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Manasquan, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Manasquan had a population of 6,031 as of July 1, 2019. Manasquan ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for 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 Manasquan is located at latitude 40.1262 and longitude -74.0493 in Monmouth County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Manasquan encompass a land area of 1.38 sq. miles and a water area of 1.15 sq. miles. Monmouth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The Borough of Manasquan (GNIS ID: 885289) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Manasquan: Squan, Squan Village.

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Manasquan, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Manasquan, NJ Housing Affordability Index is 82
State of New Jersey Housing Affordability Index is 91
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Manasquan, NJ Wealth Index is 225
State of New Jersey Wealth Index is 148
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 6,031
Population in Households 6,027
Population in Families 4,914
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density 4,371
Diversity Index1 24
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $118,092
Average Household Income $151,652
Per Capita Income $60,903
Wealth Index3 225

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,523 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,752 (49.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 670 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,101 (31.3%)
Median Home Value $679,514
Housing Affordability Index2 82
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,422
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 1,582
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.24% 0.14%
Households 0.22% 0.12%
Families 0.21% 0.11%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

Manasquan, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Manasquan to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 233 57th
Population Density # 135 75th
Diversity Index # 417 23rd
Median Household Income # 109 80th
Per Capita Income # 103 81st

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