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Allenhurst

Borough of Allenhurst

  •   State: 
    New Jersey
      County: 
    Monmouth County
      City: 
    Allenhurst
      County FIPS: 
    34025
      Coordinates: 
    40°14′09″N 74°00′09″W
      Area total: 
    0.28 sq mi (0.73 km²)
      Area land: 
    0.25 sq mi (0.65 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.03 sq mi (0.08 km²)
      Elevation: 
    23 ft (7 m)
      Established: 
    Incorporated April 26, 1897
  •   Latitude: 
    40,2376
      Longitude: 
    -74,0054
      Dman name cbsa: 
    New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    07711
      GMAP: 

    Allenhurst, Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States

  •   Population: 
    1,148
      Population density: 
    1,884.4 residents per square mile of area (727.6/km²)
      Household income: 
    $95,424
      Households: 
    275
      Unemployment rate: 
    8.50%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    7.00%
      Income taxes: 
    8.97%

Allenhurst is a borough in Monmouth County, in the U.S. state of New Jersey. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 496, reflecting a decline of 222 (30.9%) from the 718 counted in the 2000 census. The borough is situated in the center of a string of wealthy communities between Long Branch and Asbury Park. In 2006, Allenhurst ranked 131st in Forbes magazine's list of the most expensive ZIP Codes in the United States. In the magazine's 2012 rankings, the Borough was ranked 448th, with a median price of $665,043. The beachfront is characterized by two groins, known to locals as "Crackup" and "The L" The borough was named for resident Abner Allen and incorporated as a borough by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 26, 1897, from portions of Ocean Township. After Hurricane Sandy had devastated the shoreline in October 2012, the USACE pumped sand onto the beaches, which contained unexploded ordnance in the form of hundreds of fusing components for World War I-era artillery. From December 2016 until March 2017, USACE Baltimore District specialists in munitions and explosives removed 362 chap-stick-sized potentially live pieces, mostly boosters, which had most likely been disposed of as excess after World War 1, and are not uncommon at Gateway's Sandy Hook Unit. The Borough borders the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Deal Lake to the west, and is in close proximity to New York City and is a stop on the NJ Transit North Jersey Coast Line.

History

Allenhurst is the primary city name, but also Loch Arbour, W Allenhurst, West Allenhurst are acceptable city names or spellings. The official name is Borough of Allenhurst. In 1895, the 120-acre (49 ha) Allen farm was bought by the Coast Land Improvement Company in order to build an exclusive resort community to attract upper class summer residents. Allenhurst was incorporated as a borough by an act of the New Jersey Legislature from portions of Ocean Township on April 26, 1897. The borough is situated in the center of a string of wealthy communities between Long Branch and Asbury Park. In 2006, Allenhurst ranked 131st in Forbes magazine's list of the most expensive ZIP Codes in the United States. In the magazine's 2012 rankings, the borough was ranked 448th, with a median price of $665,043. After Hurricane Sandy had devastated the shoreline in October 2012, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) in 2015 pumped sand onto the beaches, which contained unexploded ordnance in the form of hundreds of fusing components for World War I-era artillery. From December 2016 until March 2017, USACE Baltimore District specialists in munitions and explosives removed 362 chap-stick-sized potentially live pieces, mostly boosters, which had most likely been disposed of as excess after World War II. "Not only was Fort Hancock an active military base until 1974, but also the proving ground of the US Army from 1874 until 1919," according to the borough's official history. "The borough was named for resident Abner Allen. The proximity of Allenhurst to the rail line was significant in the growth and popularity of the community".

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the borough had a total area of 0.28 square miles (0.73 km²) The borough borders the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Deal Lake to the west, and is in close proximity to New York City. The beachfront is characterized by two groins, known to locals as "Crackup" and "The L". "TheL" was featured in Scuba Diving magazine as one of New Jersey's premier shore diving locations. The borough is located in Monmouth County and is part of the Monmouth-Worcester County Metropolitan Statistical Area. It has a population of 2,816. The population of Deal, Interlaken, Loch Arbour, Neptune Township and Ocean Township was 2,788. It is located on the shores of Deal Lake, which covers 158 acres (64 ha) and is overseen by the Deal Lake Commission, established in 1974. Seven municipalities border the lake, accounting for 27 miles (43 km) of shoreline, also including Asbury Park, Deal,Interlaken and Loch Arbours. The town of Deal was founded in 1838. It was named after a local family of the same name, who settled in the area in the 19th century. The current mayor of Deal is Michael Deal, who was born in 1844. He was elected to a second term in 2010. The Borough's population is 2,632. It had a population in 2010 of 3,716.

