Point Pleasant Beach Ocean County, New Jersey

Point Pleasant Beach: Borough in New Jersey, United States

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Location of Point Pleasant Beach on New Jersey map.


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 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 4,551 inhabitants.

The city was created 135 years ago in 1886.


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.

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Point Pleasant Beach Quick Facts

Population : 4,551 (2019)
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 (135 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 05:18:16 (2nd August 2021)
Density : 1,010 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -2.5% (2010-2019)

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


According to census records, the population of Point Pleasant Beach decreased by 2.5% in 9 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

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

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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, you can see a list of people who born in Point Pleasant Beach.


College & universities near Point Pleasant Beach

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

Stations (22)

Amtrak & bus stations near Point Pleasant Beach

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

Other cities in Ocean County

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

City Name Population Title
Lakewood 106,300 Township in Ocean County, New Jersey
Toms River 94,108 Township of New Jersey
Brick 76,100 Most populous city in the state of New Jersey, United States; county seat of Essex County, New Jersey
Lacey 29,295 Township in Ocean County, New Jersey
Barnegat 23,655 Township of New Jersey
Bayville 20,512
Point Pleasant 18,772 Borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States
Maple Shade 18,476 Township in Burlington County, New Jersey
Ocean Acres 16,142 Census-designated place in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States
Beachwood 11,312 Borough of New Jersey
Lincoln Park 10,111 Borough in Morris County, New Jersey
Pine Lake Park 8,707
Mystic Island 8,493
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

Distance to Other Cities

Point Pleasant Beach distances to largest New Jersey cities

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