Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

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Population in 2017: 4,544 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.5%
 
Males: 2,259  (49.7%)
Females: 2,285  (50.3%)
Median resident age:

48.5 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 08742.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $78,216 (it was $51,105 in 2000)
Point Pleasant Beach:

$78,216
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $42,167 (it was $27,853 in 2000)

Point Pleasant Beach borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $492,795 (it was $225,600 in 2000)
Point Pleasant Beach:

$492,795
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $330,943; detached houses: $353,056; townhouses or other attached units: $250,813; in 2-unit structures: $422,271; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $133,172; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $206,926; mobile homes: $61,623

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,603.

March 2019 cost of living index in Point Pleasant Beach: 124.7 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.2%
(5.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ (2010)
    • 4,13288.6%White alone
    • 4219.0%Hispanic
    • 410.9%Two or more races
    • 390.8%Asian alone
    • 270.6%Black alone
    • 20.04%American Indian alone
    • 20.04%Other race alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Point Pleasant Beach detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey as of June 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Point Pleasant Beach is 774 to 1.


Crime rates in Point Pleasant Beach by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(55.5)
2
(37.2)
2
(37.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.2)
3
(64.1)
1
(21.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.6)
1
(21.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(55.4)
1
(18.5)
6
(111.6)
2
(37.0)
2
(36.8)
1
(18.2)
2
(42.7)
2
(42.5)
2
(42.8)
1
(21.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(44.3)
1
(22.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(73.8)
9
(166.6)
1
(18.6)
5
(92.6)
4
(73.7)
9
(163.9)
4
(85.5)
5
(106.1)
1
(21.4)
1
(21.6)
1
(21.6)
1
(22.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(67.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
22
(405.9)
23
(425.8)
35
(651.3)
41
(759.1)
29
(534.1)
26
(473.4)
30
(640.9)
31
(658.0)
24
(513.0)
20
(431.5)
16
(345.3)
10
(221.3)
9
(197.7)
5
(111.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
174
(3,210)
172
(3,185)
220
(4,094)
193
(3,573)
241
(4,438)
183
(3,332)
176
(3,760)
215
(4,564)
150
(3,206)
138
(2,977)
120
(2,590)
92
(2,036)
73
(1,604)
59
(1,319)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(147.6)
4
(74.1)
10
(186.1)
2
(37.0)
5
(92.1)
5
(91.0)
3
(64.1)
10
(212.3)
3
(64.1)
2
(43.1)
3
(64.8)
4
(88.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)200.0246.4291.2258.3248.1226.5281.6296.5186.4180.8197.7121.784.674.0

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City-data.com crime index in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ

Crime rate in Point Pleasant Beach detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 29 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.14
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Irish (23.4%), Italian (20.1%), Polish (9.3%), German (6.1%), American (4.1%), English (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1886

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 1.44 square miles.

Population density: 3,160 people per square mile   (average).

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey map

460 residents are foreign born (5.0% Europe, 4.6% Latin America, 1.0% Asia).

This borough:

9.8%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $7,454 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $7,819 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Toms River, NJ (10.1 miles , pop. 86,327).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Staten Island, NY (34.3 miles , pop. 443,728).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Brooklyn, NY (38.9 miles , pop. 2,465,326).

Nearest cities:

Brielle borough, NJ (1.2 miles ),
Point Pleasant borough, NJ (1.3 miles ),
Bay Head borough, NJ (1.3 miles ),
Manasquan borough, NJ (1.4 miles ),
Sea Girt borough, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Mantoloking borough, NJ (1.8 miles ),
Spring Lake Heights borough, NJ (2.0 miles ),
Spring Lake borough, NJ (2.1 miles )

Latitude: 40.09 N, Longitude: 74.05 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,248 (+26.6%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 454 (19.7%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 732

Distribution of median household income in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ in 2017
Point Pleasant Beach satellite photo by USGS

Point Pleasant Beach tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Historical population in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ
Historical housing units in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ

Population change in the 1990s: +294 (+5.9%).
Most common industries in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (10.5%)
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Public administration (10.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.3%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Construction (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (13.9%)
  • Construction (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.8%)
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.6%)
  • Social assistance (5.6%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
Most common occupations in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (3.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.8%)

Average climate in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 77.5. This is about average.

