Bernards Township, NJ Overview

Nestled in the heart of the beautiful Somerset Hills, semi-rural Bernards Township includes the communities of Basking Ridge, Liberty Corner, Lyons, and West Millington.  The township is dotted with the estates and residences of New York City executives.  Offering a rare blend of historic interest and rural ambiance, Bernards features easy access to urban amenities, an attractive setting, and unspoiled wetlands and woodlands.  In recent years, a number of businesses have settled in this area.  Recreational amenities include 300 acres of parks and preserves, athletic fields, tennis courts, and swimming pools.  Adjacent Bernardsville Borough adds a recreation center and a private golf club.

Summary

Population Growth (since 2000) 10%
Population Density (ppl / mile) 1,126.00
Household Size (ppl) 2.649
Households w/ Children 40%

Housing Stability

Annual Residential Turnover 7%
5+ Years in Residency 36%
Median Year in Residency 3.88

Housing Inventory

Bernards Township, NJ Housing Inventory 289 1,330 8,567 8,567 289 1,330 8,567

Market Overview

245 listings with an estimated median price of $759,000

Price Count
$100K - 200K 3
$200K - 300K 14
$300K - 400K 20
$400K - 500K 11
$500K - 600K 22
$600K - 700K 34
$700K - 800K 34
$800K - 900K 19
$900K - 1M 27
$1M - Max 61
Property Type Count
Single Family 178
Townhouse 1
Condo 1
Commercial 1
Rental 56
Lots and Land 3
Condo/Town/CoOp 61

(Data as of 6/25/2019)

Population Demographics

The population of the community broken down by age group. The numbers at the top of each bar indicate the number of people in the age bracket below.

Bernards Township, NJ Population Demographics

Total: 26,953

Households:9,897

Median Age: 45.38

Climate and Weather

The Temperature chart displays average high and low values for January and July, and is designed to provide an indication of both seasonal and daily temperature variability. The Weather Risk Index indicates the calculated risk of each type of weather event occurring in the future. This risk is based on historical localized storm events and weather patterns. The national average for each type of weather event equals a score of 100, so a score of 200 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Temperature (degrees F)

Bernards Township, NJ Temperature

Weather Risk

Bernards Township, NJ Weather Risk

Education

The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index below are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Education Climate Index

Bernards Township, NJ Education Climate Index

Highest Education Level Attained

Bernards Township, NJ Highest Education Level Attained 1,882 854 6,447 1,814 303 180 5,942 1,882 854 6,447 1,814 303 180 5,942

Employment and Finance

Workforce

Bernards Township, NJ Workforce

Income by dollar range (Median Income: $130,672)

Bernards Township, NJ Income by dollar range 232 195 150 147 103 148 176 258 160 407 761 997 1,050 725 2,137 907 1,239 105

Fair Market Rents

The Fair Market Rents show average gross rent estimates based on figures provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Studio
$992
One Bedroom
$1,254
Two Bedroom
$1,578
Three Bedroom
$2,025
Four Bedroom
$2,512

Smoking Ban

The Smoking Ban data indicates whether an area has a smoking ban in place for workplaces, restaurants or bars. This information represents that of the search area and may not reflect that of the whole County or State.

Workplaces
Yes
Restaurants
Yes
Bars
Yes

Crime

The Crime Index compares the risk or probability of future occurrence of certain types of crime in this community as compared to the national average. The national average for each type of crime equals a score of 1.0, so a score of 2.0 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 0.50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Bernards Township, NJ Crime

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