Ship Bottom, NJ Profile: Facts & Data

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Ship Bottom, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Ship Bottom had a population of 1,203 as of July 1, 2019.

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.

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Ship Bottom, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Ship Bottom, NJ Housing Affordability Index is 69
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

Ship Bottom, NJ Wealth Index is 250
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 1,203
Population in Households 1,203
Population in Familes 888
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 1,686
Diversity Index1 32
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $89,585
Average Household Income $140,870
Per Capita Income $67,213
Wealth Index3 250

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,094 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 431 (20.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 145 ( 6.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,518 (72.5%)
Median Home Value $651,348
Housing Affordability Index2 69
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 576
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 340
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 0.43% 0.51%
Households 0.4% 0.45%
Families 0.36% 0.41%
Median Household Income   3.63%
Per Capita Income   2.91%

Ship Bottom, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

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, 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 # 453 17th
Population Density # 366 33rd
Diversity Index # 356 35th
Median Household Income # 242 56th
Per Capita Income # 76 86th

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