Surf City, NJ

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640 Vital Statistics. 24 Condition Alerts found.

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Surf City Profile


Overview

Surf City 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 1,204 people and just one neighborhood, Surf City is the 465th largest community in New Jersey.

Surf City home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Jersey, but Surf City real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Surf City is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 89.14% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Surf City is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Surf City who work in management occupations (14.41%), sales jobs (14.19%), and office and administrative support (13.08%).


Setting & Lifestyle

Another notable thing is that Surf City is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the borough experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller borough.

Surf City 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. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.

Surf City Demographics

Surf City is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 45.66% of adults in Surf City have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Surf City in 2010 was $53,034, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $212,136 for a family of four. However, Surf City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Surf City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Surf City residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Surf City include German, Italian, Polish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Surf City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Hungarian and French.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

44 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

Average Home Values

 

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Setting

 
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Neighborhood Look and Feel

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Surf City, NJ HOMES

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TYPE OF Surf City, NJ HOMES

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SIZE OF Surf City, NJ HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Surf City 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Surf City 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 16.26
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 12 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 
School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

SOUTHERN REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to New Jersey

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Better than of NJ school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NJ Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Southern Regional High School
90 Cedar Bridge Road
Manahawkin, NJ, 08050
09-12
Southern Regional Middle School
75 Cedar Bridge Road
Manahawkin, NJ, 08050
07-08

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 24.5% 37.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 18.1% 32.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.4% 5.5%

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LONG BEACH ISLAND CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to New Jersey

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Better than of NJ school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NJ Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Ethel A. Jacobsen Elementary School
200 S. Barnegat Avenue
Surf City, NJ, 08008
PK-02
Long Beach Island Grade School
201 20 Th Street
Ship Bottom, NJ, 08008
03-06

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 34.5% 37.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 29.3% 32.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.2% 5.5%

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