Introduction to Spring Lake Heights, New Jersey

Spring Lake Heights, New Jersey is 7 miles NE of Brick, New Jersey and 40 miles S of New York, New York. It is in Monmouth county. The population of the town is 5,227.

Spring Lake Heights History

Spring Lake is popularly known as the Irish Riviera because of the large Irish-American population in the town. Spring Lake is named after the natural springs feeding the largest lake in the town. The town was incorporated on March 14, 1892.

Spring Lake Heights and nearby Attractions

  • New York Aquarium
  • New Jersey Museum of Boating
  • Allaire State Park
  • Havens Homestead Museum
  • Monmouth Battlefield

Things To Do In Spring Lake Heights

Spring Lake Heights Transportation

Air transportation is available from Newark Liberty International Airport.

Spring Lake Heights Higher Education

Colleges and universities near Spring Lake Heights include Brookdale Community College, Monmouth University, Georgian Court University and Ocean County College.


Total Population 4,691
Male Share of the Population 53.3%
Female Share of the Population 46.7%
Senior Citizens 24.2%
Employed Population 16+ 2,291
Age of the Population 50


% of people married 50.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 60%
Median Earnings25+ $46,396
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $46,648


Median Family Income $89,531
% Above Poverty Level 94.1%
% Below Poverty Level 5.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 10.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.2%
% Using Public Transportation 7.8%


People Living Alone 45.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,401
Median House Value $488,200


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.8%
US/American 0%
English 7.6%
Irish 47.9%

Spring Lake Heights Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles NE of Brick, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 40 miles S of New York, New York
County Monmouth
Standard Zip Codes 07762
Phone Area Codes 732
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.15
Longitude -74.031

Spring Lake Heights Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 8.2 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
Distance 17 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
Distance 33.7 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 40 F
Apr Temp 42 to 62 F
Jul Temp 67 to 86 F
Oct Temp 47 to 66 F
Annual Precip 48.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Spring Heights (07762)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Belmar 5,760 $93,472
Manasquan 5,841 $128,651
Sea Girt 1,844 $143,967
Spring Lake 2,999 $153,269
Wall 26,091 $110,663
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