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Map of Bay Head in Ocean County
Map of Bay Head in Ocean County

Bay Head is a Borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 1,238. Bay Head is situated on the Barnegat Peninsula, a long, narrow barrier peninsula that separates Barnegat Bay from the Atlantic Ocean. Image File history File links Bay_head_nj_029. ... Image File history File links Bay_head_nj_029. ... A Borough (sometimes spelled Boro on road signage) in the context of New Jersey local government refers to one of five types and one of twelve forms of municipal government. ... Ocean County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... “NJ” redirects here. ... The United States Census of year 2000, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... The Barnegat Peninsula, also known as the Island Beach Peninsula, is a long, narrow barrier peninsula located in Ocean County, New Jersey, that divides the Barnegat Bay from the Atlantic Ocean. ... Barnegat Bay is a small brackish arm of the Atlantic Ocean, approximately 30 mi (50 km) long along the coast of Ocean County, New Jersey in the United States. ...


Bay Head was incorporated as a Borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on June 15, 1886, from portions of Brick Township, based on the results of a referendum held three days earlier.[1] The New Jersey Legislature convene at the State House building in Trenton. ... is the 166th day of the year (167th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1886 (MDCCCLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Map of Brick Township in Ocean County Brick Township is a Township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. ...


The community was supposed to have been named "Bayhead," after the Bayhead Land Company that developed the area in the 1870s.[2] A railroad sign posted in the 1880s labeled the station as "Bay Head," and the name stuck when the borough was incorporated in 1886.[3]

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Geography

Bay Head is located at 40°4′7″N, 74°2′49″W (40.068690, -74.047064)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.8 km² (0.7 mi²). 1.5 km² (0.6 mi²) of it is land and 0.3 km² (0.1 mi²) of it (15.71%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1930 429
1940 499 16.3%
1950 808 61.9%
1960 824 2.0%
1970 1,083 31.4%
1980 1,340 23.7%
1990 1,226 -8.5%
2000 1,238 1.0%
Est. 2006 1,260 [4] 1.8%
Population 1930 - 1990.[5]

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 1,238 people, 584 households, and 349 families residing in the borough. The population density was 810.2/km² (2,094.3/mi²). There were 1,053 housing units at an average density of 689.1/km² (1,781.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the borough was 97.98% White, 0.16% African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.57% Asian, 0.48% from other races, and 0.73% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.29% of the population. The Fifteenth United States Census was taken in 1930. ... The Sixteenth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 132,164,569, an increase of 7. ... The Seventeenth United States Census was taken in 1950. ... The Eighteenth United States Census was taken in 1960. ... The Nineteenth United States Census was taken in 1970. ... The Twetieth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 226,542,199, an increase of 11. ... The Twenty-first United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 248,709,873, an increase of 9. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 584 households out of which 16.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.5% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.1% were non-families. 35.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.12 and the average family size was 2.73. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the borough the population was spread out with 15.4% under the age of 18, 4.0% from 18 to 24, 21.7% from 25 to 44, 33.7% from 45 to 64, and 25.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 52 years. For every 100 females there were 90.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.3 males.


The median income for a household in the borough was $77,790, and the median income for a family was $93,055. Males had a median income of $64,063 versus $38,672 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $49,639. About 0.3% of families and 3.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.8% of those under age 18 and 2.1% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Local government

The Mayor of the Borough of Bay Head is Republican Arthur P. Petracco (R, 2007).[6] Petracco's final term will end in the beginning of the year 2008, as he has publicly announced that he will not run for reelection. Veteran Borough Councilman and local business owner, William W. Curtis has publicly announced his own candidacy for the seat which is up for election on November 6, 2007. The Republican Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States of America, along with the Democratic Party. ... is the 310th day of the year (311th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st Century. ...


The Bay Head Borough Council consists of John M. Berko (R, 2008), William W. Curtis (R, 2009), John DeFilippis (R, 2007), Robert M. Ryan, Sr. (R, 2008), Mary Stockton (R, 2009) and James A. Urner (R, 2007).[7][6]


Federal, state and county representation

Bay Head is in the Fourth Congressional District and is part of New Jersey's 10th Legislative District.[8]


