Ship Bottom, New Jersey

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Population in 2017: 1,143 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -17.4%
 
Males: 556  (48.7%)
Females: 587  (51.3%)
Median resident age:

62.0 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 08008.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $64,431 (it was $42,098 in 2000)
Ship Bottom:

$64,431
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $42,193 (it was $27,870 in 2000)

Ship Bottom borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $529,274 (it was $242,300 in 2000)
Ship Bottom:

$529,274
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $705,082; detached houses: $722,872; townhouses or other attached units: $228,765; in 2-unit structures: $598,271; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $815,921

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,057.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ship Bottom: 124.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.7%
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  • Races in Ship Bottom, NJ (2010)
    • 1,03289.3%White alone
    • 1069.2%Hispanic
    • 60.5%Black alone
    • 50.4%Asian alone
    • 50.4%Two or more races
    • 20.2%American Indian alone

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

Crime rates in Ship Bottom 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)
1
(85.8)
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)
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)
Robberies
(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)
1
(86.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(563.0)
7
(493.3)
4
(281.5)
1
(69.4)
3
(206.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(86.3)
1
(86.2)
1
(87.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(87.3)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
14
(985.2)
25
(1,762)
11
(774.1)
31
(2,153)
6
(412.1)
6
(405.7)
7
(603.4)
9
(772.5)
5
(431.4)
2
(172.4)
2
(174.5)
6
(531.9)
1
(87.3)
4
(354.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
71
(4,996)
61
(4,299)
65
(4,574)
60
(4,167)
54
(3,709)
53
(3,584)
52
(4,483)
57
(4,893)
38
(3,279)
23
(1,983)
39
(3,403)
10
(886.5)
15
(1,309)
19
(1,683)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(140.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(258.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(172.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(140.7)
1
(70.5)
1
(70.4)
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)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)392.7393.9293.5331.3218.4171.7242.2421.5192.4134.5165.872.775.992.1

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City-data.com crime index in Ship Bottom, NJ

Crime rate in Ship Bottom detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

9.74
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Italian (20.2%), Irish (19.6%), Polish (10.4%), German (10.0%), American (9.8%), English (7.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1925

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 0.70 square miles.

Population density: 1,644 people per square mile   (low).

Ship Bottom, New Jersey map

29 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 1.1% Asia, 0.9% Latin America, 0.3% North America).

This borough:

3.2%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,964 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,588 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Toms River, NJ (23.0 miles , pop. 86,327).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (56.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Surf City borough, NJ (1.1 miles ),
Beach Haven West, NJ (1.7 miles ),
North Beach Haven, NJ (1.9 miles ),
Harvey Cedars borough, NJ (2.1 miles ),
Manahawkin, NJ (2.3 miles ),
Beach Haven borough, NJ (2.6 miles ),
Barnegat, NJ (2.8 miles ),
Barnegat Light borough, NJ (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 39.65 N, Longitude: 74.18 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 609

Distribution of median household income in Ship Bottom, NJ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ship Bottom, NJ in 2017
Ship Bottom satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Most common industries in Ship Bottom, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.9%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Health care (9.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Public administration (8.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (21.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.6%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.6%)
  • Educational services (14.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.2%)
  • Public administration (9.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.7%)
  • Social assistance (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Ship Bottom, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.8%)
  • Construction laborers (4.2%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.1%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.1%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)

Average climate in Ship Bottom, New Jersey

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Ship Bottom, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.5. This is better than average.

City:

61.5
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0866. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0866
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.85. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.85
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Ship Bottom-area historical tornado activity is below New Jersey state average. It is 61% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.5 miles away from the Ship Bottom borough center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/20/1999, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 7.6 miles away from the borough center injured one person and caused $4 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ship Bottom-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 109.1 miles away from Ship Bottom 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 297.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 209.8 miles away from Ship Bottom 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 107.6 miles away from Ship Bottom 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 335.6 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 82.4 miles away from Ship Bottom 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).
Ship Bottom topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ship Bottom:

  • SOUTHERN OCEAN SURGERY CENTER (Hospital, about 8 miles away; MANAHAWKIN, NJ)
  • RCG SO OCEAN CO (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; MANAHAWKIN, NJ)
  • SOUTHERN OCEAN CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MANAHAWKIN, NJ)
  • SOUTHERN OCEAN HOSPICE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; MANAHAWKIN, NJ)
  • BARNEGAT NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BARNEGAT, NJ)
  • SEACREST VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LITTLE EGG HARBOR TW, NJ)
  • LACEY CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; FORKED RIVER, NJ)