City:

77.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.371. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.371
U.S.:

0.267
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.0
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Point Pleasant Beach-area historical tornado activity is below New Jersey state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.7 miles away from the Point Pleasant Beach borough center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 10/16/1955, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 14.5 miles away from the borough center .

Earthquake activity:

Point Pleasant Beach-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 106.5 miles away from Point Pleasant Beach 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 267.5 miles away from Point Pleasant Beach 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 209.9 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 104.9 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 304.5 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 66.3 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).
Point Pleasant Beach topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Point Pleasant Beach:

  • PT PLEASANT BEACH NH (703 RICHMOND AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Point Pleasant Beach:

  • CLAREMONT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PT PLEASANT, NJ)
  • SUNNYSIDE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MANASQUAN, NJ)
  • BRANDYWINE SENIOR LIVING AT WALL (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WALL, NJ)
  • MERIDIAN SUBACUTE REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WALL, NJ)
  • CARE ONE AT HOLMDEL (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HOLMDEL, NJ)
  • HOLMDEL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HOLMDEL, NJ)
  • BURNT TAVERN REHAB AND HCC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BRICK, NJ)

Operable nuclear power plant near Point Pleasant Beach:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Point Pleasant Beach:

  • Ocean County College (about 9 miles; Toms River, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 7,471)
  • Beth Medrash Govoha (about 10 miles; Lakewood, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,700)
  • Monmouth University (about 14 miles; West Long Branch, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,986)
  • Brookdale Community College (about 17 miles; Lincroft, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,879)
  • Burlington County College (about 33 miles; Pemberton, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,928)
  • Middlesex County College (about 34 miles; Edison, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,849)
  • Mercer County Community College (about 34 miles; West Windsor, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,728)

Public high school in Point Pleasant Beach:

Public elementary/middle school in Point Pleasant Beach:

Private elementary/middle school in Point Pleasant Beach:

  • ST PETER SCHOOL (Students: 194, Location: 415 ATLANTIC AVE, Grades: KG-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Point Pleasant Beach: Blodgett Landing (A), Point Pleasant Beach First Aid and Emergency Squad (B), United States Coast Guard Manasquan Inlet Station (C), Point Pleasant Beach Fire Company 2 Station 43 (D), Ocean Fire Company 1 Station 42 (E), Point Pleasant Beach Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Point Pleasant Beach include: Saint Mary's by the Sea Episcopal Church (A), Central United Methodist Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church (D), Saint Peter's Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lake of the Lilies (A), Lake Louise (B), Little Silver Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Ocean County - Libraries- Branches- Brick (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 301 Chambers Bridge Road), Jenkinson's Aquarium (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 300 Boardwalk), Jenkinson's - Golf Castle (Amusement & Theme Parks; 300 Boardwalk), Jenkinson's - Lifeguard Headquarters (Amusement & Theme Parks; 300 Boardwalk), Jenkinson's - Aquarium Gift Shop- Gift Shop (Amusement & Theme Parks; 300 Boardwalk), Jenkinson's - Group Sales (Amusement & Theme Parks; 300 Boardwalk), Joey Tomatoes (Amusement & Theme Parks; Central Avenue & Bdw), Marketing Jenkinsons South Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 300 Boardwalk), Jenkinson's - Restaurant- Inlet (Amusement & Theme Parks; 300 Boardwalk).

Hotels: Grenville Hotel & Restaurant (345 Main Avenue), Gullpoint Cottage Inn (310 Forman Avenue), Conover's Bay Head Inn (646 Main Avenue Bay Head), White Sands Ocean Front Resort and Spa (1205 Ocean Av), Dunes Hotel (1601 Ocean Avenue), American Dream Travel (1136 Hollywood Blvd), Mariner's Cove Motel (50 Broadway), Harbor Lights Resorts (301 Broadway), Broadway Court Motel LLC (304 Broadway).

