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Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Atlantic Highlands had a population of 4,283 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Atlantic Highlands is located at latitude 40.4135 and longitude -74.0225 in Monmouth County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Atlantic Highlands (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.29 sq. miles and a water area of 3.27 sq. miles. Monmouth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 33 feet.

The Borough of Atlantic Highlands (GNIS ID: 885143) 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 Atlantic Highlands population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Atlantic Highlands: Portland Point, Portland Poynt.

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Atlantic Highlands, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,283
Daytime Population: Workers 1,481
Daytime Population: Residents 1,881
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,362
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 4,282
Population in Familes 3,431
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 3,322
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $88,905
Average Household Income $115,316
Per Capita Income $49,253


Total Housing Units 2,003 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,234 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 595 (29.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 174 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $411,538
Average Home Value $534,745


Total Households 1,829
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 1,158
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.32% -0.15%
Households -0.31% -0.16%
Families -0.33% -0.17%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   2.73%

Atlantic Highlands, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Atlantic Highlands to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 291 47th
Population Density # 206 62nd
Diversity Index # 404 26th
Median Household Income # 192 65th
Per Capita Income # 140 74th

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