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Population in 2012: 18,449 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.4%
 

Males: 8,757  (47.5%)
Females: 9,692  (52.5%)

Median resident age:  43.0 years
New Jersey median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 08742.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $79,400 (it was $55,987 in 2000)
Point Pleasant:

$79,400
NJ:

$69,667
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $37,264

Point Pleasant borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $346,928 (it was $159,800 in 2000)
Point Pleasant:

$346,928
NJ:

$311,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $457,423; Detached houses: $459,661; Townhouses or other attached units: $504,532; In 2-unit structures: $397,908; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $414,958; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $315,417

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,300.

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  • White alone - 17,366 (93.9%)
  • Hispanic - 946 (5.1%)
  • Two or more races - 126 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 45 (0.2%)
  • Black alone - 12 (0.06%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.02%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Point Pleasant: 122.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: Irish (24.9%), Italian (18.0%), German (17.0%), English (7.4%), Polish (6.2%), United States (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1920

Elevation: 16 feet

Land area: 3.53 square miles.

Population density: 5,219 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Point Pleasant:

  • High school or higher: 95.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.9%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Point Pleasant borough:

  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 55.3%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

496 residents are foreign born (1.8% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

This borough:  2.7%
New Jersey:  21.2%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Point Pleasant, New Jersey as of November 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Point Pleasant to the number of sex offenders is 3,075 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $5,973 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $5,401 (1.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Toms River, NJ (8.6 miles , pop. 86,327).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New York, NY (43.9 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Bay Head borough, NJ (1.2 miles ), Point Pleasant Beach borough, NJ (1.3 miles ), Brielle borough, NJ (1.4 miles ), Mantoloking borough, NJ (1.6 miles ), Manasquan borough, NJ (1.7 miles ), Sea Girt borough, NJ (2.0 miles ), Ramtown, NJ (2.2 miles ), Allenwood, NJ (2.2 miles ).

Latitude: 40.08 N, Longitude: 74.07 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,842 (-26.2%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 1,503 (16.4%)

Area code: 732

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Crime rates in Point Pleasant by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0241100100011
per 100,000 0.010.320.35.15.00.00.05.10.00.00.05.45.4
Robberies 3110122312544
per 100,000 14.85.15.10.05.010.110.115.25.09.924.321.721.5
Assaults 1015129128141413101498
per 100,000 49.477.160.945.560.140.370.470.765.149.468.148.843.1
Burglaries 42817676624651333331596164
per 100,000 207.6416.1385.6384.3310.4231.6256.6166.7165.3153.2286.8330.6344.6
Thefts 346246294239268247269304411300288292252
per 100,000 1710.21263.71491.61208.41341.71243.51353.41535.82059.21482.81400.21582.41356.9
Auto thefts 46973710438534
per 100,000 19.830.845.735.415.035.250.320.215.039.524.316.321.5
Arson 0001000000021
per 100,000 0.00.00.05.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.010.85.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 106.0115.0128.997.8100.985.699.9104.5117.692.2106.0116.1106.7

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 37 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
New Jersey average:

3.38

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Point Pleasant, New Jersey accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.2%
New Jersey:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +896 (+4.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (3%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Point Pleasant-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 30.4 miles away from the Point Pleasant 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 15.2 miles away from the borough center .

Earthquake activity:

Point Pleasant-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New Jersey state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 65.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 24.3 miles away from Point Pleasant center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 85.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 73.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ocean County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Snowstorms: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzards: 2, Fires: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Diamond Dallas Page - Film actor, Kirsten Dunst - (born 1982), actor, Kurt Pellegrino - Mixed martial arts fighter, Caroline Casagrande - Member of the New Jersey General Assembly, Soraya (musician) - Singer-songwriter, Brian Lynch (basketball) - Basketball player, Jimmy Pinchak - Child actor, Jeff Frazier - Baseball player, Rachel Bolan - Musician, Tawny Cypress - Actor.


Hospitals/medical centers near Point Pleasant:

  • CLAREMONT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; PT PLEASANT, NJ)
  • PT PLEASANT BEACH NH (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; POINT PLEASANT BEACH, NJ)
  • MERIDIAN SUBACUTE REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WALL, NJ)

Political contributions by individuals in Point Pleasant, NJ

Operable nuclear power plant near Point Pleasant:

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

Local government website: www.ptboro.com

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

  • Ocean County College (about 8 miles; Toms River, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 5,907)
  • Beth Medrash Govoha (about 9 miles; Lakewood, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,409)
  • Monmouth University (about 15 miles; West Long Branch, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,938)
  • Brookdale Community College (about 18 miles; Lincroft, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,201)
  • Burlington County College (about 31 miles; Pemberton, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,445)
  • Mercer County Community College (about 34 miles; West Windsor, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,372)
  • Middlesex County College (about 34 miles; Edison, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,684)

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Notable locations in Point Pleasant: Point Pleasant State Marina (A), Riviera Beach Yacht Club (B), Point Borough First Aid Squad (C), Point Pleasant Fire Company 2 (D), Point Pleasant Fire Company 1 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Point Pleasant include: First Assembly of God Church (A), Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (B), Harvey Memorial Methodist Church (C), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: White Lawn Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: North Branch Beaverdam Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Cove Point Motel (1609 Bay Avenue Suite 1600).

