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Barnegat is a township in Ocean County, in the New York metro area.
The community name derives from Dutch, for "area where surf breaks"
The latitude of Barnegat is 39.753N. The longitude is -74.223W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 108 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 15,270.
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17% of Barnegat residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Barnegat ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Barnegat was $19,307, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Barnegat residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Barnegat, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $741. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,273.
Libraries in Barnegat include Barnegat Branch Library ... View libraries
Ocean County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Barnegat political report.
The average commute time for Barnegat workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Barnegat between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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