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Branchport, Beachfront North and Beachfront South (including Pier Village), Downtown, Uptown, West End, and Elberon, and North End (previously known as Atlanticville).
The town of Long Branch NJ, is one of the largest cities on the Jersey Shore. From the period of the 1860’s through the First World War, it was also the most glamorous. Many people from New York City travel or settle into the area to escape the crowded city and enjoy the benefits of Long Branch's beaches.
Today, Long Branch visitors enjoy the beach, the new boardwalk, as well as Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park, a 33-acre county park with facilities for swimming, boating and picnicking. Some of the summer bungalows have been replaced with high-rise condos. There is also a large selection of outstanding restaurants as well as a lively nightlife for the young and hip – or the young at heart
Long Branch's public schools are operated by Long Branch Public Schools, serving children in pre-school through 12th grade. The district is one of 31 Abbott Districts statewide.
Schools in the district (with 2005-06 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics) are Joseph M. Ferraina Early Childhood Learning Center (JMF), five elementary schools — Amerigo A. Anastasia School (PreK-5; 644), Audrey W. Clark School (3-5; 328), Gregory School (PreK-5; 312), Morris Avenue School (K-5; 355) and West End School (K-5; 329) — Long Branch Middle School for grades 6-8 (1,019) and Long Branch High School for grades 9-12 (1,204).
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 Schools also have free breakfast each morning for the students. In addition, Long Branch Public Schools provide free summer programs for most of the summer. Long Branch Public Schools at JMF, Gregory Elementary, West End Elementary, and Anastasia Elementary are all brand new within the past few years.
As of the 2000 census, there were 31,340 people, 12,594 households, and 7,248 families residing in the city of Long Branch. The population density was 6,008 people per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 68.03% White, 18.66% African American, 0.36% Native American, 1.64% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 7.08% from other races, and 4.19% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 20.67% of the population.