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.6. This is about average.
City:

28.6
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.344. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.344
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.11. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.11
U.S.:

9.59

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

POINT PLEASANT WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 19600, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-02-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 29 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.6%
(4.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 7.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 17.3% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  2.5 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  68.5%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  6.2%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Point Pleasant, NJ

91 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
252 people in nursing homes in 2000
5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Point Pleasant compared to New Jersey state average:

Point Pleasant, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with branches in Point Pleasant (2011 data):

  • OceanFirst Bank: 2400 Bridge Avenue Branch at 2400 Bridge Avenue, branch established on 1902/01/01; 701 Arnold Avenue Branch at 701 Arnold Ave., branch established on 1902/01/01. 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
  • Kearny Federal Savings Bank: Point Pleasant Branch at 2201 Bridge Avenue, branch established on 2001/01/17. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $2,851.0 mil, Deposits: $2,123.4 mil, headquarters in Kearny, NJ, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 41 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Point Pleasant Branch at Bridge And River Avenue, Route 88, branch established on 1998/10/24. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: Bridge Avenue Branch at 2232 Bridge Avenue, branch established on 1969/12/08. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Point Pleasant travel time to work - commute


Point Pleasant mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Point Pleasant borough (based on Ocean County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.18%
Here52.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents79.7%4.3%3.6%2.5%2.4%
Congregations17.1%18.1%14.5%5.7%5.7%
NameEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodConservative Baptist Association of AmericaReformed Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.1%1.2%0.5%0.5%3.2%
Congregations6.2%4.7%3.1%1.6%23.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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
Ocean County:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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%
New Jersey:

18.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7$29,610$50,7603$5,566
Other Government Administration 5$22,129$53,1107$1,993
Judicial and Legal 2$7,700$46,2001$2,431
Police Protection - Officers 33$278,078$101,1190$0
Police - Other 8$31,862$47,79319$20,378
Streets and Highways 16$75,978$56,9843$2,785
Health 1$5,429$65,1482$2,838
Solid Waste Management 1$5,803$69,6360$0
Parks and Recreation 2$10,581$63,48619$24,489
Water Supply 8$42,347$63,5210$0
Other and Unallocable 5$21,553$51,7271$281
Totals for Government 88$531,070$72,41955$60,761

Point Pleasant government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $573,000 ($31.06)
    Parks & Recreation: $234,000 ($12.68)
    General Public Buildings: $66,000 ($3.58)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $23,000 ($1.25)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,953,000 ($160.06)
    Water Utilities: $2,545,000 ($137.95)
    General - Other: $1,585,000 ($85.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,405,000 ($76.16)
    Regular Highways: $780,000 ($42.28)
    Sewerage: $630,000 ($34.15)
    Financial Administration: $312,000 ($16.91)
    Central Staff Services: $229,000 ($12.41)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $218,000 ($11.82)
    Parks & Recreation: $199,000 ($10.79)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $108,000 ($5.85)
    Health Services - Other: $102,000 ($5.53)
    Fire Protection: $98,000 ($5.31)
    General Public Buildings: $9,000 ($0.49)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $352,000 ($19.08)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $431,000 ($23.36)
    Regular Highways: $265,000 ($14.36)
    Parks & Recreation: $211,000 ($11.44)
    Water Utilities: $183,000 ($9.92)
    Police Protection: $69,000 ($3.74)
    Financial Administration: $35,000 ($1.90)
    Health - Other: $29,000 ($1.57)
    General Public Building: $22,000 ($1.19)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,056,000 ($219.85)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $219,000 ($11.87)

Point Pleasant government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,023,000 ($163.86)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $536,000 ($29.05)
    Interest Earnings: $305,000 ($16.53)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,931,000 ($104.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,614,000 ($87.48)
  • Tax - Property: $6,067,000 ($328.85)

Point Pleasant government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $4,255,000 ($230.64)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $5,860,000 ($317.63)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $5,385,000 ($291.89)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $3,425,000 ($185.65)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $830,000 ($44.99)
    Other, NEC: $475,000 ($25.75)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $2,810,000 ($152.31)
    Beginning: $2,810,000 ($152.31)

