Beach Haven West, New Jersey

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Population in 2010: 3,896. Population change since 2000: -12.3%
Males: 1,818  (46.7%)
Females: 2,078  (53.3%)
Median resident age:  56.0 years
New Jersey median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 08050, 08092.

Beach Haven West Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2016: $74,305 (it was $45,508 in 2000)
Beach Haven West:

$74,305
NJ:

$76,126

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $45,772 (it was $39,273 in 2000)

Beach Haven West CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $391,377 (it was $154,800 in 2000)
Beach Haven West:

$391,377
NJ:

$328,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $399,848; Detached houses: $400,523

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,562.

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  • Races in Beach Haven West, NJ (2010)

    Beach Haven West races chart
    • 3,68394.5%White alone
    • 1473.8%Hispanic
    • 270.7%Asian alone
    • 210.5%Two or more races
    • 140.4%Black alone
    • 40.1%American Indian alone

Races in Beach Haven West detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Beach Haven West: 122.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (46.0%), Polish (16.7%), Irish (8.9%), German (5.1%), Ukrainian (1.6%), European (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 5 feet

Land area: 2.02 square miles.

Population density: 1,929 people per square mile   (low).

Beach Haven West,NJ real estate house value index trend

Beach Haven West, New Jersey map

For population 25 years and over in Beach Haven West:

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 42.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Beach Haven West CDP:

  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 58.4%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

281 residents are foreign born (3.0% Europe, 2.4% Latin America, 0.8% Asia).

This place:

7.3%
New Jersey:

21.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $8,473 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $7,731 (2.4%)

Beach Haven West satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Toms River, NJ (21.9 miles , pop. 86,327).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (53.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Manahawkin, NJ (1.5 miles ), Ship Bottom borough, NJ (1.7 miles ), Surf City borough, NJ (1.8 miles ), North Beach Haven, NJ (2.2 miles ), Harvey Cedars borough, NJ (2.3 miles ), Ocean Acres, NJ (2.4 miles ), Barnegat, NJ (2.5 miles ), Beach Haven borough, NJ (2.7 miles ).

Latitude: 39.67 N, Longitude: 74.23 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 609

Beach Haven West household income distribution Beach Haven West home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
New Jersey:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Beach Haven West: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Beach Haven West, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Beach Haven West-area historical tornado activity is below New Jersey state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.7 miles away from the Beach Haven West place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/20/1999, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 8.1 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused $4 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Beach Haven West-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 106.2 miles away from the city 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 296.5 miles away from Beach Haven West 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 212.6 miles away from the city 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 104.7 miles away from the city 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 334.4 miles away from Beach Haven West 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 79.8 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).
Beach Haven West topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Beach Haven West:

  • SOUTHERN OCEAN SURGERY CENTER (Hospital, about 5 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 HOSPICE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; MANAHAWKIN, NJ)
  • BARNEGAT NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BARNEGAT, NJ)
  • SEACREST VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LITTLE EGG HARBOR TW, NJ)
  • LACEY CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; FORKED RIVER, NJ)

Operable nuclear power plant near Beach Haven West:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beach Haven West:

  • The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (about 21 miles; Galloway, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 8,360)
  • Ocean County College (about 24 miles; Toms River, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,471)
  • Atlantic Cape Community College (about 28 miles; Mays Landing, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,392)
  • Beth Medrash Govoha (about 30 miles; Lakewood, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,700)
  • Burlington County College (about 31 miles; Pemberton, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,928)
  • Camden County College (about 44 miles; Blackwood, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,901)
  • Monmouth University (about 45 miles; West Long Branch, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,986)

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 63.4. This is about average.

City:

63.4
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.399. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.399
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 34.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 29.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.96. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.96
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 7.0%
(5.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 78.9% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.0 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  63.3%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.6%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
New Jersey average:

12.6

Beach Haven West travel time to work - commute Beach Haven West mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Beach Haven West CDP (based on Ocean County data)

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.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Ocean County:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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:
This county:

9.2%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Ocean County:

26.4%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.2%
State:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Beach Haven West:

56.2%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Beach Haven West:

53.8%
New Jersey:

47.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.2
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Beach Haven West:

19.0%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Beach Haven West:

8.0%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.8%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
Beach Haven West:

59.5%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.5%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Beach Haven West, NJ Residents

3.88% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($55,946 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.88%
New Jersey average:

5.08%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($283 average AGI)
Ocean County:

0.03%
New Jersey average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Monmouth County, NJ  0.88% ($58,512 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, NJ  0.31% ($61,910)
from Bergen County, NJ  0.16% ($73,980)


3.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($51,559 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.94%
New Jersey average:

5.65%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($292 average AGI)
Ocean County:

0.03%
New Jersey average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Monmouth County, NJ  0.77% ($49,619 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, NJ  0.20% ($45,747)
to Burlington County, NJ  0.12% ($50,424)

Strongest AM radio stations in Beach Haven West:

  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Beach Haven West:

  • WNJM (89.9 FM; MANAHAWKIN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTH.)
  • W300AO (107.9 FM; MANAHAWKIN, NJ; Owner: JERSEY SHORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYRS (90.7 FM; MANAHAWKIN, NJ; Owner: PENN JERSEY EDUCATIONAL RADIO CORP.)
  • WCHR-FM (105.7 FM; MANAHAWKIN, NJ; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • WBHX (99.7 FM; TUCKERTON, NJ; Owner: PRESS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WOBM-FM (92.7 FM; TOMS RIVER, NJ; Owner: SEASHORE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPUR (107.3 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM ATLANTIC CITY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WOJZ (104.9 FM; EGG HARBOR CITY, NJ; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF EGG HARBOR LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WNJS-FM (88.1 FM; BERLIN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WXXY-FM (88.7 FM; PORT REPUBLIC, NJ; Owner: IN HIS NAME BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTTH (96.1 FM; MARGATE CITY, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WFPG-FM (96.9 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM ATLANTIC CITY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WAYV (95.1 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WMGM (103.7 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WZBZ (99.3 FM; PLEASANTVILLE, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WBZC (88.9 FM; PEMBERTON, NJ; Owner: BURLINGTON COUNTY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Beach Haven West:

  • 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)
  • W60CX (Channel 60; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WQAV-LP (Channel 34; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • 4,814Total average daily traffic
  • 68Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,874Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$260,5008$277,10130$252,6052$81,20016$257,2131$40,050
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$279,6502$257,3650$01$260,6600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$310,40010$291,9081$70,6104$226,6500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$221,3205$277,8441$37,9202$270,1550$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$361,3700$01$187,2800$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7351.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$242,1201$189,9901$230,360
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$181,2700$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7351.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Beach Haven West compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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