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Berkeley Heights is a township in Union County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named after Lord John Berkeley
The latitude of Berkeley Heights is 40.675N. The longitude is -74.425W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 430 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 13,407.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Berkeley Heights demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Union County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Newark area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 07974 ZIP code.
14% of Berkeley Heights residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Berkeley Heights ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Berkeley Heights was $43,981, compared with $21,587 nationally.
52% of Berkeley Heights residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Berkeley Heights, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,141. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,102.
Libraries in Berkeley Heights include Berkeley Heights Free Public Library ... View libraries
Union County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Berkeley Heights political report.
The average commute time for Berkeley Heights workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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