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Berkeley Heights is a township in Union County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township's population was 13,183, reflecting a decline of 224 (-1.7%) from the 13,407 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 1,427 (+11.9%) from the 11,980 counted in the 1990 Census. Berkeley Heights was originally incorporated as New Providence Township by the New Jersey Legislature on November 8, 1809, from portions of Springfield Township, while the area was still part of Essex County. New Providence Township became part of the newly formed Union County at its creation on March 19, 1857. Portions of the township were taken on March 23, 1869, to create Summit, and on March 14, 1899, to form the borough of New Providence. On November 6, 1951, the name of the township was changed to Berkeley Heights, based on the results of a referendum held that day. The township was named for John Berkeley, 1st Baron Berkeley of Stratton, one of the founders of the Province of New Jersey. In Money magazine's 2013 Best Places to Live rankings, Berkeley Heights was ranked 6th in the nation, the highest among the three places in New Jersey included in the top 50 list. The magazine's 2007 list had the township ranked 45th out of a potential 2,800 places in the United States with populations above 7,500 and under 50,000. In its 2010 rankings of the "Best Places to Live", New Jersey Monthly magazine ranked Berkeley Heights as the 19th best place to live in New Jersey. In its 2008 rankings of the "Best Places To Live" New Jersey Monthly magazine ranked Berkeley Heights as the 59th best place to live in New Jersey.

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This is a perfect opportunity to take a break from your routine and enjoy a fun-filled holiday. Berkeley Heights in United States is an ideal destination for a vacation! After your splendid visit to Berkeley Heights, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Atlantic City. Add Atlantic City to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Empire State Building, Central Park, Statue Of Liberty. To reach Berkeley Heights, hop on a flight to airport which is the nearest major Bader Field. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Berkeley Heights*

  • Berkeley Heights: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Berkeley Heights for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Berkeley Heights.

    • Burglary and Theft 28.57 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 53.57 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 34.38 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 81.25 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 65.63 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 28.13 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 34.38 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 40.63 (Moderate)
  • Living in Berkeley Heights - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 65.57 (High)
    • Climate Index 76.49 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 1.73 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Berkeley Heights

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Berkeley Heights

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.75 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 29.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 65 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 39 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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