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Beach Haven, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Beach Haven is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Ocean County at latitude 39.576 and longitude -74.2518. Ocean County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The formal official name is the Borough of Beach Haven, but most people and references simply refer to it as Beach Haven, New Jersey.

The P1 Census Class Code for Beach Haven indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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

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Beach Haven, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,283
Population in Households 1,280
Population in Familes 922
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 1,312
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 583
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 328
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,787 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 417 (15.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 166 ( 6.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,204 (79.1%)
Median Home Value $325,949
Average Home Value $426,619


Median Household Income $72,224
Average Household Income $104,492
Per Capita Income $47,522
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.19% 1.57%
Households 2.22% 1.5%
Families 2.04% 1.36%
Median Household Income   3.25%
Per Capita Income   2.66%
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, 2014 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 # 448 18th
Population Density1 # 396 28th
Diversity Index2 # 319 42nd
Median Household Income # 294 46th
Per Capita Income # 128 77th

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