Point Pleasant government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,800,000 ($368.58)

5.48% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($62,292 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.48%
New Jersey average:

6.12%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($186 average AGI)
Ocean County:

0.04%
New Jersey average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Monmouth County, NJ  1.42% ($61,703 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, NJ  0.53% ($61,213)
from Bergen County, NJ  0.30% ($70,616)


4.89% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($52,586 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
New Jersey average:

6.89%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($236 average AGI)
Ocean County:

0.03%
New Jersey average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Monmouth County, NJ  0.82% ($56,110 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, NJ  0.27% ($46,074)
to Burlington County, NJ  0.21% ($50,239)

Strongest AM radio stations in Point Pleasant:

  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WADB (1310 AM; 3 kW; ASBURY PARK, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM SHORE LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Point Pleasant:

  • 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.)
  • WWNJ (91.1 FM; DOVER TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • 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)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBJB-FM (90.5 FM; LINCROFT, NJ; Owner: BROOKDALE 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:

  • 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)
  • WWSI (Channel 62; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: HISPANIC BROADCASTERS OF PHILADELPHIA, L.L.C.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WNJB1 (Channel 58; LONG BRANCH, NJ; Owner: NJ PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • 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)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Point Pleasant fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 41 meters (135ft)
Total costs: $46,000,000
Total average daily traffic: 57,990
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,319
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 70,295


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Rt 88 & Canal (Lat: 40.076222 Lon: -74.067639), Call Sign: KNHS488, Licensee ID: L00074427
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.2000 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/22/2003, Expiration Date: 10/24/2013
    Registrant: Point Pleasant, Borough Of, 2233 Bridge Ave, Point Pleasant, NJ 08742, Phone: (201) 892-0060
  • Lat: 40.071944 Lon: -74.068611, Call Sign: WPIP519
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.025 MHz, 458.025 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/17/2005, Expiration Date: 10/16/2015, Certifier: John Wardell
    Registrant: Tuway Communications, 2115 City Line Road, Bethlehem, PA 18017, Phone: (610) 814-6926, Fax: (610) 865-3818, Email:
  • Loveland Town Road (Lat: 40.071222 Lon: -74.059861), Call Sign: KJC974
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.300 MHz, 159.375 MHz, 159.435 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/17/2004, Expiration Date: 06/26/2014
    Registrant: New Jersey Forest Fire Service, 501 East State St. Mail Code 501-04, Trenton, NJ 08625-0420, Phone: (609) 292-2977, Fax: (609) 984-0378, Email:
  • 315 Trenton Ave (Lat: 40.091778 Lon: -74.057917), Call Sign: KDY406
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/21/2002, Expiration Date: 01/14/2012, Cancellation Date: 11/04/2011
    Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 232 4401 A Connecticut Ave Nw, Washington, DC 20008-2322, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 515-2544
  • Lat: 40.088722 Lon: -74.078472, Call Sign: WQCB255
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.187 MHz, 462.462 MHz, 462.487 MHz, 462.512 MHz, 468.825 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/21/2005, Expiration Date: 01/21/2015, Certifier: Peter Daniels
    Registrant: Federal Licensing, Inc., 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Point Pleasant)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
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 ORIGINATED59$301,746127$294,236719$254,36447$133,78795$302,147
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$250,00016$273,56359$257,0345$137,8008$324,625
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$272,40012$241,167201$305,93030$92,43323$271,391
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$270,00012$259,917140$268,79310$137,10012$211,750
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$277,5002$328,50031$273,8391$24,0001$417,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7111.00 , 7112.00, 7113.00, 7114.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$309,2146$297,3330$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$282,4002$616,5002$576,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$295,0004$300,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$594,0000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$208,0000$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7111.00 , 7112.00, 7113.00, 7114.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Businesses in Point Pleasant, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2MasterBrand Cabinets5
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Baskin-Robbins1Quality1
Burger King1Rite Aid2
Dunkin Donuts3Walgreens1
GNC1Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1
Browse common businesses in Point Pleasant, NJ


Point Pleasant on our top lists:

  • #62 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that had a sunburn in the past 12 months"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Christopher Taylor Hill (2)
  • Frank L. Lyman (2)
  • Samual David Boege (2)
  • Dorcas Chin (2)
  • Ian Sullivan (2)
  • Michael Lopez (2)
  • Howard Shirokmann (2)
  • Anthony Fattizzi (2)
  • Samuel David Boege (2)
  • Richard H. Hoffman, Jr. (1)

Total of 34 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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