Point Pleasant, New Jersey

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Population in 2017: 18,651 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.4%
 
Males: 8,812  (47.2%)
Females: 9,839  (52.8%)
Median resident age:

42.6 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 08742.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $85,688 (it was $55,987 in 2000)
Point Pleasant:

$85,688
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $38,931 (it was $25,715 in 2000)

Point Pleasant borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $349,063 (it was $159,800 in 2000)
Point Pleasant:

$349,063
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $444,982; detached houses: $432,538; townhouses or other attached units: $922,648; in 2-unit structures: $776,749; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $557,211

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,552.

March 2019 cost of living index in Point Pleasant: 120.6 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.3%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.3% for Black residents, 19.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.2% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Point Pleasant, NJ (2017)
    • 17,68993.9%White alone
    • 7273.9%Hispanic
    • 1500.8%Two or more races
    • 810.4%Black alone
    • 590.3%Asian alone
    • 100.05%Other race alone
    • 80.04%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Point Pleasant, New Jersey as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Point Pleasant is 18,663 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Point Pleasant 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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.4)
1
(5.4)
1
(5.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.7)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(10.1)
2
(10.1)
3
(15.2)
1
(5.0)
2
(9.9)
5
(24.3)
4
(21.7)
4
(21.5)
2
(10.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.7)
2
(10.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(40.3)
14
(70.4)
14
(70.7)
13
(65.1)
10
(49.4)
14
(68.1)
9
(48.8)
8
(43.1)
13
(70.4)
8
(43.1)
7
(37.4)
4
(21.6)
12
(64.2)
12
(65.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
46
(231.6)
51
(256.6)
33
(166.7)
33
(165.3)
31
(153.2)
59
(286.8)
61
(330.6)
64
(344.6)
45
(243.8)
39
(210.3)
47
(251.0)
34
(183.8)
14
(74.9)
22
(119.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
247
(1,243)
269
(1,353)
304
(1,536)
411
(2,059)
300
(1,483)
288
(1,400)
292
(1,582)
252
(1,357)
167
(904.8)
179
(965.1)
153
(817.0)
121
(654.0)
106
(567.0)
92
(498.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(35.2)
10
(50.3)
4
(20.2)
3
(15.0)
8
(39.5)
5
(24.3)
3
(16.3)
4
(21.5)
3
(16.3)
2
(10.8)
4
(21.4)
3
(16.2)
2
(10.7)
1
(5.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.8)
1
(5.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)79.893.297.5109.786.198.9108.399.576.262.869.644.653.444.9

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 43 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Italian (27.6%), Irish (22.4%), German (9.2%), English (7.8%), American (6.8%), Polish (4.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1920

Elevation: 16 feet

Land area: 3.53 square miles.

Population density: 5,276 people per square mile   (average).

Point Pleasant, New Jersey map

876 residents are foreign born (2.3% Europe, 1.7% Latin America, 0.5% Asia).

This borough:

4.7%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,952 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $7,239 (1.8%)

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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Staten Island, NY (35.0 miles , pop. 443,728).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Brooklyn, NY (39.9 miles , pop. 2,465,326).

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: -4,811 (-25.5%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 1,747 (16.9%)

Area code: 732

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

Point Pleasant tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
New Jersey:

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

Population change in the 1990s: +896 (+4.9%).
Most common industries in Point Pleasant, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Construction (10.9%)
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.2%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.3%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Health care (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.7%)
  • Educational services (16.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Point Pleasant, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Registered nurses (5.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)

Average climate in Point Pleasant, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Point Pleasant, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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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 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.371
U.S.:

0.267
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Point Pleasant-area historical tornado activity is below New Jersey state average. It is 53% 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 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 105.3 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 268.3 miles away from Point Pleasant 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 211.0 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 103.7 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 305.4 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 65.6 miles away from Point Pleasant 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 topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • SUNNYSIDE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MANASQUAN, NJ)
  • MERIDIAN NURSING AND REHABILITATION AT BRICK (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BRICK, NJ)
  • OCEAN MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; BRICK, NJ)
  • SHORE REHABILITATION INSTITUTE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; BRICK, NJ)

Operable nuclear power plant near Point Pleasant:

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

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

  • Ocean County College (about 8 miles; Toms River, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 7,471)
  • Beth Medrash Govoha (about 9 miles; Lakewood, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,700)
  • Monmouth University (about 15 miles; West Long Branch, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,986)
  • Brookdale Community College (about 18 miles; Lincroft, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,879)
  • Burlington County College (about 32 miles; Pemberton, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,928)
  • Mercer County Community College (about 33 miles; West Windsor, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,728)
  • Middlesex County College (about 34 miles; Edison, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,849)

Public high school in Point Pleasant:

Public elementary/middle schools in Point Pleasant:

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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).

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.

