Barnegat Light, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Barnegat Light, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Barnegat Light had a population of 569 as of July 1, 2016. Barnegat Light ranks in the lower 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 Barnegat Light is located at latitude 39.752 and longitude -74.1109 in Ocean County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Barnegat Light (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Ocean County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Borough of Barnegat Light (GNIS ID: 885148) 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 Barnegat Light 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 Barnegat Light: Barnegat City.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 569
Population in Households 564
Population in Familes 455
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 778
Diversity Index2 9
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 271
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 184
Average Family Size 2

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,282 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 234 (18.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 ( 2.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,011 (78.9%)
Median Home Value $851,389
Average Home Value $857,447
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $67,762
Average Household Income $99,478
Per Capita Income $48,478
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.14% 0.14%
Households -0.18% 0.07%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.89%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
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.

Barnegat Light, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Barnegat Light 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 # 494 10th
Population Density1 # 450 18th
Diversity Index2 # 532 3rd
Median Household Income # 336 39th
Per Capita Income # 135 75th

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