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Navesink, New Jersey
Census-designated place
Center of Navesink
Center of Navesink
Map of Navesink in Monmouth County. Inset: Location of Monmouth County in New Jersey.
Map of Navesink in Monmouth County. Inset: Location of Monmouth County in New Jersey.
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Monmouth
Township Middletown
Area
 • Total 0.896 sq mi (2.321 km2)
 • Land 0.885 sq mi (2.291 km2)
 • Water 0.011 sq mi (0.030 km2)  1.27%
Elevation 118 ft (36 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,020
 • Density 2,283.6/sq mi (881.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
ZIP code 07752
Area code(s) 732/848
FIPS code 3449740
GNIS feature ID 02389532

Navesink is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) within Middletown Township, in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 2,020.

Geography

Navesink, NJ winter
Navesink during the winter.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Navesink had a total area of 0.896 square miles (2.321 km2), including 0.885 square miles (2.291 km2) of land and 0.011 square miles (0.030 km2) of water (1.27%).

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 1,962
2010 2,020 3.0%
Population sources:
2000-2010 2000 2010

Census 2010

As of the census of 2010, there were 2,020 people, 691 households, and 549.3 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,283.6 per square mile (881.7/km2). There were 732 housing units at an average density of 827.5 per square mile (319.5/km2)*. The racial makeup of the CDP was 89.55% (1,809) White, 6.09% (123) Black or African American, 0.10% (2) Native American, 2.23% (45) Asian, 0.00% (0) Pacific Islander, 0.74% (15) from other races, and 1.29% (26) from two or more races. [[Hispanic (U.S. Census)|Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.95% (100) of the population.

There were 691 households out of which 38.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.5% were married couples living together, 11.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.5% were non-families. 16.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.92 and the average family size was 3.30.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 27.1% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 23.1% from 25 to 44, 33.7% from 45 to 64, and 9.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40.7 years. For every 100 females there were 90.6 males. For every 100 females ages 18 and old there were 90.2 males.

Census 2000

As of the 2000 United States Census there were 1,962 people, 623 households, and 497 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,178.8 people per square mile (841.7/km2). There were 647 housing units at an average density of 718.5/sq mi (277.6/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 84.20% White, 12.03% African American, 0.25% Native American, 1.38% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.56% from other races, and 1.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.55% of the population.

There were 623 households out of which 39.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.4% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.1% were non-families. 14.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.93 and the average family size was 3.26.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 26.2% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 94.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $81,456, and the median income for a family was $86,865. Males had a median income of $56,786 versus $40,833 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $27,673. None of the families and 1.6% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 8.5% of those over 64.

Local attractions

In 1841, Navesink became the site of the first lighthouse in the United States to be equipped with a Fresnel lens.

Transportation

New Jersey Transit offers local bus service on the 834 route. Major roads in the CDP include New Jersey Route 36 and County Route 516, both of which clip the northern end of the CDP's limits.


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