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Atlantic Highlands is a borough in Monmouth County, in the New York metro area.

The community was named for its location at the mouth of the bay on the ocean

The latitude of Atlantic Highlands is 40.407N. The longitude is -74.034W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 36 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,644.


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Median household income
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$64,955
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Atlantic Highlands demographic reports
Atlantic Highlands is on Sandy Hook Bay
Founded in 1671 by Richard Hartshorne, a London Quaker
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 4. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.9 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Oktoberfest - Oct. 6, 2007
Dates often change. Check Atlantic Highlands web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Henry Hudson Trail, Mt. Mitchill Scenic Overlook
Historic sites and museums: Strauss Mansion & Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Atlantic Highlands was $34,798, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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37% of Atlantic Highlands residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Atlantic Highlands, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $739.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,732.


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Libraries in Atlantic Highlands include Atlantic Highlands Public Library, Margate City Public Library, Ventnor Community Library ... View libraries

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Monmouth County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Atlantic Highlands political report.

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The average commute time for Atlantic Highlands workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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