Oakhurst, New Jersey

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Oakhurst, New Jersey
Census-designated place
Map of Oakhurst in Monmouth County. Inset: Location of Monmouth County in New Jersey
Map of Oakhurst in Monmouth County. Inset: Location of Monmouth County in New Jersey
Coordinates: 40°15′41″N 74°01′36″W / 40.261486°N 74.02655°W / 40.261486; -74.02655Coordinates: 40°15′41″N 74°01′36″W / 40.261486°N 74.02655°W / 40.261486; -74.02655
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Monmouth
Township Ocean
Area[1]
 • Total 1.614 sq mi (4.178 km2)
 • Land 1.611 sq mi (4.171 km2)
 • Water 0.003 sq mi (0.006 km2)  0.16%
Elevation[2] 46 ft (14 m)
Population (2010 Census)[3]
 • Total 3,995
 • Density 2,480.5/sq mi (957.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
ZIP code 07755[4]
Area code(s) 732/848
FIPS code 3453790[1][5]
GNIS feature ID 02389604[1][6]

Oakhurst is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated community within Ocean Township, in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States.[7][8] As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 3,995.[3]

Geography[edit]

Oakhurst is located at 40°15′41″N 74°01′36″W / 40.261486°N 74.02655°W / 40.261486; -74.02655 (40.261486,-74.02655). According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP had a total area of 1.614 square miles (4.178 km2), of which, 1.611 square miles (4.171 km2) of it is land and 0.003 square miles (0.006 km2) of it (0.16%) is water.[1][9]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 4,130
2000 4,152 0.5%
2010 3,995 −3.8%
Population sources:
2000-2010[7] 2000[10] 2010[3]

Census 2010[edit]

At the 2010 United States Census, there were 3,995 people, 1,372 households, and 1,125 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,480.5 per square mile (957.7/km2). There were 1,473 housing units at an average density of 914.6 per square mile (353.1/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 94.64% (3,781) White, 1.35% (54) Black or African American, 0.05% (2) Native American, 2.53% (101) Asian, 0.00% (0) Pacific Islander, 0.45% (18) from other races, and 0.98% (39) from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 3.85% (154) of the population.[3]

There were 1,372 households, of which 35.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.1% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.0% were non-families. 14.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.91 and the average family size was 3.21.[3]

In the CDP, 23.9% of the population were under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 21.4% from 25 to 44, 30.9% from 45 to 64, and 14.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42.5 years. For every 100 females there were 98.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.1 males.[3]

Census 2000[edit]

As of the 2000 United States Census[5] there were 4,152 people, 1,397 households, and 1,176 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 989.6/km2 (2,570.0/mi2). There were 1,459 housing units at an average density of 347.7/km2 (903.1/mi2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.10% White, 0.75% African American, 2.29% Asian, 0.31% from other races, and 0.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.02% of the population.[10]

There were 1,397 households out of which 42.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.0% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.8% were non-families. 13.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.97 and the average family size was 3.28.[10]

In the CDP the population was spread out with 28.3% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 27.1% from 45 to 64, and 11.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 98.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.6 males.[10]

The median income for a household in the CDP was $75,026, and the median income for a family was $78,206. Males had a median income of $56,756 versus $41,429 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $27,235. About 2.7% of families and 2.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.1% of those under age 18 and 2.6% of those age 65 or over.[10]

Transportation[edit]

New Jersey Transit offers train service on the North Jersey Coast Line at the Elberon. NJ Transit bus service is available on the 832 and 837 local routes.[11]

Notable people[edit]

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

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: Oakhurst 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 Oakhurst CDP, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed August 8, 2012.
  4. ^ Look Up a ZIP Code for Oakhurst, 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 Oakhurst 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. ^ "LOU BARBARO IS DEAD; WON JERSEY GOLF TITLE", The New York Times, October 13, 1976. Accessed November 26, 2007.
  13. ^ Staff. "Norma Eberhardt, who died on September 16 aged 82, was a New York fashion model who made headlines as an actress in the cult classic Live Fast, Die Young (1958), a sin-steeped story of the rise of the Beat Generation.", The Daily Telegraph, September 28, 2011. Accessed December 16, 2012. "She was born in 1929 at Oakhurst, New Jersey, and raised on a diet of Hollywood movies."
  14. ^ Staff. "ROWLAND HUGHES, U.S. EX-AIDE, DIES; Director of Budget 1954 to 1955. Had Been Executive of National City Bank", The New York Times, April 4, 1957. Accessed December 16, 2012. "Mr. Hughes was born in Oakhurst, N. J., March 28, 1896, the son of Richard-Roberts Hughes, a. contractor, and Annie Van Note Hughes."