Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ

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Population

105,028

0.295% growth

Poverty Rate

5.72%


Median Age

45.1


Median Household Income

$82,580

4.05% growth

Number of Employees

50,376

2.06% growth

Median Property Value

$321,900

2.16% growth

About

In 2017, Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ had a population of 105k people with a median age of 45.1 and a median household income of $82,580. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ grew from 104,719 to 105,028, a 0.295% increase and its median household income grew from $79,364 to $82,580, a 4.05% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.7%), White (Hispanic) (5.03%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.53%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (1.49%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.4%). 8.17% of the people in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ speak a non-English language, and 98.1% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ is $321,900, and the homeownership rate is 83.4%. Most people in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 30.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ is 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ employs 50.4k people. The largest industries in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ are Elementary & secondary schools (4,740 people), Construction (3,857 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,667 people), and the highest paying industries are Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers ($183,398), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($169,956), and Nondepository credit & related activities ($164,329).

Median household income in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ is $82,580. Males in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,908. The income inequality in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.458, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$82,580

2017 value

± $2,628

4.05%

1 Year Growth

± 4.49%

Households in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ have a median annual income of $82,580, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $79,364 in 2016, which represents a 4.05% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$80,971

Average Male Salary

± $12,341

$58,908

Average Female Salary

± $9,020

In 2017, full-time male employees in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ made 1.37 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $70,934 ± $70,794

  2. White

    $59,751 ± $7,117

  3. Black

    $52,025 ± $31,435

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.19 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.458

2017 Wage GINI

0.45

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.74% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ was Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ with a value of $153,199, followed by Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood Boroughs PUMA, NJ and Essex County (Southwest) PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $147,821 and $144,550.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

5.72% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ (5.98k out of 104k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 55 - 64.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    4,909 ± 442

  2. Hispanic

    802 ± 220

  3. Black

    376 ± 191

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

50.4k

2017 Value

2.06%

1 Year growth

± 2.06%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ grew at a rate of 2.06%, from 49.4k employees to 50.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ, are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,840 people), Retail salespersons (1,821 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,580 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ, by number of employees, are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,840 people), Retail salespersons (1,821 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,580 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ has an unusually high number of residents working as Electricians (3.07 times higher than expected), Cost estimators (2.75 times), and Miscellaneous legal support workers (2.71 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($356,400), Chief executives & legislators ($224,512), and Personal financial advisors ($208,900).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

50.4k

2017 Value

2.06%

1 Year growth

± 2.06%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ grew at a rate of 2.06%, from 49.4k employees to 50.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,740 people), Construction (3,857 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,667 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,740 people), Construction (3,857 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,667 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ has an unusually high number of Scenic & sightseeing transportation (13 times higher than expected), Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers (5.61 times), and Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores (4.65 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ, by average salary, are Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers ($183,398), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($169,956), and Nondepository credit & related activities ($164,329).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $55.9B

  2. $42.1B

  3. $38.2B

In 2015, the top outbound New Jersey product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $55.9B, followed by Electronics ($42.1B) and Mixed freight ($38.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New Jersey products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$517B

2020 Value

$734B

Projected 2045 Value

42% growth

In 2020, total outbound New Jersey trade was $517B. This is expected to increase 42% to $734B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New Jersey trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $79.3B

  2. $54.2B

  3. $17.9B

In 2015, the top outbound New Jersey domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $79.3B, followed by Pennsylvania with $54.2B and California and $17.9B.

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Health

92.7% of the population of Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ has health coverage, with 59.9% on employee plans, 6.08% on Medicaid, 14.8% on Medicare, 11.3% on non-group plans, and 0.721% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ was $8,859 in 2014. This is a 4.91% increase from the previous year ($8,444).

Primary care physicians in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ see 1184 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (1171 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1187 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 534 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.1%). Additionally, Cumberland County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (34.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,184 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see an average of 1,184 patients per year. This represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (1,171 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

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State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,859

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,081

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,049

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,614

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New Jersey (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.91%, from $8,444 to $8,859.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

7.28%

Uninsured

59.9%

Employer Coverage

6.08%

Medicaid

14.8%

Medicare

11.3%

Non-Group

0.721%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 7.28%.

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Health Risks

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Most at risk counties

  1. 12.1% prevalence

  2. 11.7% prevalence

  3. 11.7% prevalence

Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New Jersey, at 12.1%.

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Diversity

Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ is home to a population of 105k people, from which 98.1% are citizens. As of 2016, 5.75% of Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ residents were born outside of the country (6.03k people).

In 2017, there were 17.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (93.1k people) in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.28k White (Hispanic) and 1.61k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ are Spanish (4,255 speakers), Italian (880 speakers), and Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (541 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

45

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.6

50

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ was 45.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 45, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 50. But people in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ residents was 45.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.75%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

6.03k people

5.47%

2015 Foreign-Born Population

5.71k people

As of 2016, 5.75% of Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ residents (6.03k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2015, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ was 5.47%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    835 ± 707 people

  2. Philippines

    642 ± 620 people

  3. Italy

    451 ± 520 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ was Mexico, the natal country of 835 Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ residents, followed by Philippines with 642 and Italy with 451.

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Citizenship

98.1%

2017 Citizenship

98%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.1% of Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ was 98%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    93.1k ± 1.28k

  2. White (Hispanic)

    5.28k ± 840

  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)

    1.61k ± 492

In 2017, there were 17.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (93.1k people) in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.28k White (Hispanic) and 1.61k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    4,255 speakers (4.25%)

  2. Italian

    880 speakers (0.88%)

  3. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)

    541 speakers (0.541%)

8.17% of Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ was Spanish. 4.25% of the overall population of Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ are native Spanish speakers. 0.88% speak Italian and 0.541% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    2,665 ± 276

  2. Korea

    899 ± 141

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    692 ± 206

Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.96 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ was $321,900 in 2017, which is 1.4 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $315,100 to $321,900, a 2.16% increase. The homeownership rate in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ is 83.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ have an average commute time of 30.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$321,900

2017 Median

± $4,970

$315,100

2016 Median

± $5,498

In 2017, the median property value in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ grew to to $321,900 from the previous year's value of $315,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

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$82,580

Median Household Income

± $2,628

41.4k

Number of Households

± 1,221

In 2017, the median household income of the 41.4k households in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ grew to $82,580 from the previous year's value of $79,364.

The following chart displays the households in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

83.4%

2017 Homeownership

83.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 83.4% of the housing units in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 83.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

30.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ have a longer commute time (30.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 6.84% of the workforce in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    84.4%

  2. Carpooled

    6.16%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.41%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ was Drove Alone (84.4%), followed by those who Carpooled (6.16%) and those who Worked At Home (4.41%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Point Pleasant Borough PUMA, NJ have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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