Barnegat Ocean County, New Jersey

Barnegat: Township of New Jersey


Barnegat is a township located in the county of Ocean in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 20,936 and a population density of 513 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 23,988 inhabitants.

The township was created 176 years ago in 1846.

Barnegat Quick Facts

Population : 23,988 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Ocean County
Postal code : 08005
Phone Area Codes : 609
Area : 40.78 km2
Altitude : 112 feet / 34 meters
Establishment : March 03, 1846 (176 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 22:23:26 (28th September 2022)
Density : 588 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 12.72% (2010-2020)
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Location of Barnegat on New Jersey map.
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Barnegat is located at 39°45'11"N 74°13'23"W (39.7531800, -74.2229200). It has 3 neighbors: Bass River, Lacey and Long Beach.

Barnegat map

Barnegat has 3 neighbours.

  • Bass River township of New Jersey
  • Lacey township in Ocean County, New Jersey
  • Long Beach township in Ocean County, New Jersey


The population of Barnegat increased by 12.72% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 20,936 - census
2011 21,215 1.32% estimation process
2012 21,239 0.11% estimation process
2013 21,501 1.22% estimation process
2014 21,943 2.01% estimation process
2015 22,047 0.47% estimation process
2016 22,212 0.74% estimation process
2017 22,707 2.18% estimation process
2018 23,181 2.04% estimation process
2019 23,655 2% estimation process
2020 23,988 1.39% estimation process

Barnegat zip code is 08005. County name: Ocean, County fips: 34029

People born in Barnegat (4)

People born in Barnegat, including actress Heather McComb, United States Army Medal of Honor recipient Henry R. Tilton, wrestler and coach Frank Molinaro, .


  • Jason Groome (baseball player (1998-)) he was born in 23/08/1998

Schools in Barnegat

College & universities near Barnegat, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
431716 Ocean County Vocational-Technical School Toms River (NJ) 08753

Stations (21)

Amtrak & bus stations near Barnegat, NJ

Code Name Address Type
EGH Egg Harbor City, New Jersey South Philadelphia Ave & Atlantic Ave OTHER
ABN Absecon Shore Road and Ohio Ave OTHER
ACY Atlantic City Rail Terminal 1 Atlantic City Expressway OTHER
HTN Hammonton, New Jersey Egg Harbor Rd & Line St. OTHER
ATO Atco, New Jersey Cooper Rd and Raritan Ave OTHER

Post offices near Barnegat

Post Office Name City ZIP
Barnegat Carrier Annex Post Office Barnegat (NJ) 08005

Other cities in Ocean County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Ocean County , NJ. (more)

City Name Population Title
Lakewood 107,439 Township in Ocean County, New Jersey
Toms River 95,339 Township of New Jersey
Brick 76,863 Most populous city in the state of New Jersey, United States; county seat of Essex County, New Jersey
Lacey 29,760 Township in Ocean County, New Jersey
Point Pleasant 18,902 Borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States
Maple Shade 18,463 Township in Burlington County, New Jersey
Ocean Acres 16,142 Census-designated place in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States
Beachwood 11,434 Borough of New Jersey
Lincoln Park 10,064 Borough in Morris County, New Jersey
Crestwood Village 7,907 Unincorporated community in New Jersey, United States
Forked River 5,244 Census designated place in Lacey Township, Ocean County, New Jersey, United States
Point Pleasant Beach 4,597 Borough in New Jersey, United States
Leisure Village 4,400 Census designated place
Leisure Village East 4,217 Census designated place
Beach Haven West 3,896 Census designated place
South Toms River 3,712 Borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Barnegat distances to largest New Jersey cities