Berkeley / Bayville Real Estate
Bayville is an unincorporated area of Berkeley Township and is located in the central portion of Ocean County, New Jersey. It is a Jersey Shore community situated in a coastal area that lies mostly on the mainland. Bayville is comprised of a significant percentage of family households with many homes along the shores of Barnegat Bay and numerous lagoons. It encompasses 18.85 square miles of the total area of Berkeley Township. Berkeley Township which has a total area of 55.8 square miles also includes the areas of Holiday City, Holiday Heights, and Silver Ridge which are all-adult communities where residents must be at least 55 years old to own property. Additional information about all-adult communities can be found by selecting the Adult Community link below. There is easy access to major roadways including the Garden State Parkway and nearby public transportation via the New Jersey Transit Bus system is also readily available for commuters and recreation seekers with service to the metropolitan areas of New Jersey and New York, as well as Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Berkeley Township is home to two state parks. Island Beach State Park located on the barrier island that establishes the eastern boarder of the township is a 10-mile long park with white sandy beaches on the Atlantic Ocean and is a very popular vacation destination. Residents and visitors enjoy recreational activities such as swimming, boating, crabbing, surfing, jet-skiing, and fishing in both the Atlantic Ocean and Barnegat Bay. Double Trouble State Park, located in the most western part of the township is the site of an Ocean Spray cranberry bog and is said to be haunted by the infamous New Jersey Devil. Nearby points of interest include Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, NJ, Blue Claws minor league baseball in Lakewood, NJ, beautiful golf and yacht clubs, boardwalk amusement rides and carnival games, and live entertainment at numerous waterfront restaurants.
The total population of Berkeley Township is 41,255 with 20,232 of those residents calling the community of Bayville their home. During the summer months residents enjoy the humid subtropical climate with the daily high temperature reaching an average of 86 degrees Fahrenheit in July. In contrast, the climate during winter months is cold with daily temperatures reaching an average high of 40 degrees in January. The median age of residents in Bayville is 38, the average annual household income is $80,172.00, and the median home price is $258,250 although there are homes for sale in almost any price range including numerous luxury and waterfront properties.