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Population (year 2000): 31,340. Estimated population in July 2005: 32,091 (+2.4% change)
Males: 15,210 (48.5%), Females: 16,130 (51.5%)

Median resident age: 34.7 years
Median household income: $38,651 (year 2000)
Median house value: $135,300 (year 2000)

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Races in Long Branch:

  • White Non-Hispanic (56.9%)
  • Hispanic (20.7%)
  • Black (18.7%)
  • Other race (7.1%)
  • Two or more races (4.2%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (17.5%), Irish (11.2%), German (6.6%), English (4.1%), Portuguese (3.4%), United States (3.2%).

New! Branch, New Jersey forum

Elevation: 19 feet

Land area: 5.2 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Long Branch

  • High school or higher: 76.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Long Branch city

  • Never married: 35.9%
  • Now married: 42.9%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

19.7% Foreign born (12.7% Latin America, 4.7% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,524 (+8.8%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: River, NJ Toms (25.2 miles pop. 86,327).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: York, NY New (28.5 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Long Branch, NJ (1.9 miles West NJ (2.1 miles Oceanport, Beach, NJ (2.5 miles Monmouth NJ (3.5 miles Deal, NJ (3.5 miles Oakhurst, Silver, NJ (4.3 miles Little NJ (4.3 miles Allenhurst, NJ Eatontown, (4.5 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 18 buildings, average cost: $54,700
  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 1998: 69 buildings, average cost: $100,100
  • 1999: 43 buildings, average cost: $89,600
  • 2000: 62 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 2001: 77 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 2002: 75 buildings, average cost: $32,000
  • 2003: 94 buildings, average cost: $85,300
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $144,300
  • 2005: 0 buildings

Latitude: 40.30 N, Longitude: 73.99 W

Area codes: 732, 908


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.5%), Retail trade (12.6%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.6%), Construction (10.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,476 (-14.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,408 (24.4%)


 

Crime in Long Branch by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 1 1 1 1
    per 100,000 3.2 0.0 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2
Rapes 7 6 9 2 4 3
    per 100,000 22.3 19.1 28.7 6.4 12.8 9.6
Robberies 63 60 59 43 55 48
    per 100,000 201.0 191.4 188.3 137.2 175.5 153.2
Assaults 82 83 87 97 79 95
    per 100,000 261.6 264.8 277.6 309.5 252.1 303.1
Burglaries 326 227 266 262 291 202
    per 100,000 1040.2 724.3 848.8 836.0 928.5 644.5
Thefts 800 661 685 586 433 503
    per 100,000 2552.6 2109.1 2185.7 1869.8 1381.6 1605.0
Auto thefts 47 57 51 55 49 33
    per 100,000 150.0 181.9 162.7 175.5 156.3 105.3
311.7 267.7 286.5 256.2 244.1 231.3


Average climate in Long Branch, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Long Branch-area historical tornado activity is below New Jersey state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/16/1955, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.6 miles away from the Long Branch city center .

On 5/27/2001, a category 2 tornado 21.8 miles away from the city center caused $1 million in damages.


Birthplace of: Norman Mailer - (born 1923), author, Scott Schoeneweis - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Toronto Blue Jays, born: Oct 2, 1973), Clint Black - (born 1962), songwriter, musician, Patti Scialfa - (1953), singer and wife of Bruce Springsteen, Paul Cohen - (born 1934), mathematician.


Main business address for: CENTRAL JERSEY BANCORP (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospital/medical center in Long Branch:
  • MONMOUTH MEDICAL CENTER (300 2ND AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Long Branch:
  • REHAILITATION HOSPITAL OF TINTON FALLS (about 6 miles; TINTON FALLS, NJ)
  • RIVERVIEW MEDICAL CENTER (about 8 miles; RED BANK, NJ)
  • JERSEY SHORE MEDICAL CENTER (about 8 miles; NEPTUNE, NJ)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Long Branch:
  • PORT AUTH-DWNTN-MANHATTAN/WALL ST (about 28 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRB)
  • JOHN F KENNEDY INTL (about 28 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JFK)
  • NEWARK LIBERTY INTL (about 30 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: EWR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Long Branch:
  • MONMOUTH EXECUTIVE (about 12 miles; BELMAR/FARMINGDALE, NJ; ID: BLM)
  • LAKEWOOD (about 21 miles; LAKEWOOD, NJ; ID: N12)
  • OLD BRIDGE (about 24 miles; OLD BRIDGE, NJ; ID: 3N6)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 3 $11,364 $45,456 5 $6,644
Financial Administration 17 $60,752 $42,883 0 $0
Other Government Administration 15 $54,223 $43,378 6 $2,163
Judicial and Legal 12 $25,968 $25,968 2 $815
Police Protection - Officers 95 $516,743 $65,272 0 $0
Police - Other 19 $36,704 $23,181 31 $16,342
Firefighters 28 $160,254 $68,680 2 $1,200
Fire - Other 3 $5,559 $22,236 0 $0
Streets and Highways 26 $79,390 $36,641 1 $255
Welfare 3 $9,697 $38,788 1 $1,242
Health 14 $45,004 $38,574 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 33 $95,419 $34,697 0 $0
Sewerage 21 $93,356 $53,346 6 $1,167
Parks and Recreation 10 $28,432 $34,118 15 $6,638
Housing and Community Development(Local) 51 $149,089 $35,079 18 $20,944
Local Libraries 13 $36,876 $34,039 6 $4,078
Totals for Government 363 $1,408,830 $46,572 93 $61,487


