Barnegat, New Jersey

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Population in 2010: 2,817.
Population change since 2000: +66.7%
Males: 1,440  (51.1%)
Females: 1,377  (48.9%)
Median resident age:

41.6 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 08005.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $84,239 (it was $55,040 in 2000)
Barnegat:

$84,239
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,445 (it was $21,431 in 2000)

Barnegat CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $302,973 (it was $138,700 in 2000)
Barnegat:

$302,973
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $302,391; detached houses: $298,418; townhouses or other attached units: $422,816

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,741.

March 2019 cost of living index in Barnegat: 119.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.6%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 98.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Barnegat, NJ (2010)
    • 2,49188.4%White alone
    • 1635.8%Hispanic
    • 632.2%Asian alone
    • 582.1%Black alone
    • 411.5%Two or more races
    • 10.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Barnegat detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Barnegat, New Jersey as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Barnegat is 321 to 1.


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Ancestries: Italian (46.6%), Irish (14.0%), American (6.2%), Slovak (4.1%), German (3.7%), English (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 43 feet

Land area: 2.68 square miles.

Population density: 1,052 people per square mile   (low).

Barnegat, New Jersey map

151 residents are foreign born (3.8% Latin America, 0.8% Europe).

This place:

4.7%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $7,708 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,541 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Toms River, NJ (15.8 miles , pop. 86,327).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (51.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Waretown, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Ocean Acres, NJ (1.9 miles ),
Manahawkin, NJ (2.1 miles ),
Forked River, NJ (2.3 miles ),
Harvey Cedars borough, NJ (2.4 miles ),
Barnegat Light borough, NJ (2.4 miles ),
Beach Haven West, NJ (2.5 miles ),
Surf City borough, NJ (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 39.75 N, Longitude: 74.22 W

Area code: 609

Distribution of median household income in Barnegat, NJ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Barnegat, NJ in 2017

Barnegat satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Most common industries in Barnegat, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (15.0%)
  • Construction (12.9%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (6.8%)
  • Health care (6.6%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (28.4%)
  • Social assistance (11.8%)
  • Health care (11.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Personal & laundry services (6.1%)
Most common occupations in Barnegat, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.9%)
  • Electricians (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Carpenters (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Electricians (7.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Carpenters (6.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Computer specialists (5.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (15.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Child care workers (7.7%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (7.3%)
  • Personal appearance workers (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Communications equipment operators (4.8%)

Average climate in Barnegat, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Barnegat, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 73.4. This is about average.

City:

73.4
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0866. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0866
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.85. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.85
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Barnegat-area historical tornado activity is below New Jersey state average. It is 56% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.6 miles away from the Barnegat place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/29/1982, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 8.8 miles away from the place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Barnegat-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 104.1 miles away from Barnegat center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 290.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 213.2 miles away from Barnegat center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 102.5 miles away from Barnegat center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 328.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 75.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ocean County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 4, Blizzards: 2, Fires: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Barnegat topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Barnegat:

  • BARNEGAT NURSING CENTER (859 WEST BAY AVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Barnegat:

  • SOUTHERN OCEAN HOSPICE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; MANAHAWKIN, NJ)
  • RCG SO OCEAN CO (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; MANAHAWKIN, NJ)
  • SOUTHERN OCEAN CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MANAHAWKIN, NJ)
  • SOUTHERN OCEAN SURGERY CENTER (Hospital, about 5 miles away; MANAHAWKIN, NJ)
  • LACEY CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; FORKED RIVER, NJ)
  • CRYSTAL LAKE HLTHCARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BAYVILLE, NJ)
  • TALLWOODS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BAYVILLE, NJ)

Operable nuclear power plant near Barnegat:

  • 6 miles: Oyster Creek in Forked River, NJ.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Barnegat:

  • Ocean County College (about 18 miles; Toms River, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 7,471)
  • Beth Medrash Govoha (about 24 miles; Lakewood, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,700)
  • The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (about 25 miles; Galloway, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,360)
  • Burlington County College (about 27 miles; Pemberton, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,928)
  • Atlantic Cape Community College (about 32 miles; Mays Landing, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,392)
  • Monmouth University (about 39 miles; West Long Branch, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,986)
  • Brookdale Community College (about 40 miles; Lincroft, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,879)

Public high school in Barnegat:

Public elementary/middle schools in Barnegat:

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Notable locations in Barnegat: Barnegat First Aid Squad (A), Barnegat Volunteer Fire Company 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Friends Meeting Cemetery (1), Masonic Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Barnegat Cultural Arts Center (Art Museums; 781 West Bay Avenue), Ocean County Offices & Institutions - Libraries- Branches- Waretown (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 112 Burr Street).

Hotel: Barnegat Motel (115 US Highway 9).

Court: Barnegat Township - Municipal Offices- Court Clerk (900 West Bay Avenue).

Birthplace of: Henry R. Tilton - Army Medal of Honor recipient.

