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Pine Beach, New Jersey
|Borough of Pine Beach|
Map of Pine Beach in Ocean County. Inset: Location of Ocean County highlighted in the State of New Jersey.
Census Bureau map of Pine Beach, New Jersey
|Incorporated||February 26, 1925|
|• Body||Borough Council|
|• Total||0.64 sq mi (1.66 km2)|
|• Land||0.64 sq mi (1.65 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.01 km2) 0.78%|
|Area rank||533rd of 565 in state
31st of 33 in county
|Elevation||16 ft (5 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Rank||482nd of 566 in state
21st of 33 in county
|• Density||3,465.4/sq mi (1,338.0/km2)|
|• Density rank||183rd of 566 in state
6th of 33 in county
|Time zone||UTC−05:00 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−04:00 (Eastern (EDT))|
|GNIS feature ID||0885351|
Pine Beach is a borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 2,127, reflecting an increase of 177 (+9.1%) from the 1,950 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn declined by 4 (-0.2%) from the 1,954 counted in the 1990 Census. The 2010 population was the highest recorded for the borough in any decennial census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough had a total area of 0.618 square miles (1.600 km2), including 0.614 square miles (1.590 km2) of land and 0.004 square miles (0.010 km2) of water (0.63%).
1930-1990 2000 2010
As of the census of 2010, there were 2,127 people, 818 households, and 617 families residing in the borough. The population density was 3,465.4 per square mile (1,338.0/km2). There were 903 housing units at an average density of 1,471.2 per square mile (568.0/km2)*. The racial makeup of the borough was 96.47% (2,052) White, 0.38% (8) Black or African American, 0.14% (3) Native American, 1.41% (30) Asian, 0.00% (0) Pacific Islander, 0.71% (15) from other races, and 0.89% (19) from two or more races. [[Hispanic (U.S. Census)|Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.71% (79) of the population.
There were 818 households out of which 29.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.9% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.6% were non-families. 21.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.00.
In the borough, the population was spread out with 22.4% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 20.9% from 25 to 44, 33.2% from 45 to 64, and 16.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44.9 years. For every 100 females there were 92.8 males. For every 100 females ages 18 and old there were 85.6 males.
The Census Bureau's 2006-2010 American Community Survey showed that (in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars) median household income was $75,972 (with a margin of error of +/- $10,628) and the median family income was $88,393 (+/- $8,889). Males had a median income of $58,542 (+/- $10,247) versus $40,781 (+/- $12,701) for females. The per capita income for the borough was $31,923 (+/- $3,004). About 1.9% of families and 2.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.0% of those under age 18 and 7.7% of those age 65 or over.
As of the 2000 United States Census there were 1,950 people, 767 households, and 558 families residing in the borough. The population density was 3,130.3 people per square mile (1,214.4/km2). There were 872 housing units at an average density of 1,399.8 per square mile (543.0/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.41% White, 0.26% African American, 0.05% Native American, 0.62% Asian, 0.21% from other races, and 0.46% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.36% of the population.
There were 767 households, out of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.8% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.2% were non-families. 22.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.01.
In the borough the population was spread out, with 22.7% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 27.1% from 45 to 64, and 17.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.7 males.
The median income for a household in the borough was $57,366, and the median income for a family was $67,404. Males had a median income of $50,256 versus $34,038 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $26,487. About 2.5% of families and 3.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.0% of those under age 18 and 3.0% of those age 65 or over.
Roads and highways
As of May 2010[update], the borough had a total of 15.22 miles (24.49 km) of roadways, of which 11.32 miles (18.22 km) were maintained by the municipality, 3.64 miles (5.86 km) by Ocean County and 0.26 miles (0.42 km) by the New Jersey Department of Transportation.
Public school students in kindergarten through twelfth grade attend the Toms River Regional Schools, a regional public school district based in Toms River Township that also includes student from the boroughs of Beachwood, Pine Beach and South Toms River, who attend as part of sending/receiving relationships. As of the 2018–19 school year, the district, comprised of 18 schools, had an enrollment of 15,472 students and 1,171.6 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 13.2:1. The district's board of education has nine members; seats are allocated based on population, with one seat allocated to Pine Beach.
Admiral Farragut Academy, which was established in 1933, operated until 1994, when its campus in Pine Beach was closed due to financial difficulties. The school continues to operate on an independent campus in St. Petersburg, Florida.
People who were born in, residents of, or otherwise closely associated with Pine Beach include:
- U. E. Baughman (1905-1978) chief of the United States Secret Service between 1948 and 1961, under Presidents Truman, Eisenhower and Kennedy.
- Monique Luiz (born 1961), woman best known for starring in a famous television advertisement for Lyndon Johnson's 1964 presidential campaign known as "Daisy".
- Benjamin H. Mabie, politician who served in the New Jersey General Assembly for three terms and served as mayor of Pine Beach.
In Spanish: Pine Beach para niños
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