Operable nuclear power plant near Ship Bottom:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ship Bottom:

  • The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (about 22 miles; Galloway, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 8,360)
  • Ocean County College (about 25 miles; Toms River, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,471)
  • Atlantic Cape Community College (about 30 miles; Mays Landing, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,392)
  • Beth Medrash Govoha (about 32 miles; Lakewood, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,700)
  • Burlington County College (about 34 miles; Pemberton, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,928)
  • Monmouth University (about 45 miles; West Long Branch, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,986)
  • Camden County College (about 47 miles; Blackwood, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,901)

Public elementary/middle school in Ship Bottom:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ship Bottom: Ship Bottom Beach Haven Division First Aid Squad (A), Ship Bottom Volunteer Fire Company 1 Station 46 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Ebb Tide Motel (115 East 7th Street), Islander Motel (1202 Central Avenue), Quarter Deck Inn Motel (351 West 9th Street).

Birthplace of: Matt Kmosko - Soccer player.

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

2.1 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

59.3%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

5.6%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Banks with branches in Ship Bottom (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Ship Bottom Branch at 1501 Long Beach Boulevard, branch established on 1977/08/15. 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 Ship Bottom:

Marital status in Ship Bottom, NJ
  • Never married: 16.5%
  • Now married: 64.0%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

For population 25 years and over in Ship Bottom:

  • High school or higher: 98.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 46.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
New Jersey average:

12.4

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

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Religion statistics for Ship Bottom, 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
Here:

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
Ocean County:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

9.2%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Ocean County:

26.4%
New Jersey:

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

13.2%
New Jersey:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ship Bottom:

56.5%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ship Bottom:

54.2%
New Jersey:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Ship Bottom:

28.0
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ship Bottom:

19.3%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ship Bottom:

8.1%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.1
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.2%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Ship Bottom:

61.1%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Ship Bottom:

77.2%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ship Bottom, NJ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 10$62,641$75,1690$0
Financial Administration 4$19,450$58,3500$0
Water Supply 4$14,018$42,0540$0
Parks and Recreation 3$6,226$24,904105$128,765
Police - Other 3$9,735$38,9400$0
Other and Unallocable 3$17,871$71,4840$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,234$38,8080$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 12$26,192
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 28$133,175$57,075117$154,957

Ship Bottom government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $343,000 ($300.09)
    Regular Highways: $262,000 ($229.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($2.62)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,656,000 ($1448.82)
    Police Protection: $1,196,000 ($1046.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $566,000 ($495.19)
    Sewerage: $441,000 ($385.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $336,000 ($293.96)
    Water Utilities: $316,000 ($276.47)
    Financial Administration: $253,000 ($221.35)
    Central Staff Services: $248,000 ($216.97)
    Regular Highways: $193,000 ($168.85)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $117,000 ($102.36)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $91,000 ($79.62)
    Health - Other: $71,000 ($62.12)
    General Public Buildings: $64,000 ($55.99)
    Local Fire Protection: $45,000 ($39.37)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $159,000 ($139.11)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $6,000 ($5.25)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $40,000 ($35.00)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,421,000 ($2118.11)

Ship Bottom government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $831,000 ($727.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $754,000 ($659.67)
    Other: $20,000 ($17.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($7.00)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $40,000 ($35.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $35,000 ($30.62)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $120,000 ($104.99)
    Rents: $114,000 ($99.74)
    General Revenue - Other: $63,000 ($55.12)
    Sale of Property: $23,000 ($20.12)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.87)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $595,000 ($520.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $247,000 ($216.10)
    Highways: $170,000 ($148.73)
    Other: $26,000 ($22.75)
    Health and Hospitals: $2,000 ($1.75)
  • Tax - Property: $4,159,000 ($3638.67)
    Other License: $120,000 ($104.99)
    Public Utilities Sales: $16,000 ($14.00)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $13,000 ($11.37)

Ship Bottom government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,044,000 ($5287.84)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,407,000 ($4730.53)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $637,000 ($557.31)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,255,000 ($1097.99)
    Beginning: $1,255,000 ($1097.99)

Ship Bottom government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $145,000 ($126.86)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,461,000 ($2153.11)

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 Ship Bottom, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1FedEx1
CVS1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Decora Cabinetry2UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Ship Bottom:

  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ship Bottom:

