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The Borough of Point Pleasant Beach had a population of 5,079 as of July 1, 2021.

The primary coordinate point for Point Pleasant Beach is located at latitude 40.0912 and longitude -74.0479 in Ocean County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Point Pleasant Beach encompass a land area of 1.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.32 sq. miles. Ocean County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Borough of Point Pleasant Beach 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.

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Point Pleasant Beach, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 5,079 (100%)
Population in Households 4,972 (97.9%)
Population in Families 3,678 (72.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 107 ( 2.1%)
Population Density 3,571
Diversity Index2 33


Median Household Income $104,836
Average Household Income $146,947
% of Income for Mortgage4 26%
Per Capita Income $63,048
Wealth Index5 215


Total HU (Housing Units) 3,618 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,462 (40.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 716 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,440 (39.8%)
Median Home Value $635,701
Average Home Value $735,568
Housing Affordability Index3 83


Total Households 2,178
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 1,210
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.76% 0.76%
Households 0.83% 0.79%
Families 0.68% 0.68%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
Owner Occupied HU   1.65%

Point Pleasant Beach, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Point Pleasant Beach to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 254 54th
Population Density # 188 66th
Median Household Income # 180 67th
Housing Affordability Index # 85 16th
Per Capita Income # 103 81st
Diversity Index # 352 36th

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