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Demographics

People

Total Population1,613
Male Share of the Population42.5%
Female Share of the Population57.5%
Senior Citizens26.5%
Employed Population 16+735
Age of the Population52

Families

% of people married51.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher47.6%
Median Earnings25+$44,141
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,688

Wealth

Median Family Income$83,947
% Above Poverty Level92.4%
% Below Poverty Level7.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.5%
% Using Public Transportation0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone27.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,544
Median House Value$405,700

Ancestry

Irish29.7%
Italian21.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.7%
English12.9%
Polish4.2%
Swedish3.5%
Arab3.2%
French Except Basque2.8%
Egyptian2.7%
Scottish2.1%
Norwegian1.7%
Hungarian1.5%
Czech1.5%
Dutch1.5%
Welsh1.3%
Jamaican1.3%
West Indian1.3%
Lithuanian1.2%
Russian0.8%
German0.6%
Canadian0.6%
Australian0.5%
Finnish0.4%
Ukrainian0.4%
Brazilian0.2%
Portuguese0.1%
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Island Heights Almanac

CategoryValue
County Ocean County
P.O. Box Zip Codes8732
Phone Area Codes
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.94
Approximate Longitude-74.14

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)

StationTOMS RIVER
Distance3.6 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
Distance23.8 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
Distance25.9 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
Beachwood11,153$77,218
Ocean Gate2,060$80,139
Pine Beach2,211$106,528
Seaside Park1,635$79,342
South Toms River3,731$68,828
Toms River91,133$87,500

Island Heights Public Schools

Island Heights Elementary School
115 Summit Ave, Po Box 329
ZIP: 8732
(732) 929-1222
Primary
Total Enrollment 119
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