VNA (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; SOMERVILLE, NJ)
  • SOMERSET MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; SOMERVILLE, NJ)
  • FRIENDS RETIREMENT CONCEPTS (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BRIDGEWATER, NJ)
  • N J EASTERN STAR HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BRIDGEWATER, NJ)
  • BRIDGEWAY CARE AND REHAB CENTER AT HILLSBOROUGH (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HILLSBOROUGH, NJ)
  • FOOTHILL ACRES REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HILLSBOROUGH, NJ)
  • EAST MOUNTAIN HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 7 miles away; BELLE MEAD, NJ)

Amtrak stations near Bradley Gardens:

  • 12 miles: NEW BRUNSWICK (FRENCH & ALBANY STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: PRINCETON JUNCTION (WALLACE RD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: METROPARK (ISELIN, 100 MIDDLESEX-ESSEX TPK.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bradley Gardens:

  • Raritan Valley Community College (about 5 miles; Branchburg, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 5,735)
  • Rutgers University-New Brunswick (about 12 miles; New Brunswick, NJ; FT enrollment: 39,388)
  • Princeton University (about 15 miles; Princeton, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,897)
  • Middlesex County College (about 16 miles; Edison, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,849)
  • Drew University (about 19 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham (about 19 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,690)
  • Union County College (about 20 miles; Cranford, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,148)

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Notable locations in Bradley Gardens: Bradley Gardens First Aid and Rescue Squad (A), Country Hills Fire Company Station 1 (B), Bradley Gardens Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Bradley Gardens: Holy Trinity Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Bradley Gardens include: Duke Island Park (1), North Branch Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Somerset County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 87.0. This is about average.

City:

87.0
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.338. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.338
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 6.20. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.20
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.636. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.636
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 20.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.74. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.74
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 3.6%
(3.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.9% for Black residents, 12.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.9%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.5%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Bradley Gardens in 2010:

  • 123 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 12 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
New Jersey average:

12.6

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bradley Gardens CDP (based on Somerset County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic98,95129
Mainline Protestant27,47268
Other15,07833
Evangelical Protestant13,15853
Orthodox1,2006
Black Protestant1,0767
None166,509-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 69
Somerset County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 53
Somerset County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Somerset County:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 256
Here:

7.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.7%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Somerset County:

20.4%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

24.0%
State:

18.0%

6.34% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($81,289 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.34%
New Jersey average:

5.08%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,242 average AGI)
Somerset County:

0.05%
New Jersey average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Middlesex County, NJ  1.65% ($64,341 average AGI)
from Union County, NJ  0.80% ($69,150)
from Morris County, NJ  0.41% ($127,837)


6.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($76,398 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.95%
New Jersey average:

5.65%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,502 average AGI)
Somerset County:

0.11%
New Jersey average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Middlesex County, NJ  1.37% ($51,397 average AGI)
to Union County, NJ  0.55% ($54,267)
to Hunterdon County, NJ  0.35% ($87,807)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bradley Gardens:

  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWTR (1170 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BRIDGEWATER, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WHWH (1350 AM; 10 kW; PRINCETON, NJ; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WTTM (1680 AM; 10 kW; PRINCETON, NJ; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bradley Gardens:

  • WAWZ (99.1 FM; ZAREPHATH, NJ; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WMGQ (98.3 FM; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WKXW-FM (101.5 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM CENTRAL NEW JERSEY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WNJT-FM (88.1 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BRD/CST AUTHORITY)
  • WCVH (90.5 FM; FLEMINGTON, NJ; Owner: HUNTERDON CENTRAL H. S. BD. OF EDUC.)
  • WPRB (103.3 FM; PRINCETON, NJ; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • W245AC (96.9 FM; HARMONY TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bradley Gardens:

  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W36AS (Channel 36; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNJN (Channel 50; MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CNG AUTHORITY)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W54CZ (Channel 54; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)

Bradley Gardens compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Bradley Gardens on our top lists:

  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Management of companies and enterprises (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in India (population 500+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in South Central Asia (population 500+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Jordan (population 500+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Computer and mathematical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (population 500+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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