Health and Nutrition of Monmouth Beach, NJ Residents

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Fifty four percent of Monmouth Beach residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 21 times per month. This includes chocolate and other flavored milks, as well as hot cocoa made with milk, and does not count small amounts of milk added to coffee or tea. People living here eat an average of four meals (breakfasts, lunches or dinners) per week that were prepared away from home in places such as restaurants, fast food places, food stands, grocery stores or from vending machines. They get one of these meals from a fast-food or pizza place. People here eat two "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat three frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Here 53.7%
  • Monmouth County 50.2%
  • State 49.9%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Monmouth Beach 21.4
  • County 21.1
  • State 20.5

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.5
  • County 3.6
  • New Jersey 3.6

Meals from fast food or pizza place (#/week)

  • Monmouth Beach 1.4
  • County 1.8
  • State 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Monmouth Beach 1.7
  • Monmouth County 1.8
  • New Jersey 1.9

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Monmouth Beach 2.9
  • County 3.4
  • New Jersey 3.2

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

The average Monmouth Beach resident last visited a dentist two years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Fourteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Nineteen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Monmouth Beach residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 51 percent. People living here aged 30 years and older, aside from brushing their teeth with toothbrush, use dental floss or any other device that clean between teeth on average three days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of three days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 23 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Monmouth Beach 1.7
  • County 1.9
  • New Jersey 1.9

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 13.8%
  • Monmouth County 15.6%
  • State 15.1%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 19.3%
  • Monmouth County 21.1%
  • State 20.7%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 51.4%
  • Monmouth County 47.4%
  • State 47.4%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Monmouth Beach 3.3
  • County 2.9
  • New Jersey 2.9

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.5
  • Monmouth County 2.8
  • New Jersey 2.9

Average number of teeth

  • Here 22.8
  • Monmouth County 22.7
  • New Jersey 23.1

The average height of Monmouth Beach residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 180 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty eight percent of people living here are obese. Forty nine percent have ever been obese. Thirty nine percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Monmouth Beach 66.8
  • Monmouth County 66.8
  • New Jersey 66.5

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 180.0
  • County 179.2
  • New Jersey 178.1

Average BMI

  • Monmouth Beach 28.9
  • Monmouth County 28.6
  • State 28.6

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 37.8%
  • Monmouth County 36.8%
  • State 36.9%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 48.9%
  • County 48.4%
  • State 48.1%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 38.6%
  • County 35.4%
  • State 35.7%

Sixty three percent of Monmouth Beach residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty three percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty one percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Three percent have ever used heroin. Twelve percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 62.6%
  • Monmouth County 62.8%
  • State 60.9%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 22.6%
  • County 23.5%
  • State 22.1%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 21.0%
  • Monmouth County 21.4%
  • State 20.2%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 2.6%
  • County 3.0%
  • New Jersey 2.6%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 11.6%
  • County 12.9%
  • New Jersey 11.8%

Eleven percent of people living in Monmouth Beach have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Fifty one percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Four percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 11.5%
  • Monmouth County 10.0%
  • State 10.0%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 50.9%
  • County 47.3%
  • New Jersey 47.6%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 3.5%
  • County 3.1%
  • New Jersey 3.0%

Monmouth Beach residents 20 years and older on average get up to urinate one time at night (from time they go to bed at night until the time they get up in the morning).

Summary

Avg. # of times urinating at night

  • Monmouth Beach 1.1
  • County 1.1
  • New Jersey 1.1

Twelve percent of Monmouth Beach residents above the age of 40 have problems with their ability to smell, such as not being able to smell things or things not smelling the way they are supposed to. Five percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Seventy one percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty eight percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Sixteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty one percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty eight percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 12.0%
  • County 11.3%
  • State 11.1%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 4.9%
  • Monmouth County 5.4%
  • New Jersey 5.2%

People 40+ that ever had wisdom teeth removed (%)

  • Here 70.5%
  • County 67.9%
  • New Jersey 66.2%

People 40+ that ever had tonsils teeth removed (%)

  • Here 37.9%
  • Monmouth County 29.1%
  • New Jersey 27.2%

People 40+ that ever had a loss of consciousness because of a head injury (%)

  • Here 16.2%
  • Monmouth County 16.0%
  • New Jersey 14.9%

People 40+ that ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull (%)

  • Here 21.4%
  • Monmouth County 21.9%
  • State 19.9%

People 40+ that ever had two or more sinus infections (%)

  • Here 47.8%
  • Monmouth County 42.1%
  • New Jersey 38.7%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Eighty two percent of people living in Monmouth Beach are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 82.0%
  • County 75.9%
  • State 75.3%

Twenty eight percent of people living in Monmouth Beach have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty seven percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Fifty two percent of people in Monmouth Beach frequently check their blood cholesterol. Twenty four percent of people have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that their blood cholesterol level was high.