Demographics

As of the 2000 U.S. census there were 718 people, 285 households, and 188 families residing in the borough. The median household income was $79,250 (with a margin of error of +/ $41,438) The per capita income for the borough was $63,707 (+/ $14,113). About 3.2% of families and 3.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 8.9% of those age 65 or over. The borough is located on the New Jersey Turnpike, which connects to New Jersey and New Jersey via the Raritan River and the Susquehannock River. It has a population of 496, with 217 households and 365 housing units. The racial makeup of the borough is 94.76% (470) White, 1.01% (5) Black or African American, 0.00% (0) Native American, 1 (5), 0.42% Asian, and 0.97% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.44% (22) of thePopulation. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 3.11. The population was spread out, with 28.9%. under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 28.8% from 25 to 44, 27.9. from 45 to 64, and 18.7%. who were 65 years of age or older.

Parks and recreation

The Allenhurst Beach Club, a 2,450-member recreational facility, has attracted residents and visitors during the summer months for generations. As of 2013 it featured a 525,000-US-gallon (1,990,000 l; 437,000 imp gal) salt water swimming pool, a children's wading pool, cabanas and bathhouses. New membership is no longer open to non-residents according to the borough administration. The club is located on the shores of Lakehurst, New Jersey. It is located in the borough of Allenhurst, which has a population of about 2,000. The beach club was built in the 1950s and has a capacity of 1,500. It was built on the site of the former Allenhurst Golf Club, which opened in the 1960s. It has been open to the public since the 1970s and features a salt water pool, children's pool, and cabanas. It also has a private beach, which is open to residents and tourists during summer months, and a public beach, with cabanas, a swimming pool and a beach volleyball court.

Government

Allenhurst is located in the 6th Congressional district and is part of New Jersey's 11th state legislative district. The governing body is comprised of the three-member Board of Commissioners, whose members are elected at-large in non-partisan elections. Monmouth County is governed by a Board of County Commissioners comprised of five members who are elected three year terms of office on a staggered basis. All but four candidates from 1900 to 1988 have taken at least 60% of the vote for the Republican presidential candidate. In the 2013 gubernatorial election, Republican Chris Christie received 82.6% of. the vote (147 cast), ahead of Democrat Barbara Buono with 17.4% (31 votes), among the 180 ballots cast by the borough's 376 registered voters. As of March 23, 2011, there were a total of 401 registered voters in Allenhurst, of which 72 (18.0%) were registered as Democrats, 124 (30.9%) wereregistered as Republicans and 205 (51.1%)were registered as Unaffiliated. There were no voters registered to other parties. The borough is one of 30 municipalities (of the 564) statewide that use the commission form of government. For the 117th U.S. Congress, New Jersey is represented by Frank Pallone (D, Long Branch) and Bob Menendez (R, Harrison) As of 2022, the members of Allenhurst's Board of. Commissioners are Mayor David J. McLaughlin (Commissioner of Public Affairs and Public Safety), Deputy Mayor Christopher J.. McLoughlin (Commissioners of Revenue and Finance) and Terry Bolan (Commissioners of Public Works, Parks and Public Property).

Historic district

The Allenhurst Residential Historic District is a historic district roughly bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, Main Street, Cedar Avenue, Hume Street and Elberon Avenue. The district was added to the National Register of Historic Places on June 18, 2010, for its significance in architecture. It includes 412 contributing buildings. It is located in the town of Allenhurst, New Jersey, on the Atlantic coast of New Jersey and the New Jersey Turnpike. It has been listed on the N.R.H.S. since 2010. It was added in 2010 for its significant architecture and includes 412 contributing buildings. It also includes a number of private residences and a public park. The historic district is home to the Allenhurst Museum of Art, which was built in the early 1900s. The Allenhurst Historic District was added on June 18, 2010, to the National Residential Historic District and includes a total of 412 contributing building properties. It includes a number of private residences, including a private residence, public parks, a public library, a theater, a bowling alley, a restaurant, a hotel, a bank, a school and a theater. It contains more than 1,000 contributing buildings, many of which are listed as contributing to the district's status as a National Resident Historical District. The Allenhurst Historic District is one of the oldest historical districts in New Jersey.

