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Encyclopedia > Long Beach Township, New Jersey
Map of Long Beach Township in Ocean County
Map of Long Beach Township in Ocean County

Long Beach Township is a Walsh Act Township located in Ocean County, New Jersey. As of the United States 2000 Census, the township had a total population of 3,329. Image File history File links Long_beach_twp_nj_029. ... Image File history File links Long_beach_twp_nj_029. ... Modern forms of municipal government Walsh Act/Commission 1923 Municipal Manager Faulkner Act forms of municipal government Mayor-Council Council-Manager Small Municipality Mayor-Council-Administrator The Walsh Act was signed by New Jersey Governor Woodrow Wilson on April 25, 1911. ... Modern forms of municipal government Walsh Act/Commission 1923 Municipal Manager Faulkner Act forms of municipal government Mayor-Council Council-Manager Small Municipality Mayor-Council-Administrator A township, in the context of New Jersey local government, refers to one of five types and one of eleven 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. ... State nickname: The Garden State Official languages None defined, English de facto Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Governor Richard Codey (D) Acting, Outgoing Jon Corzine (D) (Governor-Elect) Senators Jon Corzine (D) (Outgoing) Bob Menendez (D) (named as Corzines replacement) Frank Lautenberg (D) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 47th 22... 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. ...


North Beach Haven is a census-designated place and unincorporated area located within Long Beach Township. North Beach Haven is a census-designated place located in Ocean County, New Jersey. ... A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with unincorporated community. ...

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 57.0 km² (22.0 mi²). 13.8 km² (5.3 mi²) of it is land and 43.2 km² (16.7 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 75.90% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 3,329 people, 1,664 households, and 1,038 families residing in the township. The population density is 242.1/km² (627.3/mi²). There are 9,023 housing units at an average density of 656.1/km² (1,700.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the township is 98.53% White, 0.24% African American, 0.03% Native American, 0.36% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.33% from other races, and 0.51% from two or more races. 2.10% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... 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. ... 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. ...


There are 1,664 households out of which 12.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.5% are married couples living together, 6.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 37.6% are non-families. 33.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 19.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.00 and the average family size is 2.50. Marriage is a relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the township the population is spread out with 11.7% under the age of 18, 3.9% from 18 to 24, 17.9% from 25 to 44, 30.0% from 45 to 64, and 36.5% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 57 years. For every 100 females there are 90.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 89.2 males.


The median income for a household in the township is $48,697, and the median income for a family is $59,833. Males have a median income of $41,681 versus $31,528 for females. The per capita income for the township is $33,404. 5.1% of the population and 3.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 7.6% of those under the age of 18 and 5.8% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Government

Federal, state and county representation

Long Beach Township is in the Third Congressional District and is part of New Jersey's 9th Legislative District.


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 Jon Corzine (D, Hoboken) and Frank Lautenberg (D, Cliffside Park). 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 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 Thirteenth Congressional District of New Jersey from 1984 to 1993 and the Third Congressional District from 1993 (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. ... Mount Holly Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... Jon Stevens Corzine (born January 1, 1947) is an American politician and businessman. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Image of Hoboken taken by NASA (red line shows where Hoboken is). ... Frank Raleigh Lautenberg (born January 23, 1924) is an American politician. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Map highlighting Cliffside Parks location within Bergen County. ...


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 Acting Governor of New Jersey is Richard Codey (D, West Orange). 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. ... This is a list of governors of New Jersey. ... Richard Codey, Acting Governor of New Jersey Richard James Codey (born November 27, 1946) is an American politician. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... West Orange is a township located in Essex County, New Jersey. ...


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 for each of the 21 counties in New Jersey. ... John C. Bartlett Jr. ... John P. Kelly serves on the Ocean County, New Jersey Board of Chosen Freeholders. ... 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

For grades K through 6, students attend the Long Beach Island Consolidated School District, which serves students from Barnegat Light, Harvey Cedars, Long Beach Township, Ship Bottom and Surf City. Schools in the district are Ethel Jacobsen School in Surf City which has 117 students in grades Kindergarten - 2 and Long Beach Island Grade School in Ship Bottom which has 181 students in grades 3 - 6. The Long Beach Island Consolidated School District is a regional consolidated school district which serves students in grades K through 6 from five communities bordering the Atlantic Ocean on Long Beach Island, in Ocean County, New Jersey. ... Barnegat Light is a borough located in Ocean County, New Jersey. ... Harvey Cedars is a Walsh Act borough located in Ocean County, New Jersey. ... Ship Bottom is a borough located in Ocean County, New Jersey. ... Surf City is a borough located in Ocean County, New Jersey. ...


For grades 7 through 12, students attend the Southern Regional Middle School (grades 7 and 8) and Southern Regional High School (grades 9 - 12). These schools are part of the Southern Regional School District, which serves the five municipalities in the Long Beach Island Consolidated School District, along with students from Beach Haven and Stafford Township. Both schools are located in Manahawkin. The Southern Regional School District is a regional school district in Ocean County, New Jersey serving students in grades 7 - 12. ... Beach Haven is a Walsh Act borough located in Ocean County, New Jersey. ... Stafford Township is a township located in Ocean County, New Jersey. ... Manahawkin is a census-designated place located in Ocean County, New Jersey. ...


External links

  • Long Beach Township website
  • Long Beach Island School District
  • Southern Regional School District
  • Long Beach Township Beach Patrol
  • Long Beach Township Police

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