Summary

Has high blood pressure (%)

  • Here 28.0%
  • Monmouth County 23.0%
  • New Jersey 22.3%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 26.5%
  • Monmouth County 24.6%
  • New Jersey 23.9%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 51.5%
  • County 43.5%
  • State 43.2%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 23.9%
  • County 19.4%
  • New Jersey 18.7%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Forty four percent of people living in Monmouth Beach use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 44.0%
  • Monmouth County 37.0%
  • New Jersey 34.9%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Twenty four percent of Monmouth Beach residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty seven percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty one percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty four percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Eighteen percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Eleven percent of people living here move or speak so slowly that other people could have noticed, or the opposite - being so fidgety or restless that they have been moving around a lot more than usual. Four percent have thoughts that they would be better off dead or of hurting themselves in some way.

Summary

People who have little interest in doing things (%)

  • Here 24.2%
  • Monmouth County 25.7%
  • New Jersey 25.8%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 26.7%
  • County 26.8%
  • State 26.7%

People who have trouble sleeping or sleeping too much (%)

  • Here 40.4%
  • County 41.3%
  • New Jersey 40.5%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 50.8%
  • Monmouth County 51.2%
  • State 50.8%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 24.4%
  • County 26.7%
  • State 27.2%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 19.9%
  • Monmouth County 20.9%
  • New Jersey 20.4%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 18.0%
  • County 18.9%
  • State 18.8%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 11.3%
  • Monmouth County 13.0%
  • State 13.5%

People having thoughts they would be better off dead (%)

  • Here 4.3%
  • County 4.2%
  • New Jersey 4.3%

Monmouth Beach residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Monmouth Beach 2.5
  • Monmouth County 2.1
  • State 2.0

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Seventy nine percent of people living in Monmouth Beach have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Eleven percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 5.8 days per month on average. They have 5.3 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 20 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 79.2%
  • County 80.1%
  • State 78.8%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 10.9%
  • Monmouth County 10.6%
  • State 11.3%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Monmouth Beach 5.8
  • Monmouth County 5.1
  • State 4.8

Average drinks/week

  • Here 5.3
  • County 5.6
  • New Jersey 5.4

Average days/year people drink much

  • Monmouth Beach 19.8
  • Monmouth County 22.9
  • New Jersey 21.6

Ninety eight percent of Monmouth Beach residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety six percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Ninety percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty three percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Eight percent of males in Monmouth Beach have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety nine percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Eighty nine percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty seven percent have ever had anal sex. Eight percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Monmouth Beach were 17 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 24 women. He has vaginal sex with 17 women. People living here were on average 22 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on five women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 6.7 men on average. They have had 3.6 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Monmouth Beach were 19 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on eight men in their lifetime. Five percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Monmouth Beach has vaginal or anal sex 56 times a year. Fifty five percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Monmouth Beach 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with nine men on average. They have had eight male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.4 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty seven percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

People 18+ that ever had sex (vaginal, anal, or oral) (%)

  • Here 98.2%
  • County 97.4%
  • New Jersey 97.2%

Males 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a woman (%)

  • Here 96.0%
  • Monmouth County 94.5%
  • State 94.0%

Males 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a woman (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 90.0%
  • Monmouth County 87.2%
  • New Jersey 85.3%

Males 18+ that ever had anal sex with a woman (%)

  • Here 43.0%
  • Monmouth County 48.0%
  • New Jersey 47.2%

Males 18+ that ever had any sex with a man (%)

  • Here 8.0%
  • County 6.1%
  • New Jersey 6.3%

Females 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a man (%)

  • Here 98.7%
  • County 97.5%
  • State 96.9%

Females 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a man (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 88.6%
  • Monmouth County 85.5%
  • State 83.3%

Females 18+ that ever had anal sex with a man (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 37.3%
  • County 38.2%
  • State 37.8%

Females 18+ that ever had any kind of sex with a woman (%)

  • Here 8.2%
  • Monmouth County 10.7%
  • New Jersey 11.3%

Average age people first had sex

  • Monmouth Beach 17.4
  • Monmouth County 17.0
  • New Jersey 17.0

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Here 24.3
  • County 26.5
  • New Jersey 26.5

Average number of female vaginal sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Here 17.0
  • Monmouth County 21.3
  • State 21.1

Average age people first performed oral sex on a woman (18+)

  • Here 22.3
  • County 21.9
  • State 21.9

Average number of woman performed oral sex on in lifetime (18+)

  • Monmouth Beach 4.5
  • County 5.3
  • State 4.8

Average number of male sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Here 6.7
  • County 2.7
  • New Jersey 2.7

Average number of male anal sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Here 3.6
  • County 1.5
  • State 1.6

