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Population (year 2000): 13,407
Males: 6,389 (47.7%), Females: 7,018 (52.3%)

Median resident age: 39.7 years
Median household income: $107,716 (year 2000)
Median house value: $324,900 (year 2000)

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Races in Berkeley Heights:

  • White Non-Hispanic (86.6%)
  • Chinese (4.1%)
  • Hispanic (3.7%)
  • Asian Indian (2.1%)
  • Black (1.1%)
  • Korean (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

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

New! Heights, New Jersey forum

Elevation: 220 feet

Land area: 6.3 square miles

Berkeley

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: 30.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Berkeley Heights CDP

  • Never married: 17.7%
  • Now married: 70.1%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 4.8%

13.8% Foreign born (5.6% Asia, 5.2% Europe, 2.6% Latin America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NJ Edison, (10.2 miles pop. 97,687).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NJ Newark, (17.3 miles pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (35.2 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Providence, NJ (2.4 miles New NJ Watchung, (2.8 miles Plainfield, NJ (3.8 miles North NJ (3.9 miles Fanwood, NJ (4.4 miles Plainfield, Plains, NJ Scotch (4.7 miles NJ (5.1 miles Mountainside, NJ Chatham, (5.3 miles

Latitude: 40.68 N, Longitude: 74.43 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 908


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.9%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (15.6%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (15.4%), Manufacturing (12.2%).

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

Crime in Berkeley Heights (1999):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 rape (7.6 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 2 assaults (15.1 per 100,000)
  • 6 burglaries (45.4 per 100,000)
  • 53 thefts (400.8 per 100,000)
  • 4 auto thefts (30.3 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 27.3 (higher means more crime, US average = 339.3)

Average climate in Berkeley Heights, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Berkeley Heights-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 23% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.8 miles away from the Berkeley Heights city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 tornado 23.2 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


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


Hospital/medical center in Berkeley Heights:
  • RUNNELLS SPECIALIZED HOSP-UNION CO (40 WATCHUNG WAY)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Berkeley Heights:
  • CHILDRENS SPECIALIZED HOSP (about 6 miles; MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ)
  • SUMMIT HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; SUMMIT, NJ)
  • UNIVERSITY BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE (about 9 miles; PISCATAWAY, NJ)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Berkeley Heights:
  • NEWARK LIBERTY INTL (about 19 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: EWR)
  • TETERBORO (about 29 miles; TETERBORO, NJ; ID: TEB)
  • PORT AUTH-DWNTN-MANHATTAN/WALL ST (about 30 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Berkeley Heights:
  • MORRISTOWN MUNI (about 8 miles; MORRISTOWN, NJ; ID: MMU)
  • LINDEN (about 15 miles; LINDEN, NJ; ID: LDJ)
  • CENTRAL JERSEY REGIONAL (about 16 miles; MANVILLE, NJ; ID: 47N)

Amtrak stations near Berkeley Heights:
  • 11 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: 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.
  • 17 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Berkeley Heights:
  • DREW UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; MADISON, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 2,133)
  • UNION COUNTY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; CRANFORD, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,856)
  • KEAN UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; UNION, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,627)
  • SETON HALL UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; SOUTH ORANGE, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,509)
  • RUTGERS UNIVERSITY-NEW BRUNSWICK (about 14 miles; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; FT enrollment: 30,649)
  • COUNTY COLLEGE OF MORRIS (about 16 miles; RANDOLPH, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,202)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE (about 16 miles; NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,897)
Public high school in Berkeley Heights:
  • GOVERNOR LIVINGSTON H S (Students: 953; Location: 175 WATCHUNG BOULEVARD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Berkeley Heights:
  • COLUMBIA (Students: 582; Location: 345 PLAINFIELD AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • EARLY CHILD CNT-HAMIL TER (Students: 407; Location: 651 MOUNTAIN AVENUE; Grades: PK - 01)
  • THOMAS P. HUGHES (Students: 294; Location: 446 SNYDER AVE; Grades: 02 - 05)
  • MOUNTAIN PARK (Students: 275; Location: 55 FAIRFAX DR; Grades: 02 - 05)
  • WILLIAM WOODRUFF (Students: 248; Location: BRIARWOOD DR WEST; Grades: 02 - 05)
Library in Berkeley Heights:
  • BERKELEY HEIGHTS FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $693,018; Location: 290 PLAINFIELD AVENUE; 81,598 books; 2,125 audio materials; 1,867 video materials; 220 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Berkeley Heights: Berkeley Heights Station (A), Camp Lyon (B).

Church in Berkeley Heights: Diamond Hill Church (A).

Reservoir: Seeleys Pond (A).


Berkeley Heights compared to New Jersey state average:
  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

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.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WMTR (1250 AM; 7 kW; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • 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)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

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.)
  • WDHA-FM (105.5 FM; DOVER, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WFME (94.7 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WMGQ (98.3 FM; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFMU (91.1 FM; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: AURICLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Berkeley Heights:
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • 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.)
  • W54CZ (Channel 54; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: WLNY-TV, 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.)
  • 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)
  • W36AS (Channel 36; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WMBC-TV (Channel 63; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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