Seaside Park, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Seaside Park, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Seaside Park had a population of 1,587 as of July 1, 2017. Seaside Park ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Seaside Park is located at latitude 39.9257 and longitude -74.0788 in Ocean County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Seaside Park (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Ocean County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Borough of Seaside Park (GNIS ID: 885391) 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 Seaside Park population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Seaside Park, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,587
Daytime Population: Workers 521
Daytime Population: Residents 842
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,363
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 1,587
Population in Familes 1,071
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,443
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $51,182
Average Household Income $78,995
Per Capita Income $41,476


Total Housing Units 2,709 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 497 (18.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 338 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,873 (69.1%)
Median Home Value $677,083
Average Home Value $725,301


Total Households 836
Average Household Size 1.9
Family Households 414
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.07% 0.29%
Households 0.05% 0.19%
Families 0.3% 0.14%
Median Household Income   0.79%
Per Capita Income   2.1%

Seaside Park, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Seaside Park 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 # 429 21st
Population Density # 282 48th
Diversity Index # 504 8th
Median Household Income # 471 14th
Per Capita Income # 212 61st

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