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The Borough of Lakehurst had a population of 2,745 as of July 1, 2020.
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 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.
|Total Population||2,745 (100%)|
|Population in Households||2,745 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||2,340 (85.2%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$66,815|
|Average Household Income||$88,549|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||13%|
|Per Capita Income||$28,968|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||966 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||585 (60.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||313 (32.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||68 ( 7.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$199,877|
|Average Home Value||$228,077|
|Housing Affordability Index3||152|
|Average Household Size||3.06|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.75%|
|Per Capita Income||1.39%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.41%|
The table below compares Lakehurst to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 361||34th|
|Population Density||# 222||59th|
|Median Household Income||# 412||25th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 423||78th|
|Per Capita Income||# 474||13th|
|Diversity Index||# 170||69th|
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