Court: Point Pleasant Beach Boro - Municipal Court (416 New Jersey Avenue).

Birthplace of: Alfred M. Gray, Jr. - Marine Corps Commandant, Michael Pinnella - Heavy metal keyboardist, Dickie Harris - Player of and football, Tim Warner - College basketball player (Monmouth (N.J.) Hawks).

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 Point Pleasant Beach and their reported violations in the past:

POINT PLEASANT BEACH WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 12,000, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-12-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2012), St Formal NOV issued (APR-30-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-06-2012), St Admin Penalty assessed (2 times from FEB-05-2013 to AUG-15-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2012), St Formal NOV issued (APR-30-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-06-2012), St Admin Penalty assessed (2 times from FEB-05-2013 to AUG-15-2013)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.3 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

56.5%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

5.0%
Whole state:

5.9%


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

People in group quarters in Point Pleasant Beach in 2010:

  • 53 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 24 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 7 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Point Pleasant Beach in 2000:

  • 44 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 29 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 21 people in nursing homes

Banks with branches in Point Pleasant Beach (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Point Pleasant @ Stop & Shop Branch at 3230 Bridge Avenue And Highway 88, branch established on 2005/03/16. 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
  • The Provident Bank: Point Pleasant Beach Branch at 604-610 Laurel Avenue, branch established on 1977/06/11. Info updated 2010/07/27: Bank assets: $7,097.5 mil, Deposits: $5,186.9 mil, headquarters in Jersey City, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 83 total offices, Holding Company: Provident Financial Services, Inc.
  • Manasquan Savings Bank: Point Pleasant Branch at 2307 Route 88, branch established on 2007/10/15. Info updated 2008/07/01: Bank assets: $848.0 mil, Deposits: $737.9 mil, headquarters in Manasquan, NJ, positive income, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Msb Mutual Holding Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: Point Pleasant Branch at 501 Arnold Avenue, branch established on 1961/08/12. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Point Pleasant Beach:

Marital status in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ
  • Never married: 29.5%
  • Now married: 53.4%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

For population 25 years and over in Point Pleasant Beach:

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 46.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
New Jersey average:

12.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Point Pleasant Beach, 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
This county:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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
This county:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Ocean County:

9.2%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.4%
New Jersey:

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

13.2%
State:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Point Pleasant Beach:

47.5%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.9%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Point Pleasant Beach:

28.7
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

24.0%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Point Pleasant Beach:

9.8%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
Point Pleasant Beach:

34.8%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
Point Pleasant Beach:

52.9%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Point Pleasant Beach:

75.7%
State:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Point Pleasant Beach, NJ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 22$219,772$119,8760$0
Streets and Highways 12$62,372$62,3721$2,232
Solid Waste Management 8$43,602$65,4031$341
Police - Other 6$28,369$56,73817$15,292
Other Government Administration 5$31,737$76,1697$2,852
Other and Unallocable 4$25,225$75,6758$16,140
Water Supply 4$23,733$71,1990$0
Financial Administration 3$14,747$58,9883$2,336
Judicial and Legal 2$10,505$63,0302$4,070
Parks and Recreation 0$0 3$5,281
Totals for Government 66$460,062$83,64842$48,544

Point Pleasant Beach government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,266,000 ($718.75)
    General - Other: $3,106,000 ($683.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $784,000 ($172.54)
    Water Utilities: $508,000 ($111.80)
    Sewerage: $508,000 ($111.80)
    Regular Highways: $353,000 ($77.68)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $349,000 ($76.80)
    Central Staff Services: $333,000 ($73.28)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $328,000 ($72.18)
    Financial Administration: $306,000 ($67.34)
    General Public Buildings: $192,000 ($42.25)
    Local Fire Protection: $128,000 ($28.17)
    Health - Other: $52,000 ($11.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($1.32)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $393,000 ($86.49)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $2,351,000 ($517.39)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,228,000 ($1150.53)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $206,000 ($45.33)

