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 1,152 as of July 1, 2016. Beach Haven ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

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, 2016.

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

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


Total Population 1,152
Population in Households 1,149
Population in Familes 828
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 1,178
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 522
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 293
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,667 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 366 (13.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 156 ( 5.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,145 (80.4%)
Median Home Value $803,419
Average Home Value $815,369


Median Household Income $72,667
Average Household Income $105,826
Per Capita Income $48,050
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.25% 0.02%
Households -0.27% -0.04%
Families -0.43% -0.14%
Median Household Income   -0.14%
Per Capita Income   1.37%
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, 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 # 455 17th
Population Density1 # 409 25th
Diversity Index2 # 342 37th
Median Household Income # 303 45th
Per Capita Income # 138 75th

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