Shark River Hills demographics profile

StatisticShark River HillsNew JerseyNational
Population density (sq mi)4,6431,21591
Median age48.839.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1827%45%43%
Speak English95%69%79%
Speak Spanish2%16%13%
Shark River Hills, NJ has a population of 3,977 and is the 7,476th largest city in the United States. The population density is 4,643 per sq mi which is 282% higher than the New Jersey average and 5025% higher than the national average. The median age in Shark River Hills is 49 which is approximately 24% higher than the New Jersey average of 40. In Shark River Hills, 64% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 95% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 77% of Shark River Hills residents were born in New Jersey, 18% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Shark River Hills is 282% higher than New Jersey.
  • The median age in Shark River Hills is 24% higher than New Jersey.
  • In Shark River Hills 96.10% of the population is White.
  • In Shark River Hills 0.45% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Shark River Hills 0.55% of the population is Asian.

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      Shark River Hills population breakdown by race

      RaceShark River HillsNew JerseyNational
      Black or African American0.45%13.54%12.63%
      American Indian0.00%0.21%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.25%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race2.64%2.53%3.06%
      Other race0.00%6.35%4.75%
      In Shark River Hills, 2.2% 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 Shark River Hills, NJ demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).