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Overview

Introduction to Beachwood, New Jersey

Beachwood, New Jersey, in Ocean county, is 1 miles SE of Toms River, New Jersey and 51 miles E of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The town is conveniently located inside the Monmouth - Ocean metropolitan area.

Beachwood History

Bertram Chapman Mayo founded Beachwood in 1914 by inviting people through the New York Tribune to come and purchase lots in the beautiful area. The gimmick was successful and many people showed up to buy the lots. The community grew quickly and was officially incorporated in 1917.

Beachwood and nearby Attractions

  • Toms River Seaport Society Museum
  • Charles Waterhouse Museum
  • Ocean County Historical Society Museum
  • Double Trouble State Park
  • Berkeley Island County Park
  • Cattus Island County Park

Things To Do In Beachwood

The beach is the most popular spot in this town, whether one wants to relax, organize a picnic with family and friends or simply enjoy the waves. There are some excellent golf courses around the area as well.

Beachwood Transportation

The nearest airport offering regular services is the Atlantic City International.

Beachwood Higher Education

Higher studies can be pursued at Ocean County College, Beth Medrash Govoha, Monmouth University and Brookdale Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population11,153
Male Share of the Population50.7%
Female Share of the Population49.3%
Senior Citizens10.8%
Employed Population 16+5,589
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married50.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21.2%
Median Earnings25+$40,303
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$37,321
Median Earnings With High School Degree$34,464

Wealth

Median Family Income$77,218
% Above Poverty Level90.7%
% Below Poverty Level9.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.8%
% Using Public Transportation0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone19.8%
Median Gross Rent$1,614
Median House Value$237,400

Ancestry

Irish31.4%
Italian30.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.7%
Polish12%
English7.7%
Portuguese2.9%
French Except Basque2.4%
Dutch1.8%
Russian1.6%
Ukrainian1.3%
Scottish1.3%
Norwegian1.2%
Greek1.2%
Lithuanian1.1%
Swedish0.9%
Welsh0.8%
Latvian0.6%
Austrian0.6%
Hungarian0.6%
Danishn0.6%
Slovak0.3%
Finnish0.3%
Czech0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Israeli0.3%
Arab0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Slovene0.1%
US/American0.1%
Belgian0.1%
German0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Palestinian0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
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Beachwood Almanac

CategoryValue
County Ocean County
Standard Zip Codes8722
Phone Area Codes
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.92
Approximate Longitude-74.2

Beachwood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationTOMS RIVER
Distance1.5 miles
Jan Temp22 to 41 F
Apr Temp38 to 61 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp44 to 67 F
Annual Precip48.8 inches
StationLONG BRANCH OAKHURST
Distance24.9 miles
Jan Temp23 to 41 F
Apr Temp40 to 59 F
Jul Temp66 to 83 F
Oct Temp45 to 65 F
Annual Precip48.6 inches
StationTUCKERTON
Distance24.9 miles
Jan Temp23 to 42 F
Apr Temp40 to 62 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip45.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Berkeley41,554$66,147
Island Heights1,613$83,947
Pine Beach2,211$106,528
Seaside Heights2,881$41,250
South Toms River3,731$68,828
Toms River91,133$87,500

Beachwood Public Schools

Beachwood Elementary School
901 Berkeley Avenue
ZIP: 8722
(732) 505-5820
Primary
Total Enrollment 568
Toms River Intermediate School South
1675 Pinewald Road
ZIP: 8722
(732) 505-3900
Middle
Total Enrollment 1078
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