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Located near the Atlantic coast along the scenic Manasquan River, the area now known as Brielle has a diverse history since its settlement in colonial times, beginning as an agricultural community, then being used as a salt works, commercial port and shipyard. Today, Brielle is one of eastern New Jersey’s coveted residential communities, offering quiet, small-town charm to its 4000 inhabitants while providing easy access to the Jersey Shore. Whether you’re looking for a permanent residence or a vacation home, you’ll find much to love about Brielle.
Brielle itself is primarily residential, but the borough offers several marinas, a renowned golf course, and several fine dining establishments, including the Brielle River House, which offers great views of the inlet. Brielle is within a couple of miles of the Jersey Shore itself, with numerous beaches and boardwalks just minutes away, and New York City is just an hour’s drive to the north.
Due in part to its quiet, small-town vibe in close proximity to the beach, Brielle’s real estate is quite popular, with home values rising steadily over the past year. The median home value in Brielle is currently around $600,000, with actual home prices ranging widely between the low $300s for smaller homes to over $3 million for larger homes on prime land. The median income for a household in Brielle is around $83,000 per year.
Brielle is serviced by a single public school, Brielle Elementary School, which enrolls about 670 students grades K-8. Students grades 9-12 usually attend nearby Manasaquan High School, which enrolls just under 1000 students from several surrounding communities. Both schools test above the national average.
Students in Brielle also have the opportunity to apply to several specialized magnet high schools in the Monmouth County Vocational School District. These include: