The city sits along the Atlantic Ocean with miles of sandy white beaches for visitors and residents to enjoy. If you enjoy breathing in the crisp ocean air and taking regular walks on a nearby boardwalk, you’ll love coming home to Long Branch New Jersey. Redevelopments have brought major attractions to the area like the shopping/dining and entertainment mall, Pier Village, an ocean-front boardwalk attraction.
The city of Long Branch is home to approximately 31,340 people, occupying 12,594 households. 37% are married couples living together and 27% have children living under the age of 18 in the home. The median income for a family was $42,825. The median age in Long Branch is 35.
There are several distinct neighborhoods and areas in the City of Long Branch and the city continues to redevelop and grow. Transition projects are underway to transform the lower Broadway area (a portion of the city’s Downtown) into an eclectic Arts District. One of the first successes of the new art district is the Shore Institute for Contemporary Art on Broadway and Third Avenue.
A popular destination area, Long Branch is home to many sandy white beaches and nearby tourist hot spots in and around the city. Long Branch is home to Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park, named for the United States presidents who visited the fashionable resort town, including Ulysses S. Grant, Chester A. Arthur, Rutherford Hayes, Benjamin Harrison, William McKinley, Woodrow Wilson and James Garfield.
In 2005, Pier Village opened on the boardwalk of Long Branch. Pier Village is an outdoor shopping and entertainment center featuring local and national restaurants and shopping boutiques. The village spans the Atlantic Ocean and visitors can walk the boardwalk while enjoying shopping and dining at many well known stores and restaurants. Overlooking the boardwalk are ocean front luxury apartments. During the summer, Pier Village is filled with live entertainment and an abundance of outdoor fun!
All Long Branch Public Schools are free, including the Long Branch Preschools which are full-day and accommodate children ages 3-5 years old. Long Branch public schools serve children in pre-school through 12th grade.
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