Neptune City, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Neptune City, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Neptune City had a population of 4,864 as of July 1, 2017. Neptune City ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Neptune City is located at latitude 40.2002 and longitude -74.0336 in Monmouth County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Neptune City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Monmouth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 30 feet.

The Borough of Neptune City (GNIS ID: 885315) 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 Neptune City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Neptune City, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,864
Daytime Population: Workers 2,394
Daytime Population: Residents 2,308
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,702
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 4,787
Population in Familes 3,593
Population in Group Qrtrs 77
Population Density2 5,100
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $54,448
Average Household Income $70,050
Per Capita Income $31,169


Total Housing Units 2,348 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,174 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 949 (40.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 225 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $285,265
Average Home Value $288,607


Total Households 2,123
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 1,212
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 -0.01% 0.04%
Households -0.06% -0.01%
Families -0.09% -0.02%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   2.61%

Neptune City, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Neptune City 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 # 268 51st
Population Density # 101 82nd
Diversity Index # 198 64th
Median Household Income # 450 18th
Per Capita Income # 390 29th

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