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Encyclopedia > Beachwood, New Jersey
Map of Beachwood in Ocean County
Map of Beachwood in Ocean County

Beachwood is a Borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 10,375. Image File history File links Beachwood_nj_029. ... Image File history File links Beachwood_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. ... Location in the state of New Jersey Formed 1850 Seat Toms River Area  - Total  - Water 2,372 km² (916 mi²) 724 km² (280 mi²) 30. ... Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Area  Ranked 47th  - Total 8,729 sq mi (22,608 km²)  - Width 70 miles (110 km)  - Length 150 miles (240 km)  - % water 14. ... 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. ...

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Geography

Beachwood is located at 39°55′52″N, 74°11′46″W (39.931068, -74.196184)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 7.1 km² (2.8 mi²), all land. 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 Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 10,375 people, 3,475 households, and 2,818 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,451.4/km² (3,757.3/mi²). There were 3,623 housing units at an average density of 506.8/km² (1,312.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the borough was 95.66% White, 0.97% African American, 0.13% Native American, 1.13% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 1.11% from other races, and 0.94% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.22% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... 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. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... 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 3,475 households out of which 42.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.0% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.9% were non-families. 15.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.98 and the average family size was 3.31. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the borough the population was spread out with 28.5% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 32.8% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 8.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 97.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.1 males.


The median income for a household in the borough was $59,022, and the median income for a family was $64,190. Males had a median income of $41,204 versus $30,189 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $21,247. About 2.9% of families and 4.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.6% of those under age 18 and 2.7% 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. ...


Government

Local government

Originally governed under the Commission form of government, the municipality changed in the mid 1970s to the current Borough form of Government, with a Mayor and six Councilmembers elected at large. All council members serve a 3-year term and during every general election two council seats are voted upon. The Mayor serves a 4-year term. 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. ...


The Mayor of Beachwood is Harold R. Morris, whose term of office ends on December 31, 2007. Members of the Beachwood Borough Council are Council President Ronald Roma (2006), Beverly Clayton (2006), Gregory Feeney (2008), Steven Komsa (2006), Gerald W. LaCrosse (2007) and Thomas Miserendino (2007)[1]. December 31 is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2007 (MMVII) will be a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Federal, state and county representation

Beachwood is in the Third Congressional District and is part of New Jersey's 9th Legislative District[2].


New Jersey's Third Congressional District, covering portions of Burlington County, Camden County and Ocean County, is represented by Jim Saxton (R, Mount Holly). New Jersey is represented in the Senate by Frank Lautenberg (D, Cliffside Park) and Robert Menendez (D, Hoboken). New Jerseys Third Congressional District is currently represented by Republican Jim Saxton. ... 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. ... Camden County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Location in the state of New Jersey Formed 1850 Seat Toms River Area  - Total  - Water 2,372 km² (916 mi²) 724 km² (280 mi²) 30. ... Jim Saxton Hugh James Jim Saxton (born January 22, 1943), American politician, has been a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives since 1984, representing the Third Congressional District of New Jersey since 1993 (map), after the district replaced the Thirteenth District due to reapportionment. ... 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. ... Mount Holly Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Seal of the U.S. Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress, the other being the House of Representatives. ... 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 junior Senator from New Jersey. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


The 9th legislative district of the New Jersey Legislature is represented in the State Senate by Leonard T. Connors (R, Forked River) and in the Assembly by Christopher J. Connors (R, Forked River) and Brian E. Rumpf (R, Forked River). The Governor of New Jersey is Jon Corzine (D, Hoboken). The Legislature of New Jersey is the U.S. state of New Jerseys legislative branch, seated in the New Jersey State House at the states capital, Trenton. ... The Legislature of New Jersey is the U.S. state of New Jerseys legislative branch, seated in the New Jersey State House at the states capital, 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. ... Forked River is a census-designated place located in Ocean County, New Jersey. ... The New Jersey General Assembly is the lower house of the New Jersey Legislature. ... Assemblyman Christopher J. Connors Christopher J. Connors (born June 26, 1956) serves in the New Jersey General Assembly representing the 9th legislative district since 1989. ... 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. ... Forked River is a census-designated place located in Ocean County, New Jersey. ... Assemblyman Brian E. Rumpf Brian E. Rumpf (born May 11, 1964) serves in the New Jersey General Assembly representing the 9th 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. ... Forked River is a census-designated place located in Ocean County, 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 current Democratic Governor of the state of New Jersey. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


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. Location in the state of New Jersey Formed 1850 Seat Toms River Area  - Total  - Water 2,372 km² (916 mi²) 724 km² (280 mi²) 30. ... 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 grades K through 12 attend the Toms River Regional Schools, a regional public school system primarily in Toms River Township. The district incorporates the boroughs of Beachwood (2,202 students), Pine Beach (325 students) and South Toms River (830 students), along with Toms River Township (14,919 students). Toms River Regional Schools is a regional public school district primarily located in the quickly growing coastal community of Toms River, in Ocean County, New Jersey, along the states famous Jersey Shore. ... Map of Toms River CDP in Ocean County Toms River is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated area located within Dover Township and is the county seat of Ocean County, New Jersey. ... Pine Beach is a borough located in Ocean County, New Jersey. ... South Toms River is a borough located in Ocean County, New Jersey. ... Map of Toms River CDP in Ocean County Toms River is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated area located within Dover Township and is the county seat of Ocean County, New Jersey. ...


References

  1. ^ Our Elected Officials, accessed September 18, 2006
  2. ^ League of Women Voters: 2006 New Jersey Citizen's Guide to Government, p. 54, accessed August 30, 2006

September 18 is the 261st day of the year (262nd in leap years). ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... August 30 is the 242nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (243rd in leap years), with 123 days remaining. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Municipalities of Ocean County, New Jersey
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Beachwood, New Jersey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (713 words)
New Jersey's Third Congressional District, covering portions of Burlington County, Camden County and Ocean County, is represented by Jim Saxton (R, Mount Holly).
New Jersey is represented in the Senate by Frank Lautenberg (D, Cliffside Park) and Robert Menendez (D, Hoboken).
The 9th legislative district of the New Jersey Legislature is represented in the State Senate by Leonard T. Connors (R, Forked River) and in the Assembly by Christopher J. Connors (R, Forked River) and Brian E. Rumpf (R, Forked River).
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