Manasquan, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Manasquan, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Manasquan had a population of 6,081 as of July 1, 2016. Manasquan ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for 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 Manasquan is located at latitude 40.1126 and longitude -74.0379 in Monmouth County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Manasquan (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.38 sq. miles and a water area of 1.15 sq. miles. Monmouth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The Borough of Manasquan (GNIS ID: 885289) 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 Manasquan 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 Manasquan: Squan, Squan Village.

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


Total Population 6,081
Population in Households 6,076
Population in Familes 4,946
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 4,396
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 2,446
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 1,596
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,535 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,684 (47.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 762 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,089 (30.8%)
Median Home Value $683,769
Average Home Value $690,603


Median Household Income $94,256
Average Household Income $122,735
Per Capita Income $49,399
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.49% 0.3%
Households 0.48% 0.29%
Families 0.46% 0.27%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   1.99%
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.

Manasquan, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Manasquan 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 # 229 58th
Population Density1 # 135 75th
Diversity Index2 # 414 24th
Median Household Income # 157 71st
Per Capita Income # 124 77th

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