Statewide Claims to Fame

Point Pleasant is 6th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Race - White

Point Pleasant is 11th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Point Pleasant Rank New Jersey US
Current population (2012) 18,449 48th 8,864,590 313,914,040
Size in square miles 3.5 112th 7,354.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 5,271.4 80th 1,195.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Point Pleasant Rank New Jersey US
Residents younger than 5 5.0% 205th 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 22.1% 148th 22.9% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 14.4% 102nd 14.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Point Pleasant Rank New Jersey US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 95.7% 39th 87.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 34.6% 121st 35.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Point Pleasant Rank New Jersey US
Race - White 96.1% 6th 73.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.4% 253rd 14.7% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1% 195th 0.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.7% 241st 9.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 133rd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.0% 250th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 5.1% 210th 18.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 93.2% 11th 58.2% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Point Pleasant Rank New Jersey US
Female residents 51.5% 139th 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 2.2% 255th 20.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Point Pleasant Rank New Jersey US
Housing units 8,331 43rd 3,562,553 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 10.9% 208th 35.9% 25.9%
Households 7,297 50th 3,180,854 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 83.6% 71st 66.6% 66.1%
Home median value $377,100 102nd $349,100 $186,200
People per household 2.5 184th 2.7 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Point Pleasant Rank New Jersey US
Income per capita $37,665 98th $35,678 $27,915
Income per household $80,851 111th $71,180 $52,762
Income below poverty line 3.9% 171st 9.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Point Pleasant Rank New Jersey US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,934 45th 781,622 27,092,908
Retail sales $176,613 79th $124,813,580 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $8,847 99th $14,453 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $24,107 60th $19,993,613 $613,795,732

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