This township is a small township in Somerset County, New Jersey.

Welcome to Bernardsville

Town Information For Bernardsville NJ 07924

The township of Bernardsville is a small township in Somerset County, New Jersey. The township has a total of 7,707 residents according to the 2010 census. The borough is named after Sir Francis Bernard. Sir Francis Bernard was the governor of the providence of New Jersey. His cruel and uncompromising ruling played a key role in the American revolution to overthrow the British Parliament.

Real Estate in Bernardsville New Jersey has been volatile in price in recent years. Currently, the median sales price of houses in Bernardsville is $520,000. Bernardsville is known for having large amounts of land on their properties in comparison to northern New Jersey. The average household income in Bernardsville is $136,563.

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School System

The school system in Bernardsville is excellent. Students of the public school system will eventually end up going to the Somerset Hills Regional High School, one of the most praised high schools in New Jersey. has recently crowned Somerset Hills Regional High School as #33 of 243 as the Best School Districts in New Jersey. Somerset Hills Regional High School was also voted #38 out of 382 as the best places to teach in New Jersey.

The superb quality of teachers in the Bernardsville school system will prepare your children to thrive later on in life. The average SAT score of students in the Somerset Hills Regional High School is 1280/1600, and the average ACT score is 29/36. Most students that go through the Bernardsville public school wind up going to Rutgers University, Penn State, or New York University.


Bernardsville is very close to the center of New Jersey, making commuting to and from work in the Bernardsville area simple. If you work in New York City you are roughly an hours drive away. If you plan on using public transportation you are about 1 hour and 40 minutes away via public transportation. Bernardsville is right next to 287, which goes from the North Eastern section of New Jersey to the South Western section of New Jersey.

Living in Bernardsville

Bernardsville is a lovely township to call home. Bernardsville has a rich history, and there is plenty of old historic scenery surrounding the area. Some of the go-to destinations in the area are the Cross Estate Gardens, and Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary. The area has several highly rated choice restaurants in the area such as Sette and Osteria Morini Bernardsville.

Overview for Bernardsville, NJ

7,862 people live in Bernardsville, where the median age is 41.7 and the average individual income is $100,291. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

41.7 years

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Around Bernardsville, NJ

There's plenty to do around Bernardsville, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Backer Farm, Bookworm, and Ride+Reflect.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.09 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.09 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.29 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.96 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.8 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.97 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Bernardsville, NJ

Bernardsville has 2,702 households, with an average household size of 2.91. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Bernardsville do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 7,862 people call Bernardsville home. The population density is 612.52 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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50.98 / 49.02%

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Schools in Bernardsville, NJ

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The following schools are within or nearby Bernardsville. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Marion T. Bedwell Elementary School
PreK - 4th
School Of Saint Elizabeth
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Bernardsville Middle School
5th - 8th
9th - 12th
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