Branchville, NJ


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Branchville is a tiny borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 802 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Branchville is the 477th largest community in New Jersey. Branchville has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.

Housing costs in Branchville 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.

Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Branchville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Branchville is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Branchville who work in office and administrative support (11.68%), sales jobs (11.40%), and management occupations (10.26%).

Branchville’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

Being a small borough, Branchville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The percentage of adults in Branchville who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.80% of the adults in Branchville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Branchville in 2010 was $25,563, which is low income relative to New Jersey, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $102,252 for a family of four. However, Branchville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Branchville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Branchville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Branchville include Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Branchville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Portuguese and Urdu.