College/University in Long Branch:
  • MONMOUTH COUNTY VOCATIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT (Full-time enrollment: 383; Location: 255 W END AVE; Public)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Long Branch:
  • MONMOUTH UNIVERSITY (about 2 miles; WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 4,613)
  • BROOKDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; LINCROFT, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,533)
  • CUNY KINGSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; BROOKLYN, NY; FT enrollment: 9,902)
  • BETH MEDRASH GOVOHA (about 22 miles; LAKEWOOD, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,823)
  • CUNY BROOKLYN COLLEGE (about 23 miles; BROOKLYN, NY; FT enrollment: 10,079)
  • CUNY COLLEGE OF STATEN ISLAND (about 24 miles; STATEN ISLAND, NY; FT enrollment: 8,135)
  • CUNY MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE (about 26 miles; BROOKLYN, NY; FT enrollment: 3,264)
Public high schools in Long Branch:
  • LONG BRANCH HIGH (Students: 1,193; Location: 391 WESTWOOD AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CLASS ACADEMY (Students: 81; Location: 255 WEST END AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Long Branch:
  • LONG BRANCH MIDDLE (Students: 1,069; Location: 364 INDIANA AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • JOSEPH M FERRAINA LRN CNT (Students: 625; Location: 80 AVENEL BOULEVARD; Grades: PK - PK)
  • AUDREY W. CLARK SCHOOL (Students: 354; Location: 192 GARFIELD AVENUE; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • LENNA W CONROW (Students: 323; Location: 35 LONG BRANCH AVENUE; Grades: KG - 02)
  • WEST END (Students: 315; Location: 132 WEST END AVENUE; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • A A ANASTASIA (Students: 294; Location: 318 MORRIS AVENUE; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • GREGORY (Students: 294; Location: 157 N. 7TH AVENUE; Grades: KG - 02)
Private primary/middle schools in Long Branch:
  • SEASHORE SCHOOL (Students: 267; Location: 345 SECOND AVENUE; Grades: PK - 6)
  • HOLY TRINITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 163; Location: 375 EXCHANGE PLACE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CHILDREN OF THE KING (Students: 89; Location: 167 CEDAR AVENUE; Grades: PK - 2)
  • THE POWER OF CHRIST'S GOSPEL A (Students: 24; Location: 344 JOLINE AVENUE P.O. BOX 565; Grades: KG - 7)
Library in Long Branch:
  • LONG BRANCH FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $930,411; Location: 328 BROADWAY; 72,844 books; 2,848 audio materials; 1,775 video materials; 127 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Long Branch: Branchport Station (A), East Long Branch Station (B).

Churches in Long Branch include: Saint Michaels Church (A), Beth Miriam Church (B).

Reservoir: Lake Takanassee (A).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Whale Pond Brook (A), Turtle Mill Brook (B).

Parks in Long Branch include: Jerry Morgan Park (1), Garfield Park (2), Branchport Park (3), Takanassee Lake Park (4), Pleasure Bay Park (5), Seven Presidents Park (6), Elberon Park (7).


Long Branch compared to New Jersey state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Long Branch:
  • 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.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WADB (1310 AM; 3 kW; ASBURY PARK, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM SHORE LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WOBM (1160 AM; 9 kW; LAKEWOOD TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: NORTH SHORE BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Long Branch:
  • WMCX (88.9 FM; WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ; Owner: MONMOUTH UNIVERSITY)
  • WHTG-FM (106.3 FM; EATONTOWN, NJ; Owner: PRESS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WWZY (107.1 FM; LONG BRANCH, NJ; Owner: PRESS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJLK-FM (94.3 FM; ASBURY PARK, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM SHORE LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WRAT (95.9 FM; POINT PLEASANT, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WBJB-FM (90.5 FM; LINCROFT, NJ; Owner: BROOKDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • 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 Long Branch:
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, 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)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • 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)
  • WNJB1 (Channel 58; LONG BRANCH, NJ; Owner: NJ PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

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