New Jersey Somerset County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Somerset County, NJ. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in New Jersey Somerset County.

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1. Library System BEDMINSTER-FAR HILLS
2336 Lamington Road, Bedminster, NJ 07921
Phone Number: (908) 234-2325 Somerset 131,643 62,284

2. Central Library BEDMINSTER-FAR HILLS
2336 Lamington Road, Bedminster, NJ 07931
Phone Number: (201) 234-2325 Somerset N/A N/A

3. Central Library BERNARDS TOWHSHIP LIBRARY
Street Address: 32 SO. Maple Avenue, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
Phone Number: (201) 204-3031 Somerset N/A N/A

4. Library System BERNARDS TOWNSHIP LIBRARY
Street Address: 32 S. Maple Avenue, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
Phone Number: (908) 204-3031 Somerset 405,326 189,039

5. Library System BERNARDSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 1 Anderson Hill Road, Bernardsville, NJ 07924
Phone Number: (908) 766-0118 Somerset 219,613 194,038

6. Central Library BERNARDSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 1 Anderson Hill Road, Bernardsville, NJ 07924
Phone Number: (201) 766-0118 Somerset N/A N/A

7. Central Library BOUND BROOK MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 402 E. High Street, Bound Brook, NJ 08805
Phone Number: (201) 356-0043 Somerset N/A N/A

8. Library System BOUND BROOK MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 402 E. High Street, Bound Brook, NJ 08805
Phone Number: (732) 356-0043 Somerset 49,622 60,000

9. Library System FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY/SOMERSET
485 Demott Lane, Somerset, NJ 08873
Phone Number: (732) 873-8700 Somerset 244,520 128,115

10. Central Library FRANKLIN TWP. PUB. LIB./SOMERSET
485 Demott Lane, Somerset, NJ 08873
Phone Number: (201) 873-8700 Somerset N/A N/A

11. Branch Library HILLSBOROUGH BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: Amwell Road, Belle Mead, NJ 08502
Phone Number: (201) 359-3921 Somerset N/A N/A

12. Central Library MANVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 100 S. 10th Avenue, Manville, NJ 08835
Phone Number: (201) 722-9722 Somerset N/A N/A

13. Library System MANVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 100 S. Tenth Avenue, Manville, NJ 08835
Phone Number: (908) 722-9722 Somerset 21,594 35,000

14. Branch Library MARY JACOBS BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 64 Washington Street, Rocky Hill, NJ 08553
Phone Number: (609) 924-7073 Somerset N/A N/A

15. Branch Library NORTH PLAINFIELD BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 6 Rockview Avenue, North Plainfield, NJ 07060
Phone Number: (201) 755-7909 Somerset N/A N/A

16. Branch Library PEAPACK GLADSTONE BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: Main Street, Peapack, NJ 07977
Phone Number: (201) 234-0598 Somerset N/A N/A

17. Library System RARITAN PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 54 E. Somerset Street, Raritan, NJ 08869
Phone Number: (908) 725-0413 Somerset 34,767 41,905

18. Central Library RARITAN PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 54 E. Somerset Street, Raritan, NJ 08869
Phone Number: (201) 725-0413 Somerset N/A N/A

19. Library System SOMERSET COUNTY LIBRARY
Street Address: 1 Vogt Drive, Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Phone Number: (908) 526-4016 Somerset 2,209,713 902,661

20. Central Library SOMERSET COUNTY LIBRARY
Street Address: Po Box 6700/N. Bridge ST. & Vogt Dr, Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Phone Number: (201) 526-4016 Somerset N/A N/A

21. Central Library SOMERVILLE FREE PUB. LIB.
35 West End Avenue, Somerville, NJ 08876
Phone Number: (201) 725-1336 Somerset N/A N/A

22. Library System SOMERVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 35 West End Avenue, Somerville, NJ 08876
Phone Number: (908) 725-1336 Somerset 65,368 76,183

23. Branch Library WARREN TOWNSHIP BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 44 Mountain BLVD., Warren, NJ 07060
Phone Number: (201) 754-5554 Somerset N/A N/A

24. Branch Library WATCHUNG BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 12 Stirling Road, Watchung, NJ 07060
Phone Number: (201) 561-0117 Somerset N/A N/A

Overview of Somerset County, New Jersey

Somerset County is a county located in the state of New Jersey. As of 2000, the population is 297,490. Its county seat is Somerville.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 790 km² (305 mi²). 789 km² (305 mi²) of it is land and 1 km² (0 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.12% water.

Like neighboring Middlesex County, Somerset is divided into northern and southern halves by the Raritan River. However, unlike its eastern neighbor that results in distinctly different topography: the northern half is quite hilly, more like North Jersey, while south of the river is mostly flat like Central Jersey.

The high point is on Mine Mountain in Bernardsville, at approximately 860 feet (262 m) above sea level; the lowest point is just above sea level on the Raritan at the Middlesex county line.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 297,490 people, 108,984 households, and 78,359 families residing in the county. The population density is 377/km² (976/mi²). There are 112,023 housing units at an average density of 142/km² (368/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 79.34% White, 7.53% Black or African American, 0.13% Native American, 8.38% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 2.74% from other races, and 1.83% from two or more races. 8.68% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 108,984 households out of which 36.20% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.60% are married couples living together, 8.20% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.10% are non-families. 22.80% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.00% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.69 and the average family size is 3.19.

In the county the population is spread out with 25.50% under the age of 18, 5.90% from 18 to 24, 33.80% from 25 to 44, 23.50% from 45 to 64, and 11.20% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 95.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $89,289, the highest in the United States, and the median income for a family is $90,605. Males have a median income of $60,602 versus $41,824 for females. The per capita income for the county is $37,970. The poverty rate is 1.7%, the lowest of any county in the United States with 250,000 or more people. Out of the total population, 3.80% of those under the age of 18 and 4.90% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Somerset County, New Jersey has the following cities and towns:

  • Bedminster Township
  • Bernards Township
  • Bernardsville
  • Bound Brook
  • Branchburg Township
  • Bridgewater Township
  • Far Hills
  • Franklin Township
  • Green Brook Township
  • Hillsborough Township
  • Manville
  • Millstone
  • Montgomery Township
  • North Plainfield
  • Peapack-Gladstone
  • Raritan
  • Rocky Hill
  • Somerset
  • Somerville
  • South Bound Brook
  • Warren Township
  • Watchung

Map of Somerset County New Jersey