Atlantic Highlands, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Atlantic Highlands had a population of 4,341 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Atlantic Highlands is located at latitude 40.4135 and longitude -74.0225 in Monmouth County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Atlantic Highlands (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.29 sq. miles and a water area of 3.27 sq. miles. Monmouth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 33 feet.

The Borough of Atlantic Highlands (GNIS ID: 885143) 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 Atlantic Highlands population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Atlantic Highlands: Portland Point, Portland Poynt.

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Atlantic Highlands, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,341
Population in Households 4,340
Population in Familes 3,471
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 3,367
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 1,863
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 1,178
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,020 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,261 (62.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 602 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 157 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $418,707
Average Home Value $525,555


Median Household Income $84,695
Average Household Income $111,168
Per Capita Income $47,718
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.16% -0.1%
Households -0.06% -0.05%
Families -0.11% -0.09%
Median Household Income   3.72%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
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.

Atlantic Highlands, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Atlantic Highlands 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 # 288 47th
Population Density1 # 203 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 403 26th
Median Household Income # 208 62nd
Per Capita Income # 141 74th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.