Dover Beaches North, New Jersey

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Dover Beaches North, New Jersey
Census-designated place
Map of Dover Beaches North CDP in Ocean County. Inset: Location of Ocean County in New Jersey.
Map of Dover Beaches North CDP in Ocean County. Inset: Location of Ocean County in New Jersey.
Coordinates: 39°59′31″N 74°04′18″W / 39.991931°N 74.07168°W / 39.991931; -74.07168Coordinates: 39°59′31″N 74°04′18″W / 39.991931°N 74.07168°W / 39.991931; -74.07168
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Ocean
Township Toms River
Area[1]
 • Total 1.587 sq mi (4.111 km2)
 • Land 0.922 sq mi (2.387 km2)
 • Water 0.665 sq mi (1.723 km2)  41.92%
Elevation[2] 0 ft (0 m)
Population (2010 Census)[3]
 • Total 1,239
 • Density 1,344.2/sq mi (519.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
FIPS code 3418148[1][4]
GNIS feature ID 02389413[1][5][6]

Dover Beaches North is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated area located within Toms River, in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States.[7][8][9] As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 1,239.[3] The CDP includes the communities of Ocean Beaches 1, 2 and 3, Chadwick Beach, Chadwick Island, Seacrest Beach, Monterey Beach, Silver Beach, Normandy Shores and half of Normandy Beach. Dover Beaches North is situated on the Barnegat Peninsula, a long, narrow barrier peninsula that separates Barnegat Bay from the Atlantic Ocean.

Toms River Township is split by the United States Census Bureau into three CDPs; Toms River CDP on the mainland including over 95% of the township's population, along with Dover Beaches North and Dover Beaches South.

Geography[edit]

Dover Beaches North is located at 39°59′31″N 74°04′18″W / 39.991931°N 74.07168°W / 39.991931; -74.07168 (39.991931,-74.07168). According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP had a total area of 1.587 square miles (4.111 km2), of which, 0.922 square miles (2.387 km2) of it is land and 0.665 square miles (1.723 km2) of it (41.92%) is water.[10][1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 1,785
2010 1,239 −30.6%
Population sources:
2000-2010[9] 2000[11] 2010[3]

Census 2010[edit]

At the 2010 United States Census, there were 1,239 people, 702 households, and 364.3 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,344.2 per square mile (519.0 /km2). There were 4,071 housing units at an average density of 4,416.6 per square mile (1,705.3 /km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.71% (1,223) White, 0.24% (3) Black or African American, 0.40% (5) Native American, 0.32% (4) Asian, 0.00% (0) Pacific Islander, 0.16% (2) from other races, and 0.16% (2) from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 1.94% (24) of the population.[3]

There were 702 households, of which 6.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.4% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 48.1% were non-families. 43.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 24.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.76 and the average family size was 2.36.[3]

In the CDP, 6.1% of the population were under the age of 18, 2.7% from 18 to 24, 11.5% from 25 to 44, 36.2% from 45 to 64, and 43.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 62.6 years. For every 100 females there were 88.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.6 males.[3]

Census 2000[edit]

As of the 2000 United States Census[4] there were 1,785 people, 974 households, and 529 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 703.3/km2 (1,821.8/mi2). There were 4,119 housing units at an average density of 1,622.8/km2 (4,203.9/mi2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 100% White.[11]

There were 974 households out of which 9.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.7% were married couples living together, 5.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 45.6% were non-families. 42.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 24.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.83 and the average family size was 2.44.[11]

In the CDP the population was spread out with 9.0% under the age of 18, 3.6% from 18 to 24, 18.2% from 25 to 44, 30.7% from 45 to 64, and 38.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 58 years. For every 100 females there were 90.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.0 males.[11]

The median income for a household in the CDP was $430,125, and the median income for a family was $580,125. Males had a median income of $570,917 versus $320,083 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $320,613. About 2.6% of families and 5.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 4.3% of those age 65 or over.[11]

Summer living[edit]

Silver Beach, New Jersey is a private beach community in Toms River Township that covers a total of 15 blocks.

Silver Beach was established on August 2, 1952. Similar to the other similar shore communities located on the barrier islands, it consists of three blocks on a horizontal plane: The Ocean/Beach Side, The Middle, and The Bay Side. The Ocean/Beach side that are the farthest east on the street are actually oceanfront property .

The Middle properties are between both primary two-lane highways that are the main source of travel for anyone wishing to go north or south on the Barrier Islands: Routes 35 North and South. On the western point of the island is the bay side, where the front of the house is a street, whereas the back of the house is a man-made lagoon filled with water that recirculates in from the Barnegat bay.

Also available to the members of the community is a “Bay Beach” which is located on Route 35 South between North Lagoon Road and Silver Beach Road. This small beach which leads into a lagoon consists of a bathing area, bocce court, picnic table, playground area and tennis court.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Gazetteer of New Jersey Places, United States Census Bureau. Accessed June 13, 2013.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Dover Beaches North Census Designated Place, Geographic Names Information System. Accessed January 11, 2013.
  3. ^ a b c d e f DP-1 - Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data for Dover Beaches North CDP, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed January 11, 2013.
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ A Cure for the Common Codes: New Jersey, Missouri Census Data Center. Accessed January 11, 2013.
  7. ^ GCT-PH1 - Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place from the 2010 Census Summary File 1 for Ocean County, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed January 11, 2013.
  8. ^ 2006-2010 American Community Survey Geography for New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed January 11, 2013.
  9. ^ a b New Jersey: 2010 - Population and Housing Unit Counts - 2010 Census of Population and Housing (CPH-2-32), United States Census Bureau, August 2012. Accessed January 11, 2013.
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  11. ^ a b c d e DP-1 - Profile of General Demographic Characteristics: 2000 from the Census 2000 Summary File 1 (SF 1) 100-Percent Data for Dover Beaches North CDP, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed January 11, 2013.
  12. ^ Silver Beach Webpage

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Preceded by
Brick Township
Beaches of New Jersey Succeeded by
Lavallette