Summer Time! It’s June, the start of beach weather, summer vacations and general fun in the sun! Here at Cornerstone, we hope we have helped you achieve the dream of being a home owner. Being in the heart of NJ, we love the Jersey shore and love to help our clients accomplish the additional dream of owning a vacation home! We always hear debates about the “best” beach town, so we put together some data to help you decide the right place for you to invest in a beach property.
Listed North to South, here is some helpful data to compare the various beaches along NJ! Note, this is just a sampling of the beaches – the full list is too long for a reasonable length blog!
|Median House Price||Year Round Population||Boardwalk||Total Area (square feet)||Number of Households||Median Age of residents|
|Point Pleasant||$388k||4,665||Yes – 1 mile||1.7||1,985||45.7|
|Ocean City||$517k||11,701||Yes – 2.5 miles||10.8||5,890||53.6|
|Wildwood||$280k||5,325||Yes – 2 miles||1.4||2,251||38.0|
|Cape May||$278k||3,607||Yes – 2 miles (paved)||2.7||1,457||42.2|
Still not sure which is best for you? Come in for a visit and let’s talk!
We gathered our data from the 2010 Census, Zillow.com and Wikipedia.