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People

Total Population 2,669
Male Share of the Population 47.2%
Female Share of the Population 52.8%
Senior Citizens 8.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,169
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 50%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $66,494
% Above Poverty Level 88.3%
% Below Poverty Level 11.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.6%
% Using Public Transportation 1.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 12.3%
Median Gross Rent $1,723
Median House Value $203,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.9%
US/American 0%
English 6.2%
Irish 19.1%

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

Lakehurst Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles NW of Toms River, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 45 miles E of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Ocean
Standard Zip Codes 08733, 08755, 08759
Phone Area Codes 732
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.014
Longitude -74.311

Lakehurst 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 LAKEHURST NAS
Distance 2.4 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 40 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 66 F
Annual Precip 43.4 inches
Station TOMS RIVER
Distance 6.7 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 FREEHOLD MARLBORO
Distance 21.2 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 46.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Lakehurst, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Lakehurst Nae (08733)

Manchester Township (08733, 08759)

Whiting (08759)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Beachwood 11,128 $77,944
Berkeley 41,480 $64,518
Jackson 55,851 $100,720
Manchester 43,251 $61,448
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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Lakehurst High Schools

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ROUTE 547
732-657-4000
A Vocational School
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 135 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.1

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