Zip Code 08742 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePoint Pleasant Beach
Zip Code StateNew Jersey
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Ocean
Area Code732 / 848
Alternate Zip Code NamesBAY HEAD
POINT PLEASANT BORO
PT PLEAS BCH
PT PLEASANT
PT PLEASANT B
PT PLEASANT BEACH
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesPOINT PLEASANT
Current Population:24405
Racial Majority:White 93.51%
Public School Racial Majority:White 90.3%
Unemployment Rate:4.4%
Median Household Income$69898
Average Adjusted Gross Income$99080
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time27.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range3 - 62 ft.
Area7 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.08074900, -74.06141300

Zip Code 08742 Description

Zip Code 08742 is located in the state of New Jersey in the Metro New York City metro area. Zip code 08742 is primarily located in Ocean County. The official US Postal Service name for 08742 is POINT PLEASANT BEACH, New Jersey. Portions of zip code 08742 are contained within or border the city limits of Point Pleasant, NJ, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ, Bay Head, NJ, Brielle, NJ, Manasquan, NJ, and Mantoloking, NJ. Zip code 08742 is within area code 848 and area code 732. 08742 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New Jersey.

The current unemployment level in 08742 is 4.4% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.4% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.4% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 08742 decreased to 24405 from 26266 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 08742 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 08742 public schools is White. 16.2% of students in 08742 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 22751 93.51% 22579 +1%
 Black Or African American 72 0.3% 88 -18%
 Hispanic 1115 4.58% 1368 -18%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.02% 14 -71%
 Asian 48 0.2% 176 -73%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 7 -100%
 Other Race 17 0.09% 17 +35%
 Two Or More Races 156 1.3% 156 +103%

Zip Code 08742 Race/Ethnicity

 White 90.3%
 Black Or African American 0.9%
 Hispanic 6.5%
 Asian 0.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 0.5%

Zip Code 08742 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2440526266
Male Population48.90%
Female Population51.10%
Total Households9870
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
16.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
57.1%
Median Household Income$69898
Income Under $50K Per Year33.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year30.30%
08742 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New Jersey District 4Chris SmithRepublican
New Jersey District 3Andy KimDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$732887
Average Real Estate Sale Price$508675
Current Unemployment Level 4.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.4%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 84b - Pine Barrens
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 08742 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)23253240506065645746372844
Avg Max Temp (°F)40425060707984827665554562
Avg Precip (In.)4.13.254.244.054.283.494.484.793.983.6143.9248.18
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA
CBSA Type08742
CBSA Population19113505
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours