Berkeley Heights, New Jersey

Submit your own pictures of this place and show them to the world

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in July 2007: 13,319.
Males: 6,347  (47.7%)
Females: 6,972  (52.3%)
Median resident age:

39.7 years
New Jersey median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 07922.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $150,513 (it was $107,716 in 2000)
Berkeley Heights:

$150,513
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $64,373 (it was $43,981 in 2000)

Berkeley Heights CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $647,272 (it was $324,600 in 2000)
Berkeley Heights:

$647,272
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $449,444; detached houses: $473,550; townhouses or other attached units: $308,750; in 2-unit structures: $316,192; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $297,046; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $345,231; mobile homes: $619,496
March 2019 cost of living index in Berkeley Heights: 131.7 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2016 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Berkeley Heights, NJ (2000)
    • 11,61186.6%White alone
    • 1,0557.9%Asian alone
    • 4943.7%Hispanic
    • 1431.1%Black alone
    • 760.6%Two or more races
    • 180.1%Other race alone
    • 100.07%American Indian alone

Races in Berkeley Heights detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Crime rates in Berkeley Heights by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.6)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(29.3)
4
(29.5)
3
(22.2)
4
(30.0)
2
(15.0)
1
(7.4)
2
(15.1)
1
(7.5)
1
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.3)
3
(22.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
4
(29.3)
8
(58.9)
9
(66.6)
15
(112.5)
21
(157.5)
19
(140.5)
5
(37.8)
16
(120.1)
9
(66.9)
13
(95.6)
8
(59.0)
10
(73.2)
14
(102.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
51
(373.7)
76
(559.6)
68
(503.1)
66
(494.9)
65
(487.4)
80
(591.6)
64
(483.9)
84
(630.7)
77
(572.4)
43
(316.1)
73
(538.8)
61
(446.8)
38
(278.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(44.0)
2
(14.7)
6
(44.4)
6
(45.0)
4
(30.0)
3
(22.2)
3
(22.7)
3
(22.5)
3
(22.3)
3
(22.1)
8
(59.0)
2
(14.6)
8
(58.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)26.435.832.837.338.236.826.839.230.921.136.330.033.3

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Click on a table row to update graph
City-data.com crime index in Berkeley Heights, NJ

Crime rate in Berkeley Heights detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 33 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
New Jersey average:

3.55
Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.
Berkeley Heights, NJ forum
Recent posts about Berkeley Heights, New Jersey on our local forum with over 2,200,000 registered users. Berkeley Heights is mentioned 1,058 times on our forum:
Berkeley Heights schools  (3 replies)
Berkeley Heights schools  (3 replies)
Berkeley Heights vs Short Hills  (4 replies)
Where to live near Morristown and Berkeley Heights with top schools  (12 replies)
Berkeley Heights help  (2 replies)
Is the NYC commute from x/y/z REALLY better?  (50 replies)

Latest news from Berkeley Heights, NJ collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: Italian (25.4%), Irish (22.5%), German (17.3%), English (9.0%), Polish (5.7%), Russian (4.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 11/08/1809

Elevation: 220 feet

Land area: 6.26 square miles.

Population density: 2,127 people per square mile   (low).

Berkeley Heights, New Jersey map

1,855 residents are foreign born (5.6% Asia, 5.2% Europe, 2.6% Latin America).

This place:

13.8%
New Jersey:

17.5%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Berkeley Heights CDP:

1.8% ($5,957)
New Jersey:

2.4% ($4,047)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NJ (8.5 miles , pop. 54,405).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (13.4 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (24.7 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities:

New Providence borough, NJ (1.5 miles ),
Watchung borough, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Woodland Park borough, NJ (1.8 miles ),
Fanwood borough, NJ (1.8 miles ),
North Plainfield borough, NJ (1.9 miles ),
Mountainside borough, NJ (2.0 miles ),
Scotch Plains, NJ (2.0 miles ),
Plainfield, NJ (2.1 miles )

