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People

Total Population 1,640
Male Share of the Population 43.8%
Female Share of the Population 56.2%
Senior Citizens 25.3%
Employed Population 16+ 737
Age of the Population 51

Families

% of people married 55%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 50.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $84,028
% Above Poverty Level 91.8%
% Below Poverty Level 8.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 4.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation 1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 25.3%
Median Gross Rent $1,477
Median House Value $395,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.4%
US/American 0%
English 13%
Irish 29.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Island Heights Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 2 miles E of Toms River, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 53 miles E of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Ocean
P.O. Box Zip Codes 08732
Phone Area Codes 732
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.941
Longitude -74.15

Island Heights Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station TOMS RIVER
Distance 3.6 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 41 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 48.8 inches
Station LONG BRANCH OAKHURST
Distance 23.8 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 41 F
Apr Temp 40 to 59 F
Jul Temp 66 to 83 F
Oct Temp 45 to 65 F
Annual Precip 48.6 inches
Station TUCKERTON
Distance 25.9 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 42 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Beachwood 11,128 $77,944
Ocean Gate 2,105 $80,563
Pine Beach 2,175 $106,413
Seaside Park 1,543 $90,500
South Toms River 3,706 $68,357
Toms River 91,029 $86,470

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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