Beach Haven, NJ


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Beach Haven, NJ Real Estate Data

Beach Haven Housing Market Information

With 1,172 people, 527 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $734,450, Beach Haven house prices are not only among the most expensive in New Jersey, Beach Haven real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Beach Haven, accounting for 59.60% of the borough's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Beach Haven include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 23.16%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 10.39%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 6.39%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Beach Haven. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 84.67% of Beach Haven's homes, and 57.79% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

At the end of World War II, American soldiers returned home triumphant and, with the help of the GI Bill, built homes by the millions on the edges of America's cities. These homes were predominantly capes and ranches, modest in size, but built to house a growing middle-class as the 20th century became the American century. Beach Haven's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 37.82% of the borough's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Beach Haven include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 34.28%) and housing constructed before 1939 ( 14.01%). There's also some housing in Beach Haven built between 2000 and later ( 13.89%).

A decent proportion of the Beach Haven housing stock is seasonally occupied. That is, homes and condos in Beach Haven are occupied by people for a portion of the year - mainly for vacation purposes - and then locked up and left unoccupied for the remainder of the year as owners return to their primary residences. This characteristic of the Beach Haven housing market speaks to its popularity as a vacation location of choice.

Beach Haven Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Beach Haven's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.03% during the period.

Over the last year, Beach Haven appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Beach Haven's appreciation rate has been -0.82%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Beach Haven were at -0.29%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -1.17%.

Relative to New Jersey, our data show that Beach Haven's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 80% of the other cities and towns in New Jersey.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,071,000 13.1
$803,001 - $1,071,000 18.2
$535,001 - $803,000 34.0
$428,001 - $535,000 9.5
$321,001 - $428,000 5.5
$214,001 - $321,000 3.8
$107,001 - $214,000 1.9
$53,001 - $107,000 1.6
$0 - $53,000 2.0

Very High for NJ
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
2.30868393296613 8.53658536585366

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,684 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 84.67
Renters 15.33
Vacant 79.72

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Beach Haven HOMES
2000 or Newer 13.9
1970 - 1999 34.3
1940 - 1969 37.8
1939 or Older 14.0

Types of Homes

Single-Family 59.6
Townhomes 6.4
Small Apt. Buildings 23.2
Apt. Complexes 10.4
Mobile Homes 0.5
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 2.04
1 Bedroom 6.93
2 Bedrooms 18.85
3 Bedrooms 31.47
4 Bedrooms 26.32
5 or more bedrooms 14.39

Beach Haven Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q3 - 2016 Q4
Last 12 Months:
2015 Q4 - 2016 Q4
Last 2 Years:
2014 Q4 - 2016 Q4
Last 5 Years:
2011 Q4 - 2016 Q4
Last 10 Years:
2006 Q4 - 2016 Q4
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2016 Q4
95.91% 3.98% 10 10
* 10 is highest

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