Spring Lake Heights, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Spring Lake Heights, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Spring Lake Heights had a population of 5,048 as of July 1, 2017. Spring Lake Heights ranks in 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 Spring Lake Heights is located at latitude 40.1495 and longitude -74.0462 in Monmouth County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Spring Lake Heights (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Monmouth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The Borough of Spring Lake Heights (GNIS ID: 885407) 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 Spring Lake Heights 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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Spring Lake Heights, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,048
Daytime Population: Workers 1,566
Daytime Population: Residents 2,567
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,133
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 5,048
Population in Familes 3,630
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,932
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $67,725
Average Household Income $95,604
Per Capita Income $46,950


Total Housing Units 3,087 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,442 (46.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,037 (33.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 608 (19.7%)
Median Home Value $530,605
Average Home Value $531,016


Total Households 2,479
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 1,284
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 0.95% 0.67%
Households 0.94% 0.65%
Families 0.91% 0.63%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

Spring Lake Heights, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Spring Lake Heights 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 # 255 53rd
Population Density # 161 71st
Diversity Index # 493 10th
Median Household Income # 344 37th
Per Capita Income # 162 70th

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