Forbes magazine ranked New Vernon, New Jersey — ZIP code 07976 — as one of the 25 most "expensive" zip codes in the country., Forbes magazine April 21, 2006
Notable current and former residents of New Vernon include:
William O. Baker (1915-2005) - a chairman of Bell Laboratories Kamin, Arthur Z. , The New York Times, October 23, 1994. Accessed July 6, 2008. "One of the council members is from New Jersey -- Dr. William O. Baker of New Vernon, the retired chairman of AT&T Bell Laboratories at Murray Hill."