Neptune City, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Neptune City, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Neptune City had a population of 4,915 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Neptune City: Neptune.

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Neptune City, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,915
Population in Households 4,837
Population in Familes 3,652
Population in Group Qrtrs 78
Population Density2 5,153
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $55,663
Average Household Income $71,283
Per Capita Income $31,763


Total Housing Units 2,355 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,194 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 955 (40.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 206 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $292,105
Average Home Value $309,673


Total Households 2,149
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 1,221
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.11% 0.08%
Households 0.09% 0.07%
Families 0.01% 0.03%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   3.02%

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, 2018 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 # 263 52nd
Population Density # 101 82nd
Diversity Index # 203 63rd
Median Household Income # 456 17th
Per Capita Income # 406 26th

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