Bernardsville, NJ
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Living in Bernardsville

Bernardsville is a somewhat small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 7,808 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Bernardsville is the 242nd largest community in New Jersey.

Bernardsville home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Jersey, but Bernardsville real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Also of interest is that Bernardsville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 21.37% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

In addition, Bernardsville is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.

Because of many things, Bernardsville is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Bernardsville a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The borough’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Bernardsville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Bernardsville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

If knowledge is power, Bernardsville is a pretty powerful place. 70.22% of the adults in Bernardsville 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 Bernardsville in 2018 was $100,291, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $401,164 for a family of four.

Bernardsville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Bernardsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bernardsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Bernardsville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.44% of the borough’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bernardsville include Irish, Italian, German, English, and Polish.

In addition, Bernardsville has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (17.53%).

The most common language spoken in Bernardsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.

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