Average age people first performed oral sex on a man (18+)

  • Monmouth Beach 19.0
  • Monmouth County 20.2
  • New Jersey 19.9

Average number of male oral sex partners in lifetime (18+)

  • Here 7.7
  • Monmouth County 5.0
  • State 4.7

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 5.3%
  • County 7.9%
  • New Jersey 9.5%

Average number of times people have vaginal or anal sex a year

  • Monmouth Beach 55.8
  • County 60.3
  • New Jersey 59.3

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 55.3%
  • County 55.2%
  • New Jersey 51.8%

Average number of male sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Here 9.5
  • County 10.9
  • State 10.3

Average number of male vaginal sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Here 8.4
  • Monmouth County 9.6
  • State 8.9

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Here 0.4
  • County 0.5
  • New Jersey 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 86.9%
  • Monmouth County 80.3%
  • New Jersey 75.5%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Nine percent of households in Monmouth Beach use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects. Five percent use chemical products in their lawns or gardens to kill weeds.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 8.6%
  • Monmouth County 9.8%
  • New Jersey 10.1%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • Monmouth County 4.4%
  • New Jersey 4.4%

Monmouth Beach residents 16 years and older usually get seven hours of sleep at night on weekdays or workdays. Thirty five percent of them have trouble sleeping.

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Monmouth Beach 6.9
  • County 6.8
  • New Jersey 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 35.1%
  • Monmouth County 31.5%
  • State 29.3%

Forty two percent of Monmouth Beach residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 41.8%
  • County 49.6%
  • New Jersey 48.7%

Twenty one percent of Monmouth Beach residents' work involve vigorous-intensity activity that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate, like carrying or lifting heavy loads, digging or construction work for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty eight percent of people do moderate-intensity activities at work that cause small increases in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking or carrying light loads for at least 10 minutes continuously. Twenty five percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty percent do any vigorous-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause large increases in breathing or heart rate like running or basketball for at least 10 minutes continuously. Forty six percent do any moderate-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause a small increase in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking, bicycling, swimming or golf for at least 10 minutes continuously. People living here spend six hours sitting on a typical day (this includes sitting at work, at home, getting to and from places, or with friends, including time spent sitting at a desk, traveling in a car or bus, reading, playing cards, watching television or using a computer). They usually sit and watch TV or videos for about three hours per day. They use a computer or play computer games (including Playstation, Nintendo DS, or other portable video games) outside of work or school for 1.2 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 20.9%
  • Monmouth County 21.4%
  • New Jersey 20.0%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 38.1%
  • Monmouth County 36.9%
  • New Jersey 35.4%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 24.7%
  • County 29.3%
  • State 30.3%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 20.1%
  • Monmouth County 20.0%
  • State 21.0%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 45.6%
  • County 42.9%
  • State 42.8%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Monmouth Beach 6.3
  • County 6.1
  • New Jersey 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Monmouth Beach 2.7
  • County 2.7
  • State 2.7

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.2
  • County 1.2
  • State 1.3

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Nine percent of Monmouth Beach residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Three percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Four percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Thirty seven percent are overweight. Fourteen percent of people 60 years and older have difficulties in thinking or remembering that can make a big difference in everyday activities (this does not refer to occasionally forgetting your keys or the name of someone you recently met). This refers to things like confusion or memory loss that are happening more often or getting worse. Thirteen percent of people living in Monmouth Beach have ever received a blood transfusion. Seventeen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Thirty one percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Five percent have ever been told they had gout. Four percent have congestive heart failure. Four percent have coronary heart disease. Three percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Five percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Four percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Three percent have ever had emphysema. Ten percent have another thyroid problem. Four percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Two percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Thirteen percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 9.3%
  • Monmouth County 10.3%
  • New Jersey 9.8%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 2.9%
  • Monmouth County 3.3%
  • State 3.5%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 4.4%
  • County 4.0%
  • New Jersey 3.5%

People with overweight (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 37.3%
  • Monmouth County 34.3%
  • State 33.6%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 14.3%
  • Monmouth County 18.8%
  • State 18.9%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 12.7%
  • County 11.3%
  • New Jersey 11.2%

People having trouble seeing even with glass/contacts (%)

  • Here 17.2%
  • Monmouth County 18.6%
  • State 19.0%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 31.0%
  • County 25.7%
  • State 24.3%

