Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 08742: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742

Acceptable Alternative
Bay Head, NJ 08742
Point Pleasant Boro, NJ 08742
Pt Pleas Bch, NJ 08742
Pt Pleasant, NJ 08742
Pt Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742

Not Acceptable, USPS
Point Pleasant, NJ 08742

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Ocean County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.079, Longitude -74.066
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,307
  • PO Box Addresses: 454
  • Residential Addresses: 12,477
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 172
    • Single Family Addresses: 12,305

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 08742 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 08742 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 24,715
Population in Households 24,515
Population in Familes 19,843
Population in Group Qrtrs 200
Population Density2 4,275
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $85,694
Average Household Income $109,829
Per Capita Income $44,852


Total Housing Units 13,146 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,402 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,623 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,121 (23.7%)
Median Home Value $423,622
Average Home Value $531,819


Total Households 10,025
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 6,515
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.19% 0.46%
Households 0.23% 0.41%
Families 0.13% 0.34%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   2.93%

Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08742 to the other 583 ZIP Codes 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 # 128 78th
Population Density # 149 75th
Diversity Index # 507 13th
Median Household Income # 287 51st
Per Capita Income # 244 58th

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