Beach Haven, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Beach Haven, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Beach Haven had a population of 1,323 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Beach Haven is located at latitude 39.576 and longitude -74.2518 in Ocean County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Beach Haven (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.98 sq. miles and a water area of 1.34 sq. miles. Ocean County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Borough of Beach Haven (GNIS ID: 885152) 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.

The Borough of Beach Haven is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Ocean County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Beach Haven population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Beach Haven: Beachhaven, Beyehaven, Eyerhaven.

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Beach Haven, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,323
Population in Households 1,320
Population in Familes 952
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 1,352
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 605
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 342
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,845 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 432 (15.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 173 ( 6.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,240 (78.7%)
Median Home Value $394,444
Average Home Value $464,294


Median Household Income $77,715
Average Household Income $101,606
Per Capita Income $46,504
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.37% 1.65%
Households 2.52% 1.69%
Families 2.46% 1.7%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.35%
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.


Beach Haven, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Beach Haven to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 443 19th
Population Density1 # 394 28th
Diversity Index2 # 331 39th
Median Household Income # 255 53rd
Per Capita Income # 140 74th

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