Asbury Park, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Asbury Park, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The City of Asbury Park had a population of 16,353 as of July 1, 2016. Asbury Park ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Asbury Park is located at latitude 40.2229 and longitude -74.0102 in Monmouth County. The formal boundaries for the City of Asbury Park (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0.18 sq. miles. Monmouth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The City of Asbury Park (GNIS ID: 885141) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Asbury Park population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Asbury Park, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 16,353
Population in Households 16,065
Population in Familes 10,677
Population in Group Qrtrs 288
Population Density1 11,486
Diversity Index2 77
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,895
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 3,221
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 8,265 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,222 (14.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,673 (68.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,370 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $294,954
Average Home Value $353,028
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $29,497
Average Household Income $45,892
Per Capita Income $19,912
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.23% 0.16%
Households 0.4% 0.25%
Families 0.24% 0.15%
Median Household Income   0.59%
Per Capita Income   0.33%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Asbury Park, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Asbury Park to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 65 88th
Population Density1 # 23 96th
Diversity Index2 # 52 91st
Median Household Income # 539 1st
Per Capita Income # 523 4th

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