Asbury Park, New JerseyAsbury Park
is a city located in Monmouth County, New Jersey
. As of the 2000
census, the city had a total population of 16,930.
Geography\nAsbury Park is located at 40°13'21" North, 74°0'44" West (40.222399, -74.012098)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 4.1 km²
). 3.7 km² (1.4 mi²) of it is land and 0.4 km² (0.2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 10.62% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 16,930 people, 6,754 households, and 3,586 families residing in the city. The population density
is 4,571.1/km² (11,842.0/mi²). There are 7,744 housing units at an average density of 2,090.9/km² (5,416.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 24.77% White, 62.11% African American
, 0.32% Native American
, 0.70% Asian
, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 6.49% from other races, and 5.53% from two or more races. 15.58% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 6,754 households out of which 31.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 20.2% are married couples living together, 26.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 46.9% are non-families. 39.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.46 and the average family size is 3.36.
In the city the population is spread out with 30.1% under the age of 18, 10.6% from 18 to 24, 29.8% from 25 to 44, 18.3% from 45 to 64, and 11.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 31 years. For every 100 females there are 88.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 83.2 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $23,081, and the median income for a family is $26,370. Males have a median income of $27,081 versus $24,666 for females. The per capita income for the city is $13,516. 30.1% of the population and 29.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 40.5% are under the age of 18 and 27.1% are 65 or older.