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Population (year 2000): 19,306. Estimated population in July 2005: 19,861 (+2.9% change)
Males: 9,279 (48.1%), Females: 10,027 (51.9%)

Median resident age: 39.3 years
Median household income: $55,987 (year 2000)
Median house value: $160,100 (year 2000)

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Races in Point Pleasant:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.1%)
  • Hispanic (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: Irish (32.7%), Italian (25.2%), German (21.5%), Polish (10.0%), English (10.0%), Scottish (2.9%).Pleasant, New Jersey forum

Land area: 3.5 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Point Pleasant

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Point Pleasant borough

  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 57.8%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

3.1% Foreign born (1.7% Europe, 0.8% Latin America, 0.5% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +896 (+4.9%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: River, NJ Toms (9.6 miles pop. 86,327).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: City, NJ Jersey (44.4 miles pop. 240,055).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (44.4 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Head, NJ Bay (1.8 miles Pleasant Beach, NJ Point (1.9 miles NJ (2.1 miles Brielle, NJ (2.7 miles Mantoloking, NJ (3.2 miles Manasquan, Girt, NJ Sea (4.4 miles NJ (4.9 miles Allenwood, Lake Heights, NJ (5.4 miles Spring

Latitude: 40.08 N, Longitude: 74.07 W

Area code: 732


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.4%), Retail trade (12.4%), Construction (10.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,361 (-27.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,364 (14.3%)


 

Crime in Point Pleasant by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 0 2 4 1 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 10.4 20.7 5.2 5.2
Robberies 4 3 1 1 0 1
    per 100,000 20.7 15.5 5.2 5.2 0.0 5.2
Assaults 24 10 15 12 9 12
    per 100,000 124.3 51.8 77.7 62.2 46.6 62.2
Burglaries 38 42 81 76 76 62
    per 100,000 196.8 217.5 419.6 393.7 393.7 321.1
Thefts 296 346 246 294 239 268
    per 100,000 1533.2 1792.2 1274.2 1522.8 1238.0 1388.2
Auto thefts 12 4 6 9 7 3
    per 100,000 62.2 20.7 31.1 46.6 36.3 15.5
111.2 103.6 104.1 114.5 91.4 95.3

Average climate in Point Pleasant, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Point Pleasant-area historical tornado activity is below New Jersey state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1983, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.8 miles away from the Point Pleasant city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 10/16/1955, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 15.3 miles away from the city center .


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Hospital/medical center in Point Pleasant:
  • SHORE REHABILITATION INSTITUTE (2121 EDGEWATER PLACE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Point Pleasant:
  • MEDICAL CENTER OF OCEAN COUNTY,THE (about 3 miles; BRICK, NJ)
  • JERSEY SHORE MEDICAL CENTER (about 9 miles; NEPTUNE, NJ)
  • COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; TOMS RIVER, NJ)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Point Pleasant:
  • LAKEHURST NAES /MAXFIELD FIELD (about 20 miles; LAKEHURST, NJ; ID: NEL)
  • MC GUIRE AFB (about 36 miles; WRIGHTSTOWN, NJ; ID: WRI)
  • NEWARK LIBERTY INTL (about 43 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: EWR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Point Pleasant:
  • LAKEWOOD (about 7 miles; LAKEWOOD, NJ; ID: N12)
  • MONMOUTH EXECUTIVE (about 8 miles; BELMAR/FARMINGDALE, NJ; ID: BLM)
  • ROBERT J. MILLER AIR PARK (about 19 miles; TOMS RIVER, NJ; ID: MJX)

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
Streets and Highways 15 $63,265 $50,612 0 $0
Police - Other 8 $23,827 $35,740 19 $22,917
Police Protection - Officers 32 $183,530 $68,823 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 2 $7,087 $42,522 2 $4,233
Other Government Administration 5 $22,620 $54,288 7 $691
Financial Administration 7 $30,257 $51,869 1 $1,501
Other and Unallocable 2 $8,130 $48,780 1 $1,771
Water Supply 6 $26,676 $53,352 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 4 $16,592 $49,776 22 $13,627
Solid Waste Management 1 $4,725 $56,700 3 $1,866
Health 1 $2,396 $28,752 1 $1,085
Welfare 0 $0   1 $111
Totals for Government 83 $389,104 $56,256 57 $47,802
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Point Pleasant:
  • BETH MEDRASH GOVOHA (about 10 miles; LAKEWOOD, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 2,823)
  • OCEAN COUNTY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; TOMS RIVER, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,651)
  • MONMOUTH UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,613)
  • BROOKDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 19 miles; LINCROFT, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,533)
  • MIDDLESEX COUNTY COLLEGE (about 34 miles; EDISON, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,739)
  • CUNY KINGSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 36 miles; BROOKLYN, NY; FT enrollment: 9,902)
  • CUNY COLLEGE OF STATEN ISLAND (about 37 miles; STATEN ISLAND, NY; FT enrollment: 8,135)
Public high school in Point Pleasant:
  • POINT PLEASANT HIGH (Students: 969; Location: LAURA HERBERT DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Point Pleasant:
  • NELLIE F BENNETT ELEM SCH (Students: 858; Location: RIVIERA PARKWAY; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MEMORIAL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 776; Location: LAURA HERBERT DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • OCEAN ROAD ELEM (Students: 591; Location: BENEDICT STREET; Grades: KG - 05)

Notable locations in Point Pleasant: Riviera Beach Yacht Club (A), Point Pleasant State Marina (B).

Churches in Point Pleasant include: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (A), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (B), Harvey Memorial Methodist Church (C), First Assembly of God Church (D).

Cemetery: White Lawn Cemetery (1).

Post office: (A).  


Point Pleasant compared to New Jersey state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.
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)
  • WADB (1310 AM; 3 kW; ASBURY PARK, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM SHORE LICENSE HOLDCO, 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.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
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)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WWSI (Channel 62; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: HISPANIC BROADCASTERS OF PHILADELPHIA, L.L.C.)
  • 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)

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