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Population (year 2000): 8,258. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,286 (+0.3% change)
Males: 3,857 (46.7%), Females: 4,401 (53.3%)

Median resident age: 33.8 years
Median household income: $71,852 (year 2000)
Median house value: $203,300 (year 2000)

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Races in West Long Branch:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.0%)
  • Hispanic (2.9%)
  • Black (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)

Ancestries: Italian (36.1%), Irish (20.5%), German (13.4%), English (7.3%), Polish (6.0%), United States (5.0%).Long Branch, New Jersey

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 2.9 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in West Long Branch

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.3%
  • Unemployed: 14.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Long Branch borough

  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 56.0%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 5.1%

7.0% Foreign born (4.8% Europe, 1.9% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +660 (+8.7%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: River, NJ Toms (23.9 miles pop. 86,327).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: York, NY New (29.4 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Branch, NJ Long (1.9 miles NJ (1.9 miles Oceanport, NJ (2.1 miles Oakhurst, NJ Eatontown, (2.8 miles NJ (3.2 miles Deal, Silver, NJ (3.5 miles Little NJ (3.7 miles Allenhurst, NJ (3.8 miles Wanamassa,

Latitude: 40.29 N, Longitude: 74.02 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 732


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (25.2%), Retail trade (11.7%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +794 (+9.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 743 (20.9%)


 

Crime in West Long Branch by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 1 1 3
    per 100,000 12.1 12.1 12.1 36.3
Robberies 3 9 3 5
    per 100,000 36.3 109.0 36.3 60.5
Assaults 8 9 7 13
    per 100,000 96.9 109.0 84.8 157.4
Burglaries 19 34 31 41
    per 100,000 230.1 411.7 375.4 496.5
Thefts 331 295 269 264
    per 100,000 4008.2 3572.3 3257.4 3196.9
Auto thefts 7 4 9 6
    per 100,000 84.8 48.4 109.0 72.7
218.3 234.9 198.0 232.6

Average climate in West Long Branch, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

West

West Long Branch-area historical tornado activity is below New Jersey state average. It is 49% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/16/1955, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.4 miles away from the West Long Branch city center .

On 5/27/2001, a category 2 tornado 20.2 miles away from the city center caused $1 million in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near West Long Branch:
  • MONMOUTH MEDICAL CENTER (about 2 miles; LONG BRANCH, NJ)
  • REHAILITATION HOSPITAL OF TINTON FALLS (about 4 miles; TINTON FALLS, NJ)
  • RIVERVIEW MEDICAL CENTER (about 7 miles; RED BANK, NJ)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to West Long Branch:
  • PORT AUTH-DWNTN-MANHATTAN/WALL ST (about 29 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRB)
  • NEWARK LIBERTY INTL (about 29 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: EWR)
  • LAKEHURST NAES /MAXFIELD FIELD (about 30 miles; LAKEHURST, NJ; ID: NEL)
Other public-use airports nearest to West Long Branch:
  • MONMOUTH EXECUTIVE (about 11 miles; BELMAR/FARMINGDALE, NJ; ID: BLM)
  • LAKEWOOD (about 19 miles; LAKEWOOD, NJ; ID: N12)
  • OLD BRIDGE (about 22 miles; OLD BRIDGE, NJ; ID: 3N6)

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 0 $0   7 $7,286
Welfare 0 $0   1 $652
Streets and Highways 12 $26,062 $26,062 0 $0
Fire - Other 0 $0   1 $422
Police - Other 4 $11,910 $35,730 6 $3,868
Police Protection - Officers 18 $114,232 $76,154 1 $44
Judicial and Legal 2 $6,034 $36,204 6 $4,684
Other Government Administration 2 $6,908 $41,448 9 $2,378
Financial Administration 3 $9,582 $38,328 3 $3,244
Solid Waste Management 2 $5,328 $31,968 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 0 $0   1 $58
Local Libraries 3 $8,064 $32,256 9 $3,140
Totals for Government 46 $188,120 $49,074 44 $25,776
College/University in West Long Branch:
  • MONMOUTH UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 4,613; Location: 400 CEDAR AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.monmouth.edu; Offers Master's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near West Long Branch:
  • BROOKDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; LINCROFT, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 7,533)
  • BETH MEDRASH GOVOHA (about 20 miles; LAKEWOOD, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,823)
  • CUNY KINGSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 21 miles; BROOKLYN, NY; FT enrollment: 9,902)
  • CUNY COLLEGE OF STATEN ISLAND (about 24 miles; STATEN ISLAND, NY; FT enrollment: 8,135)
  • CUNY BROOKLYN COLLEGE (about 24 miles; BROOKLYN, NY; FT enrollment: 10,079)
  • OCEAN COUNTY COLLEGE (about 26 miles; TOMS RIVER, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,651)
  • CUNY MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE (about 26 miles; BROOKLYN, NY; FT enrollment: 3,264)
Public high school in West Long Branch:
  • SHORE REG HIGH (Students: 734; Location: MONMOUTH PARK HIGHWAY; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in West Long Branch:
  • FRANK ANTONIDES (Students: 468; Location: 135 LOCUST AVENUE; Grades: 04 - 08)
  • BETTY MCELMOM ELEM SCH (Students: 291; Location: 20 PARKER ROAD; Grades: KG - 03)
Library in West Long Branch:
  • WEST LONG BRANCH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $254,808; Location: 95 POPLAR AVENUE; 36,698 books; 788 audio materials; 487 video materials; 134 serial subscriptions)

Cemeteries: Mount Carmel Cemetery (1), Greenlawn Cemetery (2), Glenwood Cemetery (3).

Reservoir: Franklin Lake (A).


West Long Branch compared to New Jersey state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in West 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)
  • WADB (1310 AM; 3 kW; ASBURY PARK, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM SHORE LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WOBM (1160 AM; 9 kW; LAKEWOOD TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: NORTH SHORE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHTG (1410 AM; 1 kW; EATONTOWN, NJ)
Strongest FM radio stations in West Long Branch:
  • WMCX (88.9 FM; WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ; Owner: MONMOUTH UNIVERSITY)
  • WHTG-FM (106.3 FM; EATONTOWN, NJ; Owner: PRESS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJLK-FM (94.3 FM; ASBURY PARK, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM SHORE LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WWZY (107.1 FM; LONG BRANCH, NJ; Owner: PRESS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBJB-FM (90.5 FM; LINCROFT, NJ; Owner: BROOKDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WRAT (95.9 FM; POINT PLEASANT, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • 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)
  • WYGG (88.1 FM; ASBURY PARK, NJ; Owner: MINORITY BUSINESS & HOUSING DEVELOPMENT, INC)
  • 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)
TV broadcast stations around West 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.)
  • WNJB1 (Channel 58; LONG BRANCH, NJ; Owner: NJ PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • 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)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

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