Sea Girt, New Jersey

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Sea Girt is a Borough in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 2,148.

Sea Girt was formed as a borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 29, 1917, from portions of Wall Township, based on the results of a referendum held on May 1, 1917.[7]

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Geography

Sea Girt is located at 40°07′58″N 74°02′07″W / 40.132828°N 74.035323°W / 40.132828; -74.035323 (40.132828, -74.035323).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.8 km2), of which, 1.1 square miles (2.7 km2) of it is land and 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2) of it (26.90%) is water.

Wreck Pond is a tidal pond located on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, surrounded by Wall Township and the boroughs of Spring Lake, Spring Lake Heights, and Sea Girt. The pond is the center of the Wreck Pond Watershed, which covers about 12 square miles (31 km2) in eastern Monmouth County.

Demographics

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 2,148 people, 942 households, and 636 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,026.9 people per square mile (782.4/km2). There were 1,285 housing units at an average density of 1,212.5/sq mi (468.1/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.12% White, 0.09% African American, 0.28% Asian, 0.05% from other races, and 0.47% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.40% of the population.

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