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Beachwood is a borough in Ocean County, in the New York metro area.
So named because the beach was a dumping ground for charcoal pits in Lakehurst
The latitude of Beachwood is 39.938N. The longitude is -74.193W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 26 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,712.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Beachwood demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ocean County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 08722 ZIP code.
17% of Beachwood residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Beachwood ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Beachwood was $21,247, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Beachwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Beachwood include Double Trouble Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Beachwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $761. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,252.
Libraries in Beachwood include Beachwood Branch Library ... View libraries
Ocean County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Beachwood political report.
The average commute time for Beachwood workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Beachwood between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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