New Jersey's Fourth Congressional District, covering portions of Burlington County, Mercer County, Monmouth County and Ocean County, is represented by Christopher Smith (R). New Jersey is represented in the Senate by Frank Lautenberg (D, Cliffside Park) and Bob Menendez (D, Hoboken). New Jerseys Fourth Congressional District is currently represented by Republican Chris Smith. ... Location in the state of New Jersey Formed 1694 Seat Mount Holly Area  - Total  - Water 2,122 km² (819 mi²) 38 km² (15 mi²) 1. ... {{Infobox U.S. CoiirjhtfnEGEYWnfv state = New Jersey | seal = Mc-m f seal. ... Monmouth County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey, within the New York metropolitan area. ... Ocean County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Christopher Henry Smith (born March 4, 1953, in Rahway, New Jersey) is an American Republican Party politician, who is a member of the United States House of Representatives for the 4th District of New Jersey (map). ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Type Upper House President of the Senate Richard B. Cheney, R since January 20, 2001 President pro tempore Robert C. Byrd, D since January 4, 2007 Members 100 Political groups Democratic Party Republican Party Last elections November 7, 2006 Meeting place Senate Chamber United States Capitol Washington, DC United States... Frank Raleigh Lautenberg (born January 23, 1924) is a businessman and Democratic Party politician. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... Map highlighting Cliffside Parks location within Bergen County. ... Robert Bob Menendez (born January 1, 1954) is a Democratic Senator from New Jersey. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... Map of New Jersey highlighting Hoboken Image of Hoboken taken by NASA (red line shows where Hoboken is). ...


The 10th legislative district of the New Jersey Legislature is represented in the State Senate by Andrew R. Ciesla (R, Brick) and in the Assembly by James W. Holzapfel (R, Brick) and David W. Wolfe (R, Brick). The Governor of New Jersey is Jon Corzine (D, Hoboken). The New Jersey Legislature convene at the State House building in Trenton. ... The New Jersey Legislature convene at the State House building in Trenton. ... The New Jersey Senate is the upper house of the New Jersey Legislature. ... Sen. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Map of Brick Township in Ocean County Brick Township is a Township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. ... The New Jersey General Assembly is the lower house of the New Jersey Legislature. ... Assemblyman James W. Holzapfel James W. Holzapfel (born May 11, 1964) serves in the New Jersey General Assembly representing the 10th legislative district since 2003. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Map of Brick Township in Ocean County Brick Township is a Township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. ... Assemblyman David W. Wolfe David W. Wolfe (born October 11, 1942) serves in the New Jersey General Assembly representing the 10th legislative district since 1992. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Map of Brick Township in Ocean County Brick Township is a Township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. ... Jon Corzine 54th Governor of New Jersey; Incumbent Christine Christie Todd Whitman, the first female governor of New Jersey The Governor of New Jersey is the chief executive of the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Jon Stevens Corzine (born January 1, 1947) is the Governor of New Jersey. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... Map of New Jersey highlighting Hoboken Image of Hoboken taken by NASA (red line shows where Hoboken is). ...


Ocean County is governed by a five-member Board of Chosen Freeholders. Ocean County's Freeholders are: John C. Bartlett Jr., John P. Kelly, James F. Lacey, Gerry P. Little and Joseph H. Vicari. Ocean County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... The Board of Chosen Freeholders is the legislative body in each of the 21 counties in New Jersey. ... John C. Bartlett Jr. ... John P. Kelly serves on the Board of Chosen Freeholders in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. ... James F. Lacey serves on the Ocean County, New Jersey Board of Chosen Freeholders. ... Gerry P. Little serves on the Ocean County, New Jersey Board of Chosen Freeholders. ... Joseph H. Vicari serves on the Ocean County, New Jersey Board of Chosen Freeholders. ...


Education

Students in kindergarten through eighth grade attend public school at Bay Head Elementary School, which had an enrollment of 105 students in the 2004-05 school year.


Students in public school for grades 9-12 attend Point Pleasant Beach High School in Point Pleasant Beach, as part of a sending/receiving relationship with the Point Pleasant Beach School District. Point Pleasant Beach High School is a four-year comprehensive public high school that serves students in ninth through twelfth grades from Point Pleasant Beach in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States, as part of the Point Pleasant Beach School District. ... Map of Point Pleasant Beach in Ocean County Point Pleasant Beach is a Borough located in Ocean County, New Jersey. ... A sending/receiving relationship is one in which a public school district sends some or all of its students to attend the schools of another district. ... The Point Pleasant Beach School District is a comprehensive community public school district that serves students in kindergarten through twelfth grade from Point Pleasant Beach, in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. ...


Transportation

New Jersey Transit trains terminate at the Bay Head station and yard, with service on the North Jersey Coast Line north to Penn Station Newark, Hoboken Terminal, and Penn Station New York in Midtown Manhattan. The New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ Transit) is a statewide public transportation system serving the state of New Jersey, and Orange and Rockland counties in New York. ... Bay Head is a railway station in Bay Head, New Jersey. ... The North Jersey Coast Line is one of New Jersey Transits commuter lines. ... Pennsylvania Station in Newark, New Jersey (also known as Newark Penn Station) is the larger of the citys two main train stations. ... Categories: Rail stubs | Transportation in New Jersey ... Pennsylvania Station (commonly known as Penn Station) is the major intercity rail station and a major commuter rail hub in New York City. ... Midtown Manhattan viewed from the World Trade Center. ...


