Bernardsville is a somewhat small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 7,756 people and just one neighborhood, Bernardsville is the 253rd largest community in New Jersey.
Real Estate Prices
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.
Occupations and Workforce
Bernardsville is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 94.21% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Bernardsville is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bernardsville who work in sales jobs (19.90%), management occupations (16.10%) and teaching (8.97%).
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.
Of important note, Bernardsville is also a borough of artists. Bernardsville has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Bernardsville’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Bernardsville is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Bernardsville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Bernardsville perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Even though Bernardsville is a smaller borough, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.