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West Long Branch, NJ (New Jersey) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $437,207 (it was $203,000 in 2000)
West Long Branch:

$437,207
New Jersey:

$334,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $339,834 - $579,379

West Long Branch,NJ index of house prices

Total population: 8,352 (Urban population: 8,258, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 2,545 (2,450 occupied: 1,856 owner occupied, 595 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

24%
State:

36%

Housing density: 881 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017 in this county: $310,646.

Median contract rent in 2017: $605 (lower quartile is $310, upper quartile is $815)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $4,655


Median gross rent in West Long Branch, NJ in 2017: $639

Housing units in West Long Branch with a mortgage: 1,201 (27 second mortgage, 218 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 658

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $141,662

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $76,060

Median monthly housing costs: $1,999


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West Long Branch, New Jersey Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1959

Median year apartment built: 1973

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,932
  • In family households: 5,697 (918 male householders, 789 female householders)
    1,495 spouses, 2,266 children (2,244 natural, 6 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 51 grandchildren, 53 brothers or sisters, 60 parents, 11 other relatives, 61 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 961 (293 male householders (232 living alone)), 445 female householders (306 living alone)), 222 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,188

Size of family households: 614 2-persons, 390 3-persons, 397 4-persons, 265 5-persons, 34 6-persons, 15 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 540 1-person, 201 2-persons, 9 3-persons.

1,258 married couples with children.
133 single-parent households (85 men, 48 women).

88.1% of residents of West Long Branch speak English at home.
2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (85% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
7.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (46% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 39% speak English not well).
1.5% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 523 (6.6%)
(44.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.6
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.3
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in West Long Branch, New Jersey
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in West Long Branch, New Jersey
  • 4no bedroom
  • 81 bedroom
  • 1942 bedrooms
  • 8073 bedrooms
  • 7194 bedrooms
  • 1395+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Long Branch, New Jersey
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Long Branch, New Jersey
  • 0no bedroom
  • 2321 bedroom
  • 1582 bedrooms
  • 1513 bedrooms
  • 394 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in West Long Branch in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in West Long Branch in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 43no vehicle
  • 4251 vehicle
  • 7312 vehicles
  • 4323 vehicles
  • 1474 vehicles
  • 805+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in West Long Branch in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in West Long Branch in renter-occupied apartments
  • 82no vehicle
  • 2501 vehicle
  • 1662 vehicles
  • 1013 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in West Long Branch, New Jersey
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in West Long Branch, New Jersey
  • 51 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 1194 rooms
  • 1585 rooms
  • 2836 rooms
  • 3417 rooms
  • 4548 rooms
  • 4969+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Long Branch, New Jersey
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Long Branch, New Jersey
  • 01 room
  • 602 rooms
  • 863 rooms
  • 1824 rooms
  • 1335 rooms
  • 336 rooms
  • 127 rooms
  • 738 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Year house built
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
  • West Long Branch, NJ household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in West Long Branch, NJ in 2017
  • 47Less than $10,000
  • 131$10,000 to $19,999
  • 116$20,000 to $29,999
  • 156$30,000 to $39,999
  • 156$40,000 to $49,999
  • 146$50,000 to $59,999
  • 252$60,000 to $74,999
  • 230$75,000 to $99,999
  • 287$100,000 to $124,999
  • 192$125,000 to $149,999
  • 318$150,000 to $199,999
  • 410$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in West Long Branch, NJ

  • Distribution of house value in West Long Branch, NJ in 2017
  • 7Less than $10,000
  • 8$30,000 to $34,999
  • 6$35,000 to $39,999
  • 13$50,000 to $59,999
  • 7$70,000 to $79,999
  • 7$100,000 to $124,999
  • 8$150,000 to $174,999
  • 14$175,000 to $199,999
  • 80$200,000 to $249,999
  • 220$250,000 to $299,999
  • 524$300,000 to $399,999
  • 423$400,000 to $499,999
  • 489$500,000 to $749,999
  • 80$750,000 to $999,999
  • 17$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 5$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in West Long Branch, NJ

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in West Long Branch, NJ in 2017
  • 17$200 to $249
  • 30$250 to $299
  • 4$300 to $349
  • 7$350 to $399
  • 25$400 to $449
  • 27$500 to $549
  • 8$700 to $749
  • 19$800 to $899
  • 28$900 to $999
  • 85$1,000 to $1,249
  • 21$1,250 to $1,499
  • 146$1,500 to $1,999
  • 99$2,000 to $2,499
  • 21$2,500 to $2,999
  • 70No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 81.2%
Number of people working at home: 142 (3.7% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 177
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 677
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 671
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 645
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 382
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 103
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 357
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 31
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 124
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 169
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 137
  • 90 or more minutes: 186
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - West Long Branch

