Barnegat, New Jersey Population 2024

2,938

Barnegat is a city located in Ocean County New Jersey. Barnegat has a 2024 population of 2,938. Barnegat is currently declining at a rate of -5.56% annually and its population has decreased by -19.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,630 in 2020.

The average household income in Barnegat is $120,431 with a poverty rate of 4.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Barnegat is 41.1 years, 41.1 years for males, and 41.1 years for females.

Barnegat Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Barnegat was:

  • White: 93.12%
  • Two or more races: 2.44%
  • Asian: 1.8%
  • Other race: 1.64%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,089.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-19.06% (-692)
The current population of Barnegat, New Jersey is 2,938 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,630.

Barnegat, New Jersey Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,05893.12%
Two or more races802.44%
Asian591.8%
Other race541.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander331%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Native American

Barnegat Population by Race

Barnegat Population Pyramid 2024

Barnegat Median Age

41.1

Total

41.1

Male

41.1

Female

Barnegat Adults

There are 2,529 adults, (434 of whom are seniors) in Barnegat.

Barnegat Age Dependency

56.8

Age Dependency Ratio

20.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

Barnegat Sex Ratio

Female1,57748.02%
Male1,70751.98%

Barnegat Population by Age

Barnegat Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2042.738515
Married9052.992.27.8
Non Family1631.1551.548.5
Male953.251000
Female413.8824.475.6

2.9

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

85.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Barnegat Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade431.85%
9th to 12th Grade1185.08%
High School Graduate61826.63%
Some College37516.16%
Associates Degree1647.07%
Bachelors Degree77333.3%
Graduate Degree2309.91%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Barnegat Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Barnegat Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,0351,897837
Hispanic15313089
2+ Races805729
Asian444444
Islander333333
Other Race28280

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Barnegat Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$51,374$65,671$46,278
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$30,526$32,813$14,417
Some College$53,654$104,360$0
Bachelors Degree$58,295$75,484$55,181
Graduate Degree$50,400$0$54,281

$51,374

Average Earnings

$65,671

Average Male

$46,278

Average Female

Barnegat Earnings by Educational Attainment

Barnegat Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Barnegat Language

93.27% of Barnegat residents speak only English, while 6.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.52% of the population.

Barnegat Language

Barnegat Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,7811344.82%

4.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.11%

Male Poverty Rate

6.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Barnegat

The race most likely to be in poverty in Barnegat is White, with 4.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Barnegat is White, with 4.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.68%.

Barnegat Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater7.48%
High School6.8%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Some College0%

Barnegat Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed39.66%
Female Employed7.88%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%

Barnegat Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Barnegat Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$98,621$120,431
Families$101,144$124,323
Married Families$102,207$-999,999,999
Non Families-$87,063

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Barnegat Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

70.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.3%

Male Marriage Rate

73.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Barnegat Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Barnegat Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Barnegat Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Barnegat Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

162

Number of Veterans

162

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam57
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Barnegat Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 64105
75+36
65 to 7421
18 to 340
35 to 540

Barnegat Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1626.96%
Hispanic2918.95%

Barnegat Veterans by Race

Barnegat Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Barnegat Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.1%

Labor Force Participation

65.8%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Barnegat Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Barnegat Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Barnegat Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

81.27%

Born in Barnegat

96.65%

Native Born

3.35%

Foreign Born

1.4%

Non Citizen

1.95%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.65% of Barnegat residents were born in the United States, with 81.27% having been born in New Jersey. 1.4% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Barnegat Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,938-173-5.56%
20233,111-173-5.27%
20223,284-386-10.52%
20213,670401.1%
20203,63064221.49%
20192,98833112.46%
20182,657-71-2.6%
20172,728-448-14.11%
20163,176-4-0.13%
20153,180-322-9.19%
20143,5022387.29%
20133,264-25-0.76%
20123,2892859.49%
20113,0041876.64%
20102,81700%

Barnegat Population by Year