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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Barnegat Light is 653. Barnegat Light, New Jersey is the 12,087th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Barnegat Light was in 2000, when its population was 766. In 2000, Barnegat Light was the 11,429th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 12,087th largest city in the US. Barnegat Light is currently 14.8% smaller than it was in 2000.
Barnegat Light has shrunk 14.7% since the year 2000. Barnegat Light, New Jersey's growth is below average. 74% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|12081||Golden City, Missouri||654||-26.0%|
|12084||New Straitsville, Ohio||654||-15.7%|
|12087||Barnegat Light, New Jersey||653||-14.7%|
|12088||Croghan, New York||653||-1.6%|
|12089||Highmore, South Dakota||653||-22.9%|
The total voting age population of Barnegat Light, New Jersey, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 358. The voting age population is 44.7% male and 55.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 60.4% of the residents of Barnegat Light are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Barnegat Light are 95.4% White, 1.9% Other, 1.9% Two or more races and 0.8% Asian. Additionally, 1.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Barnegat Light, 3.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 0.0%. On a per-household basis, 2.3% of families are below the poverty line in Barnegat Light.
Among those aged 16 and older, 38.3% of Barnegat Light residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 98.0% of Barnegat Light residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 52.9% have a bachelor's degree and 16.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Barnegat Light residents aged 5 and older, 7.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 3.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Barnegat Light is 6.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Barnegat Light, 16.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Barnegat Light is $73,750.
In Barnegat Light, 92.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 7.9% of housing units in Barnegat Light.
Of all the housing units in Barnegat Light, 5.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Barnegat Light, 17.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 220 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Barnegat Light is $-1,333,333,334.
In Barnegat Light, 86.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.