West Long Branch, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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West Long Branch, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of West Long Branch had a population of 8,423 as of July 1, 2018. West Long Branch 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 West Long Branch is located at latitude 40.2879 and longitude -74.02 in Monmouth County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of West Long Branch (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Monmouth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.

The Borough of West Long Branch (GNIS ID: 885437) 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 West Long Branch: West Longbranch.

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West Long Branch, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,423
Population in Households 6,979
Population in Familes 6,015
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,444
Population Density2 2,947
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $104,687
Average Household Income $134,172
Per Capita Income $45,154


Total Housing Units 2,650 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,878 (70.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 644 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 128 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $460,682
Average Home Value $518,970


Total Households 2,522
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 1,845
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 0.48% 0.39%
Households 0.68% 0.45%
Families 0.6% 0.39%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

West Long Branch, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Long Branch 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 # 179 67th
Population Density # 230 58th
Diversity Index # 425 22nd
Median Household Income # 144 74th
Per Capita Income # 204 63rd

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