Point Pleasant Beach government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,904,000 ($419.01)
    Parking Facilities: $1,877,000 ($413.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $19,000 ($4.18)
    Other: $7,000 ($1.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.44)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $24,000 ($5.28)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,253,000 ($275.75)
    Rents: $174,000 ($38.29)
    General Revenue - Other: $116,000 ($25.53)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($2.42)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,804,000 ($397.01)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $571,000 ($125.66)
    Highways: $225,000 ($49.52)
    Other: $195,000 ($42.91)
    Health and Hospitals: $2,000 ($0.44)
  • Tax - Property: $7,240,000 ($1593.31)
    Other License: $506,000 ($111.36)
    Other Selective Sales: $223,000 ($49.08)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $53,000 ($11.66)
    Public Utilities Sales: $30,000 ($6.60)

Point Pleasant Beach government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,312,000 ($4250.00)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,312,000 ($4250.00)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $5,807,000 ($1277.95)

Point Pleasant Beach government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,071,000 ($455.77)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,995,000 ($879.18)

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 Point Pleasant Beach, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2H&R Block1
AT&T1KFC1
CVS1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Dairy Queen1Stop & Shop1
FedEx1UPS4

Strongest AM radio stations in Point Pleasant Beach:

  • WOBM (1160 AM; 9 kW; LAKEWOOD TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: NORTH SHORE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WADB (1310 AM; 3 kW; ASBURY PARK, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM SHORE LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Point Pleasant Beach:

  • WRAT (95.9 FM; POINT PLEASANT, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WJLK-FM (94.3 FM; ASBURY PARK, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM SHORE LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WHTG-FM (106.3 FM; EATONTOWN, NJ; Owner: PRESS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WOBM-FM (92.7 FM; TOMS RIVER, NJ; Owner: SEASHORE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WWZY (107.1 FM; LONG BRANCH, NJ; Owner: PRESS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBJB-FM (90.5 FM; LINCROFT, NJ; Owner: BROOKDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WWNJ (91.1 FM; DOVER TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Point Pleasant Beach:

  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WNJB1 (Channel 58; LONG BRANCH, NJ; Owner: NJ PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WWSI (Channel 62; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: HISPANIC BROADCASTERS OF PHILADELPHIA, L.L.C.)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
Point Pleasant Beach fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Point Pleasant Beach fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 128ft / 39.4mTotal length
  • 67,081Total average daily traffic
  • 2,682Total average daily truck traffic
  • 87,724Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full 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 ORIGINATED4$464,50060$415,267224$319,05812$135,750126$362,746
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$06$286,83315$326,6000$010$349,600
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$568,00010$375,10062$382,3555$44,20028$359,429
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$529,00011$393,54530$269,4331$25,00011$355,364
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$09$425,6670$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7101.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$338,0002$403,5000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$347,0000$01$347,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$377,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7101.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ - Value

2004 - 2015 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2015 the average number of fires per year is 16. The highest number of reported fires - 49 took place in 2005, and the least - 0 in 2010. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (70.3%), and Outside Fires (18.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ
    • 13570.3%Structure Fires
    • 3518.2%Outside Fires
    • 168.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 63.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Point Pleasant Beach, NJ

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey:

  • Red Carpet Inn, 1609 Bay Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey 08742 , Phone: (732) 892-1208
  • Driftwood Motel, 1414 Ocean Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey 08742 , Phone: (732) 892-3519
  • Grenville Hotel and Restaurant, 345 Main Ave, Point pleasant beach, New Jersey 08742 , Phone: (732) 892-3100
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ
  • 88.8%Utility gas
  • 5.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.2%Electricity
  • 2.0%Coal or coke
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ
  • 77.4%Utility gas
  • 21.2%Electricity
  • 1.4%Other fuel


Point Pleasant Beach compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Point Pleasant Beach on our top lists:

  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #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"
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