Do you enjoy traditional small town shopping and neighborhood entertainment, single-family neighborhoods full in lush foliage, stunning views of the New York skyline, and natural beauty of the coast? Atlantic Highlands just may your “home sweet home”.
Atlantic Highlands is a small Victorian town in Monmouth County, along the Jersey shore, overlooking lower New York Bay, with Manhattan in the distance. Its hills include the highest point on the eastern seaboard south of Maine.
Many of Atlantic Highlands’ Victorian homes have been preserved and restored, adding to the charm of small-town living and providing interesting walking tours in the historic district.
From Atlantic Highlands’ ridges and bayside, the Manhattan skyline can be seen, and with a population of just under 5,000, this quintessential town offers historic and breathtaking views of a seemingly endless horizon where the New York City skyline meets the Hudson River. The town overlooks where the Atlantic Ocean and Raritan Bay meet at Sandy Hook. Its close proximity to New York makes this an ideal location for commuters.
Atlantic Highlands is the perfect family friendly environment. More than 50% of the population consists of families, and approximately 28% of them have children under 18. The median income for Atlantic Highlands is approximately $77,672 and the median age is 43.
Atlantic Highlands has plenty of spacious parks with a variety of great activities like hiking, bike riding, and picnicking. The largest park is Lenape Woods but don’t miss out on the smaller parks like Henry Hudson Trail and Mount Mitchill Scenic Overlook. Throughout the year, a recreation committee hosts many events such as a summer concert series in the harbor and youth programs like basketball, baseball and soccer.
The Atlantic Highland’s public school system is strong, with a successful track record. With approximately 1 teacher to every 10 students, the district boasts an 84.8% high school graduation rate. The Atlantic Highlands School district serves students entering Kindergarten through Sixth grade. For grades 7-12, public school students attend Henry Hudson Regional High School. Atlantic Highlands offers a district of public and private school selections.
If you have questions about homes available in Atlantic Highlands, please call 732-513-0039.