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Overview

Introduction to Bedminster, New Jersey

Bedminster, New Jersey, in Somerset county, is 16 miles NW of Edison, New Jersey (center to center) and 25 miles W of Newark, New Jersey. The town contains a population of approximately 8,302.

Bedminster History

By a Royal Charter, Bedminster was formed from parts of the Northern precinct on April 4th, 1749. An Act of the New Jersey Legislature officially incorporated the area on February 21st, 1798. Parts of the township were used to form Peapack-Gladstone on March 28th, 1912. Bedminster was home to the headquarters of AT&T, before it merged with SBC Communications. Presently, the Global Network Operations Center of AT&T is located in Bedminster. The community was also home to the corporate headquarters for Verizon Wireless, prior to its relocation to Basking Ridge, in 2006.

Bedminster and Nearby Attractions

  • Hackettstown Historical Museum
  • Spruce Run Recreation Area
  • Cora Hartshorn Arboretum & Bird Sanctuary
  • Turtle Back Zoo
  • Leonard Buck Garden
  • Wild West City

Things To Do In Bedminster

Notable locations in the area include Fairwiew Farm Wildlife Preserve, Somerset County Park, Duke Island Park and, Chimney Rock Ice Rink. Opportunities to play golf are available at the New Jersey National Golf Club, Trump National Golf Club, and Fiddler's Elbow Country Club. Parks near Bedminster include Morristown National Historical Park, Stephens State Park, West Essex Park, and Hacklebarney State Park. Bedminster hosts the Fall Fest in September.

Bedminster Transportation

Flights are available from Newark International Airport.

Bedminster Higher Education

Colleges close to Bedminster include Bloomfield College, Drew University and Bergen Community College.

People

Total Population 8,221
Male Share of the Population 43.4%
Female Share of the Population 56.6%
Senior Citizens 17.7%
Employed Population 16+ 5,131
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 50.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 64.3%
Median Earnings25+ $61,482
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,877

Wealth

Median Family Income $127,500
% Above Poverty Level 96.9%
% Below Poverty Level 3.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.2%
% Using Public Transportation 1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 42.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,882
Median House Value $390,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.8%
US/American 1.2%
English 7.8%
Irish 15.2%

Bedminster Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles NW of Edison, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 25 miles W of Newark, New Jersey
County Somerset
Standard Zip Codes 07921
Phone Area Codes 908
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.68
Longitude -74.645

Bedminster Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SOMERVILLE 4 NW
Distance 4.4 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 47.7 inches
Station LONG VALLEY
Distance 10.1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 37 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 53.2 inches
Station FLEMINGTON 5 NNW
Distance 14.7 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 37 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bernardsville 7,766 $135,811
Bridgewater 44,855 $131,991
Chester 7,924 $169,640
Far Hills 1,101 $118,750
Mendham 5,877 $175,192

Bedminster Public Libraries

Library
Clarence Dillon Public Library
2336 LAMINGTON ROAD
Bedminster, New Jersey
(908) 234-2325
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