Berkeley Heights, NJ Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 4,562 housing units in Berkeley Heights. This represents a 16.3% growth from 3,924 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 4,562 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Berkeley Heights is about 91.9%. Berkeley Heights's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 1.8%. Average household size is 2.89 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Berkeley Heights were built after 1961.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.20%
One Bedroom2.40%
Two Bedrooms11.70%
Three Bedrooms39.80%
Four Bedrooms36.70%
Five Bedrooms or more9.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.94
Median year structure was built1961
Median Value of occupied units$324,900

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.38
Median year structure was built1970
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$1,792

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage7%
Home Equity Loan11.70%
Simple Mortgage52.70%
Debt Free28.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.6%