Latitude: 40.68 N, Longitude: 74.43 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +368 (+2.7%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,062 (17.5%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 908

Distribution of median household income in Berkeley Heights, NJ in 2017
Berkeley Heights satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Most common industries in Berkeley Heights, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (13.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.4%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Chemicals (4.6%)
  • Construction (4.1%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (15.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.8%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.5%)
  • Chemicals (4.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.7%)
  • Health care (13.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.6%)
  • Chemicals (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Berkeley Heights, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Computer specialists (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (9.3%)
  • Computer specialists (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Top executives (4.1%)
  • Other financial specialists (4.0%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4.0%)
  • Computer specialists (4.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.9%)

Average climate in Berkeley Heights, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Berkeley Heights, New Jersey average temperatures Berkeley Heights, New Jersey average precipitation Berkeley Heights, New Jersey humidity Berkeley Heights, New Jersey wind speed Berkeley Heights, New Jersey snowfall Berkeley Heights, New Jersey sunshine Berkeley Heights, New Jersey clear and cloudy days

Berkeley Heights, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 92.7. This is worse than average.

City:

92.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.355. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.355
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 13.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.4
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.324. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.324
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 26.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.26. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.26
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00543. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00543
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Berkeley Heights-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 29% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the Berkeley Heights place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 19.3 miles away from the place center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

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 226.6 miles away from Berkeley Heights center
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 87.9 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 266.0 miles away from the city 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 86.4 miles away from Berkeley Heights 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 35.8 miles away from Berkeley Heights 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 316.0 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 Union County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 10

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

Main business address for: GENTA INC DE/ (BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS (NO DIAGNOSTIC SUBSTANCES)).

Hospitals and medical centers in Berkeley Heights:

  • BERKELEY HEIGHTS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (35 COTTAGE STREET)
  • BERKELEY MEADOWS (311 SPRINGFIELD AVENUE)
  • JOHN E RUNNELLS HOSPITAL (VALLEY RD PLAINFIELD AVE)
  • RUNNELLS SPECIALIZED HOSPITAL (40 WATCHUNG WAY)

Amtrak stations near Berkeley Heights:

  • 10 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.
  • 13 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 13 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Berkeley Heights:

  • Drew University (about 6 miles; Madison, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • Union County College (about 6 miles; Cranford, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,148)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham (about 7 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,690)
  • Kean University (about 11 miles; Union, NJ; FT enrollment: 12,648)
  • Seton Hall University (about 11 miles; South Orange, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,742)
  • Rutgers University-New Brunswick (about 13 miles; New Brunswick, NJ; FT enrollment: 39,388)
  • Middlesex County College (about 13 miles; Edison, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,849)

Public high school in Berkeley Heights:

Public elementary/middle school in Berkeley Heights:

  • MARY KAY MCMILLIN EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER (Location: 651 MOUNTAIN AVENUE, Grades: PK-1)
See full list of schools located in Berkeley Heights

Library in Berkeley Heights:

  • BERKELEY HEIGHTS FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,178,201; Location: 290 PLAINFIELD AVENUE; 86,235 books; 5,944 audio materials; 5,006 video materials; 9 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 7 other licensed databases; 201 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

Click to draw/clear place borders

Notable locations in Berkeley Heights: Camp Lyon (A), Berkeley Heights Station (B), Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad (C), Berkeley Heights Rescue Squad (D), Berkeley Heights Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Berkeley Heights: GENTA INC DE/ (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Berkeley Heights: Diamond Hill Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Saint Mary's Roman Catholic Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Courts: Berkeley Heights Township - Planning Board- Violations Bureau & Municipal Court- Municipal Off (29 Park Avenue), Berkeley Heights Township - Municipal Offices- Violations Bureau & Municipal C (29 Park Avenue).

Birthplace of: Bertha Runkle - Novelist and playwright, Peter Sagal - Game show host, Jerry Ragonese - Lacrosse player.

