Avon-by-the-Sea, New Jersey

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Avon-by-the-Sea is a Borough in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States, although many of the vacationers and locals call it Avon. (Pronounced Ah-von, not Ay-von) As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 2,244.

Avon-by-the-Sea was incorporated as a borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 23, 1900, from portions of Neptune City.[8]



Avon-by-the-Sea is located at 40°11′31″N 74°01′01″W / 40.191809°N 74.016886°W / 40.191809; -74.016886 (40.191809, -74.016886).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.4 km2), of which 0.4 square miles (1.1 km2) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km2) (21.82%) is water.


As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 2,244 people, 1,043 households, and 535 families residing in the borough. The population density was 5,262.9 people per square mile (2,014.9/km2). There were 1,387 housing units at an average density of 3,253.0/sq mi (1,245.4/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 97.15% White, 0.53% African American, 0.45% Native American, 0.89% Asian, 0.62% from other races, and 0.36% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.41% of the population.

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