Point Pleasant demographics profile

StatisticPoint PleasantNew JerseyNational
Population density (sq mi)5,2891,21591
Median age42.739.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1841%45%43%
Speak English95%69%79%
Speak Spanish2%16%13%
Point Pleasant, NJ has a population of 18,464 and is the 2,360th largest city in the United States. The population density is 5,289 per sq mi which is 335% higher than the New Jersey average and 5738% higher than the national average. The median age in Point Pleasant is 43 which is approximately 8% higher than the New Jersey average of 40. In Point Pleasant, 60% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 95% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 80% of Point Pleasant residents were born in New Jersey, 15% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Point Pleasant is 335% higher than New Jersey.
  • The median age in Point Pleasant is 8% higher than New Jersey.
  • In Point Pleasant 97.46% of the population is White.
  • In Point Pleasant 0.43% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Point Pleasant 0.30% of the population is Asian.

Compare Point Pleasant, NJ Demographics To Other Cities


      Point Pleasant population breakdown by race

      RacePoint PleasantNew JerseyNational
      Black or African American0.43%13.54%12.63%
      American Indian0.06%0.21%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race0.76%2.53%3.06%
      Other race0.99%6.35%4.75%
      In Point Pleasant, 3.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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      Source: The Point Pleasant, NJ demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).