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Encyclopedia > Harvey Cedars, New Jersey

Harvey Cedars is a Walsh Act borough located in Ocean County, New Jersey. As of the 2000 census, the borough had a total population of 359.


Harvey Cedars is located at 39°42'2" North, 74°8'18" West (39.700679, -74.138421)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 3.1 km˛ (1.2 mi˛). 1.4 km˛ (0.6 mi˛) of it is land and 1.7 km˛ (0.6 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 54.62% water.


As of the census2 of 2000, there are 359 people, 167 households, and 112 families residing in the borough. The population density is 252.0/km˛ (657.1/mi˛). There are 1,205 housing units at an average density of 845.9/km˛ (2,205.6/mi˛). The racial makeup of the borough is 96.94% White, 0.56% African American, 0.28% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 1.95% from other races, and 0.00% from two or more races. 3.62% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 167 households out of which 16.8% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.7% are married couples living together, 4.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.9% are non-families. 29.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.15 and the average family size is 2.61.

In the borough the population is spread out with 14.5% under the age of 18, 4.2% from 18 to 24, 22.0% from 25 to 44, 29.0% from 45 to 64, and 30.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 54 years. For every 100 females there are 102.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 106.0 males.

The median income for a household in the borough is $61,875, and the median income for a family is $69,722. Males have a median income of $71,042 versus $32,361 for females. The per capita income for the borough is $36,757. 5.1% of the population and 2.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 5.1% of those under the age of 18 and 2.9% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

External links

  • Maps and aerial photos
    • Street map from Mapquest (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=39.700679&longitude=-74.138421&zoom=6)
    • Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=39.700679&lon=-74.138421&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
    • Aerial photograph from Microsoft Terraserver (http://terraserver.microsoft.com/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=-74.138421&lat=39.700679&w=750&h=500)

  Results from FactBites:
Shoobees Guide - New Jersey Shore Towns : Harvey Cedars (342 words)
Harvey Cedars can provide a feast for the eyes or the palate or both, depending on what is on your agenda.
The mascot of Harvey Cedars should be the blue claw crab, a result of the devotion that the crustacean receives from the natives and tourists alike.
Harvey Cedar's beaches may be accessed from any street and there is a children's beach at 77th Street.
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