Beach Haven, NJ 08008 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 08008: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Beach Haven, NJ 08008

Acceptable Alternative
Harvey Cedars, NJ 08008
Long Bch Twp, NJ 08008
Long Beach, NJ 08008
Long Beach Township, NJ 08008
Ship Bottom, NJ 08008
Surf City, NJ 08008

Not Acceptable, USPS
Brant Beach, NJ 08008
Harvey Cedars Boro, NJ 08008
High Bar Harbor, NJ 08008
Loveladies, NJ 08008
North Beach, NJ 08008
Ship Bottom Boro, NJ 08008
Surf City Boro, NJ 08008

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 717
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,280
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 16
  • County: Ocean County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.647, Longitude -74.186
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Beach Haven, NJ 08008 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,792
Population in Households 6,785
Population in Familes 5,085
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 820
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 3,347
Average Household Size 2.03
Family Households 1,992
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 17,729 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,618 (14.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 729 ( 4.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 14,382 (81.1%)
Median Home Value $815,310
Average Home Value $823,319


Median Household Income $74,358
Average Household Income $112,549
Per Capita Income $55,499
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.3% 0.02%
Households -0.33% -0.06%
Families -0.43% -0.12%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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 08008 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08008 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 # 382 34th
Population Density1 # 402 31st
Diversity Index2 # 497 14th
Median Household Income # 347 40th
Per Capita Income # 104 82nd

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