Navesink, New Jersey

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Navesink, New Jersey
Census-designated place
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.
Coordinates: 40°24′04″N 74°02′26″W / 40.401105°N 74.040464°W / 40.401105; -74.040464Coordinates: 40°24′04″N 74°02′26″W / 40.401105°N 74.040464°W / 40.401105; -74.040464
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Monmouth
Township Middletown
Area[1]
 • 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[2] 118 ft (36 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • 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[4]
Area code(s) 732/848
FIPS code 3449740[1][5]
GNIS feature ID 02389532[1][6]

Navesink is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated community within Middletown Township, in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States.[7][8] As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 2,020.[3]

Geography[edit]

Navesink is located at 40°24′04″N 74°02′26″W / 40.401105°N 74.040464°W / 40.401105; -74.040464 (40.401105,-74.040464). According to the United States Census Bureau, Navesink had a total area of 0.896 square miles (2.321 km2), of which, 0.885 square miles (2.291 km2) of it is land and 0.011 square miles (0.030 km2) of it (1.27%) is water.[1][9]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 1,962
2010 2,020 3.0%
Population sources:
2000-2010[7] 2000[10] 2010[3]

Census 2010[edit]

At the 2010 United States Census, 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. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 4.95% (100) of the population.[3]

There were 691 households, 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.[3]

In the CDP, 27.1% of the population were 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 age 18 and over, there were 90.2 males.[3]

Census 2000[edit]

As of the 2000 United States Census[5] 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.[10]

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.[10]

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.[10]

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.[10]

Transportation[edit]

New Jersey Transit offers local bus service on the 834 route.[11]

Notable people[edit]

People who were born in, residents of, or otherwise closely associated with Navesink include:

Local attractions[edit]

In 1841, Navesink became the site of the first lighthouse in the United States to be equipped with a Fresnel lens.[13]

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: Navesink Census Designated Place, Geographic Names Information System. Accessed August 8, 2012.
  3. ^ a b c d e f DP-1 - Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data for Navesink CDP, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed August 8, 2012.
  4. ^ Look Up a ZIP Code for Navesink, NJ, United States Postal Service. Accessed August 7, 2012.
  5. ^ a b American FactFinder, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  6. ^ US Board on Geographic Names, United States Geological Survey. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  7. ^ 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 December 16, 2012.
  8. ^ GCT-PH1 - Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place from the 2010 Census Summary File 1 for Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed December 16, 2012.
  9. ^ US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  10. ^ 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 Navseink CDP, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed August 8, 2012.
  11. ^ Monmouth County Bus / Rail Connections, New Jersey Transit, backed up by the Internet Archive as of July 26, 2010. Accessed August 8, 2012.
  12. ^ Hevesi, Dennis. "Richard B. Scudder, Co-Founder of MediaNews Group, Dies at 99", The New York Times, July 15, 2012. Accessed August 12, 2012. "Richard B. Scudder, a founder and former chairman of MediaNews Group, one of the nation’s largest newspaper chains, and an innovator in recycling newsprint, died on July 11 at his home in Navesink, N.J. He was 99."
  13. ^ "Navesink, NJ". Lighthousefriends.com. Retrieved September 2, 2011.