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Seaside Park, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Seaside Park had a population of 1,680 as of July 1, 2019. 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 39.9268 and longitude -74.0771 in Ocean County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Seaside Park 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.


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Seaside Park, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Seaside Park, NJ Housing Affordability Index is 47
State of New Jersey Housing Affordability Index is 91
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Seaside Park, NJ Wealth Index is 130
State of New Jersey Wealth Index is 148
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,680
Population in Households 1,680
Population in Families 1,132
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 2,563
Diversity Index1 14
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $71,320
Average Household Income $93,633
Per Capita Income $49,050
Wealth Index3 130

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,804 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 546 (19.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 337 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,921 (68.5%)
Median Home Value $675,000
Housing Affordability Index2 47
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 883
Average Household Size 1.9
Family Households 436
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.67% 0.69%
Households 0.63% 0.63%
Families 0.8% 0.5%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   2.06%

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, 2019 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 # 422 23rd
Population Density # 273 50th
Diversity Index # 503 8th
Median Household Income # 394 28th
Per Capita Income # 187 66th

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