Ocean County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Barnegat and their reported violations in the past:

BARNEGAT TWP WATER SEWER (Population served: 15,300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUL-12-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-12-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-16-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2008), St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2008), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-25-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between AUG-13-2010 and AUG-14-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-09-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-09-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUL-22-2010 to OCT-21-2010), St Public Notif requested (DEC-01-2010), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-01-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.8 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

71.9%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.9%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Barnegat (2011 data):

  • Hudson City Savings Bank: Ocean County Branch at 580 N. Main St., branch established on 2000/03/04. Info updated 2012/01/09: Bank assets: $45,373.6 mil, Deposits: $25,645.6 mil, headquarters in Paramus, NJ, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Barnegat Branch at 242 S Main St, branch established on 1953/04/04. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • TD Bank, National Association: Barnegat Branch at Bayshore Drive And Route 9, branch established on 1975/05/09. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • OceanFirst Bank: Barnegat Branch at 845 W. Bay Avenue, branch established on 2006/06/03. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $2,304.1 mil, Deposits: $1,720.7 mil, headquarters in Toms River, NJ, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 23 total offices
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Barnegat @ Genuardi's Branch at 912 West Bay Avenue, branch established on 1999/11/03. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

For population 15 years and over in Barnegat:

Marital status in Barnegat, NJ
  • Never married: 32.2%
  • Now married: 51.3%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

For population 25 years and over in Barnegat:

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
New Jersey average:

12.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Barnegat
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Barnegat, NJ (based on Ocean County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic173,31826
Other56,416108
Mainline Protestant28,02974
Evangelical Protestant14,51079
Black Protestant2,30311
Orthodox1,2804
None300,711-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 90
Ocean County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Ocean County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 110
Ocean County:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 49
This county:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 359
Here:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.2%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Ocean County:

26.4%
State:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Ocean County:

13.2%
State:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Barnegat:

50.1%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Barnegat:

47.5%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Barnegat:

29.0
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Barnegat:

20.7%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Barnegat:

9.9%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Barnegat:

6.8
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
Barnegat:

35.7%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
Barnegat:

57.2%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Barnegat:

78.7%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Barnegat, NJ Residents

4.54% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($73,691 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.54%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($235 average AGI)
Ocean County:

0.03%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Monmouth County, NJ  1.11% ($68,944 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, NJ  0.37% ($72,948)
from Bergen County, NJ  0.21% ($96,183)


4.25% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($64,857 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.25%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($540 average AGI)
Ocean County:

0.03%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Monmouth County, NJ  0.87% ($74,580 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, NJ  0.20% ($54,245)
to Burlington County, NJ  0.18% ($54,184)
Businesses in Barnegat, NJ
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1H&R Block1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Burger King1Rite Aid2
CVS1Safeway1
Curves1True Value1
Domino's Pizza1UPS3
FedEx2Vons1
GNC2Walgreens1

Strongest AM radio stations in Barnegat:

  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOBM (1160 AM; 9 kW; LAKEWOOD TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: NORTH SHORE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Barnegat:

  • WBBO (98.5 FM; OCEAN ACRES, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM SHORE LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WJRZ-FM (100.1 FM; MANAHAWKIN, NJ; Owner: JERSEY SHORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNJM (89.9 FM; MANAHAWKIN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTH.)
  • WCHR-FM (105.7 FM; MANAHAWKIN, NJ; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • W300AO (107.9 FM; MANAHAWKIN, NJ; Owner: JERSEY SHORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYRS (90.7 FM; MANAHAWKIN, NJ; Owner: PENN JERSEY EDUCATIONAL RADIO CORP.)
  • WOBM-FM (92.7 FM; TOMS RIVER, NJ; Owner: SEASHORE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBHX (99.7 FM; TUCKERTON, NJ; Owner: PRESS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WNJS-FM (88.1 FM; BERLIN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WOJZ (104.9 FM; EGG HARBOR CITY, NJ; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF EGG HARBOR LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WPUR (107.3 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM ATLANTIC CITY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WBZC (88.9 FM; PEMBERTON, NJ; Owner: BURLINGTON COUNTY COLLEGE)
  • W264AM (100.7 FM; TOMS RIVER, NJ; Owner: JERSEY SHORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXXY-FM (88.7 FM; PORT REPUBLIC, NJ; Owner: IN HIS NAME BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWNJ (91.1 FM; DOVER TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Barnegat:

  • WWSI (Channel 62; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: HISPANIC BROADCASTERS OF PHILADELPHIA, L.L.C.)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WPSJ-LP (Channel 8; HAMMONTON, ETC., NJ; Owner: ENGLE BROADCASTING)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Barnegat: Henry R. Tilton.

  • Barnegat, New Jersey
  • Fatal accident count47
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents82
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:15
  • Fatalities53
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents127
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents4
  • New Jersey average
  • Fatal accident count14712
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents22556
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons4740
  • Fatalities15930
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents37687
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents3192
See more detailed statistics of Barnegat fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 6.1mTotal length
  • 36,212Total average daily traffic
  • 1,396Total average daily truck traffic
  • 43,557Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Barnegat)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Barnegat, NJ)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 92 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Barnegat)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Barnegat)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$243,41715$229,23769$214,6487$104,76414$200,036
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$151,6652$132,1056$175,4920$01$214,620
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$215,7833$216,29730$230,4006$19,1123$197,573
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$263,0452$173,36017$241,0542$86,9702$209,195
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$225,4670$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7340.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$215,2672$271,760
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$220,4301$383,910
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$144,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7340.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Barnegat, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Barnegat, NJ - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 54. The highest number of fires - 125 took place in 2010, and the least - 5 in 2017. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Barnegat, NJ When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (42.6%), and Outside Fires (36.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Barnegat, NJ
    • 37142.6%Structure Fires
    • 31736.4%Outside Fires
    • 12614.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 566.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Barnegat, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Barnegat, NJ
  • 92.5%Utility gas
  • 5.9%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Barnegat, NJ
  • 92.5%Utility gas
  • 4.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.3%Electricity


Barnegat compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Barnegat on our top lists:

  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Netherlands (population 500+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
There are 24 pilots and 16 other airmen in this city.
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