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 a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
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.
Branchville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Branchville is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Branchville who work in office and administrative support (15.34%), sales jobs (11.65%), and food service (8.24%).
The overall crime rate in Branchville is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Being a small borough, Branchville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Branchville overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Branchville, 21.75% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Branchville in 2010 was $26,250, 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 $105,000 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 Asian. 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.