West Long Branch, NJ Demographics

The total population of West Long Branch is estimated to be 8,547 with 3,876 males (45.35%) and 4,671 females (54.65%). There are 795 more females than males in West Long Branch.
The median household income in West Long Branch was $115,721 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 99(0.09%) from $115,622 in 2020. This income is 155.11% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, West Long Branch sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $174,297. Overall, the median household income for the borough of West Long Branch stands at $115,721.
In West Long Branch, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $68,985 for males and $29,803 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $98,296 for males and $69,275 for females.
In West Long Branch, there are just two different racial groups among households. Among these, White households report a median household income of $126,788, while Black or African American households have a median household income of $14,767.
In 2022, the population of West Long Branch was 8,578, a 0.31% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, West Long Branch's population was 8,605, an increase of 0.24% compared to a population of 8,584 in 2020.
The median age in West Long Branch, NJ is 34.3, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 15.80% were under the age of 15, 30.40% aged 15 to 29, 36.52% aged 30 to 64, 13.42% aged 65 to 84, and 3.86% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of West Long Branch population: 85.97% are White, 5.10% are Black or African American, 0.53% are Asian, 3.88% are some other race and 4.51% are multiracial.