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Overview

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.

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

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population4,646
Male Share of the Population49.2%
Female Share of the Population50.8%
Senior Citizens26%
Employed Population 16+2,358
Age of the Population52

Families

% of people married49.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher51.6%
Median Earnings25+$45,796
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$45,618

Wealth

Median Family Income$96,875
% Above Poverty Level95.6%
% Below Poverty Level4.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home8.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work7.3%
% Using Public Transportation5.8%

Housing

People Living Alone42%
Median Gross Rent$1,413
Median House Value$470,800

Ancestry

Irish45.8%
Italian23.1%
German14.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10%
English5.3%
Dutch4.5%
Polish3.6%
Ukrainian2%
Slovak1.8%
French Except Basque1.6%
Swedish1.4%
Welsh0.9%
Norwegian0.9%
Russian0.8%
Scottish0.8%
Romanian0.3%
Arab0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
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Spring Lake Heights Almanac

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Spring Lake 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)

StationLONG BRANCH OAKHURST
Distance8.2 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
StationTOMS RIVER
Distance17 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
StationNY WESTERLEIGH STAT IS
Distance33.7 miles
Jan Temp25 to 40 F
Apr Temp42 to 62 F
Jul Temp67 to 86 F
Oct Temp47 to 66 F
Annual Precip48.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Belmar5,715$92,207
Manasquan5,812$116,806
Sea Girt1,697$147,841
Spring Lake2,973$133,438
Wall26,000$115,700

Spring Lake Heights Public Schools

Spring Lake Heights Elementary School
1110 Highway No 71
ZIP: 7762
(732) 449-6149
Primary
Total Enrollment 345
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