Bedminster is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 8,241 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Bedminster is the 244th largest community in New Jersey.
Housing costs in Bedminster are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New Jersey.
Bedminster is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 94.27% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Bedminster is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bedminster who work in management occupations (18.26%), office and administrative support (15.54%), and teaching (11.01%).
Also of interest is that Bedminster has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Bedminster’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Bedminster is worth considering.
One downside of living in Bedminster is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Bedminster, the average commute to work is 31.39 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
If knowledge is power, Bedminster is a pretty powerful place. 63.26% of the adults in Bedminster have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Bedminster in 2010 was $68,549, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $274,196 for a family of four.
Bedminster is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Bedminster home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bedminster residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Bedminster include Irish, German, Polish, and English.
Bedminster also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 16.35%.
The most common language spoken in Bedminster is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Persian.