Harvey Cedars, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Harvey Cedars, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Harvey Cedars had a population of 344 as of July 1, 2017. Harvey Cedars 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 Harvey Cedars is located at latitude 39.6996 and longitude -74.1415 in Ocean County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Harvey Cedars (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.63 sq. miles. Ocean County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Borough of Harvey Cedars (GNIS ID: 885246) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Harvey Cedars population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Harvey Cedars: Harveys Hommock, Harvey's Whaling Quarters, Harveys Whaling Station, High Point.

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Harvey Cedars, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 344
Daytime Population: Workers 284
Daytime Population: Residents 224
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 508
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.48
Population in Households 344
Population in Familes 268
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 616
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $97,014
Average Household Income $117,896
Per Capita Income $59,866


Total Housing Units 1,238 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 152 (12.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 ( 1.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,066 (86.1%)
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Average Home Value $1,004,934


Total Households 172
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 108
Average Family Size 2
  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 0.28% 0.4%
Households 0.24% 0.46%
Families -0.25% 0.55%
Median Household Income   0.71%
Per Capita Income   1.28%

Harvey Cedars, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harvey Cedars 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 # 508 7th
Population Density # 470 14th
Diversity Index # 542 1st
Median Household Income # 155 72nd
Per Capita Income # 77 86th

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