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 and their reported violations in the past:

POINT PLEASANT WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 19,600, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-2010), St Public Notif requested (DEC-07-2010), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-07-2010)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 31 regular monitoring violations
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
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Point Pleasant:

Marital status in Point Pleasant, NJ
  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 55.0%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

For population 25 years and over in Point Pleasant:

  • High school or higher: 95.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
New Jersey average:

12.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Point Pleasant, 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
This 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.
New Jersey:

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.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.2%
New Jersey:

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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Point Pleasant:

50.5%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Point Pleasant:

47.7%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Point Pleasant:

28.6
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Point Pleasant:

20.3%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Point Pleasant:

9.4%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
Point Pleasant:

35.3%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

56.8%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Point Pleasant:

78.0%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Point Pleasant, NJ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 30$274,164$109,6664$6,361
Streets and Highways 19$102,761$64,9020$0
Financial Administration 8$38,220$57,3301$2,823
Police - Other 7$27,409$46,98717$33,841
Water Supply 7$46,250$79,2860$0
Other Government Administration 5$29,579$70,9900$0
Other and Unallocable 4$26,249$78,7476$7,601
Parks and Recreation 3$17,110$68,44022$20,278
Judicial and Legal 1$2,431$29,1720$0
Health 1$4,858$58,2960$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 3$3,835
Totals for Government 85$569,031$80,33453$74,739

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

  • Construction - General - Other: $2,624,000 ($140.69)
    Regular Highways: $235,000 ($12.60)
    Water Utilities: $107,000 ($5.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.11)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,193,000 ($224.81)
    General - Other: $1,882,000 ($100.91)
    Sewerage: $1,763,000 ($94.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,508,000 ($80.85)
    Regular Highways: $1,154,000 ($61.87)
    Water Utilities: $1,127,000 ($60.43)
    Central Staff Services: $390,000 ($20.91)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $290,000 ($15.55)
    Financial Administration: $260,000 ($13.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $230,000 ($12.33)
    Local Fire Protection: $145,000 ($7.77)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $136,000 ($7.29)
    Health - Other: $132,000 ($7.08)
    General Public Buildings: $14,000 ($0.75)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $939,000 ($50.35)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $2,299,000 ($123.26)
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $27,000 ($1.45)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,145,000 ($383.09)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,460,000 ($185.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $28,000 ($1.50)
    Other: $14,000 ($0.75)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($0.43)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $45,000 ($2.41)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $125,000 ($6.70)
    Rents: $67,000 ($3.59)
    General Revenue - Other: $62,000 ($3.32)
    Interest Earnings: $37,000 ($1.98)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,821,000 ($151.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,228,000 ($65.84)
    Highways: $235,000 ($12.60)
    Other: $59,000 ($3.16)
    Health and Hospitals: $15,000 ($0.80)
  • Tax - Property: $15,583,000 ($835.50)
    Other License: $316,000 ($16.94)
    Public Utilities Sales: $77,000 ($4.13)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $14,000 ($0.75)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,828,000 ($1545.65)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,157,000 ($1402.44)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,671,000 ($143.21)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $514,000 ($27.56)
    End of Fiscal Year: $498,000 ($26.70)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,725,000 ($146.10)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,747,000 ($683.45)

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, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2MasterBrand Cabinets5
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Baskin-Robbins1Quality1
Burger King1Rite Aid2
Dunkin Donuts3Stop & Shop1
Ford1Walgreens1
GNC1Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1

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
See more detailed statistics of Point Pleasant fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 180ft / 55.3mTotal length
  • $1,074,000Total costs
  • 96,110Total average daily traffic
  • 3,691Total average daily truck traffic
  • 122,870Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast 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: 08/29/2013, Expiration Date: 10/24/2023, Registrant: Point Pleasant, Borough Of, 2233 Bridge Ave, Point Pleasant, NJ 08742, Phone: (732) 892-0060, Fax: (732) 892-0310, Email:
  • Lat: 40.071944 Lon: -74.068611, Call Sign: WPIP519,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.025 MHz, 458.025 MHz, Grant Date: 07/29/2015, Expiration Date: 10/16/2025, Certifier: John Wardell, Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 4401-A Connecticut Ave Nw #232, Washington, DC 20008, Phone: (877) 677-3639, 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: 04/11/2014, Expiration Date: 06/26/2024, Registrant: Nj Forest Fire Service, 501 East State St., Mail Code 501-4, 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
  • 2233 Bridge Avenue (Lat: 40.071944 Lon: -74.068611), Type: Mast, Structure height: 13 m, Overall height: 16 m, Call Sign: WQVM593,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.900 MHz, 460.437 MHz, Grant Date: 03/30/2015, Expiration Date: 03/30/2025, Certifier: Stephen T Grady, Registrant: Borough Of Point Pleasant Oem, 2233 Bridge Ave, Point Pleasant, NJ 08742, Phone: (732) 892-0060, Fax: (732) 892-0310, 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: MILESKI WILLIAM ZENAIR CH701 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 701MW , Serial Number: 7-4191, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 06/13/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 11/06/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Garrison O Donohue, 1226 Gardens Ave, Point Pleasant, NJ 08742
  • Aircraft: BEECH S35 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7965K , Serial Number: D-7469, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 06/01/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 07/26/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Richard M Standt, 3816 River Road, Point Pleasant, NJ 08742

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

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 18. The highest number of fire incidents - 58 took place in 2004, and the least - 0 in 2013. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Point Pleasant, NJ When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (39.3%), and Outside Fires (36.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Point Pleasant, NJ
    • 10739.3%Structure Fires
    • 9936.4%Outside Fires
    • 3512.9%Other
    • 3111.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Point Pleasant, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Point Pleasant, NJ
  • 90.4%Utility gas
  • 4.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.2%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Point Pleasant, NJ
  • 80.9%Utility gas
  • 14.9%Electricity
  • 2.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Point Pleasant 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 30 pilots and 18 other airmen in this city.
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