Harvey Cedars, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Harvey Cedars, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Harvey Cedars had a population of 331 as of July 1, 2016. Harvey Cedars 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 Harvey Cedars is located at latitude 39.6996 and longitude -74.1415 in Ocean County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Harvey Cedars (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.63 sq. miles. Ocean County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Borough of Harvey Cedars (GNIS ID: 885246) 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 Harvey Cedars 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 Harvey Cedars: Harveys Hommock, Harvey's Whaling Quarters, Harveys Whaling Station, High Point.

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Harvey Cedars, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 331
Population in Households 331
Population in Familes 259
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 593
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 166
Average Household Size 1.99
Family Households 103
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,214 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 146 (12.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 ( 1.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,048 (86.3%)
Median Home Value $960,526
Average Home Value $973,630


Median Household Income $93,405
Average Household Income $116,298
Per Capita Income $59,230
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.29% 0.06%
Households -0.29% 0.0%
Families -1.05% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.05%
Per Capita Income   1.07%
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.

Harvey Cedars, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harvey Cedars 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 # 508 7th
Population Density1 # 477 13th
Diversity Index2 # 542 1st
Median Household Income # 164 70th
Per Capita Income # 72 87th

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