Pine Beach is a very small coastal borough (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 2,165 people and just one neighborhood, Pine Beach is the 426th largest community in New Jersey.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Pine Beach are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New Jersey.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pine Beach is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pine Beach is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pine Beach who work in office and administrative support (15.58%), management occupations (12.00%) and sales jobs (11.01%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Pine Beach is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Pine Beach really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Pine Beach perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Pine Beach is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
In Pine Beach, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.26 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.