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Union Beach, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Union Beach had a population of 5,807 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Union Beach is located at latitude 40.4475 and longitude -74.17 in Monmouth County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Union Beach (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Monmouth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The Borough of Union Beach (GNIS ID: 885423) 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 Union Beach population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.


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Union Beach, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,807
Daytime Population: Workers 1,521
Daytime Population: Residents 2,916
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,437
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 5,803
Population in Familes 5,021
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 3,219
Diversity Index3 38
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $73,805
Average Household Income $85,680
Per Capita Income $29,491

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,275 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,637 (72.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 360 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 278 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $273,680
Average Home Value $290,562
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,997
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 1,513
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.0% -0.62%
Households -0.97% -0.6%
Families -0.97% -0.6%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

Union Beach, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Union Beach to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 242 56th
Population Density # 214 61st
Diversity Index # 301 45th
Median Household Income # 305 44th
Per Capita Income # 417 24th

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