  • WNJM (89.9 FM; MANAHAWKIN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTH.)
  • W300AO (107.9 FM; MANAHAWKIN, NJ; Owner: JERSEY SHORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCHR-FM (105.7 FM; MANAHAWKIN, NJ; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WYRS (90.7 FM; MANAHAWKIN, NJ; Owner: PENN JERSEY EDUCATIONAL RADIO CORP.)
  • WBBO (98.5 FM; OCEAN ACRES, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM SHORE LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WJRZ-FM (100.1 FM; MANAHAWKIN, NJ; Owner: JERSEY SHORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOBM-FM (92.7 FM; TOMS RIVER, NJ; Owner: SEASHORE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBHX (99.7 FM; TUCKERTON, NJ; Owner: PRESS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WPUR (107.3 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM ATLANTIC CITY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WOJZ (104.9 FM; EGG HARBOR CITY, NJ; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF EGG HARBOR LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WNJS-FM (88.1 FM; BERLIN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WTTH (96.1 FM; MARGATE CITY, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WFPG-FM (96.9 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM ATLANTIC CITY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WAYV (95.1 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WZBZ (99.3 FM; PLEASANTVILLE, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WMGM (103.7 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WXXY-FM (88.7 FM; PORT REPUBLIC, NJ; Owner: IN HIS NAME BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ship Bottom:

  • WWSI (Channel 62; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: HISPANIC BROADCASTERS OF PHILADELPHIA, L.L.C.)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WPSJ-LP (Channel 8; HAMMONTON, ETC., NJ; Owner: ENGLE BROADCASTING)
  • W60CX (Channel 60; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WQAV-LP (Channel 34; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)

Ship Bottom fatal accident list:

Feb 10, 2016 03:40 PM, Sr-72 W, Barnegat Ave, Lat: 39.652081, Lon: -74.179958, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 5, 2000 05:50 PM, Sr-72, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 3, 1994 09:51 AM, Rt72, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 7, 1989 09:15 PM, 089, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 25, 1982 03:26 AM, Rt072, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 28, 1976 05:37 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 28, 1975 05:37 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 85ft / 26.0mTotal length
  • $12,400,000Total costs
  • 42,621Total average daily traffic
  • 1,702Total average daily truck traffic
  • 51,622Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • SHIP BOTTOM, 17th Street And Long Beach Blvd (Lat: 39.644722 Lon: -74.179722), Type: Tank, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 36 m, Call Sign: KNCK627,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.362 MHz, 460.612 MHz, Grant Date: 11/15/2011, Expiration Date: 01/28/2022, Registrant: Long Beach Township Police, 6805 Long Beach Blvd, Brant Beach, NJ 08008, Phone: (609) 494-3322, Fax: (609) 494-6504, Email:
  • Ship Bottom Police Dept 17th & Long Beach Blvd (Lat: 39.634000 Lon: -74.201806), Call Sign: KNHE207, Licensee ID: L00016788,
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.7600 MHz, 39.9200 MHz, Grant Date: 06/04/2013, Expiration Date: 08/09/2023, Registrant: State Of New Jersey, Box 7068, West Trenton, NJ 08625, Phone: (609) 494-3055
  • Call Sign: WPVQ904,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.750 MHz, 458.750 MHz, Grant Date: 07/04/2012, Expiration Date: 08/02/2022, Certifier: James S Dudek, Registrant: Borough Of Ship Bottom, 1621 Long Beach Blvd, Ship Bottom, NJ 08008, Phone: (609) 494-2171, Fax: (609) 494-7534, Email:
  • Lat: 39.646500 Lon: -74.183861, Call Sign: WQBG303,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.387 MHz, Grant Date: 09/24/2014, Expiration Date: 09/30/2024, Certifier: Rick Traut, Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • Lat: 39.644028 Lon: -74.183472, Call Sign: WQME438,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1800 MHz, Grant Date: 07/14/2010, Expiration Date: 07/14/2020, Certifier: Joseph Cappello, Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 249-2344

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ship Bottom)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$480,28041$473,940155$352,3605$234,394156$392,1020$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$04$512,83514$383,9141$195,06012$457,4770$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$05$382,43041$425,0262$181,35533$386,4220$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$06$435,29227$400,4960$019$399,8121$139,710
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$328,1806$276,0770$06$325,1950$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7390.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$375,3701$156,5802$265,970
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7390.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ship Bottom, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ship Bottom, NJ - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 38
  • Hazardous Condition: 63
  • Good Intent Call: 1
Fire incident types in Ship Bottom, NJ

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ship Bottom, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ship Bottom, NJ
  • 86.4%Utility gas
  • 13.1%Electricity
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ship Bottom, NJ
  • 72.7%Utility gas
  • 27.3%Electricity


Ship Bottom compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age 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.

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  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other South America (population 500+)"
  • #56 (08008) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #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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