Union County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Berkeley Heights and their reported violations in the past:

KNOLLWOOD (Serves PA, Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-30-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-23-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-23-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-30-2013)
Average household size:
This place:

2.9 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

83.0%
Whole state:

70.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

1.9%
Whole state:

4.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

2.1%
Whole state:

8.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

0.8%
Whole state:

4.2%

People in group quarters in Berkeley Heights in 2000:

  • 299 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 146 people in nursing homes
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Berkeley Heights (2011 data):

  • Hilltop Community Bank: Berkeley Heights Branch at 555 Springfield Avenue, branch established on 1999/03/03. Info updated 2008/12/22: Bank assets: $165.3 mil, Deposits: $137.1 mil, headquarters in Summit, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Hilltop Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Berkeley Heights Branch at 331 Springfield Avenue, branch established on 2003/08/02. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Bank of America, National Association: Berkeley Heights Branch at 145 Snyder Avenue, branch established on 1969/12/17. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Investors Bank: 441 Springfield Avenue Branch at 441 Springfield Avenue, branch established on 1891/01/01. Info updated 2012/02/27: Bank assets: $10,674.9 mil, Deposits: $7,419.7 mil, headquarters in Short Hills, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 86 total offices, Holding Company: Investors Bancorp, Mhc
  • Union Center National Bank: Berkeley Heights Branch at 512 Springfield Avenue, branch established on 1992/06/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,432.2 mil, Deposits: $1,123.5 mil, headquarters in Union, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Center Bancorp, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Berkeley Heights Branch at 350 Springfield Avenue, branch established on 1952/11/03. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Berkeley Heights:

Marital status in Berkeley Heights, NJ
  • Never married: 17.7%
  • Now married: 70.1%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 4.8%

For population 25 years and over in Berkeley Heights:

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 52.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
New Jersey average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Berkeley Heights:

(Berkeley Heights, New Jersey Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Berkeley Heights, NJ (based on Union County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic247,24044
Mainline Protestant35,313109
Evangelical Protestant30,123129
Other28,70752
Black Protestant7,85838
Orthodox5,71710
None181,541-
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: 155
This county:

2.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 94
Union County:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
This county:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 385
This county:

7.38 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.3%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Union County:

21.1%
New Jersey:

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

21.4%
New Jersey:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

53.3%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

49.8%
New Jersey:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Berkeley Heights:

27.9
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Berkeley Heights:

19.2%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Berkeley Heights:

11.0%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Berkeley Heights:

33.8%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

57.4%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.2%
State:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Berkeley Heights, NJ Residents

5.67% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($83,496 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($791 average AGI)
Union County:

0.03%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Essex County, NJ  1.22% ($84,799 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, NJ  0.73% ($59,520)
from Hudson County, NJ  0.62% ($104,187)


6.29% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($75,198 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,676 average AGI)
Union County:

0.05%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Middlesex County, NJ  0.95% ($56,040 average AGI)
to Essex County, NJ  0.86% ($49,843)
to Somerset County, NJ  0.48% ($77,768)
Businesses in Berkeley Heights, NJ
NameCountNameCount
Curves1Stop & Shop1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts1True Value1
FedEx2UPS4
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Walgreens2
Pizza Hut1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Berkeley Heights:

  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WJDM (1530 AM; 10 kW; ELIZABETH, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP)
  • WMTR (1250 AM; 7 kW; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Berkeley Heights:

  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WAWZ (99.1 FM; ZAREPHATH, NJ; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • 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.)
  • WFME (94.7 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Berkeley Heights:

  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • W54CZ (Channel 54; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W36AS (Channel 36; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WMBC-TV (Channel 63; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Berkeley Heights fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 98ft / 30.2mTotal length
  • $5,106,000Total costs
  • 296,654Total average daily traffic
  • 23,197Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Berkeley Heights, NJ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 51960-1969
  • 51980-1989
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Berkeley Heights, NJ

