NJ

National Population : 333,590,059
New Jersey State Population : 9,202,495

About Point Pleasant, NJ

Point Pleasant, NJ is located in Ocean County in the state of New Jersey.

The total City Population for Point Pleasant is about 18,772 with about 2,075 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 30,666.

The Average Home Value is $410,200.00, which is roughly 11% higher than the Average Home Value of $365,627.00 for the state of New Jersey, and roughly 54% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $91,869.00, which is roughly 1% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $93,038.00 for the state of New Jersey, and roughly 37% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Point Pleasant is about 5.3%.

New Jersey is ranked #6 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 80.81 out of 100.

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Voting

Ocean County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 45.14% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 63.76%
Democratic: 34.98%
Libertarian: 0.72%
Green: 0.31%
Other: 0.23%


Nearby Locations

Brielle, NJ (1.72 mi.)
Osbornville, NJ (2.88 mi.)
Brick, NJ (2.88 mi.)
Manasquan, NJ (2.97 mi.)
Sea Girt, NJ (3.97 mi.)
Mantoloking, NJ (4.12 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 08742
Latitude : 40.081694
Longitude : -74.063294
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 17 ft.
Area Code(s) : 732, 848

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.45
Male Population Estimate : 38.93%
Female Population Estimate : 40.65%
Median Age : 44.1
Male Median Age : 42.8
Female Median Age : 45.2

White Population Estimate : 76.74%
Black Population Estimate : 0.54%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 4.46%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.84%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.03%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.29%
Other Population Estimate : 1.97%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Point Pleasant specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Ocean County: About 1 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Ocean County: About 99 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Ocean County is about 68% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 66% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.