Lakehurst, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Lakehurst, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Lakehurst had a population of 2,681 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Lakehurst is located at latitude 40.0146 and longitude -74.3113 in Ocean County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Lakehurst (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Ocean County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 66 feet.

The Borough of Lakehurst (GNIS ID: 885270) 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 Lakehurst: Manchester Furnace.

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


Total Population 2,681
Population in Households 2,681
Population in Familes 2,297
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,930
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $61,799
Average Household Income $78,637
Per Capita Income $25,929


Total Housing Units 964 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 549 (57.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 335 (34.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 80 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $218,459
Average Home Value $224,818


Total Households 884
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 662
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 0.12% 0.39%
Households 0.04% 0.27%
Families 0.0% 0.21%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   3.32%

Lakehurst, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lakehurst 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 # 363 34th
Population Density # 231 58th
Diversity Index # 169 69th
Median Household Income # 417 24th
Per Capita Income # 489 10th

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