Point Pleasant, New Jersey Population 2021

18,966
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Point Pleasant is a city located in New Jersey. With a 2020 population of 18,966, it is the 51st largest city in New Jersey and the 1938th largest city in the United States . Point Pleasant is currently growing at a rate of 0.51% annually and its population has increased by 3.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,392 in 2010. Point Pleasant reached it's highest population of 19,306 in 2000. Spanning over 4 miles, Point Pleasant has a population density of 5,432 people per square mile.

The average household income in Point Pleasant is $119,832 with a poverty rate of 2.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,634 per month, and the median house value is $386,200. The median age in Point Pleasant is 42.3 years, 40.7 years for males, and 43.6 years for females.

Point Pleasant Demographics

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

  • White: 96.89%
  • Other race: 1.54%
  • Two or more races: 1.04%
  • Black or African American: 0.25%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Asian: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Point Pleasant, New Jersey is 18,966 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 18,675.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 18,392.

Point Pleasant, New Jersey Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,02096.89%
Some Other Race2871.54%
Two or More Races1941.04%
Black or African American460.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native300.16%
Asian210.11%
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Point Pleasant Population by Race

Point Pleasant Population Pyramid $2021

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Point Pleasant Median Age

42.3


Total

40.7


Male

43.6


Female

Point Pleasant Adults

There are 14,726 adults, (3,076 of whom are seniors) in Point Pleasant.

Point Pleasant Age Dependency

59.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Point Pleasant Sex Ratio

Female

9,481

50.98%

Male

9,117

49.02%

Point Pleasant Population by Age

Point Pleasant Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Point Pleasant Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.6%9.4%
All80.3%19.7%
Non Family67.7%32.3%
Female67.3%32.7%
Male58.9%41.1%

80.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Point Pleasant Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,3492.5280.3
Married4,1403.1790.6
Non Family2,3651.367.7
Female6202.6367.3
Male2242.958.9

3.05

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

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Point Pleasant Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2551.90%
9th to 12th Grade3482.60%
High School Graduate3,32424.81%
Some College2,62519.59%
Associates Degree1,1968.93%
Bachelors Degree3,67027.39%
Graduate Degree1,98114.78%
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Point Pleasant Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Point Pleasant Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White12,31811,9705,296
Hispanic950716288
Other Race24813949
2+ Races525229
Black462514
Native American3030
Asian212121

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Point Pleasant Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$56,771$68,397$47,094
Less Than 9th Grade$31,600$31,406$43,403
High School Graduate$40,547$50,663$29,803
Some College$50,265$63,070$40,556
Bachelors Degree$65,444$81,136$55,742
Graduate Degree$75,459$98,214$69,208

$56,771

Average Earnings

$68,397

Average Male

$47,094

Average Female

Point Pleasant Earnings by Educational Attainment

Point Pleasant Language by Age

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Point Pleasant Language

90.65% of Point Pleasant residents speak only English, while 9.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.43% of the population.

Point Pleasant Language

Point Pleasant Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,5624572.76%
Hispanic1,738482.76%
Other2874816.72%

2.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.64%

Male Poverty Rate

2.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Point Pleasant

The race most likely to be in poverty in Point Pleasant is Other, with 16.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Point Pleasant is White, with 2.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.09%.

Point Pleasant Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade8.81%
High School4.50%
Some College2.75%
Bachelors or Greater1.42%

Point Pleasant Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed11.26%
Male Unemployed7.94%
Male Employed1.53%
Female Employed1.27%

Point Pleasant Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Point Pleasant Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$98,401$119,832
Families$117,468$135,382
Married Families$129,542-
Non Families$69,208$83,389
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Income by Household Type

Point Pleasant Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

54.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Point Pleasant Married by Age and Sex

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Point Pleasant Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Point Pleasant Marital Status by Race

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Point Pleasant Marital Status

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842

Number of Veterans

788

Male Veterans

54

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam288
Korea103
First Gulf War97
Second Gulf War78
World War II50

Point Pleasant Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+356
65 to 74214
35 to 54171
55 to 64101
18 to 34

Point Pleasant Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8175.73%
Hispanic494.32%
Other Race258.71%

Point Pleasant Veterans by Race

Point Pleasant Veterans by Education

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3.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Point Pleasant Veterans by Education

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72%

Labor Force Participation

68.3%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Point Pleasant Employment by Age

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Point Pleasant Employment by Race

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Point Pleasant Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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79.33%

Born in Point Pleasant

93.69%

Native Born

6.31%

Foreign Born

3.86%

Non Citizen

2.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.69% of Point Pleasant residents were born in the United States, with 79.33% having been born in New Jersey. 3.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Point Pleasant Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202118,966970.51%
202018,869970.52%
201918,772970.52%
201818,6751070.58%
201718,568680.37%
201618,500430.23%
201518,457140.08%
201418,443610.33%
201318,382480.26%
201218,334-42-0.23%
201118,376-13-0.07%
201018,389-917-0.49%
200019,3061,1290.60%
199018,1774300.24%
198017,7471,7791.06%
197015,9685,7864.60%
196010,1826,1739.77%
19504,0090.00%

Point Pleasant Population by Year