Vista Center, New Jersey

Vista Center is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Jackson Township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States.[6][7][8] As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 3,689.[3]

Vista Center, New Jersey
Map of Vista Center highlighted within Ocean County. Inset: Location of Ocean County in New Jersey.
Map of Vista Center highlighted within Ocean County. Inset: Location of Ocean County in New Jersey.
Coordinates: 40°09′30″N 74°19′27″W / 40.158303°N 74.324246°W / 40.158303; -74.324246Coordinates: 40°09′30″N 74°19′27″W / 40.158303°N 74.324246°W / 40.158303; -74.324246
Country United States
State New Jersey
CountyOcean
TownshipJackson
Area
 • Total3.427 sq mi (8.877 km2)
 • Land3.388 sq mi (8.775 km2)
 • Water0.039 sq mi (0.102 km2)  1.15%
Elevation118 ft (36 m)
Population
 • Total2,095
 • Density618.3/sq mi (238.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastern (EDT))
Area code(s)732
FIPS code3476107[1][4]
GNIS feature ID02390441[1][5]

GeographyEdit

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP had a total area of 3.427 square miles (8.877 km2), including 3.388 square miles (8.775 km2) of land and 0.039 square miles (0.102 km2) of water (1.15%).[1][9]

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
Census Pop.
2000541
20102,095287.2%
Sources: 2000-2010[8] 2000[10] 2010[3]

Census 2010Edit

The 2010 United States Census counted 2,095 people, 875 households, and 743 families in the CDP. The population density was 618.3 inhabitants per square mile (238.7/km2). There were 948 housing units at an average density of 279.8 per square mile (108.0/km2). The racial makeup was 93.60% (1,961) White, 3.29% (69) Black or African American, 0.10% (2) Native American, 2.58% (54) Asian, 0.00% (0) Pacific Islander, 0.24% (5) from other races, and 0.19% (4) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.25% (110) of the population.[3]

Of the 875 households, 14.2% had children under the age of 18; 79.8% were married couples living together; 3.9% had a female householder with no husband present and 15.1% were non-families. Of all households, 11.2% were made up of individuals and 4.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.57.[3]

12.1% of the population were under the age of 18, 3.9% from 18 to 24, 13.4% from 25 to 44, 38.5% from 45 to 64, and 32.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 59.7 years. For every 100 females, the population had 96.3 males. For every 100 females ages 18 and older there were 93.5 males.[3]

Census 2000Edit

As of the 2000 United States Census[4] there were 541 people, 170 households, and 143 families living in the CDP. The population density was 60.5/km2 (156.7/mi2). There were 173 housing units at an average density of 19.4/km2 (50.1/mi2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 91.31% White, 4.44% African American, 0.18% Native American, 1.48% Asian, 0.55% from other races, and 2.03% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.28% of the population.[10]

There were 170 households, out of which 45.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.9% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.3% were non-families. 8.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 3.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.18 and the average family size was 3.42.[10]

In the CDP the population was spread out, with 28.8% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 36.4% from 25 to 44, 21.4% from 45 to 64, and 5.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 103.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.5 males.[10]

The median income for a household in the CDP was $100,337, and the median income for a family was $101,125. Males had a median income of $50,156 versus $25,938 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $29,620. None of the families and 1.1% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Gazetteer of New Jersey Places, United States Census Bureau. Accessed July 21, 2016.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Vista Center Census Designated Place, Geographic Names Information System. Accessed January 6, 2013.
  3. ^ a b c d e f DP-1 - Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data for Vista Center CDP, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed January 6, 2013.
  4. ^ a b U.S. Census website, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  5. ^ US Board on Geographic Names, United States Geological Survey. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  6. ^ GCT-PH1 - Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place from the 2010 Census Summary File 1 for Ocean County, New Jersey Archived 2020-02-12 at Archive.today, United States Census Bureau. Accessed January 4, 2013.
  7. ^ 2006-2010 American Community Survey Geography for New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed January 4, 2013.
  8. ^ a b New Jersey: 2010 - Population and Housing Unit Counts - 2010 Census of Population and Housing (CPH-2-32), United States Census Bureau, August 2012. Accessed January 4, 2013.
  9. ^ US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  10. ^ a b c d e DP-1 - Profile of General Demographic Characteristics: 2000 from the Census 2000 Summary File 1 (SF 1) 100-Percent Data for Vista Center CDP, New Jersey Archived 2020-02-12 at Archive.today, United States Census Bureau. Accessed January 6, 2013.