Manahawkin, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Manahawkin, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Manahawkin Census Designated Place had a population of 2,289 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Manahawkin is located at latitude 39.6935 and longitude -74.2502 in Ocean County. The formal boundaries for the Manahawkin Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Ocean County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.

The Manahawkin Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390114) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Manahawkin Census Designated Place is located within Township of Stafford, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ocean County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Manahawkin 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 Manahawkin: Manahocking.

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Manahawkin Census Designated Place, NJ Boundary Map

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


Total Population 2,289
Population in Households 2,289
Population in Familes 1,774
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,253
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 932
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 587
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,071 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 665 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 267 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 139 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $243,293
Average Home Value $259,722


Median Household Income $59,200
Average Household Income $76,107
Per Capita Income $31,076
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.12% 0.16%
Households 0.02% 0.15%
Families 0.03% 0.17%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.69%
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.


Manahawkin, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Manahawkin 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 # 384 30th
Population Density1 # 398 27th
Diversity Index2 # 344 37th
Median Household Income # 403 26th
Per Capita Income # 369 32nd

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