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Barnegat, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Barnegat Census Designated Place had a population of 3,224 as of July 1, 2019. Barnegat ranks in the lower 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 Barnegat is located at latitude 39.7532 and longitude -74.2229 in Ocean County. The formal boundaries for the Barnegat Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 2.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Ocean County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 36 feet.

The Barnegat Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389174) 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 Barnegat Census Designated Place is located within Township of Barnegat, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ocean County.


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Barnegat, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Barnegat, NJ Housing Affordability Index is 128
State of New Jersey Housing Affordability Index is 91
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Barnegat, NJ Wealth Index is 140
State of New Jersey Wealth Index is 148
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 3,224
Population in Households 3,223
Population in Families 2,845
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density 1,195
Diversity Index1 27
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $88,006
Average Household Income $111,936
Per Capita Income $37,984
Wealth Index3 140

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,261 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 895 (71.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 264 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 101 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $315,017
Housing Affordability Index2 128
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,160
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 906
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.47% 1.16%
Households 1.41% 1.1%
Families 2.32% 1.08%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.81%

Barnegat, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Barnegat to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 338 38th
Population Density # 410 25th
Diversity Index # 397 27th
Median Household Income # 261 52nd
Per Capita Income # 332 39th

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