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Lacey is a township in Ocean County, in the New York metro area.

The community was named for Gen. John Lacey, who built an iron forge here

The latitude of Lacey is 39.872N. The longitude is -74.295W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 138 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 25,346.


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Median household income
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$55,938
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lacey demographic reports
Lacey is on Barnegat Bay
Former and merged names include:
· Bamber
· Forked River
· Lanoka Harbor
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 21. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.8 per 1,000 people.

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16% of Lacey residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lacey ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lacey was $23,136, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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19% of Lacey residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Lacey, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $763.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,230.


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Ocean County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lacey political report.

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The average commute time for Lacey workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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