Education

Allenhurst is a non-operating district that does not have any public school facilities of its own. As of the 2018-2019 school year, the district, comprised of two schools, had an enrollment of 573 students and 62.4 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a studentteacher ratio of 9.2:1. For ninth through twelfth grades, public school students attend Shore Regional High School, a regional high school located in West Long Branch that also serves students from the constituent districts of Monmouth Beach, Oceanport and Sea Bright. Academy Charter High School in Lake Como accepts students on a lottery basis from the communities of Allenhurst, Asbury Park, Avon-by-the-Sea, Belmar, Bradley Beach, Deal, Interlaken and LakeComo. The high school is part of the Shore regional High School District, with a enrollment of 649 students and 57.2 classroom teachers. The district's elementary schools are Betty McElmon Elementary School with 310 students in pre-Kindergarten through fourth grade and Frank Antonides School with 256 students in fifth through eighth grades. For grades 912 and 913, students go to Shore Regional Public Schools in Westlong Branch, which also servesStudents from Allenhurst and Loch Arbour also attend the district's school as part of sending/receiving relationships, in which students attend on a tuition basis. Students also have the option to attend Academy Charter Public High School.

Transportation

As of May 2010, the borough had a total of 5.14 miles (8.27 km) of roadways, of which 4.73 miles (7.61 km) were maintained by the municipality and 0.08 miles (0.13 km) by Monmouth County. New Jersey Route 71 is the only significant highway in Allenhurst.NJ Transit train service is offered from the Allenhurst station on the North Jersey Coast Line, providing service to Newark Penn Station, Secaucus Junction and New York Penn Station. The station has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1980.New Jersey Transit offers local bus transportation on the 837 route. The borough is located on the New Jersey Turnpike, which runs from New Jersey to New York City and the New York and Long Island Rail Road. It is also on the PATH Rail Line, which provides service to Hoboken Terminal and other major New Jersey stations. The town is home to one of New Jersey's oldest public schools, Allenhurst High School, which was founded in 1876. The school was the first in the state to be built in the 19th century. It was the last to be completed in 1883, and is now the site of the Newark and Hoboken High School. It has a population of 2,841. The city's population was 2,741 in 2010. The population is expected to reach 2,800 by the end of the year, according to the borough's 2011 population estimate.

Climate

According to the Köppen climate classification system, Allenhurst has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) Most summer days are slightly humid with a cooling afternoon sea breeze in Allenhurst. Episodes of heat and high humidity can occur with heat index values > 103 °F (39 °C) July is the peak in thunderstorm activity and the average wettest month is August. The average seasonal (NovemberApril) snowfall total is 18 to 24 inches (46 to 61 cm) The average snowiest month is February which corresponds with the annual peak in nor'easter activity. During the winter months, the average annual extreme minimum air temperature is 3.7°F (15.7 °C). Since 1981, the coldest air temperature was 6.1 °F [21.2 °C] on January 22, 1984. The highest daily average mean dew point was 77.5 °f (25.3 °C), on August 13, 2016. The wettiest calendar day was 5.60 inches (142 mm) on August 27, 2011. The hottest day of the year is August 26, 2016, with an average temperature of 50.0 °F (10.0°C) The coldest day is August 28, 2008, with a temperature of  6.1°F  F (21.1 °C). The average annualExtreme Minimum Air Temperatures (EMT) for Allenhurst is 3.7 degrees F (15 7 °F).

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Allenhurst, Monmouth County, New Jersey = 10.9. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 16. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 10. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Allenhurst = 3.6 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 1,148 individuals with a median age of 44.5 age the population dropped by -5.71% in Allenhurst, Monmouth County, New Jersey population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 1,884.4 residents per square mile of area (727.6/km²). There are average 2.47 people per household in the 275 households with an average household income of $95,424 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 8.50% of the available work force and has dropped -3.55% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 24.40%. The number of physicians in Allenhurst per 100,000 population = 320.7.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Allenhurst = 46.9 inches and the annual snowfall = 18.7 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 117. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 210. 83 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 23.9 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 48, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Allenhurst, Monmouth County, New Jersey which are owned by the occupant = 53.64%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 69.0 years with median home cost = $704,680 and home appreciation of -5.53%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $21.74 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

  • Allenhurst's population in Monmouth County, New Jersey of 1,689 residents in 1930 has dropped 0,68-fold to 1,148 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 48.45% female residents and 51.55% male residents live in Allenhurst, Monmouth County, New Jersey.

    As of 2020 in Allenhurst, Monmouth County, New Jersey are married and the remaining 37.44% are single population.

  • 37.4 minutes is the average time that residents in Allenhurst require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    76.58% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 6.01% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 8.71% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 6.61% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Allenhurst, Monmouth County, New Jersey, 53.64% are owner-occupied homes, another 20.49% are rented apartments, and the remaining 25.88% are vacant.

  • The 65.73% of the population in Allenhurst, Monmouth County, New Jersey who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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