The Borough of Ship Bottom had a population of 1,251 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Ship Bottom is located at latitude 39.6429 and longitude -74.1804 in Ocean County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Ship Bottom encompass a land area of 0.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0.29 sq. miles. Ocean County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.
The Borough of Ship Bottom (GNIS ID: 885394) 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 Ship Bottom: Arlington, Ship Bottom Beach.
|Total Population||1,251 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,251 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||920 (73.5%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$88,577|
|Average Household Income||$141,408|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||31%|
|Per Capita Income||$68,024|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,245 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||453 (20.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||149 ( 6.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,642 (73.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$660,628|
|Average Home Value||$731,416|
|Housing Affordability Index3||76|
|Average Household Size||2.07|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.06%|
|Per Capita Income||0.71%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.57%|
The table below compares Ship Bottom 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||# 447||18th|
|Population Density||# 358||34th|
|Median Household Income||# 256||53rd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 72||13th|
|Per Capita Income||# 79||86th|
|Diversity Index||# 358||34th|
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