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Berkeley Heights, NJ)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • BERKELEY HEIGHTS, Circleview Avenue (Lat: 40.667500 Lon: -74.419194), Type: Mast, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQRJ440,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11405.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 6725.00 MHz, 6785.00 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 6725.00 MHz, 6785.00 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 05/28/2013, Expiration Date: 05/28/2023, Certifier: Steve Hunt, Registrant: New Line Networks LLC, 600 W Chicago Ave, Ste 840, Chicago, IL 60654, Phone: (312) 244-3406, Fax: (773) 913-0473, Email:
  • DMDNJ004, 110 Cricle View Avenue (Lat: 40.667167 Lon: -74.417722), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 55.5 m, Call Sign: WQVB204,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11685.0 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, Grant Date: 12/11/2014, Expiration Date: 12/11/2024, Cancellation Date: 09/05/2017, Certifier: Jason Vopni, Registrant: Hogan Lovells Us LLP, 555 13th Street Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 637-5795, Email:
  • BERKELEY HTS, Southern End Of Circle View Rd (Lat: 40.666778 Lon: -74.417917), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WEF961, Licensee ID: L00288741,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6675.00 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, Grant Date: 04/11/2019, Expiration Date: 04/28/2029, Certifier: Steven F Lux, Registrant: Felhc, Inc, 76 South Main Street, Akron, OH 44308, Phone: (330) 436-2208, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Berkeley Heights)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: RAYTHEON AIRCRAFT COMPANY B200 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 11, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: Turbo-prop
    N-Number: 633HC , Serial Number: BB1852, Certificate Issue Date: 08/23/2007
    Registrant (LLC): Zenaida Aviation LLC, 400 Connell Dr Ste 5100, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7614J , Serial Number: 28R-31006, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 10/21/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 11/15/2005
    Registrant (Corporation): N7614j Air Corp, C/O Lorraine Denby / 84 Rutgers Ave, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
  • Aircraft: DJI PHANTOM 2 VISION + (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 666QC , Serial Number: PH645358857, Certificate Issue Date: 10/02/2015
    Registrant (Corporation): Connell Co, 200 Connell Dr, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/12/2019
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4165 SERIES (165 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9622K , Serial Number: 1082622, Year manufactured: 1947
    Registrant (Individual): Aaron J Newman, 111 Oakland St, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 11/21/2017

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$439,538111$409,243488$334,10912$225,0006$314,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$512,0008$464,25032$332,6251$117,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$010$434,20093$363,23714$125,6432$348,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$434,0008$422,87580$346,0754$276,2501$270,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$503,0000$011$336,4551$21,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0382.01 , 0382.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$439,5455$456,600
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$415,5001$396,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$04$438,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$483,0003$432,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$384,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0382.01 , 0382.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Berkeley Heights, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Berkeley Heights, NJ - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Berkeley Heights, NJ
  • 87.9%Utility gas
  • 10.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Electricity
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Berkeley Heights, NJ
  • 84.6%Utility gas
  • 12.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.5%Electricity


Berkeley Heights compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Berkeley Heights on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: apparel, fabrics, and notions merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: drugs, sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: chemicals (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: social scientists and related workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: accountants and auditors (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere (population 1,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: media and communication equipment workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: financial managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: leather and allied products (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: broadcasting and telecommunications (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: health and personal care, except drug, stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: broadcasting and telecommunications (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: water transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking railroad to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Costa Rica (population 500+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: chemicals (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
There are 16 pilots and 9 other airmen in this city.
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Sarat Puthenpura (38)
  • Kadangode K. Ramakrishnan (34)
  • Shalini Yajnik (34)
  • Young Kai Chen (27)
  • Carsten Lund (23)
  • Man F. Yan (22)
  • Robert J. Hall (20)
  • Mahmoud Rasras (18)
  • Shi-Shen Yau (14)
  • Aref Chowdhury (13)

Total of 635 patent applications in 2008-2020.