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, Point Pleasant Beach has a very low population density. Point Pleasant Beach is perfect for those who like a quiet city.
Point Pleasant Beach, 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. Point Pleasant Beach has a population density of 3,778, with 5,433 current residents.
Out of the 5,433 current residents, 51% are male and 49% are female. 54% of the residents are married and 46% are single.
- 58% Sun
- 47% Rain
- 19% Snow
53°F average temperature
- 53 years Median home age
- $440,750 Median home price
- -5.53% Home appreciation rate
- 21.2% Annual property tax
As for living in Point Pleasant Beach, the air quality is 25% and the weather, on average, is 58% sunny, 47% rainy, and 19% snowy. The average temperature is 53°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Point Pleasant Beach, you should know that 41.2% of homes are owned while 24.4% of homes are rented, and 34.5% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $440,750, the median age of homes is 53 years, the annual home appreciation is -5.53% and the annual property tax is 21.20%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)3
When looking at the community of Point Pleasant Beach, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Point Pleasant Beach’s crime rate is 3 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Point Pleasant Beach is 43 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 40.07% Democratic, 58.43% Republican, and 1.50% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:12
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
87%High school diploma
7%Some college or associates degree
12%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at Point Pleasant Beach, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 9.50% of residents are unemployed in Point Pleasant Beach (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Point Pleasant Beach residents: 11.3% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 25.75% are in the arts and sciences field, 15.8% are in the customer service field, 30% are in the sales field, 2.61% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 8.4% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 6.2% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:12. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 87.27%, 7.37% of residents have an associate’s degree, 22.61% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 11.60% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in Point Pleasant Beach, you should be aware that the average commute time is 38 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Point Pleasant Beach have a few different options. 77% of commuters use their own cars, 7% of commuters carpool, 5% of commuters use the transit system, and 2% of residents work from home.