Long Branch, NJ 07740 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07740: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Long Branch, NJ 07740

Not Acceptable, USPS
Elberon, NJ 07740
West End, NJ 07740

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,015
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,122
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,675
  • County: Monmouth County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.296, Longitude -73.994
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Long Branch, NJ 07740 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 32,179
Population in Households 31,900
Population in Familes 23,209
Population in Group Qrtrs 279
Population Density1 5,986
Diversity Index2 76


Total Households 12,208
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 7,133
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,735 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,707 (31.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,501 (50.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,527 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $352,225
Average Home Value $421,441


Median Household Income $52,499
Average Household Income $77,016
Per Capita Income $29,509
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.3%
Households 0.37% 0.26%
Families 0.28% 0.21%
Median Household Income   -1.77%
Per Capita Income   0.97%
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.

Long Branch, NJ 07740 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07740 to the other 580 ZIP Codes 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 # 75 87th
Population Density1 # 101 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 74 87th
Median Household Income # 496 15th
Per Capita Income # 438 25th

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