This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, Belmar has a low population density. Belmar is perfect for those who want to be in the city without constantly rubbing shoulders.
Belmar, NJ is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 9/10 and an overall value of 8/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Belmar has a population density of 5,761, with 5,882 current residents.
Out of the 5,882 current residents, 51% are male and 49% are female. 40% of the residents are married and 60% are single.
- 57% Sun
- 47% Rain
- 19% Snow
53°F average temperature
- 59 years Median home age
- $339,170 Median home price
- -5.53% Home appreciation rate
- 21.74% Annual property tax
As for living in Belmar, the air quality is 11% and the weather, on average, is 57% sunny, 47% rainy, and 19% snowy. The average temperature is 53°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Belmar, you should know that 33.3% of homes are owned while 37% of homes are rented, and 29.8% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $339,170, the median age of homes is 59 years, the annual home appreciation is -5.53% and the annual property tax is 21.74%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)4
When looking at the community of Belmar, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Belmar’s crime rate is 4 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Belmar is 43 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 47.46% Democratic, 51.19% Republican, and 1.35% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:10
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
89%High school diploma
7%Some college or associates degree
12%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at Belmar, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 8.50% of residents are unemployed in Belmar (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Belmar residents: 15.2% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 25.08% are in the arts and sciences field, 14.2% are in the customer service field, 27.3% are in the sales field, 0.00% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 9.3% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 9% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:10. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 89.15%, 7.03% of residents have an associate’s degree, 21.72% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 11.94% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in Belmar, you should be aware that the average commute time is 35 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Belmar have a few different options. 78% of commuters use their own cars, 9% of commuters carpool, 5% of commuters use the transit system, and 3% of residents work from home.