The main roadway through Bay Head is Route 35, a two-lane highway that connects many of the Jersey Shore's small communities. Route 35 is a state highway along New Jerseys Atlantic Ocean coast. ...


Notable residents

Notable current and former residents of Bay Head include:

David Bryan Rashbaum, better known as David Bryan (born 7 February 1962) is a musician and plays keyboards for Bon Jovi. ... Bon Jovi is a hard rock band originating from Sayreville, New Jersey. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Largest metro area Miami metropolitan area Area  Ranked 22nd  - Total 65,795[1] sq mi (170,304[1] km²)  - Width 361 miles (582 km)  - Length 447 miles (721 km)  - % water 17. ... Categories: Stub ... Sneakbox (1880) A sneakbox is a small boat that can be sailed, rowed, poled or sculled. ... Jack Ford is currently the co-anchor of Courtside, the afternoon program on Court TV, alongside Ashleigh Banfield. ... Ashleigh Dennistoun Banfield (born December 29, 1967 in Winnipeg, Manitoba), is a Canadian-born journalist currently working as an anchor for Court TV. Known for her articulate, personable style as much as for her in-depth reporting, Banfield has risked her life several times while reporting in the Middle East... For the Canadian channel, see CourtTV Canada The Courtroom Television Network, more commonly known as Court TV, is an American cable television network owned by Time Warner that launched on July 1, 1991. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Elaborate marble facade of NYSE as seen from the intersection of Broad and Wall Streets For other uses, see Wall Street (disambiguation). ... Spear, Leeds & Kellogg is one of the ten biggest market maker in NYSE, stock brocker. ... The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. ... Roger King (born 26 October 1943), British Conservative politician. ... King World Productions logo debuted in late 2006. ... This article is about the current, syndicated nighttime edition of the U.S. game show, which began in 1983. ... “Jeopardy” redirects here. ... Oprah Winfrey, (born January 29, 1954) is a multiple-Emmy Award winning host of The Oprah Winfrey Show, the highest rated talk show in television history. ... Dr. Phil McGraw Dr. Phillip C. McGraw (born September 1, 1950), known popularly as Dr. Phil, is an American television psychologist. ... The Jersey Shore is a term used in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States to refer to the Atlantic Ocean-facing coast of New Jersey, together with the adjacent resort and residential communities. ... For other persons named Michael Richards, see Michael Richards (disambiguation). ... Cosmo Kramer is a fictional character on the United States based television sitcom Seinfeld (1989–1998), played by Michael Richards. ... This article is about the sitcom. ... Robert Trent Jones, Sr. ... Val Skinner (born 24 June 1960, in Bay Head, New Jersey) is an American professional golfer who plays on the United States based LPGA Tour. ... For other uses, see Coney Island (disambiguation). ...

References

  1. ^ "The Story of New Jersey's Civil Boundaries: 1606-1968", John P. Snyder, Bureau of Geology and Topography; Trenton, New Jersey; 1969. p. 194.
  2. ^ HAVENS; Weekender | Bay Head, N.J., The New York Times, June 13, 2003.
  3. ^ Bay Head & Mantoloking: A brief history, from an item in the Asbury Park Press published June 20, 2002.
  4. ^ Census data for Bay Head borough, United States Census Bureau. Accessed July 28, 2007.
  5. ^ Jersey Resident Population by Municipality: 1930 - 1990, Workforce New Jersey Public Information Network. Accessed March 1, 2007.
  6. ^ a b Elected Officials, Borough of Bay Head. Accessed April 23, 2007. List still shows 2005 and 2006 term-end dates as of date accessed.
  7. ^ 2007 Elected Officials of Ocean County, Ocean County, New Jersey. p. 2. Accessed August 14, 2007.
  8. ^ 2006 New Jersey Citizen's Guide to Government, New Jersey League of Women Voters, p. 54. Accessed August 30, 2006.
  9. ^ "Kellogg leading Duckboat comeback", Asbury Park Press, September 2, 2000. Accessed August 2, 2007. "THERE'S a Duckboat revival under way and Peter Kellogg is the man behind the resurgence. Kellogg, a New York stockbroker and Bay Head summer resident, sponsored a refurbishing competition on Aug. 25 for the annual Duckboat Worlds at Mantoloking Yacht Club."
  10. ^ Roger M. King profile, CBS Television, accessed April 23, 2007. "He and his wife, Raemali, reside in Boca Raton, Fla., and Bay Head, N.J."
  11. ^ The UnHamptons, New York (magazine), May 28, 2001. "TV executives Roger and Michael King are known for their lavish parties in Bay Head."
  12. ^ Six-Time LPGA Winner Val Skinner Participating in Lamington Cup, Ladies Professional Golf Association press release dated March 23, 2005. Accessed July 28, 2007. "Skinner, who lives in Bay Head, N.J. has worked tirelessly on charity work during her career, including many grassroots “women in crisis” charities."

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