Point Pleasant Beach, NJ Profile: Facts & Data

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Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Point Pleasant Beach had a population of 4,785 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Point Pleasant Beach is located at latitude 40.0926 and longitude -74.0452 in Ocean County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Point Pleasant Beach (see map below) 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 (GNIS ID: 885358) 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, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,785
Population in Households 4,679
Population in Familes 3,503
Population in Group Qrtrs 106
Population Density2 3,354
Diversity Index3 32
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $76,055
Average Household Income $106,485
Per Capita Income $46,206

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,446 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,227 (35.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 812 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,407 (40.8%)
Median Home Value $590,031
Average Home Value $690,322
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,039
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 1,140
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.31% 0.53%
Households 0.33% 0.48%
Families 0.2% 0.4%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   2.75%

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, 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 # 271 50th
Population Density # 204 63rd
Diversity Index # 354 35th
Median Household Income # 316 42nd
Per Capita Income # 194 65th

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