West Belmar, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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West Belmar, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The West Belmar Census Designated Place had a population of 2,532 as of July 1, 2017. West Belmar 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 West Belmar is located at latitude 40.1707 and longitude -74.0376 in Monmouth County. The formal boundaries for the West Belmar Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Monmouth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.

The West Belmar Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390466) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The West Belmar Census Designated Place is located within Township of Wall, a minor civil division (MCD) of Monmouth County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Belmar 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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West Belmar, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,532
Daytime Population: Workers 639
Daytime Population: Residents 1,142
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,781
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 2,532
Population in Familes 1,980
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 5,392
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $74,612
Average Household Income $95,921
Per Capita Income $38,962


Total Housing Units 1,102 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 736 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 264 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 102 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $380,189
Average Home Value $416,178


Total Households 1,000
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 621
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 0.21% 0.17%
Households 0.22% 0.18%
Families -0.54% 0.16%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   3.07%

West Belmar, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Belmar 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 # 369 32nd
Population Density # 96 83rd
Diversity Index # 303 44th
Median Household Income # 301 45th
Per Capita Income # 260 52nd

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