People with gout (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 4.9%
  • Monmouth County 3.9%
  • State 3.7%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 3.8%
  • County 3.4%
  • State 3.1%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 4.0%
  • County 3.1%
  • New Jersey 3.0%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 3.4%
  • County 2.2%
  • State 2.1%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 4.5%
  • Monmouth County 3.7%
  • New Jersey 3.5%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 4.1%
  • County 3.7%
  • State 3.6%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 2.8%
  • County 3.2%
  • State 2.7%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 9.7%
  • County 7.7%
  • New Jersey 7.3%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 4.0%
  • Monmouth County 3.7%
  • State 3.3%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 2.1%
  • Monmouth County 3.1%
  • State 2.8%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 12.8%
  • Monmouth County 9.1%
  • State 8.3%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Sixty four percent of births in Monmouth Beach were vaginal deliveries. Thirty six percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.3 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty nine percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty four percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty seven percent of women in Monmouth Beach have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Sixteen percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy six percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Eight percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Thirteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twenty five percent have ever used female hormones such as estrogen and progesterone, including any forms of female hormones, such as pills, cream, patch and injections, but do not include birth control methods or use for infertility.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Here 64.2%
  • County 63.3%
  • New Jersey 63.4%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 35.8%
  • Monmouth County 36.7%
  • State 36.6%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 99.3%
  • County 99.3%
  • State 99.2%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 59.4%
  • Monmouth County 59.4%
  • State 59.2%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 53.6%
  • Monmouth County 56.4%
  • New Jersey 57.2%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 27.1%
  • County 22.3%
  • State 21.0%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 15.8%
  • County 12.2%
  • State 11.2%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 76.4%
  • Monmouth County 75.3%
  • New Jersey 72.5%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 8.3%
  • County 8.4%
  • State 7.4%

Women that have ever used Depo-Provera or injectables (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 13.0%
  • County 15.3%
  • New Jersey 16.4%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 25.3%
  • Monmouth County 18.4%
  • State 17.1%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People living in Monmouth Beach report their general health condition on average at 59 percent. Six percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 36 percent of Monmouth Beach residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Nine percent of people living in Monmouth Beach are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 58.5%
  • County 56.5%
  • State 56.2%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 5.9%
  • Monmouth County 4.6%
  • State 4.5%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 35.5%
  • Monmouth County 39.7%
  • State 40.1%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 8.6%
  • Monmouth County 8.5%
  • State 8.2%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People in Monmouth Beach spend $358 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 19 percent of their income. The average family in Monmouth Beach spends $76 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $162 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven percent of their income. They also spend $25 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Monmouth Beach $358
  • County $366
  • State $365

Income spent on food at supermarket/grocery store (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 19.0%
  • Monmouth County 22.5%
  • New Jersey 22.7%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Monmouth Beach $76
  • County $74
  • New Jersey $78

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 3.7%
  • Monmouth County 4.0%
  • State 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Monmouth Beach $162
  • County $148
  • State $146

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 6.6%
  • Monmouth County 6.6%
  • New Jersey 6.9%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Monmouth Beach $25
  • County $25
  • State $26

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.2%
  • Monmouth County 1.2%
  • State 1.2%

People living in Monmouth Beach report their general condition of hearing on average at 77 percent. Seventy seven percent of them can usually hear and understand, without the use of a hearing aid or any other listening devices, what a person says without seeing his or her face if that person whispers to them from across a quiet room. Ninety four percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty percent of Monmouth Beach population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty percent of people living here have ever had a job where they were exposed to loud sounds or noise. Loud means so loud that they must speak in a raised voice to be heard. Thirteen percent of people in Monmouth Beach had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 77.2%
  • County 79.0%
  • New Jersey 79.7%

People that can hear a whisper from across a quiet room (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 77.4%
  • Monmouth County 78.3%
  • New Jersey 80.7%

People that can hear normal voice from across a quiet room (%)

  • Here 94.4%
  • Monmouth County 94.9%
  • New Jersey 95.3%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 20.2%
  • Monmouth County 19.6%
  • New Jersey 18.4%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Monmouth Beach 40.2%
  • County 41.8%
  • New Jersey 39.8%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 13.2%
  • County 14.9%
  • State 14.1%

Thirty percent of Monmouth Beach residents 40 and older take a low-dose aspirin each day to prevent heart attacks, strokes or cancer.

Summary

Adults 40+ taking low-dose aspirin (%)

  • Here 30.3%
  • County 24.9%
  • New Jersey 25.4%

Fifteen percent of Monmouth Beach residents 20 or older have limitations caused by a long-term physical, mental or emotional problems or illnesses keeping them from working at a job or business. Twenty two percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Nine percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Eight percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Eight percent of people here have health problems that require them to use special equipment, such as a cane, wheelchair, special bed or special telephone.

Summary

People having limitations keeping them from working (%)

  • Here 15.5%
  • Monmouth County 17.9%
  • New Jersey 16.9%

People limited in amount of work they can do (%)

  • Here 22.5%
  • County 24.0%
  • State 22.7%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 8.9%
  • Monmouth County 8.9%
  • New Jersey 8.6%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 8.4%
  • County 9.5%
  • State 9.3%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 8.4%
  • County 7.5%
  • State 7.4%
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