Barnegat Light, NJ Profile: Facts & Data

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Barnegat Light, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Barnegat Light had a population of 583 as of July 1, 2018. Barnegat Light ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Barnegat Light is located at latitude 39.752 and longitude -74.1109 in Ocean County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Barnegat Light (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Ocean County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Borough of Barnegat Light (GNIS ID: 885148) 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 Barnegat Light: Barnegat City.

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Barnegat Light, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 583
Population in Households 578
Population in Familes 469
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 797
Diversity Index3 8
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $67,067
Average Household Income $107,694
Per Capita Income $52,680

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,308 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 242 (18.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 ( 2.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,029 (78.7%)
Median Home Value $884,375
Average Home Value $1,031,070
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 279
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 189
Average Family Size 2
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.19% 0.44%
Households 0.22% 0.43%
Families 0.33% 0.32%
Median Household Income   3.42%
Per Capita Income   3.39%

Barnegat Light, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Barnegat Light 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 # 490 10th
Population Density # 451 17th
Diversity Index # 534 2nd
Median Household Income # 378 31st
Per Capita Income # 137 75th

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