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Point Pleasant Beach is a borough in Ocean County, in the New York metro area.

The latitude of Point Pleasant Beach is 40.091N. The longitude is -74.048W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 10 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,403.


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Median household income
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$51,105
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Point Pleasant Beach demographic reports
Point Pleasant Beach is on the Atlantic Ocean
Home to a small commercial fishing fleet
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 17. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.1 per 1,000 people.

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16% of Point Pleasant Beach residents report German ancestry, and 23% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Point Pleasant Beach ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Point Pleasant Beach was $27,853, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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34% of Point Pleasant Beach residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Point Pleasant Beach, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $703.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,541.


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Libraries in Point Pleasant Beach include Point Pleasant Beach Branch Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Point Pleasant Beach include Point Pleasant Beach Ocean Star

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

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The average commute time for Point Pleasant Beach workers is 37 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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