Sea Bright 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 1,348 people and just one neighborhood, Sea Bright is the 456th largest community in New Jersey.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Sea Bright 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, Sea Bright isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Sea Bright are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sea Bright is a borough of managers, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sea Bright who work in management occupations (21.10%), sales jobs (11.27%) and office and administrative support (9.57%).
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Sea Bright is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
One of the nice things about Sea Bright is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
One downside of living in Sea Bright is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Sea Bright, the average commute to work is 31.77 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the borough, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Despite being a small borough, Sea Bright has a lot of people using a ferryboat to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on a ferryboat are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.