Point Pleasant, New Jersey

Point Pleasant: Borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States


Point Pleasant is a city located in the county of Ocean in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 18,392 and a population density of 4,411 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 18,902 inhabitants.

The city was created 103 years ago in 1920.

Point Pleasant locator map
Location of Point Pleasant on New Jersey map.

Quick Facts about Point Pleasant

Population : 18,902 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Ocean County
Postal code : 08742
Phone Area Codes : 732
Area : 4.17 km2
Altitude : 52 feet / 16 meters
Establishment : May 05, 1920 (103 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 00:25:34 (5th December 2023)
Density : 4,533 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.7% (2010-2020)
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Line1373 - Flickr - NOAA Photo Library
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Point Pleasant is located at 40°4'59"N 74°4'5"W (40.0831700, -74.0681900). It has 4 neighbors: Wall Township, Bay Head, Brielle and Point Pleasant Beach.

Point Pleasant map

Point Pleasant has 4 neighbours.


The population of Point Pleasant increased by 2.7% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 18,392 - census
2011 18,376 -0.09% estimation process
2012 18,334 -0.23% estimation process
2013 18,382 0.26% estimation process
2014 18,443 0.33% estimation process
2015 18,457 0.08% estimation process
2016 18,500 0.23% estimation process
2017 18,568 0.37% estimation process
2018 18,675 0.57% estimation process
2019 18,772 0.52% estimation process
2020 18,902 0.69% estimation process

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People born in Point Pleasant (21)

People born in Point Pleasant, including actress Kirsten Dunst, actress Tawny Cypress, Colombian-singer-songwriter Soraya, .


Schools in Point Pleasant

College & universities near Point Pleasant, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
481508 Paul Mitchell the School-Jersey Shore Brick (NJ) 08723-3413
407391 Capri Institute of Hair Design-Brick Brick (NJ) 08723
460640 Cortiva Institute-New Jersey Wall (NJ) 07719
491640 Yeshiva Gedolah Keren Hatorah Lakewood (NJ) 08701-1239
451398 Yeshiva Toras Chaim Lakewood (NJ) 08701

Stations (22)

Amtrak & bus stations near Point Pleasant, NJ

Code Name Address Type
PJC Princeton Junction station 2 Wallace Road RAIL
NBK New Brunswick station French and Albany Streets RAIL
MET Metropark station 100 Middlesex-Essex Turnpike RAIL
TRE Trenton Transit Center 72 South Clinton Avenue RAIL
EWR Newark Liberty International Airport Newark Liberty International Airport RAIL

Post offices near Point Pleasant

Post Office Name City ZIP
Point Pleasant Bor Post Office Point Pleasant Boro (NJ) 08742
Bay Head Post Office Bay Head (NJ) 08742
Point Pleasant Beach Post Office Point Pleasant Beach (NJ) 08742
Briell Post Office Brielle (NJ) 08730
Manasquan Post Office Manasquan (NJ) 08736

Other places with the same name (3)

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 A township in Ocean County, New Jersey.
Lacey 29,760 Township in Ocean County, New Jersey
Barnegat 23,988 Township of New Jersey
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

Point Pleasant distances to largest New Jersey cities