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,010 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 343 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 11 (0%)
  • Railroad: 42 (1%)
  • Taxi: 86 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 67 (1%)
  • Walked: 245 (5%)
  • Worked at home: 142 (3%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.9%Males
  • 3.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 9.8%Males
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in West Long Branch, New Jersey
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in West Long Branch, New Jersey
  • 902010 or later
  • 1742000 to 2009
  • 721990 to 1999
  • 1211980 to 1989
  • 451970 to 1979
  • 336Before 1970
Ancestries in West Long Branch, NJ

First ancestries reported:

  • Italian: 939 (25.9%)
  • Irish: 625 (17.2%)
  • American: 265 (7.3%)
  • German: 139 (3.8%)
  • Brazilian: 131 (3.6%)
  • Portuguese: 116 (3.2%)
  • Polish: 96 (2.6%)
  • Norwegian: 66 (1.8%)
  • English: 43 (1.2%)
  • Syrian: 35 (1.0%)
  • Eastern European: 33 (0.9%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 29 (0.8%)
  • Czech: 28 (0.8%)
  • Lithuanian: 26 (0.7%)
  • Nigerian: 26 (0.7%)
  • Slovak: 25 (0.7%)
  • Guyanese: 18 (0.5%)
  • Canadian: 15 (0.4%)
  • Greek: 14 (0.4%)
  • African: 14 (0.4%)
  • European: 12 (0.3%)
  • Swedish: 11 (0.3%)
  • Hungarian: 10 (0.3%)
  • Scottish: 7 (0.2%)
  • Turkish: 6 (0.2%)
  • French: 5 (0.1%)
  • Armenian: 5 (0.1%)
  • French Canadian: 4 (0.1%)
  • British: 4 (0.1%)
  • British West Indian: 4 (0.1%)
  • Iraqi: 3 (0.08%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 3 (0.08%)
  • Estonian: 2 (0.06%)
  • Haitian: 2 (0.06%)
  • Jamaican: 1 (0.03%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Brazil
West Long Branch:

23.5% (134)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

Portugal
West Long Branch:

11.9% (68)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

Italy
West Long Branch:

8.4% (48)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

India
West Long Branch:

7.7% (44)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia)
West Long Branch:

5.4% (31)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

Nigeria
West Long Branch:

4.9% (28)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

Japan
West Long Branch:

3.7% (21)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

Canada
West Long Branch:

3.0% (17)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

Pakistan
West Long Branch:

2.5% (14)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

Guyana
West Long Branch:

2.1% (12)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

Vietnam
West Long Branch:

1.9% (11)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

Israel
West Long Branch:

1.8% (10)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

Syria
West Long Branch:

1.8% (10)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

Ghana
West Long Branch:

1.8% (10)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 5,556
  • Other state: 1,801
  • Northeast: 1,287
  • Midwest: 63
  • South: 314
  • West: 124

81.1% of West Long Branch residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35.5% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 76.1% lived in New Jersey.


West Long Branch:

81.1%
State average:

89.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 16
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 5
  • 7th and 8th grade: 61
  • 9th grade: 4
  • 10th grade: 17
  • 11th grade: 40
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 46
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 598
  • Less than 1 year of college: 127
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 378
  • Associate degree: 116
  • Bachelor's degree: 362
  • Master's degree: 276
  • Professional school degree: 114
  • Doctorate degree: 27
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 11
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 11
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 21
  • 9th grade: 45
  • 10th grade: 31
  • 11th grade: 24
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 34
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 500
  • Less than 1 year of college: 137
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 289
  • Associate degree: 215
  • Bachelor's degree: 574
  • Master's degree: 341
  • Professional school degree: 62
  • Doctorate degree: 43
Educational Attainment for Females
West Long Branch marital status for males
West Long Branch marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,050
  • One, attached: 108
  • Two: 41
  • 3 or 4: 100
  • 5 to 9: 33
  • 10 to 19: 88
  • 20 to 49: 74
  • 50 or more: 55
  • Mobile homes: 8
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 0.5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 0.7%

House/condo owner moved in on average 19 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in West Long Branch
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in West Long Branch, NJ
  • 87.5%Utility gas
  • 7.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.3%Electricity
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in West Long Branch, NJ
  • 59.3%Utility gas
  • 34.4%Electricity
  • 6.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 145
Here:

24.2%
New Jersey:

9.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 23
Here:

4.7%
New Jersey:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,106
Here:

79.3%
New Jersey:

25.2%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
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