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Belmar was originally incorporated as Ocean Beach borough. On April 16, 1889, it became the City of Elcho borough, which lasted for a few weeks until the name was changed to the City of Belmar Borough as of May 14, 1889. The city acquired its current name, Borough of Belmar, on November 20, 1890. Belmar NJ is a very popular resort town in which there are over one hundred thousand visitors per season. There are a multitude of hotels, bed and breakfasts, restaurants, shopping and fun bars for entertainment. In addition, there are beach and water sports, fishing and tons of activities and events.
The Belmar School District serves students in public school for pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. Belmar Elementary School consists of a single school that served an enrollment of 540 students as of the 2005-06 school year. The district also serves students from Lake Como who attend as part of a sending/receiving relationship.
Students attending public high school are assigned based on sending/receiving relationships to either Manasquan High School or Asbury Park High School. Manasquan High School also serves students from Avon-by-the-Sea, Brielle, Lake Como, Sea Girt, Spring Lake, Spring Lake Heights who attended Manasquan High School as part of sending/receiving relationships with their respective districts. Students may also attend Red Bank Regional High School, Marine Academy of Science and Technology, Academy of Allied Health & Science, Academy Charter School, High Technology High School, Communications High School or Biotechnology High School.
Students may also attend Academy Charter High School, located in Lake Como, which serves residents of Allenhurst, Asbury Park, Avon-by-the-Sea, Belmar, Bradley Beach, Deal, Interlaken and Lake Como, and accepts students on a lottery basis.
As of the census of 2000, there were 6,045 people, 2,946 households, and 1,316 families residing in the borough. The population density was 5,921.7 people per square mile (2,288.2/km2). There were 3,996 housing units at an average density of 3,914.5/sq mi (1,512.6/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 91.53% White, 3.46% Black, 0.18% Native American, 1.03% Asian, 1.99% from other races, and 1.82% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.85% of the population.
There were 2,946 households out of which 17.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them. The median income for a household in the borough was $44,896, and the median income for a family was $61,250. As of the 2000 census, 28.2% of Belmar's residents were of Irish ancestry, the 12th highest of any municipality in New Jersey, for all communities in which at least 1,000 people listed their ancestry.