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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.

People

Total Population 11,128
Male Share of the Population 50.6%
Female Share of the Population 49.4%
Senior Citizens 10.9%
Employed Population 16+ 5,580
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 52.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.1%
Median Earnings25+ $41,516
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $31,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,080

Wealth

Median Family Income $77,944
% Above Poverty Level 91.2%
% Below Poverty Level 8.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.4%
% Using Public Transportation 1%

Housing

People Living Alone 20.4%
Median Gross Rent $1,585
Median House Value $242,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.7%
US/American 0.1%
English 8%
Irish 28.4%

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

Beachwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 1 miles SE of Toms River, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 51 miles E of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Ocean
Standard Zip Codes 08722
Phone Area Codes 732
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.938
Longitude -74.193

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)

Station TOMS RIVER
Distance 1.5 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 24.9 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 24.9 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
Berkeley 41,480 $64,518
Island Heights 1,640 $84,028
Pine Beach 2,175 $106,413
Seaside Heights 2,885 $33,900
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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