Point Pleasant Beach Ocean County, New Jersey

Point Pleasant Beach: Borough in New Jersey, United States

About

Point Pleasant Beach is a city located in the county of Ocean in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 4,665 and a population density of 1,036 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 4,597 inhabitants.

The city was created 136 years ago in 1886.

Point Pleasant Beach Quick Facts

Population : 4,597 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Ocean County
Different from : Point Pleasant
Postal code : 08742
Phone Area Codes : 732
Area : 4.5 km2
Altitude : 13 feet / 4 meters
Establishment : May 05, 1886 (136 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 21:45:41 (28th September 2022)
Density : 1,021 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.48% (2010-2020)
Point Pleasant Beach locator map
Location of Point Pleasant Beach on New Jersey map.
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Geography

Point Pleasant Beach is located at 40°5'28"N 74°2'52"W (40.0912300, -74.0479100). It has 4 neighbors: Bay Head, Brielle, Manasquan and Point Pleasant.

Point Pleasant Beach map

Point Pleasant Beach has 4 neighbours.

  • Bay Head borough in New Jersey, United States
  • Brielle borough in Monmouth County, New Jersey
  • Manasquan borough in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States
  • Point Pleasant borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Point Pleasant Beach decreased by 1.48% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,665 - census
2011 4,672 0.15% estimation process
2012 4,655 -0.37% estimation process
2013 4,615 -0.87% estimation process
2014 4,576 -0.85% estimation process
2015 4,560 -0.35% estimation process
2016 4,534 -0.57% estimation process
2017 4,524 -0.22% estimation process
2018 4,540 0.35% estimation process
2019 4,551 0.24% estimation process
2020 4,597 1% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 14,526
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 12,855
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 13.0%
April 1, 2020 Population : 15,627
April 1, 2010 Population : 12,854
People under 5 years old, percentage : 8.1%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 30.4%
People over 65 (%) : 9.4%
Female persons, % : 51.6%
White only, percent : 89.0%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.9%
Asians alone % : 0.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 5.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 5.7%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 87.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 868
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.4%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 64.6%

Point Pleasant Beach zip code is 08742. County name: Ocean, County fips: 34029

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 64.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $174,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,415
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $535
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,044
2015-2019 Households : 5,126
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.71
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 90.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 95.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 91.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 94.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 75.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 71.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 6,137
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 7,559
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 78,783
2012 total retail sales per capita : $6,046
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 29.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $73,698
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $29,172
Percentage of people living in poverty : 4.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,112
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 630
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 363
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 36
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,050
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 59
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,002
2010 population per square mile : 2,119.9
2010 land area in square miles : 6.06

People born in Point Pleasant Beach (5)

People born in Point Pleasant Beach, including heavy metal keyboardist Michael Pinnella, Player of and Canadian football Dickie Harris, Member of the New Jersey Senate and New Jersey General Assembly James W. Holzapfel, .

List

  • Jake Butler (mixed martial artist) he was born in 04/10/1982
  • Jim Carone (College baseball coach) he was born in 13/04/1981

Schools in Point Pleasant Beach

College & universities near Point Pleasant Beach, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
460640 Cortiva Institute-New Jersey Wall (NJ) 07719

Stations (22)

Amtrak & bus stations near Point Pleasant Beach, 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 Beach

Post Office Name City ZIP
Point Pleasant Beach Post Office Point Pleasant Beach (NJ) 08742

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
Barnegat 23,988 Township of 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
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 Beach distances to largest New Jersey cities