Spring Lake Heights, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Spring Lake Heights, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Spring Lake Heights had a population of 5,055 as of July 1, 2018. 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 40.1504 and longitude -74.031 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.

The Borough of Spring Lake Heights is located within Spring Lake, a minor civil division (MCD) of Monmouth County.

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Spring Lake Heights, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,055
Population in Households 5,055
Population in Familes 3,661
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,938
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $74,400
Average Household Income $103,671
Per Capita Income $50,841


Total Housing Units 3,074 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,443 (46.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,036 (33.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 595 (19.4%)
Median Home Value $551,101
Average Home Value $538,912


Total Households 2,479
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 1,279
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 0.85% 0.59%
Households 0.83% 0.56%
Families 0.76% 0.53%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   2.79%

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, 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 # 258 53rd
Population Density # 161 71st
Diversity Index # 494 10th
Median Household Income # 332 39th
Per Capita Income # 149 73rd

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